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  • Rail

Rail TAZARA Support for TAZARA following Chinese Director General visit

A few weeks ago the Chinese Director-General for African Affairs, Mr. Wu Peng, toured TAZARA, taking a train ride from Dar es Salaam to Yombo and into the Port of Dar es Salaam, where the railway facility interfaces with port operations.

Summing up the visit, the Managing Director of TAZARA, Eng. Bruno Chingandu, who accompanied Mr. Wu and… read more

  • Leisure

Hotels Mantis A different perspective on safaris from Zambezi Queen

River cruises have been a popular way to explore Europe from a different angle for quite some time, but it's not something people necessarily associate with an Africa vacation. However, river cruises are gaining popularity on the continent as an "out-of-the-box" way to experience a safari.

The Zambezi Queen Collection, a memb… read more

  • Flights

South Africa Airlink Logo Qatar Airways and Airlink sign codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between 45 destinations in 13 countries across southern Africa and the rest of the world.

This new codeshare agreement means travellers can enjoy the simplicity of purchasing c… read more

  • Flights

Zambia Airways Zambia Airways chooses Johannesburg as first sub-regional destination

Zambia Airways started commercial operations in December 2021 as a 55/45 joint venture between the Zambian government and Ethiopian Airlines. In parallel with the expansion of its domestic network, the young startup is embarking on its sub-regional adventure.

Zambia Airways has announced the start of its flights… read more

  • Flights

Zambia Airways Zambia Airways to launch JNB route

Zambia Airways 2014 Limited has announced the introduction of a direct flight between Lusaka and Johannesburg, South Africa on 1st July 2022.

Announcing the development on behalf of Zambia airways, transport and logistics minister Frank Tayali is optimistic that this will strengthe… read more

  • Flights

SouthAfrica SAA Travel Trade will be Front and Centre of SAA’s plans

Africa’s travel and tourism trade will be key to South African Airways’ strategy in connecting the continent. The Airline’s Commercial Director Simon Newton-Smith has said.

The Airline in a breakfast meeting with trade partners and stakeholders on the sidelines of last week’s Africa’s Travel Indaba revealed several initiatives the c… read more

  • Accomodation
  • Conservation & Wildlife

Hotel Sanctuary Sanctuary retreats opens two luxury properties in Namibia

Luxury travel brand Sanctuary Retreats has added two Namibia properties to its portfolio, its first in the country, bringing its collection of African lodges and camps to 14 locations.

The newcomers are the Okahirongo River Camp, which is located in the region of Marienfluss, and the Okahirongo Elephant Lodge, w… read more

  • Rail

Rail TAZARA Critical Tazara bridge to reopen in july

Freight and passenger operations across the critical Chambeshi bridge in eastern Zambia will resume on 22 July, the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) said on Wednesday. The bridge has been closed since it was damaged by floods in May 2021, forcing trains from Tanzania to terminate at Kasama, 630km for the Zambian terminus … read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Africa's Tourism Operators need local visitors

With international tourism still in a slump, African tour companies need local visitors to stimulate tourism. But many on the continent can't afford to travel.

The Zambezi River meanders through the picturesque border region between Zambia and Zimbabwe.

About midway along its course, the Zambezi's waters thunder 110 met… read more

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