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Kenya Seeks to Grow Trade With Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - Kenya is pushing for stronger trade relations with Ethiopia due to its huge market potential, as well as a means of boosting regional security. Increased bilateral relations will benefit both countries as Kenya is looking to secure a larger market for its companies, while Ethiopia wants to have an alternative transport corridor for its goods.

South Africa Still a Hit With Tourists

Tourist arrivals to South Africa grew by 10.5% for the first six months of 2012, more than double the global average of 5% for...

Uganda Leads Africa in Tourism Growth

Uganda is now ranked top in tourism industry growth in Africa, the secretary of tourism in the Kenya ministry of tourism, Dr. Nelson Githinji...

Africa Tourism Hinges Future Growth On Diversity

Tourism in Africa is now on the recovery process from the world economic recession and financial crisis of 2008 and 2010. However, tourism arrivals...

Number of UK Visitors to Uganda Soars

The number of tourists coming to Uganda from the UK and Ireland has surpassed previous years' records despite the recent challenges.A statement from the...

The Buzz About Haiti – as a Tourist Destination

Haitian president Michel Martellywas back on stage this year. But instead of performing the routines that made him famous, he was proposing something perhaps...

South Africa Still Among Top Business Destinations

South Africa remains among the top 15 'long-haul' business events destinations in the world and is the premier business events destination in Africa, says...

African Tourism Slowly Coming of Age

Jet-lagged, 500 delegates from around the world arrived in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, in May to deliberate on the path to Africa's tourism future.To unwind,...

Stability Brings Growth to Zimbabwe’s Tourism Sector

Zimbabwe's tourism sector has picked up as Tourist visits have increased by 18 percent to 346,299 in the first quarter of this year from...

More Tourists Flocking to South Africa

South Africa saw exceptional growth in tourist arrivals in the first quarter of 2012, says the country's Tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk.Launching the latest...

Call for E-Visas to Grow African Tourism

The introduction of electronic visas would serve both to grow tourism volumes and to create new job opportunities in African tourism, South Africa's Tourism...

Major Award for Namibia Conservation Efforts

The awarding of the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) Markhor Award for outstanding conservation performance to the Namibian Ministry of Environment...

EAC Tourism Launched in Kigali, Rwanda

A new platform to promote tourism in the east African region was on June 25 launched in Kigali, Rwanda.The platform was launched at Kigali...

Technology Changes Face of Tourism in Africa

The Tourism Industry is facing a paradigm shift globally. Africa is by no means immune to this trend as information technology is one of...

Tanzania: Arusha City Invests in Environment Tourism

Arusha City has discovered a new economic niche through selling its green environment to foreign visitors who of late have been turning to environment...

Rwanda: Tourism Revenue Benefits Park Communities

As part of the revenue sharing scheme, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has spent Rwf 1.4 billion on the community projects since 2005 in...

Tourists Keep Flocking to South Africa

Over eight-million tourists visited South Africa in 2011 - a 3.3% increase over the 2010 World Cup year that would, if football-specific arrivals were...

Zambia, Zimbabwe Join Hands in Tourism

The prevailing collaboration between Zambia and Zimbabwe ahead of the 20th session of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) General Assembly in 2013...

East Africa Readies for Diani Tourism Exhibition

Tourism stakeholders across East Africa will next month converge in Mombasa for the Diani Tourism Exhibition and summer festival slated for June 27 to...

Namibia Maintains Its Tourism Brand

The Namibia Tourism Board (NTB) continues to explore avenues for marketing Namibia and creating platforms for the tourism trade to network and exchange business...

Ethiopia’s Ecotourism Potential

Ethiopia is eyeing harnessing its ecotourism potential as an instrument in poverty reduction, according to the country's Minister of Culture and Tourism.Speaking at the...

South Africa Officially a Global Leisure Destination

South Africa's status as a premier global leisure destination is now firmly established, the country's tourism Minister Marthinus van Schalkwyk said on Tuesday."We have...