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Togo sets seven priorities for implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

The AfCFTA implementation strategy will be amended with the contributions of workshop participants before being submitted to the Togolese authorities

Togo is actively working towards strengthening its institutional mechanisms to ensure a successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), as outlined in its national AfCFTA implementation strategy. The strategy was presented for discussion and validation on 17 and 18 October in Lomé to public and private sector…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

First WATT Renewables winners of Renewable Energy Forum 2019 co-organized by the African Development Bank

The company, based in Canada, is a private sector clean-energy technology producer and supplier of sustainable energy solutions

First WATT Renewables were winners of the 4th West African Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing (WAFCCEF) contest, held on Thursday 26 September in Abidjan and co-organized by the African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org). The company, based in Canada, is a private sector clean-energy technology producer and supplier of sustainable…

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    • Herbert Mensah Wishes The Ghana Rugby Women's Sevens Team Well
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    • Front L to R: Rita Afelibiik, Sandra Odame Siawaa, Rafatu Inusah (Manager), Nimatu Haruna, Paulina Yaa Mensah, Back L to R: Ernest Amewu (Team Manager), Zuleiha Fuseini, Augustina Kwarteng, Anita Halm, Racheal Dede Nakie Tawiah, Hannah Osaebea Danso, Mary Owusu Ansah, Barkisu Abdul Mumin, Clement Dennis (Coach). Absent: Barikisu Abdul Rahman
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Ghana Rugby Women's Eagles Conclude Preparations For Tunisia

The ladies of Ghana Rugby took part in a social tournament in Lome-Togo on Saturday 5 October 2019 with two mixed Club teams

The Ghana Rugby (http://www.GhanaRugby.org) national women’s sevens rugby team, the Ghana Eagles, concluded preparations for chasing the Olympics Dream in Tunisia at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Tournament that also serves as a qualifier for the 2020 Olympics Games in Tunisia. The ladies of Ghana Rugby took part in…

Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Mali

The Secretary-General expresses his deep condolences to the family of the deceased peacekeeper

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the attacks against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) this morning. A Mission convoy hit an improvised explosive device in Aguelhok, Kidal region. One peacekeeper from Chad was killed and three others were seriously wounded. In a separate incident earlier, a MINUSMA…

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    • AGCO Senior Vice President & General Manager Asia Pacific and Africa, Gary Collar and Director General of APIEX, Mr. Laurent Gangbes shake hands at the Agri-park MOU signing ceremony at APIEX offices, Catanou, Benin
    • AGCO Senior Vice President & General Manager Asia Pacific and Africa, Gary Collar; Minister of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries; Mr. Gaston Dossouhoui and Minister of State Planning and Development, Mr.Abdoulaye Bio Tchane addressing delegates and the media
    • Minister of State Planning and Development, Mr.Abdoulaye Bio Tchane; United States Ambassador to Benin, Ms. Patricia Mahoney; Minister of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries; Mr. Gaston Dossouhoui and AGCO Senior Vice President & General Manager Asia Pacific and Africa, Gary Collar outside APIEX offices
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AGCO’s innovative solutions bringing transformation to the agricultural sector of Benin

AGCO’s objective is to see the development of Agri-Park integrated agricultural centers to assist in the achievement of food security on the African continent

AGCO (www.AGCOCorp.com), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and solutions has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the West African nation of Benin. The agreement is with the investment arm of Benin, the Agency for Promotion of Investments and Exports (APIEX), to support the financing, implementation and operation…

Deutsche Post DHL
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DHL expands Africa eShop online shopping application to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success

Platform introduced to an additional 14 countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growth of online retail driving DHL Africa eShop’s rapid success. Download document link: http://bit.ly/2mcc7Pp Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop (https://www.Africa-eShop.DHL/) app has seen its user base grow rapidly, and within the first…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff completes Review Mission to Togo

Economic growth is projected to slightly accelerate from 4.9 percent in 2018 to 5.3 percent in 2019

Togo’s economic recovery is continuing. GDP growth is projected at 5.3 percent in 2019. Inflation was 0.6 percent in July 2019. The fiscal consolidation was sustained through June 2019; revenue administration and public expenditure management reforms undertaken in recent years are progressing. The authorities are committed to address weaknesses in…

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GIG Logistics Ghana partners with Aim Higher Africa to launch the Back-2-School Giveaway for 1000 children in low income communities in Accra

Project is launched in partnership with NGO Aim Higher Africa, which is founded by Obama Foundation Leader and Head of Digital Media and Partnerships for Forbes Africa, Peace Hyde

GIG Logistics (www.GIGLogistics.com), Nigeria’s leading logistics company, has launched the Back-2-School Giveaway, where school backpacks filled with school supplies will be given to children residing in low-income communities in Ghana. The project is launched in partnership with NGO Aim Higher Africa, which is founded by Obama Foundation Leader and Head…

Source: Fédération internationale de football association (FIFA) |

African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2022™ live on FIFA.com and YouTube

Live stream will be available on FIFA.com and FIFA’s YouTube channel

FIFA invests in TV production to give fans all over the world a chance to watch the first round of qualifiers; First round of CAF qualifiers for Qatar 2022 start this week; Live stream will be available on FIFA.com and FIFA’s YouTube channel. The first round of CAF qualifiers for…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7): PM Shinzo Abe says Japan will help double Africa’s rice production by 2030

“We must end hunger in Africa. Yes, we must! Hunger diminishes our humanity” - Adesina urges

The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030.  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the announcement at the Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) symposium held on Wednesday during TICAD7. “Japanese technology can play a key role…