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[Times of Zambia]ZAMBIAN bargain hunters have an opportunity to make their Kwacha stretch, thanks to a special Emirates promotion that brings the price of a shopping trip -- return flight and accommodation - to under KR5,000.
[The Herald]Rainbow Tourism Group has embarked on a major refurbishment drive that is set to bring a refreshing look to the facilities run by the leisure group, chief executive Mr Tendai Madzivanyika has said.
[Premium Times]The Federal Executive Council has approved a new policy.
[Daily Trust]Former Bayelsa State governor Timipre Sylva, who is standing trial for money laundering offences before an Abuja Federal High Court, has filed an application seeking leave to accompany his wife on a medical trip abroad.
[The Herald]Lack of direct flights from source markets is stifling the country's potential to reap maximum benefits from tourist arrivals, an expert said on Monday.
[Daily Trust]A five-member passport intervention team from the Nigeria Immigration Service has been dispatched to Saudi Arabia by the federal government to clear the backlog of Nigerians who could not obtain Nigerian passports due to some technical problems.
[The Herald]Rainbow Tourism Group's flagship hotel in Victoria Falls, A'Zambezi River Lodge, has been awarded a service excellence certificate by Trip- Advisor, which is a major endorsement towards the improved service delivery levels at the lodge. This is the second consecutive time that A'Zambezi has received an award from TripAdvisor after it scooped the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award last year.
[New Times]With devolution in high gear as the counties take root in Kenya, competition for business and investment just got fierce for Rwanda and other EAC member states.
[The Star]THE High Court in Mombasa yesterday rejected an application by the state to cancel a Sh1 million bond for a Swiss national facing prostitution charges.
[New Vision]The reconstruction of "Muzibu Azaala Mpanga" the main building and site housing the tombs of the four late Buganda Kings has kicked off.
[The Star]MPs yesterday asked for answers from the government on the controversial trip by Deputy President William Ruto where he used a luxury jet to tour different African countries.
[The Star]Some 4,500 people are set to lose their jobs following plans to evict Somali livestock farmers from ranches in Taita Taveta, Kwale and Kilifi counties.
[New Vision]CIVIL Aviation Authority (CAA) is redesigning the departure lounge for Entebbe International Airport.
[Observer]Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) is considering turning the Jinja Road cemetery into a tourist site, The Observer has learnt.
[Daily Observer]The Gambia International Airlines (GIA) in collaboration with stakeholders Tuesday convened a meeting to discuss the challenges that had been experienced in the previous pilgrimages (locally called Hajj) to the Holy City of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, with a view to solving them and also paving the way forward for the coming ones, particularly this year.
[EA Business]Kampala -Tourism minister, Mrs. Maria Mutagamba, has asked the government for new custom-built tour vehicles and professional drivers to ease transportation of tourists.
[The Star]The Kenya Wildlife Service will revive the construction of a Sh120 million electric fence at Shimba Hills National Game Reserve to end human-wildlife conflicts in Kwale.
[The Star]KISUMU hotels are enjoying booming business since the March 4 elections. Kisumu Hotels Managers Group chairman Robinson Anyal says the influx in guests is due to activities the hotels are engaged in that were postponed during the electioneering period.
[EA Business]Kampala -James Tumusiime, the Managing Director of Fountain Publishers Limited and founder of the Igongo Cultural Centre in Biharwe, western Uganda, has been appointed the new Chairman of the Uganda Tourism Board.
[Daily Trust]Lagos -Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Ahmadu Giade has ordered the investigation of two crew members of Arik Air arrested by officials of British Customs at Heathrow Airport in London in connection with drug trafficking.