Aviation: Africa World Airlines will fly ten times to Abuja effective 11th June

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Africa World Airlines will now fly 10 times per week each way between Accra and Abuja, starting from 11th June 2019. They will operate daily at 9:40am from Accra and 1:10pm from Abuja, as well as a new evening departure from Accra on Tue/Fri/Sun at 640pm, and from Abuja on Mon/Wed/Sat at 8am. The airline also have flight operations to […]

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Aviation: Are these the Top10 African Airlines by fleet size?

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In recent years, African governments led by the Ethiopian government have allocated millions of dollars to purchase new and modern airplanes as they move to become the leader in the African aviation space. Africa currently has 690 aircraft which makes up 4.4% of the total global fleet, according to the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) annual report, 2018. AFRAA airlines in […]

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Africa: Adetunji, At The Forefront Of Promoting Africa Industrial Legacy

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Hon. Ambassador Tunde Adetunji, no doubt, has remained at the forefront of promoting African industrial growth, and has on that note been seen as a lone voice that has been making countries that made up the continent proud. Recently, Africa Heritage Foundation which he founded made the city of Atlanta/Marietta and Africa proud again at the United nations SDG7 Conference […]

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Aviation: South African Airways Nears Debt Rollover Agreement of $642 million With Lenders

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South African Airways is moving closer to an agreement with lenders to extend 9.2 billion rand ($642 million) of debt, a deal that would buy the unprofitable state airline more time to restore its battered finances. An agreement has been reached “in principle” to roll over the borrowings, “but of course there are certain conditions that need to come through,” […]

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News: Top 20 Richest Countries In Africa – IMF & World Bank Latest Data

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Africa is the second largest continent and the one with the highest number of countries in the world. Let’s take a look at the richest countries in Africa according to their GDP. The GDP figures are that of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Economic Outlook as of the fourth (4th) quarter of 2018 and projections made by World Bank […]

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Aviation: Better air links needed to unlock Africa’s potential – Wesgro CEO

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Better air connectivity within Africa is vital to unlock the continent’s economic potential, according to Tim Harris, CEO of the Western Cape’s investment and trade promotion agency Wesgro. Harris was one of the opening speakers at the 4th AviaDev aviation development conference in Cape Town. “Last year this time Cape Town was in a drought, and tourism growth took a […]

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Tourism: Marriott sees Strong growth in Africa with South Africa and Egypt leading

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Despite a challenging economic climate and a looming general election, major global entities in the hospitality industry still see South Africa as a big market with strong investment opportunities. Arne Sorenson, chief executive officer of Marriott International, the US multi-national hospitality giant which recently launched its first AC brand hotel in Cape Town said there were quite a number of […]

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News: Youngest millionaires in South Africa 2019

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Being young and rich is the dream of most youth. For a selected few, this dream has already been accomplished. These are young people who trusted their gut, thought critically, and did the extraordinary. They serve as an inspiration to many other youths whose dreams are yet to come to reality. These youngest millionaires in South Africa lead lavish lives […]

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Aviation: A Story in the Sky, What ET 302 says about Africa

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Two planes forever bound in pain and infamy. Of that, there can be no doubt, if experts conclude that Indonesia’s Lion Air (JT) 610 and Ethiopian Airlines (ET) 302 were doomed by the same software glitch in the Boeing 737 Max’s anti-stall system. A tempest on an unbearable end to hundreds of lives. Lost on two continents, an ocean apart, […]

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News: This Tourism Campaign Hijacks the Derogatory Phrase ‘Go Back to Africa’

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Black & Abroad, a multi-platform travel & lifestyle company dedicated to redefining world experiences for the modern Black traveller, hijacks the racialised and derogatory phrase ‘Go back to Africa’ (#GoBackToAfrica) for a pan-African tourism campaign. By blacking out hate-fuelled Twitter posts and re-framing them against words and images showing the beauty and diversity of all African countries, the brand is […]

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