Africa: Nigerian carrier, Air Peace receives 5th ERJ 145, set for Sokoto, Katsina flights


Nigeria’s leading airline, Air Peace on Sunday took delivery of its fifth Embraer 145, assuring that the development has deepened its capacity to relaunch its flights to Sokoto and start its Katsina service. The carrier, which had earlier received four of the six 50-seater Embraer 145 aircraft it recently acquired, said its goal of unifying Nigeria through air transport and […]

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Africa: Commonwealth Judges reject accusations leveled at Seychelles first woman CJ


The Tribunal of Inquiry has today submitted its Report to the Constitutional Appointments Authority (CAA), the President of the Republic of Seychelles and the parties concerned. The Tribunal was established by the CAA on 16 April 2018 to inquire whether, following complaints lodged with the CAA, the conduct of Chief Justice, Dr. MathildaTwomey, amounted to misbehaviour in terms of Article […]

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News: West African countries collaborate to interlink payment system


To make trading between African countries easier, West African countries have joined forces to interlink their payment system. The Director-General, West African Monetary Institute, Mrs. Ngozi Egbuna, made this known on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sideline of the IMF/WB Annual Meetings in Bali. She revealed that with funding from the African Export-Import […]

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Africa: Ministry, GTA partners Glitz Africa to launch “SEE GHANA” magazine.


Inspired by the untold stories and forgotten places, a new magazine – SEE GHANA has been born. The publication of this magazine, through a strong private sector partnership with Glitz Africa magazine, underscores the importance the Ministry and GTA are placing on reinvigorating efforts at marketing Ghana first to Ghanaians and then internationally. The Quarterly magazine was outdoored at a […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian Pioneers 1st GEnx Engine Repair in Africa


Ethiopian Maintenance & Engineering Services, the largest and oldest aircraft maintenance centre in Africa, has become the first in Africa with capability to repair the GEnx Engine, which powers the Boeing 787 aircraft. The first GEnx engine repaired at Ethiopian Maintenance & Engineering Services facility makes the airline among one of very few GEnx Repair shops in the GE MRO […]

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Africa: Why Nigeria Airlines Have Short Lifespan

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Last week aviation industry stakeholders debated why Nigerian airlines have short life span and identified factors responsible. Chinedu Eze takes a look at the factors and the way out. Last week industry stakeholders met in Lagos to deliberate on factors responsible for short lifespan of Nigerian airlines and how to open the industry for potential growth. The meeting was organised […]

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Africa: Air Namibia cancels all flights to Zimbabwe after Aircraft was impounded

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Following the impounding of an Air Namibia aircraft in Zimbabwe, the airline has cancelled all flights to Harare pending an appeal to that country’s Supreme Court. The airline has thus resolved to divert its existing flights between Hosea Kutako International Airport and Victoria Falls to Livingstone, Zambia, for the period October 06, 2018 to October 27, 2018. According to an […]

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News: Retired Baller Kevin Garnett Has $77M Gone Missing And He’s Suing His Accountant


Retired NBA star Kevin Garnett has filed a lawsuit saying his former accountant helped a wealth manager steal $77 million from him. Garnett played for Minnesota Timberwolves and Boston Celtics. The federal malpractice lawsuit alleges that Kentucky-based accountant Michael Wertheim and Welenken CPAs enabled Charles Banks IV of Atlanta to defraud Garnett through businesses in which Garnett and Banks shared […]

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News: Nigerian Media Mogul Named Among Financial Times’ Top 100 Global Female Executives


Nigerian media mogul Biola Alabi, chief executive officer and managing partner of Biola Alabi Media, has been named among the top 100 female executives in the world by the Financial Times. The entrepreneur was the only Nigerian-based executive to feature on the FT & HERoes 100 Female Executives list for 2018, according to the Financial Times. The list has been […]

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Tourism: Congo may destroy UNESCO oldest national park in Africa in Search of Oil

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Congo’s Virunga National Park, the oldest national park in Africa and the Salonga National Park, home to endangered Gorillas have been handed over by Congo’s President to a UK oil company, Soco, to be destroyed for oil exploration. Last month, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) triggered international outrage when it confirmed that it was considering opening up two […]

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