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SADC urged to accelerate implementation of a single air transport market

SADC urged to accelerate implementation of a single air transport market

02 Oct 18  News
The civil aviation industry in southern Africa and the rest of the continent is projected to grow exponentially once the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) is fully implem...
The economic and social effects of the Economic Partnership Agreements on selected African countries

The economic and social effects of the Economic Partnership Agreements on selected African countries

02 Oct 18  News
The European Union (EU) has concluded or currently is in the process of concluding Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with the group of African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) cou...
Investment dispute resolution under the Amended Annex 1 of the SADC FIP

Investment dispute resolution under the Amended Annex 1 of the SADC FIP

01 Oct 18  Blog
Effective dispute resolution is important for foreign investors. It guarantees legal certainty and predictability in markets and provides remedies when rights are violated. The res...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Sep 18  News
Women and African trade: A set of postings, complementing tralac’s recent newsletter on the same theme i) Why do gender issues matter in trade relations? How do trade policies...
WTO members review Seychelles’ accession to the SADC Trade Protocol

WTO members review Seychelles’ accession to the SADC Trade Protocol

20 Sep 18  News
World Trade Organisation members reviewed Seychelles’ accession to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) trade protocol at the 18 September 2018 meeting of the Commit...
European Union discussion paper on investment in South Africa

European Union discussion paper on investment in South Africa

19 Sep 18  News
The EU, as South Africa’s biggest investment partner, welcomes President Ramaphosa’s strong commitment to building a new social compact around investment. This discus...
Brexit on Tour in Africa

Brexit on Tour in Africa

04 Sep 18  Blog
Prime Minister Theresa May made a brief visit last week to South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. These are the large, anchor economies of Southern, East and West Africa. They are also a...
Women, trade and financial inclusion in SADC

Women, trade and financial inclusion in SADC

30 Aug 18  Blog
Financial inclusion is linked to both economic growth and poverty alleviation. It enables people to participate in the economy, and therefore to trade. It is necessary for business...
Joint statement on UK, SACU and Mozambique EPA

Joint statement on UK, SACU and Mozambique EPA

29 Aug 18  News
Joint meeting of the United Kingdom (UK), Southern African Customs Union member states (SACU) and Mozambique trade ministers on a future UK, SACU and Mozambique Economic Partnershi...
Identifying the role of civil society in the SADC EPA

Identifying the role of civil society in the SADC EPA

21 Aug 18  Blog
The demand for civil society participation in the negotiation and implementation of trade agreements has recently intensified following the growing and progressive mainstreaming of...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

20 Aug 18  News
Featured tweet, from @ICA_Africa: The ICA Africa ‘Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa’ report for 2017 is currently in development and should be ready by November 2018. I...
Revised SADC gender protocol enters into force

Revised SADC gender protocol enters into force

20 Aug 18  News
A total of 12 countries in southern Africa have now signed the agreement amending a regional protocol that aims to advance gender equality and equity bringing the revised document ...
President Kagame attends 38th SADC Summit

President Kagame attends 38th SADC Summit

20 Aug 18  News
President Kagame attended the 38th Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on 17 August 2018 in Windhoek, Namibia where he delivered remarks in his capacity as ...
SADC hosts the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Windhoek, Namibia

SADC hosts the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government in Windhoek, Namibia

20 Aug 18  News
The 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of SADC was held at Safari Court Conference Centre, in Windhoek, the Republic of Namibia, on 17th and 18th August 2018...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 Aug 18  News
SADC Summit updates: Key speeches from South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa (Keynote address as outgoing Chair); Namibia’s Dr. Hage G. Geingob (Acceptance speech as incoming Cha...
SADC Summit: Acceptance speech by incoming Chairperson Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of Namibia

SADC Summit: Acceptance speech by incoming Chairperson Dr. Hage G. Geingob, President of Namibia

17 Aug 18  News
Delivered on the occasion of the 38th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government, Windhoek, 17 August 2018 On behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Namibia, I a...
SADC Summit: Maiden speech by Mr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of Botswana

SADC Summit: Maiden speech by Mr. Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi, President of Botswana

17 Aug 18  News
Remarks at the official opening of the 38th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government, Windhoek Your Excellencies, It is indeed an honour for me to address you for the...
SADC should push for industrial growth: Ramaphosa

SADC should push for industrial growth: Ramaphosa

17 Aug 18  News
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) needs to continue pushing for industrial growth and development in the region, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. With the help of t...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

16 Aug 18  News
Diarise: Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum (25 October, Lagos). The Forum will also see the launch of TEFConnect, the world’s largest digital platform for African entrepreneurs...
SADC moves towards multi-currency regional payment settlement system

SADC moves towards multi-currency regional payment settlement system

16 Aug 18  News
Southern Africa is making progress towards creation of a multi-currency regional payment system, with the United States dollar expected to become the second currency of settlement ...

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