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African Union announces partnership with the AfroChampions Initiative

African Union announces partnership with the AfroChampions Initiative

29 Jan 18  News
Ambitious dialogue to start with the private sector on CFTA The African Union has announced a strategic partnership with the AfroChampions Initiative to promote the African Contin...
NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee: Working towards Africa’s transformation

NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee: Working towards Africa’s transformation

29 Jan 18  News
“What brings us together on this day is the common goal of working for the transformation of Africa,” H.E Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal and Chairperson of th...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

26 Jan 18  News
tralac weekly e-Newsletter: Competition policy as an instrument for economic transformation India invites 50 nations for trade talks: seeks roadmap for WTO dialogue tralac’s Ge...
32nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union kicks-off

32nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union kicks-off

25 Jan 18  News
African nations are concerned with the theme of this year and through our collective efforts and actions we can win the fight against corruption, says AUC Chairperson Moussa Faki M...
Botswana to sign Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

Botswana to sign Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

25 Jan 18  News
Signing of the COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) Agreement to take place on 30 January 2018 The Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry of Botswana, Honourable ...
President Museveni delivers State of EAC Address to EALA

President Museveni delivers State of EAC Address to EALA

24 Jan 18  News
The President of Republic of Uganda and Chairperson of Summit of EAC Heads of State, H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, is rooting for all efforts towards an effective integration of the...
EAC Secretary General calls for implementation of critical activities in 2018

EAC Secretary General calls for implementation of critical activities in 2018

23 Jan 18  News
East African Community Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, has called for serious prioritizing of the available resources to ensure critical activities in the integration pr...
Continental Free Trade Area to boost domestic tax collections – AU official

Continental Free Trade Area to boost domestic tax collections – AU official

15 Jan 18  News
Six years ago, African leaders decided to establish the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), a flagship project of the African Union’s (AU) Agenda 2063 aiming to fast-track the co...
Inner-African development goals instead of inner-African borders

Inner-African development goals instead of inner-African borders

11 Jan 18  News
During the AU-EU Summit, the Commission outlined plans for its future development policy. However, it remains open how it intends to ensure that the European Development Goals in t...
2018 New Year Message of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat

2018 New Year Message of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat

08 Jan 18  News
2017 has been a particularly eventful year, with the assumption of duty of a new Commission. I have had the privilege of serving with a diverse group of individuals over the past n...
The task at hand as Kagame takes over African Union Chair

The task at hand as Kagame takes over African Union Chair

08 Jan 18  News
The 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in July 2017, elected Rwanda to lead the Union for a period of one year, in 2018. ...
Economic overview: Recent developments in the global and South African economies – November 2017

Economic overview: Recent developments in the global and South African economies – November 2017

15 Dec 17  News
Although conditions have recently improved to varying degrees in a number of sectors of the South African economy, such as agriculture, mining, manufacturing and retail trade, the ...
African presidents draw strong consensus for inclusive growth at Africa 2017

African presidents draw strong consensus for inclusive growth at Africa 2017

15 Dec 17  News
Egypt looks to play a key role in driving regional integration in Africa The Africa 2017 Forum wrapped up in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el Sheikh with a clear message of in...
Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union on the Continental Free Trade Area

Statement of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union on the Continental Free Trade Area

11 Dec 17  News
Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the successful conclusion of 4th Meeting of the Ministers of Trade of the African Union member sta...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Dec 17  News
In Harare today: Finance and Economic Planning minister Patrick Chinamasa presented the first budget in the post-Robert Mugabe era. Previews from NewsDay, Bloomberg. Access the ful...
AfDB’s Regional Integration Strategy: African leaders gather in Abidjan

AfDB’s Regional Integration Strategy: African leaders gather in Abidjan

07 Dec 17  News
“Integrate Africa”, the fourth of the African Development Bank (AfDB’s) five strategic development priorities, the High 5s, was the central theme of discussions with regional...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

05 Dec 17  News
ECDPM has, today, launched a series of policy briefs on the Political Economy Dynamics of Regional Organisations in Africa Launching, on Thursday, in Nairobi: East African Cross-B...
Open borders will do more good than harm, say experts

Open borders will do more good than harm, say experts

05 Dec 17  News
President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive to open up Kenyan borders for East Africans will have a more positive than negative impact, players in various sectors have said. The player...
CFTA Update – 4th Meeting of the AMOT, Niger

CFTA Update – 4th Meeting of the AMOT, Niger

04 Dec 17  News
An intense four weeks of CFTA negotiations, including meetings of the Technical Working Groups, the Negotiating Forum, and the Senior Trade Officials, culminated in a pivotal meeti...
CFTA negotiations intensify as deadline looms

CFTA negotiations intensify as deadline looms

01 Dec 17  News
African Union Ministers of Trade (AMOT) will meet in Niamey, Niger, on 1 and 2 December in a bid to finalize negotiations on the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) by the end of 20...

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