Africa: Our International Operations Will Create more Jobs for Nigerians- Onyema

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The Chairman and CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, in this interview said the airline’s foray into international destinations will create more jobs for the country, cut back capital flight and provide competitive fares for Nigerian travellers. He spoke after the successful inaugural flight of the airline to Dubai via Sharjah last Friday. Chinedu Eze who was there brings the […]

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Africa: Mozambique mulls online visa issuance to boost tourism

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As part of a strategic bid to boost tourism, the Mozambican government is developing plans to introduce online visas to encourage tourists to enter the country, APA can report on Saturday.The announcement was made by Mozambican Prime Minister, Carlos Agostinho do Rosário, during the Tourism Gala held on Saturday under the slogan “Turismo somos nós” or We are Tourism. Mozambique […]

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Africa: Elephant, rhino populations rebounding in Tanzania after anti-poaching crackdown

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Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organized criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country’s presidency said. A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the “Ivory Queen” was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court in February for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants to Asia, marking a […]

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News: 1 on 1 with Neliswa Nkani, Hub Head – MEISA, South African Tourism Holdings

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The vibrant and diverse nation of India has always been an important focus region for South African Tourism, as it has consistently featured amongst our top eight international source markets. Why is India an important market for South African Tourism? The vibrant and diverse nation of India has always been an important focus region for South African Tourism, as it […]

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Africa: Three cities to have a fab summer in Nigeria

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Ready, set? Summertime! It is now officially summertime and do you have any exotic summer plans? Or, did you have one and the visa gods decided to hinder your glory? This year has been particularly difficult for the usual USA summer travelers, thanks to the discontinuation of the visa dropbox process for its regular travelers. Schengen visa process that usually […]

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Africa: In Lagos, billions generated as ‘tax’ by road unions are never accounted for

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As the commercial bus moved swiftly away from Abattoir bus stop inwards Tabon-tabon area of Agege in Lagos, the driver swerved dangerously into a crowded street. Many passengers wondered why he would take a longer route and expressed their frustration. Others lambasted him for making such a dangerous turning. But the middle-aged driver appeared unperturbed by the cacophony, his head […]

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Accra Weizo: Stakeholders Task West Africa, Border Operators On Seamless Travel

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Accra Weizo, one of the flagships of Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions/Events (MICE) in Africa, has continued to stimulate inspiring discussions on how to liberalise movement within the African borders, especially the West Africa, to promote travel across borders, viz-a-viz easing business transaction and movement of people. However, the fifth edition of Accra Weizo came handy with thought provoking line […]

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Africa: The remake of Disney’s Lion King opens up more holidays to Kenya

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A REMAKE of The Lion King will reignite our passion for a species in worrying decline. Sarah Marshall finds a glimmer of hope in the Masai Mara. Overrun by his offspring, Olerai grunts, growls and grinds his chiselled jaw, but is far too weary to summon a roar, as excitable lion cubs tug at his tail. Raising an eyelid to […]

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