Tag Archives: Travel

13 December 19

These are the most visited countries in Africa

Africa nations attracted 67 million international tourists in 2018, according to data from the World Tourism Organization (UNTWO). That’s a 7 percent increase amounting to 4 million visits more than the previous year, significantly higher than the 4.3 percent growth
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27 November 19

The eerie appeal of Eritrea’s colonial architecture

Eritrea doesn’t top the bucket list of many travellers you’re likely to come across. The country is often dubbed Africa’s most secretive state and compared to the reclusive totalitarianism of North Korea. Last year’s peace deal with Ethiopia brought an
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21 November 19

Study: African nations are among the most dangerous 2020 travel destinations

The latest version of the Travel Risk Map developed by International SOS names a number of African countries among the world’s most dangerous places to travel in 2020. The Central African Republic, Libya, Mali, Somalia and South Sudan are all
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23 February 19

Ethiopia earned $1.4 billion from tourism in second half of 2018

Ethiopia generated $1.4 billion USD from tourism revenue in the second half of 2018, state-affiliated broadcaster FBC reported on Wednesday.

14 January 19

Eritrea and Somalia among the world’s least powerful passports

Eritrea and Somalia have been named among the countries with the least powerful passports in the world.

05 November 18

Ethiopia launches visa-free travel for Africans

Ethiopia’s government has launched a visa-on-arrival regime for all African citizens, as the country moves to ease travel requirements.

22 February 18

Kenya warns citizens against travelling to South Sudan

The Kenyan government has warned citizens against travelling to parts of South Sudan where the worst cases of armed conflicts and ethnic violence have occurred during the last six months.

13 February 18

Why are Africans still waiting for visa-free travel?

In 2016, the African Union (AU) announced plans to introduce a new African Union passport that would travel across the continent much easier. “The scene seems to be set to realize the dream of visa-free travel for African citizens within
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16 November 17

Rwanda set to issue visas on arrival for all visitors

Rwanda is set to open up its visa on arrival programme to visitors from every country, starting from January 1, 2018.

22 June 17

Ethiopia named as world’s most welcoming country

Ethiopia has been named as the world’s most welcoming country in an open poll on popular travel site Rough Guides.


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