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New Updated Agenda for the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference
View the updated agenda with speakers for the upcoming 41st Annual World Tourism Conference in Kigali, Rwanda on November 14-17. Read more>>

US-Africa Infrastructure Conference Hotel Almost Fully Booked
65% of our room block is reserved! Make your reservation today to take advantage of the special CCA rate at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. To book your reservation with a credit card, please click here:

INFRASTRUCTURE

Kenya and Tanzania agree to construct two link roads Construction Review Online
Kenya and Tanzania are now set to construct two link roads that will ensure that there is better movement of goods between the two countries…..Read more>>

ICT

Bye-Bye Brick And Mortar: Sub-Saharan African Markets With The Most Fintech Opportunities AFK Insider
Technologies like mobile payments and bitcoin steal the show. But it is simpler solutions to saving and withdrawing money that have great impact when focused on boosting financial inclusion. And, to be more frank, fintech in Africa is garnering more investment and fanfare because it is recognizing wide gaps in services and products and addressing them with very transferable and translatable solutions. …Read more>>

Sports fans in Africa will soon be able to access pretty much all American sports content Quartz Africa
Kwesé TV, a sports website owned by Econet Media, has partnered with American cable TV channel ESPN in a deal which will see Kwesé exclusively air hours of licensed content from ESPN including its iconic SportsCenter show across 19 countries in Africa. Kwesé and ESPN will also collaborate to launch an African edition of the popular ESPN mobile app and website.…Read more>>

TOURISM

Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya form joint tourism committee New Vision
Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda have formed a joint tourism marketing committee to among other things promote East African tourism sites at the World Travel Market Exhibition in London, starting next week (7-9 November)… Read more>>

AkanLux: Helping Travelers Discover Top Luxury Hotels in Africa Face 2 Face Africa
As more and more travelers choose Africa as their next vacation or business destination, they’re often in search of the coolest and most luxurious hotels for their accommodation. AkanLux is one of the few companies that has made it their mission to help travelers locate the top luxury hotels in Africa… Read more>>

Hon. Najib Balala, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Kenya is confirmed to speak at the 41st Annual World Tourism Conference
What’s Happening at CCA
Mitigating Risk in Nigeria’s Agricultural Value Chain
Monday, November 14, 2016
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
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41st Annual World Tourism Conference
Monday, November 14, 2016 – Thursday, November 17, 2016
Kigali, Rwanda
Register Here>>

U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference
Sunday, December 4, 2016 – Tuesday, December 6, 2016
New Orleans, LA.
Register Here>>

Trade Mission to Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire
Saturday, December 3, 2016 – Friday, December 9, 2016
Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.
More Information>>

PARTNER EVENTS:

23rd Africa Oil Week
Monday, October 31, 2016 – Friday, November 4, 2016
Cape Town, South Africa
More Information>>

Origin Africa 2016
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 – Saturday, November 5, 2016
Antananarivo, Madagascar
More Information>>

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