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Financing Africa’s sustainable growth: strategies and outlook

Mail Guardian South Africa 23 Apr 2024
Encouraging intra-Africa trade under the Africa Free Trade Agreement framework serves to strengthen economic ties within the continent, reducing dependency on external markets and fostering a more integrated African economy.
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White Paper on immigration fails Africa’s free trade aspirations

Mail Guardian South Africa 22 Apr 2024
Free trade and free movement ... Instead, relaxing visa regulations with trade partners means taking a page from the European Union playbook — free movement for African Union member states ... Free trade ...
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Driving efficiency and productivity in Africa’s agriculture sectors requires strategic partnerships, greater investments, and the ...

Capital Ethiopia 18 Apr 2024
... to many of the fastest-growing economies in the world, and the emerging shift to a continental free trade area promises to reinforce its potential, making it a natural destination for investments.
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Editorial: Industrial salt production plant to yield financial dividends

B & FT Online 18 Apr 2024
The project holds the potential to become the country’s leading export commodity to the African market under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) invests in Bloom Africa Holdings Limited to support ...

Capital Ethiopia 17 Apr 2024
... of Afreximbank set up to provide equity, quasi-equity, and debt capital to finance the multi-billion-dollar funding gap (particularly in equity) needed to transform the Trade sector in Africa.
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Algeria signs Hosting Agreement for Intra-African Trade Fair 2025

Capital Ethiopia 15 Apr 2024
Whilst trade was able to lift millions out of poverty in those regions, the same has not reflected in Africa’s experience ... and intra-regional trade, thereby boosting economic expansion in Africa.
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Unlocking Africa’s potential through agrifood systems transformation and capacity building

B & FT Online 15 Apr 2024
Africa ... Africa dominates the list of the world’s 20 fastest-growing economies, and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) holds the promise of and stimulating economic growth even further.
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Ensure paradigm shift in management of economy — Samia Nkrumah

Business Ghana 14 Apr 2024
... all and sundry. “All the previous plans and accords that we had for Africa's industrialisation must be on the table alongside the African Continental Free Trade Area," she added.
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The Bahamas to Host 2024 Afreximbank Annual Meetings and AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum

Capital Ethiopia 11 Apr 2024
... the policy issues required to promote growth, development and prosperity across Africa and the Caribbean, and to accelerate intra-African trade and investment flows, including with the diaspora.”.
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Smart cooperation

China Daily 11 Apr 2024
As Africa advances the building of the African Continental Free Trade Area and African countries face the growing need to industrialize and digitalize, BRICS and Africa should seize the opportunities ...
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Where China, Africa can go next

China Daily 10 Apr 2024
In January 2024, a shipload of containers left South Africa with goods bound for African ports. South Africa became the 31st country trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area since its launch in 2021.
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Linking a borderless Africa: Leveraging AfCFTA’s potential to drive business and economic growth

B & FT Online 09 Apr 2024
For Africa, ... The recently published Standard Chartered Future of Trade report emphasises the crucial role that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will play in enhancing intra-Africa trade.
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Africa must improve trade to resolve challenges — WTO

Business Ghana 09 Apr 2024
“It's done so by expanding consumer choice and by lowering prices for goods and services in Africa and around the globe,” he said. He lauded the African Continental Free Trade ...
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FAO DG tips Africa as key to ending world poverty, hunger

The Point 09 Apr 2024
Africa dominates the list of the world’s 20 fastest-growing economies, and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) holds the promise of boosting intra-African trade and stimulating economic growth even further.
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“We are supporting the manufacturing sector to boost exports, says Kenya’s President Ruto

Sierra Leone Telegraph 09 Apr 2024
Sierra Leone Telegraph. 9 April 2024. ... The President said Kenya must take advantage of the opportunities provided by the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, which has created a vast market for the country’s exports ... .

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