Africa: Ghana signs air services agreements with five countries

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Ghana has entered into a Bilateral Air Services Agreements (BASA) with five countries. The countries are Saudi Arabia, Finland, Mozambique, Colombia and Mauritius. The agreements were signed on the sidelines of International Civil Aviation Negotiation (ICAN) in Aqaba, Jordan. The agreements seek to liberalize and facilitate passenger and cargo movements from one country to another. It will also improve air […]

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News: U.S. lifts Non-Immigrant Visa Restrictions in Ghana

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The United States has lifted the visa restrictions applied under Section 243(d) of the United States Immigration and Nationality Act. As of Friday, January 17, 2020, visa processing will return to the normal procedures. The validity period and number of entries on new tourist and business visas (B1, B2, and B1/B2) for all Ghanaian executive and legislative branch employees, their […]

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Africa: Teni Speaks To Ooni Of Ife About Dating Wizkid

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Nigerian Singer, Teniola Apata, popularly known with her stage name as Teni, has disclosed the real happening between her and singer, Wizkid. Naija News recalls that Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, who is popularly known as Wizkid, was faked in a prank video made by hilarious and sensational Nigerian Prankster, Zfancy. An event that fooled many fans of the celebrity who troop […]

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Africa: University of Oxford appoints Ghanaian as Advisory Council member

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The distinguished Ghanaian writer and art historian, Nana Ofosuaa Oforiatta Ayim, has been appointed by the University of Oxford to the Advisory Council of the University’s Cultural Programme. It is unprecedented to have a young African woman determining the paths of future leaders who pass through this most prestigious of world universities, and this shows clearly that the time has […]

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Africa: Is it Time to Go Home?

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They say that the best journey takes you home. The “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” was an initiative of the Government of Ghana, a birth-right journey that invited the African Diaspora to return to Ghana, marking 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia. The initiative was designed to encourage Blacks to realize Ghana as […]

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News: South Africa inks deal with Ethiopia on Visa waiver for state officials

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South Africa and Ethiopia have signed an agreement on the waiver of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic or official/service passports. This, President Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali said in a joint communiqué, is expected to ease the travel of officials, which will contribute to further strengthening bilateral relations. The signing of the agreement emanates from the […]

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Tourism: Dubai’s DTCM offers 150 free shopping vouchers to Nigerian, 100 to South Africans

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Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM), is offering 150 free shopping vouchers to Nigerian and South African travellers during the annual Dubai Shopping Festival. According to Dubai’s Tourism Regional Director, Africa, Stella Obinwa, on her facebook post, the Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing will be rewarding 150 travellers from Nigeria with vouchers during the annual Dubai shopping festival. […]

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Aviation: SAA, TAAG and Air Mauritius are the most On-time Airlines in Africa-OAG Surveys

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OAG Aviation has published its punctuality report for 2020, highlighting the airlines with the best on-time records around the world. The report is based on 57.5 million flight records from 2019, creating a ranking of the best on-time performances (OTP) for the world’s largest airlines. The best airline in the world is Garuda Indonesia which managed to operate 19 of […]

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Africa: Davido Goes Crazy After His $30,000 Wrist Watch Got Stolen In Ghana

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Nigerian afrobeats star Davido went crazy last night after realising his USD 30,000 wrist watch had been stolen. Davido arrived for AfroNation and he decided to party at Acetantra nightclub in Osu first. Before stepping out for the Nation, Davido decided to throw some cash to the hundreds of fans who were gathered outside to welcome and cheer him But […]

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News: Guitar, made entirely of cocaine, intercepted at Cancun Airport

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Mexican authorities said that they intercepted an electric guitar made entirely of cocaine at Cancun International Airport. An airline passenger passing through Cancun International Airport was flagged for further screening after the individual’s red electric guitar was put through an X-ray scanner. The instrument caught the attention of customs personnel due to its abnormal weight. A drug dog was called […]

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