22-Mar-2021 to 13:47

Zambia, Zimbabwe pilot COMESA industrialisation project

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia and Zimbabwe are piloting a Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) project to strengthen the capacity of industrialists in the region to actively participate in the African Continental Free Trade Area, APA learnt here on Monday.

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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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