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African Games 2024: is it really worth it for Ghana to host the mega sport event?

African Games 2024: is it really worth it for Ghana to host the mega sport event?

THE African Games, formerly the All-African Games, is taking place from 8-23 March in Ghana. Scheduled for 2023, they were postponed due to a regional impasse over marketing rights, delays in getting facilities ready and Ghana’s growing economic crisis. Kamilla Swart researches and teaches sport mega-events. We asked her about the African Games’ potential for sports tourism and about the pros and cons of hosting it. KAMILLA SWART, Associate Professor, Hamad Bin Khalifa University What is the African Games? The African Games is a multi-sport event held every four years, generally one year before the Olympic Games. It’s positioned as…
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