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PMRC BLOG – Leveraging Opportunities in The African Continental Free Trade Area to Address Challenges Faced by Women in Trade

One group of people who stand to benefit significantly from the AfCFTA are women, particularly those involved in trade. Women have long played an important role in the economic development of Africa, with many engaged in small-scale cross-border trade. However, women have historically faced significant barriers to participating in formal trade, such as lack of […]

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PMRC BLOG – The African Continental Free Trade Area and Infrastructure Demand Creation

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a flagship project of the African Union’s Agenda 2063, which is a blueprint for attaining inclusive and sustainable development across the continent over the next 50 years. The Agreement creates a single market for goods and services among African countries, with the goal of increasing intra-African trade […]

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PMRC BLOG – Enhancing Flexibility and Control in Zambia’s Pension Scheme: Government Signs NAPSA Bill on Partial Withdrawal into Law

On the 17th of April 2023, President Hichilema signed into law the National Pension Scheme Authority (Amendment) Bill of 2023, which allows for the partial withdrawal of pensions. This legislation marks a significant milestone in Zambia’s social security system, as it provides more flexibility for contributors to access their pension savings. This article highlights the […]