Africa: Lagos State ask FG to concession Murtala Muhammed International Airport, other national assets to it

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Determined to see that infrastructures in the state meet its mega city status when placed side by side with other emerging cities in the world, the Lagos State government has asked the Nigerian Government to concession the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), to it. The state of the airport which is a gateway into Lagos has continued to be a […]

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Africa: Lagos Tourism Summit, MICE IN LAGOS a Paper presented By Amb. Ikechi Uko, AKWAABA Travel Market


M.I.C.E (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences/Conventions and Exhibitions/Events), and creative content as tourism sector panacea the background and growth of M.I.C.E and creative economy tourism in Lagos, over the years. MICE DEFINITION The acronym might be falling out of favour, and some push to call it the meetings industry or the events industry. COMPONENTS OF MICE TRAVEL MICE travel involves a number […]

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News: China excludes Africa from countries waived from Visa to Hainan from May 1


Beijing, Apr 18 China will give visa free entry to tourists from 59 nations to its southern island province of Hainan from May 1, but countries from South, South East Asia and Africa do not figure in the list. Under the new policy, announced today, a group of or individual tourists from 59 countries, including Russia, Britain, France, Germany, US […]

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Africa: Ethiopian Airlines Now Official Airline Sponsor For Ghana 60 Years-On Film Summits 2018


The National Planning Committee of the “Ghana 60 Years-On Film Summit 2018” led by the Chairman of the committee , Mr. Richard Yaw Boateng, who is also the National President of Film Directors Guild of Ghana, paid a courtesy call on the Area Manager of Ethiopian Airlines, Ghana Office, Madam Genet Michaels, in Accra Central on Wednesday 18th April, 2018. […]

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News: 53-year-old visa applicant bags 2yrs in jail for lying to UK embassy

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JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos Tuesday sentenced a 53 aged man, Kolawole Whesu Viyon to two years in prison for submitting a fake Jama-at-ul-Islamiyya of Nigeria Marriage Certificate to facilitate his travel visa to the United Kingdom. Viyon was convicted on a three-count charge of making false statement and presentation of a false document brought […]

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Africa: Tourism Development Has to Be Deliberate- Frank Nneji


With its humbling beginnings with five buses, ABC Transport today is a multi-million dollar business holding one of the top spots for road transportation in Nigeria and employing well over 1,200 people. The transport company is the first of its kind to be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), and has subsidiaries ranging from ABEX services to City Transit […]

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Africa: Two more airlines apply to commence operations in Ghana

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Two new airlines – Ashanti airlines and Gold Coast airlines have submitted applications to the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) for an air carrier license. The airlines are seeking the license in a bid to commence both domestic and regional operations. This follows earlier announcements of some five airlines also undergoing various certification stages to commence operations in the country. […]

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Africa: Man in Weah’s Shadows – Controversial Figure from Tolbert, Doe, Taylor Era Resurfaces


Shortly after the April 14, 1979 rice riots which killed scores of Liberians and led to millions of dollars in damage, late President William R. Tolbert tipped Mr. Emmanuel Shaw II, then one of the rising young men in the True Whig Party to chair a committee setup to get the views of people around the country and make recommendations […]

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Africa: Lagos State is creating an enduring architecture for the business of tourism to thrive – Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode


Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the governor of Lagos State, Africa’s most populous city and the second largest economy in West Africa, has revealed that the State is creating an enduring architecture for the business of tourism to thrive as it targets its Tourism Master Plan to be a driver to support continuous prosperity of the State. Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode stated this […]

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