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Oakbay Investments Ltd
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Oakbay lawyer gives video interview on explosive affidavit

Gert van Der Merwe, the lawyer for Oakbay Investments, has given a detailed interview on today’s affidavit in response to the application by Pravin Gordhan, the Finance Minister

Gert van Der Merwe, the lawyer for Oakbay Investments (http://OakbayInvestments.co.za), has given a detailed interview on today’s affidavit in response to the application by Pravin Gordhan, the Finance Minister. The full interview can be viewed here: http://apo.af/6PwmYr. Van Der Merwe has described the Minister’s application as “superfluous” and “riddled with…

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Source: Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade & Investment, Nigeria |

Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah handing over the instrument of acceptance of TFA to World Trade Organisation DG Robert Azevedo in Davos

According to a 2015 study carried out by WTO economists, full implementation of the TFA would reduce members’ trade costs by an average of 14.3 per cent, with developing countries having the most to gain

Nigeria has ratified the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), making it the 107th World Trade Organisation (WTO) member to do so. Only three more ratifications from members are needed to achieve the two-third threshold that will bring the TFA into force. Nigeria's instrument of acceptance was submitted to the WTO today…

Germany-Africa Business Forum
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Germany and African Countries Seek to Strengthen Trade and Investment Ties at First Ever Germany-Africa Business Forum

The Germany-Africa Business Forum seeks to “bridge the gap” by facilitating dialogue, business dealings and dynamic commercial and political interchange

Africa is a priority for German government in 2017 as it holds G20 presidency There is much consensus for building trade relations; Africa is world’s fastest growing region and German companies need to find new markets This year, Germany will host the first ever privately held event exclusively dedicated to…

Source: Mining Indaba |

Mining Indaba welcomes new empowerment mining fund to support Junior Mining Pavilion and Investment Battlefield Competition

JSS Empowerment Mining Fund to support junior mining companies; direct benefits for investors and SA economy

The organiser of the Investing in African Mining Indaba® (www.MiningIndaba.com) conference is pleased to announce that the JSS Empowerment Mining Fund has signed on as a sponsor of the new Junior Miners Pavilion, including the much anticipated Investment Battlefield Competition (http://APO.af/quNHNC). This newly launched $75 million fund, a partnership between…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius |

The European Union gives 270 million Rupees to the Republic of Mauritius to improve the business and investment climate

The objective of the project, which will be implemented by the Board of Investment (BOI) over a period of four years, is to enhance Mauritius’ business and investment climate in line with Government priority

The Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius, Marjaana Sall and the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, the Honourable Pravind Jugnauth signed a new financing agreement of 270 million rupees to facilitate trade and investment.  The Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius,…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Work on attracting Investments will continue to bear fruit in 2017

Officials of Invest South Africa (InvestSA), an initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will once again put their shoulder on the wheel this year in order to attract and facilitate more domestic and foreign direct investments in the country

Officials of Invest South Africa (InvestSA), an initiative of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will once again put their shoulder on the wheel this year in order to attract and facilitate more domestic and foreign direct investments in the country.     “We will again be working…

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The panel topics at the 5th Africa Business Forum represent the areas of Finance & Capital Investment, ICT, Agriculture & Mining, Power & Energy, Consumer Goods & General Trade, Logistics & Aviation, Infrastructure, Tourism, Hospitality & Real Estate, Manufacturing and all related industries

The 5th edition of the Africa Business Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will be held for the Second time in Ethiopia on the 1st of March 2017 in the 5 star Sheraton Hotel, under the Patronage of Sheikh Mohammed Al Amoudi, one of the largest investors in Africa, Forbes ranked…

Source: EnergyNet Ltd. |

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit to discuss opportunities for West African collaboration on energy projects: Côte d’Ivoire, 26-27 January 2017

Regional Energy Co-operation Summit to take place in January 2017 to discuss opportunities for cross-border power projects and investments across the West African region

Cross-border co-operation in West Africa is crucial to develop mechanisms that facilitate trade and power exchange among States. As one of the fastest growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa, Côte d’Ivoire is a popular entry point for African and international companies seeking to invest in the region, as well as harbouring…

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East Africa’s Islamic Economy Summit – Nairobi 2017

Tapping into the potential of Islamic Economy for the East Africa Market: Kenya will host the 2nd edition of the East Africa Islamic Economy Summit (EAIES 2017)

The Islamic Economy has seen tremendous increase in recent years transcending its traditional geographic boundaries, its entrance into East Africa could revolutionize the region’s finance & banking sector, Tourism, and Hotel sector and Fast moving consumer goods. To explore how East Africa can tap into the Islamic Economy, with an …

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) |

Experts discuss land governance to increase agricultural investment

Representatives of farmers and of civil society organisations, providers of small, low-interest loans and Rwanda government officials met this Tuesday in Kigali to discuss how to mainstream land governance in agricultural strategies and plans

Land in Africa has become the safest asset for those with spare funds to invest.  With its growing population, Rwanda, like many other countries on the continent, has also been attracting progressively more property developers to construct thousands of houses, and thus address its urban housing challenges. Under the land…