News: Nigeria, Ecuador to sign visa waiver deal

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Ecuadorian Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Deopoldo Rovayo, says his country and Nigeria have agreed to sign a visa free agreement. Rovavo made the announcement in Abuja on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Olukunle Bamgbose. He disclosed the purpose of his visit was to strengthen bilateral ties between […]

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Africa: Employ internet website in tourism marketing– Dubai Tourism tells Ghana’s women in tourism

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In a changing global environment, where the internet is fast becoming a necessity rather than luxury, Ghanaian women entrepreneurs in tourism must leverage on internet websites to grow their businesses, Director of International Operations, Dubai Tourism, Stella Fubara-Obinwa has advised. Fubara-Obinwa, who is in charge of Dubai Tourism’s African Market, said the lack of internet websites for most operators in […]

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Tourism: Ethiopian Reforms is making it the First big Nation to adopt Visa on Arrival for Africans

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Ethiopia’s new prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali is not giving us time to breathe. At 41, the youngest head of government in Africa, he has logged a lot of frequent flyer miles already, visiting countries in the neighbourhood, and at home he’s been all over on a charm offensive. He has supped with once-bitter enemies of the ruling Ethiopian People’s […]

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Africa: Ghana’s Tourism Minister Hon. Catherine Afeku wins BALAFON Tourism Minister in West Africa

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Honourable Catherine Abelema Afeku, Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture Ghana has emerged Tourism Minister of the Year in West Africa.  This is coming as the organizers of the BALAFON West African Travel and Tourism Awards, www.ATQNews.com, announced winners of the awards for 2018 edition. Www.ATQNews.com is today rated as the biggest travel news website in Africa. ATQ News is […]

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Aviation: Life span of an airplane, From birth to death

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We’re all familiar with the sight of an airplane soaring through the sky, but what do these flying machines look like when they’re being assembled? And what about when they’re nearing the end of their life, about to be demolished and dismantled for scrap? Intrigued? Mike Kelley was too. The aerial photographer rented a helicopter and snapped a series of […]

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Tourism: The Top10 cities in the World for Leisure Visitors includes an African city

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According to the latest Global Destination Cities Index, the international destinations with the highest concentration of visitors traveling for relaxation and leisure is Punta Cana Punta Cana leads the list of top ten cities where more than 90 percent of overnight visitor travel in 2017 was for purposes beyond business—such as vacation or family visits. The list includes several lesser-known […]

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Africa: American Woman stung by wasps to death in Uganda while on a Tourism Vacation

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Gloria White, 65, an attorney from Edmond, was traveling with her husband, veterinarian Gary White in Uganda. The couple was traveling to observe gorillas in their natural habitat; Gary White has spent many years studying primates, KOCO reported. While the Whites were on a guided tour, a wasp nest was disturbed. Gloria White was stung “hundreds of times” and died […]

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Aviation: Ghanaian Africa World Airlines with 49 weekly flights lead all Airlines with flights to Nigeria

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Ghanaian carrier, Africa World Airlines leads the pack of foreign airlines operating into Nigeria with 49 weekly frequencies of the 325 frequencies operated by 25 foreign airlines. The 325 weekly frequencies, however, translates into 9,810 frequencies per month or a grand total of 117,720 frequencies per annum. According to a report published by saharareporters.com the breakdown of the foreign airlines’ […]

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Africa: The Good, Bad and Ugly sides of the Planned Nigerian National Carrier

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The federal Government recently announced that the proposed National Carrier will kick-off December 24th this year. Since the declaration, stakeholders in the aviation industry have continued to express their views, highlighting both the bright and dark sides of the project. ANTHONY AWUNOR writes. When the Minister of States on Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika announced last year, that the Nnamdi Azikiwe […]

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