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6th Global Business Forum Africa descends on Dubai this October

Algeria Times 27 Jul 2021
Key topics at GBF Africa 2021 include the outlook for the African economies, expected impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area, the evolution of global trade, the adoption of advanced technologies and the role of innovation in strengthening capital markets, as well as promising investment opportunities emerging in a post-Covid-19 world.
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Leverage AfCFTA to enhance economic integration - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Graphic 27 Jul 2021
The Former President of Liberia, Ms Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has said that the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) provides a ready vehicle for countries in the region to start the process to move towards more self-reliance to regional cooperation and integration.
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Nigeria tops list of countries with airlines’ locked up funds

Ghana Web 27 Jul 2021
Based on the amount of blocked funds, Nigeria is ranked the number one country in Africa where airlines ... The Africa Continental Free Trade Area has taken off with much excitement.
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Human rights threatened by military interventions in Mozambique

Anadolu Agency 27 Jul 2021
He said he was convinced that such developments are bad for business, not only for Mozambique but for Africa as a whole, especially now that the continent is trying to implement the African Continental Free Trade Area involving 54 African Union members.
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Osinbajo: Judiciary Needs to Embrace Technology, Innovation

This Day 27 Jul 2021
Speaking on how the country’s justice delivery system can support critical investments in today’s very dynamic economy, the VP noted that “questions also need be asked about the readiness of our profession to engage in new markets as presented by the African Continental Free Trade Area(AfCTA).
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AfCFTA, the long road to Africa's promised land of trade and prosperity |26 July 2021

Nation 26 Jul 2021
From the 1980 Lagos Plan of Action of the then Organisation of African Unity, the forerunner to the African Union, to the 1991 Abuja Treaty, which created the platform for free trade areas, Africa's path to economic freedom and prosperity is marked by steady and measured steps of progress.
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Afreximbank, Portugal’s National Association of Young Entrepreneurs announce a 3-year partnership to promote Africa’s fashion ...

Capital Ethiopia 26 Jul 2021
The cultural and creative industries in Africa have ... Through CANEX the Bank is providing tangible support for the development of an ecosystem to monetise the creative sector and increase its contribution to Africa’s economy under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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Netherlands Ambassador pays farewell visit to foreign minister

B & FT Online 26 Jul 2021
She observed that the Netherlands was the lead market destination for Ghana’s non-traditional exports in 2016, and underscored the need to bolster trade relations between the two countries by leveraging on Ghana hosting the Secretariat of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area ....
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Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands bids farewell to Foreign Minister

Business Ghana 26 Jul 2021
Madam Ayorkor Botchwey observed that the Netherlands was the lead market destination for Ghana’s non-traditional exports in 2016 and underscored the need to bolster the trade relations between the two countries by leveraging on Ghana’s hosting of the Secretariat of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area.
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VRA immortalises former chief executives

Ghana Web 26 Jul 2021
... development and the country's drive as an industrial hub of Africa. He said the role of Ghana as the host of the African Free Trade Agreement was an important step in the industrialisation agenda and the VRA must not fail to play its expected role to improve the energy sector.
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The Detail: Africa's 'undercooked' potential for New Zealand trade

Stuff 25 Jul 2021
With 1.2 billion people, and a new free trade area covering 54 of Africa's 55 nations, economists think NZ should be looking to export more to Africa ....
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Netherland ambassador bids farewell to Foreign Minister

Ghana Web 25 Jul 2021
Madam Ayorkor Botchwey observed that the Netherlands was the lead market destination for Ghana’s non-traditional exports in 2016 and underscored the need to bolster the trade relations between the two countries by leveraging on Ghana’s hosting of the Secretariat of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area.
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Why AfCFTA will not succeed - GUTA explains

Ghana Web 24 Jul 2021
"Continental Free Trade Area will not succeed… it can never succeed until we have made conscious efforts to industrialize Africa to make sure that we patronize the goods and services that are being patronized in the continent ... "It’s about time that the Continental Free Trade Area let the citizens of Africa know the dos and don’ts.
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Looking towards Africa for trade

RNZ 23 Jul 2021
"Africa is a continent that has a huge amount of opportunity and potential that we have undercooked so far," says Esther Guy-Meakin, who handles trade and strategy for the Meat Industry Association ... The African Continental Free Trade Area between 54 of Africa's 55 nations came into force in January this year.
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Why AfFCTA will not succeed - GUTA explains

Ghana Web 23 Jul 2021
"Continental Free Trade Area will not succeed… it can never succeed until we have made conscious efforts to industrialize Africa to make sure that we patronize the goods and services that are being patronized in the continent ... "It’s about time that the Continental Free Trade Area let the citizens of Africa know the dos and don’ts.
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