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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Apr 17  News
Vera Songwe, a Cameroonian economist and banking executive, is the new UNECA Executive Secretary. Ms Songwe has been working as the International Finance Corporation’s regional d...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Mar 17  News
Today, in Pretoria: SADC Ministers of Labour and Home Affairs are gathered for ‘2017 Regional Conference on Migration Initiatives’. Featured tweet, @IOMROpretoria: Half of SADC...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Mar 17  News
The Africa Development Week opens in Dakar with a clarion call for policies that cater for youth Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana, Sierra Leone: Youths get network for sub-regional trade ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Mar 17  News
Featured tweet, by AUC Deputy Chairperson, Amb. Kwesi Quartey‏: Conference of Ministers is going to be a heavy but interesting agenda for the next couple of days,with frank conve...
SADC seeks investment in energy

SADC seeks investment in energy

22 Mar 17  News
Southern Africa will soon convene a special conference to present its multi-billion-dollar energy infrastructure development plan to potential funders. SADC Council of Ministers c...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 17  News
Today, at the WTO: MIKTA Trade and Investment Workshop Starting today, in Accra: AU Protocol on Free Movement of Persons in Africa: meeting of Member States Legal Experts (20...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Mar 17  News
The AERC Senior Policy Seminar XIX, on the theme of Industrialization in Africa (pdf), ends today in Abidjan. Today’s sessions cover regional industrialisation in Africa, financi...
Leveling the playing field: A new atlas transforms access to legal data in Africa

Leveling the playing field: A new atlas transforms access to legal data in Africa

13 Mar 17  News
A comprehensive legal framework is crucial for the proper governance of Africa’s mining sector. However, access to and knowledge of the evolving legislation of many African count...
Policy options for Nigeria’s recovery, growth

Policy options for Nigeria’s recovery, growth

13 Mar 17  News
Nigeria’s economy thought leaders bared the hard facts to rescue the economy from recession. Below are the key contents of their presentations at the Vanguard Economic Discourse,...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Mar 17  News
Multimedia: Rwanda’s Paul Kagame – ‘All Africans want integration’ (Wall Street Journal) State of Women’s Right in Africa (AU) In Africa, women continue to be denied fu...
South Africa: Economy shrinks in the fourth quarter of 2016

South Africa: Economy shrinks in the fourth quarter of 2016

07 Mar 17  News
A fall in mining and manufacturing production in the final quarter of 2016 pulled South African economic growth into negative territory, according to preliminary figures of gross d...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Feb 17  News
CFTA negotiations update, @CK_Knebel: H.E. Acyl @AUTradeIndustry opens CFTA workshop on tariff modalities & thanks @UNCTAD for support & highlights proposed joint work on N...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Feb 17  News
Diarise: Trade Out of Poverty‏ @APPG_TOP: Next month, we’re partnering with @DFID_UK to host a high level roundtable on “Africa & the TFA: from ratification to...
Is Trump’s plan to repeal conflict minerals rule a gift for Rwanda?

Is Trump’s plan to repeal conflict minerals rule a gift for Rwanda?

20 Feb 17  News
Rwanda is counting on US President Donald Trump coming good on his intention to suspend a law that bars companies from handling conflict minerals to save the country more than $4...
Madagascar: the trade policy and performance profile

Madagascar: the trade policy and performance profile

16 Feb 17  Publications
This paper examines the trade profile and performance of Madagascar, focusing on the period since 2001. According to the World Trade Organization (WTO, 2015), Madagascar is slowly ...
ICGLR Declaration on Section 1502 of the US Dodd Frank Act

ICGLR Declaration on Section 1502 of the US Dodd Frank Act

15 Feb 17  News
The Conference Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) has been following the debate on Section 1502 of the Dodd Frank Act with greatest atten...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Feb 17  News
From tralac’s roundtable, yesterday, on global, African, and South African trade and trade-related developments: the background paper, by Taku Fundira CFTA negotiations update: ...
Tackling illicit financial flows – can Africa rise to the challenge?

Tackling illicit financial flows – can Africa rise to the challenge?

08 Feb 17  News
At this year’s Africa Mining Vision day, some of Africa’s most influential mining industry leaders and government counterparts debated strategies to counter Illicit Financial F...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 17  News
Today in Cape Town: tralac is hosting a regional roundtable to consider global, African, and South African trade and trade-related developments of the past year and prospects for 2...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 17  News
Today in Gaborone: Botswana’s Budget 2017/18 President Paul Kagame: address on AU reform issues at Heads of State and Government retreat (GoR) The previous landmark studies of ...

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