Shareholders of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has appointed Dr. Benedict Oramah to be the next President of the continental multilateral trade finance institution, making him the third President to serve the Bank since its establishment in 1993.
Africa should pursue economic integration on the basis of regional economic communities rather than trying to do so with the more than 54 countries on the continent, Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of Nigeria, has said in Lusaka
NEXIM signs agreement for US$302,000 financial grant under the Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund managed by African Development Bank
The efforts of the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM Bank) to facilitate the establishment of a regional maritime company, The Sealink Project, has received a fresh boost with the signing of a financial grant with the African Development Bank (AfDB) for US$302, 000 under the aegis of the Nigerian Technical Cooperation Fund (NTCF).
The newly appointed ED/CE of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Olusegun Awolowo, paid a courtesy call to the Managing D/CEO of the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) at the Headquarters of the Bank in Abuja, to discuss areas of possible collaboration and synergy.
On 11 December, Nestlé Ghana officially launched the Nestlé Cocoa Plan in the country. This is part of the company’s global efforts to support the lives of cocoa farmers and increase the quality of their crops.
The Ghana Export Promotion Authority (GEPA) is developing a professional services directory for about 50 companies in the export of services to be used as a marketing tool in West Africa and beyond.
With innovation on the march globally, five most promising tech cities in emerging markets have all the right ingredients to become future startup capitals. Medellin, Colombia; Amman, Jordan; Lahore, Pakistan; Jakarta, Indonesia; Lagos, Nigeria.
Côte d’Ivoire Prime Minister, ITC Executive Director, attend official presentation of National Export Strategy
International Trade Centre (ITC) Executive Director Arancha González joined the Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire, Mr Daniel Kablan Duncan, and the Minister of Commerce, Arts and Crafts and SMEs promotion, Mr Jean-Louis Billon, as well as representatives of the Ivorian private sector on 13 November in Abidjan for the official presentation ceremony of the National Export Strategy of Côte d’Ivoire.
About 40 speakers and more than 400 African and Norwegian leaders, including 30 ambassadors from Norway and Africa, discussed how to accelerate African infrastructure through Norwegian-African work, trade and growth at the Norwegian-African Business Summit in Oslo
Trade between Africa and Ireland to reach €24 billion by 2020 – Minister for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Cooperation, Seán Sherlock
Trade between Ireland and Africa is expected to reach €24 billion by 2020, Minister for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Cooperation, Seán Sherlock told the Africa-Ireland Economic Forum in UCD’s Smurfit Graduate Business School today.