Corporate Council on #Africa News Updates

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Boeing in talks to set up office in Ghana
Ghana Web
American aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, is exploring the possibility of setting up a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility in Ghana to serve the West Africa sub-region. Grounding of the plane maker’s 737 Max by airlines over ..Read more>>

HEALTH

African Union launches sh370b public health system for Africa

New Vision
This new initiative will build a continent-wide disease surveillance and laboratory network. The African Union Commission through Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) together with a group of public and private organisations…Read more>>

AstraZeneca resumes COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa, health dept says
Reuters
Astrazeneca has resumed COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa, more than a week after tests were placed on hold due to serious side effects in a participants in Britain, an official at the country’s Department of Health told Reuters on Tuesday. …Read more>>

TOURISM

SA tourism sector shows promising signs of growth

Biz News
The South African tourism sector was hit hard by the impact of Covid-19 and the imposed national lockdown. With the reopening of borders, the tourism sector is now adjusting to the new normal. It certainly will not be business as usual as the…Read more>>

Ethiopia: Investing in the Uniqueness of Tourist Attraction Sites to Harness Tourism Prospects
All Africa
Since the past one year, the tourism sector has seen massive undertakings. New tourist destinations are popping up and the existing ones that are already blessed with diverse attractions are getting renovated and expanded by means of various…Read more>>

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