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27 September 2019
www.modernghana.com
Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, on Wednesday lauded the African Union Commission’s commitment to effective partnerships, collaborative approaches, and actions in support of the continent’s development aspirations.
27 September 2019
cityvoiceng.com
Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, on Wednesday lauded the African Union Commission’s commitment to effective partnerships, collaborative approaches and actions in support of the continent’s development aspirations.
27 September 2019
www.journalducameroun.com
On the margins of the United Nations Climate Action Summit convened by the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres to drum up support for climate action, a group of like-minded countries, financiers, project developers and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) launched an initiative to energize climate resilient development in Africa faster, better and cleaner with deployment of 10,...
27 September 2019
www.africanews.com
The Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC), the Economic Commission for Africa's Office for Southern Africa (ECA-SA) and African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) held a validation workshop for Zambia's Strategy for the Implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement from 25 – 26 September 2019, in Lusaka.
27 September 2019
www.iol.co.za
The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has urged the government to expedite the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area.
27 September 2019
www.khaleejtimes.com
African governments are increasingly committing domestic resources to social protection and delivering more social assistance programmes to their poor and vulnerable citizens.
27 September 2019
thenationonlineng.net
The President, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Prof Benedict Oramah, has urged African countries to create vehicles that would make it possible for manufacturers to trade across the continent.
27 September 2019
allafrica.com
On the margins of the United Nations Climate Action Summit convened by the Secretary-General,Antonio Guterres to drum up support for climate action, a group of like-minded countries, financiers, project developers and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) launched an initiative to energize climate resilient development in Africa faster, better and cleaner with deployment of 10,...
26 September 2019
www.africanews.com
Leaders gathering for the United Nations General Assembly from 17-30 September 2019 in New York have made a strong plea for enhanced South-South cooperation to strengthen food security during a session co-hosted by the African Development Bank
26 September 2019
www.urdupoint.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA) on Wednesday stressed the need to forge viable partnership towards the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement
26 September 2019
www.newtimes.co.rw
With an estimated 390 million people living in extreme poverty, hunger and food insecurity, Africa is in a race against time to deliver on its regional and global development goals.
26 September 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA) on Wednesday stressed the need to forge viable partnership towards the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement.
25 September 2019
www.biometricupdate.com
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary Dr. Vera Songwe has joined ID4Africa’s Board of Advisors to add her expertise on the continent’s economic development to the NGO’s promotion of legal and digital identity for all African people.
25 September 2019
fr.africanews.com
Des ministres et hauts responsables réunis à New-York dans le cadre de l’Assemblée générale des Nations unies, ont plaidé en faveur de la coopération Sud-Sud pour la sécurité alimentaire lors d’une session co-organisée par la Banque africaine de développement
25 September 2019
www.lenouveaugabon.com
Malabo, la capitale de la république équato-guinéenne abrite depuis le 23 et ce, jusqu’au 27 septembre courant, les travaux de la 35e session du Comité intergouvernementale des hauts fonctionnaires et d’experts pour l’Afrique centrale (CIE).
25 September 2019
www.ezega.com
Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) take away up to $200 billion a year in tax evasion from developing countries mainly from Africa, UNCTAD 2019 report has revealed.
24 September 2019
www.un.org
Heatwaves attributable to climate change that hit most of Europe from June to July 2019 have served as a timely reminder of the long-standing need for concerted global action to tackle climate change, which affects all regions of the world. Extreme weather events—such as more frequent and intense droughts, floods, heatwaves and other climate-induced impacts, including accelerated desertification...
24 September 2019
www.mapexpress.ma
L’Afrique dispose de tous les atouts pour faire de l’agriculture un moteur de développement et de transformation, a affirmé, lundi à New York, le ministre des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération internationale, Nasser Bourita.
24 September 2019
https://guardian.ng
With Nigeria’s growing population expected to hit 206 million by 2020, ensuring national sufficiency and medicine security is crucial in tackling diseases, mortality and catering for other healthcare needs.
24 September 2019
www.un.org
eatwaves attributable to climate change that hit most of Europe from June to July 2019 have served as a timely reminder of the long-standing need for concerted global action to tackle climate change, which affects all regions of the world. Extreme weather events—such as more frequent and intense droughts, floods, heatwaves and other climate-induced impacts, including accelerated desertification,...
24 September 2019
https://allafrica.com/stories/201909250848.html
Major building blocks to catalyse the entry of Central African countries into the fourth industrial revolution, induced by digital transformations, have been laid at an intergovernmental conference extended to the private sector and academia, taking place in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
24 September 2019
www.mapexpress.ma
L’Afrique dispose de tous les atouts pour faire de l’agriculture un moteur de développement et de transformation, a affirmé, lundi à New York, le ministre des Affaires étrangères et de la Coopération internationale, Nasser Bourita.
24 September 2019
guardian.ng
With Nigeria’s growing population expected to hit 206 million by 2020, ensuring national sufficiency and medicine security is crucial in tackling diseases, mortality and catering for other healthcare needs.
23 September 2019
news.un.org
“We have been waiting for you!” Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Youth Envoy, said, welcoming the boisterous crowd of young climate leaders, who made it clear from the very start of the day-long event that global political leaders are now on notice: they must make radical changes to shift the world away from fossil fuels and towards clean energy, protect our oceans, and promote sustainable...

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