Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

HEALTH

Refusing to wear a mask in Ethiopia could cost you two years in jail
CNN
Ethiopia can jail people for up to two years if they deliberately violate restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19, the attorney general’s office said, amid concern that citizens are becoming lax after a state of…Read more>>

‘Health is a vital aspect of diplomacy’ – Matshidiso Moeti WHO Africa director
The Africa Report
The Africa director for the World Health Organisation is in demand as the continent ripostes against the global pandemic affecting the developed and developing world…Read more>>

TOURISM

Botswana to Allow Chartered Flights to Boost Tourism Sector

VOA
GABORONE, BOTSWANA – Botswana says it will allow chartered flights to the country’s prime tourist destinations starting November 1, in an attempt to boost a sector that has lost hundreds of millions of dollars since the start…Read more>>

Africa’s year of zero: a special report on the future of wildlife tourism
Financial Times
After the Nile, the Congo River is the second longest river on the African continent, and by far the deepest. It begins in the heart of the Congo Basin – which, at 500m acres, incorporates some of the…Read more>>

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