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ECA urges Africa to push ahead with Continental Free Trade Area

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Africa Trade Forum ended in Addis Ababa Wednesday with Economic Commission for Africa's Coordinator, David Luke, of the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) urging participants to act on conclusions reached in discussions this week as the continent seeks to meet its October 2017 deadline for the implementation of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).

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Smart and Kirusa partner to launch InstaVoice in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda - Smart Uganda, an emerging telecom service provider, and Kirusa, global telecom and social media solutions, announced the launch of InstaVoice Missed Call, Voicemail, and Voice SMS service in Uganda. With this collaboration, Smart subscribers can now send and receive voice messages easily, to and from other subscribers in Uganda, and also across the globe.

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ContinuityEastAfrica launches full business resilience capability

ContinuityEastAfrica has officially opened its doors in Nairobi. The company offers full business continuity management services and capabilities to East African businesses and government entities from its new data centre and work-area recovery facility situated just outside Nairobi.

1 day ago

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Metta launches in Nairobi

Global entrepreneurship community Metta has officially launched its members-only club in Nairobi, opening the doors to a dedicated space for entrepreneurs and investors to network and collaborate.

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Morocco uses business diplomacy to win friends in Africa

RABAT, Morocco - With contracts across Africa running into billions of dollars, Morocco is placing business at the heart of its strategy to win support for its re-entry into the African Union.

2 days ago

Calls for accelerated job creation in Africa

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Africa has to provide employment opportunities for its youth if it is to harness their potential and contribute to the desired economic growth outlined in the vision of Agenda 2063.

3 days ago

First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa
First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The first ever Africa Trade Week opened in Addis Ababa this week with the Economic Commission for Africa's David Luke, urging participants to come up with solutions to unanswered questions about the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).

2 Dec 2016