11-Apr-2021 to 14:28

S/Africa secures $1b emergency funding from BRICS bank

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The China-based New Development Bank (NDB) has loaned South Africa US$1 billion to help the recession- and coronavirus-hit economy sail through its current troubled economic waters, the presidency announced here on Sunday.

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09-Apr-2021 to 13:56

S/Africa wins top global business services sector location award

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa has won an international award as the best global business services sector location for 2021 after earning US$127 million in foreign exchange in the past year despite the economic challenges faced during the current coronavirus pandemic, Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel announced on Friday.

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24-Mar-2021 to 10:07

Uemoa presidents to meet on Thursday

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The 22nd Ordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) will be held on March 25, 2021 via videoconference thanks to the ongoing global health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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