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Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is adapting to a “new normal.”  In September, for the first time in history, the UN General Assembly will not take place in New York. For the first time ever, a U.S. election will take place during a pandemic. A number of well-known companies in the U.S. and Africa are going out of business and many U.S. schools will open online or offer a hybrid ...

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted the third and final session of the webinar series on Blended Finance: Catalyst for Africa’s Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery.

On Thursday, July 23, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) in partnership with the U.S. Africa Business Center (USAfBC) and the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) hosted a webinar on the African Union’s Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP).

On Thursday, July 23, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa hosted a webinar focused on ICT in Africa Post COVID-19, entitled Digital Solutions and Economic Recovery.

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted the second session of its Africa Finance Forum webinar series entitled, Blended Finance: Catalyst for Africa’s Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery.

On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa hosted the first session in its Africa Finance Forum webinar series titled, Blended Finance: Catalyst for Africa’s Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery.

On Monday, July 13, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA)  in partnership with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance hosted the Private Sector Dialogue on the U.S.-Kenya Free Trade Negotiations in celebration of the first round of Kenya-U.S. FTA talks. CCA and KEPSA have an MOU, and both organizations are committed to providing a platform for policy discussions, promoting trade, investment, and ...

As we head toward mid-summer, I am both saddened and inspired.  Like all of you, I am deeply saddened by the health and economic devastation caused by COVID-19 globally.   In the United States, we are far from beating the virus while in Africa, it seems the fight is in its early stages.  In the past month alone, the number of COVID cases in Africa has doubled and the continent is heading into its ...

H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President, Republic of Ghana, and H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President, Republic of Kenya, gave opening remarks and participated in a fireside chat moderated by Senior Vice President, Albright Stonebridge Group, Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield

In her opening remarks, Deputy Administrator Glick noted the critical role the U.S. government has played to help tackle COVID-19 in Africa. She stated that “in Sub-Saharan Africa, the U.S. government contribution of assistance includes more than $361 million to meet the critical needs of communities, governments and of course the health workers on the front lines of the pandemic.