Entries by Wincate Mithini

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Commencement of Africa Education Trust Fund Organizing Committee

The Association of African Universities (AAU), the Pan-African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI) and the African Private Sector (APSS) have inaugurated a committee to establish an African Education Trust Fund (AETF). The Committee comprises eminent African scholars, business executives, some representatives of African institutions, an Indian former Vice-Chancellor of an East African university, and […]

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REWATCH- EU AFRICAN SME Summit held in Rome | Dakar | Online

Would you like to catch up on a session of the European-African SME Summit 2021? Do you want to relive a specific moment? Check our recordings of the event – you can use the timestamps on YouTube to find the sessions of your interest Day 1 – https://lnkd.in/dK7zRKvd Day 2 – https://lnkd.in/di7Eeeiw Confapi BVMW – Bundesverband mittelständische […]

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Call for application to the OYA Business club activity (Deadline: 31st October 2021)

Call for application to the OYA Business club activity (Deadline: 31st October 2021) It offers young agripreneurs from across Africa the opportunity to grow their business and network through new opportunities and partnerships. Young entrepreneurs from all agricultural value chains and agri-food systems in Africa are welcomed to apply to become a member: https://lnkd.in/dnhNKQWP

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Handbook on special economic zones in Africa: Towards economic diversification across the continent

Last week, at UNCTAD‘s #WIF2021, was the official launch of the “Handbook on special economic zones in Africa: Towards economic diversification across the continent”. The Handbook was developed by UNCTAD with the support of GIZ in cooperation with the African Union. In addition to providing best practices and policy recommendations across a wide array of topics relevant to zones, the […]

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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 […]