first for Africa: Seychelles seeks proposals for floating utility-scale solar energy system

Seychelles has launched a call for proposals for the installation of Africa’s first utility-scale Floating Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system, an official of the energy commission said. The call was released last week to eight bidders that were selected in the first phase of the project. Proposals will be evaluated against a set of technical and financial criteria and the best-evaluated bidder will […]


Airbus launches half-century celebration

Airbus has launched a global campaign celebrating its 50-year anniversary, showcasing key moments of pioneering progress throughout the past five decades. The campaign begins today by marking 50 years since the French minister of transport, Jean Chamant, and the German minister of economic affairs, Karl Schiller, signed an agreement at the 1969 Paris Air Show for the joint-development of the […]

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Oman Air debuts new service to Alexandria, Egypt

Oman Air has commenced direct flights to Alexandria. The Egyptian city will become the airline’s 53rd destination in its expanding global network. Alexandria, Egypt’s second-largest city, is a major economic and industrial centre of the country. With its 30-kilometre coastline extending along the Mediterranean Sea, coupled with its magnificent ambience and rich cultural heritage, Alexandria is also a popular tourist […]


Holiday Place collapses with hundreds of travellers overseas

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has stepped in to support holidaymakers who were booked to travel with the Holiday Place. The London-based company ceased trading earlier. There are believed to be around 450 people currently abroad on ATOL protected packages booked with the company. Anyone who is currently abroad will have tickets for their flight home. These are still valid, […]


IATA annual general meeting gets underway in Seoul, Korea

The International Air Transport Association has welcomed leaders of the global air transport industry to Seoul, capital of the Republic of Korea, for the 75th IATA annual general meeting. The event will take place alongside the World Air Transport Summit (WATS). Hosted by Korean Air, and held for the first time in Korea, the event is expected to attract more […]

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Eurocamp launches huge sale on Spain holidays in July and August

Eurocamp is giving families the chance to snap up cheap summer holidays to Spain with a brand new page. That’s because the holiday parks firm has slashed prices by up to 30 per cent off across a host of its most popular parks including spots in Costa Dorada and Costa Brava . The best part is that the deals are across July and August meaning […]


Madeira adventure holidays are adrenaline seekers’ best kept secret

Hanging above a sun-drenched waterfall, I let the suspended rope edge through my fingers. After a lifelong fear of heights, I was abseiling down a vertical drop. Forests of eucalyptus and pine, sweet blackberry bushes and towering prune trees framed my descent, and as I plunged into waist-deep mountain water, I knew I’d left all my preconceptions about Madeira at the […]


Africa will rise again

President Cyril Ramaphosa has encouraged people on the continent to use the Fourth Industrial Revolution to develop Africa and create jobs for the youth and women as the continent commemorates Africa Day. “On this Africa Day, on the day that our nation enters a new era of hope and renewal, we recall and celebrate that Africa is the birthplace of […]

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Manitoba Premier Tours Nearly Complete $23.3-million Redevelopment of Dauphin Regional Health Centre’s Emergency Department

A newly renovated and expanded emergency department at the Dauphin Regional Health Centre is three times larger than its current space and promises to improve patient flow when it opens this summer, Premier Brian Pallister announced here today following a tour of the site. “Better health care mean putting patients first and we are continuing to clean up the mess […]