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  1. Accra - South African Airways introduces new routeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago |

    Accra, May 28, GNA - South African Airways , the leading carrier on the African continent on Thursday announced the introduction of new route which would link Ghana directly to North America. Speaking at a news conference in Accra, Mr Nico Bezuidenhout, Acting Chief Executive Officer, SAA, described the introduction of the new route as a major boost for travellers and trade relations.


  2. Walk a fine line in the KarooRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    South Africa now has its own impressive geoglyph, a A monumental land A artwork in the tradition of Peru's A mysterious Nazca lines. Laborious process: From a drawing on paper to lime dots on the veld, the Snake Eagle Thinking Path was meticulously brought to life.


  3. Skip safaris and Africa's dark heartRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    Party with locals on a rooftop in Accra or learn a traditional recipe in Dakar. Ishay Govender-Ypma looks at a new way for tourists to visit Africa Life with the locals: Listening to music on the beach or shopping at the markets, new tour groups are offering travellers a chance to experience the real culture of African countries.


  4. Long-lasting solutions are needed to end Afrophobia scourgeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mail & Guardian

    Scapegoat: The body of a murdered African foreigner lies in the dust of Ramaphosaville after xenophobic attacks erupted in 2008. A pattern of Afrophobic violence, incorrectly named "xenophobia", can be predicted on the basis of the frequency of an outbreak every three years or so.


  5. BSB Design, Architects & Planners Announce Ty Pennington, 1st Celebrity Ambassador for AbodSheltersRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - May 28, 2015 - NEW YORK -- BSB Design, Architects & Planners announces Ty Pennington as the first Celebrity Ambassador for AbodShelters Foundation. This is an open call for support and sponsors to join the "AbodShelters Village of the Future" Global Campaign in a quest to transform housing conditions for the needy.


  6. Marketing Helps Boost Tanzania Tourism, Official SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Houses sit near the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the country's top tourist draws, in Tanzania's Hie district. A government-led marketing campaign helped boost tourist visits to Tanzania by 4 percent in 2014 despite worries about security in East Africa, the tourism minister said Thursday.


  7. AADS launches two new African language programs this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Beacon

    The African and African Diaspora Studies program under the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs received about $93,000 to launch two new language programs at the University for two years. AADS chose to offer Swahili and Wolof courses, languages spoken in the regions of Senegal and The Gambia, because those study abroad programs have been continually active since 2010.


  8. Marriott International Expects to Operate or Franchise Over 240 Hotels in MEA Region by 2020Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    May 28, 2015, Dubai, UAE - Marriott International, Inc. is setting the stage for significant and ambitious growth within the Middle East and Africa region according to its president and chief executive officer, Arne Sorenson. Visiting Dubai for both the Arabian Travel Market and the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference , Mr. Sorenson outlined regional growth plans that anticipate growth of the company's MEA portfolio to over 240 properties by 2020, with plans to add roughly 80 properties and almost 16,500 rooms.


  9. Marriott International Anticipates 50 Percent Growth Across the Middle East & Africa RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    Visiting Dubai for both the Arabian Travel Market and the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference , Mr. Sorenson outlined regional growth plans that anticipate growth of the company's MEA portfolio to over 240 properties by 2020, with plans to add roughly 80 properties and almost 16,500 rooms. Marriott International, Inc. is setting the stage for significant and ambitious growth within the Middle East and Africa region according to its president and chief executive officer, Arne Sorenson.


  10. The Courage of MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New Yorker

    In the summer of 1983, I made the rash decision to get on a small cargo boat in the port town of Victoria, Cameroon, and sail across the Gulf of Guinea to Calamar, Nigeria. My Lonely Planet guide to West Africa had misinformed me that a weekly passenger ferry made the same route.


  11. Nigerian Hotel-Booking Site Scores $1.2 million in VC FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

    A Nigerian hotel-booking company has raised $1.2 million in VC funding for its plans to expand across Africa -one of the biggest rounds of tech fundraising rounds in the nation's history. , founded by Mark Essien, received the funding from investors that include the EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund and Omidyar Network, the latter of which was launched by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, according to TechCrunch .


  12. FIFA crisis: evil triumphed because great men did nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | World Soccer

    How ironic that when the super abundant FIFA dirt at long last hit the fan, it should be the USA, still not a major power in football, which should have finally exposed and challenged the appalling corruption which has been synonymous with FIFA for so many years. The splendid American investigation is said to be going back some twenty years, but it might just as well go back to 1974 when Joao Havelange bought and bribed his way to the Presidency of FIFA at the expense of Stanley Rous.


  13. Pwllheli follow North Wales Plate win with Sse Swalec 1 North title successRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    There were double celebrations all around at Pwllheli this month as the club followed their North Wales Plate success with being crowned as champions of SSE SWALEC 1 North. Pwllheli carried off the league title with 92 points, five points clear of their nearest rivals and last year's Champions Nant Conwy.


  14. Provide information to track down human traffickers - Deputy CommanderRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Assistant Commissioner of Police Kwaku Osei Ampofo Duku, Deputy Ashanti Regional Police Commander, has called for public support in the provision of credible information to help the security agencies clamp down on human trafficking in the country. He said apart from illicit drugs and money laundering, human trafficking was the most profitable trans-national venture.


  15. BusinessAviationVoice: Embraer Lands Charter-Related SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Business Aviation curates the latest industry information from a panel of trusted experts, examines the wide range of business and private aircraft, describes the latest technologies and highlights affordable access options that open the skies to businesses of all sizes. Under the leadership of industry expert Tony Velocci, Business Aviation provides top executives and highly mobile business and leisure travelers with accurate, in-depth information on business aircraft benefits, fractional share ownership, jet cards, charter opportunities and more in order to meet today's productivity challenges and create tomorrow's opportunities.


  16. Longtime Whitworth communications professor publishes book on...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Whitworthian

    Gordon Jackson, who retired in May after 32 years as a communications professor at Whitworth University, recently published a new book, Christians, Free Expression, and the Common Good: Getting Beyond the Censorship Impulse . In it, Jackson argues that in Western democracies, Christians of all theological and political backgrounds should be ardent advocates of advancing, not curbing, freedom of speech.


  17. South Shields teen set for 'life-changing' challenge in South AfricaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A teenager from South Tyneside is readying herself for what she believes will be a life-changing experience as she prepares to travel out to South Africa for a 12-month volunteering course.


  18. WHO on the US Lassa fever caseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    On 25 May, PAHO/WHO was informed that the United States Center for Disease Control and prevention and the New Jersey Department of Health had confirmed a fatal case of Lassa fever. The case was diagnosed on 25 May in a person returning to the U.S. from Liberia.


  19. British tourists complain impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in KosRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Independent

    More than 1,500 men, women and children have landed in the last week as the influx of people fleeing conflict and poverty continues. Homeless and carrying the only remnants of their former lives in bags, they have been left to seek shelter in an abandoned hotel or on seaside arcades as authorities struggle to cope.


  20. 5 Storylines to Follow in Super Rugby Week 16Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Super Rugby's Week 16 brings the battle for the top spot in two of the three conferences into sharp focus. While the Hurricanes have the New Zealand section sewn up, it is nip and tuck in Australia and South Africa.