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Uganda Airlines orders four CRJ-900s - ch-aviation

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:38

Uganda Airlines orders four CRJ-900s
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With the impending launch of Uganda Airlines, Burundi and South Sudan are the only members of the East African Community without an active national carrier project. Other members of the bloc include Uganda, Rwanda (with RwandAir), Kenya (with Kenya ...

Africa's dominant mobile money service is in talks to open in Ethiopia - Quartz

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 17:11

Quartz

Africa's dominant mobile money service is in talks to open in Ethiopia
Quartz
It's a small geographic move across borders for Kenya's Safaricom but potentially, it is a giant step that could transform the story of mobile money and financial inclusion in Africa. The telecom company is reportedly in advanced talks with Ethiopian ...

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African Airlines Eye New Aircraft - Aviation International News

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:12

African Airlines Eye New Aircraft
Aviation International News
Gebremriam said his airline might announce orders for C Series at the airshow if the airline concludes ongoing talks with Bombardier The carrier is mulling an order of between 10 and 20 regional jets. Kenya Airways (KQ) will also be looking at new ...

Investors put drone plans on hold over licensing hitch - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 21:19

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Investors put drone plans on hold over licensing hitch
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Investors eyeing a pie of the drone business for commercial purposes have put their activities on hold due to lack of clarity following the move by the National Assembly to annul the regulations that would have legalised Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

Hadi Sirika and the return of Nigeria Airways - THISDAY Newspapers

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 05:05

Tech in Africa

Hadi Sirika and the return of Nigeria Airways
THISDAY Newspapers
Pity yes, because while Nigeria, the most populated country in Africa can no longer manage an airline of its own, the African skies are dominated by such airlines as Ethiopian airlines, Air Maroc, Kenya Airways, and South African airlines. Rwanda has a ...
Nigeria soon to Launch a World-Class Carrier AirlineTech in Africa

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Air Mauritius, Kenya Airways, Rwandair, SAA eye alliance - ch-aviation

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00

Air Mauritius, Kenya Airways, Rwandair, SAA eye alliance
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The Indian Ocean-based airline said in a statement marking its AGM that it was currently in consultations with South African Airways (SA, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo), Kenya Airways (KQ, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta), and RwandAir (WB, Kigali) over the alliance ...

Inside Barack Obama's super luxurious and exclusive private jet ... - Citizen TV (press release)

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 21:11

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Inside Barack Obama's super luxurious and exclusive private jet ...
Citizen TV (press release)
A side by side image of Former US President Barack Obama at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi and a file photo of a VistaJet plane interior.
Check Out the Inside of Obama's Private Plane, the VistaJet ...Kenyans.co.ke
What We Know About Barack Obama's Luxurious Private Jetnairobiwire.com

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Kenya: Why Nairobi Is a Cemetery of Cinema Halls - AllAfrica.com

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 12:11

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Kenya: Why Nairobi Is a Cemetery of Cinema Halls
AllAfrica.com
PRESERVED. Shan Cinema, once a bastion of Indian movies, is today known as the Dome and is home to Sarakasi Trust, an arts and culture enterprise. And finally, Odeon Cinema has been transformed into an education hub with the Kenya Aviation College ...
Nairobi now a cemetery of cinema hallsNairobi News
Why Nairobi is a cemetery of cinema hallsDaily Nation

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All look to Nairobi to play neutral and finally seal South Sudan peace deal - The East African (press release) (blog)

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 19:44

The East African (press release) (blog)

All look to Nairobi to play neutral and finally seal South Sudan peace deal
The East African (press release) (blog)
Besides being a destination for Kenya's manufactured goods, the country's banking, aviation, insurance and transport sectors have high stakes in South Sudan and have been feeling the pinch since the war begun. Kenya remains the first destination for ...

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Conference to Discuss Future of Africa's Aviation Industry - AviationPros.com

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 19:05

Conference to Discuss Future of Africa's Aviation Industry
AviationPros.com
Some of the most senior network planners in the industry will attend Routes Africa to capitalise on the predicted growth of the market, including representatives from South African Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, and European carriers such ...

Understanding East Africa's current aviation landscape - CNBCAfrica.com

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 14:08

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Understanding East Africa's current aviation landscape
CNBCAfrica.com
Kenya Airways and subsidiary Jambojet is set to face stiffer competition as both Air Uganda and Air Tanzania revamp. According to a statement by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, the national airline ordered six aircrafts and set for revival by Q4 ...

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Parastatal salary scales in Kenya 2018 - Tuko.co.ke

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 08:34

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Parastatal salary scales in Kenya 2018
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Central Bank of Kenya. 5. Nairobi Securities Exchange. 6. KenGen. 7. Kenya Power. 8. Communication Authority of Kenya. 9. Kenya Pipeline. 10. Kenya Civil Aviation Authority. Besides other well-paying parastatals, Kenya pipeline salary scales are ...

How hollow is Solidarity's SAA victory? - Moneyweb.co.za

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 01:35

Moneyweb.co.za

How hollow is Solidarity's SAA victory?
Moneyweb.co.za
He proposed that one of the super connectors, the Gulf airlines, or an African airline like Kenya or Ethiopian airlines could be considered as a SEP. The latter would be part of a strategy to develop a West-African aviation hub. It would have to be a ...

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Fit for purpose TVETS best bet for Kenya's push to industrialise - The Standard

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:00

The Standard

Fit for purpose TVETS best bet for Kenya's push to industrialise
The Standard
For example, in sectors like health, aviation, or maritime among others, TVETA is working with other sector regulators like Kenya Civil Aviation Authority and Kenya Maritime Authority to ensure that training in these sectors fully complies with the ...

Girls in Aviation Day takes on global importance - Runway Girl Network

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 19:29

Runway Girl Network

Girls in Aviation Day takes on global importance
Runway Girl Network
A quick look at the planned activities for the Girls in Aviation Day, scheduled for 13 October, reveals the breadth of activities being hosted by WAI chapters around the world. Indeed, the list leads with Botswana and encompasses India, Nigeria, and ...

Jumia Travel gives insights into Kenya's Hospitality Industry, 2018 - Travel Daily News International

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:11

Jumia Travel gives insights into Kenya's Hospitality Industry, 2018
Travel Daily News International
He further highlighted the role of local aviation companies in transforming Kenya's domestic tourism, by for instance introducing flights to emerging key tourist destinations such as Eldoret and Lodwar. “As we open new routes in the domestic market, we ...

Rogue Aviation Operators at Wilson Airport will Deny Kenya Direct Flights to US - KahawaTungu (press release) (blog)

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:50

KahawaTungu (press release) (blog)

Rogue Aviation Operators at Wilson Airport will Deny Kenya Direct Flights to US
KahawaTungu (press release) (blog)
While the recent crash of Fly SAX plane might later reveal the shortcomings at Wilson Airport, there are fears among operators that as focus stays on Fly SAX / 540, the major criminal activities at the airport will go unnoticed. Already there is silent ...

Qatar, Kenya talk investment opportunities - The Peninsula Qatar

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 10:24

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar, Kenya talk investment opportunities
The Peninsula Qatar
The two ministers discussed aspects of cooperation between Qatar and Kenya in the fields of transport services, ports and aviation, and means of further enhancing them. They also discussed potential investment opportunities in these fields, in addition ...