Corporate Council on Africa News Update

CCA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Ethiopian Airlines delivers Africa’s first Covid vaccines
The Citizen
The Ethiopian Airlines on Saturday announced that it has delivered the first Covid-19 vaccine shipment to Africa.
In a statement sent to the Nation, the award winning and largest airline in Africa said the vaccine delivery flight was made Saturday…Read more>>

HEALTH

In switch, South Africa to give health workers J&J vaccine

ABC
JOHANNESBURG — South Africa will start vaccinating front-line health workers next week with a shot that is still in testing — an unorthodox strategy announced Wednesday after officials abandoned plans to use another vaccine that a small study…Read more>>

AMSP opens COVID-19 vaccines pre-orders for 55 African Union Member States
African Union
Through the tragic deaths of hundreds of thousands of people and the upending of our normal ways of life, the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a global failure to invest in pandemic preparedness. Going forward, global and national leaders must consider strategies…Read more>>

TOURISM

Positioning Mozambique as the Premier Tourism Destination

Africa Oil and Power
The African continent is renowned for its rich diversity of cultures, languages, wildlife and landscapes, in which Mozambique enjoys the privilege of encapsulating these elements in one country. The southeastern nation is both a coastal paradise…Read more>>

South Africa’s black business lobby hails Tourism Equity Fund as a ‘good start’
The Africa Report
The BBC is the largest black business umbrella body in South Africa, representing professionals across sectors, business associations and chambers. The Tourism Business Council of South Africa (TBCSA), an organization comprising established players…Read more>>

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