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  • Flights

Senegal Air Senegal Air Seychelles to start scheduled flights to Kazakhstan in December

Last October, Seychelles signed a landmark bilateral air services agreement with Kazakhstan. The agreement, signed on the sidelines of the 41st ICAO Assembly, allows designated airlines, including Air Seychelles, to operate direct flights between the two countries.

Air Seychelles is expected to start flying to Kazakread more

  • Flights

Seychelles Air Seychelles Air Seychelles out of provisional administration after 13 months

Air Seychelles was renationalised in April 2021 after a tumultuous 9-year marriage with its then partner, Etihad Airways (40%).  This divorce left the Seychelles carrier with a very large debt to its creditors.  It was to protect itself from legal proceedings that the State placed it under provisional administration in October 2… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Visa Free Travel - Kenya, South Africa pact boosts AfCFTA

For Kenyans to travel to South Africa, they were required to pay US$40 for the visa while they also had to provide proof they had sufficient funds and had booked return flight tickets.

Kenya and South Africa, some of the two strongest economies on the African continent, have agreed to reduce barriers to cross-border movement by allowing vi… read more

  • Cruise

Cruises Oceania Cruises Oceania Cruises returning Insignia to SA for one-off cruise in 2023

After the 2021/22 cruise season was largely lost due to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Oceania Cruises have announced they will return Insignia to South Africa for a Cape Town departure in 2023.

Insignia will sail from Cape Town to Dubai on April 5th, 2023. The 21-night voyage was meant to take place in 2022 as well, but had to be… read more

  • Opinion

AA Travenews Sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing economies in 2022

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Niger, Rwanda and South Sudan, along with the island nations of Seychelles and Mauritius, are set to be sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing economies this year, with each expected to record GDP growth of 6% or higher, according to the latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) projections.

Looking ahe… 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

SouthAfrica FlySafair FlySafair gets OK for new regional routes

South Africa's low-cost carrier FlySafair has received approval to operate flights to 11 new regional destinations within the southern African region.

Earlier this year, the low-cost carrier applied for rights to operate connections to a number of new destinations throughout the southern African region as well as additional frequenc… read more

  • Destinations

Namibia Namibia is now offering a digital nomad visa

Last week, Namibia joined the increasing number of African countries offering digital nomad visas.

The Namibia Digital Nomad Visa which is valid for six months allows those seeking priceless memories while also gaining international working experiences and establishing lifelong contacts for only approximate $62 excluding other cost… read more

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