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Experts call for strengthening of trade blocs in Africa

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Strengthening regional trade blocs is key to perfecting the art of trade and reaping maximum benefits, experts said Thursday. The experts also noted that regional...
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Africa pledges to enhance women empowerment

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The African Union (AU) has expressed its commitment to driving efforts and support toward African women so that they can benefit from the effective...

Barclays Bank Ghana officially changes name to ‘Absa’ Bank

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Barclays Bank Ghana Limited, on Monday, officially changed its name to ‘Absa Bank Ghana Limited’, a name of the global brand ‘Absa Group Limited’...
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Infrastructure development crucial to AfCFTA success – Cyril Ramaphosa

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Developing a robust infrastructure is crucial to make the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) a success, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on...
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Major private sector-driven investment initiative on AfCFTA to be tabled at AU summit

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Having recognized the huge potential of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in attracting investment, the African business community is driving a trillion-dollar...
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AU urges leveraging continental free trade area towards silencing guns in Africa

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A senior official of the African Union (AU) has noted that leveraging the African continental free trade area (AfCFTA) contributes to silencing the guns...

Invest in Africa prepares SMEs

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The Management of Invest in Africa (IIA) is empowering Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to enable them explore opportunities that come with the...
Mapping Africa

How to successfully seize Africa’s many opportunities

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Opportunities abound on the African continent. It’s home to six of the world’s fastest-growing economies; and has an average annual GDP that has consistently...

Ghana and EU delegation hold Political Dialogues on Wednesday

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Ghana and the European Union (EU) delegation to Ghana would hold the next session of their periodic Political Dialogues on Wednesday January 29,...
President Akufo-Addo being briefed by Mr George Darkwah (right), Deputy Manager, Administration, during a tour of the facility. With them is Mr Alan Kyerematen (2nd right), Trade Minister. Picture: SAMUEL TEI ADANO

Phase-1 of Ghana’s biggest industrial park project opens

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The first phase of a multi-purpose industrial park project opened here on Thursday to help Ghana add value to its raw materials and create...

Minister of Trade opens international trade show

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Mr Alan Kyeremanten, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has called on investors to take advantage of the continental free trade agreement...
Anc President Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn In As Head Of State In The Republic Of South Africa May

South Africa’s president set to take over rotating AU chair in January

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to take over the rotating African Union (AU) chairmanship in January 2020 amid focus on resolving continuing...

Samuel Amo Tobin adjudged Chamber Business Man of the Year

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Mr Samuel Amo Tobin, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tobinco Group of Companies, has been adjudged the Chamber Business Man of the...

Government to introduce e-visa next year to boost tourism-Veep

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday announced that government would launch e-visa next year to facilitate easy visa acquisition and to boost the...
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AU says taking steps to help private sector in advancing continent’s industrialization

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The African Union (AU) on Wednesday said it has been taking steps to help the private sector play its role of driving industrialization on...
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African Industrialization Week opens at AU headquarters with call to speed up AfCFTA implementation

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The African Industrialization Week started Monday at the headquarters of the African Union (AU) in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. This year's...
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Maghreb countries emphasize coordinating national, regional AfCFTA implementation strategies

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Representatives of Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia have called for urgent need to coordinate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement implementation...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

South Sudan official says set to join continental free trade body

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South Sudan said on Friday its set to join the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which will commence operation on July 1, 2020,...
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Transport infrastructure key to success of AfCFTA

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The establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) cannot be operational without necessary transport infrastructure to facilitate movement of people and goods...

Finance Minister to present 2020 Budget Statement on Wednesday

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Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, will on Wednesday, November 13, lay before Parliament the 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government,...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

African countries urged to leverage AfCFTA for continent’s health sector

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African countries on Thursday were urged to leverage the agreement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) for Africa's health sector. ...
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Africa encouraged to integrate, keep peace for economic development

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Africa must have peace, implement integration and unite for the economic development, said the President of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) Roger Nkodo Dang on...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Ghanaian government urged to help build local capacity to benefit from AfCFTA

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The Association of Ghana Industry (AGI) has urged the government of Ghana to help develop the country's local industrial capacity to take advantage of...
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High-level workshop to review Zimbabwe’s strategy on AfCFTA implementation

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A high-level workshop will be held to review Zimbabwe's strategy on implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, the UN Economic Commission...
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UN agency says concerns regarding AfCFTA more perceived than real

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday stressed that concerns regarding the ambitious African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) are "more perceived...
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Ghana expects AfCFTA secretariat impetus for sub-regional financial hub vision

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The choice of Ghana as the host of the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will help it to achieve its...
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Africa needs more trade law professionals to grow economy

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Africa needs adequate professionals in trade law and policy to benefit from multilateral trade to improve on economic growth. ...
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UN agency urges African countries to embrace AfCFTA towards single, unified continental market

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Wednesday urged African countries to intensify concerted efforts towards building a single and unified continental...
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Kenya urges African labor unions to integrate for stability

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday challenged African labor organizations to play a leading role in the ongoing efforts towards the full integration of...
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Where the story of African Free trade began

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BY: CHRISTABEL LIGAMI   In July 2019, the African Union launched the operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) at a summit in Niger....