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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02-Feb-2021 to 14:33

US car maker invests over US$1b in S/African economic zone

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s US$227-million Tshwane Automotive Special Economic Zone (SEZ), under construction in the capital Pretoria, has attracted one billion dollars in new investment from the US-based Ford Motor Company, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday.

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02-Jan-2021 to 02:45

Minister urges S/Africans to gear up for AfCFTA opportunities

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Trade Minister Ebrahim Patel has told his country’s business that legal and administrative processes for preferential trade under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement were now in place for the operations that kicked off on Friday.

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