Africa: Nigerian people are daunting, flamboyant, aggressive– Burundian ex-beauty queen Carmen

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Beautiful Carmen Nibigira (PhD) is a former Director-General of the Burundi National Tourism Office and currently the Coordinator of East African Tourism Platform (EATP). She has travelled extensively in and out of Africa for work and leisure. The ex-beauty queen spoke with OKORIE UGURU about her life, her impression of Nigeria, Nigerians and tourism in general. WHERE did you grow […]

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Africa: East African MPs want more from EAC single tourist Visa

East African lawmakers are not happy at the slow implementation of the Single Tourist Visa, saying it has made little progress in boosting the tourism industry in the region as envisioned. Nusura Tiperu (Uganda) said the region has vast tourist attractions which have not been fully exploited under the Single Tourist Visa plan. “There needs to be more information and […]

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ACCRA WEIZO 2016: Leads the way to seamless travels in West Africa

ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA who was at the recently held Accra Weizo 2016, a travel trade conference and exhibition designed to promote travel business in West Africa, writes on the event. July 15 marked the second edition of the Accra Weizo, a travel and tourism trade conference and exhibition designed to boost tourism business and the economy of West Africa countries. […]

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Tourism: Accra Weizo opens new frontiers for seamless travel in Africa

By Wale Olapade Travelling freely within the Africa borders had never been an easy task due to different restrictions and unstable policies by governments and authorities at different ports of entry. with this scenario, the continent had also suffered different degrees of setback in terms of business development and economic integration. Again, this clog had for decades made seamless travel […]

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2016 Accra Weizo: Promoting Seamless Travel in West-Africa

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), a regional organisation of 15 West African countries was established on 28 May 1975 with the main objective of promoting economic integration and cooperation among its members. To what extent the sub-regional body has succeeded in promoting economic integration and cooperation among its members is yet to be seen as seamless air […]

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