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7 June 2018
www.newtimes.co.rw
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has said that Rwanda will next week launch the National Research and Innovation Fund, which is expected to support the implementation of local innovations as well as research for development in the country.
7 June 2018
intellivoire.net
La Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) des Nations Unies a déclaré mercredi que la forte croissance économique enregistrée dans de nombreux pays d’Afrique au cours des dernières années n’avait eu qu’un impact marginal sur les efforts de réduction de la pauvreté.
7 June 2018
www.maravipost.com
The ministry of trade, industry and tourism has partnered with two continental bodies African Union (AU) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)in hosting this year’s Malawi Investment Forum (MIF) which is slated for June 11-12 at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in the capital Lilongwe.
7 June 2018
allafrica.com
Sub-Sharan Africa is experiencing a modest growth uptick, and about two-thirds of countries in the region reportedly saw accelerated growth over the past year. This was disclosed during a presentation on the 2018 edition of IMF's Regional Economic Outlook in Addis Ababa on 7 June.
7 June 2018
www.xinhuanet.com
Sub-Saharan Africa's high self-employment rates have resulted in volatility of household incomes, an expert said Wednesday.
7 June 2018
www.journaldebrazza.com
La Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe, a plaidé, jeudi à Addis-Abeba, pour un élargissement de l’accès à Internet pour booster de manière efficace le commerce numérique sur le continent africain.« Pour que le commerce numérique soit significatif, nous devons élargir l’accès à Internet, le rendre abordable, fiable et rapide. De nombreux pays, en...
7 June 2018
lemagazinedumanager.com
La réunion du Forum politique du Groupe des experts de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA), s’est ouverte ce mercredi 06 juin à Addis-Abeba, en Ethiopie, sous le thème « Pauvreté, inégalités et emploi en Afrique ».
6 June 2018
www.togofirst.com
South Korea will support Togo’s agropole project with its Saemaul Undong initiative which recorded a true success in the 70s.
6 June 2018
fr.allafrica.com
Addis-Abeba, Éthiopie, le 31 mai 2018 (CEA) - Une conférence de deux jours sur « Le commerce numérique en Afrique : implications pour l’inclusion et les droits de l’homme » a débuté ce jeudi, à Addis-Abeba, par une table ronde discutant de l’importance des technologies numériques dans la promotion du commerce et du développement de l’Afrique.
6 June 2018
www.ena.et
Addis Ababa June 06/2018 Though poverty, inequality and lack of productive jobs are declining steadily in Africa, they still remain the greatest challenges, Economic Commission for Africa Employment and Social Protection Section Chief Sarah Sinha said.
6 June 2018
allafrica.com
The 2018 Africa Innovation Summit kicked off with a call to governments and entrepreneurs to scale up the innovation on the continent to greater heights.
6 June 2018
allafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa, Southern Africa Office (ECA-SA) in partnership with the African Union, Southern Africa Office (AU-SARO) are organising two major anti-corruption meetings from 18-22 June 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. The first is a regional conference on the theme; "Corruption and the Challenge of Economic Transformation in Southern Africa" from 18-20 June 2018, and the...
6 June 2018
teles-relay.com
Cette évolution saluée par les Nations Unies est le fruit de l’élargissement de l’offre publique et privée d’enseignement.
6 June 2018
allafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa, Southern Africa Office (ECA-SA) in partnership with the African Union, Southern Africa Office (AU-SARO) are organising two major anti-corruption meetings from 18-22 June 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana. The first is a regional conference on the theme; "Corruption and the Challenge of Economic Transformation in Southern Africa" from 18-20 June 2018, and the...
6 June 2018
http://allafrica.com
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Office for Southern Africa in collaboration with the African Union Southern Africa Regional Office (AU-SARO) and Africa Business Group (ABG) is organising the Southern Africa Regional Integration Stakeholder Forum under the theme: "The Private Sector and Regional Integration in Southern Africa: Accelerating Opportunities for Investment and Growth...
6 June 2018
allafrica.com
The strong economic growth witnessed in many countries across Africa in recent years has only had a marginal impact on poverty, said Sarah Sinha, Chief of the Employment and Social Protection Section at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
6 June 2018
allafrica.com
Livestock play important roles in farming systems in developing countries, as it can be a source of food, draught power, bio-fertilizer and fuel, cash income and wealth accumulation. Despite its enormous livestock wealth, the country has not yet tapped it well. nbv
6 June 2018
taarifa.rw
Rwanda Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has officially opened the Africa Innovation Summit ongoing at Kigali Convention Centre in the capital Kigali.
5 June 2018
guardian.ng
The Nigeria Bar Association Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) has said it would examine the desirability or otherwise of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), which Nigeria withdrew from signing, in its 12th annual conference in Abuja this June.
5 June 2018
www.businesswire.com
Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced that it has joined Smart Africa during the Transform Africa Summit held in Kigali in May 2018.
5 June 2018
allafrica.com
They are being schooled in a three-day workshop in Yaounde, organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Central Africa.
5 June 2018
www.ictsd.org
Informal cross-border trade (ICBT) can play a key role towards the attainment of the continent’s structural transformation and poverty reduction objectives contained in the African Union’s Agenda 2063. The informal economy employs the majority of Africans. A large share of people engaged in the informal economy operate as informal cross-border traders. ICBT contributes about 30-40 percent of...
5 June 2018
sdg.iisd.org
The High-Level Panel on Migration in Africa (HLPM) discussed migration strategies for African development. A report from the Panel is expected to be submitted to the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Summit, in January 2019. Also in May, the Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC) held a consultative meeting, addressing the forthcoming global...
5 June 2018
www.maravipost.com
The ministry of trade, industry and tourism has partnered with two continental bodies African Union (AU) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in hosting this year’s Malawi Investment Forum (MIF) which is slated for June 11-12 at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in the capital Lilongwe.

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