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U.S.-AFRICA RELATIONS

INTERVIEW: Why Nigerian fabrics are popular among American designers — Celebrity stylist, Law Roach

Premium Times
Law Roach, also known as the Image Architect, is one of America’s most celebrated celebrity stylists. He is responsible for the style transformation of legendary superstar Celine Dion and Hollywood starlet Zendaya. He started his career in the fashion industry, selling vintage clothes from the trunk of his car…” Read more>>

African Continental Free Trade Agreement Will Spur More US Investment in Africa’s Oil & Power Industries
Africa Oil&Power
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) will spur substantial additional U.S. investment in Africa’s oil and power industries. The AfCFTA envisions a continent-wide single market for goods and services with free movement of…Read more>>

INFRASTRUCTURE


Funding to infrastructure development in Africa hits $100 billion

EABW Digital
The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) has announced a 24% leap in infrastructure financing in Africa in 2018, surpassing $100 billion for the first time, but significant financing gaps remain…Read more>>

UN chief calls for ‘green and clean’ development in message for Africa Industrialization Day
UN News
António Guterres made the appeal in his message for Africa Industrialization Day, observed annually on 20 November…Read more>>

TOURISM


Stakeholders Urge Gov’t To Invest In Tourism

Foroyaa
Stakeholders in the tourism industry on Monday urged the Gambia Government to invest in tourism, a sector that is among the highest contributors to the country’s gross domestic product…Read more>>

Tanzania’s Big Five: Why Tanzania is an African Leader for Meetings, Conferences and Business Tourism
Africa News
Tanzania is emerging as an African leader in the rapidly growing meetings, conferences and events industry. Tanzania’s growth within the business tourism sector has been driven by growing international recognition of a tourism industry second to none in terms of diversity and quality of experiences…Read more>>

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