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19 May 2018
www.newtimes.co.rw
Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed, has stated that the government is ready to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) deal and deposit its instruments to the African Union.
18 May 2018
http://allafrica.com
The African Continental Trade Area (AfCFTA) should be shaped and implemented to enable Africa to create opportunities for its citizens; spur the continent’s industrialization agenda; and ensure inclusive growth, says Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed.
18 May 2018
http://africa.chinadaily.com.cn
Proposal for China to build a pan-African statistics center could be crucial to boosting reliability and use of important information
18 May 2018
www.afro105fm.com
The United Nations Under Secretary General and Special Adviser on Africa, Bience Gawanas says Africa needs to invest in corruption prevention strategies if the continent is to achieve sustainable development that will not leave anyone behind.
18 May 2018
www.afro105fm.com
“Agriculture is the quintessential sector for the transformation of the African continent and we must treat it as such,” Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe has told a wide-range of African leaders and delegates attending the 51st Session of ECA early this week during the Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Addis...
17 May 2018
https://newtelegraphonline.com
Finance ministers and policy makers from across the continent have reaffirmed their commitment to the African Consolidated Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
17 May 2018
http://venturesafrica.com
In a bilateral meeting held yesterday on the margins of the 51st Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, the Economic Commission for Africa and the Republic of Sudan agreed to strengthen their cooperation in support to the country.
16 May 2018
www.xinhuanet.com
African finance ministers and policy makers on Tuesday wrapped up their 5-day conference in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa reaffirming their commitment to the African continental free trade area (AfCFTA).
16 May 2018
https://en.yabiladi.com
Morocco was unanimously chosen to host the upcoming Ministerial Conference of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
16 May 2018
https://techpoint.ng
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) is set to formally launch the iGuide Nigeria — an online guide to doing business in Nigeria.
16 May 2018
www.theeastafrican.co.ke
Lack of cooperation and information exchange between countries is limiting Africa’s efforts to prevent illicit financial flows, experts have said.
16 May 2018
www.graphic.com.gh
The transformational opportunities offered by the African Continental Free Trade Area together with the measures needed to unlock them has been the focus for a High-level Ministerial Dialogue convened by the UN Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia).
16 May 2018
www.commodafrica.com
Les ministres des Finances et les décideurs politiques du continent ont réaffirmé leur engagement vis-à-vis de la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (ZLEC) lors de la clôture de la 51e séance du Conseil des ministres organisée par la Commission économique pour l'Afrique (CEA) de l'ONU à Addis Abeba.
16 May 2018
www.financialafrik.com
Le gouvernement éthiopien est prêt à ratifier l’accord sur la zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (ALE) et à déposer ses instruments auprès de l’Union Africaine, selon les déclarations du Premier ministre Abiy Ahmed.
16 May 2018
https://lematin.ma
Le Maroc désigné unanimement à Addis-Abeba pour abriter la Conférence onusienne des ministres africains des Finances
16 May 2018
www.mapexpress.ma
Le Royaume du Maroc a été choisi unanimement et par acclamation pour l’organisation de la prochaine Conférence Ministérielle de la Commission Economique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA).
16 May 2018
www.newsghana.com.gh
African finance ministers and policy makers on Tuesday wrapped up their 5-day conference in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa reaffirming their commitment to the African continental free trade area (AfCFTA).
16 May 2018
www.newsday.co.zw
INCENTIVES should be rolled out for financial institutions to lend to local investors to drive Zimbabwe’s local content policy, a new report has revealed.
16 May 2018
www.newera.com.na
The first concrete steps towards the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) took place this week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
15 May 2018
http://fr.allafrica.com
Le Royaume chérifien va accueillir la 52ème session de la conférence des ministres africains des finances, de la planification et du développement économique de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (Cea). La décision est adoptée au terme de la 51ème session mais, sous réserve de l’adopter définitivement si aucune autre candidature n’est pas déclarée d’ici 30 jours.
15 May 2018
https://it-online.co.za
Experts have called for combined forces to stem the illicit movement of money and capital from one country to another amid revelations that illicit financial flows from Africa were stifling the continent’s development progress.
15 May 2018
www.thezimbabwedaily.com
African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development on Monday called for swift actions towards realizing the continent’s ambitions through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
15 May 2018
http://allafrica.com
The ECA Conference of Ministers was praised for discussing ‘real’ issues affecting the continent. At the heart of the debates was the AfCFTA. Its success would depend on a concerted and common approach to advance trade facilitation. Ministers also recognised the central role of private sector to help push forward the AfCFTA project.
15 May 2018
www.malaysiandigest.com
Ethiopia is ready to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (aFcfta), says Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is his opening remarks at the Conference of African Finance, Planning and Economic Development Ministers which kicked off here Monday.
15 May 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched a new generation of reports focusing on African countries’ progress on structural transformation today, on the occasion of of the 51st ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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