Law Experts Call For Reforms To Legal Education In Ghana And Africa Amid Afcfta

Speakers at an international conference on the future of legal education in Ghana and Africa have called for increased investments towards improving the quality and structure of legal education in tertiary institutions across the continent following the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area. The experts also advocated for […]

NDPC Develops Guidelines To Help MMDAs Implement AfCFTA

The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has developed guidelines that would enable Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to fully harness the benefits of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA). At the launch of the guidelines, Dr Kodjo Mensah-Abrampa, Director-General, National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), tasked Metropolitan, Municipal […]

Experts Call For Development Of Transport Systems Among Others To Realize Benefits Of AfCFTA

Maritime law consultant, Dr. Emmanuel Kofi Mbiah (left) & Executive Director of the Institute for African Maritime Development, Chief Obosu Mohammed (right) Maritime industry experts have called for the development of a robust maritime industry for effective trading within the single continental market. Africa has been opened up for free […]

UNDP, Government Et Al To Amplify Development Opportunities Under AfCFTA

The UNDP Ghana Resident Representative, Dr. Angelina Lusigi has expressed her outfits excitement to partner with the government of Ghana, development partners and the AfCFTA secretariat to amplify opportunities that’s available within the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement for the growth of businesses in Ghana and overall development […]

Application To Export Under Afcfta Via Icums To Begin On Jan 18 – CUSTOMS

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority has revealed that the application processes for exports under the African Continental Free Trade Area through the Integrated Customs Management System will begin on Jan 18, 2021. The Assistant Commissioner of Customs in Charge of Tariff and Trade and also responsible for […]

Customs Urge Traders To Do Due Diligence Of Destination Countries Before Commencement Of Processes Under AfCFTA

An Assistant Commissioner of Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority, in Charge of Tariff and Trade, and Responsible for Free Trade Agreements including AfCFTA, Fechin Akoto has advised importers and exporters who wish to trade within the African Continental Free Trade Area to first and foremost find out if […]

Kenya’s High Commissioner To Ghana Calls For Inter-Institutional Cooperation Among African Countries Ahead Of AfCFTA

Kenya’s High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Eliphas Mugendi Barine, has called for inter-institutional collaborations among private sector groups in African countries that would create the synergy necessary to diversify product range to meet the international demand. Speaking on Eye on Port, the Kenyan High Commissioner to Ghana, explained that […]

AfCFTA To Take Care Of Non-Tariff Barriers That Hinder Intra-African Trade

Naa Amanua Williams, the Owner and Head Designer at Emma Bird Handmade Jewellery and Accessories and successful Ghanaian exporter of jewelries and accessories made from cut garments has lamented the cost of logistics in Africa which has been a major disincentive for intra-continental trade. According to her, the various transportation […]

Pundits Propose Way Forward For Successful Implementation Of AfCFTA

Trade experts in Ghana have raised some concerns needed to be addressed in order to enjoy a successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement following the handing over and commissioning of the AfCFTA Secretariat by the President of Ghana. The African Continental Free Trade Area is intended […]