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  • Flights

UAE Emirates Emirates resumes daily flights to Nigeria

Emirates announces the resumption of daily services between Lagos and Dubai, starting from October 1, 2024. The airline will operate the route using a Boeing 777-300ER, providing Nigerian travellers with extensive connectivity to over 140 destinations worldwide.

With strong bilateral trade relations between Nigeria and the UA… read more

  • Cruise

Cruises Viking Viking celebrates float out of new Nile river cruise ship Viking Sobek

Viking has celebrated the float out of its newest Nile River cruise vessel, Viking Sobek, marking a significant milestone in her construction as the ship touches water for the first time.

The event signifies the end of external construction work and the begining of the final fit and finish on her interior, which will be condu… read more

  • Destinations

Botswana Tourism Report: Botswana showed up big at 2024 Africa’s Travel Indaba

Botswana has an unprecedented attendance at the ongoing Africa’s Travel Indaba in Durban, South Africa. According to Keitumetse Setlang, Acting CEO of Botswana Tourism Organization, the Southern African nation is represented by all aspects of the tourism and travel trade.

“We have 45 companies here from Botswana, representin… read more

  • Flights
  • Beyond Africa

UAE Emirates Emirates expands operations with second daily flight to Ho Chi Minh City

Emirates announces the addition of a second daily flight between Dubai and Ho Chi Minh City, commencing from January 15, 2025, ahead of the Lunar New Year festival.

The move underscores Emirates’ commitment to Vietnam’s growing travel demand, enhancing connectivity for both tourism and trade. Passengers gain increased options… read more

  • Destinations
  • Opinion

Namibia A Trip to Namibia - we are amazed

Most people assume every country in Africa is poor, dangerous and has a terrible economy.

Most investors think Africa is uninvestable.

We disagree.

Certainly, the 54 countries in Africa are not all the same, and while some countries have more issues than others, similar to the United States and Europe, others can make the avera… read more

  • Rail

South Africa PRASA PRASA Cato Ridge Service remains suspended following incident

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) regrets to announce that a side collision between a passenger train and a Transnet Freight train occurred between Hammarsdale and KwaTandaza, KwaZulu Natal, on Thursday, 9 May 2024, at around 19:35.

Due to this incident, the Durban to Cato Ridge line has been suspended until f… read more

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