[New Liberia] As trade reforms continue under the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) led government, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and collaborating institutions in the trade sector of Liberia yesterday convened a day-long meeting in Monrovia to determine issues and actions that are impeding trade and commerce in the country.
[The Conversation Africa] Ever since diamonds were discovered in Sierra Leone in the 1930s, they have had a significant impact on the country – socially, politically and economically. This is partly to do with how they are extracted from the ground.
[Premium Times] The Presidency has said the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) which was harmonised on March 28, is yet to get to the desk of President Muhammadu Buhari.
[New Times] Rwanda will later this month host the Africa International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Symposium, an event that will bring together more than 300 major actors in the aviation industry from across Africa.
[VOA] Lawmakers in Zimbabwe are preparing to summon ex-president Robert Mugabe to answer for his management of the diamond sector, which he nationalized in 2016.
[Egypt Online] Egypt managed to pass the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s fourth review of the trade policies and practices of Egypt that took place on February 20-22.
[New Times] The U.S has made a fresh call for the East African Community not to phase out imported used clothes and leather products locally known as “Chagua”, but Rwanda says the U.S should not shift goals on what was agreed by the parties in 2015 when the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), pact was renewed.
[Guardian] The Vice President, of the federal republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called on foreign investors to invest in Nigeria, adding that the country is the investment destination for Africa.
[ACP Group] Brussels, 11 December 2017/ ACP: Decision-makers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States approved key policy and administrative actions for the organisation, while also taking a stand on major issues affecting ACP countries.
[The Herald] The Government will renovate the house of the late Vice President Dr Joshua Nkomo in Bulawayo’s Pelandaba suburb as part of its policy to preserve cultural sites and promote domestic tourism.