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Ride the wave of the AfCFTA – Adesina

Africa is on the cusp of unmatched economic transformation, and the UK must engage in a “partnership of change,” African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina said Tuesday in a keynote address at a UK Parliamentary Symposium. “The Africa of the 21st century is very different. The Africa of the 21st century is new and more […]Read More
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British Prime Minister, African leaders urge investors to accelerate economic role

The UK-Africa Investment Summit, the first of its kind hosted by the UK Government, was attended by the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, the international development secretary, Alok Sharma, and Prince Harry UK companies must leap at the chance to deepen economic ties with Africa, a continent with unmatched investment opportunities, several African leaders said at […]Read More
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NISCOPS launched to promote sustainable and climate-smart oil palm production

Solidardidad, a non-governmental organisation working to transform the agricultural sector, over the weekend, launched of the National Initiatives for Sustainable and Climate-Smart Oil Palm Smallholders (NISCOPS) to support sustainable climate-smart production of the tree crop. The NISCOPS is a five-year strategic programme aligned with existing national climate policy Read More
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Gold slumps below US$1,557.20

Gold prices stay mostly downbeat while taking rounds to $1,557.20, following an uptick to $1,559, during the early hours of Monday’s trading. The yellow metal fails to respond to the power play in Libya and protests in Iraq amid the broad US dollar strength. Also exerting downside pressure on the quote are hopes that the […]Read More