Travel

THERE ARE ABOUT 30,000 NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA?

There have been lots of controversies around the number of Nigerians who live in South Africa. Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA) spokesman, Emeka Ezinteje recently told Africa Check that the

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Nigeria suggests dollars for haj pilgrims at below market rate

Nigerian Muslim pilgrims travelling to Saudi Arabia this year should be able to buy their dollars for 200 naira, far below the official rate, the country’s parliament has recommended. A

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Immigrants are welcome in South Africa – Fikile Mbalula

I dare say, human dignity has no nationality. Our Bill of Rights enjoins us all to confirm that there shall be no moment where we deliberately attack human dignity or

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FTAN President – Nigeria accounts for less than 3% of tourist-receipts in Africa

The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN) says that less than three per cent of tourists visiting Africa annually choose Nigeria as their tourism destinations. Mr Karim Rabo, the

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HOME AFFAIRS MINISTER – PREMIUM VISA & PERMIT CENTRE IS EFFICIENT

JOHANNESBURG – Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says the premium visa and permit centre has proved to be efficient in its first two years of operation. The centre, located in

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Again, United Kingdom Deports 28 Nigerians

Lagos — The gale of deportations of Nigerians from Europe continues last week Thursday with another set of 28 Nigerians deported from the United Kingdom (UK). This came 48 hours

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South Africans ‘unwelcoming’ to African visitors

South Africans are regarded as unfriendly and unwelcoming to Africans from the rest of the continent‚ Tourism Minister Tokozile Xasa says. This was the key reason why the compound annual

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Arrivals at South Africa’s airports up marginally in first quarter

Overall growth in passenger numbers in the first quarter of 2017 was subdued‚ with SA airports seeing an overall increase in arrivals of 0.8%‚ the Airports Company of SA (Acsa)

South Africa is attracting more overseas visitors but fewer from Africa

More overseas tourists are choosing SA as a holiday destination, but visitors from the region and the broader continent declined in January. Overseas tourists to SA increased to 245,074 in

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Family caught out by new South African visa regulations

“For three days we didn’t grieve because we were more emotionally invested in trying to obtain these visas, which was very taxing on us as a family . . . It