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African Development Bank approves strategy to accelerate transformation of Eastern Africa

African Development Bank approves strategy to accelerate transformation of Eastern Africa

15 Oct 18  News
The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the Region with...
Africa and Turkey hold Second Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum to promote cooperation opportunities

Africa and Turkey hold Second Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum to promote cooperation opportunities

15 Oct 18  News
Africa and Turkey have concluded the 2nd Turkey-Africa Economic and Business Forum in Istanbul, co-organised by the African Union Commission and the country’s Ministry of Trade. ...
Blue economy can be engine of Africa’s economic growth if well utilized, says ECA’s Adejumobi

Blue economy can be engine of Africa’s economic growth if well utilized, says ECA’s Adejumobi

18 Sep 18  News
The Economic Commission for Africa is fully committed to supporting the African Union, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and member States to ensure that the untapped potentials...
2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa

2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC): Remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa

04 Sep 18  News
Remarks by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa during the 2018 FOCAC Opening Ceremony in Beijing, China At the outset, allow me to express our profound gratitude for the gener...
EALA & EABC set to deepen co-operation on integration matters

EALA & EABC set to deepen co-operation on integration matters

22 Aug 18  News
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) and the East African Business Council (EABC) have agreed to deepen co-operation in a bid to strengthen the integration process. On Mon...
SADC moves towards multi-currency regional payment settlement system

SADC moves towards multi-currency regional payment settlement system

16 Aug 18  News
Southern Africa is making progress towards creation of a multi-currency regional payment system, with the United States dollar expected to become the second currency of settlement ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Aug 18  News
New from tralac tralacBlog: Trudi Hartzenberg and Gerhard Erasmus reflect on select trade-related matters currently on the SADC agenda tralacBlog: John Stuart asks, ...
2018 SADC Summit – Promoting Infrastructure Development and Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development

2018 SADC Summit – Promoting Infrastructure Development and Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development

13 Aug 18  Blog
The 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will take place 17th to 18th August 2018 in Namibia. The occasion...
The case for an integrated African market – the costs of ‘non-AfCFTA’

The case for an integrated African market – the costs of ‘non-AfCFTA’

13 Aug 18  News
The signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) on March 21 in Kigali by 44 countries represented a milestone towards achieving the long-standing goal of creat...
EAC Secretariat, AfDB strategize to set up partnership to accelerate Africa’s transformation through regional integration

EAC Secretariat, AfDB strategize to set up partnership to accelerate Africa’s transformation through regional integration

06 Aug 18  News
An African Development Bank mission led by Dr. Marcellin Ndong Ntah, Lead Economist and comprising Mr. Patrick Kanyimbo, Regional Integration Coordinator at the Bank’s East Afric...
Regional spillovers in sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring different channels

Regional spillovers in sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring different channels

02 Aug 18  News
After close to two decades of strong economic activity, overall growth in sub-Saharan Africa decelerated markedly in 2015-16 as the largest economies experienced negative or flat g...
Final Communiqué: Joint Summit of ECOWAS and ECCAS Heads of State and Government

Final Communiqué: Joint Summit of ECOWAS and ECCAS Heads of State and Government

31 Jul 18  News
Peace, Security, Stability and the Fight Against Terrorism and Violent Extremism The Joint Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

30 Jul 18  News
Profiled African REC, trade and development events starting today:   In Lomé: Joint ECOWAS, ECCAS Summit of Heads of State and Government In Kigali: African Tax Aut...
BRICS must focus on investment-led trade – Rob Davies

BRICS must focus on investment-led trade – Rob Davies

23 Jul 18  News
South Africa’s Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies told participants at a Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) business meeting that partner nations should fo...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Jul 18  News
The Ministerial session of the Sectoral Council of Ministers Responsible for EAC Affairs and Planning takes place tomorrow in Burundi. African Business interview with Prof Carlos ...
Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – African Trade Report 2018

Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement – African Trade Report 2018

12 Jul 18  News
The 2018 edition of the African Export-Import Bank’s annual flagship report – the African Trade Report – titled “Boosting Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African C...
SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment meets in Johannesburg

SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment meets in Johannesburg

11 Jul 18  News
The SADC Committee of Ministers of Finance and Investment met in Johannesburg South Africa on 11 July, 2018, joined by central bank governors from the region to discuss areas of co...
African Heads of State and Government hold their 31st AU Summit Meeting in Mauritania

African Heads of State and Government hold their 31st AU Summit Meeting in Mauritania

02 Jul 18  News
The supreme organ of the African Union, the Assembly, which comprises Heads of State and Government of all the 55 African countries, began its 31st ordinary session on 1 July 2018 ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jun 18  News
The AfDB’s Vice-Presidency for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management has posted a series of new Working Papers and Economic Briefs: we profile analyses by Dr Arkebe Oqubay...
Permanent Representatives’ Committee Meeting commends 5 key achievements made by the African Union since January 2018

Permanent Representatives’ Committee Meeting commends 5 key achievements made by the African Union since January 2018

28 Jun 18  News
Thirty-Sixth Ordinary Session of the PRC underway in Nouakchott, Mauritania The launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa in January, as well as the...

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