Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

U.S.- AFRICA RELATIONS

US congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto Daily Nation
Following the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto, the US government has congratulated them, pledged to work with Kenya and called for an immediate national dialogue to heal divisions between communities….Read more>>

TOURISM

Can Public Relations & Branding Position Africa as the Next Travel Destination? HuffPost
In July 2017, the UNWTO released tourism figures for the first part of the year highlighting the strong growth in the global tourism sector. The available data for Africa, pointed to an 8% increase in international arrivals, more than North America, which had an increase of 3% and the Caribbean with an increase of just 2%. Over the last several years global chatter about Africa being the next global travel destination has come and gone, but these newly published results bring the idea back to the forefront…. Read more>>

Kenya Announces Visa On Arrival for All Africans AllAfrica
Kenya has announced that nationals of all African countries will now receive visa upon arrival in Kenya. The pronouncement was made by President Uhuru Kenyatta in his inauguration speech for his second term. "To underscore Kenya’s commitment, this shall not be done on the basis of reciprocity," Pres Kenyatta noted…. Read more>>

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