Africa: Nigeria’s Airport Authority Reassures Air Travellers Of Safety as Ebola Outbreak resurfaces in Congo

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Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has re-assured passengers and other airport users of safety across its network of airports following a fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In a statement released at the Authority’s Headquarters in Lagos, FAAN noted that since the first recorded case of the virus in Nigeria, through an American-Liberian, […]

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Tourism: Russian Tourists know nothing about West Africa

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Russian Tourists know nothing about West Africa West Africa tourism destinations remain largely untapped for the huge number of potential Russian tourists whose incomes have steadily grown over the past years and shown interest in touring different parts of the world. In terms of tourist flow from new regions including Russia, the West Africa Region remains unknown, primarily due to […]

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Africa: The 6 things that will shape Africa in 2017

The 6 things that will shape Africa in 2017 In 2016 we saw major progress in addressing two crises that racked West Africa in recent years. First, cooperation between African governments, communities, civic organizations, and international partners overcame initial struggles and succeeded in ending the latest Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. On March 29, the World Health […]

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Africa: East and West Africans want Borderless Africa but North Africans don’t- Study

East and West Africans want Borderless Africa but North Africans don’t- Study If Africa’s 1.26 billion people share a dream, beyond peace and progress on the continent, it would be the ability to move freely across its borders. The one thing a refugee traveling by foot might share with rich businessman flying first class is that both are likely to […]

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News: Africa’s Choice Should Lead WHO

By Amadou Mahtar Ba Following intense criticism of its handling of the Ebola outbreak of 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) has outlined institutional changes to address the shortcomings that led to a weak and ineffective response. While implementation is beginning under outgoing leader Dr. Margaret Chan, the ambitious reform agenda that global health leaders have demanded will depend on […]

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Africa: Fresh news from Uganda as it reposition its Tourism offerings

Winston Churchill called Uganda “paradise on earth” when he visited in 1908. And now the Uganda ministry of tourism is working hard to ensure we can all share in his vision. A 10-year development plan undertaken by the Ugandan government is starting to pay dividends, minister of tourism Ephraim Kamuntu told me at WTM London last week. However, he said […]

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Aviation: Malabo based Airline Cronos starts Accra flights

Malabo-based Cronos Airline is set to start operations into Accra, the Ghanaian capital on Friday. The airline is expected to operate twice-weekly flights on Fridays and Mondays between the Equatorial Guinean capital and Accra. The airline, which is likely to use a 37-seater Embraer 135, is expected to deepen competition in the sub-region to the benefit of passengers. The additional […]

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Aviation: At Banjul Aviation Group meeting Sierra Leone announces plans for New Airport

The Banjul Accord Group (BAG), which comprises of seven African States- Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria, Ghana, Gambia and Cape Verde- yesterday, converged at the Bintumani Hotel in Freetown on an epoch making meeting that seeks to foster security and development within member states aviation sector. Officially opening the plenary session of the weeklong meeting, the Minister of Transport and […]

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Africa: There is no season in Nigeria…They travel all the time- Bobby Bryan

Bobby Bryan is the Commercial Director for West, East, Central and Lusophone Africa at Delta Air Lines. He speaks with Demola Ojo on the resilience of the Nigerian market, the top US destinations Nigerians travel to, the new innovations Delta has put in place to improve customers’ inflight experience and more.. In a couple of months, Delta will mark a […]

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Africa: No Big Deal Acting in Yoruba Movies – Ghanaian Actress, Ibrahim

Dame of Ghollywood, Juliet Ibrahim’s charm in art and persona endears her to a huge fan base. Little wonder the ease of her entry and acceptance within the Nigerian entertainment sphere. In this interview with LANRE ODUKOYA, she speaks about movies, men and family. How would you say you have you fared in the industry? I would say great; it […]

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