Login

Register




Building capacity to help Africa trade better

Tag: Regional integration

tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Mar 17  News
tralac’s Annual Conference 2017 will take place 6-7 April, in Cape Town. The conference theme: International Trade Governance – quo vadis? Inaugural African Economic Platform ...
Customs reform and trade facilitation in the Horn of Africa: Somaliland under the microscope

Customs reform and trade facilitation in the Horn of Africa: Somaliland under the microscope

17 Mar 17  News
Somaliland faces a number of challenges related to Customs and trade facilitation. First and foremost, though the Somaliland Constitution requires a legal basis for the collection ...
AU to host Heads of Government and captains of African industry in the Inaugural African Economic Platform in Mauritius

AU to host Heads of Government and captains of African industry in the Inaugural African Economic Platform in Mauritius

17 Mar 17  News
The African Union, through The African Union Foundation, will for the first time host a multi-stakeholder forum that will bring together African Heads of State and Government, Priv...
EALA passes key Gender Bill: Committee report

EALA passes key Gender Bill: Committee report

17 Mar 17  News
International Women’s Day was celebrated on 8 March 2017. As the globe came together to commemorate the day under the theme; “Be Bold for Change”, EALA legislators sitti...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Mar 17  News
The Abidjan Declaration (pdf), issued at the conclusion of the Industrialization in Africa seminar (AERC, AfDB, UNU-WIDER). Presentation slides (pdf) by Finn Tarp, Carol Newman. I...
Morocco extends a hand across Sahara to fulfil its regional integration dreams

Morocco extends a hand across Sahara to fulfil its regional integration dreams

16 Mar 17  Discussion
[Scroll down for French] Mélanie Mugrefya, tralac Intern, discusses Morocco’s regional integration ambitions since re-joining the African Union in January On 30 January 2017 t...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...

Contact

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel +27 21 880 2010