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24 September 2018
www.ft.com
“This has allowed for competition in a way we never had it before,” says Vera Songwe, executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa.
20 September 2018
www.aujourdhui-en-guinee.com
La corruption est un mal qui gangrène les sociétés africaines aujourd’hui singulièrement notre pays la Guinée. Les manifestations de ce fléau peuvent regroupées en deux (02) catégories : Une petite, pratiquée par les fonctionnaires ou agents publics ; la plus grande qui règne au sommet de nos états.
20 September 2018
www.lagostelevision.com
Buhari Promises China Speedy Completion Of Mambilla Power Project. Recently, Chinese President Xi Jinping, offered $60 billion loan and aid package to Africa. Xi said China aims to develop infrastructure, improve agriculture and reduce poverty on the continent; thus, reflecting the Asian tiger’s burgeoning economic presence in Africa.
20 September 2018
www.unicef.org
NEW YORK, 21 September 2018 – World leaders will launch a new partnership to get every young person into quality education, training or employment by 2030, next week at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly. Generation Unlimited will tackle the global education and training crisis currently holding back millions of young people and threatening progress and stability.
19 September 2018
Femmes d’Afrique Magazine
Our Guest - Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Dr. Vera Songwe
19 September 2018
guardian.ng
Recently, Chinese President Xi Jinping, offered $60 billion loan and aid package to Africa. Xi said China aims to develop infrastructure, improve agriculture and reduce poverty on the continent; thus, reflecting the Asian tiger’s burgeoning economic presence in Africa. While there are concerns about China’s influence, stakeholders seek opportunities in integrating business in the global value...
19 September 2018
https://vaaju.com
Chinese industries also require new markets for their products and Africa is a potentially huge outlet. This is evidenced by the fact that Chinese products have flooded markets in Johannesburg, Luanda, Lagos, Cairo, Dakar and other cities, cities and villages in Africa. These items include clothing, jewelry, electronics, building materials and much more. "Even small things that match, tea...
18 September 2018
mybloomsite.wordpress.com
The Executive Secretary of UN Economic Commission for Africa, (ECA) Vera Songwe, said that combatting bribery, money laundering and tax evasion should be a priority if Africa has to finance its transition to middle income status and increase prosperity.
18 September 2018
www.infobae.com
El jefe de Gabinete cerró la cumbre del T20, el grupo que nuclea a los Think Tanks más importantes de los países del G20. “El Fondo Monetario intenta ayudarnos, no es culpable de nuestra irresponsabilidad fiscal histórica", afirmó
17 September 2018
www.lanacion.com.ar
T20: Macri encabezó la apertura del encuentro de "think tanks" en el CCK
17 September 2018
www.lanacion.com.ar
Advierten sobre el "efecto contagio" de la crisis de los países emergentes a otras naciones
17 September 2018
www.energiaestrategica.com
El Presidente Mauricio Macri dijo presente en la Cumbre del T20, un gabinete estratégico que nucléa actores internacionales influyentes para realizar recomendaciones globales de políticas públicas. En el evento que durará dos días se debatirá sobre prácticas concretas para solucionar problemas al rededor del globo y se expondrán sugerencias a los gobiernos.
17 September 2018
www.infobae.com
El presidente abrió la reunión final del T20, el grupo de afinidad que nuclea a las usinas de pensamiento más importantes del mundo. Su discurso fue leído como un mensaje que también apuntó hacia la política doméstica
17 September 2018
agra.org
African Green Revolution Forum also cements new partnerships with China, Israel and Brazil, and embraces a new level of evidence-based leadership and accountability from African governments
13 September 2018
sdg.iisd.org
China and African countries agreed to strengthen their partnership during the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). The Summit, which convened under the theme, ‘China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation,’ resulted in the adoption of the Beijing Declaration, ‘Toward an Even Stronger China-Africa Community with...
13 September 2018
www.parlamentario.com
Transparencia Electoral, CADAL, Cuba Decide y Sin Mordaza organizan la Conferencia del Día Internacional de la Democracia. En el auditorio de la UCEMA.
12 September 2018
www.farmersreviewafrica.com
The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the continent’s most influential gathering around Africa’s largest economic sector, concluded Saturday with ambitious commitments to deliver billions of dollars in new investments to African farms and agribusinesses, triple agriculture trade between African countries, and forge new partnerships with a cast of development partners from China, India,...
12 September 2018
afrika.info
New York (AR/afr). Der Choithrams-Supermarkt in Freetown, Sierra Leone, ist voll von importierten Produkten: In den Regalen stapeln sich Schokolade aus der Schweiz, Milch und Toilettenpapier aus Holland, Zucker aus Frankreich, Streichhölzer aus Schweden und Zahnstocher aus China.
12 September 2018
alternativeafrica.com
The food market will remain the biggest market in the world and Africa will be the biggest producer if we get our macroeconomic and fiscal policies, trade and gender policies right, said Vera Songwe, the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa at the just concluded Africa Green Revolution Forum in Kigali.
12 September 2018
https://techpoint.africa
With 520 million users, Alibaba’s Alipay is arguably one of the biggest online and mobile payment platforms in the world. And just recently, the China-based payment platform revealed plans for Africa.
12 September 2018
https://nnu.ng
Chairman, Export Group, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Bamidele Ayemibo, said the hydra-headed challenges can be addressed through collaboration between the private sector and government in the areas of policy initiation and implementation.
12 September 2018
https://guardian.ng
The expectations of an end to the rhetorics of “potential” in the non-oil sector may remain unrealised, with assessed myriads of challenges and declining fortunes presently assailing the sector.
12 September 2018
allafrica.com
Addis Ababa, 9 September 2018 (ECA) The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation was held on 3 and 4 September 2018 under the theme “China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation”.
11 September 2018
www.horizon-news.net
"Le marché de l’alimentation restera le marché le plus important au monde et l’Afrique sera le plus gros producteur si nous adoptons de bonnes politiques macroéconomiques et fiscales", dit Vera Songwe, Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique, lors du Forum sur la Révolution verte en Afrique (AGRF), qui s'est déroulé du 4 au 9 septembre 2018 à Kigali .

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