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Africa's patchy transport network gets a tech boost

BBC News 07 Dec 2021
For Mr Mwangi and others who work in the logistics industry there is hope that a new African free-trade area will spur improvements. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement is in its first year of operation ... "But, in order to trade across African countries, companies will need to develop African supply chains.".
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South African president calls for increased trade with Ghana

Business Ghana 07 Dec 2021
The Presidents of Ghana and South Africa have called for increased trade between the two countries as the first year of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) comes to an end.
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160 African Diasporans arrive for maiden “Wakanda One City of Return Trade Expo” in Accra

Business Ghana 07 Dec 2021
In view of this, the ADDI and GNCCI believes that before the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) fully finds its feet, there is the need to bridge the gap between the African Diaspora and the African continent in terms of investment, infrastructure, technology transfer, ...
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Africa: ... And Calls On African Business C'nity to Ensure AfCFTA Becomes Successful

All Africa 07 Dec 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the business community on the African continent to seize every opportunity to ensure that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement becomes a success ....
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Agilitee Africa eyes entry into Ghana’s market with innovative green products

B & FT Online 07 Dec 2021
This presents good opportunities for green tech firms like Agilitee, especially also around the time the Secretary-General for the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Wamkele Mene, has said the African Export-Import Bank has mobilised US$100 million to support the development of the African Automotive sector.
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Innoson wins auto manufacturer of the year at NAJA award

Business Day Online 07 Dec 2021
Osigwe said the award would energize IVM to deepen its efforts to manufacture vehicles needed by the Nigerian market ... Read also ... Part of the auto plant’s plan in the next few years is to see sundry IVM vehicles being widely used on the continent, leveraging on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opportunities ... .
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Include artificial intelligence in crafting adverts -Oppong Nkrumah urges advertisers

Business Ghana 07 Dec 2021
He said the prevalence of the COVID-19 had had a considerable impact on Ghanaian businesses, thereby forcing some firms to cut cost, while many business market shares had been eroded ... With the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) coming into existence, Ms Amoa-Awuah urged members to take advantage of the initiative to grow their businesses ... .
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Updating trade laws will help unlock potentials of AfCFTA – Dep. Trade Min

Ghana Web 06 Dec 2021
Carlos Ahenkorah, Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, has said the government is working toward updating its trade laws as part of measures to ensure that Ghana fully harnesses gains from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... to intra-African trade,” he said.
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Updating trade laws will help unlock potentials of AfCFTA – Carlos Ahenkorah

Ghana Web 06 Dec 2021
Carlos Ahenkorah a former Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, has said the government is working toward updating its trade laws as part of measures to ensure that Ghana fully harnesses gains from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... intra-African trade,” he said.
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Manufacturers now have a market of 1.2billion people due to AfCFTA – Akufo-Addo

Ghana Web 06 Dec 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is providing a market with 1.2billion population to manufactures, traders, and producers ... It was created by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement among 54 of the 55 African Union nations.
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Manufacturers now have a market of 1.2 billion people due to AfCFTA – Akufo-Addo

Ghana Web 06 Dec 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is providing a market with 1.2billion population to manufactures, traders, and producers ... It was created by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement among 54 of the 55 African Union nations.
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AfCFTA critical to a prosperous Africa - Akufo-Addo

Ghana Web 06 Dec 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said Africa needs to put in more efforts to greatly increase intra-African trade ... The president who disclosed this at the Ghana-South Africa Business Forum in Accra added that to promote inter-African, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement must be implemented successfully.
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7th Africa sourcing and fashion week exhibits

Capital Ethiopia 06 Dec 2021
Known as African only trade show for technology, ASFW ... This year’s show is dedicated to the Africa continental Free trade as well as sustainable development goals set by the UN.
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We are working out incentives for SDG-focused investors—GIPC

Business Ghana 06 Dec 2021
He said Ghana, due to its proximity to major markets and destination, provided linkages to other parts of the continent, especially with the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) designed to boost intra continental trade.
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Deepen China-Africa Partnership and Promote Sustainable Development to Build a China-Africa Community with a Shared ...

Nation 06 Dec 2021
China will provide 10 billion US dollars of trade finance to support African export. China will undertake 10 connectivity projects for Africa, and give continued support to the development of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... China will exempt African LDCs from debt ...
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