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There is a time for everything: the African Continental Free Trade Area

There is a time for everything: the African Continental Free Trade Area

06 Mar 19  News
Remarks by Dr. Donald Kaberuka at the 23rd East Africa Law Society Annual Conference in Mombasa, Kenya, 30 November 2018 Thank you and Good Morning. It is a pleasure to be here.&...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Feb 19  News
African trade events to diarise: South Africa’s Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry will, on Wednesday, be briefed by the Department of Trade and Industry on ongoing n...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Feb 19  News
3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Ecnomic Planning and integration (4-8 March, Yaoundé) The 3rd Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Pl...
Public policies for productive transformation: 3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

Public policies for productive transformation: 3rd STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

18 Feb 19  News
Implementing effective public policies that facilitate productive transformation is essential for reviving economies. The 2019 African Union Specialized Technical Committee (STC) o...
tralac’s Daily News Selection: AU Summit review

tralac’s Daily News Selection: AU Summit review

12 Feb 19  News
A guide to the AU Summit: Outcomes, commentaries, side-events, country postings South Africa deposited its AfCFTA instrument of ratification, as did Mauritania and Republic o...
President Ramaphosa deposits SA’s AfCFTA instrument of ratification

President Ramaphosa deposits SA’s AfCFTA instrument of ratification

12 Feb 19  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has handed over South Africa’s instrument of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Sess...
International push to improve food safety

International push to improve food safety

12 Feb 19  News
International Food Safety Conference opens with call for greater global cooperation Greater international cooperation is needed to prevent unsafe food from causing ill health and ...
Kagame makes case for African digital identity

Kagame makes case for African digital identity

12 Feb 19  News
President Paul Kagame has backed the on-going efforts by the African Union to further accelerate the adoption of digital identities, saying this would shore up citizen inclusion in...
Key decisions of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union

Key decisions of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union

12 Feb 19  News
Highlighted decisions adopted in Addis Ababa, January 2019 Decision on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Assembly: Endorsed the recommendations of African Uni...
Report on AU Institutional Reform: Closed session at the 32nd African Union Summit

Report on AU Institutional Reform: Closed session at the 32nd African Union Summit

12 Feb 19  News
Remarks by President Paul Kagame, 10 February 2019 I begin by thanking you all, once again, for taking part in the Extraordinary Summit last November dedicated to advancing the in...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Feb 19  News
32nd Ordinary Session of the African Union: opening address by President Kagame The future of the global economy is digital. At this Summit, we will consider guidelines for a comm...
32nd African Union Heads of State and Government Summit kicks off

32nd African Union Heads of State and Government Summit kicks off

11 Feb 19  News
The supreme organ of the African Union (AU), the Assembly, which comprises Heads of State and Government of all the 55 African countries, began its 32nd Ordinary Session on 10...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Feb 19  News
tralac’s Gerhard Erasmus on the AfCFTA’s institutions: Could the Secretariat hold the key to implementation? This working paper discusses what institutions the AfCFTA will hav...
Africa making encouraging progress in the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area, says AUC Chairperson

Africa making encouraging progress in the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area, says AUC Chairperson

08 Feb 19  News
Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, has described the progress made in the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)...
AUC calls for a strong public-private collaboration in the mineral resources sector for the attainment of the AfCFTA

AUC calls for a strong public-private collaboration in the mineral resources sector for the attainment of the AfCFTA

08 Feb 19  News
The Department of Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission (AUC) participated in the Mining Indaba 2019 from 4-7 February 2018 in Cape Town. The Mining Indaba is the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 19  News
Economic Partnership Agreement between the Eastern Southern Africa (ESA) States and the UK: documentation downloads Explanatory memorandum Parliamentary report Treaty text Afri...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 19  News
Underway, in Monrovia: Network of Economic Journalists of West Africa meeting on AfCFTA Diarise: 3rd German-African Business Summit (11-13 February, Accra) African Mining Indaba:...
The AfCFTA Institutions: Could the Secretariat hold the key to Implementation?

The AfCFTA Institutions: Could the Secretariat hold the key to Implementation?

06 Feb 19  Publications
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a vast and ambitious undertaking. It is designed to be an African Union flagship endeavour. It must be implemented under the app...
African Group Statement: Informal WTO Ministerial gathering at WEF 2019

African Group Statement: Informal WTO Ministerial gathering at WEF 2019

05 Feb 19  News
This statement is circulated by H.E. Minister Rob Davies to the informal WTO Ministerial gathering in Davos on behalf of Benin, as the Coordinator of the African Group. The t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jan 19  News
Agenda items for tomorrow’s EAC Heads of State Summit in Arusha: The presidents are expected to tackle key issue amongst member states, with priority given to resolution of lon...

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