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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...
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...
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. ...
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, ...

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