I’m writing this at the conclusion of a great event in New York city to celebrate the inauguration of Kenya Airways' first direct flight from Nairobi to New York City. CCA was delighted to host an event October 30 to commemorate the startup of this service between two iconic cities that are critical commercial gateways – and use it as a backdrop to bring together American and Kenyan companies for ...
On October 30, 2018, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), in partnership with the Government of Kenya, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) and the American Chamber of Commerce Kenya hosted a Doing Business in Kenya Forum in New York City in honor of Kenya Airways’ maiden non-stop flight to the United States.
On October 18th, 2018, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) in partnership with Cohen & Gresser LLP hosted a roundtable discussion with Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Managing Director for Africa in Washington DC.
On October 16, 2018, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), in partnership with Covington & Burling and CEO Africa Roundtable, hosted the U.S.-Zimbabwe Investment Roundtable, which provided a platform for U.S. public and private sector members to gain insight into business in Zimbabwe.
On Wednesday, October 3rd, the U.S. Senate passed the Better Utilization of Investment Leading to Development, or BUILD, Act, which now awaits the President’s signature to go into effect. The Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) looks forward to working closely with the new agency to help explain and promote its new mandate and goals to our members and the broader business community.
On September 26, 2018, Corporate Council on Africa (in partnership with BCIU and the Chamber’s U.S.-Africa Business Center) hosted South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and a group of prominent American companies at an event to promote investment in South Africa on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly meetings in New York.
On October 2, 2018, CCA President and CEO, Florizelle Liser, was appointed to serve on the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Advisory Council. Florie will serve for two years in a representative capacity, providing insights and best practices and sharing advice based on her experience with U.S.-Africa trade and nvestment.
Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted a number of special events on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. CCA convened Heads of State, high level government officials and business leaders to discuss the challenges and solutions to greater U.S.-Africa trade, investment, and economic engagement.