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  • Opinion

AA WorldFlight The elephant in the room: Overtourism in Africa

Recent media reports about aggressive tourism and overcrowding in the Kenyan Masai Mara has put the spotlight on a much larger problem in sub-Saharan Africa. With travelers worldwide looking for authentic and untouched experiences, could Africa become a victim of its own success? Could it be destroying the pristine wilderness it is sel… read more

  • Opinion

AA Travenews Our last newsletter in 2022

To all our subscribers: Another tough year is about to come to and end, and as far as we can foresee - things will remain challengin also in 2023 for our businesses in the travel trade,

But we all we stay strong, search for opportunities and potential business.

From all the team here on our side we wish you a calm festive season and … read more

  • Opinion

AA Travenews Special economic zones – game changers for Africa’s growth?

From Morocco to Mauritius, African countries are creating special economic zones to accelerate and diversify economic growth.

According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2021 report, there are over 200 special economic zones (SEZ) spread across 38 African countries. In addition, “at least 56 zones are under… 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

  • Opinion

Nigeria Air  Nigeria Air: Doomed On Arrival

The Nigeria Air project has generated more polemics than any other government policies in the Nigerian aviation industry. Stakeholders in unison say the airline is doomed to fail before it begins.

  The plan by the Federal Government to birth a new national carrier for Nigeria before the end of the year has generated more contro… read more

  • Opinion

AA WorldFlight Africa’s airline industry reorganises to boost profitability

After being battered by Covid-19, African airlines are re-modelling operations to increase connectivity, traffic volumes and profitability.

The launch of a portal to share route traffic data, including on underserved markets, connections and partnership opportunities, is the latest attempt by African airlines to shore up air travel numbers… read more

  • Rail
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Rail SouthAfrica Transnet The economy cannot afford strike at Transnet

SEIFSA understand all too well the consequences of industrial action in the context of wage bargaining. A four-week strike in 2014 followed by a three-week strike last year left many an employer on the brink of contemplating closure.

Arguing that the right to strike is enshrined in our constitution and strike action is a functioning mechan… read more

  • Opinion

AA WorldFlight Nigerian travellers should expect higher airfares

Mr. Bankole Bernard, the Group Managing Director, Finchglow Holdings in this interview with OLUSEGUN KOIKI, speaks on the foreign airlines’ trapped fund, challenges confronting the Nigerian airlines on international routes and the looming shortage of technical personnel in the Nigerian aviation industry. Excerpts:

What is your say about th… read more

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