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Africa’s New Travel Hot Spot Ghana has unveiled a 15-year-long tourism plan that seeks to increase the annual number of tourists to the country from one million to eight million per year by 2027. Ghana’s travel industry is projected to raise $8.3 billion a year by 2027, plus associated benefits, according to the plan. When …

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Here’s Why a Congolese Activist is Undeterred by Jail Time in the US Therese Patricia Okoumou scaled New York City’s revered Statue of Liberty on July 4, 2018, in protest of President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy. By doing this, Okoumou became the first woman in history to successfully climb Lady Liberty’s pedestal but she could …

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Salif Keita: “The Colour of Your Skin is Not a Handicap … and it’s Not Very Important Either” The ‘golden voice of Africa’ has just released his final album. And though he is visibly tired, he is still in love with his guitar. Mali’s most famous musical son, is going home. “I’m returning to the land,” he says. …

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East Africa Among Most Attractive Investment Destinations in Africa The report Where to Invest in Africa 2019 by South Africa’s Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), looks at countries’ economic and operating environments to assess their potential to attract investment. East African countries are among Africa’s most attractive investment destinations in 2019. The report ranks Kenya as the most attractive, attributed …

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Nigeria Elections: All You Need to Know Over 84 million people are set to vote on February 16 to elect the next president in Africa’s largest democracy. A total of 91 political parties are participating in the general elections in Africa’s largest democracy. the main contest is between two septuagenarians: incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, 76, of the ruling-All …

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South African Mining: A Path to Growth McKinsey research finds that 47 percent of South African mining jobs, along with 42 percent of revenues, are in the vulnerable bottom quartile of global cost competitiveness. Global trends, such as the transition to clean energy and a shift in China’s economic focus away from infrastructure development to …

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AfDB Report: Africa’s 2019 Economic Outlook Africa’s economic growth continues to strengthen, reaching an estimated 3.5 percent in 2018, about the same as in 2017 and up 1.4 percentage points from the 2.1 percent in 2016. East Africa led with GDP growth estimated at 5.7 percent in 2018, followed by North Africa at 4.9 percent, West Africa at …

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Julius Malema Eyes King-Maker Role in South Africa’s May Election South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters, the country’s second-largest opposition party, is positioning itself as king-maker in this year’s general election, promising to nationalize all land, banks and mines and double welfare payouts in its bid to lure voters and ensure the ruling African National Congress …

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IKEA to Launch ÖVERALLT Collection at Design Indaba Festival 2019 Two years in the works, IKEA is about to launch its new ÖVERALLT collection, a collaboration with some of the brightest talents in African design. IKEA approached Design Indaba to learn more about the creative doers in several cities across Africa. The design platform chose …

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Build Resilience For The Long Term: Forging Africa’s Industrial Revolution Aliko Dangote has built one of Africa’s largest industrial firms from humble origins as a trading company started with a small loan from his uncle in 1978. Today, the Nigeria-based Dangote Group manufactures commodities, including cement, sugar, and flour, in massive volumes and has annual …

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