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NAIROBI, KENYA - Small and Medium Enterprises will have an opportunity to show-case and explore business solutions during an SME expo slated for April.

Two of the largest regional trade accords in history were agreed on last year. The Trans-Pacific Partnership involves 12 countries in Asia and the Americas, and was the subject of headlines and heated debate. But most people have never heard of the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), which covers 26 African countries. It will create the biggest free-trade area on the continent, “from Cairo to the Cape”, as its supporters boast.

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for greater economic development in Central Africa to rehabilitate parts of a region that have been roiled by periodic armed conflict.

Investing $3 billion in 2014, The UK is angola’s second biggest investor after china and was one of the first countries to recognise the african nation’s independence. Now, Programmes such as the high-level prosperity partnership and agencies like the ukti are pushing for even greater bilateral economic and social co-operation

The economic challenges Canada has faced as a result of the beating taken by the oil and gas sector has highlighted the need to diversify the country’s economy. Integral to this diversification is a need to broaden trade and exports beyond the United States, which accounts for nearly 75 percent of Canada’s trade.

SHARM EL SHEIKH — A two-day African economic summit in Egypt ended on Sunday amid calls for investment as organisers said several business proposals were negotiated to help boost growth.

Kenya led the East African region in infrastructure deals struck in 2015, according to a new survey by financial consultancy firm Deloitte.

The African Constructions Trends Report shows that Kenya accounted for 20 of the regions 61 big-ticket projects followed by Ethiopia with 12 projects.

How to Apply for Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme – $100 million to create 10,000 African Entrepreneurs in 10 Years

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – TEEP – to offer 10,000 aspiring African Entrepreneurs an opportunity to benefit from $100 million grant to create 1,000,000 jobs and contribute $10 billion in annual revenues to Africa’s economy over the next 10 years.

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The Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established in 2009 by 35 founding national business chambers to influence government policy and create a better operating environment for business.

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