Marriott International Rapidly Expands its Footprint across Africa

Leading hospitality company announces 6 new deals, 1 new brand, over 1100 rooms Amdec Group Continues to introduce Marriott’s global brands into South Africa Sheraton Mauritius is Marriott’s first signed deal since completing the acquisition KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International continues its robust expansion across the African continent with news of brand-new […]

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Marriott International Opens Doors for Business, Tourism and Career Opportunities in Rwanda

In an innovative partnership, Marriott works with the Akilah Institute for Women, Women for Women International and Bloomberg Philanthropies to equip Rwandan women with business skills with the opening of the Kigali Marriott Hotel BETHESDA, Maryland, Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today officially opened the doors of its first Marriott Hotel […]

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Cuba No Longer Among ‘State Sponsors of Terrorism’

The US President Barack Obama has announced the intention to remove Cuba from the list of States that sponsor terrorism. The normalization of relations between the United States of America and Cuba has reached another decisive step with the letter by US President Barack Obama to Congress on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 indicating the intention to remove Cuba from the list of States that sponsor terrorism. He said Cuba had, “not provided any support for international terrorism” over the past six months and added that the country had, “provided assurances…

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War Against Boko Haram – Yaounde and Washington Concert

The US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for African Affairs, Amanda Dory, was received by the Minister of External Relations on Tuesday in Yaounde. “Robust Support” from the United States of America (U.S.A.) to Cameroon’s Defence Forces is “arriving” within the framework of previously planned and future projects between the US and Cameroon in the fight against the terrorist group, Boko Haram, in the Far North Region. The visiting US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for African Affairs, Amanda Dory, was speaking yesterday, March 10, 2015, in Yaounde after an…

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More Buses to Accompany Commuters

Dr. Fritz Ntone Ntone inaugurated nine 35-seater buses on February 24. Since the ban of some intra-urban transport vehicle, fondly called “cargos”, in November 2014, movement has not been easy for the close to three million inhabitants of cosmopolitan Douala. It is for this reason that the Douala City Council in its capacity as a Board Member of an intra-urban transport company called Socieacuteteacute Camerounaise de Transport Urbain, SOCATUR, and with State subvention, decided to make movement easy for city dwellers by acquiring new buses for the company. According to…

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Paul Biya Comforts German Freed Hostage

Nitsch Eberhard Robert was received in audience at the State House Saturday, January 24, 2015. It took roughly one hour at the State House last Saturday, January 24, for President Paul Biya to listen to the predicaments of Nitsch Eberhard Robert, the German citizen held hostage for six months in Nigeria by the Nigerian based Islamist sect, Boko Haram and to provide Presidential words of comfort for his tenacity. Mr Nitsch who stayed in captivity since July, 2014 and was released January 21, following a special operation of the Cameroon…

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