Morocco, most visited Tourist Destination in Africa in 2015

Morocco was the most visited country in Africa in 2015 ahead of South Africa and Egypt, Director General of the Moroccan National Tourist Office Abderrafie Zouiten said. This performance is the result of a tourism policy based on the diversification of source markets, he explained in an interview with French radio RFI and weekly magazine “Jeune Afrique”, adding that the […]

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Nigerian crime gangs ‘use UK airports’ to traffic women – BBC

But the gang, known as the Supreme Eiye Confraternity (SEC), is also “using forged documents and passports to fly its Nigerian victims into places like Gatwick,” Xavier Cortes, head of anti-trafficking at Catalonia police, said in a BBC interview. British airports such as Gatwick are increasingly used as entry points to the European Union by Nigerian trafficking gangs seeking alternatives […]

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Beijing overtakes New York as new ‘billionaire capital’

Beijing has overtaken New York as the city with the highest number of billionaires for the first time, a new report by China-based firm Hurun says. A total of 100 billionaires are now living in the Chinese capital, compared with 95 in New York, the report says. Shanghai, China’s centre of commerce, comes in fifth place. Hurun, which tracks wealth […]

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‘I’ve passion to promote artists who are aligned into promoting African culture’- Floxy Bee

Queen of Hikosso music, YeyeAsa, Mother of the culture, Popularly known and called Floxy Bee by contemporaries and friends, in this close up with Head atqnews.comRennOffor, shares her how her father’s love for highlife music rubbed off on her, her passion to promote upcoming artistes who areinterested in promoting African cultures, and her sojourn in the world of music which […]

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Ignore the stories its ok to chill Red wine

According to Kate Hawkings “cold red wine is a perfect summer drink… Save some space in your fridge”. White is the go-to wine in the summer: many of us keep a bottle ready in the fridge for when the sun’s over the yardarm and it’s time for a cooling tincture. It might be a pitch-perfect pouilly fuissé, or perhaps an […]

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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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Brazilian, Spanish beauties storm Calabar for Carnival 

Brazil

One of the biggest carnival bands in Brazil, the Vai Vai Samba is to make its second appearance at the Carnival Calabar this year as it takes part in the International Carnival Band competition introduced into the carnival calendar by Governor Ben Ayade. Their appearance at the 2012 edition of the carnival caused a huge sensation around the country. The […]

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