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Gambia UNESCO designates 11 new biosphere reserves… Gambia’s Niumi Biosphere named

UNESCO has approved the designation of 11 new biosphere reserves in 11 countries, including Belgium and Gambia for the first time and two transboundary biosphere reserves. The other new biosphere reserves are located in Colombia, Dominican Republic, Italy, Mongolia, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Philippines, Re… read more

  • Flights

Togo ASKY Asky named best airline in West Africa

Asky Airlines with base in Lome, Togo Republic has won the award for the ‘Best Airline in West Africa 2023.’  The award was bestowed on the airline at the seventh Accraweizo held in Accra, Ghana, recently.

Mr. Ikechi Uko, the organiser of the event, said that the airline was named the best carrier in the West African reg… read more

  • Destinations

Nigeria Nigeria's new visa policy to drive Tourism

Nigeria, located on the Gulf of Guinea in Africa, has relaxed its visa-free entry policies for 23 countries to promote both tourism and business travel. The country is home to numerous natural landmarks and wildlife reserves. Notable sites include Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park, which feature waterfalls, dense rainfor… read more

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Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Standalone Fund to drive Tourism growth

The Government is working on establishing a standalone Zimbabwe Tourism Fund (ZTF) to drive the sector's growth and the realisation of targets set under Vision 2030.

Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry Barbara Rwodzi revealed this at the Tourism Amendment Bill consultation workshop held in Harare on Monday.

Ope… read more

  • Flights

Ethiopian Ethiopian Airlines opens new service to Warsaw

Ethiopian Airlines has commenced a “four times-weekly new flight services to Warsaw, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Poland, via Athens.

According to ET, “The flight departed from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in a colorful ceremony attended by the Ambassador of Poland to Ethiopia, Ethiopia’s … read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews No visa ban on Nigerians - Turkey Embassy

The Turkish Embassy in Nigeria has confirmed that there is no visa ban on Nigerian passport holders, as against reports that have raised concern.

On Thursday, reports surfaced, suggesting that Ethiopia, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates had revoked certain privileges for Nigerian passport holders, such as visa-on-arrival, e-visa,… read more

  • Rail

Rail Uganda Railways Railway infrastructure development in Uganda

The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Mr Matia Kasaija, presented to Parliament the Budget for the Financial Year 2024/2025. This budget, approved by Parliament, highlights significant achievements and future plans concerning railway transport in Uganda.

Achievements in the Previous Financial Year

Acquisi… read more

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West Africa Tourism Organisation WATO West Africa Tourism Organisation launches regional tourism trips

The West Africa Tourism Organisation (WATO) has announced a new series of trips to promote tourism across the region. This initiative is part of the West Africa Integrated Travel (WAIT) project, which began in 2017 to encourage travel between West African countries.

The first trip of the 2024/25 season will take tour operator… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Ghana Tourism Authority Accra Weizo 7th edition to showcase tegion’s Tourism potentials

The Akwaaba Travel Market, in partnership with the Ghana Tourism Authority, is set to host the 7th edition of the Accra Weizo West African Travel Expo, a premier travel event aimed at promoting seamless travel within West Africa.

The event, which has been a driving force in encouraging West Africans to explore their own regio… read more

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