Tag: Development finance

AUC calls for a strong public-private collaboration in the mineral resources sector for the attainment of the AfCFTA

AUC calls for a strong public-private collaboration in the mineral resources sector for the attainment of the AfCFTA

08 Feb 19  News
The Department of Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission (AUC) participated in the Mining Indaba 2019 from 4-7 February 2018 in Cape Town. The Mining Indaba is the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 19  News
Underway, in Monrovia: Network of Economic Journalists of West Africa meeting on AfCFTA Diarise: 3rd German-African Business Summit (11-13 February, Accra) African Mining Indaba:...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 Feb 19  News
Featured African trade policy tweet, from @DavidLukeTrade: This is very significant and underscores momentum behind AfCFTA. Ethiopia has always been wary of trade agreements, not i...
With $100 million Afreximbank commitment, Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) positions to support African businesses

With $100 million Afreximbank commitment, Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) positions to support African businesses

04 Feb 19  News
The operationalization of the newly-created Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA) moved into high gear on Sunday with the holding of the pre-incorporation meeting of the Boa...
ICEA 2019: The concretization of an African private sector

ICEA 2019: The concretization of an African private sector

24 Jan 19  News
The prioritization of development constraints in Africa is propelling the private sector among the key sectors that can pull both growth and political will by balancing the power r...
EAC still on the right track, says Secretary General

EAC still on the right track, says Secretary General

21 Jan 19  News
The East African Community (EAC) Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, has said the region is without doubt,on the right track with significant achievements registered in 2018...
Cooperation with Africa on an equal footing: Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at High-Level Forum Africa-Europe

Cooperation with Africa on an equal footing: Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at High-Level Forum Africa-Europe

18 Dec 18  News
“We now have to change the way we look at Africa. We must not think exclusively of poverty, the threat of migration and a lack of respect for human rights. What is required now a...
Murky climate deal lets down poor countries

Murky climate deal lets down poor countries

18 Dec 18  News
The international deal hammered out during last-minute talks at the 24th UN climate change conference (COP 24) has been lambasted for failing to address crucial issues related to r...
Towards a safe and orderly migration

Towards a safe and orderly migration

18 Dec 18  News
A global migration compact may help combat the myth that migrants are liabilities In August 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Pri...
President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy advances prosperity, security, and stability

President Donald J. Trump’s Africa Strategy advances prosperity, security, and stability

13 Dec 18  News
Remarks by National Security Advisor Ambassador John R. Bolton on the Trump Administration’s New Africa Strategy I’m delighted again to be here at the Heritage, an institution...
Linking policies on development and trade

Linking policies on development and trade

07 Dec 18  News
Germany’s Federal Government has announced a Development Investment Fund. The new scheme can become an important milestone for realigning cooperation with Africa – towards dove...
2018 African SDG report calls for critical investments in urbanization

2018 African SDG report calls for critical investments in urbanization

05 Dec 18  News
The 2018 Africa Sustainable Development Report calls on African governments to prioritize investments in water, sanitation and urbanization in order to leverage the health outcomes...
Success and challenges in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Middle Income Countries

Success and challenges in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Middle Income Countries

04 Dec 18  News
High level meeting on middle income countries Remarks delivered by Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Director of the UNDP Bureau for Policy and P...
COP24: Paris Agreement takes center stage as climate negotiations open in Poland

COP24: Paris Agreement takes center stage as climate negotiations open in Poland

04 Dec 18  News
The core business of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) opened on Monday, 3 December 2018 i...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

03 Dec 18  News
African trade events to diarise: African Ministers of Trade meeting (12-13 December, Cairo); 1st SADCSTAN workshop to adopt Harmonised Transport Standards (10-14 December, South Af...
G20 Leaders’ Declaration: Building consensus for fair and sustainable development

G20 Leaders’ Declaration: Building consensus for fair and sustainable development

03 Dec 18  News
The G20 Leaders’ Summit concluded on 1 December 2018 in Buenos Aires with a press conference given by Argentine President Mauricio Macri. After two days of wo...
Afreximbank President says Africa can meet $300 billion annual cost of development plan

Afreximbank President says Africa can meet $300 billion annual cost of development plan

03 Dec 18  News
Africa has the money to meet the estimated $300 billion annual cost required for the attainment of the 10-year plan under the African Union’s Agenda 2063, Prof. Benedict Oramah, ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Nov 18  News
AfCFTA ratification update, @AUTradeIndustry: “Great and welcome news. Getting closer to 22. Senegalese cabinet last night adopted draft law authorizing ratification of AfCFTA A...
African Union Commission and the United States commit to advance efforts towards stability and development in Africa

African Union Commission and the United States commit to advance efforts towards stability and development in Africa

30 Nov 18  News
The African Union (AU) Commission and the United States of America convened the 6th annual High-Level Dialogue at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa on 29 November 2018. ...
PIDA Week 2018 ends with calls on Africa to accelerate implementation of game-changing infrastructure projects

PIDA Week 2018 ends with calls on Africa to accelerate implementation of game-changing infrastructure projects

29 Nov 18  News
Addressing Africa’s infrastructure gap remains an imperative that African governments should continue to take seriously if the continent is to realise the aspirations its people ...