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SADC Industrialization Week 2017: Roundup

SADC Industrialization Week 2017: Roundup

28 Aug 17  News
The SADC Secretariat, the Southern African Business Forum (SABF) and the NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) kick-started the second annual SADC Industrialization Week alongside the th...
Time to increase trade and investment with Mozambique is now – SA envoy

Time to increase trade and investment with Mozambique is now – SA envoy

28 Aug 17  News
SA High Commissioner to Mozambique Mandisi Mpahlwa says the participation of the South African companies in the Maputo International Trade Fair could not have come at a more opport...
A strong infrastructure base critical to Africa’s economic transformation

A strong infrastructure base critical to Africa’s economic transformation

28 Aug 17  News
A strong infrastructure base is critical for Africa’s economic transformation, Economic Commission for Africa’s Sylvian Boko said Thursday. Speaking during an ECA-sponsored se...
Outcomes of the 37th SADC Summit

Outcomes of the 37th SADC Summit

25 Aug 17  Discussion
Talkmore Chidede, tralac Researcher, discusses the key outcomes of the 37th SADC Summit, held on the theme ‘Partnering with the private sector in developing industry and regional...
Launch of the 2016 Country Profile for Ghana: Improving energy supply to drive growth in the country

Launch of the 2016 Country Profile for Ghana: Improving energy supply to drive growth in the country

24 Aug 17  News
The Ghanaian Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Sub-Regional Office for West Africa, launched the 2016 Country Profile fo...
The 3rd Continental Free Trade Area Technical Working Groups (CFTA-TWGs) meeting undertakes to move forward the CFTA process

The 3rd Continental Free Trade Area Technical Working Groups (CFTA-TWGs) meeting undertakes to move forward the CFTA process

22 Aug 17  News
The African Union Commission is organizing the third Meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Technical Working Groups (CFTA-TWGs) from 21 August to 1 September 2017 in Durban. ...
SADC can create a prosperous environment for citizens and especially the youth, says ECA’s Songwe

SADC can create a prosperous environment for citizens and especially the youth, says ECA’s Songwe

22 Aug 17  News
Africa cannot afford to leave its development agenda to the whims of unpredictable factors that are beyond its control, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary,...
Communiqué of the 37th Summit of SADC of Heads of State and Government

Communiqué of the 37th Summit of SADC of Heads of State and Government

21 Aug 17  News
OR Tambo Building, Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) Pretoria, South Africa, 19th – 20th August 2017 The 37th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of Sta...
37th SADC Summit draws to a close

37th SADC Summit draws to a close

21 Aug 17  News
The 37th Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit ended in Tshwane on Sunday with a commitment to use the region’s natural resources to drive projects that will have ...
Boosting trade and investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

Boosting trade and investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

17 Aug 17  News
The last 15 years have seen fast economic growth in many Sub-Saharan countries. However, there is a need to translate these factors into sustained poverty reduction through greate...
SADC has a story to tell

SADC has a story to tell

16 Aug 17  News
It is time the southern African region takes charge of its own narrative and tells the story about its major achievements and challenges. According to the Southern African Develop...
Sunninghill Declaration 2017: Private Sector Communiqué of the Second Annual SADC Industrialization Week

Sunninghill Declaration 2017: Private Sector Communiqué of the Second Annual SADC Industrialization Week

16 Aug 17  News
Between 30 July and 4 August 2017, delegates from the media; private sector; civil society and public sector from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member States me...
SADC Ministers meet ahead of Summit

SADC Ministers meet ahead of Summit

15 Aug 17  News
Regional integration, trade as well as peace and security are among the issues that are expected to be high on the agenda as a group of Ministers belonging to SADC meet in Pretoria...
SADC countries urged to make integration a reality

SADC countries urged to make integration a reality

15 Aug 17  News
International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and SADC executive secretary Stergomena Lawrence Tax have cautioned that the Southern African Development Co...
CFTA Negotiations – the end game

CFTA Negotiations – the end game

14 Aug 17  News
At their last summit this July, the African presidents reiterated their determination to launch the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) this year, that is, by December 2017. They di...
37th SADC Summit: Harnessing public-private partnerships

37th SADC Summit: Harnessing public-private partnerships

14 Aug 17  News
The 37th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government to be held in Pretoria, South Africa will deliberate on a wide range of issues including exploring ways of harnessing the...
The final Trade Remedy Arrangement of the Tripartite Free Trade Area

The final Trade Remedy Arrangement of the Tripartite Free Trade Area

10 Aug 17  Publications
The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) Agreement provides for interim as well as final Trade Remedies (TR) provisions. This was necessary because the Annex and the Guidelines o...
The final Trade Remedy Arrangement of the Tripartite Free Trade Area

The final Trade Remedy Arrangement of the Tripartite Free Trade Area

10 Aug 17  Discussion
Gerhard Erasmus, tralac Associate, comments on the recent conclusion of the TFTA legal arrangements on Trade Remedies* The final legal arrangement for Trade Remedies (TRs) in the ...
Bugesera airport to boost intra-Africa trade – Kagame

Bugesera airport to boost intra-Africa trade – Kagame

10 Aug 17  News
President Paul Kagame has said that the envisioned Bugesera International Airport will not only support Rwanda’s socio-economic transformation but also facilitate economic integr...
Official: African states to meet deadline to establish trading bloc

Official: African states to meet deadline to establish trading bloc

07 Aug 17  News
African states are expected to meet the October deadline to establish the continent’s largest trading bloc by the end of 2017, an official said on Sunday. Common Market for East...

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