Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

CCA IN THE NEWS

Kagame invites US investors to Africa’s economic recovery process
The New Times
President Paul Kagame encouraged American investors to participate in economic opportunities as Africa emerges out of the Covid-19 recovery process for mutual benefit. The President made the call while opening the four-day Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) Leaders Forum…Read more>>

Corporate Council on Africa Launches Inaugural Leaders Forum – Day Two Spotlights the Economic and Health Innovations in Response to COVID-19 in Africa

The Guardian
Session two, titled Resiliency in Action: Economic and Health Innovations in Response to COVID-19 in Africa featured opening remarks by H.E. Filipe Nyusi, President, Republic of Mozambique and business and government leaders from across the U.S. and Africa…Register Here>>

HEALTH

Africa launches medical supplies platform to fight COVID-19

SA News
As Africa braces itself for the peak in COVID-19 cases, the continent is launching the Africa Medical Supplies Platform, an innovative marketplace to enable all African governments to access critical supplies…Read more>>

Coronavirus infections pick up speed across Africa
Telegraph
After months of slow burn, recorded coronavirus cases are beginning to rise sharply in Africa. On Sunday night, Africa passed the 300,000 case mark with an overall death toll of around 8,000, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University…Read more>>

TOURISM

Ghana Tourism Officials Urges African Americans To ‘Come Home’ In Response To Police Violence

BET
Demonstrations around the world in response to the police killing of George Floyd have sparked calls for change and the West African nation of Ghana has been no exception…Read more>>

Tourism calls for clarity on easing of lockdown regulations, some say it’s not enough
IOL
JOHANNESBURG – President Cyril Rhamaphosa’s further easing of lockdown regulations has been welcomed by the tourism industry albeit with requests for more clarification around a number of issues…Read more>>

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