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  • Rail

Rail TAZARA Chinese concessionaire to run TAZARA Railway in 2024

In a significant development for the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), it has been revealed that a Chinese concessionaire is poised to take control of the railway as early as the first quarter of 2024. The announcement came from Frank Tayali, the Zambian Minister of Transport and Logistics, who accompanied President Hakainde Hic… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Kenya 3rd East Africa Regional Tourism Expo launched

It is Kenya’s turn to host the 3rd edition of the East Africa Regional Tourism Expo (EARTE) slated for November as the country roots for regional tourism.

While unveiling the event at KICC set for November 20th -22nd 2023, Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Peninah Malonza at the same time announced tha… read more

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Rwanda Unpacking Rwanda's plan to become a Medical Tourism Hub

Besides achieving Universal Healthcare Coverage for all citizens, Rwanda has an ambitious target of becoming a medical tourism hub where people from various parts of the continent and the world can access advanced healthcare services and training.

In line with this, the country is undertaking several efforts to develop its healthcar… read more

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Burundi Railway construction project: Malagarzi-Musongati-Gitega

Burundi is a landlocked country in East Africa surrounded by Tanzania, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Currently, the only means of importing or exporting goods to or from the Port of Dar es Salaam, which is considered the closest, is by road, over 1600km away.

The proposed railway line spans approximately 1… read more

  • Destinations

Kenya KTB Kenya Tourism Board drops MKTE for Regional Tourism Expo

The Kenya Tourism Board has announced that it will not be hosting its flagship tourism trade event, Magical Kenya Tourism Expo (MKTE) this year.

A communique signed by John Chirchir, Acting CEO of the Kenya Tourism Board says, “Kenya will instead host the 3rd edition of the East African Regional Tourism Expo (EARTE).… read more

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AA Travenews Update For thr multinational Tanzania – Burundi – DRC Congo SGR project

In May 2023, a Request for Proposals is expected to be issued for the Construction of the Tanzania/Burundi (Uvinza – Musongati – Gitega) SGR Section, which is Phase I of the Multinational Tanzania – Burundi – DRC Congo SGR Project. The Governments of Tanzania and Burundi have requested financing from the African Development Bank, with the Tanzan… read more

  • Tanzania Tourist Board Tanzania records 48pc tourists increase in just two months

    Between January and February this year, Tanzania experienced a significant increase in tourist arrivals, with a growth rate of 48.8% compared to the same period in 2022. According to Daniel Msolwa, the acting Director of Economic Statistics at the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), 290,896 tourists entered the country, with 32% o… read more

    • Miscellaneous

    ITB Berlin ITB Berlin: African Destinations make a massive return this March

    One of the globe’s leading tourism market place, Internationale Tourismus-Börse (ITB Berlin) will be making a return to live (person-to-person) event since 2019 when it last held the event in the marquee Messe Berlin Arena.

    Scheduled to take place from March 7-9, 2023 in Messe Berlin in the Charlottenburg province, this year’s event has Ge… read more

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