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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11-Jun-2019 to 05:55

Global trade tensions worry S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — On a working visit to Japan, South Africa’s newly appointed Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has expressed concern at the current growing trade tensions in the global economy.

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07-Jun-2019 to 09:55

Botswana to commence beef exports to China in October

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) will start selling beef to the lucrative market in China from October 2019, APA learnt here Friday.

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06-Jun-2019 to 16:32

S/Africa views African trade accord as game changer - Minister

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has said that the newly-approved African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) could be a game-changer for the local economy in providing a massive market for its goods and services.

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04-Jun-2019 to 12:32

Chinese yuan 'conquering' Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique’s central bank said Tuesday that about 10 percent of the country's foreign exchange reserves are denominated in Chinese currency, a development that highlights the increasing dominance of the yuan as the medium of global transactions.

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