News: Facebook bans women who called white men ‘trash” but ignored men that abuse blacks and Women


Facebook bans some women for responding to internet trolls with comments like “men ain’t shi*,” “all men are ugly,” and even “white men are racist.” An investigation was conducted earlier this year of Facebook algorithms used to differentiate between hate speech and political expression. The results? Not so shocking. Facebook trains its content reviewers to protect white men — but […]

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Tourism: Visa-On-Arrival Better Than Blanket Visa-Free Intra-African Travel

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Would an Africa in which Africans require no visas to travel boost prospects for intra-continental trade? The African Union (AU) and many of the continent’s economic organisations think so and want it to be a reality by 2020. It is not an entirely original concept (the European Union already has a visa-free policy for its citizens), and many experts laud […]

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Africa: Zimbabwe Aviation to get 15 planes from Malaysia to refleet the airline


The Zimbabwe government is reportedly set to acquire at least 15 planes as part of efforts to resuscitate the country’s struggling national airline, Air Zimbabwe. According to state owned Herald newspaper, the planes were set to be purchased from Malaysia. The report quoted Transport and Infrastructure Minister Joram Gumbo as saying that the new planes were going to be bought […]

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Africa: FG to partner FTAN to host 2018 African Tourism Ministers conference

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The Federal Government said it would partner with the Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) and other stakeholders in hosting of the African Tourism Ministers in June 2018. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed gave the assurance on Monday in Abuja, when a delegation of FTAN led by its National Chairman, Alhaji Kareem Rabo paid him […]

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Africa: Nigeria Aviation Union grounds Kenya Airways Flight Operations


The National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), Tuesday morning grounded Kenya Airways operations following disagreement between its management and the Union over default in the incremental welfare programme for their workers. Failure to resolve all these issues through dialogue despite consistent efforts by the Union led to complete shutdown of the operations of the carrier. According to the, […]

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Aviation: Ethiopian sends First all Women Operated flight in Africa to Lagos on Saturday the 16th


Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines is proud to announce its first all Women operated flight to Nigeria. Women are expected to fill every role on the flight; from the pilots and cabin crew to in flight ramp operations as well as flight dispatchers on ground, the company revealed. This will also be the first time ET will be operating […]

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Africa: RentAir redefining route Service in Ghana’s aviation industry


RentAir, Ghana’s leading route buying and GSA/PSA for the domestic airlines is redefining service delivery in the country’s aviation sector. According to a statement by RentAir, the company has a network of branches in Ghana, with very strong structures on ground to meet clients, needs and is positioned to deliver the very best of services to all its customers. The […]

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Africa: Southern Sun Hotel Treat Guests to Cocktail Party


Southern Sun Hotel Ikoyi recently held its year end corporate VIP cocktail party for its clients and partners as part of its policy of delivery the best of service in the hospitality industry and ensuring that they get nothing short of quality service, The event which took place last Thursday had the crème dela crème in the Hospitality and Tourism […]

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Africa: CaranaBeach of Seychelles scoops up three international awards


CaranaBeach tripled its haul at the World Luxury Hotel Awards in 2017, earning three awards in different categories, compared to one last year. The 11th edition of the awards, which took place at the historic Kulm Hotel in St. Moritz, Switzerland, saw CaranaBeach came out tops in the Indian Ocean for best luxury boutique hotel, best luxury romantic hotel and […]

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Africa: Sea turtles in Seychelles; A journey through time


Sea turtles and Seychellois have a long history that dates back over two centuries. Turtle meat was once considered a vital food source for sea travelers, and remained the star of many authentic Creole dishes for decades. Nothing ever went to waste; The carapaces were polished and crafted into jewelry and other trinkets. In fact, at some point, turtles were […]

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