Corporate Council on Africa News Updates


CCA Statement on Racial Injustice: A Moment of Truth and Opportunity
Corporate Council on Africa
The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) cannot be silent on the racial injustice surrounding the death of George Floyd and so many others before him. We condemn such violence and the racism and inequality in America that has affected African Americans throughout this nation’s history…Read more>>


Egyptian e-health startup Chefaa raises 7-figure pre-Series A round

Disrupt Africa
Users can locate medicine using a real-time search engine, make orders, and schedule deliveries with a GPS functionality. It also runs a medicine-dedicated CSR platform to match donations with low-income patients…Read more>>

Across Africa, the pandemic reveals both inequality and innovation
Despite widespread criticism of the economic response in the region, and the dangers of Covid-19 alongside worsening food insecurity across many African countries, highlighted by the United Nations, substantial relief measures are being taken…Read more>>


Reopen tourism to ‘save what’s left of the industry’

The Citizen
Tourism in South Africa is “getting to the precipice” and if the sector isn’t opened up soon, it may never be possible to reverse the destruction done by the lockdown, says a leading hospitality industry boss…Read more>>

African tourism has been put on ice by coronavirus – here’s how some countries are reviving it
The Conversation
In the Gambia, teams of young tourism guides in their first holiday season are doing something very different from what they learned in training. They have been redeployed to act as coronavirus guides for their local communities…Read more>>