Corporate Council on Africa News Updates


President Kenyatta to launch Sh150bn Nairobi-Naivasha standard-gauge railway line
Capital Business
The commissioning of Phase 2A was delayed in May after locals who had surrendered their parcels of land for the construction of the line staged protests demanding compensation. Rail services were expected to have commenced by June 1…Read more>>


Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report: Mauritius tops ranking in Africa, Morocco fifth

The World Economic Forum has recently published the 2019 edition of the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report.
Out of 140 countries, 37 African countries were featured in the report on the basis of 14 indicators divided into 4 categories…Read more>>

Uganda targets birding to boost tourism revenue
The country has 10 per cent of the global bird population and some 1,080 bird species, both native and migratory, but still lags behind Kenya, Tunisia and South Africa in the number of birding tourists and local bird watchers…Read more>>