Bumble Books, an imprint of the South African company Publishing Print Matters based in
Noordhoek, Cape Town, has been named the Best Children's Publishers 2016: Africa Region at
the Bologna Children's Book Fair held in Italy.
The king of rumba rock, Congolese music star Papa Wemba, died after he collapsed during a
performance in Ivory Coast. As one of Africa's best known musical ambassadors, Wemba
popularised the distinctive sounds of soukous-rumba dance music across the globe.
Some 64 000 hotel rooms in 365 hotels are planned for Africa, according to the annual W
Hospitality Group Hotel Chain Development Pipeline Survey. Nigeria and Angola lead with the
most rooms, showing investor confidence in the future of the hospitality sector on the continent.
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