August 20

  • Egypt: Mubarak-Era Trade and Industry Minister Served 15 Years in Absentia

    Aswat Masriya

    An Egyptian court sentenced on Wednesday former Foreign Trade and Industry Minister Rashid Mohamed Rashid to 15 years in prison for illicit gains. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigeria Will Start Exporting Cars Soon - Jonathan


    President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigeria will become an automobile exporting nation very soon, noting that his administration is committed to the National Automobile... Read more »

  • South Africa: Sars Clamping Down On Illegal Tobacco Trade

    The South African Revenue Services (SARS) says government is losing out on more than R3 million in excise and Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue annually due to the illegal trade in... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Will New Initiatives Turn Around Exports Sector?

    New Times

    Celestin Baranyerese is a mineral exporter. The business requires huge sums of money to run smoothly. Baranyerese, also the president of the Rwanda Co-operative for Miners in... Read more »

  • Kenya: Chamber Issues Notice to Exporters

    The Star

    The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry has so far issued more than 20,000 certificates of origin to exporters by the Kenya Chamber of Commerce and Industry since it... Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Should Expand Its Foreign Market, Says Kandie

    The Star

    Tourism Secretary Phyllis Kandie has expressed concerns over Kenya's dependence on European markets. She said Kenya exports 60 per cent of its produce to Europe and 26 per cent to... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Ekiti Govt, PDP Trade Words Over Workers' Salaries


    Ado Ekiti--Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State and All Progressives Congress, APC led Government of Kayode Fayemi, yesterday traded words over unpaid July salaries of... Read more »

August 19

August 18

  • Africa: Twists and Turns in Africa-Europe Trade Talks

    Africa Renewal

    Sixty-one heads of government and other top-level officials from African and European countries converged last March in Brussels, the de facto European Union capital, to discuss... Read more »

  • Kenya: Nanok Calls On Uganda to Open Road for Trade

    The Star

    TURKANA Governor Josphat Koli Nanok has called on Uganda President Yoweri Museveni to open a road connecting Turkana to Northern Uganda. He said this will facilitate trade between... Read more »

  • Africa: Behind the Africa-America Summit [opinion]


    Why Africa needs trade and investment from America, not lectures on democracy and human rights Read more »

  • Rwanda: Rwanda Set to Ease Customs Procedures

    EA Business

    The Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) is ready to implement the Single Customs Territory system across the Northern Corridor writes AGNES BATETA. Read more »

  • Africa: Selling to the U.S. Remains Hard Sell [analysis]

    EA Business

    During the United States-Africa Summit, hosted by President Barack Obama earlier this month, the renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) frequently came up in... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Rwanda Plans to Hike Exports By 28 Percent

    EA Business

    Rwanda aims at increasing exports by 28% in the next five years writes AGNES BATETA. Read more »

August 17

August 16

August 15

  • Southern Africa: SADC Ready to Establish Africa's Largest Integrated Market


    Southern Africa is committed to finalize negotiations to establish Africa's largest integrated market covering 26 countries in eastern and southern Africa. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kenya Targets Sh88 Billion AGOA Exports to U.S.

    The Star

    Kenya is betting on renewal of the AGOA trade pact and direct flights to boost exports to the United States to at least $1 billion (Sh88.08 billion) annually within three years. Read more »

  • Kenya: Two Face the Axe Over Chemicals in EU Exports

    The Star

    AGRICULTURE Secretary Felix Koskei has suspended two senior officials over fresh produce from Kenya with high chemical contents intercepted by the European Union. Read more »

  • Rwanda: It's Time for Exports to Soar

    New Times

    THE GOVERNMENT has set out to significantly increase exports volumes and receipts in the short to medium-term. To help achieve that, this week, it entered a performance contract... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopia, Japan Hold Policy Dialogue On Industrial Development


    Japan and Ethiopia are holding the 14th Round of Policy Dialogue on Industrial Development in Addis Ababa from 11 to 15 August 2014. Read more »

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