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AfCFTA Goes Digital to Reduce Cost of Doing Business

Mr Wamkele Keabetswe Mene, Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) said the AfCFTA would on December 5, 2020 launch a digital platform in South Africa to streamline all procedures that made business transactions expensive and enhance business linkages among the private sector. This had become necessary due to the …

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Ghana Holds National Conference on AfCFTA to sensitise Businesses

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will, on Tuesday, October 20, open the second edition of the national conference on the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement in Accra. The two-day conference is on the theme: “Empowering Ghanaian Businesses to Harness the Benefits of the African Continental …

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Mene Affirms AfCFTA will Commence on January 1, 2021

Mr Wamkele Mene, Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), says the continental trade regime will take off as planned on January 1, 2021. He said the AfCFTA Secretariat was targeting January 2021 for the commencement of the implementation of the free trade agreement following its postponement …

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Market Access Under AfCFTA Not Automatic—Anatogu

The Nigeria’s Secretary of the National Action Committee on African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Mr. Francis Anatogu has foreclosed possibility of some international trade malpractices that may stem from the operations of the CFTA, allying fears in some quarters that free trade is a potential threat to the economy. …

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AfCFTA Operations Commence in Jan 2021

Initially scheduled for July 2020, the operationalization of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could finally take place next January, the organization’s Secretary-General Wamkele Mene announced. According to the Secretary, the procedure was suspended due to the current Covid-19 pandemic but this gives time to member countries to conclude …

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