8 results about ALL AFRICA


Africa Launches Largest Trading Block With 620 Million Consumers

February 22, 2016

More than 1,500 public and private business delegates and state leaders agreed on 20-21 February to mobilise massive investments for the implementation of Africa's largest trading bloc which was creat... READ MORE


Africa to Export Duty, Quota-Free Cotton

December 30, 2015

African countries can now export their cotton to developed countries duty-and quota-free as from January 2016 following a global deal sealed in Nairobi at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministeria... READ MORE


The Nairobi Ministerial - Time to Pull the Plug on the Doha Development Round?

December 17, 2015

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is holding its 10th Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. While a deal promoting the interests of developed countries, known as the Doha Development Agenda (DDA)... READ MORE


Kenya to Lead Calls for an End to Subsidies On Agri-Exporter

December 13, 2015

Kenya is keen on having subsidies on agricultural exports by developed countries removed as the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference opens in Nairobi on Tuesday. The four-day event, w... READ MORE


WTO Report Finds no Acceleration in Trade Restrictions but Slow Pace for Barrier Removal

December 11, 2015

WTO members have continued to show some restraint in introducing new trade-restrictive measures and have also adopted a record number of trade facilitation measures during the period of October 2014 t... READ MORE


Kenya Ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement in Advance of Nairobi Ministerial Conference

December 10, 2015

Kenya has ratified the new Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), less than a week before it hosts an important high-level WTO trade meeting. The WTO Secretariat received Kenya's instruments of acceptanc... READ MORE


West Africa: FAJ Challenges Gambia Repressive Media Laws in Ecowas Court

December 9, 2015

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the African Group of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), has filed a legal claim before the Court of the Economic Community of West African... READ MORE


Draft Decision Agreed on "Non-violation" Cases in Intellectual Property

November 30, 2015

WTO members meeting as the TRIPS (trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights) Council agreed on 23 November on a draft ministerial decision on so-called non-violation disputes in the area o... READ MORE