airlines
Destinations

Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian Airlines announce codeshare agreement

Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian Airline have announced a new codeshare partnership to provide customers with greater access to key leisure and business destinations in North Africa, Europe, Canada, Asia and Australia. This is the first such partnership between the two airlines which offer multiple daily services between their respective hubs in Abu Dhabi and Amman. The partnership will see […]

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Manitoba

Manitoba Province Announces Winter Road System Open

All northern communities now have access to Manitoba’s winter road system, allowing for the delivery of supplies, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Winter roads not only facilitate the hauling of freight to northern and remote communities, but also provide the residents with temporary inter-community travel as well as road access to the rest of the province,” said Schuler.  “Our […]

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Destinations

Hayman Island to welcome guests soon

The most anticipated hotel opening of 2019 is almost here. Reservations are now open, and the excitement is building as Hayman Island by InterContinental prepares to welcome guests to Australia’s most iconic island resort from 1 July. Located on a pristine 400-hectare private island, the 166-room luxury resort has undergone a spectacular, multi-million-dollar refurbishment to ensure guests will experience a truly immersive […]

Asia

Why 2019 will be a bad year for small cars in India

Japanese carmaker Honda said on Sunday it has stopped production of its entry-level hatchback Brio in India, cutting short the vehicle’s over 17-year long stint in the country. The journey of the world’s cheapest car, the Tata Nano, too came to a grinding halt last month as Tata Motors didn’t sell or produce a single unit. Japanese carmaker Honda said on […]

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Headlines

Girl weds zombie doll called it ‘love of my life’

A girl who married her zombie doll says her ‘world is now complete’ after their nupitals. Felicity Kadlec, 20, wed the ‘love of her life’ Kelly Rossi, a zombie doll who she claims is 37-years-old, in front of her other dolls. The ‘beautiful’ ceremony, which took place in Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA, cost Felicity $500 (£388) – covering her own […]

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Seychelles

World Bank assist Seychelles with planned technical and vocational school

The World Bank is currently on a first education mission to the Seychelles to assist the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development to develop the framework for the operation of the island nation’s technical and vocational school.  Education specialists from the international financial institution are to provide advice for the school as well as discuss the challenges of education […]

AU
Africa

AU chairman: South Africa to take over from Egypt

South Africa has been elected as chair of the African Union for the year 2020 at the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of AU Heads of State and Government. The chairship is decided annually on a rotational basis among the five regions and it is the Southern region’s turn to chair in 2020. SA will be taking over as […]

Africa

South Africa to present report on Health Summit outcomes

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday launch the report on the outcomes of the Presidential Health Summit held in October 2018.  Deputy President David Mabuza officiated the summit, which attracted stakeholders from government, civil society organisations, academia, business, healthcare professionals and users who deliberated on the challenges and proposed solutions facing the national health system. In the State of the Nation […]

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Africa

Leah Sharibu’s Death Report is Fake – FG

The Federal Government says the social media report on the death of the abducted Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, is fake and ploy by political opposition to tarnish the Administration’s image ahead of the general elections. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the government’s position at a media briefing on Sunday in Ilorin. He described as […]