African Continental Free Trade Area agreement not quite the silver bullet SA hoped for, says ANC

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The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement could have negative impacts on South Africa’s trade, labour force and micro, small and medium enterprises, according to a draft document prepared for discussion at the ANC’s upcoming policy…

“AfCFTA and what it means for E- Commerce” by Siyanda. Opinion

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The current nature of international relations, which is marked by a surge in diverse (economic, political and socio-cultural) crises, demanding the mobilisation of joint capacities of states and non-state actors (enterprises and individuals),…

5TH PROSPERITY AFRICA SMALL BUSINESS EXPORTERS CONFERENCE

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The inaugural Prosperity Africa Small Business Exporters’ Conference was launched in 2012 to create a dialogue and knowledge sharing on pertinent issues experienced by SMMEs. This year’s edition is organized by the Pan African Chamber of…

Osinbajo, Lai Mohammed, Sirika, Others For 5th National Tourism Transport Summit And Expo

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The fifth edition of the National Tourism Transport Summit and Expo organised by the Institute for Tourism Professionals of Nigeria (ITPN), will host core and allied industry stakeholders from April 25 to 26, 2022 at the International Conference…

Concluding AfCFTA Phase II negotiations is our priority

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African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat says it has prioritised the conclusion of the AfCFTA Phase II negotiations, covering protocols on Women and Youth in Trade, Investment, Competition Policy, Digital Trade, and Intellectual…

“AfCFTA success dependent on govt investment” Opinion

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“When we find researches/opinions from other publishers that might interest you, we pass them along. Below you'll find the latest opinions on why “AfCFTA success dependent on govt investment” by Femi Adekoya. Their opinions may…

PACCI is collaborating with UNDP on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) Programm

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The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI) in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme Regional Service Center for Africa (UNDP-RSCA), and with the support of the Government of Canada, is carrying out a Regional…

UK government to support AfCFTA with £35 million

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United Kingdom’s International Trade Secretary, Anne-Marie Travelyan, has announced a new UK government programme to support the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Through the AfCFTA Support Programme, the…

Wamkele Mene: AfCFTA must set agenda on intellectual property and subsidies

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The removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers is as essential for the growth of African trade as creating better infrastructure and connectivity, says the AfCFTA's Secretary-General. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)…

Afreximbank launches 4 billion US dollar Ukraine Crisis Adjustment Trade Financing Programme for Africa

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The Board of Directors of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on 31 March 2022 approved the launch of the Ukraine Crisis Adjustment Trade Financing Programme for Africa (UKAFPA), a programme of credit facilities that the Bank has developed…