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Afreximbank President Prof. Benedict Oramah, AU Trade Commissioner Amb. Albert Muchanga, and Rwanda Trade Minister Soraya Hakuziyaremye addressing guests at the launch of IATF2020 in Niamey.
Africa trade fair expected to generate record investmentArticle

Over $40 billion in trade deals, participants from 55 countries expected at IATF2020...

27 minutes ago

Refilwe Maluleke, MD Yellowwood on stage. © .
#ApexAwards2019: Creating a sustainable futureArticle

The golden thread at the recent Apex Awards Masterclass 2019 was to create a sustainable future. This was the overriding message from the presentations on the days that ranged from gender diversity, creating a culture of trust, identifying as an African, balancing media channels or marketing to the township...

Danette Breitenbach 8 hours ago

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What the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement means for the continentArticle

The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) was officially launched at the African Union (AU) summit in Niger in early July...

Virusha Subban & Itumeleng Mukhovha 10 Jul 2019

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Meetings Africa 2020 exhibitor registration now openArticle

The South Africa National Convention Bureau invites exhibitors to register for the 15th edition of the business events trade show...

27 Jun 2019

SA government to support trade and tourism development, deputy minister tells Africa Trade Week
SA government to support trade and tourism development, deputy minister tells Africa Trade WeekArticle

Tourism and hospitality will be a key driver of economic growth and job creation in South Africa, and the government is gearing up to create an environment conducive for the growth of the sector...

24 Jun 2019

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AMA and African Leadership partner up to promote London Africa SummitArticle

African Media Agency partners with African Leadership (UK) Limited's 3rd Africa Summit in London...

12 Jun 2019

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Brexit and Africa: How Africa can benefitArticle

Africa can take advantage of the modern 'Scramble for Africa' as Brexit and the ratification of AfCFTA come into play...

Andrew Skipper 11 Jun 2019

Africa's changemakers are blazing a trail for the rest of the world
Africa's changemakers are blazing a trail for the rest of the worldArticle

Africa's economy is on the rise, freedom and prosperity are continuing to rise, and the continent is home to a youthful and dynamic population...

Nunu Ntshingila 10 Jun 2019

Pan-African free trade, investment agreement enters into force
Pan-African free trade, investment agreement enters into forceArticle

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, entered into force yesterday, brings with it the possibility of boosting intra-Africa trade and investment. The agreement, provides a framework to ease the doing of business in Africa...

31 May 2019

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'No real development in Africa without regional integration'Article

Key issues pertaining to Africa's socioeconomic development, including the empowerment of women and youth and Africa's free trade area...

Kingsley Ighobor 21 May 2019

Pictured are Paul Holmes of The Holmes Report and Regine le Roux, managing director of South Africa’s Reputation Matters. Reputation Matters scooped up two SABRE Africa awards, one for superior achievement in measurement and evaluation and the other for the industry sector category.
All the 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winnersArticle

The 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners were handed out following on the annual African Public Relations Association (AFPRA) conference in Kigali, Rwanda, last week...

20 May 2019

Africa Summit.
Promoting US business interests in AfricaArticle

Nine Africa Heads of State will attend the US-Africa Business Summit in June...

30 Apr 2019

Why housekeepers are critical for hotel brands, guest satisfaction and safety
Why housekeepers are critical for hotel brands, guest satisfaction and safetyArticle

The most important curator of your hotel brand is not your concierge, reception or hotel manager - it's your housekeepers...

24 Apr 2019

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#ATMDubai: IATA forecasts Africa will increase its aviation potential by 2040Article

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) projects that the African continent will become one of the fastest growing aviation regions within the next 20 years, with an average annual expansion rate of almost 5%...

23 Apr 2019

Commercialisation of small scale farmers is critical to Africa's transformation to a global breadbasket
Commercialisation of small scale farmers is critical to Africa's transformation to a global breadbasketArticle

Zhann Meyer, Africa Head of Global Commodity Finance for Nedbank CIB, delves into how commercialisation of small scale farmers is critical to Africa's transformation...

Zhann Meyer 10 Apr 2019

Africa CEO Forum, Kigali, Rwanda.
Calls for deeper economic integration in AfricaArticle

The 7th edition of the largest international meeting of Africa's private sector, the Africa CEO Forum, kicked off this week in Kigali, Rwanda...

27 Mar 2019

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination
Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destinationArticle

Africa is open for business. With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023, the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination...

15 Mar 2019

GIBS manufacturing-focused MBA kicks off in Durban
GIBS manufacturing-focused MBA kicks off in DurbanArticle

In a partnership with the new Toyota Wessels Institute for Manufacturing Studies (TWIMS), the University of Pretoria's Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) has launched a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Durban which is be focused on the manufacturing industry...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 8 Mar 2019

Unleashing Africa's economic potential with AfCFTA
Unleashing Africa's economic potential with AfCFTAArticle

African trade amongst African countries: with the groundwork laid, innovation and infrastructure investment are needed to unleash the continent's economic potential...

James Hall 26 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Africa opens up for SA's stainless steel sector
#BizTrends2019: Africa opens up for SA's stainless steel sectorArticle

2019 seems to be the year of an 'opening up' of Africa, whether it be opening trade borders or opening key infrastructure projects...

Lesley Squires 20 Dec 2018

#IATF2018: Paving the way to increased intra-African trade
#IATF2018: Paving the way to increased intra-African tradeArticle

According to Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies, the African continent is an "extremely important" market for South African business, especially those that trade in value-added products...

12 Dec 2018

Africa Trade Week 2019 set for Johannesburg in June
Africa Trade Week 2019 set for Johannesburg in JuneArticle

Africa Trade Week will be held from 23 to 25 June 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

28 Nov 2018

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Invest in skills and capabilities for Africa to growArticle

For Africa to realise its full potential, the continent needs to invest in the skills, capabilities and well-being of its citizens...

9 Nov 2018

Africa Trade Forum 2018 goes to Nigeria
Africa Trade Forum 2018 goes to NigeriaArticle

Through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), industrialisation will help create employment for Africa's growing youth population, and the process now starts towards implementation...

1 Nov 2018

2018 South Africa-Italy Indaba/Summit set to boost EU-Africa trade and investment relations
2018 South Africa-Italy Indaba/Summit set to boost EU-Africa trade and investment relationsArticle

The European House - Ambrosetti Group (TEH-A), a leading Italian think tank and management consulting firm is organising an exclusive pan-European and pan-African platform Africa Europe CEO Dialogue...

Issued by OPTIMIZE Agency 22 Oct 2018

Trading while caring for people and planet
Trading while caring for people and planetArticle

Ratifications are moving ahead, if slowly, on the newly signed AfCFTA - the world's largest free trade agreement (with the most member countries) since the founding of the World Trade Organization...

Richards Munang and Robert Mgendi 22 Oct 2018

Using tech to unlock new markets, cross-border trade for African SMEs
Using tech to unlock new markets, cross-border trade for African SMEsArticle

African consumer and business spending is projected to reach a combined $6.7tn by 2030 with some reports indicating a $2.1tn consumer spending projection for as early as 2025...

Soromfe Uzomah 28 Sep 2018

AfCFTA will spur industrialisation
AfCFTA will spur industrialisationArticle

The African Continental Free Trade Area will spur Africa's industrialisation and economic development...

25 Sep 2018

Qatar, South Africa trade rises by 70%
Qatar, South Africa trade rises by 70%Article

The trade volume between Qatar and South Africa has increased by 70% during the post-blockade period as a result of emerging market opportunities and strong bilateral relations...

5 Sep 2018

Dr Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General.
Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental tradeArticle

When at least 22 countries ratify it, AfCFTA will officially come into force, potentially making the African continent the largest trading bloc in the world...

Zipporah Musau 30 Aug 2018

SA business to be showcased at Mozambique's annual FACIM trade show
SA business to be showcased at Mozambique's annual FACIM trade showArticle

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will be hosting a South African Pavilion that will showcase goods and services from 23 local companies at the 54th annual Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) trade show.

22 Aug 2018

IMPERIAL joins forces with The Beijing Axis
IMPERIAL joins forces with The Beijing AxisArticle

IMPERIAL Logistics has boosted its international inbound supply chain management offering to the point where the company now offers its clients an end-to-end solution between Asia and Africa.

Issued by Imperial Logistics 21 Aug 2018

Increasing Africa-India trade
Increasing Africa-India tradeArticle

Increasing India-Africa trade ties remains a priority for India in reflecting a shared history and a common vision for the future of both regions...

21 Aug 2018

ICE Africa confirms John Kamara as event ambassador
ICE Africa confirms John Kamara as event ambassadorArticle

Clarion Gaming has appointed John Kamara, director of Global Gaming Africa, as event ambassador for ICE Africa...

15 Aug 2018

African governments must effectively implement trade agreements
African governments must effectively implement trade agreementsArticle

"Why do African countries consume what they don't produce, and produce what they don't consume."

Mmatlou Kalab and Wandile Sihlobo 27 Jul 2018

AfCFTA phase 11 negotiations ahead
AfCFTA phase 11 negotiations aheadArticle

Nairobi hosts consultative meeting in preparation for AfCFTA Phase II negotiations...

25 Jul 2018

#MobileCommerce: Embrace international markets
#MobileCommerce: Embrace international marketsArticle

Cross border e-commerce continues to provide significant growth opportunities for retailers and manufacturers with an international online product offering...

Megan Roper 20 Jul 2018

New Pan-African B2B marketplace "a one-stop-shop for all things African"
New Pan-African B2B marketplace "a one-stop-shop for all things African"Article

Afrimart, a Pan-African business to business (B2B) e-commerce platform for products made in Africa, has just been launched, offering growth prospects for the less exploited intra-Africa trade...

17 Jul 2018

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Local steel, aluminium no threat to US securityArticle

South Africa has re-emphasised that its steel and aluminium products does not pose any threat to US national security...

17 Jul 2018

AGOA must support AfCFTA
AGOA must support AfCFTAArticle

Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa and in support of AfCFTA...

16 Jul 2018

Henley Passport Index: African countries introduce reciprocal measures to improve SA passport strength
Henley Passport Index: African countries introduce reciprocal measures to improve SA passport strengthArticle

Ethiopia, in particular, is easing entry requirements for foreign investors and privatising a number of key state-owned enterprises after years of a strong nationalist agenda...

13 Jul 2018

Donald Duke, Nigeria leader.
Driving trade to AfricaArticle

Driving trade and investments to African markets on a global scale at ATIGS...

10 Jul 2018

#SourceAfrica2018: Why Africa's clothing sector could lead in responsible sourcing
#SourceAfrica2018: Why Africa's clothing sector could lead in responsible sourcingArticle

Whether you are a retailer, brand or manufacturer, the need to proactively manage social compliance issues in your supply chain has never been greater...

Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Jul 2018

Boosting intra-Africa trade
Boosting intra-Africa tradeArticle

Intra-Africa trade received a boost with the launch of $1-billion South Africa-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP)...

4 Jul 2018

What the Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement means for SA
What the Africa Continental Free Trade Area agreement means for SAArticle

South Africa has signed the African Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement with the African Union, which will pave the way for the country to benefit from inter-regional trade within the African continent...

3 Jul 2018

SA signing AfCFTA a significant step towards intra-African trade growth
SA signing AfCFTA a significant step towards intra-African trade growthArticle

The signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement by President Ramaphosa on 1 July, at the 31st African Union Summit in Mauritania, is considered a significant step towards increased intra-African trade...

3 Jul 2018

'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'
'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'Article

Global Business Leaders to address 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C...

18 Jun 2018

Sustaining growth through partnerships
Sustaining growth through partnershipsArticle

Investments, innovation, partnership tops agenda of East Africa Business Summit and Awards, Kigali 2018...

5 Jun 2018

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