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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...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Sep 18  News
Next week, in Lusaka: World Export Develop-ment Forum 2018: ITC will launch several publications throughout the conference (11-12 September, Lusaka), including the Business Guide ...
2018 Development Finance Forum: Unlocking investment opportunities in the East African Community

2018 Development Finance Forum: Unlocking investment opportunities in the East African Community

05 Sep 18  News
Trillions of dollars of under-invested capital in the developed world are seeking higher returns at the same time as developing countries seek capital as well as expertise, knowled...
2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony

2018 FOCAC Beijing Summit: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech at the opening ceremony

04 Sep 18  News
Chinese President H.E. Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) on Monday. The full...
Brexit on Tour in Africa

Brexit on Tour in Africa

04 Sep 18  Blog
Prime Minister Theresa May made a brief visit last week to South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. These are the large, anchor economies of Southern, East and West Africa. They are also a...
FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

FOCAC: Call for investment-led trade

04 Sep 18  News
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for investment-led trade between Africa and China. This will help promote the industrialisation of African economies and position the continen...
President Cyril Ramaphosa and UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s press statements in Cape Town, South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa and UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s press statements in Cape Town, South Africa

28 Aug 18  News
Prime Minister Theresa May’s press statement alongside the President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa Scroll down for President Ramaphosa’s remarks Thank you, Mr President, fo...
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...
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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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tralac’s Daily News Selection

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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tralac’s Daily News Selection

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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tralac’s Daily News Selection

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...
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...
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...
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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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 ...

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