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  • Africa: Global Leaders to Focus On Boosting SME Competitiveness At the World Export Development Forum [press release]

    PR Newswire

    Rwanda's capital, Kigali, will take centre-stage of the trade and development world on 15-17 September as global thinkers, business leaders and practitioners arrive for the 14th... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Tanzania Pledge to Address Central Corridor Barriers

    New Times

    Long haul truck drivers have expressed optimism after a senior Tanzanian government official pledged his government's commitment to removing all bottlenecks along the Central... Read more »

  • Uganda: Tourism Becomes Uganda's Main Export


    Uganda has a new top export earner. Tourism has for the first time become Uganda's biggest export earner after it fetched $1.4bn in financial year 2013/2014, up from $1.1bn the... Read more »

  • Kenya: Lamu Miraa Users Slam Planned Law

    The Star

    MIRAA users and traders in Lamu have said they do not support the plan by the National Authority for Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse to limit the hours of chewing the plant... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Language Barrier 'Afflicts Traders'

    Daily News

    DESPITE the high demand of food items from Tanzania by consumers in neighbouring countries the language barrier has been mentioned as a major challenge to transborder traders. Read more »

  • Mozambique: Guebuza Urges Definite Buildings for FACIM


    Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Monday called on the organisers of the Maputo International Trade Fair (FACIM) to set up definitive infrastructures for the fair at Ricatla,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: NBCC Projects £20 Billion Trade Volume Between Nigeria, UK By 2020


    BILATERAL trade volume between Nigeria and the United Kingdom is expected to hit £20 billion in the next six years, President and Chairman of council, Nigerian-British... Read more »

  • Zambia: Govt to Lose Over K80 Million

    Times of Zambia

    THE British American Tobacco (BAT) has said that Government will lose at least K80 million in revenue in the next four years due to illicit trade of cigarettes. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria Not Ready for Bilateral Trade in Electricity - MAN


    The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader, NBET, has not demonstrated the readiness to midwife bilateral trading in electricity, said the Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria,... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Fasan - Africa's Development: Fallacy of Self-Sufficiency (2) [opinion]


    BUT caring about the poor also requires caring about the middle class, because a key feature of a truly aspirational and upwardly mobile society is the expansion of the middle... Read more »

  • Nigeria: FG Approves Skills Development, Certification Cadre

    This Day

    The Federal Government has approved a new Skills Development and Certification/Trade Testing Cadre and its inclusion in the scheme of service of the federation. Read more »

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