Nigeria plans visa free program with 8 new African countries

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, says plans have been concluded to sign visa-free pacts with a bloc of eight African countries to promote economic partnership on the continent. Onyeama announced this in Abuja on Tuesday at a news confernce to mark one year of President Mohammadu Buhari’s Administration. The minister, who did not disclose the names of […]

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Aviation industry could transform Africa — Air Zimbabwe boss

BY TARISAI MANDIZHA The aviation industry continues to be key to the transformation of African economies such as Zimbabwe, despite the country’s economic challenges, experts have said. Speaking at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) day celebrations in Victoria Falls, African Airlines Association president and Air Zimbabwe acting chief executive officer Edmund Makona said aviation had created 6,1 million jobs […]

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IATA African Aviation day comes to Abuja as Boeing says Africa will be needing 900 New planes


By Friday Nwosu “Africa will require 900 new aircraft valued at $120 billion over the next 20 years as the industry expands across the continent,” according to aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The aviation industry will need 14, 500 pilots and 16,200 technicians over the next 20 years in other to keep up with airlines expansion plan. This is probably one of […]

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