02-Sep-2020 to 15:08

CEEAC sets up body to fast-track integration

APA - Libreville (Gabon) — The Economic Community of Central African States (CEEAC) is now headed by a commission whose task is to tackle the integration of the eleven countries in the region.

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20-Aug-2020 to 17:04

S/Africa: AfCFTA has AU’s “unwavering support’ - Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President and African Union chairman Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday expressed his “profound gratitude” to Ghana for generously offering a building to host the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in the capital Accra.

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04-Aug-2020 to 17:59

SADC to hold virtual annual summit amid COVID-19 fears

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will for the first time hold its annual summit via video conferencing amid rising coronavirus cases in the region, the regional body said on Tuesday.

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23-Jul-2020 to 17:51

Benin Terminal welcomes largest container ship

APA-Cotonou (Benin) — Benin Terminal has welcomed the "CCNI ARAUCO", the largest ship to have ever berthed at Cotonou, with a loading capacity of 8,700 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers.

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23-Jul-2020 to 16:11

AfDB approves S/Africa’s $290m loan request

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s request to borrow US$290 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB) has been given the greenlight by the continental finance facility, APA learnt on Thursday.

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21-Jul-2020 to 12:12

AfDB leads African financial support for Mozambique LNG project

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — More African financial institutions have joined in the scramble to fund Mozambique’s US$20-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project being developed by a consortium led by French oil merger Total, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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29-May-2020 to 14:43

Zambia launches trade portal

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia on Friday launched an online trade portal in a move aimed at facilitating access to information on merchandise and non-merchandise trade between the southern African nation and other countries.

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