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06 Jul 21  News
National Iconic South African Mines Are Ravaged Economy’s Unlikely Savior (Bloomberg) The world’s deepest precious-metals mines, together with giant iron-ore and coal pits ar...
Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism

Global economy could lose over $4 trillion due to COVID-19 impact on tourism

02 Jul 21  News
Economic losses are mounting in developing countries due to the absence of widespread COVID-19 vaccinations. The crash in international tourism due to the coronavirus pandemic cou...
Digital nomads – Remote work visas for SA?

Digital nomads – Remote work visas for SA?

31 May 21  Blog
The recent call by the Western Cape government for South Africa to introduce a one-year remote working visa to boost the tourism industry, has implications which go a long way beyo...
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07 Dec 20  News
AfCFTA updates Thirteenth extraordinary session on the AfCFTA: The Assembly of the Union adopts decision on the start of trading African Union Heads of State and Government have ...
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17 Nov 20  News
National SA Investment Conference gets underway (SAnews) The first leg of the two-day South Africa Investment Conference will get underway this afternoon at the Sandton Conventio...
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15 Sep 20  News
National news Master plan starts to encourage poultry sector expansion (Engineering News) South African poultry producers have pledged to invest R1.7-billion towards expansi...
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25 Aug 20  News
National news South Africa’s GDP will take at least five years to recover from COVID-19 impact, says UNDP study South Africa’s overall GDP is expected to decline by at least ...
South African tourism and the coronavirus pandemic

South African tourism and the coronavirus pandemic

28 Apr 20  Blog
SA tourism heads for bleak winter and beyond Worldwide lock-downs in response to the coronavirus pandemic have hit the tourism industry especially hard. There have been no partial...
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05 Sep 19  News
Diarise African trade and regional integration events: 25th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts of Southern Africa: Strategies and poli...
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10 Jul 19  News
Underway, in New York: High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Niamey Summit wrap, reactions Multi-video: Africa punches below its weight when it comes to inter...
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23 Apr 19  News
The 8th Annual Borderless 2019 Conference starts tomorrow in Accra. The theme: Trade facilitation intra-regional in West Africa – new trends Inclusive trade in Africa: The Afric...
EAC still on the right track, says Secretary General

EAC still on the right track, says Secretary General

21 Jan 19  News
The East African Community (EAC) Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, has said the region is without doubt,on the right track with significant achievements registered in 2018...
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07 Dec 18  News
2018 African Economic Conference: outcomes Economic integration is seen as a game-changer for achieving inclusive sustainable development. Read more in the Overview of Conference ...
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07 Nov 18  News
Released today: Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 Extracts (pdf): Overall commitments to Africa’s infrastructure from all sources increased to $81.6bn in 2017 f...
Launch of visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for all African citizens entering Ethiopia

Launch of visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for all African citizens entering Ethiopia

02 Nov 18  News
Remarks by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat I am pleased to be here today on the occasion of the official launching, by Ethiopia, of a visa-on-...
2018 Development Finance Forum: Unlocking investment opportunities in the East African Community

2018 Development Finance Forum: Unlocking investment opportunities in the East African Community

05 Sep 18  News
Trillions of dollars of under-invested capital in the developed world are seeking higher returns at the same time as developing countries seek capital as well as expertise, knowled...
Women driving the Cosmetics Sector in Namibia

Women driving the Cosmetics Sector in Namibia

31 Aug 18  Blog
Like agriculture and textiles, the cosmetics sector in Namibia is largely driven by women. Namibia’s cosmetic industry is probably one of the fastest growing in the country at th...
A gender agenda: South Africa’s tourism trade

A gender agenda: South Africa’s tourism trade

30 Aug 18  Blog
South Africa has a sophisticated framework for gender equality. Equality is enshrined in the constitution, and legal protections and institutions are in place. Despite this, gender...
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29 Aug 18  News
Africa’s trade and investment relations: selected updates from recent events Prime Minister Theresa May in Cape Town (i) Joint statement by UK, SACU and Mozambique on a future ...
UNWTO Highlights confirm another record year in 2017

UNWTO Highlights confirm another record year in 2017

29 Aug 18  News
International tourist arrivals grew 7% in 2017, the highest increase since 2010, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)’s latest collection of Tourism Highlights. G...

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