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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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
UN deputy launches powerful tool for least developed countries

UN deputy launches powerful tool for least developed countries

07 Jun 18  News
Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, launched a unique policy compendium in Geneva on 6 June 2018 that aims to assist governments of the world’s mos...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 May 18  News
African Development Bank (AfDB) updates, from Busan: Annual Report 2017, Annual Development Effectiveness Reviews 2018, Annual Meetings documentation A reminder: Meetings of senio...
EU and African Union Commissions step up their cooperation to support young people, jobs and peace

EU and African Union Commissions step up their cooperation to support young people, jobs and peace

24 May 18  News
African Union and EU Commissioners on 23 May 2018 adopted concrete measures to address pressing global issues in key areas such as peace and security, migration, job creation and a...
U.S. opposed to 0.2% import tax to fund AU

U.S. opposed to 0.2% import tax to fund AU

17 May 18  News
The United States does not want a tax on imports proposed by African leaders to raise at least $1.2 billion annually to fund the African Union, a security symposium in Rwanda heard...
High-Level Meeting on the Consortium to Stem Illicit Financial Flows from Africa

High-Level Meeting on the Consortium to Stem Illicit Financial Flows from Africa

11 May 18  News
Statement of the African Union Commission Deputy Chairperson, H.E. Kwesi Quartey It is a great pleasure for me to join you at this Consortium meeting which maybe the second o...
AU Ministers call for more efficient and transparent African institutions and tax systems to fight against corruption and illicit financial flows in Africa

AU Ministers call for more efficient and transparent African institutions and tax systems to fight against corruption and illicit financial flows in Africa

18 Apr 18  News
The Ministerial segment of the 2nd African Union (AU) Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration opened in Addis Ababa on...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Apr 18  News
Press coverage of the first day of the Trade Law Centre, Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce, Zimbabwe Network of Customs and Excise Experts AfCFTA awareness workshop The Africa...

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