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Uganda: Tourism Revenue Hits Shs5.8 Trillion
on 20/09/2019 at 16:51
[Monitor] Uganda earned $1.6b (about Shs5.8 trillion) from tourism in the 2018/2019 financial year, making the sector the country's leading foreign currency earner for the fifth year in a row, a report shows.
Africa: Ghana Obtains Africa's Highest Score in Aviation safety Oversight
on 20/09/2019 at 12:55
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana is scheduled to win two awards at this year's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) general assembly for improved safety and security in the aviation sector.
Gambia: Gambia Signs to Augment Security At Airport
on 20/09/2019 at 08:32
[Foroyaa] On Monday September 16th, 2019 the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Dr. Mamadou Tangara and the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China, H.E. Ma Jianchun signed a grant document for the installation of security inspection equipment at the Banjul International Airport, at a dinner hosted by the Embassy of China.
Uganda: 20 Hotels Approved to Host Commonwealth Conference
on 19/09/2019 at 17:40
[Monitor] The organising committee for the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) has approved 20 hotels to provide accommodation for more than 1,200 delegates.
Somalia: Kismayo Faces Humanitarian Crisis Following Ban On Direct Flights
on 19/09/2019 at 11:05
[Dalsan Radio] Jubaland now says the Federal Government of Somalia has devised a plot to frustrate the leadership of the state.
Somalia: Stand Off in Mogadishu As Public Transport Drivers Stage Protest
on 19/09/2019 at 09:58
[Dalsan Radio] Traffic in Mogadishu has come to a standstill following the early morning strike by public transport drivers protesting the exorbitant taxes by the Federal Government.
Kenya: Nakuru Ready to Showcase Its Beauty on World Tourism Day
on 19/09/2019 at 05:37
[Nation] All is set for this year's World Tourism Day celebrations in Nakuru County, with organisers putting the hiking of Menengai caldera in Bahati Constituency one of the adventures this year.
Liberia: Liberians to Get Schengen Visa
on 18/09/2019 at 13:06
[New Republic] The Liberian government has been told that its citizens would be given Schengen visa in Monrovia commencing from September 16, 2019. The issuance will take place at the French Embassy in Monrovia.
Liberia: Liberians to Get Schengen Visa Here
on 18/09/2019 at 10:17
[New Dawn] The 26 member Schengen Countries under the European Union have disclosed plan to officially commence the issuance of Schengen Visa in Monrovia, beginning September 16, 2019 at the French Embassy near the Liberian Capital, Monrovia.
Zimbabwe: Govt Seeks More Stake for Women in Tourism
on 18/09/2019 at 07:38
[The Herald] Tourism is one of the world's largest and fastest growing industries. It is an engine for development, contributing to economic growth, poverty reduction and community development.
Kenya: Excitement As Rare 'Blacker' Zebra Spotted in Kenya's Maasai Mara
on 17/09/2019 at 16:29
[East African] A photographer at a camp in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve was in for a surprise when he came across an incredibly rare, "blacker" newly born Zebra.
Kenya: Kitale Club - the Stopover for Slave Merchants
on 17/09/2019 at 13:37
[Nation] More than a century after the abolition of slave trade, a building that hosted slave merchants still stands in Trans Nzoia County.
Ghana: From the U.S. to Ghana, A Taste of Home in the Homeland
on 17/09/2019 at 11:30
[VOA] African Americans are being encouraged to visit Ghana to mark 400 years since the beginning of the transatlantic slave trade. In the capital, Accra, one returnee chef is awaiting U.S. visitors to give them a taste of home in the homeland.
Botswana: Education, Tourism Priority for Aspirants
on 17/09/2019 at 10:13
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Gambia: Government Rejects Recommendation On Ex - Tourism Minister
on 17/09/2019 at 08:56
[Foroyaa] Gambia Government said Friday it has rejected the recommendations of the Janneh Commission on the Erstwhile Tourism Minister, Ms. Fatou Mass Jobe.
Ethiopia: Ethiopian Airlines Launches Wechat Pay and KNET With Cellpoint Digital's Velocity Payment Platform
on 16/09/2019 at 10:41
[PR Newswire] London -CellPoint Digital enables Ethiopian Airlines to rapidly deploy two new popular alternative forms of payment to serve its fast-growing Chinese and Middle Eastern markets
Nigeria: Onyema - We Must All Embrace Nationalism
on 16/09/2019 at 08:43
[This Day] The Chairman/CEO of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema, in this interview, said the decision to deploy his aircraft to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa was driven by nationalism. He spoke to journalists when the first batch of returnees. Excerpts:
Angola: Residence of Angola's First President to Become Tourists Attraction
on 16/09/2019 at 08:08
[ANGOP] Malanje -The residence where the first Angolan President, António Agostinho Neto lived, in the decade of 1940, while working as a doctor in the northern Malanje Province, will be transformed into a place of historical and touristic interest, announced on Saturday the provincial governor, Norberto dos Santos " Kwata Kanawa ".
Kenya: Tourism CS Balala Elected to Chair Global UNWTO Executive Council
on 16/09/2019 at 07:48
[Capital FM] St. Petersburg -Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala was elected to chair the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council, Friday.
South Africa: Sax Non-Appeal - Take SA Express Off Life Support and Let It Die
on 16/09/2019 at 05:56
[Daily Maverick] SA Express has been bailed out with around another R300m, but no one is saying under what conditions. The question must be asked: are we as the taxpayers not keeping the airline on life support, despite all reasonable expectations that it will never recover?
Nigeria: Christian Pilgrimage - Commission Reduces Fare to N715,000
on 14/09/2019 at 08:30
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) has reviewed and reduced the cost of 2019 pilgrimage fare to the State of Israel from N750,000 to N715,000.
Ghana: New Modern Airport for Western Region Soon
on 13/09/2019 at 10:14
[Ghanaian Times] Pretea -The Ministry of Aviation is seeking about 3,000 acres of land in the Western Region to construct a new modern large airport to receive larger planes and serve the oil and gas community.
Africa: Making African Airlines Competitive
on 13/09/2019 at 09:13
[This Day] Despite the introduction and ratification of the Single African Air Transport Market in January 2018, African airlines are yet to take advantage of the treaty, writes Chinedu Eze.
South Africa: SANparks Employees Plan to Embark On Nationwide Strike
on 13/09/2019 at 08:45
[News24Wire] SANParks employees are planning a nationwide strike, including at the world-famous Kruger National Park, over unresolved wage disputes and unanswered complaints to management.
Zimbabwe: Meikles to Finalise Its Hotel Disposal
on 13/09/2019 at 08:40
[Zimbabwe Independent] MEIKLES group has once again expedited an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) that is expected to put closure to a deal that will see the group disposing its five-star hotel through a shareholders' nod.
Zimbabwe: Is Harare Really Like Tripoli Without War?
on 13/09/2019 at 08:07
[Zimbabwe Independent] According to the recently released The Global Liveability Index 2019 by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Harare ranks 134 out of 140 cities around the world in terms of liveability, faring only better than war-torn, terrorism-ravaged and disaster-stricken cities such as Damascus, ranked 140, Lagos (139), Tripoli (136) and Dhaka (138).
South Africa: Civil Society Groups to Shut Down Johannesburg Business District
on 13/09/2019 at 06:04
[News24Wire] Civil society groups are expected to assemble in the early hours of Friday morning to peacefully march against sexual, gender-based violence and femicide.
Malawi: Malawi Tourism Sector Affected By Demonstrations - Minister
on 12/09/2019 at 12:22
[Nyasa Times] Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Salim Bagus has admitted that the anti-Jane Ansah demonstration have imparted negative to the development of the country's tourism industry.
Nigeria: Rivers Now Home of Tourism - Wike
on 12/09/2019 at 07:29
[This Day] Port Harcourt -Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on Rivers people to patronise the entertainment industry in the state for the growth of state economy.
Ghana: Ghanaian Passengers to Enjoy Wifi On Ethiopian Flights
on 11/09/2019 at 14:07
[Ghanaian Times] Ethiopian Airlines has introduced WiFi on its A350 fleet-the same type of aircraft used on the Accra route- using the latest broadband satellite technology (Kaband).
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