Africa

Africa adapts for awakening

CMW looks at a continent with an event eye very much on the future Africa’s almost 1.3 billion people have, of course, been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic like the rest of the world. The fact that the continent’s people are remarkably young – 40% of them are under 15 – has saved them from some of the worst ravages, but vaccination rates remain low in many countries. So, re-opening, including fo...

African travel and tourism sector set for debut hybrid summit in September

The Department of Tourism and South African Tourism have announced, 20 August, they will host the first ever Africa’s Travel and Tourism Summit (ATTS). It is set to take place in a hybrid format, 19-21 September 2021, coinciding with Tourism Month in South Africa.  ATTS aims to attract African community delegates, African tourism ministers, industry associations, Tourism Boards, DMOs as well...

Could Girl Guides all over Africa become beekeepers?

Gary Grimmer looks into meetings serendipity and how it is benefitting Africa and its associations: When people who have never met are brought together for some common purpose sometimes magic happens in unexpected ways. After all, so much of the world’s innovation is spawned by chance meetings, people making connections and new enterprises emerging. A case in point was a recent meeting of the memb...