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WAZA signs MoU to help make sustainably produced palm oil the norm

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the potential of sustainably produced palm oil to help biodiversity conservation and the opportunity for leading zoos and aquariums to drive global consumer demand as the focus.

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World tourism remains resilient despite global uncertainties

With a 3.6% real GDP growth in Q1 2017, the world economy has remained strong, surpassing the earlier forecast at 3.5% for 2017/2018. This growth, according to Euromonitor International, is and continues to be highly driven by emerging markets which account for approximately 74% of the world's real GDP expansion, and a predicted share of up to 79% by 2020.

By Josephine Wawira 13 Oct 2017

Ethiopia launches e-visa service for African and international MICE participants
Ethiopia launches e-visa service for African and international MICE participants

Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs Main Department, in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines Group, launched an E-Visa service for African and international participants of meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE) in Ethiopia. The service enables participants to issue their visa, book, pay and check-in their flight with Ethiopian Airlines - all online.

13 Oct 2017

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Fastjet releases Mozambique schedule

Fastjet has released its flight schedule operations to Mozambique. The low-cost carrier confirmed that, effective 3 November, it will launch scheduled services from Maputo to Nampula, Beira and Tete, with fares starting from MZN 5,274.

13 Oct 2017