AfCFTA Secretariat rolls out initiative to encourage entrepreneurial contest

November 25, 2020 The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat has announced the AfCFTA Vision, an initiative aimed at building a community of visionaries on the continent. In a press...

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November 25, 2020 / Comments (0)

Address all custom related issues before commencement of AfCFTA – GRA boss

November 19, 2020 The Commissioner General at the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA)  Revered Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, has cautioned the Customs Division of the various countries implementing the Africa...

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November 19, 2020 / Comments (0)

Growing resilient food systems post COVID is key for Africa

November 6, 2020 When it comes to food security, the challenge is not always about producing more – it’s also about quality: producing food that is wholesome and preserved safely. About 690 million...

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Customs outline arrangement to liberalize over 90% of tariffs during AfCFTA implementation

August 27, 2020 African Customs are working towards eliminating substantial amount of tariffs upon commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Chief Revenue Officer of the Customs...

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August 27, 2020 / Comments (0)

‘Aggressive action’ needed as Africa coronavirus cases pass 1m

August 12, 2020 “Aggressive and bold” action is needed as Africa’s coronavirus cases pass the one-million mark, according to the African Union (AU) body dealing with the pandemic. It says...

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Coronavirus pandemic costs Africa travel, tourism almost US$55 billion

July 7, 2020 African countries have lost almost US$55 billion in travel and tourism revenues in three months due to the coronavirus pandemic, the African Union (AU) commissioner for infrastructure and...

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African countries making headway in tackling tax evasion and money laundering-2020 Tax Transparency report

July 1, 2020 African countries made great strides in strengthening commitments and capacity to achieve tax transparency and exchange information on illicit fund flows in 2019, the latest Tax...

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43 African countries under border closure as coronavirus cases top 225,000 continent wide

June 16, 2020 As COVID-19 caseload surpassed 225,105 on Saturday across the African continent, 43 African countries are now under full border closure due to the rapid spread of...

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AU establishes COVID-19 Fund; seeks to raise $1M to support member states

May 25, 2020 The African Union (AU) has created a COVID-19 Response Fund with the aim of raising US$1 million to boost the Union’s response towards the COVID-19 fight in Africa. The Fund was...

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Africa Regional Index underlines integration as key to building resilient economies

May 25, 2020 The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) has been launched by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC),...

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