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Tensions persist as Rwanda denies Congo rebel charges

Kigali(Rwanda)- Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Monday accused Congo of supporting rebels opposed to his government, escalating tensions with a neighbour who in turn accuses Rwanda of supporting violent rebels who recently captured a town in eastern Congo. Kagame said in a televised address that his country is concerned by alleged Congolese support for the […]
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Commonwealth heads expected to endorse climate charter

Nairobi(Kenya)- Leaders of Commonwealth nations are expected to call for increased climate change action at a meeting in Rwanda this week, ahead of the United Nations climate change summit in the seaside resort of Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt later this year. “Tackling climate change will require the most significant political, social and economic effort […]
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UNWTO Appoints Sierra Leone’s Tourism Minister as the Global Chairperson for Women in Tourism

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has appointed Sierra Leone’s Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr. Memunatu Pratt as the global chairperson for women in tourism. Her appointment to chair the global platform for women in tourism is in recognition of her dedication, commitment and developmental strides in the improvement of tourism especially
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‘Africa is the Place to Be!’

As the Chairperson of the African Tourism Board (ATB), Ncube says that his role is merely to act as a connector between the diverse member states of the continent. Their role is to figure out how the different cultures complement one another to contribute and share what they have. In Ncube’s words, the African Tourism […]