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February 7, 2019 - CNN Travel

Ghana is being heralded as the next big tourist destination. Here's why - by Stephanie Busari & Leona Siaw

The country recently unveiled a 15-year-long tourism plan that seeks to increase the annual number of tourists to Ghana from one million to eight million per year by 2027, through a festival that helps forge closer ties between Ghana, the African continent and those of African descent living elsewhere.

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January 23, 2019 - Ventures Africa

How Tourism Is Impacting Economic Development In Africa - by Herdrine Katche

In line with the historical growth trend and the underlying projects to improve the tourism market, the African tourism industry will boast of unprecedented growth, contributing the the continent-wide increase in employment rate. 

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January 22, 2019 - Ventures Africa

Top 10 Wealthiest African Cities - by Muhaimin Olowoporoku

Africa is home to some of the richest countries and cities in the world, in part due to its oil-rich soil and human capital. The AfrAsia Bank Africa Wealth Report 2018 contains a list of the 10 wealthiest cities with a cumulative wealth of $108 billion. 

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January 14, 2019 - Quartz Africa

Global tourism had its highest growth since 2010—driven by visits to Africa - by Abdi Latif Dahir

With over 1.3 billion travelers on the move, the world experienced the highest growth in international tourist arrivals since 2010. And as data from the World Tourism Organization now shows, African countries saw the highest growth average compared to any other region in the world.

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December 9, 2018 - CNN Travel

The new train lines that could transform how you travel - by Andrea Lo

This year around the world, many new railroads have opened to bring speed and convenience to the travelers who may want to embark on rail trip, and more are opening up borders to enable international connections via train.

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