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8 people killed in Russian An-72 plane crash in Congo

8 people killed in Russian An-72 plane crash in Congo

Russian-made An-72 transport plane crashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The press officer of the Russian Embassy ... Read More

Accor to introduce Novotel brand in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Accor to introduce Novotel brand in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Accor hospitality group announces the debut of its successful midscale brand Novotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ... Read More

Rwanda closes border because of Ebola threat

Rwanda closes border because of Ebola threat

Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo remains a real threat. Rwanda is now reacting and today closed the ... Read More

Ebola outbreak in Congo causing global health emergency

Ebola outbreak in Congo causing global health emergency

While the World Health Organization (WHO) stopped short of saying borders should be closed, saying the risk of Ebola ... Read More

US sends congratulations to Canada and Democratic Republic of Congo.

US sends congratulations to Canada and Democratic Republic of Congo.

The U.S. Secretary of State issued the following two statement on behalf of the Government of the United States ... Read More

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

European Union sends millions to Uganda and South Sudan to fight Ebola while tourism remains safe

Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and the Democratic Republic are on high alert and are dealing with a developing crisis. ... Read More

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

Why tourists are not in danger after confirmed Ebola case in Uganda

There is no threat for tourists traveling currently in Uganda. Future visitors planning a trip to this East African ... Read More

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Boat sinks, many dead at Lake Mai-Ndombe in Inongo, Congo

Tourists are not expected to be among the 30 dead in Western Congo, where 200 more are missing after ... Read More

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

D.R. Congo: African Tourism Board is a place to be according World Heritage Kahuzi-Biega National Park

The African Tourism Board welcomes Kahuzi Biega National Park as a new member. The Kahuzi-Biega National Park is a ... Read More

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West  journey in Africa.

Connecting Africa: Rovos Rail set to introduce its first, East to West journey in Africa.

Come July this year, Rovos Rail is set to connect Africa from the Indian Ocean on the East to ... Read More

6 people killed in Democratic Republic of Congo plane crash

6 people killed in Democratic Republic of Congo plane crash

A Russian-made plane with 23 people were onboard crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gomair’s An-26 plane, which ... Read More

Thank you Elvis

Thank you Elvis

Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Minister responsible for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine was invited to write the ... Read More

Tourism in Africa – Everyone’s Business

Tourism in Africa – Everyone’s Business

Tourism in Africa is everyone's business said Dr. Yvonne Iyamulemye Kabano of the Congo at a dinner in Kinshasa ... Read More

Tourism Investments in the D.R. of Congo: The new book

Tourism Investments in the D.R. of Congo: The new book

Governor Julien Paluku Kahongya of the North Kivu Province and Alain St.Ange, the Seychelles former Minister for Tourism, Civil ... Read More

Africa Investment Opportunities in tourism

Africa Investment Opportunities in tourism

Democratic Republic of Congo Minister Elvis Mutiri wa Bashara, the former Minister of Tourism and Culture launched his tourism book ... Read More

Virunga National Park won’t re-open for tourism after ranger killed, visitors abducted

Virunga National Park won’t re-open for tourism after ranger killed, visitors abducted

Chief Warden of Virunga National Park issued the following letter in the aftermath of the tragic incident of the ... Read More

Looking at the African Tourism Board with members in 26 countries

Looking at the African Tourism Board with members in 26 countries

The African Tourism Board is a public-private partnership with one strong message. This message is to tell the world that ... Read More

Travel Alert: East African Countries issue deadly Ebola virus outbreak alert

Travel Alert: East African Countries issue deadly Ebola virus outbreak alert

East African states bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) had issued an alert warning resident, travelers and visitors ... Read More

African Tourism: Declaration of Kinshasa fostering tourism as a driver of biodiversity and environmental protection

African Tourism: Declaration of Kinshasa fostering tourism as a driver of biodiversity and environmental protection

An intense week of exchange of experiences and capacity building linked to wildlife and biodiversity protection has taken place ... Read More

6 dead at Virunga National Park: Is it safe for tourists?

6 dead at Virunga National Park: Is it safe for tourists?

Virunga National Park announced the loss of 5 rangers and a staff driver in the Central Sector of Virunga ... Read More

Lualaba to become a tourism destination in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Lualaba to become a tourism destination in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Africa has it all, but too often its key USPs which are so important for a potential tourism industry are ... Read More

Kinshasa joins flydubai’s growing network in Africa

Kinshasa joins flydubai’s growing network in Africa

Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... Read More