Aviation: Why Foreign Carriers Dominate African Airspace – Ethiopian Airlines MD

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Mr. Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu, Managing Director, Ethiopian Airlines International Operations has given an insight into why foreign carriers from the West and Middle East are dominating African airspace. Hailu in an interview with some Nigerian journalists at Addis Ababa, Ethiopian, recently, observed that non-cooperation among African Governments was working against the growth of its aviation industry. He decried that rather […]

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Zimbabwe targets and relaxes visa controls for Chinese tourists

The Zimbabwean government on Thursday announced a new visa regime that relaxes visa controls or tourists travelling in groups from China and 36 other countries who can now obtain visa on arrival. The new visa regime comes into force with immediate effect, Zimbabwean immigration officials said. China has been on category C of Zimbabwe’s visa regime, which requires foreign nationals […]

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Massive rail and road projects threaten the environment in Africa

Africa’s natural environments and spectacular wildlife are about to face their biggest challenge ever. In a paper published today in Current Biology, my colleagues and I assess the dramatic environmental changes that will be driven by an infrastructure-expansion scheme so sweeping in scope, it is dwarfing anything the Earth’s biggest continent has ever been forced to endure. People, food and […]

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Akwaaba 2015 records impressive foreign participation

The 2015 edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market recorded an impressive foreign participation both from Africa and far beyond, including large numbers of visitors at the exhibition stands at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos. The event has continued to inspire confidence among the major players in the travel and tourism industry across the African continent by offering the […]

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