Corporate Council on Africa News Updates

CCA MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

Boeing signs 737 deal with Algeria’s state-owned Tassili Airlines St. Louis Business Journal
Boeing won the sale for the older model single-aisle jets after responding to a public tender call, Algerie Presse Service (APS) said a report late Sunday…. Read more>>

INFRASTRUCTURE

Infrastructure expansion tops City of Kigali priorities The New Times
Expansion of infrastructure remains among the City of Kigali’s top priorities following performance contracts signed during the City’s seven years of Good Governance evening party… Read more>>

Ethiopia opens Africa’s big Cargo Terminal Logistics Update Africa
With the inauguration of the largest cargo terminal at the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia, Africa is positioning itself in the global competitive market. Reji John reports… Read more>>

TOURISM

Air Seychelles Unveils State-of-the-Art Passenger Handling Technology at Hub Footprint to Africa
This new system will optimize the use of terminal facilities, speed up the flow of passengers and improve service levels for all international travelers flying from the airport….Read more>>

Hotel group sees potential in French-speaking West Africa How We Made It In Africa
Mangalis Hotel Group – owner of the Noom, Seen and Yaas Hotels brands – recently announced the opening of a new hotel in Côte d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan. … Read more>>

Africa welcoming more tourists than ever before Further Africa
Africa’s tourist spots were some of the fast-growing and popular destinations in the world last year. This is despite setbacks in recent years like the Arab Spring or high-profile disease outbreaks like Ebola. One of the reasons for that growth… Read more>>

Nigeria partners CNN, World Tourism body to boost creative industryToday
The Federal Government has reached a tripartite partnership with UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and American news network, CNN, to boost the… Read more>>

Ghana turns to surfing tourism ENCA
According to the World Bank, 897,000 international tourists visited Ghana in 2015. In comparison, just over 1.1 million went to Kenya and 8.9 million travelled to South Africa…. Read more>>

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