Africa: Nigeria’s 100 most inspiring women in 2019


This week we continue the list of our annual #100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria list for 2019. For the fifth consecutive year, the list features 100 Nigerian women drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds and sectors who are deliberately impacting their world and local communities through the power and strength of their ideas and achievements. Women who are […]

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Africa: Rival to Egypt, the Nubian kingdom of Kush exuded power and gold


Rising high in the sky in the modern-day nation of Sudan is a plethora of pyramids. They mark the site of the ancient city Meroë, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The center of a powerful civilization, Meroë served as the capital city of Kush whose robust culture thrived for centuries. Their grand architecture and works of art left a lasting […]

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Africa: Air Namibia Postpones Launch of Additional Frequencies

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Air Namibia announced the postponement of the launch of additional frequencies on some of our domestic and regional routes, which were due to start on 31 March 2019. Details of additional frequencies to be postponed are as follows: Eros – Ondangwa – Eros: The airline planned to introduce three additional flights per week, which would have resulted in three daily […]

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Aviation: Ghana’s Africa World Airlines denies ARJ21 order reports

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Africa World Airlines has denied reports in the international press claiming it to be on the cusp of ordering ARJ21-700s from COMAC. Earlier in the day, Bloomberg had quoted the Ghanaian carrier’s chief executive, John Quan, as saying it was nearing a potential order for two of the jets. However, an AWA spokesperson has since confirmed to ch-aviation that although […]

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Africa: What is required to make the new Uganda Airlines a bankable venture


Whatever caused the failure of the national carrier in the late 1990s must be fully tackled. Uganda is moving ahead full steam to revive its national airline; in February 2019, social media was awash with pictures showing the final test-drives for the first aircraft to be delivered later in the year. Despite these advanced efforts to revive the airline, concerns […]

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Africa: Aviation Round Table urges govt. to enact Fly-Nigeria Act to protect travel market

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A pressure group with seasoned professionals in Nigeria’s aviation industry has urged the government to enact the Fly-Nigeria-Act to protect the country’s travel market. A communique issued at the end of its Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ASRTI) 1st 2019 Quarterly Business Breakfast Meeting held in Lagos stated that the government through the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has to […]

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Tourism: Making South Africa the preferred tourist destination is my focus- Thekiso Rakolojane


South Africa is endowed with some of Africa’s fascinating tourist attractions. This has made the country a must see for tourists looking for destinations to visit for leisure, adventure, shopping and business tourism. South Africa Tourism, Hub Head, West Africa, Thekiso Rakolojane who spoke to in an interview said is primary focus is to make the country the preferred […]

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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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