Thu, 29 February 2024
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Cape Town News

Extra flight Cape Town and Singapore

An additional weekly flight between Cape Town and Singapore has been announced by Singapore Airlines (SIA). The extra flight will take effect from 30 October, bringing the company
Maputo News

Maputo reinstates Goba passenger train

The passenger train service between Maputo and Goba, a remote region on the Swaziland border 75km from the capital, has been reinstated by the country's rail and ports company CFM. The passenger servi...
Maputo News

Chinese buses for Maputo

The Chinese government has donated 72 new buses to Maputo public transport company Transportes P
Maputo News

Gas-powered buses for Maputo

Maputo's publicly-owned bus company Transportes P
Dar Es Salaam News

Turkish Airline fly to Dar es Salaam

Turkish Airlines has launched direct flights from Istanbul to Entebbe in Uganda, with connecting flights to Dar es Salaam. The airline introduced the three-times-weekly service due to increasing trade...
Lagos News

More air traffic controllers for Nigeria

Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has announced it is to increase the amount of air traffic controllers at 14 airports across the country, as part of its plan to enhance the country
Arusha News

Arusha airport to open for regional flights

Some international flights will be able to use Arusha municipal airport (ARK) according to an annoucement by the Tanzanian government made at the recent Karibu Tourism Trade Fair. Regional flights...
Cairo News

EgyptAir reopens Baghdad route

EgyptAir has announced that it will start direct flights to Baghdad for the first time in 21 years. The service
Accra News

Accra gets new one-way traffic scheme

Accra introduced a one-way traffic system in the capital
Lagos News

New flights from Lagos to London

Nigeria's national airline Air Nigeria is to launch a daily route from Lagos to London from 1 September, marking the newly-rebranded carrier
Cairo News

Emirates Airlines adds extra flights to Cairo

Emirates Airlines has increased its services to and from Cairo International Airport as Egypt attempts to restore its damaged tourism industry after the recent revolution. The carrier now offers 12 fl...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopian Airlines adds Milan to its service

Ethiopian Airlines is adding a new service to Milan from the start of July. Beginning with five weekly services from its base at Addis Ababa Bole international airport, the route becomes the company
Nairobi News

Fuel shortage in Nairobi

Nairobi has been hit by a week of fuel shortage with most filling stations in the city running out of petrol. As well as panic buying in surrounding towns, there have been reports of bulk buying by mi...
Maputo News

Mozambique national airline banned from Europe

The Mozambican national air carrier, Mozambique Airlines (LAM) has been banned from entering European airspace after failing to meet European Commission safety regulations. The company has said it wil...
Maputo News

New airport facilities in Mozambique

The new domestic terminal at Maputo
Accra News

Bamboo bicycle scheme in Accra

A local industry based in Kumasi, in Ghana
Cape Town News

Cape Town rejects pollution report

Cape Town has rejected the findings of a report which claims that the city emits more greenhouse gases per capita than major cities such as New York and London. The results of the study undertaken b...
Dar Es Salaam News

Expansion of Dar es Salaam port

The Tanzanian Ports Authority (TPA) has drawn up plans to expand and modernise the port of Dar es Salaam. As a major gateway to eastern, central and southern Africa, the port handles more than 75 per...

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