Africa: Lagos State Govt, Stakeholders brainstorm on the need to Preserve and Sustain Cultural Heritage Sites in Lagos


The Lagos state government in its bid to ensure that the state’s historical and cultural sites and monuments are preserved for future generations and also drive tourism to the state held a stakeholder’s forum for professionals in the sector. Speaking at the forum which was held at the state’s Council for Art and Culture hall, Commissioner for Tourism, Art and […]

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News: This Influencer Is Advocating For More Black And Brown Faces Within Tourism Brands


Meet Martinique aka “Marty.” The 31-year old Oakland native has made it her mission to fight for more travel and tourism brands to feature more people of color. We spoke with her about this mission and why it is important. Give us your take on the current face of tourism and major travel brands?  The face of tourism is rapidly […]

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Africa: Italy to Finance Ethiopia, Eritrea Railway Link


The Government of Italy expressed its interest to help Ethiopia and Eritrea link via railway network. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was on official visit to Italy, has discussed with his Italian counterpart, Giuseppe Conte, in Rome on Monday. In a joint press conference after the meeting, PM Guiseppe Conte expressed his government’s interest to cover the feasibility study cost […]

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News: Trump’s ‘New’ Africa Strategy Resembles a Board Game with Echoes Of 19th-Century Scramble

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China is leaving everyone behind when it comes with making investments and partnerships with Africa. Europe feels it’s lagging behind, and now so does the U.S. The White House recently unveiled the Trump administration’s “new” Africa strategy for the U.S., drafted by national security adviser John Bolton. Few are impressed. “Washington’s take on Africa is stuck somewhere between the 19th-century […]

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Africa: Calabar Carnival; A festival that is fast becoming one of the best end-of-year events in the world.


Each year the festivity gets better, and Calabar Carnival 2018, not being an exception, left a resounding echo. People adjudged it “one of the best so far.” “Elo, Oga.” His calls came in three days before Christmas. The caller wanted to know if I would be travelling to Calabar. He was excited, like a kid on his way to Disneyland. […]

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Africa: Buhari commended over completion of new Abuja airport terminal


Some tourism experts and international airline operators have commended the Federal Government over the completion and opening of the new International terminal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, Ikechi Uko, Organiser of Akwaaba Africa Travel Market and a tourism expert, said that building airport infrastructure would go a long way to reposition […]

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Aviation: A Look At The World’s First Christian Airline


Today is Christmas Day, and what better time to take a look at yet another bizarre startup airline. Judah 1 is billed as the world’s first Christian airline. Despite the failure of multiple religious airlines throughout the years, however, Judah 1 hopes their luck will be different. The new venture will be based in Texas, utilising the slogan “Your Hands, […]

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Africa: Ghana commences implementation of SAATM treaty

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Ghana has commenced implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market(SAATM) treaty. This is an initiative that looks forward to de-regulate the aviation sector of the African continent. What this means is that all cross-border flights with countries that have also implemented the treaty will now be treated as domestic flights, GhanaWeb noted. This step is adopted to shorten fares […]

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Africa: Once a Chris Aligbe, always a Chris Aligbe! Tribute to a loving father and aviation expert @ 70


A visit to his office in Ikeja saw me flying to London. How? After their fairly good outing in their first World Cup finals appearance in USA in 1994, Super Eagles players turned the bride of many. But for the crisis in their camp they probably would have reached the quarter or semi-final stage. Nigeria’s Fifa ranking was 5th, the […]

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Africa: Nollywood Hosts Coproduction Forum At FESPACO “19


History will be made on Wednesday February 27 in faraway Ouagadougou Burkina Faso when Nollywood hosts the first ever African Coproduction Forum ACF at the world famous Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou FESPACO .This will be the first time that Nollywood will be organizing an event within the official programme of the festival. Powered by Madu C. […]

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