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Ethiopian to Resume Flights to Asmara

Ethiopian to Resume Flights to Asmara

Ethiopian Airlines disclosed that it has finalized preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea as of July 17 with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787. The flight resumption follows agreements reached in Asmara between Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki. CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam said […]

Air Tanzania Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Lands in d’Salaam

Air Tanzania Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Lands in d’Salaam

The much awaited Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner has landed in Tanzania at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) for the first time on Sunday. The plane touched down at the country’s major international gate way at 5.18pm from the United States of America (USA). President John Magufuli was the guest of honor who graced the event […]

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Rovos Rail Pride of Africa – Offers a spectacular safari across southern Africa

Africa is growing as a tourist hotspot for many young people around the world and unearthing more of its landmark gems only continues to strengthen its appeal. Take the case of the little-known Pride of Africa’s luxury train tour offered by South African private rail company, Rovos Rail. The train allows travelers to journey between […]

Chinese-built Ethio-Djibouti railway drives Africa’s development, integration

Chinese-built Ethio-Djibouti railway drives Africa’s development, integration

Officials from the African Union (AU) and African diplomats have hailed the Chinese-built Ethio-Djibouti railway as a project that helps Africa realize its aspirations of development and integration. The Chinese Mission to AU on Friday organized a train trip event, with officials of the pan-African bloc as well as African and other international diplomats on […]

In Hunt for Clean Jet Fuel, South Africa Swaps Tobacco for Weeds

In Hunt for Clean Jet Fuel, South Africa Swaps Tobacco for Weeds

When a South African Airways Boeing 737 took off from O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg two years ago, headed for Cape Town, it was powered by an unusual fuel: tobacco. South Africa hasn’t yet repeated the jet biofuel feat, but in an effort to cut its climate-changing emissions and promote greener power the country’s […]

National Railways of Zimbabwe eyes more agreements

National Railways of Zimbabwe eyes more agreements

THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) is currently negotiating with some partners in the shipping line, with a view to signing more service level agreements to boost business, an official has said. Last year, NRZ signed a deal with Zimasco and CFM of Mozambique, which saw the parastatal moving about one million tonnes of chrome […]

Uganda Renews Fight Over Multibillion Railway Deal

Uganda Renews Fight Over Multibillion Railway Deal

That President Museveni reportedly relieved the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project coordinator, Mr Kasingye Kyamugambi, of his duties is not entirely surprising to some people in the know, but still, there is “yet an official communication to the effect”. Mr Kasingye, a civil engineer, previously working with National Planning Authority (NPA) and was tapped by […]

Woman Thrown Off Plane for Allegedly Calling Pilot the K-Word

Woman Thrown Off Plane for Allegedly Calling Pilot the K-Word

A woman was reportedly removed from a Kulula flight on Friday evening, after another passenger heard her call the pilot the K-word. Nadine Watkins, who was on the fight, tweeted that the plane had turned back to O.R Tambo, after an “unsavoury passenger called the captain the K-word.” “Our flight might be 10 minutes late, […]

Ghana Engages South African Airways to Commence a New Flight to London

Ghana Engages South African Airways to Commence a New Flight to London

Minister for Aviation says she is engaging the South African Airways to introduce new flights between Accra, Ghana and London, UK. Cecilia Abena Dapaah said, “We are looking at talking to South African Airways if they could take up the London route as well. So we are still waiting and talking to one or two […]

‘Nigeria Has Lost Fortunes to Collapse of National Shipping Line’

‘Nigeria Has Lost Fortunes to Collapse of National Shipping Line’

Nigeria as a maritime nation has lost fortunes to the collapse of the Nigerian National Shipping Line (NNSL) about 13 years ago.The Executive Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, disclosed this in Onne, Rivers State, during the official christening of the nation’s latest addition to the Nigerian ‘fleet’, the MV OSANYAMO, built by the STARZS […]

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