Tourism: Despite Weakened Pound Sterling and lower Hotel rates Tourists flee Britain after BREXIT

Hotel bookings for London, which is safe to state as the engine for UK tourism, has seen a steep decrease since the EU referendum. After the sterling has fallen by more than 10 per cent against the euro and dollar since the vote in June to leave the EU, it was expected to make the UK more attractive to foreign […]

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Africa: Visa on Arrival grew Rwanda arrivals by 22% and 50% for trade with East Africa

The image of Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Chadian President Idriss Déby proudly holding the first two copies of the newly launched pan-African passport at the African Union (AU) summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali this month marked the type of historic moment rarely seen at such gatherings, where outcomes are often measured in declarations or resolutions. With the launch […]

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Africa: South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya may suffer Brexit blows as Africa may benefit

Brexit sent shock waves through the global markets, including those in Africa. Investors in African markets panicked because many economies (such as Angola, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia) were already reeling from low commodity prices exacerbated by a sluggish global demand. In these countries, Brexit added salt to the wounds of injured economies. On what happens next, experts are uncertain, […]

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Why Africa Must Unite

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By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, the shocking exit of Britain from the European Union has compelled me to choose this important topic today. I had voted on Thursdayin London to keep Britain in the EU but the proponents of Brexit won the day, unfortunately. Prior to that important day in the British calendar, I had listened keenly to both sides […]

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