RegionsWatch was set up in February 2004 to "monitor work of regional organisations; raise awareness of other regionalisms; provide constructive & progressive critiques of global regional integration initiatives". This blog will seek to continue the work that was being done in RegionsWatch's Observatory
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"Kindly find a podcast of the 19 August edition of "Africa in Focus", which looked at some of the challenges befalling the Aviation Sector in Africa:
"Guiding Questions answered:
· What concrete measures are airlines taking to help bring down tickets? · How satisfied are the airlines operating here that the Yamassoukro Declaration is being implemented? · What is the state of play about aviation fuel? Are some airlines getting it cheaper elsewhere? · Taxes, Charges and Fees are the highest in West Africa. Is it a case of West African governments being insensitive to the necessity of airlines in contributing to Africa's development? · With the onset of Ebola, how are airlines bracing themselves to respond to the crisis? What assurances are they giving their passengers? · What can our governments do better to help the aviation sector, beyond implementing the YD?"