South Africa earned $7.3 billion from tourism in 2006, followed by Egypt at $6.8 billion and Morocco at $4.6 billion.
Egypt led Africa in the number of tourist arrivals, with more than 8.2 million visitors; South Africa is second at 7.5 million. Tunisia, Morocco and Zimbabwe round out the top five.
They include big successes like The Last King of Scotland (Uganda, 2006), Sarafina (South Africa, 1992), Out of Africa (Kenya, 1985) and The Gods Must Be Crazy (Botswana, 1980)
The top five clubs with the most silverware all come from North Africa – Egypt’s Al-Ahly and Zamalek are first and second; Algeria’s JS Kabylie and Tunisia’s Etiole du Sahel are tied in third; Morocco’s Raja Casablanca is fifth
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There has been a dramatic rise in the number of journalists, photographers, and other media staff killed in recent years