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Conference of Presidents visits Africa before 45th annual meeting in Jerusalem
February 19, 2019
“We selected Africa, as it is emerging with serious challenges and great opportunities for Israel,” said Arthur Stark, the group’s new chairman. The visit occurred in the aftermath of the December attack at a Nairobi hotel that killed 21 people.
As Africa grapples with demographics on a grand scale, Israel is ready with its expertise
February 6, 2019
Israel’s popularity in Africa has grown, even among Muslim-majority nations. And these countries want its expertise in technology, agriculture, security, trade, water management and more.
Netanyahu makes historic visit to Muslim-majority Chad to renew formal ties
January 20, 2019
“Chad is a very important country, and very important for Israel,” Netanyahu said during a joint appearance with Chadian President Idriss Déby at the presidential palace in N’Djamena.
For the past decade, Innovation: Africa has taught developing nations how to improve their lives
December 25, 2018
Using Israeli technology to show how to create self-sufficient infrastructure and bring access to clean water, education, refrigeration and food security to the continent.
Israel on its way to making real breakthroughs in relations with African nations
December 10, 2018
First, Chad, and then maybe Sudan and Mali, could form ties that would help the Jewish state in international forums, such as the United Nations.
Muslim Zanzibar gets its first-ever Jewish center
August 23, 2018
This past year, nearly 400,000 foreigners traveled to Zanzibar. Among them, of course, are Jews, including thousands of Israelis. Zanzibar is one of only two sub-Saharan African countries with direct flights from Israel.
Jewish aid group and Israel team up to alleviate African poverty through agtech
August 1, 2018
“Israel has incredible skills and technologies to share that will make the world a better place and significantly improve the lives of many,” said American businessman and philanthropist Seth Merrin.
Prominent African business leaders and entrepreneurs tour Israel to deepen ties
July 5, 2018
Organized by the American Jewish Committee’s Project Interchange, the tour features African business leaders and entrepreneurs from Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, who specialize in renewable energy and agriculture.