MTN, Vodafone Groups plan entrance into Ethiopia’s untapped telecoms markets

  Charles Abuede   Africa’s telecommunications giant, the MTN Group and a syndicate led by Vodafone Group Plc have tendered for operation licenses in Ethiopia as the wireless service providers prepare to tap the largest telecoms market in the world. Brook Taye, an adviser of the country’s finance ministry revealed on Monday that it will […]

Africa’s export of primary commodities keeps it as enrichment source for economies that add value – SA trade minister

…Continent’s 2014 coffee export worth $6bn rather yielded $100bn abroad in final products after processing …Wants adoption of AAF SAP to transform continent than externally-imposed SAP …Warns of dire consequences if continent is left behind in 4th Industrial Revolution’s tech     Ben Eguzozie, in Port Harcourt     Rob Davies, former South African trade minister, […]

After the commissioning and handing over of the AfCFTA office by the president of Ghana to the AU, what next for Nigeria and West Africa?

AfCFTA office

Charles Abuede   Africa, a continent of 55 countries that can boast of over $2.6 trillion in combined GDP, and having 54 countries signing up to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and just 33 of them ratifying the signed agreement, what becomes next of the West African sub-region now that the president of […]