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7 Oct 2021
In an interview with FRANCE 24, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai insisted the country was not in a new Cold War with China despite lingering tensions over trade. She also stressed that the US was keen to repair ties with France and Europe after a recent Australian submarine dispute, which led to the first-ever recall of a French ambassador to the United States.
5 Aug 2021
Officials in Nigeria, known as a hub for illegal wildlife trafficking have seized a record amount of pangolin scales and claws and elephant tusks as the government attempts to combat the trade, the head of customs said on Wednesday.
18 Jul 2021
With an embassy in Tel Aviv, the UAE has plans to broaden economic ties with Israel after tourism, aviation and financial services deals. Israel's president called diplomatic ties to the UAE a milestone toward peace.
6 Jun 2021
Sex workers, activists and allies march in protest through Johannesburg. They are asking the government, and the city of Johannesburg specifically, to decriminalise sex work. Because South Africa sees their profession as illegal, sex workers are often left without rights, leaving them vulnerable to crime and violence, and without medical and security services.
13 May 2021
The new EU-OACPS Partnership Agreement is only a few weeks old, but already many in Africa are calling for an update. What are the reasons for the dissatisfaction?
28 Apr 2021
National agriculture quarantine service seizes, razes 67M Worth of hiding in Nigeria.
6 Apr 2021
The Pakistani government's recent flip-flop on the partial resumption of trade with India highlights how geopolitical considerations — rather than economic or rational — drive policymaking.
1 Apr 2021
A giant container ship blocking the Suez Canal has put the vulnerabilities of global trade center stage. DW looks at the major shipping routes most at risk from unforeseen events.
19 Feb 2021
Months after the Trump administration rejected her, former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala received a unanimous backing to become the first woman and first African director-general of the World Trade Organization. As director-general, Okonjo-Iweala will need to broker international trade talks in the face of persistent U.S.-China trade conflict; respond to pressure to reform trade rules. GuardianTV spoke with Cheta Nwanze, Lead Partner, SB Morgen on what this means for world trade.
13 Feb 2021
US President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, discussed issues including trade and human rights. Xi warned against a potential confrontation between the US and China.
2 Feb 2021
After its exit from the EU, the United Kingdom is seeking to be part of the Pacific free trade area. A formal request will be made early next week, the government said.
29 Jan 2021
BuyCoins, a Lagos based company cater to Nigerians who are interested in trading cryptocurrency. The company offers a service that enables users to trade instantly. Users can buy or sell cryptocurrency directly from or to us via the app without the hassle of looking for traders to buy from or sell to.

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