Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

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President’s Message – March/April 2020

Corporate Council on Africa
What a difference two months has made. In my last President’s message at the end of February, I flagged the reasons to cheer Africa’s economic outlook and the positive momentum in the U.S.-Africa relationship. I hoped to welcome…Read More>>

INFRASTRUCTURE
Bridging the African Infrastructure Gap: PPPs in the Post Covid-19 Era
LinkedIn
Now is the time for governments to be pragmatic about their situation, be honest to themselves and stakeholders, and find ways to work closely with the private sector in an new ecosystem of focused decision makers that…Read more>>

African e-commerce is getting a much needed boost from coronavirus lockdowns
QuartzAfrica
Running e-commerce businesses in Africa’s overwhelmed cities can be a thankless task due to the basic infrastructure gaps and a reluctant customer base. Take Nigeria—Africa’s largest internet market, where e-commerce…Read more>>

TOURISM

SA travel bloggers launch platform in aid of local tourism

BizCommunity
South African travel writers, Di Brown aka The Roaming Giraffe and Ryan Enslin famed for My Lime Boots, have launched an innovative online platform called Virtual Bucket List.Guru, which seeks to contribute…Read more>>

Seychelles bans cruise ships through 2021 to prevent Covid-19 spread
CNN Travel
CNN) — The Seychelles is taking the bold step of banning all cruise ship tourism through the end of 2021 as a measure to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. The East Africa island nation’s largest newspaper…Read more>

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