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6 October 2019
www.thestandard.co.zw
Zimbabwe’s private sector actors say they are ready to fully seize various opportunities presented by the historic African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement.
5 October 2019
www.afriquesports.net
En marge de la fermeture de la conférence de Choiseul en France ,Ahmad Ahamd President de la Confédération Africaine de Football a tenu un vibrant discours dans lequel il exhorte les participants (hommes d’affaires etc.) pour qu’ils utilisent le football en Afrique comme principal vecteur de développement, en insistant sur le fait qu’il s’agit du principal outil de rapprochement des peuples sur...
5 October 2019
http://french.xinhuanet.com
La Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l'Afrique (CEA) a appelé vendredi les professionnels des médias africains à jouer un rôle crucial dans la mise en œuvre réussie de l'accord sur la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (ZLECA) en façonnant l'opinion publique dans leurs récits évoquant l'intégration et le libre-échange en Afrique.
4 October 2019
ethiopianmonitor.com
Europe and Africa are inextricably linked by history, geography, and economic ties. Today, securing a peaceful and prosperous future on either continent requires cooperation by both – but not the donor-supplicant relationship that has defined “cooperation” in the past. Instead, leaders on both sides must build an equitable strategic relationship that benefits Europe as much as Africa, and Africa...
4 October 2019
www.huffpostmaghreb.com
ÉCONOMIE - Réunissant plus de 150 intervenants de renommée mondiale, parmi lesquels plusieurs chefs d’Etats, chefs de gouvernements, Prix Nobel, ministres et experts internationaux, le Forum international MEDays se prépare pour sa 12e édition qui se tiendra du 13 au 16 novembre prochain à Tanger.
4 October 2019
https://allafrica.com
The critical role of the media in the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) underlined an intense two-day workshop organised by the Economic Commission for Africa - ECA on 2-3 October in Johannesburg, South Africa. The AfCFTA is set to create one of the world's largest single markets, accounting for over $4 trillion in spending and investment across the continent...
4 October 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Friday urged African media practitioners to play critical role towards the successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement by shaping the public opinion on Africa's integration and free trade narrative.
4 October 2019
https://intellivoire.net
La Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA) a appelé vendredi les professionnels des médias africains à jouer un rôle crucial dans la mise en œuvre réussie de l’accord sur la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (ZLECA) en façonnant l’opinion publique dans leurs récits évoquant l’intégration et le libre-échange en Afrique.
3 October 2019
www.newsghana.com.gh
The African Union (AU) on Wednesday urged African countries and pan African institutions to exert concerted efforts towards asset recovery as an important aspect of the anti-corruption chain so as to ensure that stolen assets are seized and return to their legitimate owners.
3 October 2019
www.thezimbabwemail.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) on Wednesday assured Zimbabwe of continued technical support in assisting the country in its efforts to develop a national strategy to benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).In remarks during the opening session of a two-day validation workshop of Zimbabwe’s national AfCFTA...
3 October 2019
www.press.et
African governments are increasingly committing domestic resources to social protection and delivering more social assistance programs to their poor and vulnerable citizens.
2 October 2019
http://teranganews.sn
Après l’entrée en vigueur officielle de la ZLECA le 7 juillet dernier, les 54 pays signataires de l’accord de Zone de libre-échange continentale (ZLECA), dont le Sénégal, entrent dans la phase de formulation de leur stratégie nationale. Cette stratégie vise à relever le défi de la mise en œuvre projetée à juin 2020 et considérée comme l’étape la plus cruciale.
2 October 2019
www.modernghana.com
To benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area, Zimbabwe must deploy deliberate strategies towards ensuring the private sector, a key stakeholder in production and trade, is strategically positioned to exploit larger market opportunities offered by the AfCFTA, with reduced tariff and non-tariff barriers, says Batanai Chikwene, an Economic Affairs Officer at the Economic Commission for...
2 October 2019
www.modernghana.com
Zimbabwe’s private sector says it is ready and fully seized with matters to do with the historic African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that is set to create one of the world's largest single markets, accounting for over $4 trillion in spending and investment across the continent.
2 October 2019
https://allafrica.com/
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union Commission (AUC) on Wednesday assured Zimbabwe of continued technical support in assisting the country in its efforts to develop a national strategy to benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
29 September 2019
www.xinhuanet.com
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday urged central African countries to exert more efforts on effective planning and operationalization of plans and strategies through strong policies and reforms so as to realize major development aspirations.
29 September 2019
https://allafrica.com
African governments are increasingly committing domestic resources to social protection and delivering more social assistance programmes to their poor and vulnerable citizens. This is revealed by the findings of a new report on "The State of Social Assistance in Africa", released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the African Union (AU), in collaboration with...
29 September 2019
Capital Newspaper (local)
28 September 2019
www.algerie-eco.com
Des ministres et hauts responsables réunis à New-York dans le cadre de l’Assemblée générale des Nations unies, ont plaidé en faveur de la coopération Sud-Sud pour la sécurité alimentaire lors d’une session co-organisée par la Banque africaine de développement.
28 September 2019
www.chronicle.co.zw
WITH an estimated 390 million people said to be living in extreme poverty, hunger and food insecurity, Africa is in a race against time to deliver on its regional and global development goals.
28 September 2019
allafrica.com
The second meeting of the Advisory Board of the ECA’s Centre of Excellence for Digital Identity, Trade and Economy held on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly discussed the progress of work of the Centre and lauded ECA’s efforts in advancing Africa’s digital agenda.
28 September 2019
www.modernghana.com
The second meeting of the Advisory Board of the ECA’s Centre of Excellence for Digital Identity, Trade and Economy held on the margins of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly discussed the progress of work of the Centre and lauded ECA’s efforts in advancing Africa’s digital agenda.
28 September 2019
www.modernghana.com
On the margins of the United Nations Climate Action Summit convened by the Secretary-General,Antonio Guterres to drum up support for climate action, a group of like-minded countries, financiers, project developers and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) launched an initiative to energize climate-resilient development in Africa faster, better and cleaner with deployment of 10,...

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