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Benin Pendjari National Park in Benin Republic has best safari in West Africa

If someone says they’re going on a safari holiday, you are likely to assume that the person is going to East or Southern Africa. One, because both regions have the leading safari destinations in the world. Two, the word safari means ‘journey’ and is derived from Swahili, a language spoken very much from the heart of East Africa to the sho… read more

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Nigeria Arik Air Nigeria: Airlines resume, seek release of N27 billion bailout

Local airlines, yesterday, resumed skeletal services following last week’s disruption by the EndSARS protests and the attendant curfew imposed by the Lagos State government. The demonstrations, which had forced some foreign operators to suspend flights, resulted in grounding of operations by indigenous carriers amid absence of trav… read more

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Nigeria Dana Air Dana resumes flights from Lagos today, as Arik waits till lifting of curfew

Dana Airlines has planned flight resumption from Lagos tomorrow with the possible lifting of the curfew imposed on the State today.

The curfew was imposed by the State governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo Olu on Tuesday 20/10/20 to forestall the breakdown of law and order following series of protests.In a statement, the Spokesm… read more

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Rail Nigeria Railway Corporation Itakpe-Warri commissioned for commercial use

President Muhammad Buhari has commissioned for commercial use the 326km Itakpe-Warri railway as well as the ancillary factory, 33 years after it was conceived. The President who virtually performed the Official Commissioning Ceremony at the Goodluck Jonathan, Railway Complex in Owa–Oyibu, Delta State commended the patience of the host com… read more

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Nigeria Nigeria Immigration Introduces New Visa Policies

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has introduced new visa regimes to citizens of United Kingdom, United States, United Arab Emirates (UAE), France and 147 other countries.

The service said that the new regime, which consists of transit, business (single), business (multiple), tourism, visiting (single), visiting (multiple… read more

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Nigeria Arik Air Arik Air resumes full flight operations

The management of Arik Air has declared that full flight operations are back, following resolution of the picketing embarked upon by a section of the workers’ union on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that operations of Arik Air was shut down on Sept.14 by Aviation unions.

The unions w… read more

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Republic-of-the-Congo Republic of the Congo reopens for international travelers

The Republic of the Congo has reopened its borders and airports for international visitors. In order to visit Congo, travelers will be required to do a health screening and follow quarantine protocols.All visitors are required to complete a negative COVID-19 test within a maximum of 7 days prior to arrival and submit the test resul… read more

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Nigeria NCAA NCAA warns pilots & airlines on strict compliance

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has alerted airline operators and pilots of occurrence of thunderstorm phenomenon over Nigerian airports since the beginning of the rainy season in the country. The regulatory body in a statement signed by Capt. Musa Nuhu, its Director-General said that it expected strict adherence to safety st… read more

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Hotels Sofitel Project of the Week: Sofitel Benin Cotonou

The development of an opulent new design-focused Sofitel Hotel in the West African nation of Beninis our new Project of the Week.The city of Cotonou is looking forward to the impending launch of a stylish property operating under Accor’s Sofitel brand. We see what’s in store for guests.

Exclusivity, prestige and hedonism are just so… read more

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