29-Jul-2019 to 13:23

Botswana and Namibia: Setting the tone for regional integration?

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — In a first for the southern African region, citizens of Botswana could soon be able to travel to Namibia using just their national identity cards instead of passports, and vice versa, if ongoing talks between the two countries yield the desired results.

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19-Jul-2019 to 15:22

Namibia assumes SACU chair SACU, calls for action on AfCFTA

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Namibia has assumed the chairmanship of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) until July 2020 and immediately called for action to ensure the union becomes one of the main building blocks for the newly launched African Continental Free Trade Area.

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12-Jul-2019 to 13:41

Botswana’s long walk to attracting FDI

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Nine years ago, Botswana embarked on an investment drive to attract investors into the country.

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05-Jul-2019 to 10:17

eSwatini takes bid for AfCFTA HQ to Niger summit

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini is keeping its fingers crossed as King Mswati III attends the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) meeting in Niger where the headquarters of the Africa Free Trade Area will be decided.

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30-Jun-2019 to 11:00

Ecowas single currency: Is 2020 a feasible target?

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Regional leaders of the Economic Community of West African States have adopted ECO as the name of the proposed single currency to be issued in January 2020 but is this time frame feasible?

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24-Jun-2019 to 15:24

eSwatini rallies SADC for AfCTFA secretariat hosting bid

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The Kingdom of eSwatini has rallied support from fellow Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries in its bid to host the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat.

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19-Jun-2019 to 14:48

US-Africa Business Summit kicks off in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The 12th US-Africa Business Summit kicked off in the Mozambican capital Maputo on Wednesday, with a call by President Filipe Nyusi for stronger economic ties between the United States and African countries.

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