Centre for African American history, Art and Culture honours Black History month

12-Apr-2017

The Centre for African American history, Art and Culture commemorated the Black History month by hosting a one-of-a-kind evening at their historic building in downtown Aiken. Over hundred residents attended the event which celebrated the West African...

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Ekkula Tourism Awards arrives to ‘Celebrate Uganda’

12-Apr-2017

The Ekkula Tourism Awards were held on February 10, 2017 at Hotel Africana in Kampala with the leitmotif to ‘Celebrate Uganda’. The annual Ekkula words- (Ekkula a Ugandan word that means ‘treasure’), coalesced the who’s who...

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South Africa opens two Visa Application Centres in New Zealand

12-Apr-2017

The South African High Commission in New Zealand recently launched two new South African Visa-Application Centres. The centres which will be run by VFS Global are located in Wellington and Auckland and began operating from February 14, 2017. The African...

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South Africa witnesses consistent growth in tourist arrivals from China

12-Apr-2017

Tourists from China continue to pour into South Africa as the former remained the leading growth market for South Africa’s tourism industry. According to the South African Minister of Tourism Derek Andre Hanekom, improvements in the visa...

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SaffaFest to showcase South African hospitality in Taiwan

12-Apr-2017

South African cuisine and activities will be portrayed at the scenic beauty of Taiwan through an event titled the SaffaFest. The man behind the fest Duane Christie from Pretoria told media reporters that he created the event “to celebrate our...

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Amidst Trump’s travel ban uncertainty, Nigeria warns citizens against US travel

12-Apr-2017

Amidst the charged environment and ongoing uncertainty in the United States of America with regard to immigration ban, the Presidency of Nigeria has warned its citizens not to travel to the US. Though Nigeria is not on the list of the countries affected...

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Indian Government to host exhibition of Timbuktu’s manuscripts

12-Apr-2017

Timbuktu, a place that finds mention in tales and narratives, a place that not many people know actually exists, is set to be showcased in India.  The Government of India will host an exhibition on Timbuktu’s ancient manuscripts dated between...

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South African tourism witnesses growth rate of 3.9% in 2016, thanks to digital technology

12-Apr-2017

Planning a holiday? Pick your smartphone and book one for yourself. Yes, that is how digital technology has facilitated the travel and tourism industry by bringing all the facilities on our fingertips, literally. Thanks to digital technology, the tourism...

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Kenya, Somalia to re-launch direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu

12-Apr-2017

Writing a new chapter in their book of cooperation, Kenya and Somalia have announced plans to open two border-posts and a re-launch of direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu. President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta, while addressing a press conference...

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Marriott International Opens First Property in Kenya

12-Apr-2017

Marriott International, Inc. today announced its first property in Kenya with the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Hurlingham. Owned by Kamcan Properties Limited, the hotel is strategically located in the upmarket suburb, close to the city...

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