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Short-sighted investment endangers development progress for hundreds of millions of people – UN report

Short-sighted investment endangers development progress for hundreds of millions of people – UN report

17 Apr 18  News
While a moderate upturn in the world economy led to more development financing in 2017, a new United Nations report out on 13 April 2018 revealed that the vast majority of investme...
Digital technologies provide fertile ground for Africa, EU says

Digital technologies provide fertile ground for Africa, EU says

17 Apr 18  News
EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel says Europe is dedicated to helping Africa build a single digital market, so that e-commerce can pave the way to better jobs and greater equality on ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Apr 18  News
Underway, in Windhoek: SACU Council of Ministers meeting The ministers will discuss, among others, SACU trade negotiations, including the recently launched African Continental Fre...
The concrete result of IAF 2018: Strengthening Indonesia-Africa Partnership

The concrete result of IAF 2018: Strengthening Indonesia-Africa Partnership

12 Apr 18  News
The Indonesia-Africa Forum (IAF) 2018, a forum organized by Indonesia for the first time, has succeeded in drawing up a series of concrete agreements to further strengthen Indonesi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Apr 18  News
Taking place tomorrow in Harare, ZEPARU inception workshop: Assessing Zimbabwe’s trade performance within the context of SADC, TFTA and the CFTA Indonesia-Africa Forum: updates ...
EU and UNCTAD kick-start project to help Angola diversify its trade

EU and UNCTAD kick-start project to help Angola diversify its trade

11 Apr 18  News
The four-year, €5.5 million ($6.9m) project will give strategic support to the oil-dependent African nation’s efforts to reignite growth and trade its way out of least develope...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Apr 18  News
Profiled submissions to the STC on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration (12-15 April, Addis Ababa) (i) Draft report of the experts group on the refinement ...
2nd Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

2nd Session of the Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration

10 Apr 18  News
The 2nd African Union Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration will be held at the African Union Commission (AUC) Headq...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Apr 18  News
The IMF will has posted the analytical papers for the World Economic Outlook 2018. They cover: Labour force participation in advanced economies, Shifts in global manufacturing acti...
Banking on sunshine: World added far more solar than fossil fuel power generating capacity in 2017

Banking on sunshine: World added far more solar than fossil fuel power generating capacity in 2017

09 Apr 18  News
Solar energy dominated global investment in new power generation like never before in 2017. The world installed a record 98 gigawatts of new solar capacity, far more than the net ...
IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with The Gambia

IMF Executive Board 2017 Article IV Consultation with The Gambia

06 Apr 18  News
On March 22, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with The Gambia. The Gambian economy has started to recover, ...
Connecting Africa: Role of transport infrastructure

Connecting Africa: Role of transport infrastructure

29 Mar 18  News
Africa, the world’s second largest and second most populous continent in the world, with a land area of 30.4 mn sq km, is a market of 1.2 billion people and an estimated GDP of U...
AU Executive Council adopts the African Common Position for Negotiations of a new cooperation agreement with the European Union

AU Executive Council adopts the African Common Position for Negotiations of a new cooperation agreement with the European Union

29 Mar 18  News
March 21st, 2018 marked a historical day for Africa in its vision to build an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa with the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agre...
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...

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