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15 July 2019
http://business-et-finances.com
LA ZONE de libre-échange continentale africaine (ZLECAF) est entrée en vigueur le 30 mai dernier dans la perspective de constituer un marché unique pour les biens et services à l’échelle continentale. Un marché fondé sur le principe de libre circulation des activités et des investissements. Très attendue, la ZLECAF représente un marché de 1,2 milliard de personnes. Selon ses concepteurs, elle...
13 July 2019
https://allafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and its sister regional commissions on Thursday hosted a Regional Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) Lab on the margins of the ongoing high level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development.
13 July 2019
www.modernghana.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and its sister regional commissions on Thursday hosted a Regional Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) Lab on the margins of the ongoing high level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development.
13 July 2019
http://adiac-congo.com
La nouvelle a été annoncée par Ranieri Sabatucci, ambassadeur de l’Union européenne auprès de l’Union africaine, à Addis-Abeba (Éthiopie). Ranieri Sabatucci s'exprimait dans le cadre du forum de l’Accord de libre-échange continentale africaine (Zlecaf) pour la Corne de l’Afrique.
12 July 2019
www.theafricareport.com
Corruption remains a stubborn phenomenon on the continent – that is according to the tenth edition of the Global Corruption Barometer, commissioned by Transparency International in association with Afrobarometer.
12 July 2019
https://southerntimesafrica.com
The world’s largest trade bloc, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has finally entered into force with African leaders launching the operational phase last Sunday.
11 July 2019
africabusinesscommunities.com
Cameroon and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have partnered on a project to operationalize Cameroon’s digital transformation blueprint – dubbed “Strategic Plan for a Digital Cameroon by 2020.”
11 July 2019
www.trtworld.com
There was spontaneous applause as Africa’s largest economy Nigeria signed up to a deal that experts say could provide far-reaching benefits, but only if it is implemented properly.
11 July 2019
www.africanews.com
With the meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development now underway in New York, Africa is galvanising its position and speaking with one voice on the need to mobilizing adequate, predictable and additional financial resources to accelerate the implementation of the sustainable development goals in Africa.
11 July 2019
www.modernghana.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has once more urged leaders across the Central African subregion, especially those of CEMAC member States, to urgently pursue economic diversification and trade-induced industrialisation as pillars of their sustainable development trajectory, while taking advantage of the opportunities offered by digital transformation and regional integration – a case...
11 July 2019
www.horizon-news.net
With the meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development now underway in New York, Africa is galvanising its position and speaking with one voice on the need to mobilizing adequate, predictable and additional financial resources to accelerate the implementation of the sustainable development goals in Africa.
11 July 2019
lapresse.tn
La secrétaire générale adjointe des Nations unies, Amina J. Mohammed, a annoncé que l’ONU appuiera pleinement l’Union africaine dans le processus d’opérationnalisation de l’historique Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (Zleca) qui libérera le potentiel économique global du continent.
11 July 2019
allafrica.com
With the meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development now underway in New York, Africa is galvanising its position and speaking with one voice on the need to mobilizing adequate, predictable and additional financial resources to accelerate the implementation of the sustainable development goals in Africa
11 July 2019
fr.allafrica.com
La réunion du Forum politique de haut niveau sur le développement durable (HLPF) se déroulant actuellement à New York, l’Afrique, dynamique se positionne et s’exprime d’une seule voix sur la nécessité de mobiliser des ressources adéquates et prévisibles et des ressources financières supplémentaires pour accélérer la mise en œuvre des Objectifs de développement durable en Afrique
11 July 2019
theworldnews.net
United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina J Mohammed, on Sunday pledged the UN’s full support to the African Union as nations begin to earnestly operationalise the landmark African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that is expected to unleash the continent’s all-inclusive economic potential.
11 July 2019
www.premiumtimesng.com
On Sunday, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
11 July 2019
www.africa-newsroom.com
With the meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development now underway in New York, Africa is galvanising its position and speaking with one voice on the need to mobilizing adequate, ...
11 July 2019
afriqueactudaily.com
Au moins 47 pays sont prêts à prendre la parole pour présenter les efforts entrepris dans la mise en œuvre des ODD lors de la réunion convoquée sous les auspices du Conseil économique et social des Nations Unies.
10 July 2019
guardian.ng
Though the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aspires towards deepening the integration of the African continent beyond merely a free trade area, latest trade report has argued for the need to make competition, industrial policies and property rights work well.
10 July 2019
www.pulse.ng
The meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development kicks off in New York today to evaluate global efforts to achieve the SDGs that focus on quality education, decent work, equality, climate change, justice and partnerships.
10 July 2019
www.eabusinesstimes.com
The new trade pact will allow Africans to trade freely, work and move across the continent without restrictions; roughly doubling the share of intra-Africa trade
10 July 2019
www.logupdateafrica.com
The European Union (EU) Commission has proposed $44.8 billion investment to support the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), which is estimated to create around 10 million jobs in Africa.

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