Entries by Hanin Abdulrazzaq

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Durban Announced as the New Host of Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2021) : Dates rescheduled to 15-21 November 2021

The decision to move the Trade Fair to Durban was made by the Advisory Council of IATF2021 at its 10th meeting held virtually on 25 May 2021. This decision was arrived at after formal consultations with the Government of Rwanda, who indicated that logistical constraints related to the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the progress […]


Botswana president calls for domestication of AfCFTA at national level

Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Saturday urged African countries’ parliaments to ensure that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is domesticated for it to be effective. Masisi made this call in a speech he deliberated on the occasion of the official opening of the virtual 49th Southern Africa Development Community – Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) […]


AfDB to spend $2bn on AfCFTA infrastructure projects

Mr Adesina explained that the AfDB was driving its industrialisation strategy to support value chains across Africa. The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to spend an additional two billion dollars on infrastructure targeted at promoting the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The President of the AfDB, Akinwumi Adesina, said this in a virtual media […]


ECA partners ODI and ACET to research into how AfCFTA will promote post COVID-19 economic recovery

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is to assist member states to develop their national African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) implementation strategy with an environmental bias in anticipation of challenges of COVID-19 and climate change. The assistance will be underpinned by an assessment of the environmental impacts that could result from increased economic and […]

Partnership with AAU

PACCI has partnered with Association of African Universities. The partnership aims to provide job creation opportunities for Africa’s youth together creating “The Africa We Want” in the era of AfCFTA.