Travel & Tourism

Oct 10, 2018
There are few things more liberating than travel -- although some passports offer more freedom than others. A new report published October 9, 2018, reveals just how many borders some travel documents…
Oct 08, 2018
New research finds that poaching harms more than just the elephants who are killed. Female elephant orphans face a hard-knock life compared to their counterparts with surviving mothers, and that…
Oct 08, 2018
Cape Town International Airport was named Africa’s Leading Airport for the second consecutive year at the 25th World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. Senior executives from travel…
Oct 07, 2018
Air Zimbabwe has been struggling with a $300 million debt, including to foreign creditors. Only three of its planes are operational. Zimbabwe has appointed an independent administrator to run its…
Sep 28, 2018
A 49-year-old German woman was trampled to death by an elephant in a popular game reserve in northern Zimbabwe as she tried to photograph it, a wildlife official said Thursday.…
Sep 25, 2018
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS, owned by ALLISON Shipping, which was hijacked off…
Sep 25, 2018
South Africa will ease some immigration rules, including agreeing visa waiver agreements with more countries, in an effort to boost investment and tourism, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on…
Sep 22, 2018
In President Cyril Ramaphosa's statement on the Economic Stimulus and Recovery Plan for South Africa, he highlighted the visa changes approved by the cabinet on Wednesday.   One of the…
Sep 21, 2018
President Donald Trump's obsession with building walls has apparently gone global.    Trump recently suggested to the Spanish government it should build a wall in the Sahara desert to address…
Sep 20, 2018
Exactly two months after the official launch of the logo and name of the proposed national carrier, Nigeria Air, the Federal Government has suspended the project. The Minister of State…
Sep 17, 2018
App-based e-hailing group Uber is calling on the Department of Transport to hold off implementing new proposed amendments to the National Land Transport Act. According to the group, while it…
Sep 15, 2018
The mutilated carcass of a female white rhino, who had given birth just months ago, lay rotting on a hill beside a road that meanders through South Africa's Kruger National…
Sep 10, 2018
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said the proposed December take off of the national carrier, Nigeria Air, was still feasible as it could still issue necessary operational certificates before…
Sep 02, 2018
Germany has expressed commitment to provide more support to ECOWAS in the area of migration, economic development, and health. The ECOWAS Commission, in a news release on its website, said…
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