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Fly Mid Africa, others, open new routes over Africa

Gambia’s new national carrier, Fly Mid Africa, has started operating flights to Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, ending a three-year break in direct link between...

Rhinos return to Rwanda

Endangered Eastern black rhinos are being translocated to Akagera National Park in Rwanda from South Africa. The project, undertaken by African Parks, a conservation non-profit,...

1.5 million in SA townships to gain access to Internet

Up to 1.5 million South African township residents in the Gauteng Province are set to gain access to WiFi through cafe and informal tavern...

AirBNB to ‘double bookings in Africa’

AirBNB, the international application driven online room rental service, plans to double its customer numbers in Africa to 1.5 million by the end of...

One passport for all SADC countries?

As many as fifteen Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries could potentially share one common passport, which would allow for easy passage between bordering...

Heart attack gene found by all-female SA team

Fifty years after South Africa performed the world's first successful heart transplant, a young woman from Landsdowne on the Cape Flats has lead a...

Kenya entices Bollywood with filming opportunities

The number of tourists from India to Kenya has grown in recent years and using movies to boost tourism can work to further increase this number....

Rwanda now part of VW African expansion

A mere two months after starting production at a low-volume car assembly plant in Kenya, Volkswagen SA (VWSA) has started discussions with Rwandan authorities...