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Who is doing what in the fintech space in Africa?

Who is doing what in the fintech space in Africa?

10 Feb 21  Blog
Digital banking is driving Africa’s recovery When Vodacom, Africa’s biggest mobile telephony operator (Telco) by revenue, announced late last year that it intended expanding i...
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tralac Daily News

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09 Feb 21  News
Country focus Clothing and Textile Masterplan Brings Hope to Msinga Factory (the dtic) The South African Retail-Clothing, Textile, Footwear and Leather (R-CTFL) Value Chain ...
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tralac Daily News

08 Feb 21  News
Country focus What economic trends can we expect from 2021? (Moneyweb.co.za) Following the volatile year for the global and domestic economies in 2020, we expect 2021 to see an i...
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05 Feb 21  News
Country focus SA expands trade relations across three continents (News24) South Africa is one of three key markets to join the World Logistics Passport Global Reach Programme, a ...
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04 Feb 21  News
Country focus Patel: Several govt initiatives under way to focus more on local trade (Eyewitness News) Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel said that government...
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03 Feb 21  News
Country focus Economic growth to improve this year but will remain constrained (Engineering News) The economic prospects for this year are better than 2020, but the recovery of t...
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02 Feb 21  News
Country focus Ports upgrade and expand to support manufacturing and exports (Global Africa Network) Almost a third of South Africa’s manufactured exports are produced in KwaZul...
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01 Feb 21  News
Country focus Short-term low growth is ‘new normal’ (Moneyweb.co.za) As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to ripple through 2021 and South Africa faces economic c...
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29 Jan 21  News
Country focus SARS releases trade statistics for December 2020 The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for December 2020 recording a trade surplu...
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The Regime governing Trade under the AfCFTA from 1 January 2021

The Regime governing Trade under the AfCFTA from 1 January 2021

29 Jan 21  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) establishes a Free Trade Area (FTA) for trade in goods (and some services) among the 55 Member States of the African Union (AU). Th...
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The AfCFTA – implications for Africa’s investment landscape

The AfCFTA – implications for Africa’s investment landscape

29 Jan 21  Publications
Foreign investment is essential for the economic development of African countries. Public investments and domestic investments are not enough to achieve social and economic develop...
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Customs enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights at the external borders of the EU, with specific reference to developments in respect of Community Plant Variety Rights: Lessons for Africa’s agricultural producers

Customs enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights at the external borders of the EU, with specific reference to developments in respect of Community Plant Variety Rights: Lessons for Africa’s agricultural producers

29 Jan 21  Publications
An effective Intellectual Property Right (IPR) system makes an important contribution to trade because it provides confidence to right holders that their rights will be respected a...
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tralac Daily News

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28 Jan 21  News
Country focus Treasury is confident its strategy on Covid-19 vaccine acquisition is foolproof against PPE-like corruption National Treasury is convinced that SA’s Covid-19 vacc...
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27 Jan 21  News
Country focus Government launches R1.2bn Tourism Equity Fund (SAnews) Government on Tuesday launched the Tourism Equity Fund aimed at creating an inclusive and growing tourism se...
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26 Jan 21  News
Country focus South Africa’s alcohol industry faces ‘economic abyss’ as alcohol ban continues (BeverageDaily.com) With the third ban now having lasted a month with no date ...
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Akinyi J. Eurallyah

Akinyi J. Eurallyah

25 Jan 21  Team Member
Akinyi J. Eurallyah is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya currently pursuing her PhD Law at Dalhousie University, Canada. She holds an LL.M in International Trade and Investmen...
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Non-tariff barriers and related dispute resolution: Is the East African Community all hat and no cattle?

Non-tariff barriers and related dispute resolution: Is the East African Community all hat and no cattle?

25 Jan 21  Blog
Introduction The East African Community (EAC) has several avenues to use to address/eliminate non-tariff barriers (NTBs) – including the East African Court of Justice. Despite t...
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25 Jan 21  News
Country focus Mavuso stresses importance of implementing structural reform (Engineering News) Everyone, from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to organised labour, can see wh...
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22 Jan 21  News
Country focus Bleak outlook for retail sector in 2021 as consumer spending remains subdued (Fin24) South African retail sales fell more than expected in November, despite deeper ...
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21 Jan 21  News
Country focus Business, civil society weigh in on COVID-19 vaccine funding (Eyewitness News) The South African Chamber of Commerce said the failed R200 billion and COVID-19 loan ...
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