Travel & Tourism

Apr 06, 2016
Addis-Ababa — On the sidelines of the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, the Economic Commission for Africa organized on 2 April 2016, a side event…
Apr 05, 2016
Thirty-six passenger and cargo transport providers have applied for licences to operate local and international flights, signalling heightened interest in the country’s aviation sector. Applications filed with the Kenya Civil…
Mar 29, 2016
More Nigerians have now turned to Ghana to pursue higher education, with statistics from the National Accreditation Board (NAB) indicating that citizens from Africa’s most populous nation now top the…
Mar 21, 2016
Zimbabwe’s troubled national carrier announced that it plans to resume flights to London, nearly four years after it stopped flying to the United Kingdom following a blush with creditors. Air…
Mar 17, 2016
The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare, has welcomed the president's decision of allowing the country to issue visas on arrival to all citizens within the AU,…
Mar 12, 2016
Kenya Airways expects to report an improvement in operating profit and narrower losses for the year ending in March because of savings made by reducing the size of its fleet…
Mar 11, 2016
Google South Africa announced that it’s possible to discover more of the beautiful country via an initiative called “South Africa: The Mzansi Experience”. The project uses Google Street View via…
Mar 10, 2016
US-based Uber plans to expand in Tanzania, Uganda and Ghana this year and will focus on convincing traditional taxi drivers to work for the app-based taxi service, its general manager…
Mar 09, 2016
Africa’s airline industry has experienced heavy losses recently, but an ambitious growth strategy is helping Ethiopian Airlines soar above the turbulence while other African carriers fight to break even. Ethiopian,…
Mar 07, 2016
Internet ride-sharing company Uber says it welcomes a new transport bill that plans a crackdown on drivers who don’t have meter taxi licences. The Sunday Times reported over the weekend…
Feb 25, 2016
The long awaited Swazi Airways’ Boeing 737 airplane finally arrived on Wednesday and presented to the Swaziland Civil Aviation Authority (SWACAA), according to media reports on Thursday. SWACAA communications and…
Feb 18, 2016
East African citizens will from March this year be able to access the East African Community (EAC) e-passports that will help ease their movement in the trading bloc, a senior…
Feb 16, 2016
Prices of domestic air tickets have remained high despite the slump in global oil prices, mostly as a result of government’s imposition of taxes on the commodity. Aviation fuel is…
Feb 16, 2016
An official of the International Trade Center (ITC) has emphasized the need to further enhance and develop the tourism sector to lift Liberia as “a destination of great values.” Liberia…

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