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  • Rail

Nigeria Nigeria fact sheet: Rail Projects In The Five Years Of Buhari Administration

Three major rail projects inherited from previous administrations have been completed and commissioned:

Abuja Metro Rail and the Abuja-Kaduna Rail, and the 327km Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail, started in 1987, have been completed in 2020.

A fourth Rail Project, the Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project, kicked off in 2017, and is due to be complete… read more

  • Rail

Marocco ONCF Maroc: ONCF will increase the number of daily trains

In full compliance with the measures imposed by the competent authorities and following the gradual changes in demand, the National Office of Railways (ONCF) strengthens from Monday 1st June 2020 the supply of trains Shuttle Express (TNR), maintained at reduced speed during confinement on the nearby axes of Casa Port - Settat, Casa Port -… read more

  • Flights

Namibia Air Namibia Air Namibia suspends flights to Walvis Bay temporarily

Namibia’s flag carrier, Air Namibia, just announced the temporarily suspension of flights between Eros Airport (ERS) in Windhoek and Walvis Bay International Airport (WVB) in Walvis Bay. The suspension will be effective from today, 29 May 2020, until 08 June 2020. This is in compliance with the regulations enforced by the Governmen… read more

  • Rail

Rail TAZARA TAZARA: Track ok, operations restarted

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has re-constructed the track formation that got damaged at KM32 in Mwakanga (32Km South West of Dar es Salaam), following a landslide that occurred on 30th April 2020 and resulted in the track being rendered impassable.

With this development, full operations have resumed and trains have… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA SAA business rescue practitioners need more time

SAA business rescue practitioners have asked for another extension to provide a plan on how they expect to save the ailing state-owned airline. The BRPs were supposed to present new turnaround plan for SAA to the department of enterprises on Friday, 29 May. SAA went into business rescue in December 2019 and the airline … read more

  • Accomodation

Hotels Marriott Four Points Dar es Salaam

Four Points by Sheraton, one of Marriott International’s fastest-growing hotel brands, is celebrating its rapid international growth by taking its love of craft beer one pint further. As part of a global series of biergarten-themed events, the recently opened Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel in Tanzania will … read more

  • Accomodation
  • Destinations

Uganda Uganda: Rainforest Lodge Mabira set to reopen on Monday

The Rainforest Lodge in Mabira Forest will open its doors again next Monday and the new lodge operators will relaunch – following an extended lockdown over #COVID19 directives by the Ugandan government – with renewed vigour.

Just a few days before the lockdown was announced and hotels, lodges and resorts forced to close down,… read more

  • Destinations

Unwto UNWTO launches global guidelines to re-open tourism

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of guidelines to help tourism sector emerge stronger and more sustainably from COVID-19. The guidelines highlight the need to act decisively, to restore confidence and, as UNWTO strengthens its partnership with Google, to embrace innovation and the digital transformation of global tourism… read more

  • Accomodation

AA Travenews Solay App Provides Social Distancing App for Resort Pools & Beaches

Resort Technologies, LLC, proudly announces the iOS initial release of its mobile technology solution, Solay, available now for download in the App Store. The Solay App provides Resorts & Hotels with a free inventory management system to set up overnight guests with reserved seats placed 6 feet apart at pools and beaches. Offering a contactl… read more

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