22-Sep-2020 to 17:27

Pressure mounts to liquidate S/Africa’s troubled airline

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Pressure mounted on Tuesday for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government to liquidate South African Airways and save taxpayers the burden of keeping the loss-making airline afloat.

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21-Sep-2020 to 07:46

Namibia welcomes first European flight after opening of borders

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — A Lufthansa plane carrying 133 passengers became the first direct commercial flight from Europe to land in Namibia on Sunday after the southern African country opened its borders to international travellers earlier this month.

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09-Sep-2020 to 07:01

Zimbabwe to resume domestic and int’l travel

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe government has approved the resumption of domestic flights starting on Thursday, with international flights expected to commence in October.

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02-Sep-2020 to 07:50

eSwatini launches domestic tourism campaign

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has launched a campaign to encourage locals to patronise the country’s tourist attractions in the face of the international travel bans triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.

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26-Aug-2020 to 07:58

Namibia to allow foreign tourists from September 1

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia is set to reopen its borders to foreign tourists starting next week as part of efforts to revive a tourism sector hammered by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, a cabinet minister announced on Tuesday.

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13-Aug-2020 to 13:37

Over 3,000 SAA workers opt for "voluntary severance pay"

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Uncertain of the future of a revamped South African Airways, over 3,000 SAA workers have decided to take the money offered in a “voluntary severance package” and run to the bank with it, their unions said on Thursday.

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09-Aug-2020 to 16:36

Stranded Rwandans flown home from Belgium

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The first batch of Rwandan passengers from Europe who were last week barred from boarding a flight out of Belgium have arrived in Kigali, an official source confirmed to APA on Sunday.

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