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13 May 2019
www.journalducameroun.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) signed a multi-million dollar contract with three companies to revamp the historic Africa Hall.The contract value is more than $ 28.2 million, according to a press release ECA sent to APA on Monday.
13 May 2019
www.sunnewsonline.com
Agriculture is a vast field with numerous value chains, most of which are still struggling to gain popularity with stakeholders in the sector, especially in Africa. Agricultural input business is one of the value chains that is not yet well-developed.
12 May 2019
www.globaltimes.cn
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday revealed the signing of contract agreement with three international companies to renovate the historic Africa Hall in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.
11 May 2019
www.agenceecofin.com
L'Union africaine (UA) a exhorté le Nigeria, première économie du continent, à rejoindre la zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (Zleca), dont l'entrée en vigueur est prévue à partir du 30 mai.
11 May 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday revealed the signing of contract agreement with three international companies to renovate the historic Africa Hall in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.
11 May 2019
allafrica.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday urged African countries to invest more in the blue economy so as to capitalise on the potential of the imminent African Continental Free Trade Area
11 May 2019
https://infosurhoy.com
Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Vera Songwe on Thursday emphasized the need to establish strong Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) to boost Africa’s financial sector.
10 May 2019
https://africtelegraph.com
Les routes Camerounaises et Ougandaises sont les plus meurtrières de l’Afrique. C’est la révélation faite par la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique (Cea) le 6 mai à Addis Abeba en Éthiopie. Selon cette institution Onusienne, le risque de mortalité routière au Cameroun s’élève à 26,7 personnes pour 100.000 habitants. Ce qui est supérieur à celui des pays de l’Afrique l’Ouest.
10 May 2019
www.downtoearth.org.in
Despite the lowest level of motorisation in the world, Africa is most prone to traffic-related accidents with 26.6 deaths per 100,000 people, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). Zimbabwe was ranked as the most unsafe, with highest road deaths at 34.7 per 100,000 people. The global rate of road traffic death is 18.2 per 100,000 people, says the report.
10 May 2019
http://french.china.org.cn
Vera Songwe, Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l'Afrique (CEA) des Nations Unies, a souligné jeudi la nécessité d'établir des partenariats entre les secteurs public et privé (PPP) solides afin de stimuler le secteur financier en Afrique.
10 May 2019
www.modernghana.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Friday signed a contract with three companies for the multi-million dollar works to revamp the historic Africa Hall. The contract value is US $ 28,209,539.57.
9 May 2019
www.railwaysafrica.com
Various stakeholders of the Republic of Congo have called on their Government to improve the institutional framework conducive to transformation and economic growth, to benefit from the Republic of Congo's membership of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
9 May 2019
www.brinkwire.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday revealed that Uganda and Cameroon are among the highest affected by road traffic deaths in Africa.
9 May 2019
www.railwaysafrica.com
Various stakeholders of the Republic of Congo have called on their Government to improve the institutional framework conducive to transformation and economic growth, to benefit from the Republic of Congo's membership of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
8 May 2019
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
West Africa has potential, but the challenges facing the region are weighing against efforts at economic and social development. The region is also warming faster than the rest of the world as climate change accelerates.
8 May 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
Amid the commemoration of the UN Global Road Safety Week, African countries on Wednesday were urged to reduce by half the rate of road traffic accident-induced deaths and injuries to achieve the global target.
8 May 2019
www.camer.be
L’Ouganda et le Cameroun sont parmi les pays africains qui enregistrent le plus de morts à la suite des accidents de la route. La Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA) l’a révélé le 6 mai 2019 à Addis Abeba, la capitale éthiopienne.
8 May 2019
agencecamerounpresse.com
Ce sera du 17 au 19 Septembre dans la capitale politique camerounaise. Les assises auront pour thème : Libérer le potentiel du commerce électronique et optimiser la chaîne logistique internationale des pays sans Littoral
8 May 2019
fpif.org
When the UN forum on development finance met last month at UN headquarters in New York, the issue of illicit financial flows — aka stolen wealth — was buried deep within the forum’s report.
8 May 2019
http://reussirbusiness.com/
Il est « inacceptable » que le risque de décès par accident de la route en Afrique atteigne 26,6 pour 100 000 habitants, contre 17,0 en Asie du Sud-Est et 9,3 en Europe, déplore la Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe.
8 May 2019
www.ghanabusinessnews.com
Too many people are dying from road traffic accidents in Africa, making the continent the place with the highest number of deaths from road accidents as compared to other continents. Speaking at the Fifth United Nations Global Road Safety Week taking place from May 6 to 12, 2019, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ms Vera Songwe, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has...
8 May 2019
https://allafrica.com
The Fifth United Nations Global Road Safety Week, which runs from 6-12 May, kicks of this week with a rallying call for strong leadership around the globe to advance road safety in countries and communities.
7 May 2019
www.journalducameroun.com
The Director of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Office for West Africa has indicated that a rough estimate in West Africa shows that out of an estimated population of 377 million in 2018, over 200 million or 53.5 percent live below the national poverty line.According to Director Bakary Dosso, this clearly demonstrates the magnitude of the challenges the sub-region is faced...

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