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Living the FATCA life in Africa: New U.S. tax regulations add to burden of compliance on financial institutions across Africa

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GAMBIA: GOVERNMENT BANS SKYPE AND VIBER FREE PHONE CALLS

In a move that is angering Diaspora Gambians and their families back home, The Gambia government on Thursday announced the banning of all local and long distance Skype and Viber free calls in The Gambia–citing what it calls “the major financial loss that government is accruing due to Skype and Viber free calls,” the Freedomnewspaper reports. read more

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Foreign Secretary welcomes new EU-Morocco trade talks

LONDON, United-Kingdom, March 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ EU-Morocco trade already worth €24 billion and deal will bring closer economic integration. read more

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EXPERTS URGE COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF OFFER TO EU ON EPA NEGOTIATIONS WITH WEST AFRICA

ABUJA, Nigeria, February 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ West African experts have recommended a comprehensive review of the market access offer to the European Union (EU) in order to break the deadlock between the two parties in the negotiations of an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for the creation of a free trade area between them read more

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WEST AFRICA URGED TO BE PROACTIVE IN TRADE NEGOTIATIONS WITH EU

ABUJA, Nigeria, February 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/West Africa must adopt a forward looking approach in resolving divergences in its negotiations of an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU) for a free trade area of the two regions, a senior official of Ghana’s Ministry of Trade and Industry has said. read more

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WCC consultation to analyze foreign involvement in Africa’s development

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ How can Africa attain economic liberation, social welfare, as well as ecological protection in partnership with the European Union (EU), United States (US) and China? An ecumenical gathering in Tanzania will address this question by assessing investments in poverty eradication and development in the region. read more

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WEST AFRICA MOVES TO REVIVE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT NEGOTATIONS WITH EU

ABUJA, Nigeria, February 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ West Africa’s experts are meeting in Accra, Ghana from Wednesday, 20th February 2013 in the latest effort to jump-start the stalled Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations with the European Union (EU). read more

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Africa’s Information Highway a step toward the global knowledge economy

The launch of Africa’s Information Highway is long over-due –  with the African Development Bank embarking on an Ambitious Program to Revolutionize Data Management and Dissemination in Africa. read more

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Policy Promises and ILUC Implications Facing the Global Biofuels Industry

Join the Sustainability, Policy and ILUC Conference at the World Biofuels Markets Congress and Exhibition read more

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