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Aviation on the Continent: Strengthening Capacity on the Ground
AARCorp Africa, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines and Polsinelli PC will discuss infrastructure development and investment opportunities with specific focus on expanding maintenance capabilities in Africa. Read More>>


Africa Oil, partners to begin drilling new Kenya wells in Dec Reuters
Africa Oil and its partners in Kenya will drill up to eight exploration and appraisal wells starting from December to boost proven resources and improve financing prospects for field development and an export pipeline, an executive said…. Read more>>


The Win, Win, Win of Solar Energy for the Health Sector The Huffington Post
Solar energy saves lives and cuts costs. Lower power bills for health facilities means significant savings for re-investment into improved health services. UNDP estimates a 100 per cent return on investment within 2 to 3.5 years when health facilities with unreliable energy sources are installed with solar power. …. Read more>>


Fish-Rich Mauritania looks to its Nouadhibou Port for a Brighter Future Footprint to Africa
Nestled on a peninsula overlooking the world’s biggest graveyard of ships, the port of Nouadhibou may hold the key to a better future for Mauritania’s 3.9 million people, of whom 42 per cent live in poverty…. Read more>>

The rise of Mauritius: Africa’s fastest growing wealth market CNBC Africa
Mauritius is the fastest growing wealth market in Africa and one of the five fastest growing wealth markets worldwide. This was revealed in the New World Wealth report on the country. According to the report, the island also boasts some of the most exclusive real estate in Africa…. Read more>>


Opera reaches 100m users in Africa Biztech Africa
Opera – known for its compression technology and mobile browsers, including Opera Mini – compiles regular global mobile web reports, shedding light on opportunities and challenges within the digital environment.…Read more>>


HotelOga changes hospitality business in
Africa’s hospitality sector is booming. In Nigeria there are 3000 hotels in the first five biggest cities of the country – ranging from one to five stars. Almost a year ago a Nigeria-based young entrepreneur, Marek Zmyslowski, floated a technology to help hospitality outfits get more business from…. Read more>>

African Tourism Ministers adopt African Charter on Sustainable and Responsible Tourism Hospitalitynet
African Ministers of Tourism and heads of delegation along with UNWTO officials assembled in Marrakech in the framework of the 22nd Session of the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP22) to adopt the first African Charter on Sustainable and Responsible Tourism and sign the Declaration on ‘Tourism and Climate Issues in Africa’. …. Read more>>

Ms. Cheryle Jackson, President, AAR Corp Africa will be speaking at the U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference
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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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