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(AFP (eng) 11/06/13)
JOHANNESBURG, June 11, 2013 (AFP) - Nelson Mandela was spending his fourth day in hospital Tuesday where he was being treated in intensive care for a lung infection. The 94-year-old former president was rushed to a Pretoria hospital early Saturday and was said to be in serious but stable condition. His latest health scare has been met with prayers and a growing acceptance among South Africans that their hero may be nearing the end of his life. "He is receiving intensive care treatment," presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj, who served jail time with Mandela, told AFP on Monday. He "remains in hospital, and his condition is unchanged," the presidency said after describing him as being in a "serious but stable" condition...
(New Era 03/06/13)
Windhoek — If the popularity of the recent four-day 2013 Tourism Expo is anything to go by, then Namibia's tourist industry should be booming. Namibia is renowned among foreign and local tourists for its breathtaking getaway lodges and scenic destinations, which offer everything from game view drives and boat cruises, to holistic massages in the comfort of your luxury bungalow. Thousands of people flocked to the Windhoek Show Grounds this past weekend, where the 2013 Bank Windhoek Tourism Expo opened its gates to the public on May 29 and closed on Saturday June 01 2013, with many exhibitors packing the halls. The annual four-day event particularly caters for travel agencies, airlines, hotels, lodges, direct suppliers to the hospitality industry, government...
(Reuters (Eng) 26/04/13)
Africa's brisk economic growth over the past decade has been consumer driven, a much-hyped trend that masks the uncomfortable fact that the region remains far too reliant on commodities. Sub-Saharan Africa's growth has been second only to Asia and cracked along at 5.8 percent last year, according to a World Bank estimate, if South Africa, the continent's biggest economy, is excluded. About two-thirds of growth in the past decade has been driven by domestic demand, which has been stoked by a number of factors including the continent's fast-growing and young population. Consumption has had multiplier effects into a range of services including banking and finance. Yet unlike in Asia, Africa's consumer boom has been financed mostly by income generated from...

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