Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

CCA IN THE NEWS

U.S.-Sudan Business and Investment Forum

The Corporate Council on Africa
On Tuesday, March 31, 2021, CCA hosted the U.S.-Sudan Business and Investment Forum…Read more>>

CCA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Johnson & Johnson to give Africa 400M vaccines
The National Herald
Johnson & Johnson says it’s agreed to provide up to 400 million doses of its one-dose COVID-19 vaccine to African countries, starting this summer…Read more>>

U.S.-AFRICA RELATIONS


AGOA: Options for greater U.S.-Africa Partnership

Women in International Trade
Video of Women in International Trade panel on African Growth and Opportunity Act…Read more>>

The Africa we both want
The Habari Journal
The Habari Journal brings together some of the world’s leading experts on the economic partnership between the United States and Africa. Featuring Mukhisa Kituyi and Erastus Mwencha, Vera Songwe…Read more>>

HEALTH

First Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Juba, South Sudan
Voice of America
The first batch of COVID-19 vaccines arrived in South Sudan’s Juba International Airport on Thursday. The 132,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will be offered first to health care workers, including doctors and nurses, along with other vulnerable groups…Read more>>

Gambia invests in genome sequencing to reduce chances of COVID-19 mutations
U.S. News
The global fight to contain the novel coronavirus has received a boost in the past few months with mass production of vaccines in several countries. Access to those vaccines for poorer countries, however, is very limited…Read more>>

TOURISM

How the Seychelles is racing to become the world’s safest destination
CNN
Just over a year ago, the prospect of the Seychelles experiencing a dramatic drop in travelers seemed near inconceivable. Revered for its beautiful beaches and jungle landscapes, the Indian Ocean archipelago was riding high as one of the world’s most alluring destinations, and its popularity was only growing…Read more>>

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