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COMESA recruits 14 officers to facilitate cross border trade in the Great Lakes Region
23-06-2017 | 14:32:00
COMESA has recruited and deployed 14 Trade Information Officers to facilitate cross border trade along the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa launched to support citizens and partners of integration
23-06-2017 | 12:30:00
The Incubator for Integration and Development in East Africa (IIDEA) developed as a joint initiative between the EAC Secretariat, Regional Dialogue Committee (RDC), and GIZ has been launched.
[South Africa] Avior Capital Markets Holdings lists on the Johannesburg stock Exchange
23-06-2017 | 11:58:16
Avior Capital Markets Holdings Limited has listed in the Financial Services Investment Services sector of the JSE’s AltX board.
Djibouti unveils multipurpose port set to transform shipping in Horn of Africa
23-06-2017 | 11:52:00
Djibouti has unveiled the Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP), the country’s latest mega project.
[South Africa] Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches Wool Futures contract
23-06-2017 | 07:26:56
The JSE has listed a cash settled merino wool futures contract on its Commodity Derivatives Market. The contract allows farmers and wool buyers to protect themselves against movements in the wool price.
Kenya becomes Africa Finance Corporation member
23-06-2017 | 07:22:47
Kenya is the latest country to become a member of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer.
ECA and AfDB re- commit to advancing Africa's development
22-06-2017 | 15:01:28
Economic Commission for Africa and Africa Development Bank have are furthering discussions on ongoing and new major areas of cooperation between the two institutions.
Bolloré Logistics Nigeria secures warehouse management contract with Unilever
21-06-2017 | 10:35:00
Bolloré Logistics Nigeria has been handling a warehouse management contract to run Unilever Nigeria Plc.’s 16,290 sqm warehouse since September 2016.
New equipment to boost safety and quality of Kenyan food
21-06-2017 | 08:32:00
Kenyan food is set to be safer than ever after the European Union made available state-of-the art equipment that will enable national food control authorities to test the quality and safety of a wide range of food products.
Africa borrows lessons from Chile’s success in mining sector
20-06-2017 | 12:11:00
A delegation from the Government of Chile and the Chilean private sector is set to share successful experiences and best practices in mining with African countries.
Russia and Ethiopia sign MoU on cooperation in peaceful uses of atomic energy
20-06-2017 | 11:25:00
On June 19, 2017, ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Ethiopia signed the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in peaceful uses of atomic energy.
Afreximbank President re elected to FCI Board
20-06-2017 | 08:55:55
Shareholders of FCI, the global representative body for the factoring, invoice financing and asset based lending industry, have re elected Dr. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), into the organization’s Board.
Uganda, Chinese consortium sign agreement on trade, livestock and transport projects
19-06-2017 | 16:28:15
Uganda and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding three proposed investment projects ranging from trade, agriculture and transport.
Kassim Omar appointed chairman of the East African Business Council
19-06-2017 | 14:19:14
The East African Business Councill has appointed its new Executive Committee Members with Mr. Kassim Omar fromUganda emerging as the New Chairman of the board for the period 2017/2018.
COMESA develops seed labels and certificates for intra regional trade
16-06-2017 | 15:28:18
Intraregional seed trade is set for a boost following the introduction of seed labels and certificates to be utilized by seed companies for large consignment crossing the borders.
US Africa Business Center releases investor confidence indicator to inform policy decision
16-06-2017 | 13:36:11
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center has released its Investor Confidence Indicator for Africa (ICIFA). The tool is created to support business investment and government policy decision making on the continent.
[Column] Bob Koigi: Awakening the giant: How Ethiopia overtook Kenya to become East Africa’s economic power house
15-06-2017 | 22:01:00
Kenya has traditionally held the enviable position of being the East African economic behemoth. But tables have now turned, and in a dramatic way.
AfDB approves $100m for Export Trading Group’s soft commodity value chain operations in sub-Saharan Africa
15-06-2017 | 11:32:51
The African Development Bank has approved a US $100- million facility to finance Export Trading Group (ETG’s) soft commodity value chain operations in sub-Saharan Africa.
Egypt’s Parliament approves the maritime borders deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia
15-06-2017 | 11:32:00
Egypt’s parliament has approved on Wednesday the maritime borders deal between Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
ECOWAS Member States to agree on regional investment climate scorecard to unlock investment in West Africa
14-06-2017 | 14:35:00
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the World Bank Group will co-host the ECOWAS Investment Climate Scorecard Roundtable in Lagos, Nigeria.
[Kenya] Chinese car assembly plant, Foton East Africa, goes up for auction
13-06-2017 | 14:45:00
Chinese motor vehicle dealer Foton, East Africa's multi-million shilling Nairobi assembly plant, is set to be auctioned to repay debts.
Egyptian economy on track to economic recovery - Hala El-Said
13-06-2017 | 10:57:14
“There are positive signs of economic recovery, including the improvement of the trade balance, increasing FDIs, lower inflation rate, positive growth rates for manufacturing, extraction industries, ICT, and domestic trade.”
[South Africa]The dti and UNDP partner on Centre for Trade Programmes
13-06-2017 | 07:31:00
The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have partnered to implement trade and regional industrialization programmes.
Bechtel Opens Africa regional office in Kenya
09-06-2017 | 10:08:00
Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, today announced the opening of a regional Africa office in Nairobi, Kenya.
The International Chamber of Commerce launches Kenyan chapter, the first in Eastern Africa
08-06-2017 | 14:32:00
The International Chamber of Commerce (The ICC) has launched the Kenyan chapter ICC-Kenya, which is a first in Eastern Africa.
Gulf of Guinea Interregional Network to fight crime at Sea
08-06-2017 | 13:02:00
Nineteen coastal countries stretching from Senegal to Angola have started working together in a joint effort at fighting crime at sea.
Afreximbank and Development Bank of Belarus agree on a $150 million facility for Belarus Africa trade
08-06-2017 | 10:00:00
Development Bank of Belarus has signed an agreement to provide a $150 million credit facility to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) for the financing of the acquisition of goods from Belarus by African entities.
COMESA, ESAAMLG sign pact to fight money laundering
07-06-2017 | 10:02:00
COMESA and the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deepen collaboration in combating money laundering and terrorist and proliferation financing.
South Africa and Mozambique strengthening trade relations to boost growth and add value
07-06-2017 | 06:04:00
South Africa is fostering closer trade relations with Mozambique to accelerate and strengthen economic and trade relations to boost growth and add value to both countries, Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies said.
Afreximbank sees Africa advancing to centre of global trade
07-06-2017 | 06:02:00
With its total trade topping $1 trillion in 2016, Africa is increasingly moving to the centre stage of global trade, Dr. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has said.
[Sierra Leone] IMF approves $224 Million to support economic development efforts
06-06-2017 | 10:17:25
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Sierra Leone for $224.2 million in support of the authorities’ economic development efforts.
[Egypt] Afreximbank closes record $632.9m and €499.6m syndicated term loan facility
05-06-2017 | 06:58:39
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has successfully closed a record $632.9 million and Euro 499.6 million dual-tenor dual-currency syndicated term loan facility.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Predictability earns investor trust
02-06-2017 | 06:36:00
For any economy to attract investments, it must be able to earn and maintain investor trust. Local and foreign investors gain confidence to trade in a business environment that guarantees a stable and predictable macroeconomic framework for businesses.
[Côte d’Ivoire ] MSC signs 35 year agreement to develop San Pedro container terminal
02-06-2017 | 06:32:00
MSC and San Pedro Port have signed a 35-year concession agreement for the expansion of the San Pedro Container Terminal (“TCSP”) in Côte d’Ivoire in the presence of H. E. Mr Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire.
Hong Kong bans import of poultry meat and products from Democratic Republic of Congo
31-05-2017 | 11:05:00
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has banned the import of poultry meat and products, including poultry eggs from DR Congo following outbreaks of high pathogenic H5 avian influenza
Jumia partners with Mastercard to deliver cashless commerce in Africa
30-05-2017 | 11:50:53
Jumia has joined forces with technology company, Mastercard to drive cash out of the online retail sector and provide a more secure and convenient way for consumers to shop online
Roads & Corridors East Africa 2017 | 20-21 June Nairobi, Kenya
29-05-2017 | 13:40:00
Governments across East Africa are set to change transportation and trade development by investing in the expansion and rehabilitation of existing roads, the creation of new road links between key cities and cross-border connections
Report on Port & Intermodal Projects in West Africa
29-05-2017 | 12:20:00
West African region, much like their easterly neighbours, is experiencing a surge in port development projects which will greatly expand, modernise and link shipping infrastructure across the region over the course of the next five years.
Why Made-in-Nigeria will give small businesses a boost - Sage
29-05-2017 | 10:19:00
Nigerian Federal Government should be commended for putting the spotlight on local manufacturers through initiatives, such as the Made-in-Nigeria Dress Days.
Djibouti launches country’s largest multipurpose port
29-05-2017 | 09:24:18
Djibouti has unveiled a 690 hectare Doraleh Multipurpose Port, the country’s largest mega project. The new port infrastructure is equipped with ultra-modern facilities that can accommodate 100,000 DWT vessels.
Citrix expands operations to East and West Africa
26-05-2017 | 14:20:00
IT solutions company Citrix has announced that it is growing its foothold in Africa through an expansion in distribution operations, and that its channel in East and West Africa will now be managed and supported by Citrix South Africa.
Afreximbank urges development financial institutions to push Africa’s industrialization
26-05-2017 | 12:21:34
Cooperation among Africa’s development financial institutions (DFIs) is crucial for the achievement of the industrialisation of the continent, the African Export-Import Bank has said.
Rwanda and India Exim Bank ink $81 million deal to fund TVET
25-05-2017 | 16:33:44
The government of Rwanda and India Export Import Bank have signed a financing agreement worth $ 81 Million to support the establishment of integrated Technical Vocational Educational and Training (TVET) system.
Zanzibar bets on electronic certificate of origin systems to boost trade efficiency
25-05-2017 | 06:15:00
Trade efficiency systems in Zanzibar are expected to become efficient with the launch of an NTB monitoring and electronic certificate of origin systems by the Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture (ZNCCIA).
Global IP selects Hughes to bring high performance broadband to Sub Saharan Africa
24-05-2017 | 12:51:01
Hughes Network Systems, LLCthe global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services has announced that its JUPITER System has been selected to bring high-performance connectivity throughout the Sub-Saharan Africa.
[Equatorial Guinea] Bioko Oil Terminal regains momentum after agreement with Arabian Energy
24-05-2017 | 08:20:00
The Equatorial Guinea based Bioko Oil Terminal have gained key momentum following the signing of the agreement between government and Arabian Energy DMCC
New phase for Hub and Spokes trade initiative which aids Africa
24-05-2017 | 08:07:15
An innovative trade initiative which is expanding opportunities for business, employment and prosperity in African, Caribbean and Pacific countries will be extended to February 2019.
Commonwealth African countries to discuss priorities for reviving world trade
22-05-2017 | 11:24:41
Amid an unprecedented global trade slowdown, African policy-makers, negotiators and trade analysts will meet on 25-26 May 2017 in Mauritius to discuss priorities for reviving world trade and strengthening their trading capacity.
Afreximbank's financing to Nigeria tops $35 billion
19-05-2017 | 16:53:40
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has disbursed more than $35 billion in trade and project financing to Nigerian public and private entities since its inception to support the country's economic and trade growth, Bank President Dr. Benedict Oramah has said.
Visa requirements for employees taking up work in key African jurisdictions
19-05-2017 | 09:06:00
Given the growth in Africa, employers are regularly seconding their employees to businesses in other jurisdictions. Each country has different visa requirements for employees who wish to work in those jurisdictions.
World Bank doubles financing for Togo under four-year partnership arrangement
18-05-2017 | 15:34:00
The Board of the World Bank Group has discussed a new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Togo covering the period from July 2016 to June 2020. The CPF presents the World Bank Group’s proposed strategy over the four-year period, including interventions to help the country pave the way to more inclusive and sustainable growth led by a more dynamic private sector and more effective government policies, public investments and services
First responsible and conflict-free gold supply chain operational in Eastern Congo
17-05-2017 | 14:05:00
Partnership Africa Canada has announced the Just Gold project has successfully implemented a system to trace legal and conflict-free artisanal gold in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Ratko Knezevic appointed by Aiteo Group to drive growth and diversification in Nigeria and Africa
17-05-2017 | 10:29:48
Aiteo Group has announces the appointment of Mr. Ratko M. Knezevic to its Global Executive Management team as Group Advisor on Business and Capital Development.
Fendt tractors launch in South African market
17-05-2017 | 10:26:26
High tech brand company involved in sale of tractors and harvesting machines Fendt has introduced to the South African market four tractors as it seeks to establish a toe hold in the African market.
Islamic body on private sector development and China-Africa Development Fund ink deal to boost infrastructure in Africa
17-05-2017 | 10:22:37
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector, the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and China-Africa Development Fund, CADFund, a Beijing-based private equity firm and subsidiary of the China Development Bank which focuses on Africa have signed a historic agreement.
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation signs $450 million export financing agreement with Burkina Faso
16-05-2017 | 09:34:59
The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation has signed a three -year’s $ 450 million socioeconomic development framework agreement with the Government of Burkina Faso.
TerraPay feted for role in Sub Saharan Africa’s remittances market
15-05-2017 | 16:09:00
TerraPay, the world's first mobile payments switch, has received the Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation Leadership Award for international remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa.
DP World in a $442 million investment to develop Port of Berbera, Somaliland
15-05-2017 | 13:46:21
Global trade enabler DP World has celebrated its 30-year port concession for the management and development of a multipurpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland which started on 2 March 2017.
International Finance Corporation invests in Africa local currency bond fund to support capital markets
12-05-2017 | 11:32:00
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced that it is investing $20 million in debt in the African Local Currency Bond Fund (ALCB Fund Ltd.) to help develop local currency capital markets in Africa.
ATI supported $4 billion worth of trade and investments in 2016 with call for increased participation
12-05-2017 | 08:10:54
The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) held its 17th Annual General Meeting with sustained commodity price decline and current geopolitical uncertainties taking centre stage.
Kenya seeks trade pact with UK post brexit
11-05-2017 | 16:57:43
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has met Prime Minister Theresa May and sought a pact to guarantee Kenyan exports accessed the UK market on a duty-free quota-free basis after the country exits from the European Union.
[Zambia] Dangote transforms Masaiti district, reduces cement prices
11-05-2017 | 11:41:00
A gravel road snaking through an open swath of land outside Ndola in Masaiti has no distinct name, but as one completes its 10-kilometre stretch, one name becomes clear – Dangote.
FDI flows to Africa threatened by global economic uncertainty
11-05-2017 | 11:12:34
At a Roundtable event in Nairobi, Ministers from across Africa sat together with investors and the private sector to determine how best to tackle the investment and credit risk hurdles in order to make African risks bankable.
Governments and investors meet to discuss Africa FDI flows in the wake of global economic uncertainty
10-05-2017 | 16:30:35
At a Roundtable event in Nairobi, Ministers from across Africa sat together with investors and the private sector to determine how best to tackle the investment and credit risk hurdles in order to make African risks bankable.
Koffi Klousseh appointed Director of Project Development for Africa 50
10-05-2017 | 13:51:00
Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform has announced the appointment of Koffi Klousseh as Director of Project Development.
Kenya seeks to grow exports to Benin
10-05-2017 | 13:45:49
Kenya has set its eyes on Benin in its latest quest to expand the export market for its products, including coffee, tea and fresh produce.
Transnet to expand foothold to eight African countries
09-05-2017 | 16:37:08
Africa’s leading freight logistics chain Transnet has been on an expansion binge and is expected to set up shop in eight more African countries including Kenya, Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo and Benin.
[South Africa] Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry signs export, import and investment MOU with China Trade Council
09-05-2017 | 16:28:00
The Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance liaison and cooperation in the fields of export, import, investment, business information
Viking River Cruises showcases new ship design In Egypt
09-05-2017 | 12:48:41
Viking River Cruises has announced details of the newest addition to its river fleet, Viking Ra™. Recently acquired, the vessel has been stripped down to the steel to undergo a complete renovation that will reflect Viking's award-winning Scandinavian design.
Kenya remains single largest shareholder at ATI, following the entry of four new investors
08-05-2017 | 12:00:00
Kenya's shareholding in African Trade Insurance Agency has been marginally diluted following entry of four new investors, the largely political risk and investment guarantee firm has said.
Air Malta to resume operations in North Africa
04-05-2017 | 10:04:00
Air Malta is reconnecting Malta to North Africa following the re-start of scheduled services between the islands and Tunis Carthage Airport as from June 26, 2017.
[South Africa] Sappi selects Kuehne + Nagel as sea freight order management partner
03-05-2017 | 14:00:00
Sappi Southern Africa, a subsidiary of Sappi Limited, the world’s largest manufacturer of dissolving wood pulp (DWP), has selected Kuehne + Nagel as its preferred partner for seafreight order management.
Africa presents a mixed foreign direct investment picture - EY Africa Attractiveness report
03-05-2017 | 09:33:00
According to EY’s latest Africa Attractiveness report, heightened geopolitical uncertainty and “multispeed” growth across Africa present a mixed FDI picture for the continent.
GBfoods, Jumbo's Owners, Helios form Joint Venture to create a Pan-African Food Products Company
03-05-2017 | 09:05:00
GBfoods, a leading multinational food company headquartered in Barcelona, and Helios Investment Partners, a premier Africa-focused private investment firm, have partnered to create one of Africa's largest FMCG businesses.
MédiS Group announces acquisition of Winthrop Pharma Senegal from Sanofi
03-05-2017 | 07:24:00
Actis, a leading growth markets investor, has announced that its portfolio company MédiS, a major pharmaceutical company based in Tunisia, has acquired Winthrop Pharma Senegal (WPS) from Sanofi.
[Rwanda] Construction of $2 million cross border market facilities takes off
27-04-2017 | 16:36:00
Construction of new and modern cross border market facilities worth $2.2 million has commenced in Rusizi at the border of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following the ground breaking ceremony. Hon. Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade, Industry and East African Affairs (MINEACOM) presided over the event.
GE picks Clarke Energy as a distributor of Jenbacher gas engines for six African countries
27-04-2017 | 11:02:33
To better serve the growing power and grid reliability needs in Africa, GE’s Distributed Power announced that it has recently signed an agreement with Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s distributor of Jenbacher gas engines for six additional countries in Africa, including Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Rwanda
APL set to return to Sudan after a 20-year hiatus
27-04-2017 | 10:55:13
American President Lines, APL, a US international shipping company has stated that it is resuming operations at the coastal port of Sudan after a 20 years’ hiatus.
Abidjan Terminal gets four container gantry cranes to boost efficiency
26-04-2017 | 08:27:20
In order to increase the operational capacity of Abidjan’s container terminal, four new gantry cranes (RTG) were put into service. These new modern equipment will help improve the port of Abidjan development.
Côte d’Ivoire joins the growing list of ATI’s new member countries
25-04-2017 | 11:19:00
The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) announced today that Côte d’Ivoire has joined a growing list of African countries who are members of the institution.
[Ethiopia] Beef exporter receives $7 million boost from Norfund
24-04-2017 | 15:44:23
The Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries (Norfund) has announced an investment of $7.4 million in Verde Beef Processing PLC, an Ethiopian beef producer.
[Burundi] Trademark East Africa identifies interventions and location to enhance cross border trade
24-04-2017 | 13:27:04
TradeMark East Africa has proposed the need to adapt its engagement in Burundi by investing in projects that strengthen new export potential value chains, enhance cross border trade and increase the country’s participation in the regional market.
Afreximbank Picks Nigeria to Host Healthcare Centre of Excellence
20-04-2017 | 12:15:00
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has selected Nigeria as the preferred country to host the first of its Centres of Excellence for Healthcare Services in Africa.
Dangote will be the largest exporter of rice in 5 years to come - AfDB President
18-04-2017 | 09:41:23
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021.
AfDB approves $18.15m to support South Sudan’s membership in the African Trade Insurance Agency and Trade & Development Bank
14-04-2017 | 12:45:00
The African Development Bank Group has approved a US $18.15 million facility to the Government of South Sudan (GRSS), to assist the country with the required resources for its African Trade Insurance and Trade & Development Bank membership application.
Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought - Report
14-04-2017 | 09:17:00
East Africa's economy has continued to grow despite the adverse effects of drought being felt across the region according to ICAEW's (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report.
Ethiopia inks industrial parks development deals with China and UNIDO
13-04-2017 | 13:00:13
Ethiopia, China and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have agreed to strengthen collaboration on investment promotion, industrial parks development – including the Adam Industrial Park – and the upgrade of technical and vocational education and training.
[South Africa] The Crazy Store opens 300th store, expands to Botswana
13-04-2017 | 09:39:00
The Crazy Store, South Africa’s largest discount variety chain, has announced that it will not only open its 300th store, but will also expand its African footprint to include Botswana.
[Nigeria] Dangote Flour Mills profit soars to $30 million since reacquisition from Tiger Branded Consumer Goods of South Africa
13-04-2017 | 07:27:34
Dangote Flour Mills has posted a profit before tax of N11.82 billion for its financial year ended December 31, 2016. According to the results released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), the company has returned to profitability after four years of losses.
Enko Capital launches Africa focused debt fund as it forays into continent
12-04-2017 | 06:34:00
UK based asset management company Enko Capital has announced the launch of Enko Africa Debt Fund (EADF), with $200m assets under management (AUM).
Kenyan avocado farmers receive GlobalG.A.P certification
11-04-2017 | 13:53:00
More than 300 Kenyan farmers have received GlobalG.A.P. certification - opening the door to the European market - with support from the International Trade Centre (ITC).
Fastest growing region in Africa suffering from slow pace of structural transformation, ECA survey
11-04-2017 | 08:05:10
Despite being the fastest growing sub-region of the continent with an economic growth rate of 6.7 per cent, second in the world to East Asia, East Africa is lagging behind in terms of its structural transformation.
Italian investors to explore investment opportunities in Zambia
10-04-2017 | 14:29:39
Italian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mr, Mario Giro with a team of NGOs and Investors are expected in Zambia in September, 2017 to come and explore investment opportunities in the country.
Cross border trade between EAC member states and DR Congo eased with new agreement
10-04-2017 | 07:34:23
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to facilitate projects that will improve cross border trade and enhance trade links between the country and East Africa Community member states.
80 Moroccan companies break ground in Rwanda at the Africa Business Connect 2017
07-04-2017 | 16:27:01
Over 500 high-level delegates from Morocco and Rwanda gathered in Rwanda for the African Business Connect 2017 which has seen the signing of key agreements including between the National Federation of Electricity and Renewable energy and private developers within the renewable energy sector in Rwanda.
AfDB approves $450 million trade finance package for Afreximbank
03-04-2017 | 08:33:19
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $450 million trade finance package for the African Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank).
Nigeria to showcase maritime potential in Norway
30-03-2017 | 12:23:00
Poised to attract foreign investors into the nation’s shipping sector, The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has unveiled its plans to showcase the huge potential of the Nigerian maritime sector at the Norway Shipping holding later this week.
[Nigeria] Dangote Buys Largest Crane in Africa From China
29-03-2017 | 13:21:13
Aliko Dangote is presently the owner of the largest crawler crane in Africa. The businessman bought the crane from Chinese construction company, XCMG Construction Machinery Co Ltd, a Company dealing in heavy machineries.
[Namibia] Nyae Nyae local jewelry finds market in Europe
28-03-2017 | 11:45:00
What started out as a micro-project 30 years ago has evolved into a viable way of generating income for the community at Nyae Nyae.
African tax authorities equipped with tools to deal with transfer pricing issues
23-03-2017 | 11:04:00
The African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) together with the Minerals and Energy for Development Alliance (MEfDA) and the World Bank, has delivered the first of two regional workshops on transfer pricing in Africa’s mineral sector.