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17 August 2018
http://jornaldeangola.sapo.ao
17 August 2018
https://africabusinesscommunities.com
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe has commended Botswana for being one the fastest growing economies in the SADC region at about four to five percent and for its plans for diversifying the economy.
16 August 2018
www.liberianobserver.com
The Minister of Finance and Development Planning has said that the threats posed by the impact of climate change are overwhelming and as the country remains vulnerable, every effort that will ensure that these threats are mitigated must be welcomed.
16 August 2018
www.journalducameroun.com
The Botswana government plans to rope in unemployed youth into its programme to wean the economy off diamonds, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Thursday.
16 August 2018
http://apanews.net
The Botswana government plans to rope in unemployed youth into its programme to wean the economy off diamonds, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Thursday.
16 August 2018
www.marketscreener.com
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe has commended Botswana for being one the fastest growing economies in the SADC region at about 4/5% and for its plans for diversifying the economy.
16 August 2018
www.thepaypers.com
Ant Financial has partnered with United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Financial Corporation to promote financial inclusion in Africa.
16 August 2018
www.businessdayonline.com
15 August 2018
anticorruptiondigest.com
Vera Songwe has called on African governments to show leadership to investigate and prosecute economic crimes and companies that evade taxes.
15 August 2018
stocknews.comt-financial-unit-looks-to/
Big things are expected from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) subsidiary Ant Financial in the future, and the financial arm of the internet giant has just provided another sign that it intends to deliver on those expectations. Ant is expanding into another massive market.
15 August 2018
inafrica24.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa Office (SA) launched the Zambia STEPS Profile and the Country Profiles (CPs) for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka.
15 August 2018
nampa.org
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Southern Africa Office on Wednesday launched a STEPS Profile for Zambia, and Country Profiles for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe.
15 August 2018
www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
A top United Nations diplomat has lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta for the ongoing efforts by his government to rid the country of corruption and economic crimes.
15 August 2018
menafn.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa Office (SA) launched the Zambia STEPS Profile and the Country Profiles (CPs) for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka.
15 August 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa Office (SA) launched the Zambia STEPS Profile and the Country Profiles (CPs) for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka.
15 August 2018
www.tuko.co.ke
A top United Nations diplomat has applauded President Uhuru Kenyatta's fight against corruption saying he has set the pace for the continent. Read more: https://www.tuko.co.ke/282718-you-anti-corruption-champion-top-un-diplomat-tells-uhuru.html#282718
15 August 2018
www.finextra.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is collaborating with the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and Ant Financial (Ant) to promote digital financial inclusion in Africa, through investment and technical capacity building.
15 August 2018
www.bizcommunity.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is promoting the use of disruptive technologies to enhance financial and digital inclusion in Africa and ensure that even SMEs can take advantage of AfCFTA and benefit from Agenda 2030, as well as Agenda 2063.
14 August 2018
http://fonow.com
The agreement, announced last week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is in line with the 2030 Global Sustainable Development Goals and the African Union's Agenda 2063 (Agenda 2063). ECA stated that this agreement will help more people benefit from the recently signed Free Trade Area of ​​the African continent (AfCFTA). AfCFTA is the largest free trade agreement signed since the establishment of the...
14 August 2018
citizentv.co.ke
President Uhuru Kenyatta has been praised by a top United Nations diplomat for the ongoing efforts by the Government to rid the country of corruption and economic crimes.
14 August 2018
www.jqknews.com
The company will work with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to promote digital Finance on the continent through investment and technical support. The initiative will target small businesses and will also provide services to the majority of unserved consumers, including displaced persons and refugees without formal or identity...
14 August 2018
mirastnews.net
La lutte contre la corruption, le blanchiment de capitaux et l’évasion fiscale devrait être une priorité pour les pays africains en vue de la transition vers le «statut de pays à revenu intermédiaire», a exhorté le secrétaire exécutif de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique.
14 August 2018
www.the-star.co.ke
A top UN diplomat has commended President Uhuru Kenyatta for the ongoing efforts to rid the country of corruption and economic crimes.

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