Afrique

15
February
Africa - Transition to renewable energy critical to addressing Africa’s power gap
Africa - Transition to renewable energy critical to addressing Africa’s power gap

The second edition of the Africa Investment Roundtable (AiR, an economic think-tank forum, holds today with internationally-renowned experts scheduled to discuss ‘Sustainability En Route to COP26’ and...

11
February
Nigeria :  Africa business leaders optimistic of swift economic recovery in 2021
Nigeria : Africa business leaders optimistic of swift economic recovery in 2021

Business leaders in Africa have expressed the hope that economic prosperity and increase in trading activities would return to the continent from 2021.Their optimism is sequel to the outcome of a surv...

21
January
Nigeria:Customs Awaits Trade Import Lists From AfCFTA Committee
Nigeria:Customs Awaits Trade Import Lists From AfCFTA Committee

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said it is awaiting the National Action Committee (NAC) to provide the list of duties and charges waived for liberalised goods under the African Continental Free...

12
January
Nigeria:Dangote Cement explores new trade routes under AfCFTA
Nigeria:Dangote Cement explores new trade routes under AfCFTA

With many countries strategising for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that kicked off at the beginning of the month, Dangote Industries Ltd has said its cement expansion plan and ferti...

27
December
Algeria:Annaba, A total of 300,000 tonnes of clinker exported since early 2020
Algeria:Annaba, A total of 300,000 tonnes of clinker exported since early 2020

ANNABA- A total of 300,000 tonnes of clinker have been exported since the beginning of 2020 to several African countries from the port of Annaba, as part of a forward-looking export programme estimate...

24
December
Nigeria, South Africa bilateral trade hits $8.2b yearly
Nigeria, South Africa bilateral trade hits $8.2b yearly

The Consul General of Nigeria to South Africa, Abdulmalik Ahmed, has said that the bilateral trade between Nigeria and South Africa is worth $8.6 billion.Ahmed said the mutual benefit of the trade rel...

21
December
Nigeria:Local airline reopens Lagos-Jo’burg route, deepens bilateral ties
Nigeria:Local airline reopens Lagos-Jo’burg route, deepens bilateral ties

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace airlines, yesterday reestablished air connectivity between Nigeria and South Africa, operating its maiden direct commercial flight on the Lagos-Johannesburg route. &nb...

10
December
Nigeria:‘Free Zones Can Boost Economic Recovery’
Nigeria:‘Free Zones Can Boost Economic Recovery’

As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have said increased focus on the vibrant trade flows in Nigeria’s free trade zones c...

07
December
Nigeria:Reps Speak On AfCFTA Effects On Businesses
Nigeria:Reps Speak On AfCFTA Effects On Businesses

The House of Representatives has observed that, Nigerian economy and businesses are not well-positioned for the socio-economic impacts of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).This was cont...

01
December
Nigeria:Bank supports Africa-China trade
Nigeria:Bank supports Africa-China trade

Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC has reiterated its commitment to the nation’s economic development by fostering international trade.  This was disclosed at the recent Africa China Agent Proposition (A...

30
November
Tunisia to be among countries targeted by Neofarming Africa project
Tunisia to be among countries targeted by Neofarming Africa project

Tunisia will be among the countries targeted by the Neofarming Africa project, a collaborative innovation to reinvent agribusiness in Africa, launched at the initiative of the ZEBRA Group, a leading c...

23
November
Nigeria:2 Nigerians, 4 Others Win AfDB’s $120,000 Prize
Nigeria:2 Nigerians, 4 Others Win AfDB’s $120,000 Prize

Six African youths including three from Nigeria have won African Development Bank’s (ADB) $120,000 prize for the AgricPitch competition.Elizabeth Gikebe, the founder of Mhogo Foods in Kenya, won the w...