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In a significant development for the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), it has been revealed that a Chinese concessionaire is poised to take control of the railway as early as the first quarter of 2024. The announcement came from Frank Tayali, the Zambian Minister of Transport and Logistics, who accompanied President Hakainde Hic… read more
Travel to popular African safari destinations from the U.S. is skyrocketing, according to recent data released by both U.S. travel insurance marketplace, Squaremouth.com, and SA Tourism. The numbers revealed that policy sales for destinations known for safari tourism more than tripled from 2020 to 2022, with South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania emer… read more
It is Kenya’s turn to host the 3rd edition of the East Africa
Regional Tourism Expo (EARTE) slated for November as the country roots
for regional tourism.
While unveiling the event at KICC set for November 20th -22nd 2023,
Tourism, Wildlife and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Peninah Malonza at the
same time announced tha… read more
The Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) is taking a forward-thinking approach to revolutionize its operations and position itself as a leader in the transportation sector. In a recent tender announcement, the corporation has expressed interest in partnering with qualified consultants to draft a comprehensive Business Transformation… read more
Amid a number of setbacks, Air Tanzania suspended its Dar Es-Salaam - Johannesburg service, which had opened just four months earlier, at the beginning of October 2019. The route is currently monopolised by South Africa's Airlink.
President Hussein Ali Mwinyi has challenged authorities, investors and members of the business community to have workable plans and be innovative in order to promote domestic tourism and attract more tourists.
Dr Mwinyi noted that there are still a number of underutilised opportunities in the country that could boost tourism, noting … read more
The author François Nguilla Kooh, head of the cybersecurity division for the Société Nationale de Chemins de Fer de France (SNCF) group, has more than 25 years of experience in the field of research and new information technologies. Doctor in Computer Science, he holds a DEA in Artificial Intelligence, and an Executive MBA in Risk Management, In… read more
TAZARA operates with a limited fleet of locomotives, averaging 12 per day. This is far short of the 27 locomotives required for the company to reach the break-even volume of 600,000 tons per annum. After allocations, only eight locomotives are available for freight traffic, each capable of moving a maximum of 30,000 tons per year at 100% … read more
Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, has called on African Tourism Ministers to pursue sustainable tourism practices to protect the environment and ensure communities benefit from the tourism diffident.
He made the call when Ghana was elected to the United Nations World Tourism Organization(UNWTO) Executive Council in Mauritius last Thu… read more
Kenya earned a total of Sh116.2 billion from the tourism sector in the first half of the year to June, buoyed by a rising number of arrivals.
This represented a 32 percent jump from Sh152.6 billion during a similar period last year, according to the Kenya Tourism Board (KTB).
Arrivals from entry points such as the Jomo … read more