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  1. Hilton Worldwide Announces First Hotel in the Democratic Republic of CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Hospitality Net

    Located in the bustling Capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the signing marks the arrival of Hilton Worldwide to one of Africa's largest urban areas. Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president of development, Europe and Africa, for Hilton Worldwide, said, "Our focus on developing our portfolio in key locations across Africa has resulted in Hilton Worldwide achieving the fastest growing pipeline of hotels on the continent.

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  2. Amid IPO rumors, biotech CEO crowdfunds for African woman's surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Business Journal

    Violet Phiri with her family, including sister Zilose Lyons , brother-in-law Andy Lyons and sister Tamara Banda in Lusaka, Zambia, in 2008. Separated by 10,000 miles and a world of hurt, it seems unlikely that their paths would cross: the veteran biotech entrepreneur and the Zambian woman in need of a crucial hip implant surgery.

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  3. U.S. Ebola Operation in West Africa Gets a WatchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Government Executive

    U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Anthony Kite looks out of an MV-22B Osprey as it prepares to land at the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia, to support Operation United Assistance.

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  4. Hilton Worldwide Announces First Hotel in the Democratic Republic of CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bottom Line

    Located in the bustling Capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the signing marks the arrival of Hilton Worldwide to one of Africa's largest urban areas. Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president of development, Europe and Africa, for Hilton Worldwide, said, "Our focus on developing our portfolio in key locations across Africa has resulted in Hilton Worldwide achieving the fastest growing pipeline of hotels on the continent.

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  5. .com | Mvuu the hippo moves to townRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News24

    Conservationists in Zimbabwe were on Wednesday trying to dart a wandering hippo who risks being shot after taking up residence in a dam, dangerously near the busy town of Chitungwiza, the Aware Trust reported. The state national parks body has warned that Mvuu the Hippo, as he has been nicknamed, will be shot if he is not moved out of the storage dam by Friday.

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  6. Africa's Richest Woman Isabel Dos Santos Proposes Merger Of Millennium, BPIRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I previously worked as a reporter for Business Daily, Kenya's largest business newspaper. Now I travel across Africa, helping FORBES track the richest people on the continent and telling their stories.

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  7. Minister approves funds for Black SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Minister for Youth and Sports, Mahama Ayariga has approved a sum of $21,362 for the beach soccer team participation in Durban South Africa. This means the association would still have to find the outstanding $15,550 which was not approved.

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  8. Responsible Tourism: First Tourist Board League Table Published. The...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Responsible Travel has published the first league table of Tourist Boards graded by commitment to responsible tourism as published on their websites, and asks whether more should be done to ensure tax payers' money is being used to promote local over global initiatives. In many cases around the world we think responsibility in tourism is being achieved despite the tourist board not because of it.

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  9. Maya Angelou postage stamp revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The U.S. Postal Service has revealed its Forever postage stamp featuring Maya Angelou, the poet and author widely known for her autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." The stamp has a portrait of Angelou alongside a quote from the author: "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."

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  10. Africa Youth Championships: Team Ghana cautiously optimistic about chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Black Satellites are set for this year's African Youth Championship in Senegal after wrapping up their preparations in Turkey on Wednesday. The team defeated Danish lower side Ringobing IF 2-1 in their final pre-tournament warm-up game played on Tuesday.

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  11. January Global Airline Passenger Demand Signals Solid Start to 2015Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Travel Industry Wire

    IATA announced global RPKs for January 2015 showing growth of 4.6% compared to January 2014. This represents a slower start to the year which likely was affected by the timing of the Lunar New Year in Asia, which occurred one month later this year compared to 2014.

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  12. Lioness Opens Car Door at Drive-Through Safari ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Neatorama

    YouTube user Joshua Sutherland said his sisters Kaylene and Cindy were visiting their parents who are missionaries in South Africa when a lioness at a drive-through safari park opened the family's car door with her teeth. Hopefully that will teach them to keep the doors locked! Miss Cellania posted about another 2009 incident at a South Africa drive-through safari park in which a lion did the same thing.

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  13. Enhanced Container Leasing and Shipping Service from United Kingdom to AfricaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR Log

    Improved responsive container shipping service from UK to Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal and Gambia providing shippers affordable rates with high quality information that is complete, accurate and timely PRLog - March 4, 2015 - ROMFORD, U.K. -- London, UK. Exporters to Africa, cargo shippers, exhibition organisers, personal effects shippers, car shippers, private sector companies, returnees to Africa, non-governmental agencies requiring shipping logistics, charitable organisations and individual shippers to West Africa who rely on critical shipment and tracking information have a new container leasing and shipping service.

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  14. CaroTrans Adds Asia to U.S. Southeast LCL Import Service to Global NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Market Wire

    CaroTrans , a leading global NVOCC and ocean freight consolidator, today announces a new all-water LCL import service from Shanghai to Atlanta via the Port of Savannah. It is a 32-day transit.

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  15. Watch as family safari trip takes a terrifying turn when huge lion prises car door openRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    THE family can be heard laughing before breaking in to screams of terror as the lion begins to unlock the car door with its teeth. A FAMILY'S dream of seeing majestic wild lions on safari almost turned in to a terrifying nightmare when one of the huge beasts got a bit too close.

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  16. This lion shows why you should always lock car doors in a safari parkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    The lioness - codenamed Blonde - sneaked up to the door of their car, snapped her teeth around the door handle and gently eased it open. The whole thing was filmed by the unsuspecting humans Kaylene and Cindy, who were visiting the safari park in South Africa with their parents.

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  17. Wildlife Safaris at Risk From Africa's Growing Poaching ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Skift

    The tourism industry can become a powerful force if it works together to combat the risks that poaching poses to what will likely be an vital channel towards sustainable economic growth. The United Nations World Tourism Organization is calling on governments and tour operators in Africa to take action against the growing threat that the ongoing poaching crisis poses to the continent's wildlife watching tourism sector.

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  18. Watch terrifying moment safari passengers scream as lion opens car door with its TEETHRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The car passengers in the footage can be heard screaming in terror as the beast prises open the door of their vehicle - with its teeth. As one of the lions wanders over to the car, the family can be heard taking pictures of the enormous beast and laughing as it pushes its face against the window.

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  19. "Changing the way we meet": Spacebase at the Phocuswright@ITB Disruption's CurveRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PR Log

    Discussing, debating and defining the future of travel commerce. CEO and founder of Spacebase.com Julian Jost will be part of the ITB panel "Executive Roundtable: The Disruptors" PRLog - March 4, 2015 - BERLIN, Germany -- Today the world's leading travel trade show ITB is opening its gates in Berlin to exhibitors from 180 countries and regions which will be visited by over 110,000 people from the commercial and travel industries.

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  20. Mandy's young Australian goat curry with rice and peas and Carnival salad. Photo: Murray FredericksRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Another Lunar New Year has passed but we still can't get goats - not sheep, mind you, see http://goo.gl/HO0NvA - off our minds or, more to the point, our stomachs. While certainly not a popular delicacy in Hong Kong, around the world goat meat is beloved for its gammy flavour and affordability compared its close relative the sheep.

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