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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Nov 18  News
Pan-African policy events starting today: Africa Industrialization Week 2018 [ODI blog: Five new ways to promote African industriali-sation] Workshop on Continental Tran...
11th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union: Summary of key decisions

11th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union: Summary of key decisions

18 Nov 18  News
The 11th Extraordinary Session of the African Union Summit, focusing on institutional reform of the African Union, was held in Addis Ababa from 5th to 18th November 2018. It start...
Communiqué on the appointment of the Board of Trustees for the African Union Peace Fund

Communiqué on the appointment of the Board of Trustees for the African Union Peace Fund

17 Nov 18  News
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on 16 November 2018 appointed the five African members of the Board of Trustees of the African Union Peace Fun...
Extraordinary Summit on AU Reforms begins with the aim “to make Africa stronger and give our people the future they deserve”

Extraordinary Summit on AU Reforms begins with the aim “to make Africa stronger and give our people the future they deserve”

17 Nov 18  News
The supreme organ of the African Union, the Assembly, which comprises Heads of State and Government of all the 55 African countries, began its 11th Extraordinary Session today with...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Nov 18  News
Mali’s parliament yesterday, 15 November, unanimously ratified the AfCFTA Agreement. @AbdoulayeDiop8: Bravo au gouvernement & a l’Assemblée nationale du Mali pour cette pr...
20th Extraordinary session of the African Union Executive Council held in Addis Ababa

20th Extraordinary session of the African Union Executive Council held in Addis Ababa

16 Nov 18  News
The 20th Extraordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) opened on 14th November 2018 at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with calls highlighti...
Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa Summit

Joint statement of the 7th EU-South Africa Summit

16 Nov 18  News
EU-South Africa Summit: Strengthening the Strategic Partnership At the 7th European Union-South Africa Summit held in Brussels on 15 November 2018, Leaders agreed on a number of s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Nov 18  News
AfCFTA Phase II negotiations: expert workshop concludes today in Addis (UNECA) The AfCFTA Phase II issues are investment, competition policy, and intellectual property rights. The...
AUC Deputy Chairperson shares insights on the ongoing financial reforms of the Union

AUC Deputy Chairperson shares insights on the ongoing financial reforms of the Union

15 Nov 18  News
“This is a watershed moment for Africa” At the 31st Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit held in Nouakchott, Mauritania in July 2018, a budget of US$681,485,337 was ap...
AUC and NEPAD rally partners for next phase of PIDA

AUC and NEPAD rally partners for next phase of PIDA

15 Nov 18  News
The African Union Commission and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency convened partners in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 13 November 2018 to rally support for the second pha...
Experts meet to set the stage for AfCFTA Phase II negotiations

Experts meet to set the stage for AfCFTA Phase II negotiations

15 Nov 18  News
A meeting of experts was hosted from 12-15 November 2018 by the African Union Commission (AUC), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the Economic Co...
Africa can learn from EU: President Ramaphosa

Africa can learn from EU: President Ramaphosa

14 Nov 18  News
Africa can draw lessons from the European Union’s path to integration, economic and political union, and achieving social progress, President Ramaphosa has said. In his address ...
Transforming African economies, building SMEs capacities: Fundamental to AfCFTA success

Transforming African economies, building SMEs capacities: Fundamental to AfCFTA success

14 Nov 18  News
The Senegalese capital, Dakar, witnessed a range of stakeholders from across Africa for a consultative workshop on Africa’s Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) from 5-9th November 20...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Nov 18  News
Forthcoming African trade, infrastructure and industrialisation policy events Linked to implementing the WTO’s TFA and the AU’s AfCFTA (i) Southern Africa: Border agency...
Sierra Leone: Parliament ratifies the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

Sierra Leone: Parliament ratifies the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

09 Nov 18  News
The Parliament of Sierra Leone on Wednesday, 7th November 2018 debated and ratified with unanimity the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, aimed at promoting tr...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Nov 18  News
Featured trade policy tweet, @CohenOnAfrica: US government withdrawal of AGOA privileges from Mauritania due to reports of slavery is essentially symbolic – trade with Mauritania...
Institutional reform of the African Union is the major focus of the 11th AU Extraordinary Summit underway in Addis Ababa

Institutional reform of the African Union is the major focus of the 11th AU Extraordinary Summit underway in Addis Ababa

08 Nov 18  News
Under the framework of the 11th African Union Extraordinary Summit, the AU Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) officially opened on Monday 5th November 2018, at the AU headqu...
Private sector crucial to successful AfCFTA implementation, Africa Trade Forum delegates agree

Private sector crucial to successful AfCFTA implementation, Africa Trade Forum delegates agree

07 Nov 18  News
The 2018 Africa Trade Forum ended in Lagos, Nigeria, with delegates agreeing that while governments need to set a conducive environment through collective and coordinated actions f...
AfCFTA: Nigeria’s process of consultations is through systemic and robust stakeholder engagement

AfCFTA: Nigeria’s process of consultations is through systemic and robust stakeholder engagement

05 Nov 18  News
Keynote address by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the Africa Trade Forum 2018 I am pleased to join The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Aki...
Launch of visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for all African citizens entering Ethiopia

Launch of visa-on-arrival and E-visa arrangements for all African citizens entering Ethiopia

02 Nov 18  News
Remarks by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat I am pleased to be here today on the occasion of the official launching, by Ethiopia, of a visa-on-...

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