How Aviation is Changing in Africa with Angola, South Africa, Nigeria in Turmoil

South Africa jets aviation airlines

Some of Africa’s biggest economies are under pressure, particularly those with a heavy reliance on oil for their revenues. Here we’re talking about the likes of Nigeria and Angola – relatively important players in the African private aviation industry. They have suffered greatly since the global oil price plunged in late-2014. Other big economies such as South Africa, Mozambique and […]

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Indaba: in South Africa We Do Tourism is the new theme for growth

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For many, Africa is a dream travel destination, but foreign perceptions and assumptions of expense deter many from making their way to the motherland, favoring the Caribbean and Europe over the distant locale. Many Africans are aware of the barriers standing in the way of the economic boost tourism could bring to the continent, and in South Africa all hands […]

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Africa: Uganda, SA, Nigeria named best English speaking countries in Africa

Uganda has been named the best English speaking country in Africa, followed by South Africa and Nigeria. According to howafrica.com, there are 28 countries in Africa that speak English. From the pool of these 28, the World Linguistic Agency made a list of the best English-speaking ones. Uganda tops the list, followed by South Africa and Nigeria. Here is the […]

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Africa: “If I go back home it wont be good for South Africa” says Nigerian who suffered Xenophobic attack

“If I go back home it wont be good for South Africa” says Nigerian who suffered Xenophobic attack Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has warned South Africans against further attacks on Nigerians. “There was a standoff between 100 protestors and 100 or so mostly Somali nationals who had come out on to the streets,  saying they would defend themselves, […]

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Apartheid struggle: Govt to educate citizens about Nigeria’s role

Govt to educate citizens about Nigeria’s role South Africa will re-introduce history in its academic curriculum to enlighten its citizens about Nigeria’s role in the fight against apartheid rule, the country’s official has said. South African Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Lulu Aaron- Mnguni said in Abuja on Monday that the importance of relationship between the two countries could not be […]

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Africa: Renewed Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, Nigeria calls AU action

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Renewed Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, Nigeria calls AU action -warns of reprisal attacks if attacks not checked By Renn Offor Following a surge of renewed xenophobic attacks which erupted in South Africa in the last few days which were directed on the Nigerian Community by South Africans in their country, the Nigerian government has reacted urging the […]

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Africa: Again, Xenophobic Attacks in S’Africa Continue, as Nigerians, Other Immigrants Lose Homes

Again, Xenophobic Attacks in S’Africa Continue, as Nigerians, Other Immigrants Lose Homes At least 15 houses either belonging to or rented by immigrants, especially Nigerians, have been burnt by angry residents in Rosettenvile, south of Johannesburg in South Africa. The residents were reported to be angry that foreign nationals had turned the neighbourhood into a drug haven. Africa Review reported […]

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Africa: Iran, S. Africa plan joint working group on tourism

Iran, S. Africa plan joint working group on tourism Iran and South Africa are planning to broaden tourism ties through forming a joint working group, which will be tasked with drafting a memorandum of understanding. Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization Director Zahra Ahmadipour highlighted the issue in a meeting with the visiting South African Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom […]

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News: Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa named richest countries in Africa

Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa named richest countries in Africa Nigeria, Egypt, and South Africa have been named as the three largest economies in Africa, a continent with some of the world’s poorest nations. Trade, agriculture, human resources, and industry are the major components of the African economy. As of 2012, Africa housed 1.07 billion people in the 54 countries of […]

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Tourism: SAT CEO visits Nigeria meets with NATOP pledges partnership

SAT CEO visits Nigeria meets with NATOP pledges partnership The CEO of South African Tourism, Sisa Ntshona, as part of his official visit to SAT’s West African office in Nigeria, met with the Nigeria Association of Tour Operators. During the courtesy visit, Ntshona revealed SAT’s desire to work harmoniously with NATOP for mutual benefit, especially in the areas of training, […]

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