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Tourism first casualty of African downturn

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Africa has been called the innocent bystander of the global recession.

Growth has slowed significantly in many countries and rich nations are under pressure to honour international aid pledges made in better times.

The BBC's Komla Dumor is in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. He spoke to Ochieng Rapuro, the Managing Editor of the Nation Media Group.

You can see more on this issue on Africa Business Report on BBC World on Saturday 19 September at 0130 GMT and 2230 GMT, and Sunday 20 September at 1330 GMT and 2030 GMT.

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