Kenya, Masai Mara National Reserve, Grant's zebras (Equus burchelli granti) in the middle wildebeest of during the great migration
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Kenya migrations start early

Kenya’s Great Migration, which usually starts in the Maasai Mara in July and August, has started early this year, with wildebeest already being spotted in the Mara River area.“Herds have already been spotted along the Western Corridor/Grumeti Reserves,” says Chalo…

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Bombay Brasserie gets redesign

Bombay Brasserie, Taj Cape Town’s Indian cuisine restaurant, is being expanded and given a redesign.Dining at Bombay Brasserie will be suspended during the renovation but signature dishes will be offered at Taj Cape Town’s Mint Restaurant & Terrace during the…

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Mauritius Tourism Industry Declines

Tourist experts and professionals are adamant that the industry in Mauritius has never caused so much concern. Is this the end of a cycle for a sector that has been a stimulus for the country’s economy? The report is certainly…

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Seychelles to protect more of its waters

The Seychelles has designated 26% of its territorial waters as marine protection areas, to complete the second phase of the debt for conservation finance deal with The Nature Conservancy.The announcement was made by Wallace Cosgrow, the Minister of Environment, Energy…

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Nelson Mandela Bay highlights attractions

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism is aiming to boost its leisure offering while positioning the city as a top adventure destination.The city will soon be home to a shark-cage-diving operation off Algoa Bay, showcasing the unique marine species of its waters.It…

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Programme revealed ahead of AHIF 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The agenda for the Africa Hotel Investment Forum has been released.The event will take place at the Sheraton Addis, Ethiopia, on September 23rd-25th.Among an impressive line-up of speakers will be Olivier Granet, chief executive, Kasada Capital Management, the new billion-dollar,…

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New bank notes for Kenya

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has released its new-generation banknotes as a part of measures to curb fraud and money laundering.The notes were unveiled by CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge during the Madaraka Day celebrations held at Narok stadium officiated…

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Wilderness Safaris welcomes Magashi camp in Rwanda

Wilderness Safaris has opened its new camp, Magashi, overlooking scenic Lake Rwanyakazinga in the north-east of Rwanda’s wildlife-rich Akagera National Park.Launched in partnership with conservation non-profit African Parks and the Rwanda Development Board, both of which manage the national park,…

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Hotel fund launches new boutique hotel brand

Lucid Ventures, a R350 million (€21,82m) Cape Town based hotel fund, has announced the launch of a new boutique hotel brand called Home* Suite Hotels.The first hotel, Bristol Rosebank, has already opened and is located on the corner of Oxford…

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