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Today’s breaking news on African business, trade and investment. A complementary service provided by CCA.

U.S.- AFRICA RELATIONS

Donald Trump and Sub-Saharan Africa: What will change with the new U.S. President-Elect? Newsweek
U.S. trade ties mostly involve importing African primary products, especially petroleum and minerals, and limited investment in “frontier” markets. There is a concessionary trade agreement between the United States and Africa, the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), but it was recently renewed and has little consequence for the U.S. economy….. Read more>>

INFRASTRUCTURE

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport runway to be rehabilitated Construction Review Online
The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport runway in Abuja Nigeria will get a new face after the Federal Government announced that it was releasing funds for its renovation…. Read more>>

Pointe Noire- Brazzaville highway opens Congo up for sub-regional trade Africa News
The previously abandoned road connecting the Republic of Congo’s capital, Brazzaville to its port city Pointe Noire has become a major route for the transportation of goods and people within Congo as well as within the central Africa region…. Read more>>

TOURISM

Morocco’s SMIT Seeks to Promote Smart Tourism in Africa Morocco World News
In an effort to promote tourism in Africa, Moroccan Tourism Engineering Company (SMIT) organized a conference to discuss “tourism investment in Africa, an inclusive and sustainable development lever for the competitiveness of the territories.”.. Read more>>

SA tourism industry looks to relaxed visa restrictions to boost arrivals Bizcommunity
South Africa’s tourism industry has welcomed the planned easing of visa restrictions, which should boost arrival numbers and offset slowing domestic holiday travel. According to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), the stringent visa regime was the underlying cause of the decline in inbound tourism last year with international arrivals falling by 6.8% over the course of 2015….. Read more>>

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

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