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21 August 2018
http://accra.sites.unicnetwork.org
Every year, road crashes are estimated to claim over 300,000 lives in Africa. According to WHO, the African region has 2 per cent of the world’s registered vehicles but a disproportionate 16 per cent of the world’s road traffic deaths. Road traffic fatalities are estimated to be the fourth leading cause of death of persons aged 5 through 44 years.
21 August 2018
www.rnanews.com
L’ensemble des départements du Secrétariat ainsi que des organisations, agences, fonds et entités formant le système des Nations Unies ont joint leur voix au Secrétaire général de l’ONU, António Guterres, pour rendre hommage à son prédécesseur, Kofi Annan, décédé samedi à l’âge de 80 ans.
21 August 2018
www.herald.co.zw
The 38thOrdinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at Safari Court Conference Centre, in Windhoek, the Republic of Namibia, on 17th and 18th August 2018.
20 August 2018
newstide247.com
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Ms. Vera Songwe, addressed the 38th SADC heads of states summit today in Windhoek, Namibia.
20 August 2018
https://economist.com.na
Leaders of southern Africa have been urged to create a conducive environment to encourage the participation of women and youth in the development of the region.
20 August 2018
allafrica.com
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe has joined the UN family in mourning the passing today, of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
20 August 2018
https://africabusinesscommunities.com
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Ms. Vera Songwe, addressed the 38th SADC summit in Windhoek, Namibia.
20 August 2018
www.pmnewsnigeria.com
Ms Vera Songwe, the Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has joined the United Nations family in mourning the passing of former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan.
20 August 2018
www.today.ng
Ms Vera Songwe, the Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has joined the United Nations family in mourning the passing of former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan.
20 August 2018
newbusinessethiopia.com
She made the remark on Sunday addressing the 38th SADC heads of states summit in Windhoek, Namibia
20 August 2018
elpais.com
Jean Jacques Lumumba, un sobrino-nieto del icónico político congoleño, era un prometedor empleado de banca, hasta que lo arriesgó todo para denunciar una trama que dio origen a un gran escándalo
20 August 2018
neweralive.na
The United Nations Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe, has cautioned SADC leaders to be mindful about the increasing debt trap in financing infrastructure development, saying Africa is slowly creeping into a huge public debt.
20 August 2018
www.pmnewsnigeria.com
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Ms. Vera Songwe addressed the 38th SADC heads of states summit today in Windhoek, Namibia.
17 August 2018
http://jornaldeangola.sapo.ao
17 August 2018
https://africabusinesscommunities.com
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe has commended Botswana for being one the fastest growing economies in the SADC region at about four to five percent and for its plans for diversifying the economy.
16 August 2018
www.journalducameroun.com
The Botswana government plans to rope in unemployed youth into its programme to wean the economy off diamonds, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Thursday.
16 August 2018
http://apanews.net
The Botswana government plans to rope in unemployed youth into its programme to wean the economy off diamonds, President Mokgweetsi Masisi said on Thursday.
16 August 2018
www.marketscreener.com
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa Vera Songwe has commended Botswana for being one the fastest growing economies in the SADC region at about 4/5% and for its plans for diversifying the economy.
15 August 2018
www.tuko.co.ke
A top United Nations diplomat has applauded President Uhuru Kenyatta's fight against corruption saying he has set the pace for the continent. Read more: https://www.tuko.co.ke/282718-you-anti-corruption-champion-top-un-diplomat-tells-uhuru.html#282718
15 August 2018
anticorruptiondigest.com
Vera Songwe has called on African governments to show leadership to investigate and prosecute economic crimes and companies that evade taxes.
15 August 2018
www.mediamaxnetwork.co.ke
A top United Nations diplomat has lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta for the ongoing efforts by his government to rid the country of corruption and economic crimes.
15 August 2018
www.finextra.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is collaborating with the International Financial Corporation (IFC) and Ant Financial (Ant) to promote digital financial inclusion in Africa, through investment and technical capacity building.
15 August 2018
www.bizcommunity.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is promoting the use of disruptive technologies to enhance financial and digital inclusion in Africa and ensure that even SMEs can take advantage of AfCFTA and benefit from Agenda 2030, as well as Agenda 2063.
14 August 2018
apanews.net
La Secrétaire exécutif de la Commission Economique des Nations-Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe a félicité le Président Uhuru Kenyatta « pour sa guerre incessante contre la corruption », le décrivant comme « un champion africain et un leader que le continent suit de près avec admiration ».

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