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tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

23 Oct 20  News
National Tax hikes and changes proposed for South Africa – including digital products and services (BusinessTech) South Africa is facing a significant shortfall in revenue coll...
African Union 2nd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting closes with a resolve to strengthen collaboration in line with the principle of subsidiarity

African Union 2nd Mid-Year Coordination Meeting closes with a resolve to strengthen collaboration in line with the principle of subsidiarity

23 Oct 20  News
Meeting ends with resolve to strengthen collaboration between the AU, RECs, RMs, the Member States, and other continental institutions The virtual meeting that took place on 22nd ...
tralac Daily News

tralac Daily News

14 Oct 20  News
National African trade integration is still a far way off, envoy tells Parly (Fin24) African states are progressing with trade regimes that are past due in a bid to bolster trade...
Key Note Address by Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga delivered at the  2020 tralac Annual Conference

Key Note Address by Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga delivered at the 2020 tralac Annual Conference

21 Sep 20  News
I greet each and every one of you. I would like to begin by thanking tralac for the opportunity accorded to me to deliver the keynote address at your 2020 Annual Conference which ...
Regional industrial development in Africa – how can COVID-19 responses contribute?

Regional industrial development in Africa – how can COVID-19 responses contribute?

03 Sep 20  Blog
Industrial development has always been featured in Africa’s integration agenda. In recent years this focus has been sharpened and industrial strategies at continental and regiona...
4th High-Level Tax Policy Dialogue: Taxing rights for Africa in the new world and effects of COVID-19 – The role of tax policymakers and tax administrators

4th High-Level Tax Policy Dialogue: Taxing rights for Africa in the new world and effects of COVID-19 – The role of tax policymakers and tax administrators

31 Aug 20  News
A collaboration between the African Tax Administration Forum and the African Union Commission Outcome Statement The 4th ATAF High-Level Tax Policy Dialogue attracted over 529...
Taxing the digital economy: COVID-19 heightens need to expand resource mobilization base

Taxing the digital economy: COVID-19 heightens need to expand resource mobilization base

26 Aug 20  News
Taxing Rights for Africa in The New World & Effects of COVID-19: The Role of Tax Policymakers and Tax Administrators The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to the fore, the focus o...
Statement by Secretary-General H.E. Wamkele Keabetswe Mene at the official commissioning and handing over of the AfCFTA Secretariat

Statement by Secretary-General H.E. Wamkele Keabetswe Mene at the official commissioning and handing over of the AfCFTA Secretariat

17 Aug 20  News
On this occasion of the official commissioning and handing over of the AfCFTA Secretariat, let me express deep humility for having been elected by the 33rd Ordinary Session of the ...
Official Commissioning and Handing Over of the AfCFTA Secretariat

Official Commissioning and Handing Over of the AfCFTA Secretariat

17 Aug 20  News
The AfCFTA Secretariat Building was officially commissioned and handed over by the African Union to Ghana on Monday, 17th August 2020. Speeches from the ceremony are available...
The Secretariat is pivotal to the success of the AfCFTA

The Secretariat is pivotal to the success of the AfCFTA

17 Aug 20  Blog
A recent World Bank study emphasises the importance of implementation and the reduction of ‘red tape and simplification of customs procedures’ as key to the success of the AfCF...
In wake of COVID-19, African Union to keep AfCFTA on track with digital technology

In wake of COVID-19, African Union to keep AfCFTA on track with digital technology

16 Aug 20  News
Since the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic, the AU Commission, like most intergovernmental organisations around the world, has shifted most of its activities online. In this contex...
Commemoration of the first edition of Africa Integration Day: Closing remarks by H.E. Amb Albert M. Muchanga, AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry

Commemoration of the first edition of Africa Integration Day: Closing remarks by H.E. Amb Albert M. Muchanga, AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry

10 Jul 20  News
We have come to the end of our 1 week commemoration of the first edition of Africa Integration Day, which as you all will agree with me was a big success, considering the COVID-19 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Jul 20  News
Diarise: 2020 IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings (12-18 October) Next stages of WTO DG selection process: General Council Chair Walker announces timelines Commemoration of the first ...
UK still has no coherent strategy for engaging with Africa

UK still has no coherent strategy for engaging with Africa

10 Jul 20  News
The International Relations and Defence Committee has published its report on ‘The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa: prosperity, peace and development co-operation’. The repot critic...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Jul 20  News
Joint Statement on the Commemoration of African Integration Day (African Union) Joint Statement of the Chairperson of the Assembly of the African Union, The African Continent...
Joint Statement on the Commemoration of African Integration Day

Joint Statement on the Commemoration of African Integration Day

07 Jul 20  News
Joint Statement of the Chairperson of the Assembly of the African Union, The African Continental Free Trade Area Champion and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the...
Youth in trade and trade governance in Africa

Youth in trade and trade governance in Africa

03 Jul 20  Blog
Trade supported by improvements in trade governance can contribute to reducing inequalities by distributing benefits more equally across all segments of the society. Meaningful par...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jul 20  News
African Union says urgent need to address patents and technology barriers for access to future COVID-19 vaccines (ReliefWeb) In a communique issued following the ‘Africa’...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Jul 20  News
Diarise: As part of the AU’s commemoration of Africa Integration Day 2020, tralac will on 4 July host a webinar, Leveraging the AfCFTA for Africa’s development – Lessons from...
The European Union Supports Africa’s COVID-19 Continental Response

The European Union Supports Africa’s COVID-19 Continental Response

01 Jul 20  News
The European Union (EU) has provided EUR 10 million towards the implementation of the Africa Joint Continental Strategy for COVID-19 Outbreak. The funding is the initial contributi...