News: London hotel growth predicted to outpace rest of Europe

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London’s MICE offering has received a further boost with the news that a significant number of new and exciting, cutting-edge hotels and venues are set to open in the capital over the next few years. According to findings from a new report monitoring hotel capacity across European cities, London is set to add 11,600 rooms to its hotel market by […]

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Tourism: London receives more US tourists than visitors from the rest of the UK

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It’s a minimum of 4,242 miles and a five-hour flight away (or as much as 11 hours direct to the west coast) and yet of all the visitors to London, a quarter (25%) come from America. Even outstripping tourist numbers from the rest of the UK by 6%, America provides more London tourism than anywhere else in the world. The […]

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News: Qatar owns more Land in London than the Queen of England and the city of LONDON

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A report published by a British newspaper has revealed that Qatari investors are in possession of more property in London than the city’s mayor and even the Queen. The Telegraph said in a Friday report that Qatar has become one of the biggest landlords in the British capital over the past ten years, currently owning 24 million square feet of […]

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Africa: Compare and Contrast Nairobi and London in Perspectives

Compare and Contrast Nairobi and London in Perspectives Dailymail, a UK publication the other day ran a story: The brutal reality of life on Nairobi’s streets: The pictures that reveal the hardships of Kenya’s capital where gun crime is rife and young girls are forced to turn to prostitution. Interestingly, it was published at a time when Nairobi was hosting […]

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Enugu Airport Runway Death Trap

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By Evarest Nnaji As my Lagos bound commercial flight charged out on takeoff roll on Runway-26 at Enugu airport, my heart jumped out of my mouth as a sudden shock jolted the airplane fuselage when the landing gears hit the macadamised portion of the runway; a shoddy construction job embarrassingly delivered by PW construction company less than six years ago. […]

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Medview to Use Accra for Hub Service

By Chinedu Eze Medview Airline has said it will expand its operations to more West African destinations, using Accra as operational base. The airline made this known at the weekend in Ghana’s capital when it interacted with travel agents who became elated when the airline offered them five per cent and nine per cent as commission on tickets sold. According […]

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London bound Man Bites Passenger on board BA flight from Dubai

A 21-year-old man was arrested on a British Airways flight after becoming violent and then allegedly biting a fellow passenger. Metropolitan police confirmed the man was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and being drunk on board an aircraft and that an injured passenger received medical assistance for a minor injury at the scene. The injured passenger had been […]

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How Ghana’s Sarkodie showed me pepper, Yemi Alade

Multiple award-winning Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, who shot to fame following the release of her smash hit single, ‘Johnny’ has revealed how she had to chase BET award-winner, Sarkodie to the maximum for him to feature on her song. Sarkodie and Yemi have a song titled, ‘Ego’ which was produced by MasterKraft. Share our story:

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Nigeria bets on Yankari elephants and warm springs to lure tourists

A luxury safari is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when potential tourists think of Nigeria but that’s exactly what Yankari Game Reserve is hoping to change. In Africa’s largest economy, suffering from the collapse in global oil prices, tourism is being touted as a panacea to slow growth and a depreciating naira. Share our story:

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London is more Islamic than most cities in Muslim countries, scholar

London is a more Islamic city than most cities in Muslim countries, a prominent Islamic scholar declared today. Pakistan-born Maulana Syed Ali Raza Rizvi said freedom of worship and the cultural mix in London did more to promote Islamic values than Muslim political leaders elsewhere in the world. The endorsement of religious tolerance comes as a boost to ministers who […]

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