Accidents are decreasing and airlines are expanding, but finances are shaky and the realisation of a single aviation market is still a distant goal.
The hijacking of a dhow off the coast of Somalia in April raises an unwelcome prospect for shipping in the Indian Ocean.
Even if a deal brokered by Russia and Saudi Arabia to slash global oil output succeeds, there is little prospect of a return to 2014 prices.
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority talks to African Business about her career and the challenges facing her organisation.
Despite bitter disputes with its neighbour, the government of Ethiopia is accepting large numbers of refugees from Eritrea.