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13 March 2018
www.newsghana.com.gh
All efforts to secure the economic future of the country and to attain a Ghana beyond aid, would be in vein without the contributions of chief directors of Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs).
12 March 2018
www.leral.net
Leral.net lance aujourd’hui lundi l’émission « Intelligences Eco », le Mag' qui se veut l’écho de l’information économique et financière. Le premier invité de cette émission est le docteur Cheikh Tidiane Dièye, Directeur exécutif du Centre africain pour le commerce, l'intégration et le développement (CACID).
12 March 2018
www.ghananewsagency.org
Accra, March 12, GNA - Mr Mohammad Habibu Tijani, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has underscored the need for Ghana and other African countries to add value to their natural resources.
12 March 2018
afriqueexpansionmag.com
D’importantes innovations sont enregistrées ces dernières années dans les domaines scientifique et technologique dans le monde. Ces innovations ouvrent ainsi la voie à une dynamique de croissance en même temps qu’elles offrent des opportunités d’affaires. Ceci est encore plus perceptible en matière de technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC). Une brèche dans laquelle pourrait s’...
12 March 2018
http://dia-algerie.com
Le Premier ministre, Ahmed Ouyahia, représentera le président de la République, Abdelaziz Bouteflika au sommet extraordinaire des chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement du continent à la capitale du Rwanda, Kigali, le 21 mars 2018 en vue du lancement officiel de la zone de libre-échange continentale (ZLEC), a-t-on appris de source diplomatique.
12 March 2018
www.ghanaweb.com
Chief Directors at the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have been tasked to collaborate and own government’s flagship initiatives.
12 March 2018
https://lematin.ma
L’appel à candidatures pour la septième édition du Prix de l’innovation pour l’Afrique, qui célèbre l’innovation locale sur le continent, vient d’être clôturé. Walter Fust, président de l’African Innovation Foundation, nous explique, dans cet entretien, l’importance de ce Prix et le rôle que joue le Maroc en matière d’innovation en Afrique.
12 March 2018
www.graphic.com.gh
It is not generally known that Dr J B Danquah, the flower of West African scholarship, lawyer, journalist, poet and philosopher, who died 53 years ago on February 4, 1965 at the Nsawam Maximum Security Prison, did not only struggle fearlessly for the independence and self-government of Ghana;he also believed in the concept of self-reliance for Ghana after independence.
12 March 2018
www.investiraucameroun.com
Le président de la Commission de la Communauté économique et monétaire de l’Afrique centrale (Cemac), Daniel Ona Ondo (photo), a pris part le 8 mars 2018, à la 49e session de la Commission de statistique des Nations Unies à New-York (USA).
12 March 2018
www.tribuneonlineng.com
As the argument for and against the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agreement rages, SULAIMON OLANREWAJU looks at the benefits and consequences of signing the agreement.
12 March 2018
southerntimesafrica.com
The Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agreement, set to be signed in Kigali, Rwanda, between March 21 and 22, is the phenomenon ringing in the air across Africa.
10 March 2018
www.adiac-congo.co
L'Organisation des Nations unies (ONU), des institutions internationales et bailleurs de fonds opérant dans la région sont parvenus à un accord, à Rabat, au Maroc sur un projet de feuille de route conjointe pour assurer le suivi et le soutien à la mise en œuvre des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) dans 7 pays: Algérie; Egypte; Libye; Maroc; Mauritanie; Soudan et Tunisie, a-t-on...
10 March 2018
www.saudigazette.com.sa
Cooperation for the development of trade in Africa was at the heart of the discussions on Tuesday during a meeting between Mrs. Lilia Hachem Naas, Director of the ECA Office in North Africa and Hani Sonbol, CEO of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC).
8 March 2018
https://africanbusinessmagazine.com/uncategorised/continental/exclusive-interview-with-vera-songwe-executive-secretary-of-uneca/
What are UNECA’s current priorities in its mission to promote economic and social development across Africa? The organisation’s new executive secretary spells out her objectives to African Business.
8 March 2018
africanbusinessmagazine.com
What are UNECA’s current priorities in its mission to promote economic and social development across Africa? The organisation’s new executive secretary spells out her objectives to African Business.
8 March 2018
africanbusinessmagazine.com
What are UNECA’s current priorities in its mission to promote economic and social development across Africa? The organisation’s new executive secretary spells out her objectives to African Business.
8 March 2018
www.graphic.com.gh
Socio-economic growth and evolution in Africa cannot be overemphasized as the continent moves into the future. Africa has over the last decade become one of the fastest growing and attractive regions in the world, with a $1.96 trillion economy growing at about 6 percent. Yet there are also undeniably daunting challenges facing the continent. These are most notable in the areas of...
7 March 2018
www.graphic.com.gh
The former Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Abdul Nasiru Issahaku, recently announced a take over of Division One club Guan United which he subsequently renamed Tamale City Football Club (FC).
6 March 2018
www.financialafrik.com
Dans une interview exclusive accordée à Niamey à Financial Afrik, Dr Vera Songwe, Secrétaire exécutive de la commission des Nations-Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA), analyse les profondes mutations positives que va engendrer le libre échange commercial en Afrique. «Le commerce intra africain passé de 9 à 17 % en l’espace de quelques années facilitera paradoxalement le commerce avec l’Europe», déclare t...
6 March 2018
allafrica.com
"Considering the rapid growth of Zambia's cities and the reliance of the country on them for economic productivity, there is no choice but to give them a high priority in national development planning".
5 March 2018
www.atlasinfo.fr
Vingt-quatre organisations onusiennes, institutions internationales et bailleurs de fonds opérant en Afrique du Nord sont parvenus à un accord, lors d’une réunion tenue les 1er et 2 mars 2018 à Rabat –Maroc (dans le cadre du Mécanisme sous régional de coordination pour l’Afrique du Nord des Nations Unies), sur un projet de feuille de route conjointe pour assurer le suivi et le soutien à la mise...
5 March 2018
www.out-law.com
The head of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on the United Nations to back plans to help African countries pay for insurance against “catastrophic events” that can hamper investments in major infrastructure projects.
5 March 2018
leadership.ng
Africa’s richest man and Chairman of Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote in company of the immediate past president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), who is also the chairman of Coronation Capital and co-chair of Global Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth), Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede have advised that public-private sector collaboration will improve the health sector across Africa.
5 March 2018
www.stearsng.com
In the wake of the current lull in the oil market, our fiscal outlook is suffering. The Nigerian government has turned to the recovery of looted funds, increasing tax collection and taking on more debt to meet its revenue requirements.
5 March 2018
www.indepthnews.net
He was just 17 when his country Zimbabwe gained independence. Now, 38 years later, Trynos Hove is over half a century old and what he remembers is persistent underdevelopment and repeated calls for foreign investment.

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