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Nigeria Nanta NANTA’s Mother Tereza: A tribute

It is very difficult to believe that Tereza Ojo is no more. She was a pioneer of a different mould, an industry care giver, a special bred, and an achiever, a role model, minister of tourism and aviation Nigeria never had. Tereza Ojo was an embodiment of beauty, courage, and integrity. As the first female president of the National Association of… read more

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AA Travenews Women, gender parity and the Tourism puzzle in Namibia

Those of us in the West like to think of ourselves as the centre of the progressive world. On a recent flight to Namibia where I was invited to give a keynote at the African Hospitality Investment Conference, a story riveted me and captured my attention because it had an ending that I didn’t expect. It was the recent Gender gap report f… read more

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AA WorldFlight  Hike in visa fee for foreigners Terrible Decision By Govt – Travel Expert?

Amb. Ikechi Uko, the organiser of the annual Akwaaba African Travel Market and a travel expert, in this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, speaks on the West African market for Nigerian airlines, the challenges facing tourism in Nigeria and the recent upward review of visa fees for some countries by the Nigerian Government. Exce… read more

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AA Travenews Locked out at home: African visa woes

I set a new world record recently — an unwanted one, though. I got refused visas for three different African countries in a single day.

The morning started with a refusal from Namibia. I was supposed to attend a conference there, but the covering letter in my visa application was not properly addressed to the recently renamed “Ministry of … read more

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AA Travenews 25 years of unbroken democracy: collective effort towards stronger Africa

In a stirring address that resonated with leaders and citizens alike, former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, emphasized the collective endeavour required to sustain democracy and achieve astute leadership across Africa.

“As we look to the future, let us reaffirm our commitment to building a continent where democracy t… read more

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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

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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

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AA Travenews Is overtourism becoming the new normal?

Inflation or no inflation, concerns about the economy or no concerns, overtourism is becoming the new normal.

Travel has become such a fundamental part of the basic human needs. After you take care of your physiological needs: food, shelter, clothing, sleep, etc., next comes health, family and…travel. This is Maslow’s Hierarchy of… read more

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