12-Feb-2020 to 13:39

S/African wines shine at Russian trade show – Official

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) —

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10-Feb-2020 to 17:10

South Africa assumes AU chairmanship

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa took over the chairmanship of the African Union for the year 2020, replacing Egypt’s Abdel Fattah el-Sisi who chaired the organization through 2019.

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10-Feb-2020 to 11:39

S/Africa scouts for business opportunities in West Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African business firms are upbeat at the start of their five-day trade and investment mission to West Africa which kicked off in Ghana on Monday, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nomalungelo Gina has said.

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16-Jan-2020 to 08:07

Anglopone West Africa meet over single currency

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Anglophone West African nations, which are members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), have resolved to meet over the proposed regional single currency, the Eco, and assess the impact of its adoption by their French-speaking counterparts.

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10-Jan-2020 to 17:15

In-depth: Empowering Africa’s youth in digital economy (Expert)

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Africa’s new open free trade area has the potential to generate jobs and inspire growth in service markets, according to Ibrahima Nour Eddine Diagne, President of the African Performance Institute.

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30-Dec-2019 to 18:48

What is Nigeria's position on the Eco currency?

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Barely a week after eight mostly French-speaking West African countries announced ditching the CFA franc for the Eco as their common currency in 2020, the region's biggest economy Nigeria says it is studying the situation closely.

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26-Dec-2019 to 15:53

Eritrean leader makes second visit to Ethiopia

APA-Addis Ababa Ethiopia — Eritrean President Issias Afewerki is on an official working visit to Ethiopia, his second trip to the country after the two neighbours ended their decades old enmity last year.

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