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Despite Pandemic, Hotel Chains Grow in Africa

Global chains snap up distressed independent properties in bid to expand footprints   JOHANNESBURG—Africa’s tourism sector has cratered in the face of the coronavirus, but the world’s biggest hotel chains remain committed to the continent. Major hotel chains, from Marriott International MAR -1.66% to Radisson Hotel Group and Paris-based Accor, AC -2.39% Europe’s largest hotel company, say their African businesses are not only holding up, they are determined to stay on track with, if not grow, their footprints. The companies see sub-Saharan Africa as underserved and underdeveloped in terms of hotels and predict that demand for both business…

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Johns Hopkins Public Health Invites Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan to Speak on COVID-19 Vaccines

Staff Report BALTIMORE, MARCH 9, 2021 – The Academy Health of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health holds a health event to discuss global approaches to the COVID-19 vaccines. At the health forum, infectious disease scientist, HYPERLINK “https://gg2018.nef.org/speakers/dr-dougbeh-christopher-nyan/” Dr. Dougbeh Chris Nyan of Liberia will be speaking on “Global Health Equity and Socio-political Trends of COVID-19 Vaccine Dispensation,” according to the letter of invitation letter of invitation. In the last several weeks, regulatory agencies around the world including the US Food and Drug Administration and European Union’s…

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