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Fintech, other knowledge-intensive services could drive Africa’s prosperity, boost inclusion

Sierra Leone Telegraph 25 Sep 2022
Paul Akiwumi, Director of UNCTAD’s Division for Africa, discusses a newly released report that urges diversification of African economies ... Akiwumi, not for the first time, speaks glowingly about the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which could potentially consolidate a market of about 1.2 billion people.

Trump-appointed World Bank president under fire for climate change waffling

Yahoo Daily News 24 Sep 2022
Options include Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a Nigerian-American economist who now heads the World Trade Organization, and Minouche Shafik, an Egyptian-born British-American economist who is director of the London School of Economics,” Axios reported. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the first woman and first African leader of the World Trade Organization.

First 10 years of the implementation plan of Agenda 2063 |19 September 2022

Nation 19 Sep 2022
The national planning department within the Ministry of Finance, National Planning and Trade, is the government entity responsible for coordinating the implementation, promotion, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the African Union’s (AU) Agenda 2063.

Debt recovery – The due diligence factor

B & FT Online 14 Sep 2022
African Business Trade Checks Ltd ... African Business Trade Checks Ltd ... In addition, African Business Trade Checks Ltd ... African Business Trade Checks Ltd.’s top-rated third-party verifications services and debt recovery teams are experts in recovering money that’s due, and resolving disputes over unpaid invoices.

Four Little Girls: America still has blood on its hands

The Philadelphia Tribune 10 Sep 2022
As Jerry White reports in a treatise published on May 20, 2000, by a global ... In fact, as documented by the University of Georgia in its “Children in the ‘SlaveTrade” report, about 25% of the approximately 12½ million Africans kidnapped from Africa to the Americas were children.

Africa to benefit from multilateral relations

China Daily 07 Sep 2022
The African Continental Free ... Through these multilateral engagements, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development said in a report in June that foreign direct investment to African countries hit a record of $83 billion in 2021, despite the severe impacts of the pandemic.

How the African Continental Free Trade Area promises to improve labour mobility,spur wealth creation

Business Ghana 07 Sep 2022
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed on 21st March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, by 44 out of the 55 African countries, and brokered by the African Union (AU) ... productivity, and enable wealth creation by allowing Africans to trade more with fellow Africans.

Global fintech market proves resilient, according to KPMG report

Independent online (SA) 07 Sep 2022
Middle East and Africa 2021 report states that South Africa is historically a major trade and investment commercial hub for the African continent to do business globally ... a $1.1bn raise by Germany-based Trade Republic and a $1bn raise by UK-based in the EMEA (Europe, The Middle East and Africa) region ... BUSINESS REPORT.

Comment on Boosting intra-African trade will power post-COVID-19 recovery and foster food security – says ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 06 Sep 2022
And they always have the African Bigmen ,or the useful idiots that look after their backs .In 2012 the World Bank put out a report that ” highlights the opportunities for African countries to trade in goods , services and investment with itself .Fragmentation with ...

ITC and Afreximbank act jointly to unlock $1bn in Africa-Caribbean trade potential

The Daily Herald 02 Sep 2022
ITC’s “Expanding African-Caribbean Trade” report highlights that partnerships such as this one with Afreximbank are needed to tackle the economic consequences of global crises ... Afreximbank is a Pan-African multilateral financial institution mandated to finance and promote intra- and extra-African trade.

US$1B in export potential between Africa and Caribbean says ITC

Jamaica Observer 01 Sep 2022
ITC’s Expanding African-Caribbean Trade report, released at the September 1-3 forum, highlights that partnerships such as this one with Afreximbank are needed to tackle the economic consequences of global crises ... The Expanding African-Caribbean Trade report noted that the goods ...

Afreximbank Seeks African, Caribbean Unity through Trade, Investment

This Day 01 Sep 2022
... expand trade and investment between the two regions ... Amadou Hott; African Union Commissioner for Economic Development, Trade, Industry and Mining, Mr ... An African Caribbean Trade and Investment Report, said the organisers in a statement, would be launched during the three-day event.

Senior African and Caribbean officials to address ACTIF2022

B & FT Online 31 Aug 2022
ACTIF2022 is also expected to contribute to the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and the Caribbean trade development agenda, further ... ACTIF2022 attendees will also witness the launch of the African Caribbean Trade and Investment Report.

South Africans Protest High Cost of Living, Unemployment - Reports

Urdu Point 24 Aug 2022
The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) are organizing marches and pickets across the country to show growing discontent over the deteriorating economic situation in the country, the SABC broadcaster reported.

Hutchison, CMA CGM and COSCO Invest in Expanding Egyptian Terminals

The Maritime Executive 18 Aug 2022
Hutchison Ports confirmed earlier reports that it has reached new agreements with the Egyptian government for an expansion of its container terminal operations in the country ... Hapag reported it would enter operations by 2024 with a capacity of 3.3 million TEU. All the companies are targeting the expansion of their African trade.

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