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Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference slated for Oct. 27

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The Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference (GITFIC) in partnership with the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) will a host dialogue on the African Continental...
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Airport reopening will fast-track AfCFTA – Chamber for Tourism Industry

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Ghana reopens its borders on September 1. The Chamber for Tourism Industry Ghana welcomes this decision as a win for AfCFTA but wishes to...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA needs dedicated fund, strong leadership to succeed

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A dedicated pool of funds and effective leadership by some larger economies are needed for a successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 in Pretoria, South Africa, June 17, 2020. The summit, held via video link, was jointly proposed by China, South Africa, the rotating chair of the African Union (AU), and Senegal, the co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). (South Africa Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AU chairperson pledges unwavering support for AfCFTA

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his capacity as the African Union (AU) Chairperson, has pledged his "unwavering support" for the implementation of the...
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Ghanaian businesses should take advantage of AfCFTA – GNCCI

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The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has advised businesses to take advantage of Ghana’s hosting of the African Continental Free...
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AfCFTA helps Africa better confront economic development challenges: official

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement enables the continent to better meet its trade and economic development challenges, secretariat chief for the...
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Foreign Minister receives credentials of AfCFTA Secretary-General

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Mr Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Monday, presented his credentials to Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Minister of Foreign Affairs and...
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Cyril Ramaphosa reiterates AU’s commitment to successful implementation of the AfCFTA

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The African Union (AU) Chairperson, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, has reiterated the Union’s commitment to the successful implementation of the African Continental...
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President hands over AfCFTA Secretariat to AU

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Monday officially commissioned and handed over the Secretariat building of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to the...
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AfCFTA signals Africa it is open for business – Wamkele Mene

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The African Continental Free Trade Africa (AfCFTA) signals that Africa is open for business and mutually beneficial investment thereby creating decent jobs and improving...
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The operationalisation of AfCFTA will increase Africa’s trade volumes by $35 billion annually

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Mr Alan Kwadwo Kyerematen, the Minister of Trade and Industry, has said the operationalisation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is estimated...
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AfCFTA Secretary-General grateful to Ghana for hosting Secretariat

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Mr Wamkele Mene, first Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has expressed gratitude to Ghana for hosting the Secretariat of the continental body. “On...
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Morocco marks Throne Day

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Morocco is today celebrating the 21st Anniversary of the enthronement of King Mohammed VI. The Throne Day, marked with many official and popular...
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Free Trade Pact could boost Africa’s income by US$450 billion

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a major opportunity for countries to boost growth, reduce poverty, and broaden economic inclusion, a new...
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Free trade area could boost Africa’s income by US$450 billion

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could boost the continent's income by 450 billion U.S. dollars if fully implemented, says a World Bank...
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Urgency mounts on Africa to fast-track AfCFTA to counter tough times

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by Xinhua Writers Ding Lei, Bedah Mengo The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could catalyze development and growth of Africa, and...
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Botswana urged to promote continental trade

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Stanbic Botswana has lobbied for acceleration of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to cushion both the local economy and the continent from...
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CEO of GIPC calls for financial investment in railway sector

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Mr Yofi Grant, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC), on Wednesday called for financial investments in Ghana's railway sector to...
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AfCFTA catalyst for Africa’s economic development – Korankye-Sakyi

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A Ghanaian international trade expert has described the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement as a catalyst for economic development on the continent. ...
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Africa free trade area to create new opportunities for China-Africa cooperation – Gedion Jalata

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will create new opportunities for China-Africa cooperation, an Ethiopian expert said on Tuesday. Speaking to...
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UNECA chief says Africa needs greater energy source to power COVID-19 recovery

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The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Friday stressed that the African continent will need greater energy sources to build back better in...
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Uncertainties mount over implementation of AfCFTA amid COVID-19 crisis

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As African countries brace for the upcoming trading regime under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, uncertainties are looming as to whether...
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Ghana ready to host AfCFTA despite Covid-19

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Government on Tuesday announced that the nation is ready to host the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The AfCTA is...
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SADC rallies behind AfCFTA to grow Africa’s trade

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) secretariat has challenged Africa leaders to remain committed to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) development. ...
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Eastern, Volta and Oti branches of AGI launch E-Commerce portal

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The Eastern, Volta and Oti Regional branches of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) have launched an E-Commerce Portal to help boost the sale...
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Duapa Africa initiates ‘Beyond COVID-19’Project

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Duapa Africa, a high-impact and high-growth Pan African business and development firm dedicated to the socio-economic transformation of Africa through innovative solutions has...
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Afreximbank, ITC move to equip young entrepreneurs in Africa

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Afreximbank has teamed up with ITC to train small business owners and young entrepreneurs in Africa to trade with other African countries as part...
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AfCFTA is biggest achievement of AU yet – Vladimir Antwi-Danso

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The African Union’s (AU) biggest achievement yet is the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). According to Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, Dean of...
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Instability remains the bane of Africa’s development – Antwi-Danso

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Instability remains the bane of Africa’s socioeconomic development, Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, the Dean of Academic Affairs, Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College, has...
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AU Day: Ghana backs calls for debt relief for African countries amidst COVID-19

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Ghana is backing the calls for debt relief for African countries and placing a moratorium on the servicing of international loans including private loans. A...