Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

CCA IN THE NEWS
CCA’s 13th U.S.-Africa Business Summit Postponed
Corporate Council on Africa
Given the evolving nature of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) and the Government of Morocco have jointly decided to postpone the 13th U.S.-Africa Business Summit previously scheduled to take place from June 9-12, 2020 in Marrakech, Morocco…Read More>> FINALLY!!!

INFRASTRUCTURE
Minister Patricia de Lille: Public Works and Infrastructure response to Coronavirus COVID-19
South African Government
On the 15th of March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation with regards to the Covid-19 outbreak, this comes shortly after the declaration of the corona virus as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization…Read more>>

Afreximbank Announces $3-Billion Facility to Cushion Impact of COVID-19
Afreximbank
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a $3-billion facility, named Pandemic Trade Impact Mitigation Facility (PATIMFA), to help African countries deal with the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic…Read more>>

TOURISM
Kagame bans flights in and out of Rwanda
Standard Digital
Rwanda President Paul Kagame announced on Wednesday that there will be no flights taking off or landing in Rwanda. All arriving and departing commercial passenger flights, including the national carrier RwandAir…Read more>>

Cabo Verde braces for plummeting tourism revenue
Atlantic Council
When thinking of Africa, the tiny Portuguese-speaking archipelago nation of Cabo Verde probably isn’t the first country that comes to mind. But it is representative of a subset of small island nations…Read more>>

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