African News: US and UK issue terror alert on SA, as France launches alert App

By Friday Nwosu The British government has warned that there is a “high threat” terrorists could carry out “indiscriminate” attacks on British people in South African shopping areas. According to mirror.co.uk, the targeted areas are believed to be in Johannesburg and Cape Town where there is a high expat and tourist population. The warning comes just days after the United […]

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Waivers and subsidies are bringing Tourists back to Mombassa in Kenya

Kenya will soon begin to reap the positive effects of its aggressive tourism recovery campaign. From July, a weekly European charter plane will be flying tourists to the coastal region. A charter plane run by TUI Poland with a capacity of 180 passengers will from this [2016] summer begin weekly direct flights to Mombasa’s Moi International Airport. However, Tui Germany […]

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African airlines record highest passenger traffic growth – IATA

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says African airlines posted the strongest demand growth globally with February traffic up by 12.7 per cent compared to same month in 2015. This is contained in IATA’s global passenger traffic results for February which was issued by its Director General, Mr Tony Tyler, and obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on […]

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Nigerians dying in UK detention camps, buried in mass graves, says activist

From Fred Itua, A Nigerian-British politician and activist, Professor Alexia Thomas has raised the alarm over what he described as underreported deaths and mass burial of Nigerian and other African immigrants in the United Kingdom. In an exclusive interview with Daily Sun, Pro¬fessor Alexia who is also the founder and chairper¬son of the Commonwealth Liberation Party in the UK, as […]

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ECOWAS to ban wearing of Hijab

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has initiated moves to ban the wearing of full-faced veils in member states, in a bid to check activities of terrorist groups. In a communiqué issued at the end of the 48th Ordinary Session of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government in Abuja, Nigeria last Thursday, the regional bloc directed member states […]

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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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