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East Africa Braces for New Storm-Tropical Cyclone Kenneth

The government of Comoros shut down schools, airports and public offices Wednesday as Tropical Cyclone Kenneth passed over the island nation, with wind gusts topping 200 kilometers an hour. The storm, brewing in the Indian Ocean, is expected to strengthen as it heads toward the East African coast near the border between Mozambique and Tanzania. …

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Housekeepers Critical For Hotel Brand, Guest Satisfaction And Safety

The most important curator of your hotel brand is not your concierge, reception or hotel manager – it’s your housekeepers Housekeeping is the single most important factor behind guest experience and safety, brand image and even the operational costs of any hotel. This is according to Diversey, global sanitation and Hygiene Experts, and sponsors behind …

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2019 AWIEF Growth Accelerator Programme

AWIEF is hosting its flagship Growth Accelerator Programme in South Africa, sponsored by Nedbank. The call for application for multi-sector female business owners to participate in the AWIEF Growth Accelerator  is open until 13 May 2019. 25 entrepreneurs will be chosen for this three month programme designed to support participants with the business modelling and …

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Festival International Nuits D’Afrique

33rd  edition – July 9 to 21, 2019  A WORLDWIDE MUSICAL JOURNEY The Meeting Place of African, Caribbean and Latin American cultures From July 9 to 21, 2019, Montréal will be a place of music, dance and festivities at the 33rdFestival international Nuits d’Afrique. During 13 days, more than 700 artists from 30 countries along with hundreds of thousands of festival-goers …

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South Africa 2019 Elections

South Africa is getting ready for what is being called the most important election since the birth of democracy 25 years ago. South Africa’s political landscape is currently undergoing uncomfortable growing pains, demonstrated by factional infighting amongst all leading parties and a general loss of faith amongst the nation’s electorate. Voter Registration Statistics TOTAL Registered …

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‘The Okavango Blue’, An Exceptional 20 Carat Blue Diamond From Botswana

A remarkable oval shaped blue diamond weighing over 20 carats, has been unveiled to the world by Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) in Gaborone, Botswana – the biggest blue diamond discovery ever made in Botswana. The Botswana sourced, natural diamond’s striking colour has been graded as a Type IIb ‘Fancy Deep Blue’. The Gemological Institute of …

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Angonap Fortaleza Data Centre To Benefit Content And Data Sharing Between Latin America & Africa

Neutral carrier data centre goes live The telecom multinational, Angola Cables announced the opening of its carrier neutral data centre, AngoNAP Fortaleza in Fortaleza, Brazil. The Tier III designed data centre will cater for the growing demand in content and data transmission in the Southern hemisphere. This interconnection point will enable African entities to develop …

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