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02 Feb 21  News
Country focus Ports upgrade and expand to support manufacturing and exports (Global Africa Network) Almost a third of South Africa’s manufactured exports are produced in KwaZul...
Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

Trade and development finance in Africa in the shadow of COVID-19

21 Dec 20  Publications
Even under the immense challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the African continent, great opportunities exist for the expansion of trade through trade and development financ...
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21 Dec 20  News
National Aviation industry anxious as COVID-19 resurgences force new travel bans (The South African) With a host of countries – mainly across Europe – announcing over the wee...
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15 Dec 20  News
National Full Quarterly Bulletin - No 298 - December 2020 (South African Reserve Bank) Following a fourth successive quarterly contraction in the second quarter of 2020, the real...
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26 Oct 20  News
National SA Government Commits to Strengthening Economic Ties with the Middle East (dtic) The South African government is committed to strengthening bilateral economic relations ...
F15 Ministers, Special Envoys for mobilization of international COVID-19 support

F15 Ministers, Special Envoys for mobilization of international COVID-19 support

26 Oct 20  News
Communiqué of the teleconference between the African Union Commission, the F15 Finance Ministers and the AU Special Envoys for the mobilization of international support for Africa...
South Africa’s PPE shortage – what can we learn?

South Africa’s PPE shortage – what can we learn?

14 Oct 20  Blog
Within the first week of South Africa’s lock down in response to the Covid-19 crisis, at the end of March, health care professionals were warning that locally available supplies ...
Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

09 Oct 20  News
The Pulse check report issued by a consortium of multilateral development banks and trade research institutions, recounts the views of sub-Saharan banks on multi-lat...
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30 Sep 20  News
National news Commitment made to reduce food waste (TimesLIVE) “Ultimately, the CGCSA is advocating for legislation to make it possible for surplus food, which is still safe fo...
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10 Sep 20  News
City of Cape Town eyes air cargo as new revenue stream (IOL) The tourism industry requires innovative ways to ensure revenue is being generated by the sector, so air cargo will be...
Digital economy can put citizens in control of finance, says UN Task Force

Digital economy can put citizens in control of finance, says UN Task Force

27 Aug 20  News
A UN Task Force set up to look into the risks and benefits of the digital economy, has concluded that it could have a transformational impact on sustainable development, and empowe...
Rwanda harnesses technology to fight COVID-19, drive recovery

Rwanda harnesses technology to fight COVID-19, drive recovery

06 Aug 20  News
In a conversation with IMF Country Focus, Rwanda’s Minister of State in Charge of National Treasury Richard Tusabe explains how his government is leveraging technology and grass-...
South Africa looks toward inclusive recovery to stabilise debt, boost growth

South Africa looks toward inclusive recovery to stabilise debt, boost growth

04 Aug 20  News
In a conversation with IMF Country Focus, the Director-General of South Africa’s National Treasury Dondo Mogajane explains how the government has responded to the COVID-19 c...
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30 Jul 20  News
AfCFTA: Nigeria not ready for restrictive Rule of Origin (Nairametrics) Adopting a restrictive Rule of Origin will not allow the Nigerian manufacturing industry to enjoy the full ...
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...
Private sector leaders commit to mobilizing resources to build back better from COVID-19

Private sector leaders commit to mobilizing resources to build back better from COVID-19

11 Jun 20  News
In a meeting convened by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on 10 June, leaders of prominent financial institutions and businesses pledged to scale-up sustainable i...
COVID-19: Act now or risk ‘unimaginable devastation’ globally, warns UN chief

COVID-19: Act now or risk ‘unimaginable devastation’ globally, warns UN chief

29 May 20  News
Unless countries across the world act together now, the COVID-19 pandemic will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world”, UN Secretary-General António Gu...
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21 May 20  News
The 2nd edition of the African Regional Integration Index will be launched tomorrow. Further details of the webinar can be accessed here. South Africa: Masondo punts com...
World Bank Group: 100 Countries get support in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

World Bank Group: 100 Countries get support in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

21 May 20  News
Unprecedented Crisis Could Push Up to 60 Million into Extreme Poverty The World Bank Group on 19 May 2020 announced its emergency operations to fight COVID-19 (coronavirus) have r...
SADC, World Bank reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership for regional economic integration despite COVID-19 pandemic

SADC, World Bank reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership for regional economic integration despite COVID-19 pandemic

18 May 20  News
Through a virtual consultative meeting held on 12 May, 2020, co-chaired by the SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, and Ms. Deborah Wetzel, the Dir...