African Free Trade Area

Op-ed: Reopening African economies in the ‘new normal’

In the midst of reopening African economies, governments face extreme choices on how best to deal with this procedure to ensure lives and protect vocations.

Sparking a green recovery to keep Africa’s economy going

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) are directing €300 million ($355 million) to support the resilience and recovery of African nations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
BP net zero plans

Oil and gas giant BP spells out net zero plans

Oil and gas giant BP have laid out the first detailed steps in their ambitious plan to attain a net zero position by 2050.

DEWA introduces risk management standard for utilities

DEWA worked with the British Standards Institution to develop the AS 60518:2020 standard, an enterprise risk and resilience management standard for utilities.
AFCFTA trade

Ed’s note: Less aid, more trade clears the way to boost...

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement brings hope for future generations of entrepreneurs across all sectors.
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How businesses can reap the benefits of digital transformation

As organisations embrace becoming virtual entities with more employees working from home, understanding digital transformation and cybersecurity is vital.
fourth industrial revolution

Podcast: Digitalisation’s role in the utility of the future

Listen to this podcast episode in which Mike Ballard, Vice President Industry Strategy at Oracle Utilities, speaks about digitalisation and why financial sustainability is so important for utilities in both developed and developing countries.
African Free Trade Area

Report: World Bank’s perspective on the African Continental Free Trade Area

The World Bank report, The African Continental Free Trade Area: Economic and Distributional Effects, is designed to guide policymakers. Access the report today.

Eskom and SIU sue former executives for funds lost to corruption

Eskom and the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) are suing former Eskom executives, former board members, and members of the Gupta family to recover funds lost to corruption.
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Trade pact could boost Africa’s income by $450 billion, study finds

The World Bank's assessment of the AfCFTA trade pact is that income gains will likely come from measures that cut red tape and simplify customs procedures.

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