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RAMAPHOSA CALLS FOR INTRA-AFRICA TRADE BOOST

Qaanitah Hunter | July 11, 2018 12:00 AM

ABUJA - President Cyril Ramaphosa has stressed the urgency of intra-Africa trade and has nudged Nigeria not to hesitate in joining 44 other African countries who have signed an accord to allow for free trade across the continent.

Speaking on the importance and need for intra-Africa trade in Abuja on Wednesday, Ramaphosa said South Africa will soon ratify the “African Continental Free Trade Area agreement”.

He says the African Continental Free Trade Area treaty signed earlier in 2018 will assist in continental integration and help bring stability to the continent.

Ramaphosa says this agreement will be an opportunity to improve infrastructure and trading routes.

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