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  • Rail

AA WorldFlight A new era of Railways: Ethiopia's path to interconnectivity and economic growth

Ethiopia, steeped in history, has a rich legacy in modern transport. The Chemin de fer Djibouti-Ethiopian (CDE), a meter-gauge line spanning 781 km, was built between 1897 and 1917, demonstrating the country’s early engagement with railway infrastructure. Its locomotives have evolved from coal-powered to diesel, mirroring the country’s progressi… read more

  • Destinations

Uganda Tourism Uganda's tourism sector on apPath to recovery

Uganda recorded a 59% increase in international visitor arrivals to 814,508 in 2022 signalling a recovering tourism sector from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

The report released by the Ministry of Tourism Wildlife and Antiquities on March 29 in Kampala, indicates that visitor exports generated Shs2.7 trillion (US$0… read more

  • Miscellaneous

ITB Berlin ITB Berlin: African Destinations make a massive return this March

One of the globe’s leading tourism market place, Internationale Tourismus-Börse (ITB Berlin) will be making a return to live (person-to-person) event since 2019 when it last held the event in the marquee Messe Berlin Arena.

Scheduled to take place from March 7-9, 2023 in Messe Berlin in the Charlottenburg province, this year’s event has Ge… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews East Africa’s Economy to Grow by 4 Percent in 2022

A report by the Africa Development Bank (ADB) now says East African economies are expected to grow by four percent in this year. The African Development Bank forecasts the region’s GDP at four per cent this year, before recovering to 4.7 per cent in 2023, helped by the reopening of the economies after the Covid-19 containment measure… read more

  • Flights

Nigeria $464m Blocked Funds: Foreign Airlines Ripping Off Nigerians – Stakeholders

Players in the Nigerian aviation industry have said that foreign airlines operating into the country are ripping its travelers with higher airfares when compared to passengers from other countries.

Investigation by Sunday Independent indicates that air travelers emanating from Nigeria pay about triple airfares for the same destinations whe… read more

  • Flights

AA Travenews 54 African airlines banned from EU skies

For several years, half a hundred African airlines - some of which are no longer operational - have been banned from the European Union (EU) sky. Despite multiple updates from the European Commission, the situation does not really seem to have changed.

New update, almost status quo for African airlines. Since 1 June 2022, 54 of them have b… read more

  • Flights

AA WorldFlight Blocked airline funds risks damaging African connectivity

An estimated $1 billion of international airline revenues are being  blocked  from repatriation by 12 countries across Africa, threatening the recovery of travel and tourism in the continent.

Kamil  Al-Awadhi, Regional Vice President for Africa and the Middle East, said five Af… read more

  • Destinations

Eritrea Eritrea - Incredible Tourism Treasure

"This country is really underrated," a German tourist told my tour guide friend upon seeing the fogy atmosphere around Arbe-Robue, a roadside village about 10 kilometers from Asmara on the way to Massawa. Around the months between November and March, it is a usual scenery while descending to the port city. This is just before finding out about t… read more

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