Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

INFRASTRUCTURE

Uganda Gets U.S.$150 Million Loan to Construct 4-Lane Expressway The Independent
The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija (Pictured) has signed a $150 million loan from the African Development Bank towards the… Read more>>

Rwanda’s infrastructure milestones in 2016 and how they will impact the economy New Times
2016 has been rated, by several commentators, as one of the “most successful years” in Rwanda’s history, as far as socio-economic development of the country is concerned… Read more>>

ICT

Africa: Intel Buys Into Autonomous Vehicle Mapping Company CIO East Africa
Intel has announced it is purchasing a 15% stake in Netherlands-based HERE, a company that makes digital maps and location-based services for semi- and… Read more>>

TOURISM


Nigeria: Abuja airport to close for six weeks over ‘unsafe’ runway
Guardian
A Nigerian official has said the airport in the capital city of Abuja will close for six weeks beginning in March to repair its “dilapidated” and “unsafe” runway… Read more>>

South Africa – the perfect halal tourist destination Daily Vox
Muslim travellers make up a massive percentage in the global tourism sector – and people are starting to take notice. According to the… Read more>>

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