MULTINATIONALS TO BENEFIT FROM AFRICA’s FREE TRADE.

The African continental free trade agreement ACFTA has opened up opportunities for multinationals to diversify into unchartered markets especially emerging economies like Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Rwanda. According to the International Monetary Fund, Angola’s economy will contract for a fourth straight year in 2019 yet investors are happy with the reforms by […]

Economic Freedom Fighters elects new leadership

The 2nd National Peoples Assembly of the Economic Freedom Fighters South Africa held at the NASREC expo centre in Soweto elected new leadership with only President Julius Malema and Deputy president Floyd Shivambu returning to their previous position. The top six executive position and elected members are; President: Julius Malema Deputy President: Floyd Shivambu National […]

Visa on arrival to all African passport holders into Nigeria

The President of Nigeria announced the full implementation of Visa on Arrival  into Nigeria to passport holders from all African countries to commence January 2020. Currently land borders into Nigeria are closed for goods but the government says it is committed to the free movement of goods and persons in and out of all African […]

Rwanda launches first ‘Made in Africa’ Smartphone

Reuters, Kigali. Rwanda’s Mara Group launched two smartphones on Monday, describing them as the first “Made in Africa” models and giving a boost to the country’s ambitions to become a regional technology hub. The Mara X and Mara Z will use Google’s Android operating system and cost 175,750 Rwandan francs ($190) and 120,250 Rwandan francs […]

Nigerian President arrives South Africa

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari arrived South Africa Wednesday on a three day official visit according to report from the Government of Nigeria twitter feed. Images from this source reveals that President Muhammadu Buhari arrived at the Waterkloof Airforce base in Pretoria on the presidential jet Eagle 1 and was received by the South […]