Travel & Tourism

Feb 12, 2021
Air Namibia has announced the cancellation of all its operations, effective February 11, as the country’s government is poised to announce its flag carrier's voluntary liquidation. In a late-night notice…
Feb 04, 2021
The board of Air Namibia has resigned after launching a scathing attack on the Namibian government for “usurping its functions” and interfering in the management of the state-owned airline, making it “extremely…
Jan 13, 2021
Rwanda is a major destination for foreigners travelling in the East African region. With a tourism industry that is developing day by day, an emerging conference industry; and an investment…
Dec 26, 2020
Nigeria and Jamaica completed a direct flight from Nigeria’s largest city Lagos to Montego Bay on Monday as the two nations attempt to pave way for a regular direct airline…
Dec 04, 2020
Namibia is putting 170 live elephants up for sale to curb rising tusker populations under pressure from drought and territorial conflict with humans. An advertisement for the sale of 170…
Nov 28, 2020
Botswana, home to nearly half of Africa’s wild elephants, is preparing to repatriate thousands of the giant mammals to neighboring Angola to reduce overpopulation and conflict with farmers. The country…
Nov 23, 2020
Forces of Ethiopia’s Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) have destroyed an airport in the town of Axum, state-affiliated Fana broadcaster said on Monday, after federal troops gave them a three-day…
Nov 10, 2020
The entire airline industry took a tremendous hit in 2020, with countries worldwide shutting down borders and limiting travel as a response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Massive cancellations of flights…
Oct 15, 2020
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in characteristically diplomatic language, has made its view clear on government's plan to bail out South African Airways (SAA) again. The IMF has acknowledged the…
Oct 05, 2020
Ivory Coast inaugurated Saturday its new 60,000-seat Olympic stadium, built with the help of China, in Ebimpe, on the outskirts of Abidjan, in preparation for the African Cup of Nations…
Oct 03, 2020
Uganda, on Thursday, resumed scheduled commercial passenger flights after seven months of government suspensions over COVID-19 pandemic. Vianney Luggya, Communications Officer of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority, told Xinhua by telephone…
Oct 01, 2020
South Africa’s state-owned airline has suspended all its operations as it struggles to raise a bailout of more than 10 billion rands ($591 million). South African Airways, one of the…
Sep 25, 2020
Namibia cricket has joined efforts with the "Eagles" brand to help revive the country's ailing tourism sector with the launch of the #EaglesChallenge on Thursday. The initiative will see Namibia's…
Sep 24, 2020
Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, host to more than half of the world’s mountain gorillas is experiencing an unprecedented baby boom never recorded before according to experts. High up the…
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