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Interview: How African Businesses Can Cope With The Negative Impact Of COVID-19

When the first cases of coronavirus were detected in December 2019, no one could have ever predicted that it would lead to a pandemic, with countries having to place travel restri...

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International Tourism Arrivals Could Fall By 20-30% In 2020

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released its updated assessment of the likely impact of the COVID-19 on international tourism. Taking into account the unparalleled introduction o...

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Opportunity For Innovators To Develop New Solutions To Accelerate Tourism Recovery

In the face of an unprecedented challenge, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the World Health Organization (WHO), calls on innovators and entrepreneurs to put forw...

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Gov’t To Spend Shs3bn On Defunct Ankole Kingdom Palace Repairs

The defunct Ankole Kingdom Palace is set for a major facelift after Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities revealed that it is seeking for Shs3bn to carry out repairs on it with the ...

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Drogba Wins Ivory Coast Tourism Deals Worth Shs55 Trillion

International soccer star Didier Drogba (pictured) has helped his birthplace, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), strike gold by helping to collect MOUs for a total of $15 billion (UShs55 trillion...

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Ugandan Elected Vice President Of Global Wildlife Conservation Body

Dr. Barirega Akankwasah (pictured), Ag Commissioner Wildlife Conservation at Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has been elected Vice President of the Conference of Parties ...

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‘Lightning Strike’ Kills Four Rare Mountain Gorillas In Uganda

Four rare mountain gorillas, including a pregnant female, have died in Uganda after being hit by lightning, a conservation group says. The three adult females and a male infant were foun...

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International Tourism Growth Continues To Outpace The Global Economy

1.5 billion International tourist arrivals were recorded in 2019, globally. A 4% increase on the previous year which is also forecast for 2020, confirming tourism as a leading and resilient...