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African Corridor Alliance established to stimulate development

African Corridor Alliance established to stimulate development

21 Feb 17  News
Transport is a significant sector in that it reduces transactional costs in enhancing trade. To facilitate infrastructure development, governments promote the expansion and improve...
Economic policy options for African economies in advent of Brexit, Trump

Economic policy options for African economies in advent of Brexit, Trump

20 Feb 17  News
There are interesting coincidences in the Brexit and “America first” movements. First is their timing and ideological convergence, second is the affinity between their prime ...
African Corridor Management Alliance to strengthen economic corridors

African Corridor Management Alliance to strengthen economic corridors

15 Feb 17  News
The Economic Commission for Africa, through the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) is holding a meeting in collaboration with the Walvis Bay Corridor Group and other Corridor manag...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Feb 17  News
Underway in Walvis Bay: African Corridor Management Alliance launch (@snkaringi). Tweet by @heiniesuo: Inaugural meeting of #African #Corridor #Management #Alliance: "We need a con...
First meeting of the CFTA Technical Working Groups (TWGs) discusses technical issues related to the Continental Free Trade Area

First meeting of the CFTA Technical Working Groups (TWGs) discusses technical issues related to the Continental Free Trade Area

09 Feb 17  News
The African Union Commission organized the First Meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Technical Working Groups from 6 to 7 February 2017 in Kigali. The objectives of t...
COMESA call for papers 2017: Boosting intra-African trade through RECs

COMESA call for papers 2017: Boosting intra-African trade through RECs

09 Feb 17  News
COMESA-ACBF Capacity Building Project in Economic and Trade Policy Analysis and Research Following the Eighteenth African Union Summit of Heads of State and Governments’ meeting...
Two hundred African delegates discuss the technical elements of the Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

Two hundred African delegates discuss the technical elements of the Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

08 Feb 17  News
Two hundred delegates from African countries are discussing the technical elements of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Agreement from 6 to 10 February 2017, and these technic...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

07 Feb 17  News
Today in Cape Town: tralac is hosting a regional roundtable to consider global, African, and South African trade and trade-related developments of the past year and prospects for 2...
Address by President Paul Kagame at the Retreat of the AU Heads of State and Government

Address by President Paul Kagame at the Retreat of the AU Heads of State and Government

06 Feb 17  News
Delivered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 29 January 2017 Good morning and thank you for setting aside the time to participate in this retreat. Six months ago, at our last Summit in ...
PIDA Progress Report 2016

PIDA Progress Report 2016

02 Feb 17  News
Foreword by Dr Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, NEPAD Agency CEO Africa is a young and vibrant continent. This is considering its rapidly growing young population. According to th...
Key Decisions of the 28th AU Summit

Key Decisions of the 28th AU Summit

01 Feb 17  News
The 28th African Union (AU) summit held in Addis Ababa on 30-31st January was a historical one given the landmark decisions adopted, including the admission of Morocco into th...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

31 Jan 17  News
African leaders consider proposals for institutional review of the AU (Ghana Business News) Describing the AU as a “highly dysfunctional organization”, President Kagame, in hi...
Becoming the champion: Uganda’s development challenge

Becoming the champion: Uganda’s development challenge

30 Jan 17  News
IMF Chief Christine Lagarde, in a public lecture on 27 January 2017 in Kampala, said that Uganda needs more infrastructure investment. “Under-developed infrastructure is ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

28 Jan 17  News
AU Summit updates: Financing of the Union: AU unveils website on implementation of the 0.2% levy on eligible imports Financing of the Union is a historic decision adopted by Head...
Patterns of Premature Deindustrialisation in Africa

Patterns of Premature Deindustrialisation in Africa

25 Jan 17  Publications
In order for a country to advance from a poor, agrarian state into a modern post-industrial state, experience has taught that it must follow a specific pattern of development, in w...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jan 17  News
AU Summit press conferences today in Addis: Mrs Fatima Haram Acyl (Commissioner for Trade and Industry): ‘The Continental Free Trade Area: an opportunity for job creation in Afri...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

23 Jan 17  News
Underway in Addis: 33rd Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee. Opening remarks of the Chairperson of the AU Commission, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma David Luke,...
tralac Regional Roundtable: Cape Town, 7 February 2017

tralac Regional Roundtable: Cape Town, 7 February 2017

20 Jan 17  Event
tralac hosted a regional roundtable in Cape Town to consider global, African, and South African trade and trade-related developments of the past year and prospects for 2017. This ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Jan 17  News
tralac’s first newsletter of 2017 is posted: a message from the Executive Director, Trudi Hartzenberg (and more) The 9th African Union gender pre-summit starts on Sunday: concep...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

19 Jan 17  News
Profiled, forthcoming events: Regional trade in Africa: drivers, trends and opportunities (3 February, ACP Secretariat, Brussels); 2017 African Economic Platform (20-22 March, Maur...

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