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18 January 2019
https://guardian.ng/
Top African leaders including Heads of States, Ministers, Chief Executive Officers as well as representatives from the African Union and United Nations have advocated improved investment in healthcare for economic growth.
17 January 2019
http://sdg.iisd.org
The Africa Poverty Clock presents real-time poverty forecasts for every country in Africa with interactive maps that illustrate countries' status for SDG target 1.1 on ending extreme poverty.Speaking during the launch event, the UNECA Executive Secretary Songwe stressed that current projections show that all countries in the region are "off track" for achieving SDG 1.
17 January 2019
www.togotimes.info
Les principaux dirigeants africains, notamment des chefs d'État, des ministres et des directeurs généraux, ainsi que des représentants de l'Union africaine et des Nations Unies se rencontreront lors de la première édition du Africa Business : Health Forum (AB: HF) qui se tiendra en Éthiopie le 12 février 2019 en marge du 32e Sommet de l'Union africaine.
17 January 2019
http://fr.africanews.com
De grands dirigeants africains, notamment des chefs d’État, des ministres, des PDG, ainsi que des représentants de l’Union africaine et des Nations unies se réuniront lors du premier Forum Africa Business:Health Forum (AB:HF) (www.AfricaBusinessHealthForum.com), qui aura lieu en Éthiopie le 12 février 2019, en marge du 32e Sommet de l’Union africaine.
16 January 2019
https://magazinedelafrique.com
Des dirigeants de plusieurs pays africains, notamment des chefs d’État, des ministres, des PDG ainsi que des représentants de l’Union africaine et des Nations Unies se réuniront lors du premier Forum Africa Business: Health Forum (AB:HF), qui aura lieu en Éthiopie le 12 février 2019 en marge du 32e Sommet de l’Union africaine.
15 January 2019
leadership.ng
Aliko Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), GBCHealth among others have advocated for public private sector partnership to ensure better healthcare for Africans.
15 January 2019
www.dailymaverick.co.za
It is refreshing to see that South Africa has finally articulated its resolve through approving the agreement for the establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area. The country will continue to champion the socio-economic transformation of Africa.
15 January 2019
http://gbchealth.org
By Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Africa recorded average real annual GDP growth of five to six percent between 2000 and 2010 before slowing down to about three percent a year between 2010 and 2015. Current growth performance is expected to decline slightly from 3.4 percent in 2017 to 3.2 percent in 2018. Growth will be driven by external...
15 January 2019
https://leadership.ng
Aliko Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), GBCHealth among others have advocated for public private sector partnership to ensure better healthcare for Africans.
14 January 2019
www.afrik.com
La Fondation Aliko Dangote, l’UNECA, GBC Health Advocate, et les secteurs public et privé, partenaires pour une meilleure santé en Afrique : 10 janvier 2019 – Addis-Abeba, Éthiopie.
11 January 2019
www.brookings.edu
The debate on the benefits of trade has dominated this decade, and Africa has cast its vote for more and better trade with itself. In March 2018, African countries signed a landmark trade agreement, the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA), which commits countries to remove tariffs on 90 percent of goods, progressively liberalize trade in services, and address a host of other...
10 January 2019
newbusinessethiopia.com
African leaders, ministers, CEOs including Aliko Dangote, and representatives from the African Union and United Nations are set to convene in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the inaugural of Africa Business: Health Forum.
31 December 2018
allafrica.com
Addis Ababa — As 2018 comes to an end, there are many stories that touched our hearts as the year progressed, among them the migration story that continued to hog the limelight as international news channels focused on young Africans risking their lives to start new lives in Europe.
29 December 2018
www.pressenza.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) at its 60th anniversary celebrations in Addis Ababa has launched the Africa Poverty Clock, a customized version of the world poverty clock developed by World Data Lab, aimed at monitoring progress against extreme poverty, an aspiration of the United Nations’ first Sustainable Development Goal – SDG1. The Clock provides real-time poverty...
24 December 2018
Daily Monitor (local newspaper)
24 December 2018
www.trt.net.tr
Plus de 400 millions de personnes vivent dans l’extrême pauvreté en Afrique et le continent abrite 70% des populations les plus pauvres du monde, a révélé la Commission économique pour l’Afrique dans un communiqué.
24 December 2018
http://abovewhispers.com
Ethiopia’s online investment guide, iGuide, which seeks to help investors discover opportunities in the country, business costs, key procedures and laws they may need to know before committing their money, was officially unveiled in Addis Ababa Wednesday.
23 December 2018
Capital Newspaper (local)
23 December 2018
www.lanationdj.com
Le Président de la République de la République, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, a reçu jeudi 20 décembre dernier, en fin de matinée, au palais présidentiel, la Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission Economique des Nations Unies en Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe.
23 December 2018
https://newafricanmagazine.com
There is no doubt that in the leadership and decision-making terrain, Africa is making significant strides. Change is visible, with many examples to show that. In 2017, as part of his pledge to institute gender parity in the UN, Secretary General António Guterres appointed Dr Vera Songwe as Africa’s first female head of the UN Economic Commission for Africa. He also appointed Nigeria’s Amina J...

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