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RwandAir Opens New Hub in Benin as Rwanda Builds New Airport

Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir on Tuesday launched its regional hub in Benin to  effectively serve Western and Central Africa. RwandAir route to Cotonou-Benin was opened in 2016 connecting Rwanda to West Africa adding to already established routes including; Douala, Accra, Libreville, Abidjan and Lagos. According to RwandAir officials, Cotonou is already a vibrant trade hub in Western ...
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RVC research examines human risk to mountain gorillas

Students from the RVC have been looking at zoonotic diseases from another angle in research published in scientific journal Parasites and Vectors. Instead of looking at the risks of humans catching diseases from animals, scientists have looked at how humans have impacted on a critically endangered species – in this case, the mountain gorilla. Isolated species According to researchers, ...
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Nairobi to land Sh4.6m per person luxury flight

A Hong Kong-based airline operator plans to launch a Sh4.6m-a-ticket luxury flight to Nairobi targeting Asia's super-rich keen on sampling Kenya's prime holiday destinations. Crystal AirCruises - the luxury private jet and resort operator - said last Friday its private jet will make the inaugural flight from Hong Kong to Nairobi on September 30. A number ...
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5 ideas to experience a safari and live your childhood dreams without breaking the bank

What’s not to love about Africa? The stunning wildlife, the natural surroundings, the vibe of the cities, and the landscapes are simply mesmerizing. Some of the places will bring back deeply-rooted childhood memories with wild animals roaring in the jungles, endless deserts, cascades, and lush vegetation everywhere. Whenever we think about Africa, we instantly picture ...
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Exciting News: Giraffe Manor adds new rooms

At ten feet tall each and weighing in at a total of 850 square feet, The Safari Collection is pleased to announce the arrival of ‘Edd’ & ‘Salma’, two new superior double rooms at Giraffe Manor.  ‘Edd’ & ‘Salma’, named after a few of the Manor’s beloved resident giraffes, have been added to the Garden Manor ...
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RwandAir to start flights to Brussels Airport on the 14th July 2017

RwandAir the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda is pleased to announce the commencement of non-stop flights from Kigali to Brussels, in Belgium next month. All returning flights from Brussels to Kigali will be via London. With the new three flights a week between Brussels and Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, which will be operated by the ...
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Passenger demand drives increase in flydubai’s frequency to Tanzania

Dubai-based flydubai last week  announced the start of flights to Kilimanjaro from 29 October. The relaunched service to the carrier’s third point in Tanzania, along with Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, will see flydubai’s network in Africa expand to 12 destinations. flydubai began operations to Tanzania in 2014 and has seen a steady growth in passenger numbers. ...
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Getaway to Jinja from $45pps

Gately on Nile boutique hotel in Jinja is the perfect place to escape for a few days or a few weeks. Main house rooms from only $45 per person sharing Beautiful lakeview lodge and cottages from only $70 per person sharing Breakfast included Great location close to the Sailing Club, main street of Jinja and the source of the ...
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Safarilink New Route to Zanzibar

Safarilink is delighted to announce a further expansion to its route network: a four times a week service to Zanzibar from 01 July 2017. The flights will operate on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The 14.00hrs departure from Wilson Airport allows passengers to connect off our services from the Masai Mara and Laikipia whilst the early evening return arrival time ...
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