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Exploring cocoa derivatives under AfCFTA

Exploring cocoa derivatives under AfCFTA

With the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in place already, the Federal Government has disclosed that by taking advantage of the trade treaty, Nigeria has the capacity to export $3 billion worth of derivatives…

AfCFTA: Microsoft 4Afrika roots for technology

AfCFTA: Microsoft 4Afrika roots for technology

…extols partnership with FirstBank, MTN, others The Regional Director, Microsoft 4Afrika, Amrote Abdella, has said that the digital outfit’s partnership with some institutions has turned out positive as it has elevated the status of Small…

AfCFTA: Nigeria faces dilemma over export terminal ‘conversion’

AfCFTA: Nigeria faces dilemma over export terminal ‘conversion’

As the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) takes off in earnest, there are fears that one of Nigeria’s export port terminals, Ikorodu Lighter Terminal,may be out of use for the purpose it was built…

Infrastructure deficit may hamper AfCFTA implementation –FG

Infrastructure deficit may hamper AfCFTA implementation –FG

The Federal Government, yesterday, lamented that infrastructure deficit may hamper the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (Af- CFTA). The Minister of Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, who stated this at…

AfCFTA: Nigeria to leverage telecoms, banks’ spread in Africa

AfCFTA: Nigeria to leverage telecoms, banks’ spread in Africa

Banks, telcos to tap from $504bn market Faced with a challenged manufacturing sector, the Nigerian government has said it will be leveraging the service sector to gain benefits from the African Continental Free Trade Area…

AfCFTA: FG targets $50bn intra-Africa export

AfCFTA: FG targets $50bn intra-Africa export

The Federal Government has said it is targeting an intra-Africa export trade valued at $50 billion annually through the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). This target, government said, is to be…

Post-COVID-19: ‘AfCFTA, key driver for economic revival

Post-COVID-19: ‘AfCFTA, key driver for economic revival

The Secretary General, Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Mr. Wamkele Mene, has described the initiative as a driver for Africa’s recovery from the impacts of coronavirus crisis. He said it would drive recovery from…

AfCFTA: Only standard goods will be allowed into Nigeria –Salim

AfCFTA: Only standard goods will be allowed into Nigeria –Salim

The Director General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Faruk Salim said as the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) takes off across Africa this month, the Nigerian standards body is set to ensure…

AfCFTA: MAN urges FG to invest in technology for efficiencies

AfCFTA: MAN urges FG to invest in technology for efficiencies

With Nigeria’s border reopening and commencement of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to invest in new technology that will improve accountability and…

AfBC, others laud AfCFTA impact on intra-African trade

AfBC, others laud AfCFTA impact on intra-African trade

Following the commencement of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, the pan-African private sector, under the umbrella body of African Business Council (AfBC), has acknowledged its support for the scheme as it promote Intra-African…