Africa: 3 African Countries Rated Top Destinations by Lonely Planet

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Lonely Planet has rated eSwatini, Liberia and Morocco among “the best of the best” in its list of top 10 countries to visit in 2020. The travel guide company based its selection on topicality, unique experiences and ‘wow’ factor. Sustainable travel was also considered to encourage travellers to make positive impacts in their journeys.

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South Africa: Refugee Village Springs Up in Central Cape Town

[News24Wire] A huge bag of chicken and bunches of spinach were being prepared for hundreds of foreign nationals still camping out at the UN High Commission for Refugees’ offices in Cape Town’s CBD on Monday in the hopes of being evacuated from SA amid safety fears.

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Liberia: Step Back From the Brink, GOL – - Reopen Roots FM!

[Observer] Looking back on history and reflecting on the experience of the Daily Observer, this newspaper is constrained to question whether national policy and decision makers, including President Weah who sits at the helm of government, do follow history or whether they have learnt or are learning anything from the history of resistance to oppression in Liberia, particularly the clamp down on free expression.

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Botswana: Ex-President Khama Plays Kingmaker in Key Botswana Elections

[RFI] President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana’s ruling party is facing a daunting challenge from three candidates in the upcoming general election: Duma Boko, of the Umbrella for Democratic Change’s, Ndaba Gaolathe, from the Alliance for Progressives, and the Botswana Patriotic Front’s Biggie Butale.

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