Tag: Development finance

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Nov 18  News
Diarise: Role of capital markets in mobilizing domestic resources in Africa – a capacity building workshop (5-7 December, Gaborone). Download the concept note (pdf) Featured com...
Let us make Africa’s infrastructure competitive, Zimbabwean Minister urges continent at PIDA Week

Let us make Africa’s infrastructure competitive, Zimbabwean Minister urges continent at PIDA Week

27 Nov 18  News
Africa needs to unite and work hard to reverse colonial infrastructure systems which promoted the extraction of profitable agricultural and mineral wealth for export at the expense...
Mozambique making considerable economic and social progress, says African Development Bank Country report

Mozambique making considerable economic and social progress, says African Development Bank Country report

26 Nov 18  News
Mozambique has made significant strides despite an economic slump over the past two years, according to the latest Country Results Brief from the African Development Bank. Between...
New EIB study on banking in Africa: delivering on financial inclusion, supporting financial stability

New EIB study on banking in Africa: delivering on financial inclusion, supporting financial stability

22 Nov 18  News
During its Africa Day 2018 in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the European Investment Bank released today its new study, ‘Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial...
COMESA, EU sign €48 million trade facilitation programme agreement

COMESA, EU sign €48 million trade facilitation programme agreement

21 Nov 18  News
The European Union and COMESA have signed a €48.3 million trade facilitation programme. The COMESA Trade Facilitation Programme (CTFP) aims at deepening regional integration, imp...
Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation

19 Nov 18  News
This report on Zimbabwe’s economic growth opportunities and trajectory was prepared at the government’s request following a political transition in November 2017. After recent...
Communiqué on the appointment of the Board of Trustees for the African Union Peace Fund

Communiqué on the appointment of the Board of Trustees for the African Union Peace Fund

17 Nov 18  News
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, on 16 November 2018 appointed the five African members of the Board of Trustees of the African Union Peace Fun...
AUC and NEPAD rally partners for next phase of PIDA

AUC and NEPAD rally partners for next phase of PIDA

15 Nov 18  News
The African Union Commission and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency convened partners in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 13 November 2018 to rally support for the second pha...
Africa Investment Forum exceeds expectations, participants unanimously agree

Africa Investment Forum exceeds expectations, participants unanimously agree

12 Nov 18  News
The curtain fell on a three-day marathon investment marketplace, on Friday, with transactions worth billions of dollars sealed. The inaugural Africa Investment Forum ended on...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Nov 18  News
Featured trade policy tweet, @CohenOnAfrica: US government withdrawal of AGOA privileges from Mauritania due to reports of slavery is essentially symbolic – trade with Mauritania...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the inaugural Africa Investment Forum

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the inaugural Africa Investment Forum

08 Nov 18  News
Keynote address by President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Opening Plenary It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to South Africa for this, the inaugural Africa Investment Forum. I w...
Debt sustainability in developing countries is deteriorating fast

Debt sustainability in developing countries is deteriorating fast

08 Nov 18  News
Urgent talks on a looming global debt crisis take place in Geneva at the second session of the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Financing for Development on 7-9 November 2018....
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Nov 18  News
Released today: Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2017 Extracts (pdf): Overall commitments to Africa’s infrastructure from all sources increased to $81.6bn in 2017 f...
Africa Investment Forum kicks off: African development changes course from aid to investment

Africa Investment Forum kicks off: African development changes course from aid to investment

07 Nov 18  News
African Presidents have been saluted at the inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AIF) for embracing the continent’s economic growth project, with event organisers on Wednesday...
Funding for Africa’s infrastructure grows by 22%, ICA shows as Africa Investment Forum opens

Funding for Africa’s infrastructure grows by 22%, ICA shows as Africa Investment Forum opens

07 Nov 18  News
Funding commitments to Africa’s infrastructure development rose by 22% in 2017, the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa announced today. Published on the first day of the ...
African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

African economies sustain progress in domestic resource mobilisation

01 Nov 18  News
Africa has sustained gains in domestic resource mobilisation made since 2000, as tax revenues remained stable in 2016, according to Revenue Statistics in Africa 2018. Providi...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Oct 18  News
G20 Africa Investment Summit: selected updates Remarks by South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa. We are convinced that the impact of the Compact with Africa initiative will be enhanced...
Merkel looks to Africa to cement her legacy undermined by migration crisis

Merkel looks to Africa to cement her legacy undermined by migration crisis

31 Oct 18  News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged on Tuesday, 30 October 2018, a new development fund to tackle unemployment in Africa, a problem spurring the mass migration that has shaped ...
2nd EAC Development Partners Forum held in Arusha

2nd EAC Development Partners Forum held in Arusha

25 Oct 18  News
The 2nd East African Community Development Partners Consultative Forum aimed at promoting better coordination of development support to the EAC by various development partners...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Oct 18  News
Diarise: Regional Monitoring Group on the implementation of the EAC Common Market Protocol (17-19 October, Uganda) The Global Competitiveness Report 2018 will be released...