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Airbnb looks to scale up in Africa

Airbnb – the online broker that connects tourists with property owners – has experienced quite startling growth in Africa.

Zimbabwe: Vic Falls airport to boost tourism

The Zimbabwean government hopes to boost tourism to the Southern African country following the completion of $150m upgrade to Victoria Falls International Airport.…

Gambia: Tourists, citizens flee as Jammeh digs in

Foreign tourist companies have cancelled package holidays to The Gambia after President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency late on Tuesday in the tiny West African country.…

Egypt turning towards to China for investment

The presence of Chad and Senegal at the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China, was a given, as the former is the new chair of the African Union and the latter represents the New Partnership for Africa’s Development.…

Somaliland entices tourists

The quasi-independent region of Somaliland is trying to market itself as a tourist destination. …

Africa: A powerhouse on the Rise

Africa’s rapid rates of urbanisation and population growth are creating one of the fastest growing labour forces and consumer markets in the world.