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Africa Trade Week shows strong growth as international trader numbers rise

This year's Africa Trade Week, which comprises trade fairs SAITEX, Africa's Big 7 and The Hotel Show, recorded strong growth in international participation, with an additional 22 countries participating in the event. "The strong growth in international participation reflects the keen interest we are seeing from around the world in finding new trade opportunities across the African continent. We had a great visitor and exhibitor growth this year, and we were delighted to welcome them all. We look forward to growing the shows from strength to strength," said Lynn Chamier, event director at show organisers dmg events.

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Mauritius opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi
Mauritius opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

With intra-African tourism becoming increasingly attractive for Africa's emerging middle class - and increasingly important for African economics - island paradise, Mauritius has upped its ante to attract visitors from Kenya and East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi.

16 Aug 2019