INTEGRATION | INTEGRATION

16-Sep-2021 to 12:08

AfCFTA success "demands mindset shift"

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — The success of the African Continental Free Trade Area will demand a major mindset shift by the business community to ensure that there is greater confidence in local products, a senior official has said.

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27-Aug-2021 to 09:42

COVID-19 affects foreign participation at Mozambique trade fair

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Organisers of the Maputo International Fair (FACIM) missed their target for foreign participation as the number of countries that have confirmed participation at this year’s event was 50 percent lower than expected due to the effects of COVID-19 pandemic.

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28-Jul-2021 to 14:32

Zimbabwe among countries to pilot COMESA climate knowledge hub

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe is among four countries chosen to pilot an online climate change knowledge hub that seeks to promote national and regional sharing of information on activities on climate action being undertaken in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the regional bloc announced on Wednesday.

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05-Jul-2021 to 11:20

Durban announced as new host of Inter-African Trade Fair

APA-Durban (South Africa) — The South African port city of Durban has been awarded the right to host the 2nd Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) after logistical challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic forced organisers to move the event from the Rwandan capital Kigali.

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15-Jun-2021 to 11:15

Chinese firm to acquire cement plants in Zambia, Malawi

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — China’s Huaxin Cement is awaiting regulatory approvals for two transactions under which it plans to acquire controlling stakes in Zambia’s largest cement manufacturer Lafarge Cement Zambia and Pan African Cement of Malawi, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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02-Jun-2021 to 13:52

PAP mayhem: Red flags over African integration dream

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The decision to suspend the business of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) following this week’s skirmishes raises questions about whether the dream of continental unity and integration is achievable or is just another paper covenant.

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02-Jun-2021 to 13:47

Chaotic Pan African Parliament suspends session to October

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A disagreement over voting rules in the election of a new Pan African Parliament (PAP) leadership has forced the suspension of the continental House to October after MPs fought over the electoral system, APA learnt on Wednesday.

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