Kenya ratifies EPA to continue key flower exports to EU

posted in: Africa, Afrique

Kenya has ratified an international trade agreement with the European Union (EU) despite the opposition to the deal by some East African states, paving the way for continued trade with Brussels, the country’s foreign minister said Wednesday. “Kenya’s Mission to … Read More

EU struggling to convince the East African Community to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement

On the verge of losing access to the lucrative export markets, the European Union (EU) said Wednesday it was prepared to consider a request for Kenyan exporters to continue exports to the EU, should the two sides fail to sign … Read More

Nigeria in no hurry to sign EU economic partnership deal

posted in: Africa, Nigeria

Despite persistent persuasion and juicy offers by the European Union (EU), Nigeria is not in a hurry to sign an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European bloc, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, said. … Read More