Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

TOURISM

Jumia Travel, Accor Hotels report offers insight on Africa’s tourism industry BizCommunity
Apart from serving as a major employer, tourism in Africa serves a unique role in cultural integration and intermediation and is essential for both international and intra-border trade. Jumia Travel in collaboration with Accor Hotels and Ethiopian Airlines compiled an in-depth report… Read more>>

$1.52m set aside to upgrade bridges in Johannesburg Construction Review Online
US $1.52m will be invested into maintaining and upgrading bridges in Johannesburg. This will be undertaken by the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA) and forms part of its maintenance plans for the city’s transport infrastructure… Read more>>

Uganda, Tanzania sign deal for construction of US$ 4bn crude export pipeline Construction Review Online
A US$ 4bn framework agreement has officially been signed by Uganda and Tanzania for the construction of a crude export pipeline… Read more>>

DR Congo is tackling a new Ebola outbreak with an experimental vaccine Quartz Africa
In its battle to stop the spread of the Ebola after a recent outbreak, a new WHO-backed vaccine is the Democratic Republic of Congo’s weapon of choice... Read more>>

Rwanda: RBD Projects Tourism to Fetch Rwf370 Billion in 2017 AllAfrica
Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has projected that the tourism sector will fetch about $444 million (about Rwf370 billion) in 2017, up from $404 million last year… Read more>>

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