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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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Government to establish Automobile Industry Development Centre

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Government is to establish an Automobile Industry Development Centre to coordinate the technical processes for licensing vehicle assemblers and manufacturers, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the...
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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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AfCFTA plan to ride out crippling coronavirus crisis, says Vera Songwe

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Africa has a more robust tool in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to use in accelerating regional and economic integration and prepare...
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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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Government, port stakeholders must address ICUM challenges – Spio-Garbrah

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Mr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, former Minister of Trade and Industry, has called on government, relevant ministries and port stakeholders to urgently address the concerns of...
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UNIDEP holds online course on African Continental Free Trade Area

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The United Nations African Institute of Economic Development and Planning (UNIDEP) will hold a free online course for media practitioners on the topic: “African...
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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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Rwanda tops countries committed to implementing AfCFTA

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Rwanda tops the ranking for countries most committed to the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) scoring 83.93 per cent on...
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AU urged to postpone trading date of AfCFTA

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CUTS Ghana, a research and public policy think tank, has called on the African Union to immediately postpone the scheduled date for the commencement...
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Could AfCFTA implementation minimise trade misinvoicing and IFFs?

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) created last year, aims to make trade easier and more lucrative for businesses and countries across Africa,...
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AU swears in Secretariat chief for Africa continental FTA

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The African Union (AU) on Thursday swore in Wamkele Mene as the Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat to...
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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...
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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...