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Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Consortium of Global Multilateral Development Banks calls for measures to support trade continuity in Sub-Saharan Africa

09 Oct 20  News
The Pulse check report issued by a consortium of multilateral development banks and trade research institutions, recounts the views of sub-Saharan banks on multi-lat...
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30 Sep 20  News
National news Commitment made to reduce food waste (TimesLIVE) “Ultimately, the CGCSA is advocating for legislation to make it possible for surplus food, which is still safe fo...
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10 Sep 20  News
City of Cape Town eyes air cargo as new revenue stream (IOL) The tourism industry requires innovative ways to ensure revenue is being generated by the sector, so air cargo will be...
Digital economy can put citizens in control of finance, says UN Task Force

Digital economy can put citizens in control of finance, says UN Task Force

27 Aug 20  News
A UN Task Force set up to look into the risks and benefits of the digital economy, has concluded that it could have a transformational impact on sustainable development, and empowe...
Rwanda harnesses technology to fight COVID-19, drive recovery

Rwanda harnesses technology to fight COVID-19, drive recovery

06 Aug 20  News
In a conversation with IMF Country Focus, Rwanda’s Minister of State in Charge of National Treasury Richard Tusabe explains how his government is leveraging technology and grass-...
South Africa looks toward inclusive recovery to stabilise debt, boost growth

South Africa looks toward inclusive recovery to stabilise debt, boost growth

04 Aug 20  News
In a conversation with IMF Country Focus, the Director-General of South Africa’s National Treasury Dondo Mogajane explains how the government has responded to the COVID-19 c...
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30 Jul 20  News
AfCFTA: Nigeria not ready for restrictive Rule of Origin (Nairametrics) Adopting a restrictive Rule of Origin will not allow the Nigerian manufacturing industry to enjoy the full ...
The European Union Supports Africa’s COVID-19 Continental Response

The European Union Supports Africa’s COVID-19 Continental Response

01 Jul 20  News
The European Union (EU) has provided EUR 10 million towards the implementation of the Africa Joint Continental Strategy for COVID-19 Outbreak. The funding is the initial contributi...
Private sector leaders commit to mobilizing resources to build back better from COVID-19

Private sector leaders commit to mobilizing resources to build back better from COVID-19

11 Jun 20  News
In a meeting convened by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on 10 June, leaders of prominent financial institutions and businesses pledged to scale-up sustainable i...
COVID-19: Act now or risk ‘unimaginable devastation’ globally, warns UN chief

COVID-19: Act now or risk ‘unimaginable devastation’ globally, warns UN chief

29 May 20  News
Unless countries across the world act together now, the COVID-19 pandemic will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world”, UN Secretary-General António Gu...
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21 May 20  News
The 2nd edition of the African Regional Integration Index will be launched tomorrow. Further details of the webinar can be accessed here. South Africa: Masondo punts com...
World Bank Group: 100 Countries get support in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

World Bank Group: 100 Countries get support in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

21 May 20  News
Unprecedented Crisis Could Push Up to 60 Million into Extreme Poverty The World Bank Group on 19 May 2020 announced its emergency operations to fight COVID-19 (coronavirus) have r...
SADC, World Bank reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership for regional economic integration despite COVID-19 pandemic

SADC, World Bank reaffirm commitment to strengthen partnership for regional economic integration despite COVID-19 pandemic

18 May 20  News
Through a virtual consultative meeting held on 12 May, 2020, co-chaired by the SADC Executive Secretary, Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax, and Ms. Deborah Wetzel, the Dir...
IMF Emergency Funding in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

IMF Emergency Funding in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

14 May 20  Publications
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic is an unprecedented crisis facing the world and the global economy. Its social, welfare, health and economic consequences have been...
A new normal: UN lays out roadmap to lift economies and save jobs after COVID-19

A new normal: UN lays out roadmap to lift economies and save jobs after COVID-19

04 May 20  News
There will be no return to the “old normal,” governments must act to create a new economy and more jobs. The urgent health crisis that is COVID-19 has created a historic reces...
Three-phased economic response to COVID-19 pandemic

Three-phased economic response to COVID-19 pandemic

22 Apr 20  News
Government has announced a massive social relief and economic support package of R500 billion which amounts to around 10% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to mitigate against the bl...
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21 Apr 20  News
Tomorrow: President Ramaphosa engages African business leaders on the impact of COVID19 Members of the AU Bureau, other invited Heads of State and/or Government, the African Centr...
UN issues appeal to bolster COVID-19 ‘logistics backbone’ or response could stutter to a halt

UN issues appeal to bolster COVID-19 ‘logistics backbone’ or response could stutter to a halt

21 Apr 20  News
The heads of major UN humanitarian agencies and offices have launched an urgent appeal for $350 million to support global aid hubs to help those most at risk during the COVID-19 pa...
Decisive action in an unprecedented crisis

Decisive action in an unprecedented crisis

18 Apr 20  News
The world is experiencing unprecedented challenges from COVID-19 – the coronavirus pandemic – that could erase development gains for many countries. The pandemic has profoundly...
World Bank Group and IMF mobilize partners in the fight against COVID-19 in Africa

World Bank Group and IMF mobilize partners in the fight against COVID-19 in Africa

18 Apr 20  News
The World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund on Friday convened African leaders, bilateral partners, and multilateral institutions to spur faster action on COVID-19 respons...

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