Corporate Council on Africa News Updates


Visa Launches Innovation Bootcamp in Africa TFS

Visa – Visa has partnered with Nest, the early-stage venture capital firm and global innovation accelerator to launch its inaugural Visa Bootcamp. The, intensive 4-day FinTech-focused programme…Read more>>


Ethiopia: Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway Officially Completed and Inaugurated All East Africa
The completion of the Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway, a new 752km track linking Ethiopia’s capital with the Port of Djibouti, was officially marked today at a ceremony at Nagad Railway Station in Djibouti…Read more>>


Namibia: Mining and Tourism Sectors to Drive Growth in 2017 New Era
One of Namibia’s leading stock brokerages, Simonis Storm Securities (SSS), expects domestic economic growth for 2016 to be 2.5 percent, down from the 5.3 percent in 2015… Read more>>

Mauritius tourist arrivals climb 11 pct in 2016: Stats office Reuters Africa
Visitor numbers to Mauritius rose 11 percent in 2016 compared with the previous year, driven by more arrivals from Europe, official data… Read more>>