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SA visa regime noted as hindrance to investment

Independent online (SA) 21 Jul 2024
The issue of visas also corresponds with South Africa’s commitment to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, which envisages free movement of people, goods and services on the continent to boost intra-African trade.
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Promoting Local Currencies in Cross-Border Transactions

The Arabian Post 21 Jul 2024
Countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America are actively pursuing policies to boost the use of local currencies ... In Africa, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is another key player in promoting local currency usage.
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Madbouly pledges Egypt’s support for African integration at AU meeting

Daily News Egypt 21 Jul 2024
He also stressed the need to expedite the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its integration with the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA).
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Egypt ready to help deepen economic integration among African countries: PM

Egypt Today 21 Jul 2024
These priorities include accelerating the activation of the Continental Free Trade Agreement, enhancing member states benefit from it, and linking it with the infrastructure development program in ...
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AfCFTA: FG Unveils Roadmap for Africa’s Digital Trade Revolution

This Day 20 Jul 2024
The federal government has unveiled a comprehensive plan to lead Africa’s digital trade revolution within the framework of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) ... Trade in Africa.
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Bahrain-Malaysia Trade Flourishes with 5% Growth

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 20 Jul 2024
It is one of the most open economies in the Middle East and North Africa, offering traders and investors access to regional and international markets, bolstered by free trade agreements, excellent infrastructure, and strong financial institutions.
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Form partnerships to fully implement AfCFTA - WASCI Head urges CSOs, media

Business Ghana 18 Jul 2024
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and the media in Africa have been urged to form stronger partnerships to ensure that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) objectives are fully achieved ...
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The dtic’s budget vote rubs MPs up the wrong way

Independent online (SA) 17 Jul 2024
He said the dtic urged that South Africa find a common wavelength with trade partners in the Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the ...
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Envisioning a Ghana beyond gold

B & FT Online 15 Jul 2024
It will be the most revolutionary support for artisanal mining in Africa’s history.” ... We plan to leverage the African Free Trade to make us a proper hub for batteries, solar panels, and cars,” Koranteng says.
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MIlF implementing strategy to nurture skilled workforce within mining industry

Business Ghana 15 Jul 2024
It will be the most revolutionary support for artisanal mining in Africa’s history.” ... We plan to leverage the African Free Trade to make us a proper hub for batteries, solar panels, and cars,” Koranteng says.
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Afreximbank looks to expand its financing to Egyptian market by $3.2B

Egypt Today 14 Jul 2024
PAPSS, launched in 2022, is a cross-border, financial market infrastructure enabling payment transactions across Africa in local currencies as part of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
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Repositioning Nigeria’s Economy: The Alaro City Example

This Day 13 Jul 2024
Free trade zones would play a critical role in driving the production level required to enable Nigeria to make an impact not just in Africa, but on the world stage ... Free Trade Zone in the country.
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AU lawmakers push for free movement of people

China Daily 12 Jul 2024
Parliamentarians of the African Union are actively promoting the ratification of a protocol on the free movement of people across the continent, aiming to spur tourism and trade ... trade and tourism.".
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Standard Bank eyes East Africa for growth

Business Day 12 Jul 2024
The bank says one of the biggest drawcards for it in East Africa is its integration, which makes trade easier ... “Choosing East Africa as a region does not mean other regions are not important. We are prioritising East Africa for several reasons.
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