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Potential trade in Africa estimated at three trillion dollars

The African continent is estimated to have a three-trillion-dollar market opportunity through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreements.

The continent attracts low-cost opportunities raising manufacturing potential, the business environment is improving along with macroeconomic governance and a vast reserve of young, labour talent.

Analyst Lebohang Pheko and Prof Tal Edgars explore how we can exponentially grow intra-African economic collaboration and use the human, natural and innovative resources in abundance on the continent to our advantage.

Source: Reuters

In other news – Deborah Fraser still not buried after funeral service

Late gospel star Deborah Fraser was set to be laid to rest at Lala Kahle Cemetery in Hillcrest, west of Durban. But family, friends, and artists were asked not to go to the cemetery.

Deborah Fraser

Family spokeswoman Nontando Mafisa told the publication that the family has not authorized her to confirm when Deborah will be buried. Learn more

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