Africa: Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests

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A Malawi court ordered a ban on protest at the country’s airports and border crossings on Friday, as authorities try to avert new post-election demonstrations aimed at shutting down key transport hubs. The High Court order comes amid plans for fresh weeklong rallies by a coalition of human rights groups that has successfully organised a series of protests in the […]

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Africa: How one man is fighting for Malawi’s Tourism future

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Crowded by teak giraffes, rosewood rhinos and canvases daubed with explosive African sunsets, a wood carver polishes his handiwork, hoping a tourist will soon stop by. He laments only a handful of purchases have been made in the last month, and it’s the same story for seven more bamboo huts lining this roadside in northern Malawi’s Nkhata Bay district, all […]

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Aviation: Malawi joins the League of Airlines having All Women Operated flight in Africa

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Malawi Airlines recently joined the league of airlines in Africa to have operated an all-women operated flight in the continent. According to aviationbusinessjournal.aero , the airline operated its maiden all-women operated and supported flight, aimed at encouraging women to pursue careers in aviation. The airline reveal that the flight which was operated using the Bombardier Q-400 was flown from Blantyre […]

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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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What Africans don’t know about Kenya’s Tourism

by Ruth Olurounbi “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” – St. Augustine Realising how apt the above quote was, I went on a familiarisation tour of Kenya, Nairobi, toward the end of last year. Although I had travelled extensively prior to this, and had even been to Kenya, albeit in a […]

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Ethiopian Visa now available in many cities in Nigeria

Travelers to Ethiopia can now get their visas easily through the help of registered tour operators in Nigeria. This was revealed in Kano Nigeria by the Area Manager Ethiopian Airlines in Nigeria Solomon Begashaw while addressing Kano based travel Agents at the annual Agency Seminar. Before now all travelers have to visit the Ethiopian Embassy in Abuja to procure a […]

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Malawi cancels kenya Airways 5th freedom rights to favor new Airline backed by ET

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome, ETN Africa Correspondent Kenya Airways’ long-standing service to the Malawian traveling public, offering a 5th freedom connection between Malawi and Zambia, was clearly worth little for the bureaucrats in Lilongwe, when they abruptly canceled these 5th freedom rights to give upstart Malawian Airlines the monopoly on the route, with instant suggestions this was done […]

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