Tag: Development finance

South Africa-UK Business Forum: Speech by Prime Minister Theresa May

South Africa-UK Business Forum: Speech by Prime Minister Theresa May

28 Aug 18  News
PM Theresa May speaks about creating a new partnership between the UK and Africa in our mutual interest Good morning everyone, and thank you all for joining us today. It’s a ple...
USTDA expands partnership with Kenya, creating opportunities for U.S. businesses

USTDA expands partnership with Kenya, creating opportunities for U.S. businesses

28 Aug 18  News
The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)’s Director of Congressional and Public Affairs, Thomas R. Hardy, joined President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Aug 18  News
Diarise: High Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region (3-4 September, Berlin) Featured tweet from @ChilesheKCOMESA (COMESA’s new SG): COMESA will set up stakeholder outreach to...
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14 Aug 18  News
African freight volumes, passenger demand: IATA’s June analysis Freight trends: All regions except Africa reported a year-on-year increase in freight volumes in June 2018, but ...
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06 Aug 18  News
The 5th COMESA Annual Research Forum is underway in Nairobi: download the programme (pdf) The annual meetings of the African Caucus for the World Bank and the International Moneta...
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03 Aug 18  News
Afreximbank has posted its Annual Report 2017 (pdf) Regional spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa: exploring different channels (IMF) In addition to bringing together findings from a...
Dig deep, think local, go digital: UNCTAD head to African leaders

Dig deep, think local, go digital: UNCTAD head to African leaders

03 Aug 18  News
African nations need to mobilize their continent’s resources to finance development, and ease the way for small business to trade, UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi said on...
President Kagame attends African Leadership Forum

President Kagame attends African Leadership Forum

03 Aug 18  News
President Kagame on 2 August 2018 joined a panel discussion on “Financing Africa’s Transformation for Sustainable Development” alongside former Presidents Benjamin Mkapa of t...
Afreximbank and WTC Miami to expand US-Africa trade relations

Afreximbank and WTC Miami to expand US-Africa trade relations

17 Jul 18  News
The African Export - Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the World Trade Centre Miami Inc ( WTCM) have signed a three - year MoU agreement to mutually share knowledge, experience and cap...
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11 Jul 18  News
Launched today in Addis Ababa: The inaugural Africa’s Development Dynamics 2018 report Africa needs development strategies that are more coherent and that prioritise improved pu...
Domestic resource mobilization crucial for Africa to successfully implement SDGs, says ECA’s Elhiraika

Domestic resource mobilization crucial for Africa to successfully implement SDGs, says ECA’s Elhiraika

11 Jul 18  News
Mobilising domestic resources, from both the public and private sectors, is central to Africa’s collective success in achieving the 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs) and ...
German firms promised ‘Marshall Plan’ tax breaks for African projects

German firms promised ‘Marshall Plan’ tax breaks for African projects

10 Jul 18  News
Germany plans to use public money to support companies which invest in Africa, part of a new “Marshall Plan” with which it hopes to tackle the roots of the refugee crisis that ...
Urgent US$621 billion need for Africa to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals for drinking water, sanitation and electricity

Urgent US$621 billion need for Africa to meet UN Sustainable Development Goals for drinking water, sanitation and electricity

04 Jul 18  News
The Global Infrastructure Hub, a G20 initiative, on 3 July 2018 published two reports that reveal an urgent need for infrastructure investment in 10 Compact with Africa countr...
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28 Jun 18  News
The AfDB’s Vice-Presidency for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management has posted a series of new Working Papers and Economic Briefs: we profile analyses by Dr Arkebe Oqubay...
Long term strategic vision, vital to leveraging sustainable infrastructure, stakeholders agree at roundtable

Long term strategic vision, vital to leveraging sustainable infrastructure, stakeholders agree at roundtable

27 Jun 18  News
Africa has huge infrastructure gap, estimated at $130-170 billion per year. However, this infrastructure gap goes beyond just financing. There is a lack of good governance of infra...
China-Africa infrastructure cooperation seminar held in Kenya amid growing ties

China-Africa infrastructure cooperation seminar held in Kenya amid growing ties

26 Jun 18  News
Kenya on Monday hosted the China-Africa Infrastructure Cooperation Seminar amid calls for enhanced ties with Beijing to boost modernization of roads, ports, railways and telecommun...
NEPAD Strategic Dialogue on Advancing Infrastructure Development in Africa

NEPAD Strategic Dialogue on Advancing Infrastructure Development in Africa

25 Jun 18  News
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Dialogue on Advancing Infrastructure Development in Africa is a multi-stakeholder consultation aiming at defining concre...
Experts and anti-corruption Chiefs to deliberate on corruption and the challenge of economic transformation in southern Africa

Experts and anti-corruption Chiefs to deliberate on corruption and the challenge of economic transformation in southern Africa

18 Jun 18  News
The Economic Commission for Africa, Southern Africa Office (ECA-SA) in partnership with the African Union, Southern Africa Office (AU-SARO) are organising two major anti-corruption...
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15 Jun 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Number 4 - Niger; Number 5 - Mali; Number 6 - Swaziland AfCFTA agreement too narrow and hasty: Yao Graham (Graphic) The co-ordinator of the Third W...
IBSA Declaration on South-South Cooperation

IBSA Declaration on South-South Cooperation

07 Jun 18  News
The External Affairs Minister of the Republic of India, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, Ms. Lindiwe Sis...