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Bobby Madhav, FNB head of trade and structured trade and commodity finance
AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be doneArticle

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

Technology, intra-continental trade key to effective Covid-19 vaccination rollout
Technology, intra-continental trade key to effective Covid-19 vaccination rolloutArticle

As countries across Africa roll out vaccines to combat the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is becoming increasingly evident that the continent is in desperate need of ICT systems and healthcare solutions that can support mass vaccination programmes...

Praba Moonsamy 17 Mar 2021

NJ Ayuk, chairman of the African Energy Chamber
#BizTrends2020: The future looks bright for African oil & gasArticle

Africa holds around 7% of the world's proven crude oil and natural gas reserves, yet the continent remains largely under-explored...

NJ Ayuk 6 Jan 2020

How African intra-continental trade can benefit land reform, agriculture
How African intra-continental trade can benefit land reform, agricultureArticle

African countries need to expedite the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade in order to lessen reliance on both China and the United States, offset the potential outcome of the Brexit impasse and mitigate the collateral and far-reaching impact of the trade war between the two biggest markets...

21 Nov 2019

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Intra-continental growth vital for African developmentArticle

African countries have been urged to focus on improving intra-continental trade if significant economic growth is to be tangible...

23 May 2019

Africa CEO Forum, Kigali, Rwanda.
Calls for deeper economic integration in AfricaArticle

The 7th edition of the largest international meeting of Africa's private sector, the Africa CEO Forum, kicked off this week in Kigali, Rwanda...

27 Mar 2019

AfCFTA will facilitate the emergence of new Africa champions
AfCFTA will facilitate the emergence of new Africa championsArticle

Africa CEO Forum 2019: 1,500 business leaders come together to make African economic integration a reality...

24 Jan 2019

Heightened risk will characterise 2019
Heightened risk will characterise 2019Article

One of the most important trends to emerge in recent years is that it is increasingly difficult to identify individual risks in isolation...

16 Jan 2019

Dr Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General.
Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental tradeArticle

When at least 22 countries ratify it, AfCFTA will officially come into force, potentially making the African continent the largest trading bloc in the world...

Zipporah Musau 30 Aug 2018

David Stanley via  - the Porto do Lobito is Angola's second largest.
FSDEA commits to $180 million investment in port infrastructureArticle

Angola's sovereign wealth fund, Fundo Soberano de Angola, has committed to invest $180 million in a strategic deep sea port in Angola. This investment will create the first deep sea water port in Angola...

25 Jan 2017

Africa leaders sign 'Cape to Cairo' free trade bloc deal
Africa leaders sign 'Cape to Cairo' free trade bloc dealArticle

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: African leaders signed Wednesday a 26-nation free trade pact to create a common market that would span half the continent from Cairo to Cape Town.

12 Jun 2015

SA's red tape restricts Nigerian investments
SA's red tape restricts Nigerian investmentsArticle

Nigerian companies have a "huge appetite" for investing in South Africa, says the Nigeria-SA Chamber of Commerce.

4 Jun 2014

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