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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-...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

01 Nov 18  News
Starting tomorrow, in Lilongwe, Malawi: First Extraordinary Summit of the Committee of Ten Heads of State and Government championing education, science and technology Our featured...
Visit of the African Union Commission Chairperson to Nigeria

Visit of the African Union Commission Chairperson to Nigeria

01 Nov 18  News
The Chairperson of the AUC, Moussa Faki Mahamat, undertook a two-day official visit to Nigeria from 25 to 27 October 2018. The visit is part of his regular consultations with membe...
African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

01 Nov 18  News
Africa has sustained gains in domestic resource mobilisation made since 2000, as tax revenues remained stable in 2016, according to Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018. Providi...
President Paul Kagame attends G20 Investment Summit

President Paul Kagame attends G20 Investment Summit

31 Oct 18  News
President Kagame on Tuesday attended the ‘G20 Investment Summit – German Business and the Compact with Africa (CwA) Countries’ where he delivered remarks in his double role a...
Nigeria to host Africa Trade Forum 2018

Nigeria to host Africa Trade Forum 2018

31 Oct 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification and Implementation: A game changer for African economies The Africa Trade Forum 2018, hosted by Nigeria’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and...
Africa: A time for sustained optimism?

Africa: A time for sustained optimism?

24 Oct 18  News
Public Lecture by Rt. Hon. Raila Odinga at Duke University It is always a great pleasure and honor to speak in a prestigious academic institution. It gives me an opportunity ...
Pan-African MPs pledge to support AfCFTA ratification

Pan-African MPs pledge to support AfCFTA ratification

24 Oct 18  News
Members of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) have backed Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s call for the August House to throw their weight behind the speedy ratification of the Afri...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Oct 18  News
The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business, Accelerating Africa conference, began today in Toronto Starting tomorrow, in Kigali: The 2018 Mid-Term Review of the African Development Fun...
President Buhari inaugurates Committee for Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area

President Buhari inaugurates Committee for Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area

23 Oct 18  News
President Muhammmadu Buhari on Monday, 22 October charged the Presidential Committee for Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area to address risks...
First Ordinary Session of the Fifth Pan-African Parliament kicks off with renewed call for stronger African integration

First Ordinary Session of the Fifth Pan-African Parliament kicks off with renewed call for stronger African integration

23 Oct 18  News
The first ordinary session of the fifth Parliament of the Pan-African Parliament kicked off officially on Monday, 22 October 2018 at the Kigali Convention Centr...
Press briefing on the Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee

Press briefing on the Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee

22 Oct 18  News
The Pan-African Private Sector Trade and Investment Committee is an advocacy platform to support implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), enhance African...
Who are the winners and losers in Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area?

Who are the winners and losers in Africa’s Continental Free Trade Area?

17 Oct 18  News
In March this year, the leaders of 44 African countries endorsed the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Since then more countries, including South Africa, have join...
Fighting corruption and illicit financial flows in Nigeria is non-negotiable – President Buhari

Fighting corruption and illicit financial flows in Nigeria is non-negotiable – President Buhari

16 Oct 18  News
“For my administration, fighting corruption and Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) in Nigeria is non-negotiable” This was the statement by Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Feder...
Africa and Turkey hold Second Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum to promote cooperation opportunities

Africa and Turkey hold Second Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum to promote cooperation opportunities

15 Oct 18  News
Africa and Turkey have concluded the 2nd Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum in Istanbul, co-organised by the African Union Commission and the country’s Ministry of Trade. ...
Boosting farm productivity in Africa through the sustainable use of machines

Boosting farm productivity in Africa through the sustainable use of machines

10 Oct 18  News
New African Union-FAO framework also aims to create new jobs while reducing reliance on manual labor FAO and the African Union on 5 October 2018 launched a new framework document ...
TICAD Ministerial Meeting: Japan a strategic investor for SA

TICAD Ministerial Meeting: Japan a strategic investor for SA

08 Oct 18  News
Japan remains a strategic and important long-term investor in different sectors of the economy both in South Africa and the rest of Africa, says Deputy Minister of Trade and Indust...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Oct 18  News
Maritime trade and Africa (UNCTAD) Maritime trade in Africa is shaped by the continent’s trade concentration and limited diversification. Accordingly, 40% of goods exported...
SADC urged to accelerate implementation of a single air transport market

SADC urged to accelerate implementation of a single air transport market

02 Oct 18  News
The civil aviation industry in southern Africa and the rest of the continent is projected to grow exponentially once the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) is fully implem...

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