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  • Opinion

AA Travenews I need 35 visas to travel within Africa, Dangote laments

Africa's richest billionaire, Aliko Dangote, has decried difficulties faced by investors travelling on the African continent as he said he needs different 35 visas on his Nigerian passport. He said he spoke about the Rwandan President Paul Kagame about the challenges which do nor exist in France.

Dangote disclosed this recently at the Afri… read more

  • Rail

Rail Egypt Egytian Railways Velaro EGY high speed train for Egypt on test

The first of the Velaro EGY high speed trainsets which Siemens Mobility is to supply to Egypt is undergoing dynamic testing at the Wegberg-Wildenrath circuit in Germany ahead of delivery later this year.

Siemens said the start of testing marked ‘a big step forward’ for the project.

A consortium of Siemens Mobility, Orascom Con… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Peace Air Peace Debunks Safety Violation In UK Operations

Air Peace has denied viral reports, which claimed that it violated safety in its United Kingdom operations. A statement signed by the management of the airline and circulated to aviation journalists on Monday night, insisted that the reports contained a lot of falsehood aimed at creating fears and doubts in the minds of the flying public.… read more

  • Miscellaneous

SouthAfrica INDABA Travel Indaba ends with great success

The 2024 edition of Africa’s Tourism Indaba (ATI) has ended with many exhibitors showing gratitude to the organisers, South Africa Tourism for the opportunity created and the connections achieved over the three days that continental trade show took place.

Held at Durban’s Nkosi Albert Lithuli International Convention Center (Durb… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Dana Air Preliminary report of Dana aircraft veerung off runway

Preliminary report into the Dana Air incident on April 23, 2024 at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos has been released by the National Safety Investigation Bureau, NSIB.

The aircraft an MD-82 operated by Dana Air veered off the runway, the incident occurred shortly after the aircraft, registration 5N-BKI and opera… read more

  • Flights

Turkey Turkish Airlines Lagos: NLC to protest Turkish Airlines’ anti-union actions

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Lagos State chapter has announced plans to stage a picket at Turkish Airlines in Lagos on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, in response to the airline’s dismissal and sacking of union members.

According to a statement by the Acting General Secretary of the NLC, Comrade Chris Uyot, the union will continu… read more

  • Destinations

Namibia Tourism Board Report: Namibia Tourism Board lead the charge for inclusive tourism

The vibrancy of Africa’s Travel Indaba this year resonates with the spirit of progress and inclusivity, notably reflected in Namibia’s robust participation. With a notable surge in exhibitors, the event stands as a testament to Namibia Tourism Board’s (NTB) unwavering dedication to advancing the nation’s tourism landscape.

Markin… read more

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