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Tag: Regional integration

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...
Kagame: Time to solve intra-Africa trade challenges

Kagame: Time to solve intra-Africa trade challenges

19 Jan 17  News
President Paul Kagame has challenged African countries to avoid contradictions in the quest for prosperity and progress by implementing progressive steps with a sense of urgency. ...
Inaugural African Economic Platform to be held in Mauritius

Inaugural African Economic Platform to be held in Mauritius

19 Jan 17  News
One of the lessons learnt after the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the OAU/AU was that Africa has to take charge of its development if it is to meet the expectation of eve...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

18 Jan 17  News
Europe readies its ‘Marshall Plan’ for Africa (Politico) If Europe wants to tackle the root causes of the migration crisis, the head of the European Investment Bank says it mu...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Jan 17  News
Featured tweet, @UKenyatta: Kenya and Mauritius have agreed to make our two countries the financial and trade hubs for Africa Diarise: the German-African Business Summit will be h...
Morocco flexes muscles as it seeks AU reinstatement

Morocco flexes muscles as it seeks AU reinstatement

12 Jan 17  News
The North African country seeks to leverage its economic weight in sub-Saharan Africa Slowly and steadily, Morocco has been establishing itself as a major economic force in sub-Sa...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

11 Jan 17  News
Later this month: UNCTAD, in cooperation with other international organizations, will host the first International Forum for National Trade Facilitation Committees (23-27 January, ...
Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2017

Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2017

11 Jan 17  News
2017 holds promise for Africa. Despite the troubles of 2016 – political turmoil in the Gambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, continuing violence in South Sudan and Nig...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

10 Jan 17  News
Looking ahead: The 2018 Economic Report on Africa – scope of contents (UNECA) The 2018 ERA will be structured in two parts. Part I will discuss both recent developments in the w...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

09 Jan 17  News
Featured tweet, ‏@AUTradeIndustry: CFTA Planning retreat from 2-7 January 2017, in Nairobi, Kenya African integration: facing up to emerging challenges (ICTSD) This paper exami...
African integration: Facing up to emerging challenges

African integration: Facing up to emerging challenges

09 Jan 17  News
Least developed countries (LDCs) and low-income countries, particularly in Africa, have been enjoying a sustained period of economic growth and macroeconomic stability. Nevertheles...
The East African Community: Another diplomatic headache for Kenya?

The East African Community: Another diplomatic headache for Kenya?

09 Jan 17  News
The East African Community has been on top in Africa as a fast rising trading bloc in the past one and half decade, after its resurrection in 1999 by its original members, Kenya, U...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

06 Jan 17  News
Ahead of the AU Summit later this month: commentaries by two candidates for the position of African Union Commission Chairperson Senegal’s Abdoulaye Bathily: ‘Africa has no fu...

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