Tag: EAC

EAC states budget 2018/2019 highlights

EAC states budget 2018/2019 highlights

14 Jun 18  News
East African Community (EAC) member states – Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, and Rwanda – presented the 2018/2019 budgets before their respective parliaments on Thursday afternoon. T...
South Africa on ratification of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area

South Africa on ratification of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area

14 Jun 18  News
Presentation to the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on 13 June 2018 The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) was launched in June 2015 in Egypt. Negotiations of the legal t...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jun 18  News
Concluding today, in Addis: Expert group meeting on the theme Poverty, inequality and jobs in Africa Diarise: 25th SWIFT African Regional Conference (20-22 June, Kigali) on the th...
EAC greener pasture countries for highly skilled Kenyans

EAC greener pasture countries for highly skilled Kenyans

06 Jun 18  News
Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda are the key destinations for high-skilled Kenyan migrants, attracted by opportunities in financial, IT, engineering and hospitality sectors, a new UN re...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Jun 18  News
Featured tweet, @AntheVrijlandt: Frank Matsaert at Africa Summit – partnership between Europe and Africa should be about mutual trade flows. Now, for every four containers import...
EAC tables US$100m budget proposals to EALA for 2018/2019 financial year

EAC tables US$100m budget proposals to EALA for 2018/2019 financial year

05 Jun 18  News
The East African Community (EAC) has presented for consideration Budget estimates for the Financial Year 2018/2019, totaling $99,770,716 to the East African Legislative Assembly Si...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 May 18  News
Nigeria and the AfCFTA: National stakeholders’ sensitization and consultations, conducted by the NOTN, continue this week. Today’s consultation will be held in Calabar (South-S...
COMESA-EAC-SADC Immigration Chiefs discuss free movement

COMESA-EAC-SADC Immigration Chiefs discuss free movement

25 May 18  News
Chiefs of Immigration departments from the COMESA, EAC and SADC regions held a two-day meeting in Nairobi this week to discuss ways of introducing free movement of business persons...
AUC, Sweden and UNDP partner to speed up action on continent’s legal agreements to boost development

AUC, Sweden and UNDP partner to speed up action on continent’s legal agreements to boost development

25 May 18  News
The African Union Commission (AUC), Sweden, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have joined efforts to boost the number of African countries signing up to and adopting ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 May 18  News
The 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank opened yesterday in Busan. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina: Korea is a model for Africa’s industrialization Underway, in...
EAC to roll out new export regime in June

EAC to roll out new export regime in June

22 May 18  News
Regional exporters of coffee, tea, fish, hides and skins are set to enjoy faster transit times from next month, when the commodities start being cleared under the Single Customs Te...
Kenya: Import cargo set for 100% inspection in fake goods war

Kenya: Import cargo set for 100% inspection in fake goods war

17 May 18  News
All consolidated import cargo will be fully inspected to weed out counterfeit, contraband and substandard goods, the government has announced. In a statement on Thursday, Industri...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 May 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Niger has completed domestic ratification processes and is expected to deposit the ratification instruments shortly with the AU; Rwanda inches closer...
EAC chief justices pledge faster trade dispute resolution

EAC chief justices pledge faster trade dispute resolution

14 May 18  News
Chief justices from the East African Community have resolved to speed up cases involving trade disputes in order to support the regional process. The judicial bosses from Kenya, U...
South African Government Communications on approved agreement to establish Tripartite Free Trade Area

South African Government Communications on approved agreement to establish Tripartite Free Trade Area

11 May 18  News
SADC Statement At its meeting at Tuynhuys in Cape Town on Wednesday, 9 May 2018, Cabinet approved the agreement establishing the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) between the Comm...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 May 18  News
Underway in Cape Town: tralac’s first training workshop for journalists who write on trade and integration matters. The workshop includes practical exercises, reviewing cas...
East African nations can help empower women economically by harnessing trade policies

East African nations can help empower women economically by harnessing trade policies

09 May 18  News
New United Nations report spotlights gender-sensitive trade policymaking in the East African Community East African nations can harness their trade policies to help empower women ...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

04 May 18  News
Consultant to support the AfCFTA negotiations process: The consultant will, inter alia, perform the following key tasks: Assist in the finalization of the annexes to the AfCFTA Ag...
Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade: ECA

Eastern Africa has doubled its income per capita in a decade: ECA

04 May 18  News
Eastern Africa continues to grow rapidly. As a result, the region’s average per capita income reached 740 USD in 2016, double the figure ten years earlier. “Albeit from a very...
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tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Apr 18  News
Aubrey Hruby: African blue chips need to start corporate venture arms to invigorate startup funding (Quartz) An increasing number of African companies are competing in the global ...