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Funding for Africa’s infrastructure grows by 22%, ICA shows as Africa Investment Forum opens

Funding for Africa’s infrastructure grows by 22%, ICA shows as Africa Investment Forum opens

07 Nov 18  News
Funding commitments to Africa’s infrastructure development rose by 22% in 2017, the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa announced today. Published on the first day of the ...
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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Oct 18  News
G20 Africa Investment Summit: selected updates Remarks by South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa. We are convinced that the impact of the Compact with Africa initiative will be enhanced...
Merkel looks to Africa to cement her legacy undermined by migration crisis

Merkel looks to Africa to cement her legacy undermined by migration crisis

31 Oct 18  News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday, 30 October 2018, a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa, a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped ...
2nd EAC Development Partners Forum held in Arusha

2nd EAC Development Partners Forum held in Arusha

25 Oct 18  News
The 2nd East African Community Development Partners Consultative Forum aimed at promoting better coordination of development support to the EAC by various development partners...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Oct 18  News
Diarise: Regional Monitoring Group on the implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol (17-19 October, Uganda) The Global Competitiveness Report 2018 will be released...
Africa Ireland Economic Forum 2018: High-level leaders from Ireland and Africa in politics, business and agribusiness meet in Dublin

Africa Ireland Economic Forum 2018: High-level leaders from Ireland and Africa in politics, business and agribusiness meet in Dublin

15 Oct 18  News
Next call for AADP applications launched at Africa Ireland Economic Forum The 6th Africa Ireland Economic Forum took place on the 11th of October 2018 at the Convention Centre, Du...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Oct 18  News
Diarise: (i) COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Transport and Transit Facilitation Programme: validation workshop for cross border road transport agreements, model laws and regulations (2...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Oct 18  News
Featured tweet, @RencapMan: Who’s got the biggest economy in Africa in 2018? If you use the NGN325 exchange rate, it is Nigeria. If you use the market rate, South Africa has retu...
African governments’ debt payments double in just two years

African governments’ debt payments double in just two years

09 Oct 18  News
Debt problems on the African continent are increasing, with external government debt payments doubling in two years In new analysis released ahead of the IMF and World B...
EU launches ambitious External Investment Plan in Nigeria

EU launches ambitious External Investment Plan in Nigeria

05 Oct 18  News
The European Union has launched the External Investment Plan (EIP), an ambitious initiative to encourage investment in partner countries in Africa and in the EU Neighbourhood regio...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Sep 18  News
South Africa’s August 2018 merchandise trade statistics show a R8.79 billion surplus from an upwardly revised R5.29 billion deficit in July and above market expectations. “We e...
UN Chief joins world leaders in calling for greater investment in Africa’s young people

UN Chief joins world leaders in calling for greater investment in Africa’s young people

26 Sep 18  News
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday joined world leaders in calling for greater investment in jobs for young people in Africa, calling them the continent...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Sep 18  News
Profiled African trade and regional integration events now underway: In Windhoek: preparatory meetings for the joint meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for ICT, Information, Tr...
The EU’s bank in Africa steps up the action

The EU’s bank in Africa steps up the action

18 Sep 18  News
Whether or not Jean-Claude Juncker’s plans for a “partnership of equals” with Africa becomes reality any time soon, the Luxembourg-based European Investment Bank will have an...
T20 Task Force on Cooperation with Africa: Policy proposals

T20 Task Force on Cooperation with Africa: Policy proposals

18 Sep 18  News
The T20 task force on Cooperation with Africa aims to integrate cooperation efforts with Africa broadly across G20 work-streams, strengthen G20 members’ commitments to Africa’s...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Sep 18  News
In Washington, DC: IMF’s Christine Lagarde at the launch of a new book, Race to the next income frontier: How Senegal and other low-income countries can reach the finish lin...
World Bank review reveals unchanged quality of policies and institutional performance in Africa

World Bank review reveals unchanged quality of policies and institutional performance in Africa

14 Sep 18  News
The average quality of policies and institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa was broadly unchanged in 2017, according to the latest review by the World Bank. This is a shift from the det...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Sep 18  News
PIDA Week 2018: Realising Africa’s integration through smart infrastructure and good governance (Nepad) The 2018 PIDA Week (29 October – 2 November, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe) ...
Compact with Africa: Linking policy reforms with private investment

Compact with Africa: Linking policy reforms with private investment

12 Sep 18  News
The G20, World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, and African Development Bank are partnering in a new way to stimulate private investment in Africa Over the past year, many...

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