Category - Africa


Congo: Kinshasa: advisory

Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa) Risk level: Avoid non-essential travel (with regional advisories) Updated on 2016-09-26 15:58:49 Latest update: The Safety and security tab was updated – demonstrations: Demonstrations related to the electoral process are occurring with increased frequency in Kinshasa and in other large cities. These demonstrations can be organised very suddenly and can […]


South Africa: Capetown: Flooding predicted

Cape Town – Flooding is expected as a cold front hits the Mother City, the City of Cape Town’s Disaster Risk Management has warned.   Heavy rainfall was expected in places over the Cape Metropole, Overberg and southern parts of the Cape Winelands in the afternoon, Traveller24 reported on Wednesday.   More rain was expected […]


Ghana: Jul 9: domestic flights grounded by strike

Domestic airline operators are reeling from a strike action by air traffic controllers at the Kotoka International Airport. On Saturday July 9, Domestic flights were grounded following the strike action by civil aviation workers over the sale of lands belonging to the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority by government. The strike that was supposed to have […]


Ghana: Aviation staff threaten to strike Friday Jul 8

Aviation staff threaten Friday strike over encroachment on land Staff of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have threatened to suspend domestic flights indefinitely if government does not move to secure a property belonging to the air traffic regulator.   The threat to strike by the workers is fueled by encroachment on the air traffic […]


Kenya: Kwale County: Diani: fire destroys/damages Hotels

Three Neptune hotels razed in Kwale, occupants evacuated Neptune Hotels manager says the fire started in one hotel before the wind-propelled flames spread to two others. Three beach resorts belonging to Neptune Hotels and five cottages in Diani, Kwale County, were razed by a fire on Tuesday evening.   According to hotel resident manager Jackson […]


FYI: Nairobi: No threat, bomb scare at the CHC

Police temporarily blocked Limuru Road on Thursday following a bomb scare at the Canadian High Commission. Bomb Disposal Unit officers arrived at the scene after a parcel suspected to contain explosives was found. Gigiri OCPD Vitalis Otieno said the parcel was harmless as bomb experts found it contained official documents. Police reopened the road at […]