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EDU Africa & The Global Learning Collective

It is with great excitement that we can officially announce the launch of the Global Learning Collective and our involvement in this groundbreaking global consortium of like-minded international organizations. The Collective comprises of five personalized, mission-driven organizations that are regionally spread across the globe.

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Why Educational Travel Is Good for Students

The idea that travel is good for students is nothing new; what has changed is that it is not so exclusive anymore. Today, more and more universities are embracing the concept of learning in different environments and cultures, demonstrated by the explosion of educational study abroad programs across the globe....

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Plan your educational trip to Africa in 5 Steps

Planning an educational trip to Africa for a group of students can be daunting. The distance and perceived risk in many cases need to be justified by the value of the experience as a whole. Here are a few steps to guide you through the process. Step 1: Talk to...

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Why you will love travelling through Africa

In Africa there is a saying – “Africa is tough country”. This is often used in a light conversational, joking format, but it does speak some truth. Keep in mind that this tough ‘country’, is actually a continent with many countries. And the reason it is seen as tough, is...

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Ebola in Africa – How concerned should you be?

The 2014 Ebola Virus outbreak in West Africa has been and will be of great concern to all – especially travellers. The reason for this great concern can be attributed to the globalised world we live in, where international travel has become easy and careers reach across borders. But does...

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EDU Africa is a finalist in the Lilizela Tourism Awards

Now in its 3rd year, the Lilizela Tourism Awards celebrates excellence, creativity, and innovation in the South African tourism trade. The awards are designed to recognise and reward the tourism players and companies that work passionately to grow South Africa as a competitive global destination. EDU Africa was invited to...

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US travellers to South Africa reassured of safety

In the wake of a security alert issued by the US Embassy on 4 June 2016, warning US citizens of possible terror attacks in South Africa, Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom has reassured travellers of their safety. Minister Hanekom said he is confident that South Africa’s security services remain vigilant and are...

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New South African law on travelling with under 18’s

After an initial postponement, on 1st June 2015 a new law will be implemented whereby all minors under the age of 18 years will be required to produce, in addition to their passport, an Unabridged Birth Certificate (showing the particulars of both parents) when exiting and entering South African ports...

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Kenya’s visa applications go online

The Kenyan government has implemented a new online visa application process through its eCitizen portal for travellers wishing to visit Kenya, as well as travellers in transit. Kenyan Visas Travellers to Kenya will need to apply for one of the following visas: Single Entry Visa: Issued for single entry to...

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