August 04

  • Nigeria: Ebola - Lagos Pushes for Closure of Borders

    This Day

    Worried about the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the West African sub-region, the Lagos State Government has been making efforts to reach out to the federal government... Read more »

  • Namibia: Ebola Scare Was Shellfish Allergy

    New Era

    The Ebola scare at Hosea Kutako International Airport turned out to be just a passenger who was allergic to shellfish, which the passenger ate while on holiday in Zanzibar before... Read more »

  • Angola: Ibêndua Tourist Zone Offers Investment Opportunity

    ANGOP

    Local and foreign entrepreneurs have been invited to invest in Ibêndua locality, northern Bengo province, due to tourism potential and business opportunities available in... Read more »

  • Nigeria: A-Sky Airline to Resume Full Operations in Nigeria

    Guardian

    FOLLOWING several meetings among the top management of A-Sky Airline, health experts and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), the airline has been cleared and will soon... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopia to Finalize Sustainable Tourism Master Plan [analysis]

    Addis Standard

    The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is in the process of formulating its Sustainable Tourism Master Plan (STMP). The STMP is an initiative currently being developed through... Read more »

  • Namibia: Hosea Kutako Downgrade Will Affect Tourism Industry

    Namibian

    A local tourism federation has called on government to urgently intervene in the Hosea Kutako International Airport saga, saying the current situation is causing untold damage to... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kiambu Has Tourist Sites, State Told

    The Star

    PEOPLE living near forests and help in conserving them want the government to ensure they benefit by creating tourist attractions. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Lake Babati Briefly Opens for Human Use

    Daily News

    LAKE Babati in Manyara Region has been opened for fishing and other human activities, including tourism for only four months, starting this August up to December. Read more »



August 03

  • Tanzania: Tanzanian Lodge Wins 5-Stars

    EA Business

    The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has recognized Tarangire Sopa Lodge in Manyara region, northern Tanzania as a five-star establishment. Read more »

  • Uganda: Kyambura Gorge - a Valley of Apes

    EA Business

    The16km long forested gorge at Queen Elizabeth National park stretches from Kyambura Bridge, just below the Kichwamba escarpments; which hold the twin lakes of Katinda and Murambi,... Read more »

  • Uganda: Kidepo Critical Landscape Gets U.S.$3 Million

    EA Business

    United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) have given financial support of USD$3.08m to the government of Uganda to fund the conservation... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Asky Airline Axed

    This Day

    The NCAA says Asky airline has not demonstrated any capacity to prevent another possible transportation of Ebola victims into Nigeria. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Aqaba - Jordan's Red Sea Resort City [analysis]

    This Day

    The world's northernmost tropical sea, a temperate climate and easy access to some of the most historical attractions, make Aqaba a fun destination worth exploring, writes Demola... Read more »

  • Nigeria: New Passport

    This Day

    President Goodluck Jonathan has urged immigration officials to improve on their services to visitors and travelers at the airports, as they represent the first image of the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ogbodo - To Chidoka, the New 'Air Mashal' [opinion]

    Guardian

    I AM happy that you have been appointed minister of aviation. It shows you are doing well and representing your generation perfectly in the national political space. From being the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'My Thoughts On Religious Tourism Were Misrepresented' [opinion]

    Zimbabwe Standard

    The comment entitled, Churches' duty exemption on cars ill-advised on the Comment and Analysis page of The Standard July 27 to August 2 2014, was a highly damaging distortion of my... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ebola - Asky Airlines Resumes Full Operations to Nigeria

    Leadership

    ASKY Airlines yesterday resumed full services into Nigeria. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mugabe Aide Rips Into Reckless 'Best Minister'

    New Zimbabwe

    TOURISM Minister Walter Mzembi has been on a high after being publicly praised as one of the 'best ministers' by President Robert Mugabe. Read more »

  • Uganda: Miss Tourism Returns With Regional Appeal

    Observer

    The ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities resurrected Miss Tourism Uganda last year, thanks to the undying efforts and enthusiasm of the current minister, Maria Mutagamba. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Imo to Become World Health Tourist Destination, Says Madumere

    Daily Independent

    Revealing the vision of Governor Rochas Okorocha, Prince Madumere disclosed that the 27 general hospitals being built in the 27 local government areas of Imo State would be... Read more »



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