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EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

EU-AU Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting: Joint Communiqué

28 Jan 19  News
Europe and Africa are each other’s closest neighbours. What happens in Africa matters in Europe, and vice versa. As equal partners with mutual interests, the two sides are worki...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jan 19  News
Events listing, Part I Profiled African trade and development events, starting Monday, for your events calendar: TFTA Technical Committee on Legal Affairs (28-29 January, Nairobi...
Shaping Africa’s agenda in the global context: President Kagame at WEF 2019

Shaping Africa’s agenda in the global context: President Kagame at WEF 2019

24 Jan 19  News
Rwanda’s Paul Kagame delivered remarks at a discussion with African Heads of State on Shaping Africa’s Agenda in the Global Context as part of the 2019 World Economic Foru...
Where does the AfCFTA Process stand and what happens next?

Where does the AfCFTA Process stand and what happens next?

23 Jan 19  Blog
African leaders held an Extraordinary Summit on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) from 17-21 March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, during which the Agreement establishing th...
Updates from the 7th African Ministers of Trade Meeting (12-13 December 2018)

Updates from the 7th African Ministers of Trade Meeting (12-13 December 2018)

23 Jan 19  Blog
African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) held their 7th meeting in Egypt from 12-13 December 2018. The AMOT is a meeting African Union member states’ ministers responsible for tra...
tralac’s Daily News Selection, with an Ethiopian special focus

tralac’s Daily News Selection, with an Ethiopian special focus

21 Jan 19  News
AfCFTA could be in force by mid-year: STC of the Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources The Rwandan Department of Trade and Industry last week held the 2nd Ordinary Se...
The entry into force of the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its implementation

The entry into force of the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and its implementation

21 Jan 19  News
The Department of Trade and Industry organized the 2nd Ordinary Session of the Specialized Technical Committee of the Ministers of Trade, Industry and Mineral Resources, under the ...
Refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons in Africa at center of 32nd AU Summit

Refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons in Africa at center of 32nd AU Summit

16 Jan 19  News
“Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa” is the theme that will be at the center of discussions during...
tralac’s first Daily News Selection for 2019

tralac’s first Daily News Selection for 2019

15 Jan 19  News
Profiled AU events, now underway: The 32nd Ordinary Summit of the African Union started today in Addis on the theme Refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons: towar...
African Group Declaration on WTO issues

African Group Declaration on WTO issues

15 Jan 19  News
We, Ministers of Trade of the Member States of the African Union, meeting in Cairo, on 12 and 13 December 2018, at the occasion of the 7th Meeting of the African Minister...
tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

tralac’s final Daily News Selection 2018

18 Dec 18  News
Today in Vienna: The High-Level Forum Africa-Europe President Kagame and Chancellor Kurz decided to call for a High-Level Forum to provide a space for European and African leaders...
African Union Ministers of Trade conclusively reach consensus on all outstanding issues on AfCFTA modalities for tariff liberalization

African Union Ministers of Trade conclusively reach consensus on all outstanding issues on AfCFTA modalities for tariff liberalization

18 Dec 18  News
The seventh meeting of African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) ended in Egypt this week with the ministers reaching an agreement on crucial aspects of the African Continental Free ...
Towards a safe and orderly migration

Towards a safe and orderly migration

18 Dec 18  News
A global migration compact may help combat the myth that migrants are liabilities In August 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Pri...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Dec 18  News
Ahead of Monday’s IMF conference, The future of work in sub-Saharan Africa, in Accra, Ghana: a podcast with Axel Schimmelpfennig AfCFTA updates from this past week’s AMOT mini...
African trade ministers issue ‘Cairo package’

African trade ministers issue ‘Cairo package’

14 Dec 18  News
Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar said that the meetings of the 14th Negotiations Forum for African Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) hosted by Cairo, the 7th Senior Offic...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Dec 18  News
IMF’s Chart of the Week: Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is a tale of different experiences President Trump’s new Africa strategy was unveiled today in Washington: Remarks by A...
Smaller African nations should not fear but embrace AfCFTA, says ECA’s Songwe

Smaller African nations should not fear but embrace AfCFTA, says ECA’s Songwe

13 Dec 18  News
Smaller African economies should not fear the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)but rather embrace the accord for the benefits it will bring to the continent through...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Dec 18  News
Starting tomorrow: Ministerial Retreat, in Nairobi, on trade facilitation in the EAC: ministers are expected to adopt a declaration of policy objectives for a regional trade f...
Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

Inaugural Intra-African Trade Fair to drive continent’s development of export manufacturing

12 Dec 18  News
The first-ever Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) to be held on the continent opened on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 in Cairo, Egypt with the President of the African Export-Import ...
South African Parliament approves the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

South African Parliament approves the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

06 Dec 18  News
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, has welcomed the ratification of the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by Parliament. The ...

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