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BRICS leaders reach out to Africa

The 10th BRICS Summit enters its third and final day this morning which will see the five leaders engaging in dialogue with non-BRICS states. This engagement is per the 2011 Sanya Declaration that stated: “We are open to increasing engagement and cooperation with non-BRICS countries, in particular, emerging and developing countries, and relevant international and regional organisations”. As such, the […]

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SA, Russia deal to grow nuclear medicine

The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (NECSA) and Rusatom Healthcare, the healthcare division of Russian state owned nuclear corporation Rosatom, have signed an agreement on cooperation in the sphere of non-power related uses of nuclear technology on the side-lines of BRICS. NECSA is recognized as a world leader in the production of nuclear medicine and exports these lifesaving radiopharmaceuticals to […]

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Etihad to bring Dreamliner to Rabat, Morocco, route

Effective October 3rd, Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its scheduled services from Abu Dhabi to Rabat, capital of the Kingdom of Morocco, replacing the Airbus A330-300 currently serving the route. The introduction of the technologically advanced aircraft on Rabat services is a further boost to its presence in the Moroccan market. On May 1st this year, […]

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SARS Customs intensify searches at borders

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) Customs is intensifying it search in all the country’s borders with more criminal cases opened against suspects for allegedly being in possession of explosives and illicit cigarettes. The customs officers recently made busts of capped fused explosives, as well as illicit cigarettes, at the Beitbridge border post. A foreign registered panel van travelling from […]

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Bribery in Namibi as Government forced community into silence

What exactly is the Namibian government is trying to hide? Dogged by allegations of bribery and unethical operators, a dodgy permitting system, and the contentious hunting of so-called ‘problem animals’ – Namibia’s hunting community has now been forced into silence by its own government. The country’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has released a memorandum that prohibits the posting […]

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A new hosted journey from A&K to Ethiopia

Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent is delighted with the decision by Ethiopian authorities to lift the State of Emergency which has been in place for nearly two years. The Australian government has responded by downgrading its travel advisory for the first time in recent years. A&K has been tailoring journeys to Ethiopia for private travellers for over a decade […]

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Reed Exhibition appointed to the Board of the African Tourism Board

The newly founded African Tourism Board has a new Board member. Carol Weaving, MD of Reed Exhibition, the world’s largest and most respected exhibition company joined the African Tourism Board as a Board member. “The African Tourism Board has been formed to grow and benefit tourism on the whole of the African continent. Knowing how important tourism is for the […]

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First-ever Africa Tourism Leadership Awards

Africa Tourism Partners and its Africa Tourism Leadership Forum (ATLF) strategic partners are excited to announce the first-ever Africa Tourism Leadership Awards (ATLA). These Awards will be presented on 31 August 2018 in Accra, Ghana. These are Pan-African tourism leadership awards that seek to recognize leadership, change-makers, excellence and innovation in Africa’s tourism sector. It is anticipated to be the […]

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EFCC Goes After Those Who Mismanaged Funds Meant for Development of Educati

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has assured management of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund that the anti-graft agency will assist it in bringing to book all those who have mismanaged funds meant for the development of the educational sector. “The work at hand is enormous, and we are intensifying investigations in all zones […]