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Côte D’Ivoire to borrow billions to turn it into a tourism hotspot like SA

7 May 2019 7:35 PM
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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Lee Kasumba, Host at Africa State of Mind.

Côte D’Ivoire wants to borrow $5.8 billion from the African Development Bank to finance its bold new tourism plan.

Critical aspects of the plan include:

  • Turning Abidjan into a business destination and a venue for holding conventions.

  • The construction of a 100-hectare leisure park.

  • The creation of 375 000 jobs.

  • Attracting 4.5 million tourists to Côte D’Ivoire, making tourism the country’s “fourth economic pillar”.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Lee Kasumba, Host at Africa State of Mind.

For more detail listen to the interview in the audio below.

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This article first appeared on 702 : Côte D’Ivoire to borrow billions to turn it into a tourism hotspot like SA


7 May 2019 7:35 PM
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