Lighting the Africa Trade Torch (ATT) and The start of the Africa Trade Convoy (ATC)

It is my real pleasure to invite you to join us for The High Level Event of Lighting the Africa Trade Torch (ATT) and The start of the Africa Trade Convoy (ATC) In Operationalization of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Under…
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Afreximbank supports factoring as a viable alternative source of finance for SMEs

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) considers factoring as a viable alternative financing instrument for supporting Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) at a time when traditional commercial bank lending is tightening while trading…
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What opportunities does the AfCTA hold for women?

 According to the African Union chairperson, President Cyril Ramaphosa, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will help advance the empowerment of Africa’s women, by improving women’s access to trade opportunities which will…
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African youth urged to take lead in implementation of AfCFTA

African youth have been called upon to own and take lead role in the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and Agenda 2063. The call was made at the inaugural webinar dubbed Africa Expects Youth Series, an initiative…

Only 958 businesses nationwide aware of AfCFTA – GSS

Only 958 businesses across the country are said to be aware of the African  Continental  Free  Trade  Area (AfCFTA) which is expected to start on January 1, 2021,  findings from the second wave of  COVID-19 Business  Tracker  Survey…

Bring on AfCFTA, says Malawi

The Malawi government says it has put in place measures in readiness for the Africa Continent Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as it rolls out on January 1, 2021. Trade Minister Sosten Gwengwe told The Southern Times Business that the country was…

Ongoing: AfCFTA Business Forum 2020: 'AfCFTA’s role in post COVID-19 Recovery, Resilience & Structural Transformation'

On January 1st, 2021 Africa will start to really trade with Africa. It’s a historic moment for our continent as the world’s largest free trade area opens its doors to traders both large and small. The AfCFTA Business Forum is the…
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Finally, Nigeria to ratify the AfCFTA Agreement

Barely one month to the commencement of the dreamed liberalization of the African market, courtesy of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, Africa’s biggest economy cum biggest market, Nigeria, will be ratifying the Agreement…

Introduction session to the African Business Council Nov 19- 12pm EAT

On behalf of the Chairperson of the Interim Executive Bureau of the African Business Council (AfBC), Dr Amany Asfour, your participation is requested at a Side Event which is being held on the margins of the ongoing African Industrialization…

Ongoing! Africa Industrialization week Nov 16-20, 2020

Theme: “Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialisation in the AfCFTA Era” What:       The annual commemoration of Africa Industrialization Day commemorated through a weeklong event. The event will be held virtually through a series…