Ecowas Admits Morocco, but Studying Implications

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Northern African country of Morocco’s request to join the West African regional body has been approved in principle by ECOWAS, but West African leaders are studying the implications of its membership before its membershi…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Northern African country of Morocco's request to join the West African regional body has been approved in principle by ECOWAS, but West African leaders are studying the implications of its membership before its membership can be formally endorsed.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Small Enterprises, E-Commerce Key to Economic Development’

[Guardian] For Africa, particularly Nigeria to develop and take its rightful place on the world stage, concerted efforts must be made to strengthen small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to boost the economy.

[Guardian] For Africa, particularly Nigeria to develop and take its rightful place on the world stage, concerted efforts must be made to strengthen small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to boost the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Deploy Sign Language Interpreters in Public Hospitals’

[Daily Trust] Ipas Nigeria, an international nongovernmental organization has called for the deployment of at least one sign language interpreter in all public health facilities in the country.

[Daily Trust] Ipas Nigeria, an international nongovernmental organization has called for the deployment of at least one sign language interpreter in all public health facilities in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tobacco Growers Gross Over U.S.$400 Million

[The Herald] Farmers have collectively earned $416 million from the sale of over 144 million kilogrammes of flue cured tobacco so far this marketing season. Over 200 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf are expected this season.The sales have increas…

[The Herald] Farmers have collectively earned $416 million from the sale of over 144 million kilogrammes of flue cured tobacco so far this marketing season. Over 200 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf are expected this season.The sales have increased by 13 percent from the 127 million kilogrammes worth $370 million sold during the corresponding period last year. Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that farmers in Burma Valley have also sold 11 105 kilogrammes of cigar wrapper

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mitc a Has Point – Revive Admarc Commercial Activities

[Nyasa Times] Malawi used to have a reasonable industrial base with a number of industries that produced goods for local and foreign markets before 1995. For example, Press Clothing used to manufacture quality clothes for local and international market…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi used to have a reasonable industrial base with a number of industries that produced goods for local and foreign markets before 1995. For example, Press Clothing used to manufacture quality clothes for local and international markets. Admarc used to have a number of subsidiary companies such as Grain and Milling which added value to its core function as the major buyer of farm produce.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Bank of China to Internationalize Angolan Banking System

[ANGOP] Luanda -The presence of the Bank of China Branch in Angola is aimed for the internationalization of the Angolan banking system and economy, said on Monday the governor of the National Reserve Bank of Angola (BNA), Valter Filipe.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The presence of the Bank of China Branch in Angola is aimed for the internationalization of the Angolan banking system and economy, said on Monday the governor of the National Reserve Bank of Angola (BNA), Valter Filipe.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola