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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Dec 18  News
African trade events to diarise: African Ministers of Trade meeting (12-13 December, Cairo); 1st SADCSTAN workshop to adopt Harmonised Transport Standards (10-14 December, South Af...
Afreximbank President says Africa can meet $300 billion annual cost of development plan

Afreximbank President says Africa can meet $300 billion annual cost of development plan

03 Dec 18  News
Africa has the money to meet the estimated $300 billion annual cost required for the attainment of the 10-year plan under the African Union’s Agenda 2063, Prof. Benedict Oramah, ...
G20 Leaders’ Declaration: Building consensus for fair and sustainable development

G20 Leaders’ Declaration: Building consensus for fair and sustainable development

03 Dec 18  News
The G20 Leaders’ Summit concluded on 1 December 2018 in Buenos Aires with a press conference given by Argentine President Mauricio Macri. After two days of wo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Nov 18  News
AfCFTA ratification update, @AUTradeIndustry: “Great and welcome news. Getting closer to 22. Senegalese cabinet last night adopted draft law authorizing ratification of AfCFTA A...
African Union Commission and the United States commit to advance efforts towards stability and development in Africa

African Union Commission and the United States commit to advance efforts towards stability and development in Africa

30 Nov 18  News
The African Union (AU) Commission and the United States of America convened the 6th annual High-Level Dialogue at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa on 29 November 2018. ...
PIDA Week 2018 ends with calls on Africa to accelerate implementation of game-changing infrastructure projects

PIDA Week 2018 ends with calls on Africa to accelerate implementation of game-changing infrastructure projects

29 Nov 18  News
Addressing Africa’s infrastructure gap remains an imperative that African governments should continue to take seriously if the continent is to realise the aspirations its people ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Nov 18  News
Diarise: Role of capital markets in mobilizing domestic resources in Africa – a capacity building workshop (5-7 December, Gaborone). Download the concept note (pdf) Featured com...
Let us make Africa’s infrastructure competitive, Zimbabwean Minister urges continent at PIDA Week

Let us make Africa’s infrastructure competitive, Zimbabwean Minister urges continent at PIDA Week

27 Nov 18  News
Africa needs to unite and work hard to reverse colonial infrastructure systems which promoted the extraction of profitable agricultural and mineral wealth for export at the expense...
Mozambique making considerable economic and social progress, says African Development Bank Country report

Mozambique making considerable economic and social progress, says African Development Bank Country report

26 Nov 18  News
Mozambique has made significant strides despite an economic slump over the past two years, according to the latest Country Results Brief from the African Development Bank. Between...
New EIB study on banking in Africa: delivering on financial inclusion, supporting financial stability

New EIB study on banking in Africa: delivering on financial inclusion, supporting financial stability

22 Nov 18  News
During its Africa Day 2018 in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the European Investment Bank released today its new study, ‘Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial...
COMESA, EU sign €48 million trade facilitation programme agreement

COMESA, EU sign €48 million trade facilitation programme agreement

21 Nov 18  News
The European Union and COMESA have signed a €48.3 million trade facilitation programme. The COMESA Trade Facilitation Programme (CTFP) aims at deepening regional integration, imp...
Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

19 Nov 18  News
This report on Zimbabwe’s economic growth opportunities and trajectory was prepared at the government’s request following a political transition in November 2017. After recent...
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...
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...
Africa Investment Forum exceeds expectations, participants unanimously agree

Africa Investment Forum exceeds expectations, participants unanimously agree

12 Nov 18  News
The curtain fell on a three-day marathon investment marketplace, on Friday, with transactions worth billions of dollars sealed. The inaugural Africa Investment Forum ended on...
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...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the inaugural Africa Investment Forum

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the inaugural Africa Investment Forum

08 Nov 18  News
Keynote address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Opening Plenary It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to South Africa for this, the inaugural Africa Investment Forum. I w...
Debt sustainability in developing countries is deteriorating fast

Debt sustainability in developing countries is deteriorating fast

08 Nov 18  News
Urgent talks on a looming global debt crisis take place in Geneva at the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development on 7-9 November 2018....
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Nov 18  News
Released today: Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 Extracts (pdf): Overall commitments to Africa’s infrastructure from all sources increased to $81.6bn in 2017 f...
Africa Investment Forum kicks off: African development changes course from aid to investment

Africa Investment Forum kicks off: African development changes course from aid to investment

07 Nov 18  News
African Presidents have been saluted at the inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AIF) for embracing the continent’s economic growth project, with event organisers on Wednesday...

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