Tag: Development finance

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Mar 18  News
ECOWAS Commission gets a new President: Ivorian Jean-Claude Brou takes over from Marcel De Souza African Union Commission, US State Department perspectives on AU-US relations: Ch...
Africa’s population explosion is a ticking time bomb – African Development Bank Governors

Africa’s population explosion is a ticking time bomb – African Development Bank Governors

09 Mar 18  News
The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemploymen...
U.S.-Africa relations: A new framework

U.S.-Africa relations: A new framework

07 Mar 18  News
Remarks by Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State, at George Mason University, Virginia, 6 March 2018 MR CABRERA: Good morning, everyone. Thank you so much for being ...
The conduct of monetary policy in East Africa in a changing policy environment

The conduct of monetary policy in East Africa in a changing policy environment

06 Mar 18  News
The Central Bank of Kenya and the University of Nairobi hosted a public lecture in honour of the late Prof. Francis Mwega on February 27, 2018. The keynote address was by Prof. Ben...
Ticad VI key to Kenya’s industry plan

Ticad VI key to Kenya’s industry plan

05 Mar 18  News
The sixth Tokyo International Conference of Africa’s Development, TICAD, took place for the first time in Africa in Kenya in August 2016, and opened doors for more business betwe...
2017 PIDA Week: Conference proceedings

2017 PIDA Week: Conference proceedings

01 Mar 18  News
Enhancing Trade and Economic Transformation through Regional Infrastructure Development Opening session NEPAD CEO Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki welcomed the participants to PIDA Week...
President Akufo-Addo advocates for increased trade & investment cooperation with Germany

President Akufo-Addo advocates for increased trade & investment cooperation with Germany

01 Mar 18  News
President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says notwithstanding the excellent relations that exist between Ghana and Germany, Ghana has decided to turn our ba...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Feb 18  News
Featured trade policy process: Towards an EAC Regional Ports Development Strategy – MEFMI posts an EOI Ghanaian stakeholders agree on committee to address concerns on Africa’s...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Somalia

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with Somalia

27 Feb 18  News
On February 21, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation with Somalia. Despite a severe drought and sporadic terrorist at...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Feb 18  News
Featured tweet, @AERCAFRICA: How can we best accelerate regional integration in Africa? Share your ideas as we build up to the AERC Senior Policy Seminar XX (pdf) in Entebbe, Ugand...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Feb 18  News
Starting today, in Tunis: AfDB workshop on staple crop processing zones in Africa Building on the analyses and findings of a Bank-led study on a sample of 10 African countries, th...
Botswana Budget Speech: Matambo pegs 2018/19 hopes on global recovery

Botswana Budget Speech: Matambo pegs 2018/19 hopes on global recovery

06 Feb 18  News
Botswana Finance Minister Kenneth Matambo expects the warming global economy and rising commodity prices to underpin the country’s buoyant forecasts for revenues and growth in 20...
Promises to world’s poorest need to be kept to stop massive inequalities, new trends show

Promises to world’s poorest need to be kept to stop massive inequalities, new trends show

05 Feb 18  News
UNCTAD analysis shows that development indicators for the 47 least developed countries are trending downward, raising the alarm for the international community Economic developmen...
African Union Heads of State and Government join forces to combat corruption in the continent

African Union Heads of State and Government join forces to combat corruption in the continent

29 Jan 18  News
Corruption is undoubtedly the most pressing governance and development challenge that most African countries are confronted with today. Corruption has debilitating and corrosive e...
Kenyan govt to raise local revenue to 25% to curb external borrowing

Kenyan govt to raise local revenue to 25% to curb external borrowing

26 Jan 18  News
Kenya will increase domestic resource mobilisation efforts from 19 to 25 percent of GDP in the next five years in order to cut on its high public debt. Speaking during the launch ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jan 18  News
Diarise: 4th EAC Heads of State Retreat on Infrastructure Financing and Development (21-22 February, Kampala) Regional integration and informal trade in Africa: evidence from Beni...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Dec 17  News
Featured tweets on MC11 dynamics, outcomes: @sdonnan: There’s an alternative narrative emerging this morning [Wednesday] at WTO MC11. Just had someone make case to me that we ar...
PIDA Model Law for infrastructure development in Africa endorsed at 2017 PIDA Week in Namibia

PIDA Model Law for infrastructure development in Africa endorsed at 2017 PIDA Week in Namibia

14 Dec 17  News
The 2017 PIDA Week ended in Swakopmund, Namibia, on Wednesday with delegates calling on Member States to commit themselves to the development of Programme for Infrastructure Develo...
One Planet Summit: Finance commitments fire-up higher momentum for Paris Climate Change Agreement

One Planet Summit: Finance commitments fire-up higher momentum for Paris Climate Change Agreement

14 Dec 17  News
On 12 December at the One Planet Summit, the 2nd anniversary of the Paris Agreement, world leaders gathered once again in the French capital to underscore how financial flows are s...
PIDA Progress Report 2017

PIDA Progress Report 2017

13 Dec 17  News
Foreword by Dr Ibrahim Assane Mayaki NEPAD Agency CEO Currently, half of Africa’s population of 1.1 billion is under 25 years young and it is estimated that 300 million yo...