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tralac’s Daily News selection

25 May 2020
Trudi Hartzenberg: Some reflections on Africa Day 2020, COVID-19 and the AfCFTA We will all remember Africa Day 2020. Africa Day, which we have been celebrating on 25 May each year since the establishment of the Organisation of...

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21 May 2020
The 2nd edition of the African Regional Integration Index will be launched tomorrow. Further details of the webinar can be accessed here . South Africa: Masondo punts common currency as key to intra-African trade (Moneyweb) A...

tralac’s Daily News selection

20 May 2020
WTO goods barometer flashes red as COVID-19 disrupts world trade (WTO) The volume of world merchandise trade is likely to fall precipitously in the first half of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts the global economy,...

tralac’s Daily News selection

19 May 2020
How much will poverty rise in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2020? (World Bank) The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is expected to drastically slow 2020 GDP per capita growth in Sub-Saharan Africa by about 5 percentage points compared to...