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  • Rail

Rail Zambia Railway ZRL Temporary suspension of passenger train services in Zambia

Temporary suspension of passenger services in Zambia due to a goods train accident at Msanza-Kapwila area in Nakonde District. The occurrence took place on 22 September 2022 at 09:45 hours. According to a media statement, the train, comprising two locomotives and 26 wagons, was transporting 1,414 metric tons of cargo from the Port … read more

  • Flights

Namibia Flynamibia Airlink buys 40% of Fly Namibia

Namibia's growing economy is increasingly dependent on air connectivity for the movement of people and goods. Since the demise of Air Namibia in 2021, the private carrier Fly Namibia has emerged as the leading player in the local market. To accelerate its growth, it wants to rely on the experience of Airlink, the leading airline in… read more

  • Destinations

SouthAfrica CPT Table Mountain Latest report shows how domestic visitors rescued Cape Town

Crash-and-burn is one way to describe the devastating effect that the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular the Omicron variant, had on Cape Town Central City’s visitor economy in late 2021.

And the timing couldn’t have been worse, with this variant surfacing in South Africa in December of that year.  Fortunately, the corresponding surge i… read more

  • Flights

AA WorldFlight Air traffic controllers suspend strike in West and Central Africa

A 48-hour strike by air traffic controllers in West and Central Africa has been suspended, their union said on Saturday.

The strike, which started on Friday, has disrupted flights across the region and left hundreds of passengers stranded at airports on Saturday. The Union of Air Traffic Controllers’ Unions (USYCAA), which called t… read more

  • Flights

Angola TAAG TAAG Angola Airlines renews its IOSA certification

In May 2021, TAAG Angola Airlines passed the International Air Transport Association (IOSA) operational safety audit. The context at the time (carried out remotely due to the health crisis) had only given a validity of one year, instead of two, to the said certification.

The operations of TAAG Angola Airlines remain and continue … read more

  • Flights

Nigeria Air Explained: Ethiopian - Nigeria Air deal will hit Kenya Airways

As Kenya Airways continues to extend begging bowls to the government to pump in more billions to help it pull out of a major financial crisis, its main African rival Ethiopia Airlines is plotting to wrestle the lucrative West African market as it moves to extend its dominance beyond the region.

This is after Ethiopia Airlines… read more

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