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NOMQHELE DUBE AND SIPHO NGWENYA: The continent can do so much more for ‘Made in Africa’

Business Day 15 Apr 2024
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement aims to create a single market for goods and services in the continent, facilitate the free movement of people, and drive economic growth and development.
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Mahama: Political Instability Major Challenge Facing African Countries

This Day 15 Apr 2024
... of damage to the continent’s economic growth and expansion and advocated its reversal in cognisance of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).
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Ensure paradigm shift in management of economy — Samia Nkrumah

Business Ghana 14 Apr 2024
Responding to another question on how much hope she had for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA ), Ms Nkrumah said it was an old idea anchored on the goals of the founding fathers of the ...
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Basil David Anthony wins 2024 Africa Forty Under 40 Awards

B & FT Online 13 Apr 2024
Basil emphasised the long-standing challenges faced by airlines due to governmental taxes; and called upon officials of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to facilitate exhibitions for ...
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Ukraine invites Ghana to join implementation of peace formula

Ghana Business News 13 Apr 2024
“In this regard, we look forward to seizing every opportunity that the African Continental Free Trade Agreement can provide for expanding of trade and economic cooperation between Ukraine and all African states,” he said.
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Survey reveals lack of AfCFTA awareness among women and youth in business

B & FT Online 12 Apr 2024
According to a situational analysis conducted by the Aya Institute for Women, Politics and Media, there is a lack of detailed information on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) among women and youth in business.
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The Bahamas to Host 2024 Afreximbank Annual Meetings and AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum

Capital Ethiopia 11 Apr 2024
A stalwart supporter of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Afreximbank has launched a Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) that was adopted by the African Union (AU) ...
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Bipartisan group of US senators introduces Agoa bill to renew trade pact to 2041

Business Day 11 Apr 2024
An aide to Coons said it was a high priority to renew the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) this year ... More than $10bn of African exports entered the US duty-free under the programme in 2022, according to the US trade representative’s office.
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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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We must improve trade under AfCFTA - President Umaro Embalo to colleagues

Business Ghana 10 Apr 2024
President Umaro Mokhtar Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau has called on African nations to redouble efforts to improve trade among themselves under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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Where China, Africa can go next

China Daily 10 Apr 2024
South Africa became the 31st country trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area since its launch in 2021 ... The increasing intra-African trade creates value chains, the essence of development.
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Linking a borderless Africa: Leveraging AfCFTA’s potential to drive business and economic growth

B & FT Online 09 Apr 2024
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a momentous milestone in the modern history of our continent ... 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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Akufo-Addo urges peers to resist military takeovers in West Africa

Ghana Business News 09 Apr 2024
He said that the continent must endeavour to achieve food security and promote intra-African commercial trade by implementing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and increasing the value of natural resources.
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