CCA Daily News

Corporate Council on Africa Daily News

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

Thursday, November 17, 2016

CCA IN THE NEWS

See Who is Attending the U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference
There are less than 3 weeks left till Corporate Council on Africa’s 2016 U.S-Africa Infrastructure Conference in New Orleans! Register now to join top business executives, investors and government officials from leading U.S and African organizations who are confirmed to attend… Read more>>

CCA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

NBA Africa to launch Junior League in Kenya in 2017 Daily Nation
NBA – Kenya’s grassroots basketball is set to receive a major boost next year from NBA Africa with the launch of the NBA Junior League. The league which will target teenage players… Read more>>

U.S.- AFRICA RELATIONS

ENERGY

EU pledge more funding for Lake Turkana Wind Power project ESI Africa
At the ongoing UN world climate change conference (COP22) in Marrakech, some renewable energy projects are gaining praise and additional capital investment… Read more>>

INFRASTRUCTURE

Kenya’s Two Rivers Mall now set to open in February 2017 Construction Review
Centum Investments has postponed the opening of the mega US$ 247m Two Rivers Mall currently under construction to February 14 2017… Read more>>

Opec bolsters road construction in Ethiopia Construction Review Online
Road construction in Ethiopia has received the much needed impetus to upgrade its 76.8km Hamusit-Este gravel road in South Gondar zone, Amhara region to asphalt… Read more>>

ICT

East Africa: Mobile Lending App Broadens Scope With Uber Partnership CIO East Africa
Mobile lending app, Branch inked its partnership with Uber to enable Uber drivers access exclusive loan package. The partnership’s objective is to help existing Uber…Read more>>

Facebook Outlines Plans to Grow Its African Ecosystem All Africa
Facebook had a strong presence at AfricaCom 2016 in Cape Town, in line with its commitment to fostering a strong relationship with its connectivity partners… Read more>>

TOURISM

Africa’s most visited cities CNBC Africa
Johhannesburg has been ranked the most popular destination city in Africa for the fourth year, according to the 2016 Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index…Read more>>

The emergence of Airbnb in Africa Africa News
Africa has many tourist destinations which are less exploited. With the internet becoming more accessible, these tourist destinations can show what they’ve… Read more>>

Johny Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Walvis Bay Corridor Group will be speaking at the U.S.-Africa Infrastructure Conference
What’s Happening at CCA
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>>

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