Monthly Archives: December 2020

How an Organization Uses Dubai Hospitality ‘Exchanges’ to Transform African Communities

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to reduce employment opportunities around the world, rural communities in developing countries face particular challenges and limited access to employment. This challenge is very close to Assia Riccio-Smith, the founder of Evolvin ‘Women, a social enterprise focused on training women in disadvantaged societies. The entrepreneur, …

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Choice Hotels creates franchise-focused group for black American hoteliers

For fifteen years, Choice Hotels has reinforced its longstanding commitment to diversity through its Emerging Markets program. In early December, Choice launched Choice Hotels Owners African American Alliance (CHOAAA), the hospitality industry’s only franchisee group dedicated to Black and African American hoteliers. CHOAAA will provide ongoing representation, support and advocacy …

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The social media page promoting African culture and heritage

Animation of Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Source: Adwoa Serwaa Nuamah 2020-12-16 play the videoGhanaian YouTuber Adwoa Serwaa Nuamah Meet Adwoa Nuamah, author of children’s books and creator of Adwoa’s Amazing World on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, where she promotes African culture and heritage. Adwoa believes that social media has become …

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Is African culture hampered by socialism?

During my studies in the late 1960s, I appeared on a weekly African news program on the BBC’s “African Talking Point”. One day, the producer, Chris Cuthbertson, asked me to prepare a review of Kwame Nkrumah’s new book titled Neo-Colonialism, The Last Stage of Imperialism. Although I cannot remember the …

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“African communities are on their knees because this government does not care about travel”

Every UK tour operator has suffered this year as global travel restrictions put much of the world out of reach. Even today, nine months after the start of the Covid pandemic, a quarter of countries – 59 in total – have still not reopened their borders. But for long-haul specialists …

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