Trade and investment

AfCFTA energy

AfCFTA strengthens the continent’s energy transition

One of the industries that can benefit from AfCFTA is the energy sector, both the traditional oil and gas operators as well as the growing number of renewable enterprises.
Africa opportunities

Appetite for Africa: Uncovering new opportunities

During 2020, specialist insurance broker BPL Global found 82 new policies where the “country of risk” was in Africa, with an aggregate limit of $2.4 billion.
Port Authority

Durban Port sets out to reclaim best-performing title in Africa

Durban Port in South Africa is on course to reclaiming its status as the best-performing port in Africa, part of the country's reconstruction and recovery plan.
hydrogen

Hydrogen economy: SA can profit as an exporter says Ebrahim Patel

The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO led initiative, estimates that the hydrogen economy will achieve annual revenues of more than $2,5-trillion, and create more than 30-million jobs globally by 2050.
toney elumelu foundation

Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship programme applications open

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is accepting applications until 31 March for its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme where benefits include non-refundable seed capital of up to $5,000.
Djibouti

Djibouti pursues its ambitious growth projects in 2021

According to the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects report, Djibouti is expected to experience the strongest GDP growth in Africa this year with a projected rate of 7.1%.
AfCFTA

Ed’s note: Mark this year down in history as the start...

It’s been a long time in the making but what an incredibly positive way to usher in 2021, with Africa officially trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
trade

Ready to trade but doing it differently

The world revolves around trade. It’s always been the case – from the first micro barter system to the highly complex and...

Ghana selected as the headquarters of the AfCFTA

Ghana has been selected as the venue for the headquarters of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to commence trading from 1 January 2021.
Africa

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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