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1 March 2019
www.thisdaylive.com
Nigeria’s oil and gas sector contributes 92.9 per cent of the total amount of illicit financial flows (IFFs) the country records yearly through companies and persons operating in the sector, a report prepared by experts in the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) and Trust Africa has said.
28 February 2019
aujourdhui.ma
Le cabinet Mazars convie des experts de renommée internationale pour décrypter le contexte du continent africain tant sur le plan politique qu’économique. Les agendas politiques, la question migratoire, la valorisation de la matière première, le fort taux d’intérêt des crédits, le respect des ethnies; tous ces éléments ont été analysés. L’Afrique est résolument dans un tournant.
28 February 2019
www.journalducameroun.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is hosting a Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM) for Africa retreat in Ethiopia, ahead of the 20th Session of RCM-Africa that will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, in March.Participants are deliberating on key issues on joint programming, monitoring and evaluation, including revising the RCM-Africa joint work plan, taking into account African Union...
28 February 2019
www.seychellesnewsagency.com
Vera Songwe made this statement after meeting with President Danny Faure at State House, Victoria on Wednesday during her one-day visit to Seychelles.
28 February 2019
www.dailytrust.com.ng
Nigeria is losing between $15billion and $18 bn every year to illicit financial flows (IFFs), the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Mr. Waziri Adio said yesterday.
27 February 2019
www.statehouse.gov.sc
President Danny Faure received the Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Dr Vera Songwe, at State House this morning.
27 February 2019
www.mfa.gov.sc
The Under Secretary-General & the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Dr. Vera Songwe, is in Seychelles on her first official visit.
27 February 2019
www.africanews.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is this week hosting a Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa retreat in Debra Zeit, Ethiopia, ahead of the 20th Session of RCM-Africa that will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, in March.
27 February 2019
www.businessdailyafrica.com
Last week in Addis Ababa, late American poet Maya Angelou’s words resonated with those of retired Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba, who through his foundation facilitates health and education access for vulnerable populations. Drogba said, “Scoring the many goals at the Champions’ League final cannot be compared to helping that one child get a better chance at life.” Many of Drogba’s...
27 February 2019
www.infosplusgabon.com
Cette initiative fait partie de l’Agenda 2063 de l’UA, dont le Réseau du chemin de fer intégré à grande vitesse pour l’Afrique (African Integrated High Speed Railway Network, AIHSRN) est l’un des projets phares. L'objectif de ce sommet de trois jours est d'aider à développer la vision africaine du rail numérique. Les 90.000 kilomètres de lignes de chemin de fer du continent sont...
26 February 2019
www.ecodafrik.com
« Afrique : le continent de l’avenir digital du rail », tel est le thème du premier Sommet digital du rail africain, organisé au Cap, en Afrique du Sud, du 25 au 27 février par l’Agence de développement de l’Union africaine (AUDA-NEPAD) et l’Union internationale des chemins de fer (IUC), basée à Paris.
26 February 2019
allafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is this week hosting a Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa retreat in Debra Zeit, Ethiopia, ahead of the 20th Session of RCM-Africa that will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco, in March.
26 February 2019
camerounhebdo.info
Industrialiser le continent, est l’un des chantiers qu’elle a hérité de Carlos Lopes son prédécesseur à la tête de la Commission Economique pour l’Afrique (CEA). Première femme désignée Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission Economique pour l’Afrique, Vera Songwe est une économiste de talent, mais surtout une fierté pour l’Afrique.
25 February 2019
http://reussirbusiness.com
La Commission économique pour l’Afrique a officiellement transféré vendredi, le Centre africain de développement minier (AMDC) à la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA) après sa création en 2012.
25 February 2019
maroc-diplomatique.net
La Commission économique pour l’Afrique a officiellement transféré ce vendredi, le Centre africain de développement minier (AMDC) à la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA) après sa création en 2012.
25 February 2019
www.maghrebemergent.info
La cinquante-deuxième session de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) aura lieu du 20 au 26 mars prochain à Marrakech (Maroc). Une 52ème session qui sera axée sur le thème « Politique budgétaire, commerce et secteur privé à l’ère du numérique : une stratégie pour l’Afrique ».
25 February 2019
www.standardmedia.co.ke
Africa is becoming hungrier than ever, with the number of undernourished people now standing at 257 million, a new report has shown.
25 February 2019
sokodirectory.com
A new UN report, the 2018 Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition, has shown that 20 percent of the African population; 257 million people, are undernourished and the numbers have been increasing recently.
25 February 2019
cityvoiceng.com
A delegation from the Government of Uruguay on Friday met with the Economic Commission for Africa’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Giovanie Biha, and discussed ways through which the think tank and Uruguay can work together so African countries can learn from the South American country’s successful experience and best practices in agriculture and related sectors.
25 February 2019
www.agenceecofin.com
Afrique : le continent de l’avenir digital du rail », tel est le thème du premier Sommet digital du rail africain, organisé au Cap, en Afrique du Sud, du 25 au 27 février par l’Agence de développement de l’Union africaine (AUDA-NEPAD) et l’Union internationale des chemins de fer (IUC), basée à Paris.
24 February 2019
Capital Newspaper (local)
24 February 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
African healthcare experts and policymakers, who gathered in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa as part of a high-level continental meeting, called for collective efforts to effectively eradicate major healthcare perils in Africa.
24 February 2019
www.newsghana.com.gh
African healthcare experts and policymakers, who gathered in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa as part of a high-level continental meeting, called for collective efforts to effectively eradicate major healthcare perils in Africa.
24 February 2019
Capital Newspaper (local)
24 February 2019
Capital Newspaper (local)

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