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Ugandan SMEs missing out on African Continental Free Trade initiative

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s small entrepreneurs have very little information about the opportunities presented by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The agreement, which took effect two years back is yet to see Ugandans benefit from it, according to business leaders and entrepreneurs, despite other countries already venturing …

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The African Climate Summit

Securing new trade and investment opportunities will lift millions out of poverty and adapt to climate change COMMENT | GITA BRIEL & DR. JODIE KEANE | As Africa embarks on its industrialisation drive, supported by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the realities of climate change are becoming more visible …

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Trade will liberate Africa from exploitation – Tayebwa

Yaounde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has challenged African leaders to prioritize unrestricted trade with each other while implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area to avoid the burden of foreign aid. Tayebwa made the observation on Wednesday 19th July 2023 while addressing delegates at the …

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IOM calls for seamless intra-African labor mobility to spur growth

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | African countries should enact policy and legislative instruments that facilitate seamless cross-border movement of the skilled labor force in order to realize economic growth, stability and cohesion, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) officials said Thursday. Mohammed Abdiker, the director of the IOM’s Regional Office for East …

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