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COVID-19 vaccine shipments boost for Africa (WHO)

After a near-halt of COVID-19 vaccine shipments in Africa, delivers have ramped up in recent months, the UN health agency said on Thursday.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO) nearly four million doses of coronavirusvaccines from the UN-partnered COVAX initiative arrived in Africa last week, compared with just 245,000 for all of June.  Reminding that the continent is...
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Tourism : Time for recovery!

After a year of crisis in 2020, time has come for tourism to rebound on the continent. Safe", ecological or local tourism... Everyone has their own approach to position their destination among the most attractive this summer.  By Dounia Ben Mohamed While 2020 was synonymous with containment and border closures...
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COVID-19: a massive bill for Africa

As elsewhere in the world, the health crisis has badly hit the tourism industry in Africa. A key sector of the continental economy that is anxiously awaiting the first signs of recovery. The latest World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) annual barometer, published at end January, confirmed what all the industry stakeholders...
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Spotlight on travel industry: recovery underway

In a recent data report dedicated to the subject, the global payment company Mastercard confirms the gradual return of travel, more land- and less internationally-oriented. These are changes that African players in the sector will have to take into account.   Published in late June by the Mastercard Economics Institute, the...
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Les 5 destinations coup de cœur d’ANA

Pour ce dossier spécial Tourisme, la rédaction d’ANA vous propose ces 5 destinations africaines « coups de cœur ». Tour d’horizon.   Mindelo, capitale culturelle du Cap-Vert  Si l’âme de Césaria Evora est omniprésente à Mindelo, la capitale culturelle de l’archipel du Cap-Vert, qui a vu naître « la Diva aux pieds nus », on...
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Good practice : Inspire Africa

Déterminée à faire revenir les touristes en Afrique, l’Organisation mondiale du tourisme a impulsé un concours destiné à peaufiner l’image de marque du continent. Une initiative couronnée de succès, avec des candidatures originales et innovantes.   Pousser les touristes à (re)venir en Afrique.  C’est ainsi que pourrait se résumer l’ambition du Inspiration Africa Challenge, un...
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Rwanda : Fitch Revises Outlook to Negative; Affirms at ‘B+’

Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlook on Rwanda's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Negative from Stable and affirmed the IDR at 'B+'. "The ongoing impact of the pandemic will delay any improvement in Rwanda's public finances, with pressure on government spending and the government's overall support for the...
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Energy :Rio Tinto commits to clean mining industry

Rio Tinto, a mining group committed to the energy transition, has signed a power purchasing agreement for a new renewable energy plant to power the operations of its QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) ilmenite mine. The aim is to achieve the carbon neutral objective by 2023. By DBM The project, carried...
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Share Africa: promoting Africa in the 21st century

Share Africa, a platform launched in 2020 by Franco-Ivorian top model Valerie Ka, is stepping up initiatives to foster African creativity at all levels.  By DBM The Share Africa forum was initiated with the aim of participating in the Africa2020 Season, the pan-African and multidisciplinary initiative wanted by President Emmanuel...
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