Ghana’s first paragliding pilot relishes success

The first Ghanaian paragliding pilot, Jonathan Quaye, has expressed his joy in taking part in the just-ended paragliding festival held as part of the Easter celebrations in Kwahu in the Eastern Region, APA learns here.He was successfully trained in Pune, India. The festival attracted 10 pilots of international repute from the USA, Peru, Japan, France and Belgium. An interview he […]

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Rizwan Kadri Confirmed As Managing Director/CEO, SAHCOL

By Friday Nwosu The board of Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL), has confirmed the appointment of Rizwan Kadri as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (COO), with effect from 1st April, 2016. Rizwan Kadri joined the grand handling firm in December, 2015 as Chief Operating Officer (COO), but was later appointed as Acting Managing Director in January,2016, after the former Managing […]

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East African countries fight for Regional secretariat

By Adam Ihucha Kenya and Uganda are scrambling for hosting the East African Court of Justice (EACJ), renewing political supremacy wars in the regional body. Kenya is the latest partner state to apply while Uganda had started its spirited lobbying blitz some years back, seeking to enhance its position in the region. Sources say Kenya demanded the EAC heads of […]

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Air Mauritius seeks to connect Africa with regional operations

News that Air Mauritius is planning to start a regional airline is great for connectivity across the African continent, but at this stage none of it is 100% confirmed, says Regional Manager for the airline Carla Da Silva. Connectivity across Africa could be vastly improved as per the directive of Yamoussoukro Decision for an Open Skies Africa policy, but this […]

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The 10 most powerful Nations in Africa

1. South Africa South Africa is the only African country that is a member of the G20 and BRICS (the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa grouping), and the only African country of the EU’s 10 global strategic partners. This is mainly because South Africa is the EU’s largest trading partner in Africa but it certainly gives the country […]

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Nigerian stabs another to death over Messi or Ronaldo in India

Indian police said Monday a man has been charged with murdering his friend after a heated argument over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s best footballer. They said the Nigerian national stabbed one of his countrymen to death after the two of them wrangled over whether the Barcelona star or the Real Madrid forward was better. Police […]

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‘Nigerians Spent $1.3 Billion On Medical Tourism In India In 2014’

By Joseph Okoghenun AS Nigeria search for ways to exit the club of countries seeking medical tourism abroad, experts have said Nigerians spent a whopping sum of $1.3 billion for medical treatment in India in 2014 alone. Making the revelation in Lagos yesterday during the opening of Genesis Specialist Hospital, Oduduwa, Ikeja, Lagos, the medical experts urged the Federal Government […]

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Nigeria Rated among Countries with High Social Networking Traffic


According to Ericsson Mobility Report at the on going MWC in Barcelona, Spain, it was revealed that Nigeria is among the top five countries in the world to have generated high traffic in social networking. The report disclosed that out of the 68 million mobile subscriptions that were added in fourth quarter of 2015, India added the most with 21 […]

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Rwandair to start flights to Mumbai, India

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RwandAir, the national carrier for Rwanda, will start direct flights from Rwanda into Mumbai effective September 2016. Clarence Fernandes, India representative, Rwanda Development Board, which also promotes tourism, reveales, “RwandAir will be coming in with four weekly flights from Mumbai to Dar-e-salaam and Dar-e-salaam to Kigali on A-330 with first, business and economy class. Share our story:

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