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  • Rail

Democratic-Republic-of-the-Congo DRC’s First Deep-Sea Port

In December 2021, DP World and the Democratic Republic of the Congo signed the final agreement to develop Banana Port. The conclusion of the Collaboration Agreement follows the signing of a term sheet earlier in 2021, between DP World and the DRC Government, which summarized the agreed amendments to the initial contract signed in 2… read more

  • Flights

DRC Congo Airways Congo Airways renews its IOSA certification

Congo Airways remains safe. The national airline of the DRC has successfully renewed its IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) certification. The information was made public by the flagship on its Twitter account where it states that it has "once again passed the IATA (International Air Transport Association) safety audit with flyin… read more

  • Flights

Zambia Airways Ethiopian Abiy Asrat Jiru takes over Zambia Airways

Zambia Airways started commercial operations in December 2021 as a 45/55 joint venture between Ethiopian Airlines and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the investment arm of the Zambian government.

The Zambia Airways Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Ethiopian Abiy Asrat Jiru as Chief Executive O… read more

  • Destinations

Rwanda U.S.$36 Million to support communities around Rwanda's National Parks

Rwanda is set to host the regional headquarters of Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) following a presidential order signed by President Paul Kagame and issued in the national gazette.

Founded in 1895, Wildlife Conservation Society is an NGO with headquarters in New York with the aim to conserve the world's largest wildlife … read more

  • Flights

AA WorldFlight COVID-19: How well have African Airlines recovered?

The big question as to whether Africa could produce its own mega-carrier or an ‘African Airlines Alliance’, like the global alliances of SkyTeam, Oneworld and Star Alliance, appears to be getting a definite response as Kenya Airways signed a Strategic Partnership Framework with South African Airways late November 2021. The airlines describe this… read more

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Zimbabwe AirZimbabwe Airzim to buy new planes, expand routes in 2022

TREASURY will support flag carrier, Air Zimbabwe, to recapitalise through acquisition of new planes and expand its routes in 2022 under the airline's six-year strategic turn-around plan. The plan was unveiled by Finance and Economic Development Minister Prof Mthuli Ncube in his 2022 national budget last week.

Minister Ncube s… read more

  • Flights

Zambia Airways Ethiopian helps launching Zambia Airways

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has finalized preparations for the launch of Zambia’s National Carrier in a joint venture with Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC). Ethiopian has a 45 percent stake in the joint venture while Industrial Development Corporation Limited (IDC) reta… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Burkina-Faso Burkina Faso restricts social media

Cutting off social media access is a common practice in African countries, especially during elections, protests, demonstrations, or exams. The researchers revealed that at least 32 countries in Africa have blocked or heavily restricted social media access since 2015.

According to Net… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA SAA is adjusting its flight schedules

South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it is adjusting its flight schedules to accommodate passenger requirements.

The airline will remove from the schedule its daily return service OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in … read more

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