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Dockyard officials say entrance fee helps protect World Heritage Site; Antigua Observer

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Officials tasked with caring for the country’s lone UNESCO World Heritage Site are reminding residents that entrance fees play a major role in protecting historic Nelson’s Dockyard and its environs. The money collected pays for vital renovation and restoration works to the centuries-old buildings, along with maintaining the area’s yachting facilities that attract visitors.

Source: Dockyard officials say entrance fee helps protect World Heritage Site – Antigua Observer Newspaper

Tanzania installs internet on Mount Kilimanjaro for Insta-ascents; AFP

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Tanzania has installed high-speed internet services on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, allowing anyone with a smartphone to tweet, Instagram or WhatsApp their ascent up Africa’s highest mountain. Mount Kilimanjaro is an important source of tourism revenue in Tanzania and neighbouring Kenya, with around 35,000 people attempting to summit it each year.

Source: Tanzania installs internet on Mount Kilimanjaro for Insta-ascents