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Mayor’s Private Sector Conference

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AFCFTA: Action Committee Begins Sensitization Programme for MDAs, Industry Associations.

The National Action Committee on African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) has embarked on sensitization programme of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, including industry associations to explain the implications of the AFCFTA…
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ECOWAS holds Regional Meeting on AfCFTA for ECOWAS Institutions and Specialized Agencies

The Economic Community of West African States held a virtual meeting on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for ECOWAS Institutions and Specialized Agencies on the 21st of July 2020.The AfCFTA seeks to create a single continental…
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AfCFTA Implementation Pushed to January

The executive secretary of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has proposed to African heads of state that trading under this framework starts in January 2020, according to an official. Trading under the AfCFTA agreement was…
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Afreximbank, ITC partner to boost intra-African trade.

Ahead of the operational launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, Afreximbank has partnered with the International Trade Centre (ITC) to train small-business owners and young entrepreneurs on the continent on…
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AfCFTA will push on even if virus second-wave hits, says Wamkele Mene, Secretary General (AfCFTA)

AfCFTA secretariat will develop necessary public-health protocols to implement the deal and revive economic growth in Africa An Africa free-trade agreement is unlikely to face any further delays even if a second wave of coronavirus infections…
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Kenya pushes US trade deal despite continental outcry.

Kenya is proceeding with Free Trade Agreement talks with the US despite opposition by a section of African countries and  the East African Community (EAC) bloc. On Wednesday evening, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Kenya’s…
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Cameroon plans to create an export promotion agency to capitalize on the soon to be launched AfCFTA

Cameroon currently plans to create an export promotion agency to capitalize on the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) being created. This was revealed during the audience granted by Trade Minister Luc Magloire Mbarga Atangana…
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AfCFTA Africa’s plan to ride out crippling coronavirus crisis, says Dr. Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary (UNECA)

Africa does not need a Marshall Plan to ride out the ongoing coronavirus crisis. It has a more powerful tool in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to use in accelerating regional and economic integration and prepare for uncertain…
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Partial Resumption of Internet

As of July 15th, Ethiopia has resumed it 's internet connection through WIFI only. Until full restoration The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry Secretariat Office, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is available only during working…