Monday, November 28, 2022
Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), H.E. Wamkele Mene is advising Africans to Develop agricultural food value chains, eliminate tariffs and non-tariff barriers to trade in basic agricultural products and take advantage of the AfCFTA to achieve food security in Africa and uplift small holder...
The Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, Sugandh Rajaram, has urged Indian businesses to seize the opportunity the Ghanaian market offers in order to position themselves for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The decision to choose Ghana as host of the AfCFTA secretariat increased the nation’s chances for its...
Infrastructure financing China has made more investments in Africa than the next eight largest lenders combined. Significant infrastructural expenditures are required for Africa to realise its full potential and boost trade among its member-nations. Building infrastructure in Africa is essential for promoting economic growth and raising the standard of living for Africans....
There are various types of temporary resident visas (TRV) for Canada, but the most common type of TRV is a visitor visa. Canada welcomed 22.1 million visitors in 2019 alone! People visit Canada for various reasons. Many visit for tourism or to meet family or friends. An overwhelming majority of...
On the afternoon of 14 November local time, President Xi Jinping had a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden in Bali, Indonesia. The two presidents had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on issues of strategic importance in China-U.S. relations and on major global and regional issues. President Xi...
On East Turkestan Day, protests erupted in Bangladesh against the persecution of Uyghur Muslims by the Chinese government and Beijing's expansionist attitude. Bangladesh, a Muslim-majority country, shows its solidarity with the Uyghur Muslims of Xinjiang, local media reported. The Bangladesh Muktijoddha Mancha on Saturday staged a protest against the persecution of...
Africa’s potential as an automotive market is very clear, says Mike Whitfield, the Managing Director of Nissan Africa. The continent has only 1% of the world’s automotive production, but accounts for 17% of its population. But if this potential is to be unlocked, then all stakeholders have to work together...
After last November’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26), Egypt took the COP baton from the United Kingdom; and now it is hoped that COP27, already hailed as ‘the first COP for Africa, will also be a ‘COP for Action’. I believe these two concepts – delivering...
One of Africa’s key challenges in confronting climate change is figuring out how to finance the necessary transformation of the continent’s economies. Since climate finance from the Global North remains more of a promise than a reality, part of the solution must be to unlock the vast potential of...
Ogilvy Africa has appointed internationally experienced communications expert Howard Gregory as Managing Partner, to head up its Public Relations and Influence (PR&I) offering for its Nairobi office. He starts on 14th November and will report to Vikas Mehta, CEO-Ogilvy Africa Howard has more than 25 years' experience in communications and...
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