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  • Attractions

Gambia Imam Sait Matty Tomb - Most Visited Tomb in Destination Gambia

The tomb of Jihadist Imam Sait Matty Bah, which is located in Bakau is one of the most visited Senegambian tombs.

It is built at the former Sunswing Hotel now Sun Beach Hotel in Cape Point, Bakau.

The tomb, built over century ago is about six meters walk from the gate of the hotel. From the gate you will directly see th… read more


  • Flights

Nigeria Aero Contractor ‘No airline makes profit on wet-leased aircraft’

Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi has said no airline can succeed or make profit basing their operations on wet-leasing aircraft stating that most wet-lease agreements in the country are only to fill a particular lacuna for a short term.

This is just as he has said that no aviation industry can thrive witho… read more





  • Rail

Rail Namibia TransNamib TransNamib To Upgrade Rail, Locomotives

TransNamib of Namibia has embarked on the rehabilitation and maintenance of the railway line as part of plans to improve the company’s ability to operate and move freight safely.

Abigail Raubenheimer, Corporate Communications Manager at TransNamib says the Namibian government as the owner of the railway infrastructure has rea… read more


  • Miscellaneous

WTTC Rwanda announced as next WTTC Global Summit host

During the closing session of the World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Global Summit in Riyadh, the Rwandan capital of Kigali, was announced as the host city for 2023, marking the first time the event will visit Africa. Rwanda, the home of the International Gorilla Conservation Programme, will showcase the power of sustainab… read more


  • Cruise

Cruise Cruise Cape Town’s cruise economy rebounds

After three disastrous years, the cruise economy is back. More than 239 cruise ships are expected to dock in Cape Town between October 2022 and April 2023. The arrival of the first passenger vessel of the season, Hanseatic Spirit, at the Port of Cape Town on October 18 signaled the start of a bumper cruise season and a much-needed … read more


  • Flights

Algeria Air Algerie Air Algérie has Ethiopia and South Africa on its radar

Air Algerie plans to open new routes, notably to Ethiopia and South Africa. The CEO of the company announced this on the set of Echorouk TV on Tuesday 29 November 2022. However, Yacine Benslimane did not give any details about the possible launch dates.

The opening of these two new routes is part of the carrier's 2021-2025… read more


  • Miscellaneous

AA WorldFlight Open Skies - African Nations to pilot Single Air Transport Market

Intra-African air travel under the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), an initiative of the African Union to create a unified air transport market in Africa, is edging closer to reality, after 17 countries committed to a pilot programme.

At a meeting in Dakar on November 14, the ministers of transport and aviation from Cabo… read more


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