Aviation: Air France to start Direct Accra-Paris flight in 2017- President Mahama

President John Mahama has indicated Ghana will from next year have a direct flight to France. According to him, the move is part of efforts to make Ghana become an aviation hub in Africa due to its strategic location. Modalities of the airline to offer the direct flight is yet to be known. He made this comment on his arrival […]

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Africa: Like Rwanda, France set to ban Plastic bags, plates and cutleries

France has apparently become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils, passing a law that will go into effect in 2020. Exceptions will be allowed for items made of compostable, biosourced materials. The new law is a part of the country’s Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, the same legislation that also outlawed plastic […]

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African aviation: The Many Woes of EgyptAir

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By Friday Nwosu These are certainly not the best of times for one of Africa’s largest carriers-EgyptAir, as Egypt’s national carrier continues to struggle with the challenge of terrorism which has been trailing its operations. The Star Alliance member has been finding it difficult to shake off terrorist groups of its tail. Egypt Air known for its frequent hijack cases […]

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