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International Tourists On Rise In Africa: Report

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Even though Ebola outbreaks and the Arab Spring were high on card in recent years in Africa the tourists were not restricted to set their feet to some of the famous spots. Latest report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development reveals between 1995 and 2014 the rate of tourists grew by 6 percent per year and number ...

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Kenya Becomes Top Destination For Global Rich Individuals

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Kenya has beaten Mautirius and Seychelles in terms of tourism and has become the preferred travel destination for rich people, or the High Net-Worth Individuals (NHWI). A new report released lately by the Afrasia New World Wealth reveals the country hosted 4,000 multi-millionaires in 2016. Morocco was on the second place with 5,000 such guests and South Africa topped in ...

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World Bank Announces Huge Financial Package For Africa

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About $57 billion in financing has been announced by the World Bank for sub-Saharan Africa for the period of next three fiscal years. It is learned out of the total assured the International Development Association will be supporting with $45 billion. It will support 448 projects too which are underway in the region. The association is World Bank fund and ...

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Morocco Rejoins African Union After Long Absence Since 1984

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Morocco has once again joined the African Union bloc after a long absence since 1984 when the country left to protest seating of the Polisario Front as representatives of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). Morocco considers SADR as its part. The territory is a former Spanish colony and located in the western part of the Sahara. It has disputed ...

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AU Launches Africa CDC To Safeguard Health In Member States

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The African Union (AU) has lately taken one another step towards public health in the continent by launching on Friday an Africa-wide public health agency named as the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC). It is learned the new agency will underline impact of public health on national, social and economic development. It will help the member ...

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Trump May Not Favor African Countries In Its Foreign Policy

The foreign policy of President-elect Donald Trump may be less interested for Africa as in the domestic factors he may not open to lobbying by the African diaspora in the United States. Historically the African diaspora has always played key role in pushing the African policy in the domestic agenda. Checking back the election campaign days the Trump team didn’t ...

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Mobile Industry To Help In Economic Development: Tanzania Minister

Dar es Salaam – The government has urged mobile industry to play a major role in the economic development of Tanzania. Tanzania’s Minister of Works, Transport and Communication was speaking at the GSMA 360 Africa conference and said 18000 km of fibre-optic has been laid by the government for innovation and technology, and also for innovative solutions and services in ...

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