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Enhance implementation of the Common Market Protocol – Assembly says as it passes key report

Enhance implementation of the Common Market Protocol – Assembly says as it passes key report

16 Mar 17  News
The regional Assembly is calling on the EAC bloc to work closely with cross border pastoral communities to ensure the proactive and effective implementation of the Common Market Pr...
SADC Council of Ministers held in Ezulwini, Swaziland: statement of outcomes

SADC Council of Ministers held in Ezulwini, Swaziland: statement of outcomes

16 Mar 17  News
The two-day SADC Council of Ministers meeting was opened on Thursday 16th March 2017 at Royal Swazi Hotel in Ezulwini, Kingdom of Swaziland. During the two days, Ministers will dis...
SADC Extraordinary Summit to cost industrialization programme

SADC Extraordinary Summit to cost industrialization programme

16 Mar 17  News
Southern African leaders are expected to make a bold statement on taking forward the regional integration agenda when they meet in Swaziland to approve a costed action plan for the...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

15 Mar 17  News
Yesterday in Addis: Dlamini-Zuma hands over AU Commission chair Twelve points for the new African Union Commission Chairperson (International Crisis Group) Mr Faki arrives at a t...
Africa must trade itself out of poverty

Africa must trade itself out of poverty

15 Mar 17  News
Africa must grab this century... It’s ours for the taking This century is Africa’s to own, or to lose. Economic transformation is occurring across the continent, from Maurit...
SADC has huge potential for funding own programmes

SADC has huge potential for funding own programmes

15 Mar 17  News
Southern Africa has the potential to mobilise more than US$1.2 billion from alternative and innovative sources as part of efforts to reduce the reliance on donor support. Accordin...
Rubavu cross-border traders decry unsolved challenges

Rubavu cross-border traders decry unsolved challenges

15 Mar 17  News
Rwanda signed a trade facilitation agreement with the DR Congo over a year ago that sought to improve trade between the two countries. The deal, signed by trade ministries of both ...
Kenya to go ahead of its EAC neighbours, read budget before June

Kenya to go ahead of its EAC neighbours, read budget before June

15 Mar 17  News
With its Parliament set to be in recess in June, Kenya will have to read its budget for 2017/2018 ahead of the other East African Community partner states, to free...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

13 Mar 17  News
SADC Strategic Ministerial Retreat: updates The SADC We Want (pdf): On the basis of the three broad topics, which Member States approved, the Secretariat commissioned research stu...
SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration endorses the SADC Industrialisation Action Plan

SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration endorses the SADC Industrialisation Action Plan

13 Mar 17  News
The 18th Meeting of the SADC Ministerial Task Force on Regional Economic Integration was held in Ezulwini, Swaziland on the 11 March, 2017. The meeting considered the Costed ...
EALA nods report on rail infrastructure

EALA nods report on rail infrastructure

13 Mar 17  News
Assembly calls for joint initiatives to ease transport, enhance business The regional Assembly is recommending for the improvement of the extensive rail network and penetrati...
ECA experts participate in 5th meeting of the CFTA negotiating forum

ECA experts participate in 5th meeting of the CFTA negotiating forum

10 Mar 17  News
Experts from the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) recently participated in the 5th meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Negotiating Forum that was hosted by t...
Revitalising world trade: Issues and priorities for the Commonwealth

Revitalising world trade: Issues and priorities for the Commonwealth

09 Mar 17  News
The world economy is continuing to experience an unprecedented slowdown in international trade. The rapid expansion of global trade witnessed before the financial crisis has now al...
President Paul Kagame addresses EALA in Kigali

President Paul Kagame addresses EALA in Kigali

07 Mar 17  News
Assembly should enhance oversight role to ensure integration process is on course President Paul Kagame yesterday addressed Parliament at the commencement of the Fifth Meeting of ...
ECOWAS: Stepping-stone for Morocco to conquer Africa

ECOWAS: Stepping-stone for Morocco to conquer Africa

06 Mar 17  News
With King Mohammed’s VI current tour of African countries and the ongoing reverberations from Morocco’s re-admission to the African Union (AU) in late January, Morocco’s Mini...
Tunisia preparing to join COMESA in October

Tunisia preparing to join COMESA in October

06 Mar 17  News
Tunisia is preparing to sign the COMESA Treaty during the next COMESA Summit in October 2017. The signature will herald the admission of Tunisia to the regional economic community ...
Overview of recent economic and social developments in Africa 2016

Overview of recent economic and social developments in Africa 2016

03 Mar 17  News
Document prepared for the Tenth Joint Annual Meetings of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration and ...
E-cargo tracking system to save costs on Northern Corridor

E-cargo tracking system to save costs on Northern Corridor

03 Mar 17  News
Business owners in Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda are expected to save on the cost and time of transporting cargo on the Northern Corridor following the launch of a joint electronic ca...
Edible oils now on EAC list of sensitive goods

Edible oils now on EAC list of sensitive goods

03 Mar 17  News
Manufacturers of edible oils in the EAC have been shielded from competition from other countries. Regional trade ministers have included edible oils manufactured in the EAC ...
African Union Commission hosts the 5th Meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF)

African Union Commission hosts the 5th Meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF)

01 Mar 17  News
The African Union Commission (AUC) is hosting the 5th Meeting of the Continental Free Trade Area Negotiating Forum (CFTA-NF) from 27 February to 4 March 2017. The meeting is prece...

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