Daily Archives: March 23, 2018

KENYA AIRWAYS APPREHENSIVE OVER AFRICAN OPEN SKIES

NAIROBI — National flag carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has raised concerns over moves by African governments to liberalize the African aviation sector as it fears that this will cripple its growth and hamper its recovery.…

20,000 SOUTH AFRICAN CONTRACT DRUG-RESISTANT TB EVERY YEAR, NUMBER RISING

DURBAN– A staggering 20,000 South Africans contract drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) every year and the number is on the increase despite the country boasting the largest HIV and TB treatment programme in the world.

The Deputy …

AFRICAN UNION PLANS ANOTHER UMMIT IN JULY FOR COUNTRIES UNSURE ABOUT FTA TO DECIDE

CAPE TOWN–The African Union (AU) is to hold another summit in Mauritania in July when countries with reservations about signing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement can make their choice.

On Wednesday, leaders …

CAPE TOWN INT’NAL AIRORT AGAIN RANKED BEST IN AFRICA

CAPETOWN– Cape Town International Airport was once again ranked the best in Africa at the Skytrax World Airport Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden, recently, says Western Cape Province Economic Opportunities Minister Alan Winde.

It was …

RAMAPHOSA URGES SOUTH AFRICANS TO WELCOME FOREIGN NATIONALS

PRETORIA– President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans to welcome and embrace foreign nationals from the continent as the country moves to be part of a pact to enable the free movement of people and …