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IHG bolsters its all-inclusive portfolio with licensing deal with Iberostar

Following the signing of a commercial agreement with Spanish family-owned Iberostar Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotels Group will add another 70 resort and all-inclusive hotels – approximately 24,300 rooms – to its portfolio. The agreement, for an initial term of 30 years, sees IHG obtain the license for Iberostar Beachfront Resorts – IHG’s 18e brand […]

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Diageo’s factories in East Africa will be powered by converted biomass

Diageo Plc’s East Africa unit uses macadamia shells, sugar bagasse, and coffee and rice husks to generate electricity at factories in Kenya and Uganda, bringing it closer to the net zero status eight years earlier than expected, according to Bloomberg. East African Breweries Plc, which contributes about 1% of Kenya’s gross domestic product, had a […]

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Netherlands vs Ecuador: Predictions, preview & betting odds

Both teams are looking for a second straight win when they face off in Group A The Netherlands and Ecuador can almost guarantee a place in the next round of the World Cup if they secure all three points from Friday’s clash in Qatar. The Netherlands left it late to beat Senegal in their opener […]

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“To develop, Africa needs more investment in education” | The Guardian Nigeria News

Ghana’s Consul General in Lagos, Samata Gifty Bukari, said that for African countries to develop, more efforts must be made in education, with the collaborative efforts of citizens. Bukari, who said this during a familiarization visit to Ferscoat Schools, a Ghanaian institution in Ipaja, Lagos, noted that education of young people is imperative for national […]

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UK and South Africa to work closer to tackle pandemics and climate change

The UK and South Africa are launching a new health accord, building on working closely together on climate and other global challenges. pledge made as South African President Ramaphosa, UK Health Secretary and HRH The Earl of Wessex visit the Crick Institute, Europe’s largest biomedical research facility, and Kew Gardens additional UK funding will help […]

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The African Games are going global — Quartz Africa Member Brief — Quartz

Hi Quartz Africa members, We’ll be taking a week-long break from briefing Quartz Africa members, but we’ll be back in your inboxes on Wednesday, December 6th. Gambling is growing in popularity in Africa, with around 40% of South Africans having played some sort of online or video game, according to a new report from PwC. […]

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Liberia’s tourism season kicks off with first-ever National Tourism Festival – FrontPageAfrica

MONROVIA – On Saturday, December 10, 2022, the tourism sector in Liberia will come alive as the country hosts LIBFEST, the first annual, national all-inclusive tourism festival celebrating Liberia’s incredible beauty, sites, resources, events and discoveries. LIBFEST2022 will kick off at 7:00 a.m. in a carnival parade of dance, music, attractions and celebrations from Monrovia […]

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A dancer travels to South Africa for a global dance competition

After winning the national championships in New Orleans, David Stalter Jr. travels to South Africa to face champions from over 30 countries. EDINA, Minn. “You have to start somewhere, and for David Stalter Jr., it was in front of the mirror in his little high school bedroom. “I was kind of like learning everything I […]

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Qatar 2022: Giroud equals Henry’s record as France ‘murders’ Australia

It was a night of joy for Oliver Giroud who became the defending champions’ all-time top scorer, equaling Thierry Henry’s tally of 51 goals. Kylian Mbappe also put on a show for the French side, registering a goal and an assist at the Al Janoub stadium in Al Wakrah. France survive fear in first half […]

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Midlands GAA Stars travel to Kenya to plant trees

The goal is to plant one million trees and raise awareness of the impact of climate change. Two Gaelic footballers from the Midlands flew to Africa this week, aiming to plant a million trees and raise awareness of the impact of climate change on some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Laois GAA stars Kieran […]

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Tourism death spiral: Minister Sisulu, where are you? – Hannah Winkler – POLITICS

DA MP says minister must experience firsthand impact of sewage crisis at eThekwini Ethekwini Tourism Death Spiral: Minister Sisulu, where are you? November 22, 2022 Note to Editors: Please find attached sound clip by MP Hannah Winkler. The DA is calling on Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to carry out urgent monitoring of eThekwini Municipality to […]

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Egyptian PM shifts burden of cost of 5 low return initiatives to 3 ministries instead of CBE

Egypt – Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly published a decision in the Official Gazette on Monday instructing the Ministry of Finance to manage and monitor all existing initiatives that have a low return on market prices instead of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE ). The move was widely expected after CBE Governor Hassan Abdalla said […]

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Responsible Tourism Market Forecast Report | Global Analysis, Statistics and Research Report on Revenue by 2028

Douglas Insights The major players covered in the report are Bouteco, Kind Traveler, Responsible Travel, Wild Frontiers Adventure Travel, Wilderness Holdings Limited. ISLE OF MAN, ISLE OF MAN, 21 November 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Responsible tourism market Size Analysis: Responsible tourism is a fast growing industry with immense potential. Important to understand Responsible Tourism Market and […]

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Made in Africa: the role of localization in African technology governance

The African technology sector is exciting, multifaceted and brimming with contradictions. Nearly half a billion Africans are online, and another 300 million are expected rejoin their ranks by 2025. That same year, the internet economy will likely be to contribute more than 5% of the continent’s GDP. Riding on this expanding connectivity, African innovators are […]

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Kenya leaks part of contract for Chinese-funded rail project, revealing Beijing’s ambition in Africa

On Nov. 6, the Kenyan government unilaterally released three documents of a loan agreement with the Chinese communist regime for the country’s massive Chinese-funded railway project. The documents state that Kenya cannot disclose the contents of the contract to a third party without the consent of the financier, the Chinese bank. The Kenyan government disclosure […]

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As World Cup begins in Qatar, South Africa counts cost of hosting tournament in 2010 – Byline Times

Joe Walsh explores how the reality of the 2010 World Cup didn’t match the hype Subscribe to our weekly Behind the headlines email and get a free copy of Signing time posted for you The most expensive World Cup ever, estimated at $220 billion, is about to kick off in Qatar. The country has built […]

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After two years of pandemic, Vic Falls tourism finally took off in 2022

The years 2020 and 2021 have been difficult for global tourism due to travel restrictions induced by the COVID-19 pandemic. The social and economic impacts have been unbearable for major tourist destinations such as Victoria Falls whose economy is entirely dependent on tourist visits. With the removal of restrictions as the pandemic subsided this year, […]

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Mexico vs Poland: Predictions, preview & betting odds

With both teams having excellent forwards, it could be useful to support them both to find the back of the net. Mexico and Poland play their respective World Cup openers on Tuesday afternoon when they meet at Stadium 974 in what could be a vital Group C clash for both countries. With Argentina overwhelmingly favorites […]

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Dispatch from Kenya: Street crime in major cities rises with inflation, food shortages, child homelessness and general poverty – JURIST

Aynsley Genga is JURIST’s staff correspondent in Kenya. She reports from Nairobi. Where do I start? A lot has happened since the presidential elections in August. Currently, Kenya is in a really sad state. Inflation is getting too high for the public and poverty is on the rise. Food is expensive, oil is expensive, water […]

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(Hello Africa) Young software engineer dreams of turning Tanzania into a tech hub-Xinhua

This photo shows the new road from Bagamoyo to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Nov. 16, 2022. (Photo by Herman Emmanuel/Xinhua) Jumanne Mtambalike, CEO of Sahara Ventures which seeks to build a stable ecosystem of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship, says he wants to see his country, Tanzania, become a tech hub with the construction of Silicon […]

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Tour guides should behave better for the sake of wild animals

Local tourists at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. [David Gichuru, Standard] My recent visit to the Masai Mara was breathtaking. From the awesome sunrises and sunsets to the abundant African wildlife, it was a sight to behold. Unfortunately, a major concern that emerged on this trip was the rude behavior of drivers and guides who go […]

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African-born Aussies savor France clash

Australians Awer Mabil, Thomas Deng and Garang Kuol were each born to refugee parents from war-torn South Sudan. On Tuesday, the Socceroos trio will step onto a World Cup ground for the first time to face defending champions France, a nation that has built much of its recent footballing success on players of African descent. […]

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Mpala Research Center hosts US Ambassador to Kenya Meg Whitman ’77

During the fall recess, a group of senior university officials and administrators from Princeton – with expertise in infrastructure, operations, information technology, security and facilities – visited the research center of Mpala in Laikipia County, Kenya, and was joined by the newly sworn US Ambassador. to Kenya Meg Whitman ’77 and her husband, Dr. Griff […]

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Communities in Kenya to see increased entrepreneurial investment following new partnership

Kenya’s startup ecosystem has seen impressive growth over the years, both scoring 2.1 points in the StartupBlink Ecosystem Index and ranking third among African countries for startups after Africa South and Nigeria.[1]. These achievements have coincided with strong investment flows into areas such as Nairobi, with efforts now underway to uplift other areas such as […]

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England vs Iran: Predictions, preview & betting odds

The Three Lions are used to a slow start at the World Cup and their first group game could be a tight one England begin their World Cup campaign on Monday night at the Khalifa International Stadium against Iran in the opening Group B game. Gareth Southgate’s men are well placed to reach the latter […]

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UN: West Africa is next in line for blocked Russian fertilizers | app

GENEVA (AP) – A senior UN official said Friday that West Africa was next to receive crucial Russian fertilizers that could not be exported from European ports to countries in need, in large partly because of private sector concerns about financing and insuring these deliveries. . Rebeca Grynspan, head of the UN trade office, hailed […]

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Jones signs new long-term contract with Liverpool

Curtis Jones has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool, keeping him at Anfield until 2027. Jones signs new contract until 2027 The midfielder has made 81 appearances for the club Considered a key element of the present and the future WHAT HAPPENED? The 21-year-old’s previous contract was due to expire in 2025, and GOAL […]

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Satellite Dish Tourism Market Establishes Strong Revenue Growth and Competitive Analysis and Forecast to 2022-2030

A new Parabolic Flight Tourism growth forecast introduced by Polaris Market Research represents conclusive data of the overall market. It mainly aims to provide a detailed analysis of growth drivers, challenges and opportunities. The report contains in-depth research on key competitive players and major investors behind the Parabolic Flight Tourism Market Sales. This research report […]

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Five more nightmarish years later, South Africa is in…

A few weeks ago, President Cyril Ramaphosa presented his plan on how to implement the recommendations of the Zondo Commission – and to echo my Daily Maverick colleague, Marianne Merten, he is indeed trying to fix the system himself. Some points are definitely strong and well-meaning. But any system must rest on its pillars. Not […]

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What to do this week in South Africa

GAUTENG Markets Soweto Farmer’s Market Discover or rediscover Soweto’s vibrant social scene through local cuisine, fashion and music when this new market launches. Afternoon vendors include The Scrummy Ice-cream, Smoothello, Thesis Lifestyle, The Burger Yard, Nele Bakes and Paintaholics, who will run a mobile art studio. Entrance costs R10 per person and can be paid […]

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Europe’s dirty secret: Spain’s hidden enclave in Africa | Matt Lillywhite

Melilla has a controversial history… iStockPhoto/Canva It is often called Europe’s dirty secret. Melilla is a Spanish enclave located in North Africa. It is infamous for its strict border patrols, ruthless immigration officers and impenetrable fence to keep illegal migrants out. Anyway, let’s discuss why Melilla is very controversial… Melilla is part of Spain (although […]

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Adri takes Tzaneen to Africa and the world

The three-day event focused on topical tourism, marketing, sustainability, conservation and other market-related issues and was held at the Mlimani City Conference Center in Dar es Hello.The exhibition has also proven to be an effective opportunity to build bridges between local businesses operating in East Africa and other international markets. Adri Kruger, as a guest […]

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TAP WINS TOP AWARDS

TAP Named World’s Leading Airline to Africa and South America The carrier was also named Europe’s No. 1 Airline to Africa and South America for the ninth consecutive year. TAP Air Portugal has again been honored at the global edition of the World Travel Awards by winning four prestigious awards. The Portuguese airline was named […]

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Building collapse kills three in Kenyan capital

At least three people died in a building collapse in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, authorities said. Six other people were rescued from the rubble and are being treated at a nearby hospital in the suburb of Kasarani. The multi-storey residential building was under construction and had shown signs of weakness, including visible cracks, before it collapsed, […]

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Kenya’s president rejects suggestions for unlimited terms | app

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President William Ruto has urged lawmakers not to remove presidential term limits from the country’s constitution, rejecting comments by a lawmaker that there should be no such limits for a capable leader. Kenya’s constitution stipulates that a president can only serve two terms, and many Kenyans have been eager to […]

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Polar Tourism Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2028

Polar tourism market Global Polar Tourism Market Report 2022-2030 by Player, Region, Type, Application, and Sales Channel is the latest research study published by HTF MI assessing analysis on the risk side of the market, highlighting opportunities and leveraging strategic and tactical decision-making support. The report provides information on market trends and development, growth drivers, […]

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The return of Africa and the ghosts of Europe | Opinions

In 1952, a Swiss doctor brought back from colonial Congo seven skeletons belonging to the nomadic Mbuti people and donated them to the University of Geneva for research. Seventy years later, Swiss, German and Congolese artists from the theater and music ensemble GROUP50:50 traveled to a forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo to meet […]

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“South African entrepreneurs must seek out the export market”

MY SME founder and professional business coach, Brend Badenhorst, said South Africa creates a difficult business environment for entrepreneurs. Africa Melane spoke with professional business coach Brend Badenhorst about Global Entrepreneurship Week. As we enter Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 14-20, we cast our eyes over the precarious playground of small business – that is the […]

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Invasive mosquito threatens fight against malaria in Africa

Malaria has exploded this year in the Ethiopian city of Dire Dawa, which saw more than 10 times more cases between January and May than in all of 2019. What made this spike in cases unusual was that it occurred outside of the rainy season, when malaria is typically rampant across Africa, and in an […]

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MICE Tourism Analysis by Trends, Size, Share and Forecast to 2028 |, ATPI, Capita Travel and Events, CWT Meetings & Events – The C-Drone Review

New Jersey, United States – Market Research Intellect recently published a research report titled “Global MICE Tourism Overview, Forecast to 2028» evaluating various factors impacting its trajectory. The Global MICE Tourism report offers high quality, accurate and comprehensive research study to provide players with valuable information to make strategic business choices. Research analysts have provided […]

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South Africa: Western Cape Finance and Economic Opportunities celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Download logo As we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week from 14-18 November 2022, the Government of the Western Cape is committed to supporting our entrepreneurs who are the engines of our economy. Creating an environment conducive to SME success, cutting red tape and laying the foundation for growth, is the best way to unlock the enormous […]

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Part of Roadly’s program to reinvent accessible roadside assistance in Africa

For most Nigerians, getting from place to place depends on road infrastructure, and despite poor road networks that contribute to dangerous traffic conditions, there are around 12 million vehicles on Nigerian roads. According to Country Reports, the average road user in Nigeria rarely finds intercity roadside assistance convenient in the event of a jam or […]

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Global Wellness Tourism Market Report 2022: Rising Sports Tourism Spending Bodes Well for the Sector – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Wellness Tourism Market Report 2022” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global wellness tourism market is expected to grow from $718.50 billion in 2021 to $801.45 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.5%. The wellness tourism market is expected to reach $1098.42 billion in […]

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British Airways launches first Airbus A350 in Cape Town

British Airways develops its services in South Africa. From November 20, the British airline will double its London-Heathrow – The cap frequencies, offering twice-daily flights between the two cities. In a first on the road, British Airways will optimize its Airbus A350-1000s alongside its current Boeing 777-200ER. All aboard Twice-daily flights will begin next Sunday, […]

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Domestic plan to make KQ, South African Airways, a pan-African carrier

By LUKE ANAMI South Africans traveled to East Africa this week with a long-term business proposal that reaffirms Pretoria and Nairobi’s ambition to create a continental airline, ease migration policies and promote privileges additional business. President Cyril Ramaphosa has led a trade delegation to Nairobi with the promise of boosting trade ties to “higher heights” […]

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History favors Pakistan, form is with England – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

MELBOURNE, Nov 12: A determined Babar Azam will be aiming to secure his place alongside the great Imran Khan in the Pakistani Cricket Hall of Fame as his side take on a formidable England in the T20 World Cup final here on Sunday.The 2009 champions’ passage to the final could even beat a Hollywood thriller […]

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Taipei to reopen its representative office in Ivory Coast

GOOD PROSPECTS: The Foreign Ministry said Ivory Coast is rich in resources and a springboard for business ventures throughout West Africa. By Yang Chen-yu and Jonathan Chin / Journalist, with an editor Taiwan has reached an agreement with Ivory Coast to reopen its representative office there, after the mission became inactive in 2017, the foreign […]

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Ministry will carry out an assessment of the damage caused to tourist sites in Tigray | The journalist

Tourism ministry officials are preparing to rebuild tourist destinations in the war-torn Tigray region. They await the finalization of the peace agreement between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and the federal government. The ministry will carry out damage assessments to restore tourist attraction sites in the Tigray region, a ministry official said. Reports indicate […]

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New York soldiers in Kenya denied combat tax relief

Combat soldiers from New York’s famed ‘Fighting 69th’ infantry are being taxed when deployed to Kenya, The Post has learned, because the terror-ridden African nation is not considered a combat zone by the Biden administration. Military personnel are exempt from paying federal income tax—and any New York State or local income taxes—for the duration of […]

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The number of public holidays in South Africa vs the rest of the world

Many might consider the 12 public holidays a year in South Africa to be too many, arguing that it hurts production and GDP – while others argue the opposite. Compared to the rest of the world, South Africa actually sits almost on average, with the global average being 11 public holidays. South Africa, Kenya, Finland […]

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Presidential term limits will be hard to remove in Kenya – here’s what it would take

A member of parliament from Kenyan President William Ruto’s coalition government has created a storm by suggesting there is a plan to remove presidential term limits in the country. Kenya’s constitution sets a two-term presidential limit. The extent of support for the plan within the president’s party, the United Democratic Alliance, is unclear. In early […]

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The most popular coastal towns for holiday homes in South Africa – and how much it costs to buy there

South Africa has over 3,000 kilometers of coastline dotted with cities, towns and villages and over 50 Blue Flag beaches and marinas. This has sparked a growing trend of internal migration, particularly along South Africa’s Garden Route. “There has been a noticeable increase in holiday home sales over the past couple of years, and coastal […]

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Kenya: resumption of the calendar of secondary and primary schools to normal from January

Nairobi – The primary and secondary school calendar is expected to return to normal from January 2023, the Ministry of Education has announced. The school calendar was disrupted in 2020 following the COVID-19 pandemic which led to the closure of basic education institutions, also forcing the Ministry of Education to revise term dates. A statement […]

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Inflated costs and other shady moves behind Kenya’s SGR deal secrecy

Among the very first red flags that the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project had to be destroyed by any means necessary despite its enormous economic ramifications was the exclusion of key government players from its planning. For a project of this magnitude, public participation would have been a natural prerequisite, given that the government needed […]

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Free movement of persons: the African Union requests the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Download logo A delegation from the African Union paid a working visit to the ECOWAS Commission today, 10 November 2022. The delegation led by Rita Amukhobu, the Coordinator of the Free Movement Program of the African Union Commission ( AUC) was at the ECOWAS Commission to solicit ECOWAS support with the implementation of the AU […]

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Africa is becoming an investment destination for startups, the 9th Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2022) connects more than 1000 investors from all over the world

VC4A (https://www.VC4A.com) and ABAN hosted the African investor community at the 9th Africa Early Stage Investor Summit (#AESIS2022) from November 2-4, 2022. Over 1000 investors connected through the virtual summit, over 3000 participants in total, including organizations support for entrepreneurs, incubators, high-impact startups. 30 cities unlocked for Investor Meetups in 25 countries around the world. […]

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Africa: ‘Tactical’ nuclear weapons could cause untold damage, experts warn

Bratislava — Since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the potential for the conflict to escalate into the use of nuclear weapons has been pointed out by political analysts and military experts. Now, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s increasingly belligerent rhetoric, particularly following the illegal annexations of four parts of Ukraine in late September, has […]

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Kenya and South Africa remove trade barriers

Economy Kenya and South Africa remove trade barriers Thursday, November 10, 2022 President William Ruto (right) greets South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at State House Nairobi on November 9, 2022. NMG PHOTO Kenya and South Africa have decided to lower trade barriers in a bid to increase business and cooperation between the two countries. President […]

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Torrential floods in West Africa harm food security – SABC News

Souloukna Mourga walked through his flooded millet and cotton field in northern Cameroon and uprooted soggy stems with a few bolls on them. The six hectares of mostly dead crops were under water. The 50-year-old father of 12 is one of an estimated 4 million people, many of them small-scale subsistence farmers, in more than […]

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Top 20 Best Rated Restaurants in South Africa

It’s a controversial debate about where the best restaurants in the country are, however, there’s generally a consensus about which restaurants are best rated by diners. Dineplan, the restaurant booking platform has made its first-ever Reviewers’ Choice Price. They had over 200,000 diners reviewing over 1,000 restaurants nationwide. The reviews were dated between October 1, […]

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Kenya’s tourism sector to benefit from Unesco revival program

Nairobi – Kenya is among eight countries that will benefit from UNESCO’s Covid-19 crisis response program aimed at supporting the recovery of tourism around World Heritage sites. Outreach to the project has started in Lamu and Mombasa, targeting those who earn their living through tourism economic activities such as handicrafts and sightseeing tours, among others. […]

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Kenya’s Astral Aviation to phase out B727s in 2023

Astral Aviation (8V, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta) has phased out the first of its three B727-200(Fs) and plans to retire the other two in 2023, Cargo Facts reported. 5Y-MWM (msn 21247) was retired by the Kenyan cargo specialist at the end of October 2022 and sold to Eagle Enterprise, a South Sudanese logistics and construction company. […]

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What happened to the 2 billion rand in reparations in South Africa…

Almost three decades after apartheid, the the government did not bother to spend money specifically intended to restore the honor and dignity of individuals and communities ravaged by dehumanizing violations of their rights. Justice Minister Ronald Lamola revealed, in response to my recent parliamentary question, that the Presidential Fund – created after the Truth and […]

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African heritage sites at risk as the planet heats up

Dozens of African monuments threatened by climate impacts Ruins of Carthage and Sabratha, Mount Kilimanjaro in danger Lack of funding, research hampers conservation efforts NAIROBI, Nov 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From the snow-capped peak of Mount Kilimanjaro to the ruins of Tunisia’s ancient city of Carthage and Senegal’s slave island of Gorée, Africa is […]

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The most visited glaciers in the world could soon disappear

Making the World Heritage List of UNESCO, the educational, scientific and cultural organization of the United Nations, is something of a golden seal of approval in the world of tourism. The list, which began in 1978, has more than 1,150 sites nominated by their host countries and includes tourist destinations such as the Great Wall […]

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Africa: COP27 – The thorny road to Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt — The 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) on climate change comes at a time when we face unprecedented challenges due to the scale and interconnected nature of our multiple structural crises. The global average temperature is now 1.1℃. For many years now, we have suffered irreversible damage to the planet, and […]

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A family’s climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa

By Colleen ThomasFrom Tribune News Service At 16, Tim Ballard had a crazy idea. The youngest of seven children, he wanted to do something big with his family. Really big. “I thought, ‘Would it be cool to climb Kilimanjaro?’ recalls Ballard, who is now a college student in Utah. Big was the right word. The […]

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Peace talks between Ethiopian government and rebels continue in Kenya – SABC News

Peace talks between the Ethiopian government and rebels continue in Kenya. The African Union-led process welcomes senior commanders from both sides following the signing of the permanent cessation of hostilities agreement in Pretoria. The parties have agreed to end the war that has been raging since November 2020. Delegations from the Ethiopian government and the […]

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Northern Ireland: Committed to Forging Africa’s New Prosperity

Sponsored by: Africa is the continent of the future. According to the UN, by 2050, 25% of the world’s population will live on the continent. Looking across the continent, I can see the enormous energy being invested in creating future prosperity for Africans everywhere – north, south, east and west. In Egypt, large solar power […]

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Living on the Edge: The IMF’s Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

The timid recovery that the sub-Saharan (SSA) region has enjoyed following the pandemic is set to reverse, as global economic instability impacts key vulnerabilities in the region. So warned the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at the launch of its October 2022 regional economic outlook report for sub-Saharan Africa at UCT’s School of Economics – an […]

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PARATUS and META sign fiber deal for Zambian cities – IT News Africa

Paratus Zambia, pan-African telecommunications group Paratus, and Meta announce investment to build a 900km open-access metropolitan fiber optic network in Zambia to improve high-quality connectivity in underserved communities in ten cities and towns Zambians. Paratus Zambia will own, build and operate the network to provide wholesale services to mobile network operators and internet service providers. […]

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Kenya releases SGR contract that gives China sweeping powers

By NATION AFRICA The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) contract signed by Kenya gives sweeping powers to its Chinese lenders, including requiring arbitration of any disputes to be held in Beijing, documents released by the government after reports showed. years of secrecy. In the contract, which helped retired President Uhuru Kenyatta build what was Kenya’s most […]

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Netherlands Knocks Out SA From T20 WC – Jammu and Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

ADELAIDE, November 6:The Netherlands pulled off one of the biggest upsets in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup history and expelled South Africa from the tournament with an impressive 13-point victory here at Adelaide Oval on Sunday. .India are buoyed by the heroics of the Netherlands, as Rohit Sharma’s side automatically advance to the last four […]

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Airtel Kenya’s net loss widens to 1.7 billion shillings

Companies Airtel Kenya’s net loss widens to 1.7 billion shillings Monday 07 November 2022 An Airtel store in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO | NMG Telecom company Airtel Networks Kenya recorded a bigger net loss of 1.7 billion shillings in the financial year ending December 2021 on higher costs, according to disclosures from its ultimate parent company […]

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Center leaders discuss the upcoming Africa-US Cities Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa

By DaQuan Lawrence, Political Journalist, Howard University Press Service The Center for African Studies (CAS) at Howard University in Washington, DC and the African Center for the Study of the United States (ACSUS) at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa are currently in partnership with the Johannesburg Convention Bureau, North Carolina Central […]

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Kenya’s Chebet and Lokedi win New York City Marathon races on debut

NEW YORK – Kenya’s Evans Chebet won the men’s New York Marathon race and Kenya’s Sharon Lokedi won the women’s race on Sunday, both causing a stir in their debuts. Daniel Do Nascimento, who had led the entire men’s race, collapsed at 21 miles. Chebet finished in 2 hours, 8 minutes and 41 seconds, 13 […]

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West African tourism rebounds at Akwaaba travel market

The last days of October saw an influx of visitors from more than 20 countries around the world to Lagos, the commercial hub of Nigeria. The visitors, who were mainly players in the travel and tourism sector, came for the Akwaaba Africa Travel Market (AfTM), the largest travel fair in West Africa. This year’s event, […]

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At least 19 dead as Tanzanian airliner crashes into Africa’s largest lake

Rescue operations were underway in Tanzania on Sunday after a plane carrying 39 passengers, including a baby, crashed into Africa’s largest lake, the airline said in a statement. At least 19 people were killed, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said. Of the 39 passengers aboard the Precision Air flight, 26 were rescued and taken to hospital, […]

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How Ireland fared against South Africa

Ireland put in a tireless performance to conquer the World Cup champions and secure a sensational 19-16 win over the Springboks in Dublin. There were plenty of outstanding performances from Irish players in what was a hugely attritional contest. But who stood out? Here’s how players rated: Ireland’s Mack Hansen celebrates a try with Hugo […]

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Sharjah will present its latest destinations and events at the WTM

Through its participation, SCTDA will pursue its strategic objectives of promoting the emirate as a popular travel destination at prestigious global events. The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has announced its participation in the World Travel Market 2022 (WTM), which brings together 51,000 travel and tourism industry professionals to the British capital from […]