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Africa urged to embrace e-commerce to accelerate trade

  Lusaka, Zambia | Xinhua | A virtual import and export conference and exhibition opened Tuesday with the Zambian government urging African countries to embrace e-commerce in order to accelerate trade. The two-day event, hosted by the Zambian government in collaboration with the private sector, is a flagship networking platform aimed …

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Fueling global growth through localization strategy

  BUSINESS TIPS |  Abbas Rouse | Going global has been every business owner’s dream since business conception. It has not only been a strategy to bring in more profits, but also an effort to serve an escalating decentralized customer base in different parts of the world. However, being successful …

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Kenya’s exports to EAC surpass pre-COVID-19 period

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | Kenya’s exports to countries in East African Community (EAC) have surpassed the pre-COVID-19 period, with the pandemic seemingly catalyzing trade. The exports to Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda recovered from May, sustaining an upward trajectory to August, new economic data from government statistics agency released on …

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Uganda’s exports up but trade deficit grew higher

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has lost the trade deficit it had recorded against the European Union in July as imports of merchandises grew faster than the exports to the same region. Both exports and imports dropped sharply in April 2020, the first month of the lockdown that …

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UCDA draws more youth into coffee value chain

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Coffee Development Authority-UCDA is encouraging youths to play an active role in the coffee value chain. The authority started by training youth groups on understanding coffee legislation, coffee garden handling, crop management skills and harvest, post-harvest handling and storage, skills of …

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