Corporate Council on Africa News updates

CCA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

AECOM tackles ‘demanding’ Botswana airport project African Review
AECOM – A programme to upgrade the international terminal building at Botswana’s Kasane International Airport has entered its final stage, says project manager AECOM… Read more>>

ENERGY

Kenya’s national electrification campaign is taking less than half the time it took America Quartz Africa
Kenya added 1.3 million households to its electricity grid last year, raising the percentage of connected Kenyans to 55%, from just 27% in 2013, when the country’s electrification campaign began in earnest…. Read more>>

INFRASTRUCTURE

N458bn Lagos-Ibadan new rail project to begin Feb Punch
The Federal Government will commence the construction of a standard gauge rail line from Lagos to Ibadan next month, the Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr. Fidet Okheria, has said….. Read more>>

TOURISM

Uber, Airbnb Are Most Valuable US Tech Startups Doing Business In Africa AFK Insider
Ride-hailing app Uber and home-rental app Airbnb were the two most valuable startups in the U.S. in 2016, Business Insider reported…. Read more>>

Uganda: Tourism Year for Uganda AllAfrica
Uganda’s Ministry of Tourism has stated that the year 2017 is a year for tourism sector development hence tasking its tourism promotion and conservation agencies to initiate new ideas which will drive the sector for the next four years…. Read more>>

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