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With 3.3% of its GDP from internet-related activities, Senegal does more than many Western countries, including France and Germany

The Senegalese State is continuing to modernize its administration through the implementation of two new dematerialized procedures read more

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Connecting Africa & the International Trade Centre: Championing the Internationalisation of Tech SMEs in East Africa

Spearheading ‘trade impact for good’. read more

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Brexit and economic deceleration in China pose risks for Africa’s growth says ECA director

Director Adam Elhiraika of the of Economic Commission’s Macroeconomic Policy Division says Africa’s economic growth declined from 3,7 percent in 2015 to 1,7 percent in 2016 due to weak global economic conditions, persistent low oil prices and adverse weather conditions and may further be affected by Brexit read more

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ECA and NEPAD launch an investors’ guide for infrastructures in Africa

The “16 infrastructure projects for African integration” guidebook aims to guide investors’ decisions by answering their questions about the projects regarding aspects such their economic viability, strategic impact, technical specifications, coordination, international support, risks & mitigation, expected benefits or progress reports read more

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Promoting African Culture Through Clothes and Fabrics

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In modern times, African culture is being displayed in many material forms and to that, we are gradually expanding our reach on the global market. In recent decades, it is of no surprise to see folks in Europe or the United States wearing clothing manufactured from African print materials or clothing with African symbols inscribed in it. The use of beads as chains, bracelets, etc is no longer a thing of Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, or any of the sub Saharan countries but could be found in many parts of the world. read more

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Power Africa Announces More Than $1 Billion in New Commitments at the US-Africa Business Forum

Three years after the launch of Power Africa, the United States is on track to fulfill its initial $7 billion commitment over five years read more

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Senegal ratify the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is necessary to country members in enhancing the release and clearance of goods – transit goods inclusive, while making provisions for the fast facilitation of goods transfer and movement. Finalized during the 2013 World Trade Organization conference in Bali, the TFA provides training and in-depth knowledge for members in the sector of trade. The TFA also provide ways to enhance a smooth cooperation between customs and responsible agencies regarding compliance issues with the customs and also trade coordination. read more

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AITEX – AFRICA IT EXPO

Salon des Technologies de l’Information  « AITEX – AFRICA IT EXPO »21 – 24 septembre 2016 à Casablanca. read more

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International customs IT conference showcases tax stamps

CUSTOMS officials coming together for an international IT conference will discover more about how tax stamp programmes can deliver effective authentication and track and track solutions in the battle against illicit trade. read more

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