05-Mar-2021 to 11:05

Investment facilitation pillar of Africa free trade area - ECA

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The impending negotiations of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) must focus on investment facilitation, a senior official of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has said.

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24-Feb-2021 to 11:22

eSwatini launches new investment strategy

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini on Wednesday launched a strategy for attracting more foreign investors as the country sets its sight on a COVID-19 economic recovery.

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18-Feb-2021 to 14:07

S/Africa to “Look East” for economic revival – Minister

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa has turned to Asia as part of its efforts to revive the country’s coronavirus pandemic-hit economy, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said on Thursday.

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15-Feb-2021 to 13:35

C/d’Ivoire, Burkina set up joint border commission

APA-Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire) — Members of a Joint Ivorian and Burkinabe Commission for managing their common border will be officially installed on Friday.

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07-Feb-2021 to 23:43

AU: what now after Faki Mahamat's reelection?

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — To many it will not come as a surprise that Moussa Faki Mahamat, 60 had only himself to beat as the sole candidate to once again head the African Union Commission for another four years.

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07-Feb-2021 to 01:32

Ramaphosa hands over AU chair to DRC’s Tshisekedi

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s year-long tenure at the helm of the African Union has ended, with his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi taking over the continental leadership for the next 12 months.

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02-Feb-2021 to 14:33

US car maker invests over US$1b in S/African economic zone

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s US$227-million Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (SEZ), under construction in the capital Pretoria, has attracted one billion dollars in new investment from the US-based Ford Motor Company, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday.

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