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AfCFTA: South Africa Unveils Plans to Boost Exports

The South African government Tuesday launched a new mechanism to improve the country’s export environment. According to Lerato Mataboge, the Deputy Director-General of export development of the Trade Department, the newly launched Export Barriers Monitoring Mechanism (EBMM) is designed to help local businesses overcome the barriers to exports more effectively …

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AfDB Votes $288mn to Help S/Africa Fight COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of approximately R5 billion ($288 million) to the government of South Africa, as the country battles one of the largest COVID-19 caseloads in the world. South Africa confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on 5 March 2020 …

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