Tag: Regional integration

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Apr 18  News
Taking place tomorrow in Harare, ZEPARU inception workshop: Assessing Zimbabwe’s trade performance within the context of SADC, TFTA and the CFTA Indonesia-Africa Forum: updates ...
AfricaPassportNow! AfroChampions Petition for the creation of a unique African Passport

AfricaPassportNow! AfroChampions Petition for the creation of a unique African Passport

28 Mar 18  News
The petition for the quick creation of a unique African passport is directed to African nationals from the continent and the diaspora and has been launched by the AfroChampions Ini...
EABC moots new strategies to benefit from African continental free trade zone

EABC moots new strategies to benefit from African continental free trade zone

27 Mar 18  News
Regional governments should move fast and expedite integration process to give the East African Community a competitive edge in the proposed continental free trade zone, the East A...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Mar 18  News
African trade policy events starting today: In Abidjan: Africa CEO forum; In Nairobi: Regional meeting on SPS collaboration, leasing and coordination in Eastern and Southern Afric...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Mar 18  News
Profiled trade and development events: Yesterday, in Kigali: 18th Executive Council Meeting of the Extraordinary Summit on AfCFTA Yesterday, in Addis: coordination meeting to pre...
AfCFTA: AUC Chairperson calls on Member States to promote the image of a United Africa

AfCFTA: AUC Chairperson calls on Member States to promote the image of a United Africa

20 Mar 18  News
H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) underscored the need for Africa to speak with one voice as African Union member states embark on impleme...
African Union will enhance Free Movement and Single Air Transport Market during the Extraordinary Summit on the AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda

African Union will enhance Free Movement and Single Air Transport Market during the Extraordinary Summit on the AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda

20 Mar 18  News
The Extraordinary Summit on the African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA) held from 17-21 March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, will serve as a platform for the African Union to sign into ex...
Senior African policymakers reaffirm the critical role of regional integration in economic transformation of African economies

Senior African policymakers reaffirm the critical role of regional integration in economic transformation of African economies

19 Mar 18  News
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) held its twentieth Senior Policy Seminar from 12-13 March 2018 in Entebbe, Uganda in partnership with the Bank of Uganda on the...
Much to gain as an African economic single market

Much to gain as an African economic single market

19 Mar 18  News
AfCFTA represents an opportunity for the EAC to get back on the saddle. A statesman once compared regional integration to riding a bicycle – you have to proceed in a forward dir...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

12 Mar 18  News
Featured tweet, @Trade_Kenya: PS Trade Dr Kiptoo this morning conducted an induction seminar for 11 newly appointed ambassadors on foreign policy, negotiations and economic diploma...
Secretary Tillerson’s meeting with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat

Secretary Tillerson’s meeting with African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat

09 Mar 18  News
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki on 8 March 2018 to reaffirm the United States’ and AU’s mutual respect and strong commitment to the shared...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Mar 18  News
The AfDB has appointed Moono Mupotola as Director, Regional Integration. Full details of this, and other senior management appointments, can be accessed here. SADC Ministers for E...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

02 Mar 18  News
Featured commentary: ACET’s Caroline Kende-Robb on Africa’s year of opportunity US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, travels to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria ne...
Ivorian Jean-Claude Brou takes over from Beninois Marcel De Souza at the helm of the ECOWAS Commission

Ivorian Jean-Claude Brou takes over from Beninois Marcel De Souza at the helm of the ECOWAS Commission

02 Mar 18  News
Having served for almost two years as President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Marcel de Souza handed over to his successor, Jean-Clau...
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and other African Union (AU) initiatives for economic integration

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and other African Union (AU) initiatives for economic integration

01 Mar 18  Blog
The AfCFTA is part of the broader economic integration and development agenda which has been Africa’s aspiration since independence and led to the formation of the Organisation o...
Egypt’s Trade, Industry Minister meets Nigerian counterpart to discuss further cooperation

Egypt’s Trade, Industry Minister meets Nigerian counterpart to discuss further cooperation

01 Mar 18  News
Nigeria seeks to strengthen cooperation with Egypt in industry, energy and capacity building Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil met on 28 February 2018 with Aisha Abubakar...
Nigeria launches 2017 Annual Trade Policy Report: Key messages and highlights

Nigeria launches 2017 Annual Trade Policy Report: Key messages and highlights

28 Feb 18  News
Launch statement by Dr. Okechukwu E. Enelamah, Honourable Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment Good afternoon and thank you all for coming to the launch of this First Editi...
Kenya embraces the IGAD Regional Protocol on Free Movement of Persons

Kenya embraces the IGAD Regional Protocol on Free Movement of Persons

22 Feb 18  News
Kenya’s Cabinet Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Hon. Patrick Ole Ntutu launched the National Consultative Workshop towards the development of the Regional P...
Third African Trade Policy Centre Steering Committee Meeting takes place in Marrakesh

Third African Trade Policy Centre Steering Committee Meeting takes place in Marrakesh

20 Feb 18  News
The 3rd Steering Committee Meeting (SCM) of the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) under its current 2016-2020 programme cycle took place in Marrakesh, Morocco from 14-15 February ...
Bill seeking to ease cross-border movement tabled in parliament

Bill seeking to ease cross-border movement tabled in parliament

09 Feb 18  News
A newly proposed  law on immigration and emigration in Rwanda would make it easier for people in border communities to cross borders without difficulty, Members of Parlia...