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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Namibia's President Dr. Hage G. Geingob today (28 May 2020) announced that all 14 regions of the country, with the exception of the town of Wal… read more
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
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