News: How CNN reported on ‘child slaves’ who were not really enslaved

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On March 1, CNN aired a video report titled, Freeing the child slaves of Lake Volta, which followed a succession of similar “docufictions” and publications alleging the existence of pervasive child trafficking and child slavery in fishing communities along the Lake Volta in Ghana. We (two academics who have studied this issue critically and carried out extensive interviews with members […]

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News: CNN Travel’s 19 places to visit in 2019

Whether you want to relax on a beach in the Caribbean, hike the world’s most famous canyon, explore ancient ruins, eat world-famous cuisine or learn more at historically significant sites this year, CNN Travel has the right spot for you. Several of our 19 places to visit in 2019 are bouncing back after natural disasters that hit their economies hard. […]

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Africa: UNWTO elections hots up, Reunion endorses St . Ange

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UNWTO elections hots up, Reunion endorses St . Ange UNWTO elections being discredited by racist attacks and the belittling of the work by Taleb Rifai as Tourist Office Reunion Island Federation comes out for the Seychelles Candidate. The UNWTO elections for the post of Secretary General is set for the 11 May in Madrid and the World of Tourism is […]

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Tourism: Meet Alain St. Ange candidate for UNWTO presents his position at Uganda Expo

Meet Alain St. Ange candidate for UNWTO presents his position at Uganda Expo During his various interactions did St. Ange come across as a credible candidate from Africa, embracing diversity and a non discriminatory approach to making his vision of ‘Tourism For All’ a reality. St. Ange has now gathered a wave of endorsements from around the world with growing […]

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Why African Music Finally Has the World’s Ear We are consuming more music than ever before, and from a wider range of sources, and emerging markets in Africa, in particular, are becoming more profitable. UK-based record company Beggars Group, for example, reported that 20 per cent of its revenue comes from emerging markets. It is now licensing music for the […]

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Tourism: UNWTO congress to discuss the links between cultural heritage and creative tourism

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The World Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria jointly hosted the International Congress on World Civilizations and Creative Tourism held from the 29 November – 1 December 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria. According to a statement by the body, the Congress discussed how creative tourism can play a significant role in safeguarding and promoting tangible […]

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Africa: 2 Kenyans Emerge Overall Winners of CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2016

Asha Ahmed Nwilu and Rashid Idi of Kenya Television Network, Kenya have emerged the overall winners of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2016. They were awarded the top prize for their report ‘Terror Crossing’ aired on the Kenya Television Network. Their entry tops the list of 1000 entries and they clinched the top prize among 38 finalists from 15 […]

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Africa: See Wahala as CNNgo.com lists Nigerian Accent as 6th Sexiest In The World

Nigeria accent has been rated sixth sexiest in the world behind other world language like Italian and French. This was contained in a scientific campaign which was conducted by CNN crew who toured the world in search of 12 hottest accents. The 6 most sexy accents in the world were ranked as: 1 Italian accent 2 French accent 3 Spanish […]

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Tourism: Economic and national security a common objective says Tourism Minister at London meeting

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Ministers of Tourism from nearly 60 countries and industry leaders gathered at the Ministers’ Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and World Travel Market in London to discuss how to grow cooperation in safe, secure and seamless travel. The inclusion of tourism in crisis and emergency structures, travel advisories, perception and coordination were pointed as main issues to […]

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Tourism: UNWTO, WTM Ministers Summit discusses Safe and Seamless Travel

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Minister of Tourism from over 50 countries and leaders from the private sector companies and associations will convene at the Ministers Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel Market in London, to discuss safe, secure and seamless travel. The 10th edition of the Minister Summit to be held on 9 November under the title ‘Tourism […]

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