Monthly Archive: March 2012

Emerging Threats to EA Tourism and Natural Heritage

Emerging Threats to EA Tourism and Natural Heritage

When he was campaigning for reelection in late 2010,  Tanzanian President JakayaKikwete promised the people of northern Tanzania that he would have a new road built that would connect the remoter parts of that...

Eco-Tourism Gives Ex-Poachers a New Chance

Eco-Tourism Gives Ex-Poachers a New Chance

According to legend in Rwanda, the Batwa people were born to dance. One evening, so the lore goes, God found himself in need of lively entertainment and called on the people of heaven to...

Swissport makes record profits on the back of a near monopoly

Swissport makes record profits on the back of a near monopoly

NEAR MONOPOLY EARNS SWISSPORT RECORD PROFITS While officially at least the monopoly of Swissport as the sole handling agent at key Tanzanian airports has been lifted, when a few more licenses were granted last...

Qatar Airways counting down to commence Kigali flights

Qatar Airways counting down to commence Kigali flights

It is now a week to go until Qatar Airways, the worlds 5 star airline, will commence operations to Kigali. The airline is extending their daily flights between Doha and Entebbe to the Rwandan...

KENYA AIRWAYS SHARE RIGHTS ISSUE LAUNCHES ON 12 MARCH

KENYA AIRWAYS SHARE RIGHTS ISSUE LAUNCHES ON 12 MARCH

Next Monday will be the long awaited start of Kenya Airways share rights issue, which has been in the making for several months now and received all company internal approvals via board resolutions and...

QATAR AIRWAYS FIRST B787 NOW ON PRODUCTION LINE

QATAR AIRWAYS FIRST B787 NOW ON PRODUCTION LINE

Ahead of the inauguration of Qatar Airways latest route into Africa on the 21st of March to Kigali, via an extension from their daily Doha Entebbe flight, has news emerged that the airlines first...

Turkish commences twice weekly flights to Mogadishu

Turkish commences twice weekly flights to Mogadishu

A Turkish Airlines Airbus A340 landed yesterday in Mogadishu to a warm welcome by members of the Transitional Federal Government and representatives of AMISOM, the United Nations / African Union forces providing protection to...