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Johannesburg - South Africa is no longer like the eldest child who gets all the attention from tourists visiting Africa – there are brothers and sisters also demanding their turn.

Mmatsatsi Ramawela, CEO of the Tourism Business Council of SA, said: “Africa is awakening, and that means South Africa has more competitors than before.”

East Africa is growing at a more rapid rate than the rest of the continent, and is becoming an increasingly attractive tourist destination, according to the International Monetary Fund.

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