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Hotels work overtime to expand facilities to host 10,000 delegates - 3 weeks ago, 03:00

Kevine Omollo

The local hotel industry will need to expand its facilities to successfully host a continental conference set for November 2021.

The meeting, by the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-Africa), also known as Africities Conference, brings together various stakeholders in development.

Africities mobilises communities and local authorities, as well as financial institutions, civil society groups and development partners at continental and international level, to foster development.

It is a flagship pan-African event which is held every three years in one of the five regions of Africa.

This will be the second time Kenya will be hosting the Africities Conference after holding the fourth edition in Nairobi in 2006 — between September 18 and 24. The event was attended by 7,000 delegates.

Yesterday, it emerged Kisumu does not have enough facilities to host the conference and may need to work with neighbouring counties on accommodating delegates.

Local hotels currently have ...
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