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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, ...
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...
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...
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...

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