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RwandAir – where dream has turned into reality

(eTN) - While in Rwanda last week, news emerged from the corridors of RwandAir, that Accra, Ghana, will become the airline’s 15th destination by the latest in June of this year, adding yet another W

New West Africa venture may point the way for Air Uganda

UGANDA (eTN) - The partnership between Air France and AKFED in the new Air Cote Ivoire with a 20 and 15 percent shareholding in the company, respectively, may open new doors for future cooperation eve

US citizen abducted in Benin

A U.S. citizen has been kidnapped in the West African nation of Benin, a U.S. State Department official said Sunday.

West African countries call for permanent African seat on Security Council

West African countries today called for enlarging the 15-member Security Council to give their continent its due representation on the United Nations body whose decisions are legally binding, as oppos

West African officials call for greater UN involvement in fight against...

Top West African officials are calling for greater United Nations and international support to prevent the region’s coasts from becoming a haven for pirates and to fight growing drug and arms traffi

Parks in Africa receive global support for sustainble tourism efforts

International development banks, UN agencies, and intergovernmental organizations have pledged to support the sustainable development of tourism in a network of parks spanning ten countries in West Af

Aman Resorts set to open its doors in Gabon, West Africa

The world famous Aman Resorts have signed up to open its first African resort in Gabon, in West Africa.

New Senegalese carrier aims to reconquer market

Dakar, Senegal - Newly launched regional airline called Senegal Airlines will begin service to neighboring countries in West Africa on January 25.

African migrants and hash treatment in Africa and Europe

(eTN) - In recent times, the number of Africans heading overseas has doubled. Across the continent, West Africa and Nigeria especially, there is hardly a family without a member living overseas legal or illegally. In fact, it has become a matter of status symbol to have a family member living overseas. Across West Africa and Nigeria, many families live mainly on remittance from abroad.