Aviation: Air Tanzania adds Boeing 787 to its fleet in a rash of acquisitions

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Air Tanzania adds Boeing 787 to its fleet in a rash of acquisitions Boeing and the United Republic of Tanzania have confirmed an order for one 787-8 Dreamliner, valued at $224.6 million at list prices. The aircraft will be operated by Air Tanzania, the flag carrier of Tanzania. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing’s Orders […]

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African visa: Is Namibia set to join Ghana, Rwanda, Seychelles to offer visa on Arrival for all Africans?

NAMIBIA will soon abolish visa requirements for Africans, President Hage Geingob said yesterday during the official opening of the Foreign Policy Review conference. Namibia and other African states have long considered the possibility of a common continental passport by 2018 as part of the African Union’s Agenda 2063. Geingob yesterday reiterated that as the first step in always welcoming its […]

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Tanzania opens longest cable-stayed bridge in the East Africa

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The 680m (2,230 ft) bridge worth $140M links the city centre with southern neighbourhoods across the Indian Ocean and is expected to ease over-crowding on ferries. Tanzania’s leader John Magufuli hailed it as a “liberation” for residents in the city of more than four million. The Chinese firm which built the $140m (£98m) structure says it is East Africa’s longest […]

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