Travel & Tourism

Mar 18, 2019
Travel & Tourism in South Africa contributed 1.5 million jobs and ZAR425.8 billion to the economy in 2018, making it the largest tourism economy in Africa, according to the World Travel…
Mar 16, 2019
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ooni of Ife Global Outreach, Dr Ayobami Oyedare, has advised Nigeria to promote tourism potential through local and international sporting activities.   Oyedare said…
Mar 16, 2019
For every skilled professional coming to South Africa, eight are leaving. This was the major finding of an Enterprise Observatory of South Africa (EOSA) report released in January. The researchers…
Mar 14, 2019
The black boxes recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa have been sent to Paris, the airline said on Thursday.   Black…
Mar 11, 2019
TaTaxify, a ride-hailing company, is rebranding itself into Bolt. Bolt currently provides its services in six African countries, the company said in a statement. It has plans to expand its…
Feb 25, 2019
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it is collaborating with the Nigerian Army, Nigeria Customs Service, the Nigerian Navy, the Nigeria Police Force and other agencies to curb trans-border crimes.…
Feb 25, 2019
Scientist Mike Chase says during a recent aerial wildlife survey he found the remains of 88 elephants at poaching hot spots in northern Botswana. The aerial survey of northern Botswana…
Feb 17, 2019
In their natural habitat, the birds vanished into the canopy. It was split-second but fascinating sighting. To then see the African Grey Parrot caged like a prisoner -- or any…
Feb 16, 2019
South Africa and Turkey have pledged to support Ghana’s Aviation sector to ensure it met world class standards. They would offer technical advice, help train pilots, and share experiences among…
Feb 15, 2019
South Africa, home to almost all of the world’s rhinoceroses, said the number of the animals killed by poachers plunged by 25 percent last year as it stepped up efforts…
Feb 03, 2019
Three people have died and 17 others rescued as a passenger boat capsised at Bayeku area of Ikorodu, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Saturday.   The boat, said to belong to…
Feb 01, 2019
The United States said on Thursday it was imposing visa restrictions on Ghana, accusing the African country of not cooperating in accepting its citizens ordered removed from the United States.…
Jan 30, 2019
South African archaeologists have rediscovered what the “lost city” of Kweneng looked like, using LiDAR (Light detection and ranging) technology. The researchers have been studying the site for decades. Source:…
Jan 30, 2019
Barely two months after it began, Ethiopian Airlines will end the first nonstop service from LAX to Africa next month, according to a report in online airline flight route tracker…
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