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Africa

Cameroon Abduction: Gunmen Release 78 Child Hostages – Negotiator

Armed men on Wednesday released 78 children and a driver kidnapped in west Cameroon but a principal and one teacher are still being held , a priest conducting negotiations said. The group was abducted in Bamenda, a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region, on Monday. “Praise God 78 children and the driver have been released. The principal and one […]

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Africa

SA elected onto ITU, Radio Regulations Board

South Africa has been elected onto the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Executive Council and Radio Regulations Board (RRB). Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele has successfully guided South Africa’s election onto the executive council and RRB at the Plenipotentiary Conference taking place in Dubai. South Africa has been elected to serve in both ITU institutions until 2022. The country […]

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Africa

President: We must act against those who destroyed VBS

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the fraud and corruption that took place at VBS was a tragedy against the most vulnerable in society, and that action must be taken against those responsible for the crime. The President said this when responding to oral questions in the National Assembly on Tuesday. “The real tragedy of VBS is that money was stolen from […]

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Africa

SA in China for international import expo

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies is in Shanghai for the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), which kicks off this morning. Chinese President Xi Jinping announced the hosting of the expo last year as part of showing China’s intention of firmly supporting trade liberalisation and economic globalisation and actively opening the market to the world. Enterprises from over 100 […]

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Africa

Djibouti to make debut in London

The tiny country of Djibouti has been dubbed one of the world’s least visited nations – but now it wants to change that status by exhibiting at World Travel Market in London. Last year it celebrated the 40th anniversary of its independence from France, and is looking to develop its tourism industry as one of its growth sectors. It is […]

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Africa

African Tourism Board enhances tourism through Public-Private Partnerships

In partnership with public and private sector members, the African Tourism Board (ATB) enhances the sustainable growth, value, and quality of travel and tourism in Africa. It provides leadership and counsel on an individual and collective basis to its member organizations. The Association is expanding on opportunities for marketing, public relations, investments, branding, promoting, and establishing niche markets, and new […]

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Africa

Vanilla Islands serving the African Tourism Board

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Pascal Viroleau, CEO of the Vanilla Islands Organization, which includes Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, and Seychelles, to the Board. He will serve as a member of the Board of Sitting Ministers and Appointed Public Officials. New board members have been joining the organization before the upcoming soft […]

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Africa

Rwanda Development Board joins African Tourism Board

The African Tourism Board (ATB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Clare Akamanzi, Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) to the African Tourism Board. He will serve as a member of the Board of Sitting Ministers and Appointed Public Officials. New board members have been joining the organization before the upcoming soft launch of ATB taking […]

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Africa

Radisson Hotel Group signs for Conakry, Republic of Guinea, property

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the signing of the first Radisson Blu Hotel in Conakry, Republic of Guinea. The Radisson Hotel Group has 90 hotels and more than 18,000 rooms in operation and under development in its African portfolio. The signing of Radisson Blu Hotel Conakry has added another market to the fast-growing Radisson Hotel Group portfolio, bringing it to […]

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Africa

SA needs committed leadership to confront challenges

President Cyril Ramaphosa says South Africa is in great need of leadership from people who have the commitment, vision, capabilities and determination to confront the many challenges of the day. “It is in need of women and men, in business, politics, in the unions and in broader society, who will provide leadership on those issues that most affect the global […]