Tourism: Namibia President is wondering why his country does not waive Visa for African Diplomats

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President Hage Geingob has urged lawmakers to honour a Cabinet resolution and African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 by speeding up the process of abolishing travel restrictions for all African officials and diplomat passport holders. AU Agenda 2063, championed by the then AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, calls for the scrapping of visa requirements for all African citizens travelling on the […]

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Africa: Former Madagascar president wins African political leadership award

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Madagascar’s former president, Marc Ravalomanana, has been nominated as African Person of the Year 2017 for Political Leadership. Ravalomanana, who spent more than five years in exile in South Africa after being deposed in an illegal 2009 coup d’état, was honoured by African Leadership Magazine at an awards banquet in Sandton in Johannesburg on Saturday night. One of seven African […]

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Africa: President of Ghana wants Tema-Port Harcourt- Douala- Malabo Shipping services strengthened during visit to Equatorial Guinea

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The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, returned to Ghana on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, after his 3-day official visit to Equatorial Guinea, with the visit serving as an opportunity for the two countries to strengthen existing bilateral cooperation. The meetings between President Akufo-Addo and President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo were held in a friendly and cordial atmosphere, […]

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NLC president Wabba refused entry into Togo

Soji-Eze Fagbemi- Abuja IN what looks like a further dent on the image of Nigeria and disrespect for the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and its 16-member states, the Togolese government, on Monday, refused the president of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, entrance into Togo. Besides, the government of Togo rejected the valid ECOWAS travel certificate, which allowed any […]

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Zuma’s visit to Nigeria: resolving discontent, to strengthen relations

-as President Buhari slams MTN as aiding B/Haram -Zuma promises to refund seized $15million arms deal RennOffor As has been speculated to be a strategic move to clear the increasing bubbles that may hinder businesses between two of Africa’s lion States, President Jacob Zuma’s visit to Nigeria with a large business delegation, coupled with the granting of 10 year multiple […]

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Nigerian Travel Agents protest as Spanish Embassy rejects visa applications for Skal meeting

By Ajibola Amzat THE National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has criticized the Spanish Embassy over its “racist” treatment of Nigerians who seek to travel to Spain. In an -mail sent to The Guardian recently, NANTA accused the Spanish Embassy of collecting visa fees from Nigerians without refunding such fees when the applications are rejected, describing such practice as […]

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South Africa plans merger of national airlines

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South Africa will explore merging two of its state-owned airlines, South African Airways (SAA) and SA Express, and seek a minority equity partner for the company, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Wednesday. Many of South Africa’s 300-odd state entities are a drain on the government’s purse and a team commissioned by President Jacob Zuma to review the companies recommended […]

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Nigerian Ambassador rounds up historical third term as UN council President

By conyeani UNITED NATIONS, NY – Aug. 31 – The Nigerian Permanent Mission to the United Nations celebrated the country’s United Nations Security Council chairmanship on the last day of August, 31st, at the UN delegates lounge, which was the day that the country gave up the 3rd chairmanship it had garnered since Prof. Joy Ogwu became the Ambassador and Permanent […]

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