News: How Whites Lynched Black Business Owners To Kill The Competition

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Last week during the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee hearing about H.R. 40 and reparations, economist, author, political commentator and former president of Bennett College Julianne Malveaux reminded America of the many ways its dark history of racial violence against Black people continues to affect the group’s future. “In Wilmington North Carolina, Republicans and Black people came together to form a […]

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Aviation: Nigeria ranks third highest country in Africa with business jet, after South Africa, Kenya

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Nigeria has been ranked the third country in Africa with the highest number of business aviation fleet with 100 private jets operating in the country. According to consulting agency, AVDATA/JetNet annual report on the number of business jets (jet and turboprop) operating worldwide, South Africa tops the continent with 416 business jet followed by Kenya with 131 jets while Nigeria […]

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Africa: Pioneers who mean business in South Africa

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Just before our interview, she embraces an actress she spots on the terrace outside the hotel, complimenting her on how good she looks. Moments later she tightly hugs a waitress, remarking on how long it has been since she’d seen her. Mukoki co-founded award-winning travel company Travel with Flair 22 years ago with two partners and one office in Pretoria. […]

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MICE: Business Tourism delivers 1 million Delegates a year to South Africa

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While leisure is an important component of the tourism mix, operators need to develop a more diverse offering, driven by business tourism and conferencing. According to the South African National Convention Bureau, South Africa hosts about one million delegates at business events every year, supporting over 250,000 jobs directly and indirectly in this sub-sector alone. As the economy continues to […]

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Tourism: Young Managers enjoy Bleisure as Business Travel ends with Leisure

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The idea of mixing business and pleasure is nothing new, but what about bleisure?It’s not the catchiest portmanteau ever coined, but it’s certainly an interesting one and it’s fast gaining traction, especially with young people.The idea of combining business travel with a holiday is on the rise, with 49 per cent of business travellers extending a work trip to enjoy […]

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Kwame Ofosu Bamfo voted Hotelier of the year

The Chairman of Alisa Hotels and 2015 Best Hotelier award-winner Kwame Ofosu Bamfo has urged business owners in the tourism industry to continually invest in their facilities so as to help speed up Ghana’s tourism development drive. “If properly packaged and presented, tourism can save Ghana’s economy from the numerous challenges it currently faces, as has happened in many industrialised […]

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Radisson Blu: Why we decided to set up in Kenya

Global hotel chain Radisson Blu officially opened the doors to its first East African establishment last month. This has set into motion the hotel’s advance across the region. The hotel is managed by the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which already has 31 hotels across the continent, and is planning on doubling this number. At least three of these are set […]

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Lebanese, Indians control 95% of Nigeria’s shipping business

A major operator in Nigeria’s shipping industry has said that Lebanese and Indians now in control of over 95 per cent of the coastal and inland shipping business in the country. This unfortunate trend remains even after 12 years following the enactment of the Coastal and Inland Shipping Cabotage Act 2003 designed to enhance indigenous participation in shipping activities. The […]

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