Login

Register




Building capacity to help Africa trade better

Tag: Trade governance

Long term strategic vision, vital to leveraging sustainable infrastructure, stakeholders agree at roundtable

Long term strategic vision, vital to leveraging sustainable infrastructure, stakeholders agree at roundtable

27 Jun 18  News
Africa has huge infrastructure gap, estimated at $130-170 billion per year. However, this infrastructure gap goes beyond just financing. There is a lack of good governance of infra...
Minister Baldwin speech on UK-Africa relations

Minister Baldwin speech on UK-Africa relations

26 Jun 18  News
Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin spoke at the British Foreign Policy Group on 26 June about the future of the UK's partnership with Africa. Thank you, and thank you all for be...
Botswana is a shining beacon of hope in the fight against corruption in Africa

Botswana is a shining beacon of hope in the fight against corruption in Africa

26 Jun 18  News
Botswana is a shining light and beacon of hope in the fight against corruption in Africa and has one of the best anti-corruption profiles on the continent. The statement was made ...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

25 Jun 18  News
Underway, in Dar es Salaam: Workshop on establishing a National Trade Facilitation Roadmap in Tanzania (25-29 June) Underway, in Victoria Falls: NEPAD Agency, PIDA_Africa strategi...
Comesa cues African states against protectionism as free trade takes effect

Comesa cues African states against protectionism as free trade takes effect

25 Jun 18  News
A regional body has urged African states to seek alternative ways of protecting some sectors of their economy as a continental free trade area takes effect. The African Continenta...
Northern Corridor initiative resumes meetings

Northern Corridor initiative resumes meetings

25 Jun 18  News
Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Northern Corridor Integration Project (NCIP) initiative are convening in Nairobi, Kenya today.  The ministerial meeting will make way for a H...
IGAD signs cross-border trade policy

IGAD signs cross-border trade policy

23 Jun 18  News
Members of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have adopted a regional policy framework on cross-border trade that promises to be a lifeline for the region’s sm...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

22 Jun 18  News
Featured tweet, @SongweVera: Africa badly needs a common platform for intellectual property rights. In 2008, 10 million apps downloaded from the Apple Store; in 2018, 180 billion a...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

21 Jun 18  News
Africa payments: Insights into African transaction flows (SWIFT) In 2013, SWIFT published the white paper “Africa Payments: Insights into African Transaction Flows”, which att...
Dispute Settlement under the AfCFTA

Dispute Settlement under the AfCFTA

11 Jun 18  Publications
Formal dispute settlement has not been a feature of intra-African trade. African Governments simply do not litigate against each other. This may be a consequence of many factors: a...
Inquiry into Australia’s trade and investment relationships with the countries of Africa

Inquiry into Australia’s trade and investment relationships with the countries of Africa

21 May 18  News
On 13 June 2017, the Australian Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee launched an inquiry into Australia’s trade and investment relationships with the countries...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

17 May 18  News
Diarise: Moving forward with the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area – opportunities and challenges (24 May, Wilson Center, Washington). The speakers: D...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

14 May 18  News
AfCFTA Ratification Barometer: Niger has completed domestic ratification processes and is expected to deposit the ratification instruments shortly with the AU; Rwanda inches closer...
Managing Africa’s resources: Time to stop the ‘dig and export’ model, improve governance, create linkages

Managing Africa’s resources: Time to stop the ‘dig and export’ model, improve governance, create linkages

14 May 18  News
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has just released the fifth edition of the African Governance Report (AGR V), which urges countries endowed with abundant natural resour...
High-Level Meeting on the Consortium to Stem Illicit Financial Flows from Africa

High-Level Meeting on the Consortium to Stem Illicit Financial Flows from Africa

11 May 18  News
Statement of the African Union Commission Deputy Chairperson, H.E. Kwesi Quartey It is a great pleasure for me to join you at this Consortium meeting which maybe the second o...
Whose responsibility is it to scale up arbitration in Africa?

Whose responsibility is it to scale up arbitration in Africa?

07 May 18  News
Last week, May 3-4, 2018, I attended the 4th Edition of the SOAS Arbitration in Africa Conference held in Kigali, organised by the Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC). ...
President Kenyatta presents scorecard, rallies support for Big Four Agenda

President Kenyatta presents scorecard, rallies support for Big Four Agenda

03 May 18  News
President Uhuru Kenyatta on 2 May presented to Parliament a comprehensive scorecard of his Government’s achievements on areas of national values, security and Kenya’s obligatio...
tralac’s Daily News Selection

tralac’s Daily News Selection

24 Apr 18  News
Request for research proposals: Regional growth and development for southern Africa’s prosperity. Deadline for submissions: 25 May 2018 Featured African trade and development ne...
African Financial Governance Outlook: Effective public financial management for sustainable development

African Financial Governance Outlook: Effective public financial management for sustainable development

24 Apr 18  News
The AfDB and ACBF have published the first African Financial Governance Outlook (AFGO), a new flagship report to enrich understanding of public financial management (PFM) and its c...
Southern African Customs Union Council of Ministers’ Meeting underway in Windhoek

Southern African Customs Union Council of Ministers’ Meeting underway in Windhoek

12 Apr 18  News
First quarterly meeting of the 2018/19 financial year to discuss the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) agenda South African Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, on W...

Contact

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