African dust storms in our air | e! Science News. You might find it hard to believe that dust clouds from the African Sahara can travel thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean, but it does every year and in large quantities
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Durban – South Africans will still be required to get visas before visiting the UK for now, but progress is being made in negotiations between the two governments to lift the visa requirement, says the British Foreign Secretary, William Hague. via Progress in visa negotiations with UK – Travel News | IOL Travel | IOL.co.za.
Zambia wins UNWTO award | Times of Zambia. ZAMBIA has been declared winner of the African nomination of the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Vettor Giusti tourism poster competition.
Reuniting African families one at a time – The Park Record. Bridges to America helps to reunite African families that have been “separated by war, political unrest, famine, and other hardships,” and to conduct service missions in Africa.
Zimbabwe proposes R3bn â€œDisney-style theme parkâ€ at Victoria Falls – SA Commercial Property News | South African Commercial Real Estate Marketplace. Zimbabwe plans to build “Disneyland in Africa” at the world famous Victoria Falls to boost tourism, according to new plans unveiled by the Zimbabwean government.
Paul Theroux returns to his second birthplace. Soon after graduating from university in 1963, Paul Theroux joined the Peace Corps and went to teach in Malawi. In the intervening 50 years, his life and frequent travels to Africa have fuelled many books, both non-fiction and fiction.
Known as the home to Africa’s most spectacular national park Serengeti, and one of western world most preferred destination, Tanzania’s is blessed with diverse natural settings. via Ethiosports » Tanzania can become major golf destination in Africa.
Forget Paris, fall in love with Accra – CNN.com. With only a 45 minute flight separating Lagos and Accra, you’d think I’d have been to Ghana at least once in my 22-year existence. Unfortunately until July 2013, the concepts holiday and Africa have never gone together in my head.
Tourist precinct for Cape Agulhas – SouthAfrica.info. South African National Parks (SANParks) has opened a kilometre-long boardwalk linking the Cape Agulhas lighthouse with the southernmost tip of Africa – the point in the Western Cape where the Indian and Atlantic oceans meet. Read more: http://www.southafrica.info/travel/agulhas-210813.htm#.UhW5SZLi58E#ixzz2cgC8nzhc
Virgin Atlantic adds daily direct London to Cape Town flight | News24. Cape Town – Virgin Atlantic is set to resume its seasonal non-stop service with daily flights connecting London and Cape Town on October 27.