Travel & Tourism

Aug 02, 2020
Tanzania banned Kenya's national airline from entering the country effective Saturday, in the latest move in a deepening row triggered by Tanzania's controversial handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Tanzania said…
Jul 22, 2020
Radisson Hotel Group announced the addition of six new hotels to its African portfolio, bringing the total to almost 100 hotels across 32 African markets. The six new hotel deals…
Jul 20, 2020
When it comes to public transport, there is a responsibility both on operators and on commuters to make the required changes to their travel and commuting behaviour. This is the…
Worrying news has recently come to light: hundreds of elephants have been found dead in Botswana, and as yet, there is no clear cause of death. But as an expert…
Jul 01, 2020
Botswana soldiers this week shot and killed a suspected rhino poacher during a gunfight in the vast Okavango Delta, where poaching has reached unprecedented levels. The southern African nation's anti-poaching…
Jun 29, 2020
As Nigeria’s aviation industry prepares for the resumption of domestic flights amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja has acquired two robots with artificial intelligence (AI)…
Jun 24, 2020
The domestic wings of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Lagos, and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja have been rated 57 percent in terms of meeting the requirements of Nigeria Civil Aviation…
Jun 18, 2020
The provisional liquidator for state-owned regional airline SA Express says that the number of parties interested in buying or investing in the airline has grown from just two to seven,…
Jun 17, 2020
African hotel development had returned to growth at the start of 2020, with more than 78,000 rooms in 408 hotels in the pipeline, according to the 12th annual survey by…
Jun 12, 2020
When Khimbini Hlongwane spent most of his small safari tour company’s savings on the deposit for a new minibus in February, it seemed like a safe bet. His revenues had…
Jun 05, 2020
Wildlife officials in Botswana have dismissed poaching and poisoning as reasons for the deaths of 110 elephants since March. Authorities in the country, which has the largest population of elephants…
Jun 04, 2020
American rapper Rick Ross is reported to have agreed on a deal to tour Uganda for a series of shows, although dates of tour are yet to be announced owing…
Jun 04, 2020
South Africa’s public enterprises ministry said that it had not yet discussed a draft business rescue plan for struggling South African Airways (SAA), which an opposition party made public earlier…
May 29, 2020
All taxi motos operating in Kigali will from June 1, use only cashless payment platforms when charging their clients, according to Rwanda UtilitiesRegulatory Authority (RURA). This is part of the…
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