Africa

newbusinessethiopianews January 2, 2021

The success of African Continental Free Trade Area, which goes operational on Friday January 1, 2021, depends on the strong partnership between the private sector and the public sectors, says a UN official. “For the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to deliver on its promises, the private and public sectors on the continent must […]

newbusinessethiopianews December 9, 2020

Participants at the 2020 edition of the African Economic Conference have been told that digitalization of trade across the continent can significantly boost free trade in Africa, helping to realize the objectives of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The virtual 3-day event kicked off today in Addis Ababa.

newbusinessethiopianews November 5, 2020

BY MABINGUE NGOM – “The Sahel is facing one of the fastest-growing displacement crises in the world – and yet one of the most forgotten.” This is how the United Nations describes the region bordering the Maghreb and Equatorial Africa. Some 1.5 million people are displaced in the region owing to insecurity. As of 9 […]