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  • Rail

Rail TAZARA Support for TAZARA following Chinese Director General visit

A few weeks ago the Chinese Director-General for African Affairs, Mr. Wu Peng, toured TAZARA, taking a train ride from Dar es Salaam to Yombo and into the Port of Dar es Salaam, where the railway facility interfaces with port operations.

Summing up the visit, the Managing Director of TAZARA, Eng. Bruno Chingandu, who accompanied Mr. Wu and… read more

  • Flights

Cote Divoire Air Cote Divoire Air Côte d'Ivoire opens new route to SA

Air Côte d'Ivoire will be launching a new route between Johannesburg and Abidjan, in Côte d'Ivoire. The Johannesburg-Abidjan via Kinshasa route will launch on 29 June 2022.  The airline will be introducing four flights per week between Johannesburg and Abidjan. Bookings opened on 1 June 2022.

The new route also offers… read more

  • Flights

DRC: Ituri Airlines launches operations in the East of the country

With the launch of its operations, Ituru Airlines becomes the first regular airline based in Ituri. This is a province considered the bloodiest in the DRC where various armed groups, in their quest to control the region's natural resources, sow terror and desolation.

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Sub-Saharan African growth slows amid ongoing and new economic shocks

As the Sub-Saharan African economy struggles to recover from the 2020 recession induced by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the region now faces new economic growth challenges, compounded by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The World Bank’s latest Africa’s Pulse, a biannual analysis of the near-term regional macroeconomic outlook, esti… read more

  • Conservation & Wildlife

Democratic-Republic-of-the-Congo DRC: Transfer of 50 white rhinos from South Africa to Garamba Park

The mining company Kibali Gold Mine (KGM) wants to restore the white rhino population in the Garamba National Park in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). To this end, the subsidiary of the Canadian company Barrick Gold has announced the transfer of 50 white rhinos from South Africa.

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  • Flights

Togo ASKY ASKY returns to Johannesburg from 1 May

On 15 June 2019, ASKY inaugurated its Johannesburg route. Subsequently, in 2020, the route was suspended amid the health crisis.

ASKY has announced the resumption of its flights to South Africa. From May 1, the pan-African carrier will offer three weekly rotations (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays) between Lomé and Johannesburg.

On W… read more

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