Travel & Tourism

Nov 10, 2018
Taxify, a European-based rival to Uber and the leading app-based taxi-hailing platform in Africa, expects to grow its African business ten-fold over the next two years while it works to…
Nov 09, 2018
The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the Nigeria Air project followed due process and is currently at procurement stage awaiting approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).…
Nov 04, 2018
Kenyan officials and business leaders moved quickly to capitalise on the daily non-stop service between New York and Nairobi that was inaugurated last Sunday. They were joined by a senior…
Nov 03, 2018
South Africa’s new Finance Minister Tito Mboweni said on Thursday that struggling state-run South African Airways (SAA) should be closed down, adding that decisions over the future of the state…
Nov 01, 2018
Football fans have been questioning the resemblance of a statue of Cristiano Ronaldo unveiled on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Many on social media say the work looks more like…
Oct 24, 2018
African cities will gain a billion new residents by 2050. But local authorities across the continent don’t have the resources, powers or skills set to meet the growing demand for…
Oct 24, 2018
The Nigerian Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said the embargo placed on Nigeria Air, the national carrier, will be lifted as soon as possible. Sirika and Nigeria…
Oct 18, 2018
One of the most vexatious ironies about Nigeria – perhaps even an embarrassment – is the lack of a national airline. Nigerians are often very piqued to be travelling on…
Oct 10, 2018
There are few things more liberating than travel -- although some passports offer more freedom than others. A new report published October 9, 2018, reveals just how many borders some travel documents…
Oct 08, 2018
New research finds that poaching harms more than just the elephants who are killed. Female elephant orphans face a hard-knock life compared to their counterparts with surviving mothers, and that…
Oct 08, 2018
Cape Town International Airport was named Africa’s Leading Airport for the second consecutive year at the 25th World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony. Senior executives from travel…
Oct 07, 2018
Air Zimbabwe has been struggling with a $300 million debt, including to foreign creditors. Only three of its planes are operational. Zimbabwe has appointed an independent administrator to run its…
Sep 28, 2018
A 49-year-old German woman was trampled to death by an elephant in a popular game reserve in northern Zimbabwe as she tried to photograph it, a wildlife official said Thursday.…
Sep 25, 2018
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS, owned by ALLISON Shipping, which was hijacked off…

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