321 exhibitors from 20 African countries, 313 buyers from across the globe, and delegates welcomed to the “largest” Meetings Africa convention in Johannesburg – with 100 per cent of the exhibition floor sold out.
Taking that Africa’s tourism is growing each year, with buyers all over the globe looking to invest, buy and explore what the continent has to offer. Meetings Africa has for 15 years created a platform for key business tourism sector players to come together to advance the tourism interests of the African continent.
Delegates from all over the globe were welcomed by the Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane at the Sandton Convention Centre, to share in the experience of Africa’s tourism.
” Meetings Africa is a Pan-African Business Events trade show, which has been in existence for 15 years aimed to showcase Africa’s diverse offering of services and products where African associations and African meetings industry professionals can partner to help transform our continent.”
Tourism contributes greatly towards Africa’s economy and it has grown to be an inclusive space where large and small communities, big businesses or start-ups and individuals can benefit as well help contribute towards economic growth.
This year we see the tourism industry directly and indirectly sustaining more than 250 000 jobs, contributing an estimated R115 billion to South Africa’s economy.
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Golden key UJ will be hosting a financial literacy workshop with guest speaker Zabatwa Msimang from the Vuka Mngani foundation.
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Students panic as UCT becomes engulfed in fire
Students at the University of Cape Town were evacuated to safety on Sunday Afternoon as fire broke into the university premises.
In the meantime the University has cancelled all campus activities including classes, tutorials, laboratory work and tests.
On Sunday Evening the UCT released a statement, saying that all University activities will be canccelled on Monday and Tuesday.
“No classes, tutorials, laboratory work or tests will take place on Monday, 19 April or Tuesday, 20 April. We will assess the situation and provide further updates before midday on Tuesday,” they said.
“The safety of students and staff is paramount. For safety reasons, campus will be locked down and no one, other than emergency services, will be allowed access. We are all anxious about the extent of the damage to the Rondebosch campus. We will provide updates as soon as we are able to do so.”