Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

INFRASTRUCTURE

African Development Bank to Play Bigger Role in African Economies by Investing in Infrastructure Private Equity
Africa News
The Fund will focus on acquiring positions of significant influence in roads, airports, rail links, bridges, ports, logistics, power generation, utility distribution, as well as telecommunication assets…Read more>>

Morocco Unveils Africa’s First Ever High Speed Train Line

The Tribune
Known as the LGV, it will connect the economic hubs of Tangier and Casablanca in 2 hours 10 minutes at a speed of up to 320 kph (199 mph) instead of almost 5 hours on a regular train…Read more>>

TOURISM

Botswana Offers Tourist Visa-on-arrival to Boost Business

Africa News
Botswana has become the latest African nation to relax visa requirements in a bid to improve tourism and the ease of doing business in the country. The Southern African nation will offer…Read more>>

Nigerian Millennials Fuel Domestic Tourism
VOA News
Small, social media savvy companies like Social Prefect Tours (SPT) and TVP Adventures are hoping young professionals like Akeju will form a burgeoning market of tourists wanting…Read more>>

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