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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
The eThekwini Municipality, the local government body responsible for governing and managing Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, on Thursday (29 September 2022) ann… read more
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
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
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
Botswana's Ministry of Health yesterday (28 September 2022) announced that with immediate effect all remaining Covid-19 protocols in … read more
The flag carrier of France, Air France, is set to resume direct operations to Cape Town in … read more
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
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
Positive transformation for both people and planet was the central message of World Tourism Day 2022. Held around the theme of ‘Rethinking Tourism’, the Global Day of Observation emphasized the sector’s unique potential to drive recovery and deliver positive change for people everywhere.
Hosted by the Islamic Republic of Indo… read more