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Egypt sees 'three-year strategy' to revive economy

CAIRO - Egypt has an ambitious three-year reform plan that, with foreign help, can revive its struggling economy, the minister of international cooperation said.

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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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Algeria premier rues low regional trade in Africa

ALGIERS - Algeria's premier said Saturday regional trade in Africa was much lower than in other continents as the oil exporter seeks to diversify its revenue stream because of low crude prices.

3 days ago

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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.

6 Dec 2016