Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

U.S.-AFRICA RELATIONS

US envoy to SA: Amid change, an enduring partnership will remain
US Embassy and Consulates in South Africa
With the inauguration of Joe Biden as the US’s 46th president, there was a change of transition of authority that played out in government offices across America and US embassies around the world. John Groarke, the Charge d’Affaires ad interim at the US Embassy…Read more>>

INFRASTRUCTURE

From railways to ports, these infrastructure megaprojects are reshaping Africa

CNN
Across the African continent, innovative transport systems and smart cities are being developed to boost economies and increase trade opportunities. While Nigeria is one of Africa’s most oil-rich countries, its refineries are only operating at a small fraction of their …Read more>>

Infrastructure key to realisation of the African Continental Free Trade Area
Market Screener
The 6th PIDA Week opened virtually on Tuesday, 19 January 2021, with key speakers stressing the need for Africa to continue to invest in quality and sustainable infrastructure if the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is to deliver for the continent…Read more>>

TOURISM

East African bodies join hands to promote tourism
Anadolu Agency
Tourism bodies in the East African Community (EAC) announced on Wednesday to cooperate in the development of business and leisure travel in the bloc as part of efforts to revive the tourism sector that has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic….Read more>>

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