Travel & Tourism

Jun 27, 2017
Embassies, visas and immigration officers. These things invoke nightmarish feelings in many people. This is particularly true in Africa. One cannot fail to notice the hallmarks of post-colonial performances of…
Jun 22, 2017
Low cost carrier, Fastjet says it will increase the number of flights on its Harare-Johannesburg route to three per day from July 1 in response to high demand. Fastjet, which…
Jun 21, 2017
The Cross Border Operation between RSA and Botswana at Gemsbok Port of Entry is focusing on prevalent crime incidents such as stock theft, smuggling of goods and drugs between RSA…
Jun 21, 2017
Further enhancing its commitment to ensuring consistent quality standards, the 4 star "Accra City Hotel's in Accra, one of the iconic properties in West Africa is the first hotel in…
Jun 17, 2017
Kenyan lawmakers on Thursday approved a government proposal to guarantee $750 million worth of debt owed by Kenya Airways, part of a broader financial restructuring, parliament said in a statement.…
Jun 10, 2017
Botswana's largest tourism company, Wilderness Holdings, said on Friday it has withdrawn a bid for loss-making state airline, Air Botswana. Botswana put the airline up for sale in February, part…
Jun 08, 2017
Zimbabwe is set to export wildlife to the Democratic Republic of Congo and Gambia, the Environment Minister, Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri has said. Muchinguri told The Source that the two countries recently…
Jun 06, 2017
Ethiopian Airlines has worn the African Aviation ‘African Airline of the Year’ Award for 2017, for the second year running. The award was presented at the 26th Annual Air Finance…
Jun 02, 2017
The United States of America’s Embassy in Zimbabwe has banned its personnel from flying state-owned Air Zimbabwe after the airline was barred from entering Europe for failing to address safety…
May 31, 2017
Botswana's largest tourism company, Wilderness Safaris , plans to make a bid for Air Botswana, the country's loss-making national airline which the government wants to privatise. Botswana put the airline…
May 28, 2017
Kenya Airways (KQ) net loss narrowed to Sh10 billion ($100m) in the year ending March, compared to a loss of Sh26.2 billion ($262m) it reported last year, signalling improvement in…
May 23, 2017
Zimbabwe’s visa regime is among Africa’s most restrictive, after it was rated number 21 on the Visa Openness Index out of 54 countries on the continent. Zimbabwe’s visa regime has…
May 21, 2017
Nigeria will process all tourist and business visas within two days, the vice president's office said on Friday, as Africa's largest economy, mired in recession, tries to improve the ease…
May 18, 2017
The European Commission (EC) has banned Zimbabwe’s struggling airline, Air Zimbabwe, from its airspace over safety concerns. The EC said it had updated the list of non-European airlines that do…

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