Tag: Benedict Oramah

Benedict Oramah reappointed as President of African Export-Import Bank

"We want an Africa where the foundations of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) are laid expeditiously so that the 84,000 kilometres of borders that have divided us for ages can begin to come down,” said prof. Oramah

AU Summit 2020: Afreximbank President Oramah: Political will remains key to African free trade

The President of African Export-Import Bank, Benedict Oramah says there is political will and support towards initiatives and tasks set out by the bank across Africa. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Godfrey Mutizwa on the sidelines of the 33rd African Union Summit to share his thought on political support on the continent.

AfCFTA: Afreximbank President Oramah calls for African resources to support Africa’s development

The African Export-Import Bank has signed a programme for a N300 billion medium-term note with Nigeria's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On the sidelines of the signing ceremony in Lagos, Afreximbank President, Benedict Oramah tells CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole that the bonds programme opens new doors for interventions across Nigeria. The Afreximbank President also spoke about the anticipated commencement of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). He joins CNBC Africa for more.

Africa Investment Forum: Afexim President, Benedict Oramah’s plan to forge investment partnerships, draw clients

The Africa Export-Import Bank, or Afrexim Bank for short, is one of the partners of the Africa Investment Forum which is underway in Sandton this week. The Bank sees the Forum as important from two perspectives. On the one hand, to bring together clients and their projects and look for partners and investors to participate in these – on the other hand to invest equity and provide support. Dr Benedict Oramah, President of the Africa Export-Import Bank spoke to CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi.

Benedict Oramah discusses AfCFTA and how it can overcome Africa’s internal trade disputes

President of the Africa Export-Import Bank, Benedict Oramah says intraregional trade disputes in parts of Africa can be resolved through communication. To share some insight on the 500 million-dollar facility for the Manufacturer's Association of Nigeria (MAN) and efforts to strengthen economies across Africa, he joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.

Exploring the impact and response post xenophobic attacks

As some businesses remained closed in Nigeria following reactions and Africa-wide counter-responses to xenophobic attacks in some parts of South Africa and Nigeria, CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole explores impact and response by both countries in this report.

Benedict Oramah: Afreximbank is critical for the implementation of the AfCFTA

As Afreximbank's 2019 annual meetings begin in Russia, President, Benedict Oramah says holding the event for the second time outside the shores of Africa signifies the continent’s willingness to create partnerships despite the rising trend towards isolationism. He discussed the expectations for this year’s event with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole.

Afreximbank’s Benedict Oramah on tackling barriers to intra-African trade

The Intra-Africa Trade fair kicked off in Cairo today. The purpose of the fair is to boost the knowledge of trade systems in order to ensure that all African countries are able to benefit from the trade agreement. CNBC Africa's reporter Christy Cole caught up with the President of Afreximbank Benedict Oramah to discuss the details of this fair.