Source: United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) |

United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) Trains South West State Civil Aviation Firefighters

It is part of UNSOS’s ongoing efforts to build local capacity to ensure services at the Shaati Gaduud International Airport in Baidoa meet international standards

Twelve Somalia Civil Aviation Authorities, Airport Fire Rescue personnel from South West State have successfully completed a Airport Fire and Rescue course conducted by the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) Aviation Services to enhance Somalia’s safety aviation sector. The course held in Baidoa - the administrative capital of South West…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Entebbe Handling Services (ENHAS) and Dairo Air Services (DAS) operating without tenancy agreements

Once the committee reviews the necessary documents, a decision will be taken, which may include interfacing with the Chief Government Valuer

UCAA’s Finance Director, Hassan Musinguzi explained that the contention is in the new rent figure of US$15 per square metre following a valuation by the Chief Government Valuer. “When they [ENHAS and DAS] occupied in 2022, we gave draft agreements which figure they contested and at that point, we sought…

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Source: Eanan Al Samma |

EANAN inks Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with University of Dubai, Xi'an Jiaotong University and Zhuji SRJ Materials Laboratory to foster international cooperation in applied sciences

This collaboration is set to enhance academic exchange among faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students, thereby enriching the academic and practical experience for all parties involved

EANAN Al Samma (, a UAE-based technology company leading the next evolutionary step in transportation through advanced air mobility (AAM), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of Dubai (UD), Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU) and Zhuji SRJL Materials Laboratory to foster international cooperation in applied sciences and…

Source: State House Uganda |

President Museveni Presides Over Signing Of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) To Construct Kidepo International Airport

The MOU was signed between the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Works and Transport and Civil Aviation Authority, Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities and Uganda Wildlife Authority

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni yesterday evening presided over the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government of Uganda and United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Speke Resort Munyonyo. President Museveni welcomed the signing of the MOU between Uganda and the Chamber. He was…

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Source: GITEX Africa |

Avsos Announces Successful Exhibition at Gitex 2024 Africa in Marrakesh

Avsos introduced its flagship inflight retail product, designed to streamline buy-on-board processes through a powerful AI engine that optimizes load management and reduces wastage

Avsos, a leading innovator in technology solutions for the aviation industry, proudly participated as an exhibitor at the recently concluded Gitex 2024 Africa ( in Marrakesh. This prestigious event provided a vital platform for Avsos to showcase its suite of advanced operational solutions, including its inflight retail product, Avira Connect,…

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Locally Produced Sustainable Aviation Fuel will Boost Emission Reductions and Fuel Security in Africa (By Omar Ali Adib)

There are opportunities for Africa in the global transition to cleaner, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), which will need to be indigenously produced to be truly sustainable

By Omar Ali Adib, Rolls-Royce Senior Vice President, Africa. African airlines play a vital role in unlocking trade, providing employment, increasing GDP, and demonstrating national and continental pride. However, they face formidable challenges, foremost among them being the cost of aircraft fuel, which exceeds global averages by up to 30%,…

Source: Save the Children |

Egypt: Palestinian Children Who Fled Gaza’s War Haunted by Nightmares and Anxiety

In the past three months, Save the Children has received more than 500 requests from Palestinians in Egypt for mental health and psychosocial support

Palestinian children who fled to Egypt from the war in Gaza are haunted by the horrors they experienced and are struggling with nightmares, anger, bedwetting and anxiety, with Save the Children calling for an urgent increase in mental health and psychosocial support.  Since the war started in Gaza on 7…

Source: U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria |

The United States-Nigeria Open Skies Air Transport Agreement Enters into Force

The agreement includes provisions that allow for unrestricted capacity and frequency of services, open route rights, a liberal charter regime, and open code-sharing opportunities

The U.S.-Nigeria Air Transport Agreement, which has been provisionally applied since 2000, entered into force on May 13, 2024. This bilateral agreement establishes a modern civil aviation relationship with Nigeria consistent with U.S. Open Skies international aviation policy and with commitments to high standards of aviation safety and security. The…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

India sends US$ 1 million flood relief assistance to Kenya

India also extends deep sympathies to the government and people of the Republic of Kenya for the damage and destruction caused by the floods

Government of India is extending humanitarian assistance to the Government of Kenya in the wake of devastation caused by the floods that have hit the country. 38 out of 47 counties, have been affected. An estimated 267 people have died, 188 injured and over 2,80,000 displaced. A relief consignment is…

Source: Government of UK |

First phase of detentions underway for Rwanda relocations

The first illegal migrants set to be removed to Rwanda have now been detained, following a series of nationwide operations this week

Operational teams within the Home Office have been working at pace to safely and swiftly detain individuals in scope for relocation to Rwanda, with more activity due to be carried out in the coming weeks.  The action is a key part of the plan to deliver flights to Rwanda in…