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Fly, Stay, Earn - Marriott International And Emirates Strengthen Partnership With Relaunch Of Your World Rewards

Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards members can now discover the joy of good travel with elevated travel experiences and benefits across the sky and around the globe

Marriott International (www.Marriott.com) and Emirates today announced the relaunch of Your World Rewards a partnership between Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards. The partnership which originally launched in 2014, allows Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards members who register for the program to elevate their earnings and benefits when they fly with…

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flydubai celebrates 10 years of bringing people together

flydubai passenger traffic between the UAE and its African routes grew by 108% since 2015

The Dubai-based carrier celebrates carrying more than 70 million passengers since its start of operations in 2009, more than five million of which were carried on its African routes; flydubai (https://www.flydubai.com) passenger traffic between the UAE and its African routes grew by 108% since 2015. 10 years ago, flydubai’s first…

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Remarks to African Regional High-Level Conference on Counter-Terrorism and the Prevention of Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism

Africa is increasingly the new frontline in the global struggle against terrorism and violent extremism

By The Secretary-General Your Excellency, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I thank the Government of Kenya for helping the United Nations organize this landmark conference. To begin, I would like to honour the tens of thousands of African victims of terrorism and…

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Kenya Airways Selects GE Aviation for Digital Flight Operations

Kenya Airways adds to the 15,468 aircraft with GE Aviation’s digital solutions

Maximizing Airline Efficiency with the Most Accurate Data and Analytics; Kenya Airways (www.Kenya-Airways.com) adds to the 15,468 aircraft with GE Aviation’s (www.GEAviation.com) digital solutions. Kenya Airways has selected GE Aviation for the Flight Operations suite of digital products across the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737, 787 and Embraer E190 airplanes.…

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International Organization for Migration (IOM), UN Hand Over Border Management Coordination Centre in Madagascar

IOM is increasingly called upon by States to assist in addressing complex border management challenges

Border management remains an important topic in Madagascar, a country with more than 5,000 km of coastline and a strategic location, just across the Mozambique Channel in the Western Indian Ocean. Still recovering from cycles of political crisis that significantly degraded the capacity of the State to police its borders,…

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Marriott International opens Second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

The 174 room Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel, features spacious and contemporary rooms including suites

POINT 1: Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel. The original New Africa Hotel was built as the official residence of Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1896. It…

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Launch of flights between Addis Ababa and Marseille from July 2, 2019

In this perspective of strengthening relations between France and Ethiopia, Ethiopian Airlines will propose three weekly flights Addis Ababa - Marseille from July 2, 2019

On June 6, 2019, the French ambassador to Ethiopia, Frédéric Bontems, met the Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde GebreMariam, to confirm the agreement of the French authorities for the launch of flights between the airport Bole d Addis Ababa and Marseille-Provence airport. This air route was decided at the…

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Deutsche Post DHL Group, UNDP and OCHA boost natural disaster preparedness at Madagascar’s Toamasina International Airport

The program developed by Deutsche Post DHL Group, UNDP and OCHA, with the support of WFP, aims to better prepare airports to handle the sudden surge of incoming relief goods

Deutsche Post DHL Group (www.DPDHL.com), the leading mail and logistics company, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) country office and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) team up with National Bureau for Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC - Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et…

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Côte d’Ivoire: Government seeks Bank’s support for $5.8 bln tourism plan

The document entitled "Sublime Côte d’Ivoire", was presented to the Bank’s Vice-President responsible for Private sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization, Pierre Guislain, at the headquarters in Abidjan

Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from 2025 to the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) , and sought its support to implement the plan. The document entitled "Sublime Côte d’Ivoire", was presented to…

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Shielding the Vulnerable from Violence, IOM Assists 57 Malawians from South Africa

IOM, in collaboration with the Government of Malawi, has assisted a total of 231 Malawian nationals with voluntary return from South Africa, under the Pilot Action

The terror and fear were real, the damage devastating—the response swift and effective. Over three days last week, South Africa-based staff from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with the Governments of Malawi and South Africa, assisted 57 Malawian nationals with voluntary return to their homes, following an outbreak of violence in the…