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Airline eyes London-Cape Town route

Airline eyes London-Cape Town route

While negotiations are under way for Norwegian Airlines to begin operations between London Gatwick and Cape Town International Airport, red tape and policy continue to hinder progress on the route....

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US visas – more slots online

US visas – more slots online

THE US Embassy has opened additional appointments for visa applications in centres around the country in response to criticism from agents struggling to get timely slots for their clients. Until...

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SAA adds more Accra, cuts Dakar

SAA adds more Accra, cuts Dakar

South African Airways is growing its presence in Ghana by increasing weekly frequencies between Johannesburg and Accra from nine to ten flights, effective September 5. Following the airline’s...

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Hong Kong Travel Advisory

Hong Kong Travel Advisory

Exercise increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest. Since June 2019, several large scale and smaller political demonstrations have taken place in various areas of Hong Kong. Most have been...

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Pakistan launches e-visa for SA

Pakistan launches e-visa for SA

The Pakistan High Commission in South Africa has introduced an online e-visa option for travellers from South Africa. The interview process in Johannesburg is no longer required and applications can...

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Malawi reinstates ban on plastic bags

Malawi reinstates ban on plastic bags

Malawi’s High Court has reinstated a ban on plastic bags. The government imposed the ban on thin plastic bags in 2015 but the move was overturned by the High Court after a number of plastic...

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