INFINOX Capital
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Do’s and don'ts for successful online trading

Without a decisive game plan in place, trading can be considered exceptionally high risk and more of a gamble instead of a smart investment strategy

Dany Mawas, Regional Director at INFINOX Capital (www.INFINOX.com) says there are several factors that are required for successful trading, and this is especially important for beginner traders to take note of. “Trading is increasing in popularity in Africa, with more people spending time online and seeking additional incomes as a…

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Covid-19 pandemic impetus for greater regional integration, African countries told at presentation of regional integration index report

The index, a joint publication of the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank and the African Union Commission, provides up-to-date data on the status of regional integration in Africa

As countries rebuild their economies following COVID-19, Africa needs to step up productive and infrastructural integration, participants heard at a regional presentation of the African Regional Integration Index (ARII) (https://bit.ly/3dsKMjV) held virtually last week. The index, a joint publication of the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and the…

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
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The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business announce major Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

The MoU will seek to accelerate Canada-Kenya trade and investment, following initial discussion last year in Nairobi

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance and The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) are proud to announce collaboration to promote, support and facilitate bilateral trade and investment opportunities from Canada into Kenya. The first engagement will be a virtual trade mission to Kenya from Canada in May. The 3-year agreement MoU…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
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ITFC and the Republic of Cameroon Sign a US$750 Million Three-year Framework Agreement to Support Cameroon’s Key Sectors through Integrated Trade Solutions

A EUR 98 Million Murabaha financing agreement with SODECOTON was also signed to facilitate the purchase of agricultural inputs and cotton seeds

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB) and the Republic of Cameroon have signed on April 12, 2021 two agreements in a virtual signing ceremony between H.E. Alamine Ousmane Mey, Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development (IsDB Governor) and…

Source: African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) |

African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)’s Transparency Tool Records ESCOM’s Impressive Payment Record to Malawi’s only Operational IPP

The payments have been collected and recorded by the Transparency Tool, a joint initiative of ATI and KfW

ESCOM, Malawi’s national power utility, made timely payments to the Ruo-Ndiza Hydroelectric power plant for 22,578 MWh of electricity supplied to the utility throughout 2020; The payments have been collected and recorded by the Transparency Tool, a joint initiative of ATI (www.ATI-aca.org) and KfW; This is the first report being…

Source: Mr Mokrane SABRI |

Focusing on Africa’s Growth and the potential of the Blue Economy (By Mr Mokrane SABRI)

The African Union has designated the years 2015-2025 as ‘The Decade of African Seas and Oceans’, and in February 2020, it launched the African Blue Economy Strategy

By Mr Mokrane Sabri Africa is a complex continent. She is an eclectic mix of authoritarian regimes — where leaders have been in power for many decades; countries that are attempting to make their way towards democracy — even if progress is incremental and slow; and others that have had…

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African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and UNDP announce new partnership towards inclusive growth in Africa

The new collaboration aims to address inequalities, promote value addition and create jobs

The AfCFTA Secretariat and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a strategic partnership to promote trade as a stimulus for Africa’s socioeconomic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, and as a driver of sustainable development particularly for women and youth in Africa, in line with the SDGs and Agenda 2063…

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
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CORRECTION: Kenya joins The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business

The opportunities are immense and work toward realizing Canadian trade and investment in Kenya is already well-underway

Today, the Republic of Kenya has joined The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) as a full member of the 27-year-old organization, committed to accelerating Canada-Africa trade and investment. ‘On behalf of the board, I am pleased to welcome an African hub and a leader on the continent,’ said Sebastian Spio-Garbrah,…

Accelerex
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Accelerex offers Ghanaian Customers more Digital Payment Options

RexPay is an online payment gateway that helps social media sellers and corporate organizations receive payments in a fast, convenient & secure manner, even without owning a website

Leading pan-African fintech company, Accelerex Ghana (www.GlobalAccelerex.com.gh), has hit a new milestone, after being granted an enhanced Payment Service Provider (PSP) licence from the Bank of Ghana (BoG), under the Payment Systems and Services Act, 2019 (Act 987). This makes Accelerex Ghana the only fintech organization currently within the enhanced PSP…

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Kenya joins The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business

The opportunities are immense and work toward realizing Canadian trade and investment in Kenya is already well-underway

Today, the Republic of Kenya has joined The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) as a full member of the 27-year-old organization, committed to accelerating Canada-Africa trade and investment. ‘On behalf of the board, I am pleased to welcome an African hub and a leader on the continent,’ said Sebastian Spio-Garbrah,…