Entries by Wincate Mithini

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CLOSING SOON – IATF Hosted Buyer Program

*CLOSING SEPT 30TH* Any interested companies in the sectors listed should kindly register their interest in being considered to be a Hosted Buyer by APPLYING HERE – https://bit.ly/RegisterIATFHostedBuyer Download Hosted Buyer Fact Sheet -IATF2021 Factsheet_Hosted Buyer-compressed Invitations to IATF are in high demand and there are a limited number of places. The African Export-Import Bank […]

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AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM- Aug 31 , 12:00pm EAT

HAVE YOU REGISTERED FOR AUGUST 31 VIRTUAL AFRICAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM? 2hr Platform discussion lead by Entrepreneurs. Connect with your peers at the 3rd African Entrepreneurship Forum on 31 August, co-hosted by the Shared Value Africa Initiative (SVAI) and the Pan-African Chamber of Commerce (PACCI), to explore opportunities for entrepreneurs within the Africa Continental Free Trade […]

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AfCFTA: What ECOWAS Has for Nigerian Manufacturers

(thidaylive) As Africa gears toward the full implementation of the AfCFTA agreement, Dike Onwuamaeze examines ECOWAS has to offer Nigerian businesses What has the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) got to offer the Nigerian businesses, especially its manufacturing arm, as Africa gears toward the full implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area […]

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Experts seek AfCFTA dispute resolution mechanism for non-state parties

(the Guardian) Ahead of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) implementation in Nigeria, the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators and other stakeholders are seeking dispute resolution mechanisms that will address concerns of non-state entities. According to the stakeholders, the Dispute Settlement Mechanism (DSM) of the AfCFTA leans more towards a state-to-state dispute settlement system, […]

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Small Business Owners Yet To Know Benefits Of AfCFTA

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday lamented that small business owners in the country are yet to know the benefits they derive from the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Osinbajo, who spoke in Abuja while declaring open a two-day programme on Organised Private Sector in Nigeria Roundtable Dialogue on Potential Impact of AfCFTA […]

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Paving ways for women in trade through AfCFTA

Paving ways for women in trade through AfCFTA To provide a platform for women to voice their needs and interests regarding trade in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Namibia last week held a national consultation for the AfCFTA protocol on women in trade. In a virtual event, the economic advisor […]

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After 15 years, Shoprite exits Nigeria retail market

By Kizzi Asala  and Africanews 16 years after it opened its first outlet in Nigeria, Shoprite — Africa’s largest food retailer, has sold its Nigerian operations to a company owned by a group of local investors led by property firm Persianas Investment, Ketron. The buyer intends to shift the giant from an ownership model to […]