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Namibia has granted approval for the final feasibility study of the Grootfontein-Rundu-Katima Mulilo extension of the Trans-Zambezi Railway.
Minister of Works and Transport, John Mutorwa, has revealed that the government is now actively exploring funding options for this ambitious project. The envisioned railway will establish crucial conn… read more
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
In 2022, the Congolese government drew up a plan to relaunch Congo Airways, and a business plan to create Air Congo. Since then, these two projects, piloted by the late Minister of Transport Chérubin Okende and which President Félix Tshisekedi wanted to celebrate as one of the major priority achievements of his first term in office, have fallen by the wayside.
The national company Congo Airways announced on Sunday, September 10, the temporary interruption of its activities across the country from this Monday, September 11.
In a press release, Congo Airways states that it has raised this option in order to improve the efficiency of its services and guarantee the safety of its passengers, i… read more
African Parks has purchased the world’s largest captive rhino breeding operation in a bid to rescue and rewild the rhino to safe and well-managed protected areas across Africa.
Johannesburg, South Africa, 04 September 2023 African Parks, a conservation NGO that manages 22 protected areas in partnership with 12 governments across Afr… read more
One of the six objectives of the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) "Focus Africa" initiative is to strengthen financial services and improve distribution in the industry. With this in mind, the organization, which brings together some 300 airlines, has just made EasyPay available in five of the continent's countries.
The cost of intra-Africa travel has been a subject of much debate in recent years, with tourism professionals suggesting it is holding back the immense potential of Africa as a tourism destination.
As the BBC recently reported, flying from Berlin, the capital of Germany, to Istanbul, Turkey's largest city, might cost you around $150 for a … read more
Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, has called on African Tourism Ministers to pursue sustainable tourism practices to protect the environment and ensure communities benefit from the tourism diffident.
He made the call when Ghana was elected to the United Nations World Tourism Organization(UNWTO) Executive Council in Mauritius last Thu… read more
The Conference on Rethinking Africa: Rethinking Tourism for Africa:
Addressing global challenges; Promoting investment and partnerships
brought expert African perspectives to global challenges, highlighting
the need of investments towards a greener tourism sector and access to
finance within the sector and the need to further strengthen … read more
The Southern African Railway Association (SARA) is delighted to announce that the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) will be participating in the upcoming Southern African Railway Conference.
The 1067mm-gauge railway line of TAZARA allows interoperability with various Southern African railways. This connection plays a vital … read more