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Ghana Pushed Out In Top 10 African Tourist Destination In 2018

Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Kenya and others have all kicked Ghana out in the top 10 tourist destinations in Africa. Ghana’s challenges have been plainly listed in the 2013-2027 tourism plan. A general lack of proper documentation of the number of people visiting the country from various sources, unsanitary conditions at …

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Accor plans 60 new hotels in Africa, including three in SA

Nairobi — Accor SA will open 60 new hotels in 14 countries in Africa in the next four years, its CEO for Middle East and Africa Mark Willis said. During the next two years, the European hotel operator will open more than half of them in Egypt, which Willis said …

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Kate ‘moving pieces’ to ensure Meghan Markle and Harry RELOCATE to Africa, expert claims

“There is a feud going on, whether it is between Meghan and Kate, or Harry and William, something is happening. I had no idea that Frank and Claire Underwood were actually in the royal palace.” Mr Sylvester compared Kate to House of Card character Claire Underwood as he suggested the Duchess …

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Here’s what it’s like inside Singapore’s Pokemon Go Safari Zone – the first place in the world you can catch shiny Lapras and shiny Shuckle

The Pokemon Company installed a massive, six-metre Lapras inflatable just off Palawan beach for the event. Rachel Chia/Business Insider Pokemon Go fans across the internet are losing it after early players at Singapore’s first-ever Pokemon Go Safari Zone event discovered that they could catch two extremely rare critters that aren’t …

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Retirement Road Trips: Five bucket list holidays worth saving for

Maybe it’s several months off, maybe a couple of years. You’re not entirely sure how you’ll spend the next chapter of your life, but a fantasy holiday to mark the occasion would be the dream.  Everyone’s ideal trip is going to be different, but the travel experts all agree on …

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Kenya celebrates the first 100 years of Cottar’s, a pioneer in African safari tourism

Named one of the world’s best safari camps and visited by Hollywood stars and royal families, Cottar’s is ‘a powerful Kenyan brand’ due to continuous innovation and investment, says Tourism CS Cottar’s Safari Service is this week celebrating Kenya’s place as the pioneer of safari tourism with a ceremony attended …

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Land of Tigers—A Wildlife safari through India’s national parks

click to enlarge Photo by Karin Leperi I grew up on a healthy yet magical dose of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. You know the story and setting—dreams of emerald green jungles, birds with kaleidoscope colours and fearless tigers with camouflage stripes and golden coats that blend in with high …

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57 percent of Africa’s population lacking any form of bank account

40 % of African banking customers prefer digital channels for transactions FUTURE BANKING TECH WEST AFRICA SUMMIT KICKS OFF 23-24 APRIL IN LAGOS Merging Financial Inclusion and Innovative Banking to Boost West Africa’s Banking Sector Growth Some 40 percent of the African banking customers surveyed prefer to use digital channels …

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East Africa’s version of ‘Got Talent’ show coming soon

By MAGUNGA WILLIAMSMore by this Author East Africa Got Talent or simply EAGT was launched in Nairobi last week and graced by Kenya’s Sports and Culture Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed, who said the show will nurture talent in the region. The show, to be shot in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and …

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Troubled times for Namibian wildlife

JOHN GROBLER THERE are worrying signs that Namibia’s legendary wild game numbers may be plummeting. Four years ago, the Namibian Professional Hunters Association raised alarm about the lack of huntable elephant bulls in the Zambezi region, where the number of communal conservancies had grown from one in 1997 to 15 …

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