04-Mar-2019 to 19:04

Ethiopian, Eritrean leaders in Juba for Kiir talks

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, and Eritrean President, Isaias Afeworki, have arrived in Juba on Monday ahead of crunch talks with South Sudanese leader, Salva Kiir.

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04-Mar-2019 to 10:54

S/African companies seek opportunities in India

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Ministry of Trade and Industry-sponsored trade and investment mission is aimed at increasing the trade of value-added goods and investment between South Africa and India, according to Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

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21-Feb-2019 to 21:59

Ecowas bank governors meet over single currency

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Massamba Sall — The 53rd meeting of the Committee of Governors of Central Banks of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) opened Thursday in Dakar to take stock of the progress towards the implementation of a single currency for the region by 2020.

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15-Feb-2019 to 18:12

African Minerals Development Centre moves from ECA to AU Commission

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa on Friday officially handed over the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) to the African Union Commission (AUC) following its inception in 2012.

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12-Feb-2019 to 06:16

S/Africa deposits AfCFTA instrument of ratification

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has handed over to the African Union South Africa’s deposit of instruments on the ratification of the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCFTA) on the sidelines of the 32nd ordinary session of assembly of the AU in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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11-Feb-2019 to 12:54

Botswana becomes 51st country to sign AfCFTA Agreement

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — President Mokgweetsi Masisi has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, making Botswana the 51st country to sign the pact that seeks to create an enlarged African market.

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02-Feb-2019 to 16:01

Kagame takes over as EAC chair

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — East African Community leaders have lauded the regional body for the role it has played towards improving the economies of member countries.

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