• Investour: developing tourism in Africa

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017

    INVESTOUR, a unique platform that brings together tourism businesses from Africa, Europe and the rest of the world on an annual basis has convened more than 20 African Ministers of Tourism at FITUR, the Spanish Tourism Fair. The initiative, now in its 8th edition, took place on 19 January in a joint initiative of the World […]

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  • Zimbabwean striker on trial with Swedish club

    Sunday, January 22, 2017

      Zimbabwean striker Junior Zindoga landed in Sweden on Sunday morning for trials with top football side, Djurgarden.   The 18-year-old has captured the interest of the sporting director Bosse Andersson and now he is in Stockholm to see whether he can get a deal. “He is a forward who will be here for a while and audition with […]

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  • Liberian war-time drama to hit California stage

    Saturday, January 21, 2017

    An award-winning play set in Liberia is slated to start showing from March  7-19 at the Curran theatre in San Francisco, California, the USA. ‘Eclipsed’ is the story of five extraordinary women brought together by upheaval in their homeland of Liberia. They forge a close-knit community, one that inspires them to feats of increasingly greater strength. Written in […]

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  • Sustained growth in international tourism

    Thursday, January 19, 2017

        2016 was the seventh consecutive year of sustained growth following the 2009 global economic and financial crisis. A comparable sequence of uninterrupted solid growth has not been recorded since the 1960s. As a result, 300 million more international tourists travelled the world in 2016 as compared to the pre-crisis record in 2008. International […]

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  • A golden opportunity for an African journalist

    Tuesday, January 17, 2017

    African Press Organization (APO), the press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and Middle East, will award one African journalist with a round trip ticket and accommodation to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM)  – one of the world’s largest events […]

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Jan
24

Investour: developing tourism in Africa

INVESTOUR, a unique platform that brings together tourism businesses from Africa, Europe and the rest of the world on an annual basis has convened more than 20 African Ministers of Tourism at FITUR, the Spanish Tourism Fair. The initiative, now in its 8th edition, took place on 19 January in a joint initiative of the World […]

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Jan
22

Zimbabwean striker on trial with Swedish club

  Zimbabwean striker Junior Zindoga landed in Sweden on Sunday morning for trials with top football side, Djurgarden.   The 18-year-old has captured the interest of the sporting director Bosse Andersson and now he is in Stockholm to see whether he can get a deal. “He is a forward who will be here for a while and audition with […]

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Jan
21

Liberian war-time drama to hit California stage

An award-winning play set in Liberia is slated to start showing from March  7-19 at the Curran theatre in San Francisco, California, the USA. ‘Eclipsed’ is the story of five extraordinary women brought together by upheaval in their homeland of Liberia. They forge a close-knit community, one that inspires them to feats of increasingly greater strength. Written in […]

Read More
Jan
19

Sustained growth in international tourism

    2016 was the seventh consecutive year of sustained growth following the 2009 global economic and financial crisis. A comparable sequence of uninterrupted solid growth has not been recorded since the 1960s. As a result, 300 million more international tourists travelled the world in 2016 as compared to the pre-crisis record in 2008. International […]

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Jan
17

A golden opportunity for an African journalist

African Press Organization (APO), the press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and Middle East, will award one African journalist with a round trip ticket and accommodation to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM)  – one of the world’s largest events […]

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Jan
16

Male circumcision bad for urinary tract

New research from Denmark shows that circumcised boys have a higher risk of developing urinal tract issues – particularly meatus stenosis, an abnormal narrowing of the urethral opening. According to the research, compiled by Morten Frisch and Jacob Simonsen from the State Serum Institute (SSI), circumcised boys have a 26 times higher chance of developing […]

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Jan
15

10 Nordic-based African players in Cup of Nations

  Ten of the players featuring in the Total African Cup of Nations, which began Saturday with hosts Gabon drawing 1-1 against debutants Guinea Bissau, ply their trade in the Nordic countries.   Ivory Coast is putting up a defense of its crown with a team made of goalkeeper Sayouba Mande from Norweigan club Stabek while Guinea Bissau’s Francisco Santos Junior plays […]

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Jan
14

Finland: Illegal immigrants create security concerns

  Unsuccessful asylum seekers who choose to stay in the country illegally have raised concerns among security authorities in Finland, reveals Päivi Nerg, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of the Interior.   She added in an interview with Helsingin Sanomat that unsuccessful asylum seekers who disappear before returning to their country of origin are a […]

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Jan
12

World Bank predicts global economic growth

Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7 percent in 2017 after a post-crisis low last year as obstacles to activity recede among emerging market and developing economy commodity exporters, while domestic demand remains solid among emerging and developing commodity importers, the World Bank said in a report released on Tuesday. Growth in […]

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Jan
11

SAS among world’s safest airlines

The annual report from Airline Ratings has rated the Scandinavian airline SAS as being among the safest airlines in the skies. The report, which ranked 425 airlines from around the world, had SAS among the 20 safest airlines. “We are really pleased and proud that we are in the top 20 safest airlines in the […]

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