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Hon. Kutesa Hails US Decision to Prioritize Trade with Africa

He enumerated the various investment opportunities in Uganda especially in Agriculture and agricultural processing, mining, oil and gas, tourism and general manufacturing

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa has called on U.S. business operators to do business with Uganda, as the physical and policy environment is one of the best in Africa. He made these remarks during the recently concluded African Ministerial Meeting on “Trade, Security, and Governance in Africa”…

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Angola and Madagascar officialize cooperation

Director for Africa and the Middle East of the Angolan Foreign Ministry, Joaquim do Espírito Santo, told the press that the meeting was also an occasion for regular consultations between the two states

Angola and Madagascar officialized the bilateral cooperation on 18 November at a meeting in Luanda between the Angolan President, João Lourenço, and his Malagasy counterpart, Hery Rajaonarimampianina. The meeting between the two Statesmen was part of a working visit to Angola by the Malagasy President, aimed at strengthening ties of…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

President Zuma arrives in Botswana for the 4th session of the SA-Botswana Bi-national commission

During the BNC, both countries are expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation on Tourism

President Jacob Zuma has this evening arrived in Botswana to participate in and co-chair the 4th Session of the South Africa- Botswana Bi-National Commission (BNC). President Zuma and President Seretse Khama Ian Khama will today, 17 November 2017, co-chair the BNC session. The SA-Botswana BNC is preceded by a Ministerial…

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West African food imports increased to 14.4. Billion US$ in 2015 compared to 13.1 billion US$ in 2014, a plus of 10% (WTO World Trade Organization)

Organized by the German trade fair specialists Fairtrade (www.Fairtrade-Messe.de) the 4th edition of Agrofood (www.Agrofood-WestAfrica.com) & PlastPrintPack West Africa (www.PPP-WestAfrica.com) will take place on 05 to 07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana. More than 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries including 5 national pavilions from…

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Excitement about potential and opportunities in East Africa in focus at Future Energy East Africa in Nairobi

Free expo offers workshops and new technologies

Huge potential, unlimited opportunities – this is how energy experts in the region describe the East African power sector. A required investment of approximately $93 billion per annum needed to address East Africa’s power and infrastructure needs opens up exciting business opportunities for suppliers and solution providers from across the…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

President Zuma to launch the Kwazulu-Natal invest SA one stop shop

The KwaZulu-Natal One Stop Shop, which is housed at the Trade and Investment KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, will provide services from SARS, CIPC, Water Affairs, Home Affairs, Trade and Industry and other regulatory services

President Jacob Zuma will on Saturday, 18 November 2017, launch the KwaZulu-Natal InvestSA One Stop Shop in Durban which aims to provide strategic guidance, reduce regulatory inefficiencies, and reduce red tape for all investors looking to invest in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. During the launch of the National InvestSA One…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

IMF Team Completes Staff Visit to Angola

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ricardo Velloso visited Luanda during November 6-15, 2017, to prepare the groundwork for the Article IV consultation mission expected in early 2018

The Angolan economy is enjoying a mild recovery this year but significant macroeconomic imbalances remain. The new Government is fully aware of the imbalances and has approved a plan to begin addressing these challenges. An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ricardo Velloso visited Luanda during November 6-15, 2017,…

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

President Zuma to Launch the Kwazulu-Natal InvestSA One Stop Shop in Durban

The National InvestSA One Stop Shop is housed at the the dti Campus in Pretoria

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Jacob Zuma will officially launch the InvestSA One Stop Shop – KwaZulu-Natal (Invest SA OSS) on 18 November 2017 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre. The aim of the provincial Invest SA OSS is to provide strategic guidance, reduce…

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

Innovation a Crucial Driver for Prosperity and Growth

From a productivity standpoint, South Africa is falling behind leaders in technology

Innovation is a crucial driver that continually creates new competitive advantages as well as opportunities for prosperity and growth. In South Africa, like in other countries, we are facing both opportunities as well as challenges. This was said by the Chief Director of Innovation and Technology at the Department of…

Source: The Republic of Uganda - Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan to Make 2-Day Official Visit to Uganda

Uganda and Sudan continue to strengthen their bilateral relations

President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan, will pay a State Visit to Uganda from November 14-15, 2017. This will be his second visit after attending the swearing-in ceremony of H.E. President Yoweri Museveni on May 12, 2016. Uganda and Sudan continue to strengthen their bilateral relations. H.E. President Yoweri Museveni paid…