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Arahah Farmers Market Avenue for women to key into AfCFTA – DG ACCI

Market Centres on Women Empowerment The Director General of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Ms Victoria Akai has said that the Arahah Farmers Market provides an avenue for women entrepreneurs to key into the African Continental Free Trade Area and other initiatives and to dicuss how to key into these opportunities. The […]

Market Integration is a Process, says AfCFTA Secretariat Amid Challenges

The Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat, Wamkele Mene, has dismissed talks that the AfCFTA arrangement was being rushed, saying there is no trade agreement where all members were ready at the same time. Indeed, there have been concerns about countries’ readiness for the trade deal; many are yet to address issues […]

‘How African Leaders Can Fast Track AfCFTA Benefits’

Group Chief Executive Officer, Tingo International Holdings, Dozy Mmobuosi, has said projected benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), could be hampered unless African leaders focus on strategic plans, working with stakeholders and adopting technology to drive the agreement. January 1, 2021, ushered in a new era for trade in Africa as the […]

What Will Nigeria Be Exporting Under AfCFTA?

After many years of negotiations, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) came into effect at the beginning of this year. While the trade deal appears to have inherent benefits for the continent, the readiness of many African governments remains in doubt. Indeed, African leaders have come to the realisation they have to build infrastructure, […]

What Will the African Continental Free Trade Area Mean for Shipping?

BY BRIAN GICHERU KINYUA    The start of this year heralded the implementation of the AfCFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area), a flagship project of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 to stimulate intra-African trade. The project aims to create a single continental market for goods and services through a comprehensive agreement by member countries that will […]

Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI)

President’s New Year Message It is my pleasure to welcome members of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and the larger Organized Private Sector, locally and internationally, to the Year 2021, a year of recovery after a tumultuous experience of Year 2020. My conviction is that this new year will bring succur to us […]

Historic Moment For African Trade – South Africa Readies For Exports Under New Trade Agreements With African Union Countries And With The UK Implemented From 1 January 2021

Today marks the start of preferential trade for South African firms under two new Trade Agreements. They are with countries ready to trade under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and with the United Kingdom under the SACU, Mozambique –UK Economic Partnership Agreement. South Africa has put in place the legal and the administrative processes […]

Nigeria Ready for AfCFTA as Deal Starts January

As the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) gets set to take off in a week, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo has called on Nigerians, particularly industrialists, to take advantage of the inherent opportunities in the deal to promote made-in-Nigeria goods and boost exports. Recall that AfCFTA, the world’s largest free […]

African Economies Must Disintegrate From Former Colonial Powers And Have A Voice At International Trade – Tanzanian Envoy

Dr Benson Alfred Bana is the Tanzanian Ambassador to Nigeria, in this interview with Chamber Telegrah, he explains how African Countries can promote intracontinental Trade using the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), his impression about Nigerians since he resumed, the – economic cooperation between both countries amongst other issues.  How will you assess the […]

Vendor Table Slash Price Arahah Christmas Discount Market :

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and Women Arise Development and Humanitarian Initiative (WADHI) jointly organized FCT “Arahah Farmer’s Market” aims to provide high-quality, affordable produce to low and middle-income residents of Abuja and Environment, help community MSMEs scale-up their businesses especially women’s owned or led businesses and act as community-supported certified farmers’ […]

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