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  • Flights

Malawi Ethiopian Airlines resumes ticketing services as Forex situation improves

Ethiopian Airlines has resumed ticketing services for all travel agents in Malawi with effect from today following the improvement of forex situation in the country barely three week after President Dr Lazarus Chakwera's administration devalued the Kwacha.

The ticketing services due to shortage of foreign currency in the country.

The… read more

  • Flights

Malawi Malawi currency crisis: Kenya Airways and Ethiopian Airlines suspend ticket sales

For several months, Malawi has been facing a shortage of foreign exchange reserves. To address this, the government opened its tobacco market early and the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) required that 30% of the foreign exchange earned from the sale of tobacco be sold to the RBM immediately. Unfortunately, this is not enough to solve the pr… read more

  • Rail

AA Travenews African Railway Systems notes Import regulations may stop small Loco Operators

South Africa’s smaller locomotive and rolling stock operators are unlikely to benefit from Transnet opening its network to private operators unless rules around importing used equipment are changed.

This is the view of African Railway Systems chief operating officer Dylan Knott, who said existing rules laid down by the International Trade … read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Exciting times for African tourism as countries pursue big initiatives

The bright lights of Africa’s tourism are gradually shinning again after they were nearly dimmed completely by the ravages of COVID-19.

Many countries on the continent have taken the necessary steps to invite tourists back to their countries by scrapping the prohibitive negative PCR test.

Since the turn of the year we have seen gover… read more

  • Destinations

Malawi Minister Tourism and Culture urges people to depoliticise development activities

Tourism Minister Michael Usi says people should not politicize development activities, saying this frustrates progress in the country.  He has since urged political parties and other stakeholders to work together in developing Malawi.

The minister was speaking in Mulanje on Sunday when sensitizing the communities on the launche… read more

  • Miscellaneous

Standard Bank Standard Bank named Best Bank in Africa

The bank was also named as the best bank in Malawi and South Africa. “Receiving the highest recognition on the continent from an authoritative institution such as Global Finance is a great honour and an affirmation of the hard work that each of our colleagues across the continent contri… read more

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