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The Upper East uncompleted theatre: A setback to the region’s cultural heritage

Ghana Web 11 Apr 2021
An old African adage says, “anyone who does not know his history is ... For the region to take full advantage of the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the government needs to take urgent steps to complete the construction of the regional theatre.
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Government encourages SA businesses to market to Africa’s population

Independent online (SA) 10 Apr 2021
Majola was addressing a webinar organised by the ANC’s Progressive Business Forum (PBF) on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) ... Majola said the AfCFTA brings the continent a step closer to realising the historical vision of a reintegrated market and creating a basis for increasing inter-African trade.
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WACOMP-Ghana launches new digital market hub

Ghana Web 10 Apr 2021
Charles Kwame Sackey said that "Ghana's natural cosmetics products with support from WACOMP have greatly improved in terms of quality and packaging hence deserve all the support to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opportunities and the international market,” the statement noted.
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AfCFTA touts 'unprecedented' opportunities

China Daily 09 Apr 2021
UNITED NATIONS-Africa and China have an "unprecedented" opportunity for collaboration through the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement, the AfCFTA chief told Xinhua News Agency ... The World Bank said the trade bloc will create a collective GDP of $3.4 trillion and has a potential of lifting up to 30 million Africans out of extreme poverty.
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AfCFTA must be about industrialisation, not just trade

Business Day 09 Apr 2021
On January 1, Africa officially started trading under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), thus taking a giant step forward towards fostering regional integration in Africa ... Historically, intra-regional trade flows in Africa have been limited. Intra-regional trade ...
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EU, UNIDO supports Cosmetics Industry to strengthen export competitiveness

Ghana Web 09 Apr 2021
Ghana’s natural cosmetics products with support from WACOMP have greatly improved in terms of quality and packaging hence deserve all the support to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opportunities and the international market,” he said.
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EU, UNIDO supports Ghana's cosmetics industry to strengthen export competitiveness

Ghana Web 09 Apr 2021
Ghana’s natural cosmetics products with support from WACOMP have greatly improved in terms of quality and packaging hence deserve all the support to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opportunities and the international market,” he said.
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Africa: The AfCFTA Must Be Used in Africa's Development Agenda

All Africa 09 Apr 2021
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) must be seen as a pillar of the broader development integration agenda, says Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Fikile Majola ....
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Weak African customs regimes will 'hinder' implementing continental free trade agreement

News24 09 Apr 2021
?The capacity of some customs authorities in Africa is "is very, very low?", and this will hinder the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, its secretary general Wamkele Mene said ... .
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EU, UNIDO supports cosmetics industry to be competitive

B & FT Online 09 Apr 2021
Ghana’s natural cosmetics products with support from WACOMP have greatly improved in terms of quality and packaging hence deserve all the support to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) opportunities and the international market,” he said.
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Ban imported steel to protect local manufacturers – B5 Plus boss urges gov’t

B & FT Online 09 Apr 2021
Chief Executive Officer of GITFIC, Selassi Koffi Ackom, said the company visit forms part of its strategy in enhancing relationships with the private sector while fostering economic growth and also harnessing the African Continental Free Trade Area’s (AfCFTA) full potential.
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A single trade currency for Africa - Mene

Independent online (SA) 08 Apr 2021
Johannesburg - The secretary-general of the African Continental Free Trade Area’s (AfCFTA’s) secretariat announced that the continent will soon have its own uniform payments and settlement platform to ease the burden of doing business in 42 currencies ... Deputy trade, industry and ...
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Ghana to leverage National Export Development Strategy – GEPA CEO

Ghana Web 08 Apr 2021
The CEO of GEPA said, “within the National Exports Development Strategy, is a portion dedicated to a list of interventions on how together as a nation, we can effectively position Ghanaian export goods and services in the African Continental Free Trade Area.” ... intra-African trade.
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Ghana to leverage on National Export Development Strategy – GEPA CEO

Ghana Web 08 Apr 2021
The CEO of GEPA said, “within the National Exports Development Strategy, is a portion dedicated to a list of interventions on how together as a nation, we can effectively position Ghanaian export goods and services in the African Continental Free Trade Area.” ... intra-African trade.
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