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South Africa Government and Private Sector Response to COVID-19
June 11, 2020
*CCA Members Only*

Please join us for CCA Webinar on Navigating the Impact of COVID-19 featuring H.E. Nomaindiya Mfeketo, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to the U.S. Ambassador Mfeketo will discuss the situation on the ground and the South African government response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Corporate Council on Africa Leaders Forum
June 23 – 26, 2020
Now more than ever, U.S. and African government and business leaders need to collaborate to effectively address an unprecedented dual crisis. On the health front, we must fight the devastating COVID-19 pandemic and on the economic front, we must plan strategically to promote economic recovery and help ensure a bright future for the U.S.-Africa economic relationship…Register Here>>

HEALTH

As COVID Reaches Africa, A New Savior Emerges – Africans
Foreign Policy
Throughout the continent, Africans had a growing sense that they were on their own. If there were going to be a savior, it would be Africans themselves…Read more>>

ICT

Ethiopia Maps Out Digital Payment Strategy

Addis Fortune
The board of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) is set to approve the National Payment Strategy, a three-year game plan that lays out infrastructure to enable users to make financial transactions…Read more>>

Kenyans Embrace Online Learning in Face of COVID School Shutdowns
VOA News
Online learning during the coronavirus pandemic is providing opportunities to hundreds of students in northeast Kenya, where school was cancelled even before COVID-19, as teachers fled terrorist attacks…Read more>>

TOURISM

African destinations meet to plan growth and sustainable future for tourism

Travel Daily News
As well as addressing the immediate challenge posed by COVID-19, discussions also focused on the key areas of UNWTO’s Agenda for Africa, a roadmap designed to guide the sector in sustainable growth up to 2030…Read more>>

South Africa’s travel industry aims for September restart
The Telegraph
South Africa’s tourism industry has hit back at recent predictions that international tourism will not restart before 2021, claiming that the country’s actual date of reopening is likely to be much sooner…Read more>>

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