AfCFTA lays foundation for establishment of a Continental Common Market

July 1, 2021 The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has laid a foundation for the establishment, in future, of a Continental Common Market. Wamkele Mene, the General Secretary of the AfCFTA...

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MasterCard Foundation commits US$1.3bn to COVID-19 fight in Africa

June 9, 2021 The Mastercard Foundation, an independent non-profit organisation, has announced its intention to allocate US$1.3billion in partnership with the Africa Centre for Disease Control and...

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Africa’s recovery pathways offer enormous opportunities

April 26, 2021 Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has reminded global audiences of the continent’s vast opportunities for green growth. He sounded a note of...

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Digital transformation, a game-changer for Africa in driving innovation and economic growth – Sarmiento

March 23, 2021 Bernardo Sarmiento, Director of the Trade Capacity Building branch of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, (UNIDO) says digital transmutation is a key driving force for...

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Ghana, UK sign interim trade pact

March 5, 2021 The government has signed an interim Trade Partnership Agreement (TPA) with the United Kingdom (UK) to sustain trade relations between the two countries as Britain and Northern Ireland exit...

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Africa to receive 300m doses of Russian vaccine

February 22, 2021 Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) has received an offer of 300 million doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine. Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Africa CDC confirms new coronavirus South African variant in Ghana

February 2, 2021 Ghana has been listed among countries in Africa where a new variant of the COVID-19 is spreading. The continental health body, the Africa Center for Disease Control (CDC), made...

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African Union ‘secures 300m Covid vaccine doses’

January 14, 2021 The Associated Press is quoting an adviser for the Africa Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as saying the African Union has secured close to 300 million Covid-19 vaccine doses. The...

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Women, young Africans to benefit from AfCFTA

January 14, 2021 The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement seeks to benefit women and youth, as well as small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), who engage in economic activities in...

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Ghana ranked 5th in visa openness index

December 16, 2020 Ghana ranked fifth and scored 0.875 on the 2020 Africa Visa Openness Index with 24 requiring no visa to enter the country, 28 requiring visas on arrival with travelers from Morocco...

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