Travel & Tourism

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…
Sep 18, 2020
The Mozambican civil aviation authorities say only airlines from six countries have agreed to resume operations since the reopening of the country’s airspace this month. The National Civil Aviation Institute…
Sep 15, 2020
Ethiopian Airlines Group has successfully completed a new passenger terminal at its hub Addis Ababa Bole International Airport with emphasis on Bio Security and Bio Safety measures. The new terminal…
Sep 07, 2020
There was palpable joy on Saturday as the first international, non-essential passenger flight landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, for the first time in over three months.…
Sep 04, 2020
Some international airlines were yesterday denied entry into Nigeria when international flights finally resume on Saturday, September 5th. The list of the airlines denied entry and those given approval to…
Aug 21, 2020
Nigerian Government has impounded a Boeing 777 jumbo plane belonging to the Angolan government at the Lagos airport for flying illegally into Nigeria. The government grounded the passengers-laden plane and subsequently…
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