Tourism: South African Embassy in Nigeria Approved over 17,000 visa applications, rejects 5,078 in 6 months

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The South African Consul-General in Nigeria, Mr Darkey Africa has disclosed that the embassy approved 17, 914 visa applications from Nigerians seeking to travel to the south African country in 6 months while it rejected 5,078 applications. Speaking at a media Roundtable on “Barriers to Travel-How that could be addressed” with stakeholders in the travel, tourism and business sector in […]

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Africa: South African Embassy Celebrates Women’s Month in Nigeria

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On Friday, 25th of August, Federal Place Hotel was agog with lively activity, as the South African Embassy in Nigeria celebrated Women’s month. For South Africans, it’s the year of celebrating the life and legacy of O.R. Tambo and the Embassy invited media partners, and stakeholders to share in the celebrations. The National Women’s Day is a South African public […]

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Africa: US embassy denies Targeting of Nigerians with Valid visa for deportation

The United States Embassy in Abuja on Wednesday provided a possible reason for the deportation of a Nigerian believed to be a victim of the ongoing immigration overhaul by the Donald Trump administration. Mr. Trump recently intensified a crackdown on immigrants from specific countries across the world, majority of them Muslim-majority countries. But despite the U.S. State Department’s position that […]

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Africa: Ghana’s La Palm Hotel to Celebrate Christmas with special events

By Renn Offor La Palm Royal Beach Hotel is set to celebrate this festive season with special packages which include Lighting of the Christmas Tree, the Nine Lessons of Christmas and a Christmas Day carvery lunch; all lined up to allow guests experience the quality of service and environmental bliss of their facility for the yuletide. La Palm Hotel is […]

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Namibia to benefit from Indonesia’s visa-free trial programme

Namibia is among 78 countries set to benefit from Indonesia a 30-day visa-free entry into the Southeast Asian country. In a statement on Friday, the Embassy of Indonesia in Windhoek said the new regulations took effect on March 22, after Indonesian President Joko Widodo signed them into law on March 2. Other African countries to benefit from the gesture are […]

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Kenyan Terror survivor marries Soldier who saved her 4months after

A former Garissa University student married a soldier who came to her rescue during the Al Shabaab attack on the campus that killed 148 people. 21-year-old Maureen Mayengo had been hidding in a closet for 12 hours when a contigent of the Kenya Defence Forces troops found her. Among the soldiers was 25-year-old Ivan Okello based at Lanet, who married […]

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Ethiopian voted best airline in Nigeria by travel agents

Renn Offor In a move that goes to consolidate the success story and leadership of Ethiopian Airline in Africa, the biggest travel association in Africa, National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents ( NANTA), which comprise over 1,500 agents, has voted Ethiopian the best airline in Nigeria during their annual general meeting which held in Ibadan last week. Ethiopian Airlines started […]

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NLC president Wabba refused entry into Togo

Soji-Eze Fagbemi- Abuja IN what looks like a further dent on the image of Nigeria and disrespect for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and its 16-member states, the Togolese government, on Monday, refused the president of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, entrance into Togo. Besides, the government of Togo rejected the valid ECOWAS travel certificate, which allowed any […]

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Nigerian Travel Agents protest as Spanish Embassy rejects visa applications for Skal meeting

By Ajibola Amzat THE National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has criticized the Spanish Embassy over its “racist” treatment of Nigerians who seek to travel to Spain. In an -mail sent to The Guardian recently, NANTA accused the Spanish Embassy of collecting visa fees from Nigerians without refunding such fees when the applications are rejected, describing such practice as […]

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