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ESPN.co.uk
Thompson: First couple of Iceland not ready to go homewas eating with two of her girlfriends. The three of them, all wearing Iceland
Thompson: First couple of Iceland not ready to go home
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 9 minutes ago
was eating with two of her girlfriends. The three of them, all wearing Iceland jerseys, looked like a walking tourism poster for the island, the smallest country competing in the Euros, playing England on Monday in the knockout... Read more
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Hospitality Net
A New Respite in the City – The Opening of Oasia Hotel Downtown, SingaporeKiong, Chief Executive Officer of Far East Hospitality. "With travel becoming m
A New Respite in the City – The Opening of Oasia Hotel Downtown, Singapore
Hospitality Net / Posted 26 minutes ago
Kiong, Chief Executive Officer of Far East Hospitality. "With travel becoming more affordable, we foresee the growth of tourism in Singapore providing considerable opportunities for the hospitality industry" Mr. Kiong adds, "Travellers want to... Read more
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New Kerala
Abu Dhabi Global Market, Etihad Airways become global strategic partners - newkerala.com #82404both entities as ambassadors of Abu Dhabi and key players in delivering on Abu
Abu Dhabi Global Market, Etihad Airways become global strategic partners - newkerala.com #82404
New Kerala / Posted 31 minutes ago
both entities as ambassadors of Abu Dhabi and key players in delivering on Abu Dhabis vision as a world-leading business, tourism, and cultural destination. The agreement was signed in the presence of Ahmed Al Sayegh, Chairman of ADGM, by the... Read more
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New Kerala
Goa CM asks children to be on guard against drug use - newkerala.com #82410Panaji, June 27 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday urged childre
Goa CM asks children to be on guard against drug use - newkerala.com #82410
New Kerala / Posted 31 minutes ago
Panaji, June 27 : Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Monday urged children living in the tourism-centric coastal areas and whose families let rooms to foreign tourists, to be on guard against possible use of drugs. Parsekar said only a small... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
City leaders headed to municipal conferenceof the three days. Topics of discussion will include garbage collection, smartp
City leaders headed to municipal conference
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 34 minutes ago
of the three days. Topics of discussion will include garbage collection, smartphone apps for municipalities, generating tourism and dealing with electronic data breaches. Having attended a number of conferences in his first year of office as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inside Kooki Chiefdom's MuseumChiefdom, says by establishing the museum, they are preserving their traditiona
Inside Kooki Chiefdom's Museum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 39 minutes ago
Chiefdom, says by establishing the museum, they are preserving their traditional heritage as well as contributing to the tourism sector in greater Masaka and Uganda. "We have started to build cottages that will cover almost two acres of land... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Fonts and cities: a love storyuntil 1971, when the city adopted Métro, a sans serif based on the Univers type
Fonts and cities: a love story
Namibia Economist / Posted 41 minutes ago
until 1971, when the city adopted Métro, a sans serif based on the Univers typeface. Today, when so many cities rely on tourism for revenue and are sensitive to the power of global branding, those that haven’t developed strong ties with any one... Read more
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MLive.com
Tribe proposing Muskegon County casino gave $30M in revenue sharing since 1999Dennis Bjorkquist, who is chairman of the local revenue sharing board.. "The ca
Tribe proposing Muskegon County casino gave $30M in revenue sharing since 1999
MLive.com / Posted 50 minutes ago
Dennis Bjorkquist, who is chairman of the local revenue sharing board.. "The casino has significantly boosted our tourism to businesses beyond the casino. The Tribe is a great neighbor and partner in our community." In addition to the... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
United Airlines hopes slim seats and exclusive lounges will help generate $3 billionPolaris lounges that include spa-like showers and mixologists at United hubs ac
United Airlines hopes slim seats and exclusive lounges will help generate $3 billion
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 50 minutes ago
Polaris lounges that include spa-like showers and mixologists at United hubs across the country, including Los Angeles and San Francisco. hugo.martin@latimes.com To read more about the travel and tourism industries, follow @hugomartin on Tw... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Which is the best country to be an entrepreneur?a nation can have a significant effect - either positive or negative - on its f
Which is the best country to be an entrepreneur?
Eye Witness News / Posted 51 minutes ago
a nation can have a significant effect - either positive or negative - on its foreign trade, foreign direct investment, and tourism. “Countries absolutely experience an economic impact resulting from their brand.” - David Reibstein If a country... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Tour de Yorkshire pumped £60m into economy say organisersde Yorkshire cycle race injected nearly £60m into the region’s economy, organis
Tour de Yorkshire pumped £60m into economy say organisers
Wakefield Today / Posted an hour ago
de Yorkshire cycle race injected nearly £60m into the region’s economy, organiser Welcome To Yorkshire said today. The tourism body said spending on accommodation was up 27 per cent on the previous year’s inaugural race, while spending on food,... Read more
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The Financial Express
MoCA to focus on regional connectivity and unused airportstheir suggestions with the ministry representative. However, one of the main po
MoCA to focus on regional connectivity and unused airports
The Financial Express / Posted an hour ago
their suggestions with the ministry representative. However, one of the main points that stood out was involvement of the tourism sector. Bharat H Malkani, president, Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI), opined, “The... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Wynn Macau, Limited Announces Wynn Palace Grand Opening Datethat the opening of Wynn Palace will help launch a new era of prosperity for Ma
Wynn Macau, Limited Announces Wynn Palace Grand Opening Date
Hospitality Net / Posted an hour ago
that the opening of Wynn Palace will help launch a new era of prosperity for Macau, attracting more international tourists to the city and further supporting its development as a world center of tourism and leisure. Latest news in this... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Illawarra big issues –infrastructuresolar. These model agreements should include battery power storage as its cost
Illawarra big issues –infrastructure
Kiama Independent / Posted an hour ago
solar. These model agreements should include battery power storage as its cost comes down. Michelle Blicavs (Liberal) Tourism infrastructure is one of our most important needs in the Cunningham electorate currently. With visitor rates... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Pound sterling exchange rate against dollar and euro takes post-EU referendum hammeringfor foreign markets to buy. A weak pound also potentially encourages tourists
Pound sterling exchange rate against dollar and euro takes post-EU referendum hammering
Liverpool Echo / Posted an hour ago
for foreign markets to buy. A weak pound also potentially encourages tourists into the UK because holidays here will be cheaper and foreigners can get more pounds for their dollar or euro. This could give a welcome boost to our tourism i... Read more
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iol.co.za
What #Brexit will mean for travel to Europethe UK is second only to Germany in terms of the tourists it exports to other c
What #Brexit will mean for travel to Europe
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
the UK is second only to Germany in terms of the tourists it exports to other countries. Britain runs a massive “tourism deficit” (the excess of what we spend abroad compared with what we earn from foreign tourists), much to the benefit... Read more
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iol.co.za
New riot gear irks metro copsunit. Metro police sources said city officers were enraged that the contract h
New riot gear irks metro cops
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
unit. Metro police sources said city officers were enraged that the contract had been awarded to “a security and tourism company”. “Members are highly unhappy.” Mthethwa emphasised that the section 32 procurement process was legal.... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Isle of Wight Labour Party demands answers from MP following Brexitthis system work? Has he assessed the impact of such a system on St Mary’s Hosp
Isle of Wight Labour Party demands answers from MP following Brexit
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted an hour ago
this system work? Has he assessed the impact of such a system on St Mary’s Hospital, care homes, farming and Isle of Wight tourism? 4) The Island is home to many elderly people and will he guarantee to vote against any attempt by the Conservative... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lindiwe Zulu and Premier David Mabuza Host International Cooperatives Day, 1 to 2 Julsees cooperatives as vehicles for economic development, democratic economic par
Lindiwe Zulu and Premier David Mabuza Host International Cooperatives Day, 1 to 2 Jul
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
sees cooperatives as vehicles for economic development, democratic economic participation and redistribution of wealth. Issued by the Department of Small Business Development and Mpumalanga Department of Economic Develo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Small Tour of Modern Kigalipicture here: The Convention Center is and will, for many years to come, epitom
A Small Tour of Modern Kigali
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
picture here: The Convention Center is and will, for many years to come, epitomize and embody the country's ambitious MICE tourism strategy. But KCC alone can't cater to all of the country's MICE expectations, so let's come up with a few useful... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Record number of Marylanders expected to travel for Fourth of July weekendthe Fourth of July figures are expected to make for record-breaking summertime
Record number of Marylanders expected to travel for Fourth of July weekend
Baltimore Sun / Posted an hour ago
the Fourth of July figures are expected to make for record-breaking summertime travel. “These numbers will bode well for tourism across the region, particularly here in Maryland, at tourism destinations such as Ocean City, Baltimore’s Inner... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra big issues –infrastructuresolar. These model agreements should include battery power storage as its cost
Illawarra big issues –infrastructure
Illawarra Mercury / Posted an hour ago
solar. These model agreements should include battery power storage as its cost comes down. Michelle Blicavs (Liberal) Tourism infrastructure is one of our most important needs in the Cunningham electorate currently. With visitor rates... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
No business like snow businessthe school for two days – but it’s still fairly exciting; the kids love it.” S
No business like snow business
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
the school for two days – but it’s still fairly exciting; the kids love it.” Snow at Barry. Photo: Katie Ireland Walcha tourism manager Susie Crawford said the town was just nicely “dusted with icing sugar” yesterday morning. Sole’s... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Lancaster council expected to approve open-container permitsis intended to encourage entertainment districts similar to New Orleans’ Bourbo
Lancaster council expected to approve open-container permits
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
is intended to encourage entertainment districts similar to New Orleans’ Bourbon Street or Beale Street in Memphis to boost tourism and economic development. Destination Downtown Lancaster has the same goals. The organization sought the local law... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino signs Centenarians law, NBI reorganization actthe following measures: R.A. 10865 — Mayor Hilarion A. Ramiro, Sr. Medical Cen
Aquino signs Centenarians law, NBI reorganization act
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
the following measures: R.A. 10865 — Mayor Hilarion A. Ramiro, Sr. Medical Center Act; R.A. 10866 — Batanes Responsible Tourism Act; R.A. 10867 — National Bureau of Investigation Reorganization and Modernization Act. “(The) Centenarians Act as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security, Health and Trade Tops the Agenda for Israel, India PMs Visitwill leave for a 3-day State Visit to Botswana where President Ian Khama will h
Security, Health and Trade Tops the Agenda for Israel, India PMs Visit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
will leave for a 3-day State Visit to Botswana where President Ian Khama will host him. The two Presidents will discuss Tripartite Free Trade agreement, trade and economic ties with Botswana's manufacturing, mining and tourism sector o... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Italian Firm Joins Force to Sponsor ZIFF 2016said this welcome move will not only support ZIFF, one of Zanzibar's major fest
Italian Firm Joins Force to Sponsor ZIFF 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
said this welcome move will not only support ZIFF, one of Zanzibar's major festival events, but also support the island's tourism and cultural development "We are excited to announce the signing of a sponsorship agreement with the Italian NGO,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Portfolio Committee On Tourism Supports Action By MinisterThe Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism welcomes the action by th
Portfolio Committee On Tourism Supports Action By Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Tourism welcomes the action by the Minister of Tourism, Mr Derek Hanekom, to refer the owner of Sodwana Bay Guest House in KwaZulu-Natal to the Human Rights Commission. The actions of the owner, Andre... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shiveta Pleads With Namibians to Stop Violent Acts Against TouristsThe Minister of Environment and Tourism, Hon. Pohamba Shiveta earlier this week
Shiveta Pleads With Namibians to Stop Violent Acts Against Tourists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The Minister of Environment and Tourism, Hon. Pohamba Shiveta earlier this week announced that it has come to the Ministry's attention that tourists and foreign visitors are increasingly falling victims to crimes such as theft, robbery, assault and... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
50 Cent arrested for public profanityjail and fined $150 after cursing onstage during a concert in the capital city,
50 Cent arrested for public profanity
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 2 hours ago
jail and fined $150 after cursing onstage during a concert in the capital city, MTV reported. The official St. Kitts tourism site hints at modest cultural norms: “Nudity is not permitted at any beach. Swimwear or scant clothing should never... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Here's how to hear your favourite song played on Kelvingrove's organArchie Graham, chairman of Glasgow Life, said; “The impact of the reopening of
Here's how to hear your favourite song played on Kelvingrove's organ
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 hours ago
Archie Graham, chairman of Glasgow Life, said; “The impact of the reopening of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on tourism in Glasgow simply cannot be overestimated. "The museum is Scotland’s third most popular free visitor attraction and... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Months of uncertainty ahead: WestacottClydesdale Bank and QBE - all of whom have direct exposure to the UK and Europe
Months of uncertainty ahead: Westacott
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 hours ago
Clydesdale Bank and QBE - all of whom have direct exposure to the UK and Europe - fell sharply in value. The Australian tourism industry could be affected, with the International Air Transport Association expecting UK air traveller numbers to... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Carlson Rezidor continues to lead Africa’s hotel pipelinethan any of the other 85+ hotel brands active in Africa today. Our ambition is
Carlson Rezidor continues to lead Africa’s hotel pipeline
Hospitality Net / Posted 3 hours ago
than any of the other 85+ hotel brands active in Africa today. Our ambition is to be the leading player in the travel and tourism sector across the continent." Carlson Rezidor also announces the signing of its first Quorvus Collection in Africa:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Opens Fourth Hotel Show Africahospitality business sector for the past five years, the Ozzie Group has so far
President Opens Fourth Hotel Show Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
hospitality business sector for the past five years, the Ozzie Group has so far organised four hotel shows in the country. Tourism accounts around five per cent of GDP and 11pc of the growing service sector. Up to the end of the third quarter of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Derek Hanekom Acts On RacismThe Department of Tourism has referred allegations of racism by the owner of So
Minister Derek Hanekom Acts On Racism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
The Department of Tourism has referred allegations of racism by the owner of Sodwana Bay Guest House to the South African Human Rights Commission for investigation. Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom instructed the department to take immediate action... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandans Ask Government to Focus Agriculture Budget On Smallholder Farmersthe Country's Economy. According to National Planning Authority the overseer o
Ugandans Ask Government to Focus Agriculture Budget On Smallholder Farmers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
the Country's Economy. According to National Planning Authority the overseer of the plan the sectors include, Agriculture, Tourism Minerals, Oil and Gas, Infrastructure development and Human capital Development. For the agriculture sector,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New HS Winehouse Lodge Opens in Lilongwein Lilongwe. On future plans, she said HS Winehouse residence will move to Mon
New HS Winehouse Lodge Opens in Lilongwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
in Lilongwe. On future plans, she said HS Winehouse residence will move to Monkeybay and Cape Mac Clear. Director of Tourism Patricia Liabuba hailed Mijiga for the investment. Liabuba said the private sector have a great role to play in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Maintains Value Added Tax Charge On TourismTanzanian finance and planning minister, Dr. Philip Mpango has defended the pro
Tanzania Maintains Value Added Tax Charge On Tourism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Tanzanian finance and planning minister, Dr. Philip Mpango has defended the proposal to introduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on tourism services. Presenting the Tanzania 2016/17 budget proposals in Parliament two weeks ago, Dr. Mpango said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Villagers Want Land to Remain Tourist Destinationtourists play a larger role in conserving Africa's wildlife. It quotes an Econ
Why Villagers Want Land to Remain Tourist Destination
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
tourists play a larger role in conserving Africa's wildlife. It quotes an Economics at Large report that nature-based tourism does play a significant role in national development, but trophy hunting is insignificant. It says that across... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AIG Rebrands to Jumiato our platform and basically over 500,000 companies in Africa are making busin
AIG Rebrands to Jumia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
to our platform and basically over 500,000 companies in Africa are making business in real estate, hotel, travel and tourism etc. using the JUMIA platforms. Operating under the same brand name reinforces the legitimacy of proposing other... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Months of uncertainty from Brexit: WestacottClydesdale Bank and QBE - all of whom have direct exposure to the UK and Europe
Months of uncertainty from Brexit: Westacott
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 hours ago
Clydesdale Bank and QBE - all of whom have direct exposure to the UK and Europe - fell sharply in value. The Australian tourism industry could be affected, with the International Air Transport Association expecting UK air traveller numbers to... Read more
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The News and Star
Carlisle's Pirelli factory is ‘not at risk' says Cumbria trade chiefwithout incurring tariffs. He added: “Germany will want to do a deal because w
Carlisle's Pirelli factory is ‘not at risk' says Cumbria trade chief
The News and Star / Posted 4 hours ago
without incurring tariffs. He added: “Germany will want to do a deal because we are one of their biggest markets.” Tourism is one of Cumbria’s biggest businesses, worth an estimated £2.6bn a year. Ian Stephens, managing director of Cumbria... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Europe hotel performance for May 2016and RevPAR (+7.8% to EUR63.03). According to Statistics Finland, the country sa
Europe hotel performance for May 2016
Hospitality Net / Posted 4 hours ago
and RevPAR (+7.8% to EUR63.03). According to Statistics Finland, the country saw an April year-to-date increase in inbound tourism from most of its key feeder markets. The strongest inbound tourism growth during that period came from China (+35%)... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
WATCH: Opposition parties boycott state of the metro addressDispatchLIVEaccused the party of costing the city money as they only cancelled the day befo
WATCH: Opposition parties boycott state of the metro addressDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
accused the party of costing the city money as they only cancelled the day before the event. Those in attendance included Tourism Deputy Minister Thoko Xasa, provincial legislature speaker Noxolo Kiviet, MPs Xoliswa Tom and Zukisa Faku, and former... Read more
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Adelaide Now
'Months of uncertainty' from BrexitClydesdale Bank and QBE - all of whom have direct exposure to the UK and Europe
'Months of uncertainty' from Brexit
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 hours ago
Clydesdale Bank and QBE - all of whom have direct exposure to the UK and Europe - fell sharply in value. The Australian tourism industry could be affected, with the International Air Transport Association expecting UK air traveller numbers to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sino-Zim Mega Deals Still Alive and Wellon the critical economic enablers such as energy, road, national railway networ
Sino-Zim Mega Deals Still Alive and Well
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
on the critical economic enablers such as energy, road, national railway networks, telecommunications, agriculture and tourism. When President Xi Jinping paid a reciprocal State visit last year, 12 more landmark deals were inked. These... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyatta Departs for Botswana With Focus On Tradeall involved states soon; trade and economic ties with the southern African cou
Kenyatta Departs for Botswana With Focus On Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
all involved states soon; trade and economic ties with the southern African country, industry and manufacturing, mining and tourism," said Mr Esipisu. African countries are seeking wider access to African markets as growth in developed markets... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age Is Golden, Says Jubilant Minister Matekeagainst absenteeism and pledged to follow up all the presidential pledges for K
Age Is Golden, Says Jubilant Minister Mateke
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
against absenteeism and pledged to follow up all the presidential pledges for Kisoro District, including the tarmacking of tourism roads and the creation of Bukimbiri County. The MP Kisoro Municipality, Mr Sam Byibesho and the Bufumbira South MP... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Departs for 3-Day Visit to Botswanawill discuss tripartite Free Trade agreement, strengthen economic ties with Bot
President Kenyatta Departs for 3-Day Visit to Botswana
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
will discuss tripartite Free Trade agreement, strengthen economic ties with Botswana manufacturing companies on mining and tourism sector. The plane carrying President Kenyatta and his delegation departed Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Who Should Pay for African Peacekeeping?Kenya and Egypt, have fretted over the impact a proposed $2 hotel tax or $10 le
Who Should Pay for African Peacekeeping?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Kenya and Egypt, have fretted over the impact a proposed $2 hotel tax or $10 levy on air tickets would have on their tourism industries. Zambia argued that the surrendering of national taxes was a violation of citizens' rights. "There are... Read more
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