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Corporate Council on Africa News updates

As reported the day before yesterday already in breaking news, has CCA now
also issued a formal statement about the deferral of the 41st ATA Annual Congress.

Today’s breaking news on African business, trade and investment. A complementary service provided by CCA.


ATA’s 41st Annual World Tourism Conference
We have decided to postpone the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference to the first half of the year in 2017. While we are pleased with the very high caliber of the conference and the participation, circumstances have come about that present a far greater opportunity… Read more>>

Business Opportunities in Africa’s Transportation Corridors
Transportation is the key factor in moving products across the continent to export-ports, and can rapidly increase GDP by facilitating the increase in trade. USTDA, Société Générale, Cardno and Acrow Bridge will be at the U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference in New Orleans to discuss investment and business opportunities… Read more>>


Is Africa on Donald Trump’s radar? BBC News
Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election means an uncertain future for Africa… Read more>>


Rwanda energy sector remains attractive – says expert ESI Africa
The Rwanda Energy Group is targeting to increase power output to at least 563MW by 2018 from the current capacity of 190MW and connect about 70% of households by 2020… Read more>>

Alternative electricity need ranks high in Nigeria ESI Africa
Having had a historic dependency on oil, the lack thereof is now resulting in Nigeria to seek alternative power solutions… Read more>>


Tanzania calls for bidders to construct standard gauge railway Construction Review Online
Tanzania has started inviting bidders for the construction of the remaining stretch of $7.6 billion standard gauge railway line from Morogoro to Mwanza that will be constructed in… Read more>>


Wellness in the wilderness: African tourism lends itself to wellness travel Biz Community
The WTM Global Trends Report 2016 released recently in association with Euromonitor International, reveals that Africa’s tourism industry is ideally placed to benefit from current interests in wellness travel… Read more>>

Uganda: UTB Moves to Boost Tourism All Africa
The campaign dubbed: ‘African Birding Expo’ is one of its kind on the African continent, targeting more than 100,000 foreign birders in the country.…Read more>>

Aliyu Hameed, Managing Director/CEO of NIRSAL (Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending), will be speaking at CCA this Monday
What’s Happening at CCA
Mitigating Risk in Nigeria’s Agricultural Value Chain
Monday, November 14, 2016
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
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U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference
Sunday, December 4, 2016 – Tuesday, December 6, 2016
New Orleans, LA.
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Trade Mission to Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire
Saturday, December 3, 2016 – Friday, December 9, 2016
Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.
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