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COMESA-EAC-SADC develop Electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System

COMESA-EAC-SADC develop Electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System

24 Aug 20  News
A regional electronic Corridor Trip Monitoring System (CTMS) which will allow cross border road transport operators, drivers, regulators and law enforcement agencies to record and ...
Access to justice and curial authority in COMESA, the EAC and ECOWAS

Access to justice and curial authority in COMESA, the EAC and ECOWAS

20 Aug 20  Publications
Two recurring themes in discussions of the courts of justice of African regional economic communities (RECs) are that African states do not litigate against each other (except when...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

27 Jul 20  News
Diarise: South Africa’s June 2020 merchandise trade statistics will be released on Friday. ABSA forecasts a merchandise trade surplus “due to a combination of weak domestic dem...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jul 20  News
The 10th BRICS Trade Ministers Meeting takes place today. On the agenda: responses to the corona virus outbreak, the strategy for BRICS Economic Partnership 2025, the Multilateral ...
EAC Partner States adopt import duty measures to boost local production amidst COVID-19 pandemic

EAC Partner States adopt import duty measures to boost local production amidst COVID-19 pandemic

23 Jul 20  News
EAC Partner States, i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, have adopted various measures on EAC Common External Tariff (CET) with the aim of boosting local production in...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jul 20  News
Call for Papers: AfDB/UNECA/UNDP African Economic Conference 2020 for young African researchers Request for Proposals: Undertake feasibility study, design, establish and provide a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Jul 20  News
The Journal of African Trade has posted a call for papers for a forthcoming special issue: The AfCFTA and African trade. This special issue aims to provide a timely collection of a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Jul 20  News
African Union says urgent need to address patents and technology barriers for access to future COVID-19 vaccines (ReliefWeb) In a communique issued following the ‘Africa’...
African Continental Free Trade Area negotiations: WHO is negotiating with WHOM? SACU and the EAC

African Continental Free Trade Area negotiations: WHO is negotiating with WHOM? SACU and the EAC

26 Jun 20  Infographics
Southern African Customs Union (SACU) SACU is a customs union with a common external tariff applicable to imports from outside the common customs area irrespective of the destinat...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

12 Jun 20  News
An East African Budget Day special feature from tralac. The joint budget theme for the 2020/21 budgets: Stimulating the economy to safeguard livelihoods, jobs, businesses and indus...
The impact of COVID-19 on East African Economies

The impact of COVID-19 on East African Economies

12 Jun 20  News
Summary of government intervention measures and Deloitte insights The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is currently causing significant adverse impact on the global economy with go...
EAC implements its COVID-19 response plan and reinforces border officers and communities in the fight against cross border transmission

EAC implements its COVID-19 response plan and reinforces border officers and communities in the fight against cross border transmission

12 Jun 20  News
The EAC Secretariat in partnership with the African Union Border Programme is reinforcing the border officers and communities to reduce the risks for cross border transmission of t...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

01 Jun 20  News
Diarise: The OACPS hosts (3 June) first-ever Inter-Sessional Summit on the theme: Transcending the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be chaired by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta. ec...
EAC Regional response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

EAC Regional response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

25 May 20  Blog
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an impact on the East African Community (EAC) economies both directly and indirectly as a result of the measures being taken currently to contain t...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

18 May 20  News
The AU has advertised the post of executive director for STATAFRIC, based in Tunis. The closing date for applications is 11 June. African Business: Africa’s Top 250 Companies in...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

12 May 20  News
Lauren Johnston: How COVID-19 will change China and Africa’s economic relationship (WEF) One reason for China’s strictness may be earlier research suggesting that different ty...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

11 May 20  News
Trade impacts of LDC graduation (WTO) There are currently 47 LDCs, of which 12 are at different stages of the graduation process. Of these LDCs, seven are WTO members (Angola, Ban...
EAC Partner States directed to support local production of essential medical products and supplies to combat COVID-19 in the region

EAC Partner States directed to support local production of essential medical products and supplies to combat COVID-19 in the region

11 May 20  News
East African Community Partner States have been directed to support local production of essential medical products and supplies including masks, sanitizers, soaps, processed food, ...
EAC unveils COVID-19 Response Plan

EAC unveils COVID-19 Response Plan

01 May 20  News
The East African Community has unveiled a comprehensive COVID-19 Response Plan to reinforce measures to protect and prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic within ...
tralac’s Daily News selection

tralac’s Daily News selection

30 Apr 20  News
African leaders mull 2021 as AfCTA’s new take-off date (This Day) The Secretary-General of the AfCFTA Secretariat, Mr Wamkele Mene, spoke during a webinar on the “Political ec...

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