Travel and tourism experts and innovators from Ghana and other parts of the world are meeting in Cape Town, South Africa to deliberate on how technology can drive the growth of the tourism sector on the continent.
Often overlooked and rarely found on travelers' bucket lists, Malawi has been mainly known as "the warm heart of Africa" thanks to its friendly and welcoming people. However, the country is starting to position itself as an interesting wildlife destination, as well.
Rwanda, a small landlocked country in Africa has a population of 11.9 million, a GDP of US$ 8.9 billion, and occupies a land area of about 24,670 Km2. Despite what is happening within the African continent in terms of political instability and poverty, Rwanda is already dubbed the “Singapore of Africa.”
Former U.S. president Barack Obama advised talented young Africans on Wednesday to drive change at home rather than emigrating, and urged their governments to do more to curb a brain drain.
The High Level Policy Dialogue on Development in Africa started in Cairo Tuesday with Egypt’s Planning, Follow-up & Administrative Reform Minister, Hala ElSaid Younes stressing the importance of an integrated Africa.
Belgium renamed the former Square du Bastion to Patrice Lumumba Square but did not discuss reparations or repatriation of the wealth stolen from Congo. The insensitive and insincere apologies by former colonial powers still are indeed an insult to those colonized?
According to the recent UNWTO’s World Tourism Barometer, Africa consolidated last year’s robust results, led by Sub-Saharan Africa (+6%) while North Africa saw a 4% increase during the first quarter of 2018.