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tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Mar 18  News
Last week’s North Gauteng High Court judgement on the SADC Tribunal case is posted (pdf) Nigeria: 2017 Nigerian Annual Trade Policy Report (NOTN) In 2017, in ECOWAS, the NOTN e...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 Feb 18  News
Starting today, in New York: The Platform for Collaboration on Tax global conference Diarise: The 6th edition of the Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan (26-27 March) on the theme African...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Feb 18  News
Announced: Abdoulaye Mar Dieye to head UNDP’s Global Policy Bureau Brazil circulates proposal for WTO Investment Facilitation deal (ICTSD) Brazil submitted an extensive draft p...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

08 Feb 18  News
tralac’s Weekly e-Newsletter is posted: SADC Tribunal saga continues before the South African courts Featured tweets: (i) @AdanMohamedCS: The are now 54 Japanese companies in Ke...
Kenyan government defends forced use of SGR

Kenyan government defends forced use of SGR

08 Feb 18  News
The government has defended a directive to transport all imports coming in through Mombasa port via standard gauge railway (SGR) to Nairobi’s inland container depot (ICD). Kenya...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 18  News
Featured trade infographic, @ECA_OFFICIAL: Intra-Africa trade in agricultural products is underexploited. Trade liberalization under CFTA is expected to result in significant expor...
Why flying within East Africa is cumbersome

Why flying within East Africa is cumbersome

07 Feb 18  News
If you are a frequent flyer in East Africa, connecting from one flight to another, which is time-consuming and tiresome, plus the eventual cost of travel are likely to be your top ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Feb 18  News
Niger assumes the G5 Sahel Presidency during this week’s Niamey summit Mozambique joins the Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Southern African states (European C...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Feb 18  News
Featured infographic, @justchad_cga: Over half of oranges traded globally are sourced from Africa – who would have thought!! Extract from latest USDA Foreign Agriculture Services...
30th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly concludes with remarkable decisions on 3 flagship projects of Agenda 2063

30th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly concludes with remarkable decisions on 3 flagship projects of Agenda 2063

30 Jan 18  News
A summary of key decisions The 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Summit, holding on the theme, ‘Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa...
Africa opens its skies as AU gathers leaders for Summit

Africa opens its skies as AU gathers leaders for Summit

30 Jan 18  News
Newly Elected Chairperson of the African Union, H.E. Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda on Monday, 29 January 2018 officially launched the first phase of the Single African Air Trans...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

29 Jan 18  News
Calestous Juma and Francis Mangeni: African Regional Economic Integration (Belfer Center) This paper provides an alternative explanation of the emergence and evolution of regional...
IATA welcomes Single African Air Transport Market but says effective implementation is key

IATA welcomes Single African Air Transport Market but says effective implementation is key

29 Jan 18  News
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomes the launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) initiative by the African Union (AU) to open up Africa’s...
In Africa’s Great Lakes region, UNCTAD helps build peace through cross-border trade

In Africa’s Great Lakes region, UNCTAD helps build peace through cross-border trade

26 Jan 18  News
UNCTAD Deputy Secretary General Isabelle Durant joins UN partners to pledge political and logistical support to formerly warring central African countries. Cross-border trade betw...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jan 18  News
The Executive Council of the African Union officially opened today: download the speeches by H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat (Chairperson of the AUC) and Ms Vera Songwe (Executive Secreta...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jan 18  News
Reminder: The USITC hearing, US trade and investment with Sub-Saharan Africa: recent developments, is scheduled to take place today in Washington. The Gambia’s Trade Policy...
Mombasa set to get Dubai-like free port

Mombasa set to get Dubai-like free port

23 Jan 18  News
Mombasa is set to get a free trade zone (FTZ) for motor vehicles this year in a policy move that could create thousands of new jobs for traders and service providers. An FTZ, such...
African Union Commission gears up to launch highly-anticipated Single African Sky

African Union Commission gears up to launch highly-anticipated Single African Sky

23 Jan 18  News
The African Union Commission is set to launch the first AU Agenda 2063 Flagship project, the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 28th January ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jan 18  News
Diarise: 4th EAC Heads of State Retreat on Infrastructure Financing and Development (21-22 February, Kampala) Regional integration and informal trade in Africa: evidence from Beni...
Africa on the runway to seamless airspace

Africa on the runway to seamless airspace

11 Jan 18  News
The dream of achieving low airfare in Africa may soon be realised should the African Union’s plans run full course. The bloc expects to launch its Single African Air Transport M...

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