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Emerging Africa Group sees tech, media, communication attracting new investment in 2022

Business Day Online 27 Jan 2022
Adaku Ijara, managing director, Emerging Africa Asset Management Limited (EAAML), in her remarks, also said that the launch of the report came at the right time when the world is looking for investment opportunities in Africa via Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) even as she commended the research team for doing a good job.
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2022 budget: Nigeria to spend N3trn on subsidy

Business Day Online 27 Jan 2022
The FEC also approved the confirmation of ratification of the Customs Mutual Administrative Assistance Agreement between South Africa and Nigeria ... “The importance of this for us is a cooperation between Nigeria and South Africa, as it has become even more important now with the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement.
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MELISSA GOVENDER: Can development finance accelerate Africa’s drive towards a digital economy?

Business Day 26 Jan 2022
... a vibrant start-up ecosystem, and Africa’s commitment to creating the world’s largest single market under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)”, the Google IFC report noted ... Can the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and DFIs enhance digital integration?.
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Ghana's competition policy must be robust and forward-looking - Herbert Krapa

Ghana Web 26 Jan 2022
A deputy minister of trade and industry, Herbert Krapa, has said an introduction of a competition policy for trading on the continent will inure to the benefit of industries and enterprises especially at a time the African Continental Free Trade Area is operational ... With trading ...
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Emerging Africa Group sees Tech, Media, Communication attract new investments in 2022

Business Day Online 26 Jan 2022
Adaku Ijara, managing director, Emerging Africa Asset Management Limited (EAAML), in her remarks, also said that the launch of the report came at the right time when the world is looking for investment opportunities in Africa via Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) even as she commended the research team for doing a good job.
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YouStart programme will support graduates with soft loans—Finance Minister

Ghana News Agency 26 Jan 2022
Mr Ofori-Atta said this on Wednesday at the maiden Youth School of this year's New Year School and Conference in Accra. Speaking on the topic. "Building a Sustainable Entrepreneurial State ... "Our success in entrepreneurship will support us to leverage the Africa Continental Free Trade Area and optimise the opportunities associated with it." ... GNA. .
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MPS boosts handling capacity of Terminal 3

Ghana Web 25 Jan 2022
Mr Samara further indicated that the 15 additional gantry cranes (3 STS and 12 eRTG) with the capacity of servicing the world’s largest container vessels, would enable them to cater for the envisaged trade growth brought by the potentials of the emerging Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA)” said Mr. Samara, the CEO of MPS ... .
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Tema port operator secures loan for 15 Gantry Cranes at Terminal three

Ghana Web 25 Jan 2022
Mr Samara further indicated that the 15 additional gantry cranes (3 STS and 12 eRTG) with the capacity of servicing the world’s largest container vessels, would enable them to cater for the envisaged trade growth brought by the potentials of the emerging Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA)” said Mr. Samara, the CEO of MPS ... .
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Benchmark policy puts 100,000 jobs at risk in rice industry – Farmers warn

Ghana Web 25 Jan 2022
According to them, reversal of the policy was aimed at increasing competitiveness of the Ghana rice industry to help create jobs and position, Ghanaian farmers and millers, to participate in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as exporters of rice ... .
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Govt prioritises job creation to address growing unemployment

Business Ghana 25 Jan 2022
The comprehensive strategy, he said, was focused on increased resource mobilisation, prudent expenditure management, job creation through industrialisation, agriculture, and regional hub strategy on the back of Africa Continental Free Trade Area initiative and skills training ... We shall overcome there ... --Advertisements--. .
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1D1F: Good Roll Factory constructs €5.17m bamboo toilet paper factory

Joy Online 24 Jan 2022
Also, Chief Executive Officer of Good Roll Factory Ghana, Faisal Achnem, disclosed to Joy Business that the company will transition to exporting full scale under the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement Area. “We want to be the first toilet paper factory in Africa that makes toilet paper from bamboo.
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MPS to get additional 15 Gantry Cranes at Terminal three

Ghana News Agency 24 Jan 2022
Mr Samara further indicated that the 15 additional gantry cranes (3 STS and 12 eRTG) with the capacity of servicing the world’s largest container vessels, would enable them to cater for the envisaged trade growth brought by the potentials of the emerging Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA)” said Mr. Samara, the CEO of MPS ... GNA. .
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Reconsider ‘indefinite suspension’ on benchmark discount policy – Group to government

Ghana Web 24 Jan 2022
Reversal of this policy will increase the competitiveness of the Ghana rice industry, create jobs and position the Ghanaian farmers and millers to be able to participate in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as exporters of rice,” the statement pointed.
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Farmer-based organisations call for restoration of benchmark value reversal policy

Ghana News Agency 24 Jan 2022
They said the reversal of the policy would increase the competitiveness of the Ghana rice industry, create jobs and position the Ghanaian farmers and millers to be able to participate in the Africa Continental Free Trade Area as exporters of rice ... GNA. .
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Private Sector set up to fail with the bulk of NDP 2021-2025 financing

Business Day Online 24 Jan 2022
In this quarter, the Non-Oil sector contributed 92.51% to the nation’s Gross domestic product GDP) relative to 7.49% contributed by the Oil sector to the nation’s GDP buoyed by ICT, trade, Financial Services, and manufacturing ... Trade ... The Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement also provides a viable opportunity for development.
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