By Nelly Fualdes
Posted on Monday, 30 May 2022 11:51
According to Corsair’s CEO Pascal de Izaguirre, coping with rising fuel prices without discouraging traffic recovery is a delicate exercise for airlines.
SEP-Congo took over from Société de Manutention de Carburants Aviation (SMCA) – the company that supplies fuel to Blaise-Diagne International Airport in Senegal – after it had to deal with a paraffin shortage at the end of April. The company, which is responsible for oil logistics in DRC, sounded the alarm on 16 May, explaining that it had to impose a strict quota on its fuel supply because of the tension in stocks, thus leading to the cancellation of several flights at the Kinshasa airport.
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Nigerian cement demand growth underpins prospects for share-price advances at Lafarge Africa and Dangote Cement, while investors should steer … clear of BUA Cement on valuation grounds, according to research this month.
With Mauritius removed from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) list of countries subject to increased monitoring on 21 October 2021, and … from the EU list of high-risk third countries on 7 January 2022, Dhanesswurnath Thakoor can breathe a sigh of relief.
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By Nelly Fualdes