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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
deythere.com
Africa’s economy is recovering slowly, but problems in the advanced economies and China could create headwinds for the continent in 2019, the World Bank’s chief economist for Africa, Albert Zeufack, says in this interview with Taku Dzimwasha.
15 January 2019
www.mondaq.com
In 1999 African ministers responsible for civil aviation under the aegis of the Organisation of African Unity (now the African Union) adopted the Yamoussoukro Decision – a multilateral agreement between Africa's 54 countries designed to liberalise the continent's aviation market.
15 January 2019
www.newsghana.com.gh
The Ethiopian government on Monday disclosed the installation of modern surveillance technology apparatus across the capital Addis Ababa so as to tackle peace and security challenges.
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.
13 January 2019
www.newtimes.co.rw
While countries often tend to focus on international tourism, a new report says domestic tourism remains the leading form of tourism representing an important tool for development.
11 January 2019
around.uoregon.edu
In 2017, David Koch was volunteering as an exhibition designer for the United Nations when the organization posted an opening for a museum curator in Ethiopia. Koch had never worked in a museum, held no curatorial degrees, and didn’t live in Ethiopia, but his reaction to the advertisement illustrates his approach to most things in life. He went for it.
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.
10 January 2019
www.africa.com
6 January 2019
Capital Newspaper (local)
3 January 2019
Ethiopian Herald
2 January 2019
www.newtimes.co.rw
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday said that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement is one of Africa’s milestone trade policy that would serve as an imputes towards transforming Africa’s future development.
2 January 2019
africanmanager.com
Tunisia, Morocco, South Africa and Kenya rank high on science and innovation in Africa.
2 January 2019
https://www.webmanagercenter.com/2019/01/02/429218/un-accord-de-principe-pour-le-financement-dun-projet-dadaptation-des-oasis-aux-changements-climatiques/
La Tunisie a obtenu, en marge du Sommet du climat (COP24 en Pologne), un accord de principe de la part de bailleurs de fonds (Fonds pour l’Adaptation, Programme des Nations unies pour l’environnement…), pour le cofinancement d’un projet relatif à l’adaptation des oasis aux changements climatiques, selon le Réseau Alternatif des Jeunes (RAJ- Tunisie).
1 January 2019
africandailyvoice.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday said that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement is one of Africa’s milestone trade policy that would serve as an imputes towards transforming Africa’s future development.
1 January 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday said that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement is one of Africa's milestone trade policy that would serve as an imputes towards transforming Africa's future development.
31 December 2018
allafrica.com
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.
31 December 2018
allafrica.com
Communications must play a crucial role in building awareness on the gender implications of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and the accord as a whole, participants to a recent Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) workshop on trade and gender agreed.

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