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Rwanda has slowly reformed its visa system to be more open to visitors and businesspeople, aiming to promote international relations, cooperation, and economic growth, particularly through tourism, according to government officials. The latest changes, which include visa waivers for citizens of more than 100 countries over a specif… read more
Cooperation, collaboration, and commitment of stakeholders, including Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO), African Airlines Association (AFRAA), International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), and Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) has made free routing flights a reali… read more
According to the findings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Southern Africa Regional Climate Outlook Forum (SARCOF-27), most member states of the Southern African Development Community (SADC)* are likely to receive normal to below-normal rainfall for most of the period from October 2023 to December 2023. The north-western part of Angola… read more
The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has announced that passenger train operations in Zambia have been suspended until further notice. According to the railway's ma… 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
TAAG Angola Airlines currently serves Kinshasa three times a week. However, the carrier must adapt to the increase in trade between Angola and the DRC, two neighbouring countries.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a significant development for the African continent and presents a tremendous opportunity for Nigeria to increase its trade volume, encourage tourism and boost its economy, Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, has said.
Mr Adebayo disclosed this while delive… read more
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have recently inked a Framework Agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Zambia to establish Special Economic Zones (SEZ) dedicated to the production of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV) and related services.… read more
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
The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has announced that passenger train operations in Zambia have been suspended until further notice. This is due to … read more