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Africa getting ahead of herself with AfCFTA

This article critically questions whether the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement that was signed by 44 out of 55 African countries in Kigali, Rwanda, on 21 March 2018 brings good news to Africa or not. It does not, however, ask whether Africa needs such an agreement or not though certainly, in the long run, Africa requires such an agreement. But not now, as 44 African countries think. ...Read More

Namibia defends Chinese loans

Windhoek - The Namibian government has benefitted from China in the form of loans and grants to date to the tune of R3.3 billion, Namibia’s Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein revealed on Monday. According to Schlettwein, Namibia has so far received R1.34 billion in grants, R302 million in interest-free loans and R1.69 billion in concessional loans from China. ...Read More

COMESA pushes for accelerated regional integration

Lusaka - Zambian President Edgar Lungu has urged the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member states to pursue the integration agenda by providing leadership and advance Africa’s economic aspirations espoused by the African Union to make the54-member continent self-sustaining with reduced dependence on foreign capital to sustain growth. ...Read More

President Masisi counters coup attempt

Gaborone - In a move seen as countering a coup attempt wherein factions within the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and opposition allegedly conspired to depose President Mokgweetsi Masisi has moved swiftly to reinstate the All Party Conference. ...Read More

Namibia’s second national land Indaba in October

Windhoek – The Namibian government has kick-started preparations for the second national conference on land scheduled for the first week of October 2018. ...Read More

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