Afreximbank, AAAM Sign MoU on Africa Auto Industry Financing
Under the terms of the MoU, Afreximbank and AAAM will work together to enhance the emergence of regional value chains with a focus on value-added manufacturing created through partnerships between global original equipment manufacturers, suppliers, and local partners.
February 18, 2021
Zambia Tenders AfCFTA Ratification to AU Commission
Zambia has submitted the instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement to the…
February 9, 2021
AU Member States Adopt Digital COVID-19 Certificates
The new digital application will assist travelers to comply with Covid-19 travel protocols and share vital information to end double testing across the continent.
January 21, 2021
AfCFTA Agreement Kicks Off Despite Legal Hurdles and Rigid Systems
According to the World Customs Organisation (WCO), inconsistent and obsolete laws and regulations, and resistance to change and lack of transparency in Customs administration operations in most African countries are major challenges to ensuring that the free trade takes off and continues uninterrupted in the operational phase starting this month.
January 5, 2021
AfCFTA postpones launch date, redirects focus to curbing pandemic
The commencement date for the implementation of the $3.4 trillion Africa continental trade pact has been postponed from…
May 8, 2020
Africa’s continental free trade deal: Single market on the horizon?
All but three of Africa’s 55 countries have signed up to create a free trade area that covers more than a billion people
May 27, 2019