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Tanzania and Kenya seek solution to airport feud

Tourists board a plane at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Tourists board a plane at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Image by Alexander Johmann / CC BY-SA 2.0

The ban on Tanzanian tourist vehicles from accessing Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi may be coming to an end within weeks as the governments of Tanzania and Kenya have announced that they are set to sit down and find amicable solution to the row. In place since 22 December 2014, the ban followed claims that Tanzania was denying Kenyan-registered vehicles the ability to take tourists directly to Tanzania airports and national parks. Read more: allafrica.com