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CLOSING SOON - IATF Hosted Buyer Program

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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…

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…

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…

OPINION POST: How Africa will flourish if we invest in its young people

“When we find researches/opinions from other publishers that might interest you, we pass them along. Below you'll find the latest opinions on how Africa will flourish if we invest in its young people by Mutumbuka and Nyahunzvi. Their opinions…

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…

Exploring AfCFTA opportunities: UNDP engages Women Entrepreneurs

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has organised a one-day workshop for women in entrepreneurship to sensitise them on the opportunity and benefit of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTC) has presented and how to explore…
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Delay expected as deadline looms for AfCFTA rules of origin talks

  Talks aimed at finalising key aspects of the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) are facing delays, as member countries work to reach an overarching agreement on rules of origin and tariff reduction schedules. When…
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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…

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

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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…