Africa World 

REVEALED: Africa’s top 20 most powerful passports

Seychelles remains top of the rankings when it comes to the most powerful passports in Africa, a position it has held for years now. The Henley Passport Index ranks passport from Seychelles as number one on the African continent. The index looks at passports of 199 countries globally and remains the most authoritative passport index with historical data spanning for… Read More
Africa South Africa Tourism Travel World 

Here are the top 10 world’s best countries to visit

The UK’s Telegraph newspaper has carried out a readers survey to determine the world’s best tourist destination – and South Africa emerged top. South Africa toppled New Zealand in the 2023 edition of the survey, the first since the 2019 edition following the Covid-19 disruption. The newspaper every year allows its readers to vote in significant numbers for their chosen… Read More
Africa Egypt North Africa World 

Egypt: Three British tourists dead after boat fire

Three British tourists are reported dead during sea cruise after their boat caught fire in the Egyptian Red Sea. The incident happened off the coast of Marsa Alam on the both called also called the Hurricane. Twenty-four other people, including 12 Britons, were rescued from the boat. Initial reports suggested the fire, at 06:30 local time, was down to an… Read More
Africa Nigeria News and Headlines World 

Foreign students in the UK to be banned from bringing family over

Foreign students in the United Kingdom would no longer have the chance to invite their families to come over. UK’s current immigration law allows for dependants to accompany their spouses or parent(s) who have a valid student visa. But the UK government is concerned about what it calls rocketing numbers of migrants and wants to control that. The UK authorities… Read More
Africa Featured Ghana World 

US visa fees increased effective May 30

Applicants seeking to secure a nonimmigrant US visas effective May 30, 2023 would have to pay more. In a statement, the US government has said fees for visas have now been increased from this month. “The fee for B1/B2 visas for business and tourist travel, F visas for international students, J exchange visitor visas, and other visa classes not requiring… Read More
Africa Travel World 

Breaking Barriers: Tips and Tricks for Accessible Travel with a Wheelchair

Traveling can be an exciting and enriching experience for anybody, but it can also be a daunting prospect if you are a wheelchair user. However, with the right mindset and some careful planning, you can enjoy all the benefits of travel while still making sure that your mobility needs are accommodated for. Keep reading for some handy tips and tricks… Read More
Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana: Boat disaster kills eight pupils

Eight pupils have died in Ghana’s Bono Region when a boat in which they were travelling capsized. The incident occurred on the Volta Lake whilst the pupils were travelling to school. Reports say the deceased were among 20 school children in the boat who were travelling from Atikagome to Wayokope, where their school is located. 12 pupils managed to swim… Read More
Africa Central Africa World 

DR Congo: 145 passengers missing in boat disaster

At least 145 passengers are reported missing after a boat with goods and animals sank in a river in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Local authorities said that about 55 people survived the disaster which happened on Tuesday night. The boat which was heading for neighbouring Republic of Congo capsized on the Lulonga River near the town of… Read More
Africa China North Africa World 

Morocco bans travellers arriving from China over COVID surge

Morocco has imposed a ban on people arriving from China effective Tuesday, Jan. 3 as it makes effort to prevent a wave of Covid-19 infections. The foreign ministry said all nationalities arriving from China will be hit with this ban. Several countries have imposed restrictions on travellers from China due to a surge in COVID-19 cases. Morocco is a top… Read More
Africa World 

African Travel & Tourism Sector’s Climate Footprint Revealed

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the Saudi-based Sustainable Tourism Global Center have unveiled revolutionary new data detailing the climate footprint of the Travel & Tourism sector in Africa. According to the new data, between 2010 and 2019, the African Travel & Tourism sector decoupled its economic growth from its greenhouse gas emissions. The data shows the total… Read More