Johannesburg invites NOLA to ‘Come on Over!’

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- Tourism officials from Johannesburg visited the city today with an invitation to come to the South African capital city, a place they say would feel like home.

Nabintu Petsana, Joburg Tourism Head in New Orleans (WGNO-TV)

Nabintu Petsana, Joburg Tourism Head in New Orleans (WGNO-TV)

"We believe that there is a lot of commonality between ourselves and the residents of New Orleans," Nabintu Petsana, Johannesburg tourism head, told us. "We've got a lot of culture. There are many things that link us together, unlike any other city in South Africa. We are here on a couple of days to invite, to come and visit Johannesburg, to tell them a bit more about our beautiful city and tell them to visit as tourists."

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