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In a recent communication, Guinea said it did not recognise the decision of ECOWAS to suspend air links with Mali. Through its spokesperson, the country reaffirmed that its borders always remain open to all sister countries in accordance with its pan-Africanist vision. Sky Mali intends to seize this opportunity to get out of the asphyxia … read more
Authorities in Mali have given airlines operating in the country just 72 hours to decide if they want to keep their slots. The demand comes following the increase in political tensions in West Africa over the last week.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) last week had hit Mali with economi… read more
A bus station in Mali’s capital stands unusually quiet, with foreign passengers left in limbo after West African countries closed their borders with the military-ruled nation. Africa Tours Trans is one of the main bus firms in the impoverished Sahel state, offering connections to its regional cities as well as to neighbouring countries.… read more
A new $1.3 billion commuter railway in Senegal meant to ease traffic
gridlock and modernise a crumbling public transport system made its
inaugural journey from the capital Dakar on Monday. The Regional Express will connect Dakar with Diamniadio, an
industrial city being built on a dusty plain about 40 kilometres (25
… read more
Some 21 routes will operate from the US to Africa between January 3rd and March 26th, the end of the aviation winter season, including non-stop and one-stop services. As we see, Delta has more flights than any of the other seven operators.
The US to Africa the rest of this winter
Of the 21 routes, four are one-stops. Ethiop… read more
The leadership and key contributions of Kenya and Senegal to Africa’s aviation sector were the focus of recent bilateral meetings among ICAO Secretary General Juan Carlos Salazar and Mr. James Macharia, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Transport (top image), and Mr. Alioune Sarr, Minister of Tourism and Transport of Senegal.
The… read more
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has in collaboration with
the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the West African
Econom… read more
On 28 March 1961, eleven French-speaking African states signed the treaty creating Air Afrique in Yaoundé, Cameroon. This was an act of great historical, political and economic significance. After more than forty years of operations, littered with several rescue attempts, the pan-African air carrier was finally liquidated on 25 April 2002 by the Commercial Court of Abidjan.
Hurtigruten Expeditions has added more West African expedition cruises for the 2023/24 season spanning Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal. The cruises aboard Spitsbergen based out of Dakar, Senegal, are the most extensive in Hurtigurten’s history and make it the only cruise line with such a broad range of West Africa… read more
Cutting off social media access is a common practice in African countries, especially during elections, protests, demonstrations, or exams. The researchers revealed that at least 32 countries in Africa have blocked or heavily restricted social media access since 2015.
According to Net… read more