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3 June 2018
www.ethpress.gov.et
Intra Africa Migration can play vital role in fostering economic growth and structural transformation provided nations magnify the benefit rather that the threat, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
3 June 2018
www.ethpress.gov.et
Intra Africa Migration can play vital role in fostering economic growth and structural transformation provided nations magnify the benefit rather that the threat, according to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
3 June 2018
allafrica.com
Experts from Africa's rail sector gathered this week in Johannesburg to discuss rail transport and how it can be developed to support the grand design for growth on the continent.
3 June 2018
www.devdiscourse.com
The African Information Highway (AIH) was developed by the AfDB's Department of Statistics as part of the Bank's statistical capacity building program (SCB) in Africa. AIH is a mega network of open data platforms (ODPs) that electronically links all African countries and 16 regional organizations.
2 June 2018
www.thereporterethiopia.com
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has launched a report featuring migration which says that Africa has been perceived as a source of refugees and that it is hurting the continent’s positive images.
2 June 2018
www.thereporterethiopia.com
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has launched a report featuring migration which says that Africa has been perceived as a source of refugees and that it is hurting the continent’s positive images.
1 June 2018
africanmanager.com
Dans le cadre de leurs consultations de deux jours concernant la contribution du Panel de haut niveau sur les migrations (HLPM) au débat face à la migration en Afrique, les membres du Panel ont partagé leurs points de vue sur les mesures à entreprendre pour faire avancer le dialogue politique sur la migration africaine.
1 June 2018
www.journalducameroun.com
Images of thousands of African youth drowning in the Mediterranean, propelled by poverty or conflict at home and lured by the hope of jobs abroad, “have fed a misleading narrative that migration from Africa harms rather than helps the continent”.“This report bursts this myth and takes aim at this preconceived notion and assesses the evidence to identify policy pathways that harness the benefits...
1 June 2018
southerntimesafrica.com
The launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in March this year continues to generate debate amid excitement and fear by both the private sector and fiscal authorities in the continent.
31 May 2018
www.globalgovernmentforum.com
An international drive to cut road deaths in Africa by setting up the continent’s first regional Road Safety Observatory was launched in Leipzig last week.
31 May 2018
fr.allafrica.com
Genève, le 29 mai 2018 (CEA) - Dans le cadre de leurs consultations de deux jours concernant la contribution du Panel de haut niveau sur les migrations (HLPM) au débat face à la migration en Afrique, les membres du Panel ont partagé leurs points de vue sur les mesures à entreprendre pour faire avancer le dialogue politique sur la migration africaine.
31 May 2018
lemagazinedumanager.com
Un Panel de haut niveau sur les migrations pour l’Afrique (HLPM), a été organisé en début de semaine à Genève en Suisse.
31 May 2018
www.aa.com.tr
There were about 41 million people counted as international migrants either coming from, going to or moving within Africa, said a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UCTAD) 2018 report on migration unveiled on Thursday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
31 May 2018
CGTN Africa
The United Nations trade and development body (UNCTAD) has released a new report that suggests African migration can contribute to economic growth on the continent. But only if it's managed legally. The report -- entitled Migration for Structural Transformation -- shows there's more intra-African trade than previously thought -- in sharp contrast to the belief that Africans are leaving...
31 May 2018
www.aa.com.tr
There were about 41 million people counted as international migrants either coming from, going to or moving within Africa, said a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UCTAD) 2018 report on migration unveiled on Thursday in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
31 May 2018
www.africanews.com
The continent faces various challenges including poor management of its resources by governments. In its latest report, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa presented the results of a study conducted in several countries.
30 May 2018
www.maghrebemergent.info
« Il est nécessaire de sensibiliser les dirigeants africains pour que la migration devienne une partie de l’agenda politique national et ne mine pas la démocratie et la gouvernance », a déclaré la Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA), Vera Songwe lors d’un Panel de haut niveau sur les migrations pour l’Afrique (HLPM), organisé lundi et mardi à Genève en Suisse.
30 May 2018
www.ghananewsagency.org
30 May 2018
www.crtv.cm
30 May 2018
allafrica.com
A new fund targeting women-led businesses in Africa will invest up to $500 million over the next decade to increase their participation in investment.
30 May 2018
www.nan.ng
Professor Adebayo Adedeji, the pioneer Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission of Africa (ECA), who died on April 25 at the age of 87, will be buried on 7 July, the family has announced.
30 May 2018
allafrica.com
he Sustainable Development in Africa Report assesses progress on the realization of the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union's Agenda 2063. Each year, the themes of the report are aligned with the forthcoming High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development. The theme for the 2018 forum is "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient...
29 May 2018
africanarguments.org
The need for think tanks’ well-evidenced research is greater than ever today, but many are fighting – some to get heard, others just to survive.
29 May 2018
www.journalducameroun.com
A two-day meeting of the High-Level Panel on Migration for Africa (HLPM) kicked off on 28 May in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting, which ends today Tuesday 29 May, aims to develop recommendations to help build Africa’s case for facilitating safe, orderly and regular migration, and contribute to the implementation of the Global Compact for Migration.In her welcome remarks, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf,...
29 May 2018
sdg.iisd.org
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has released a report arguing for an integrated approach to the implementation of internationally agreed development goals. The report reflects on Africa’s performance on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and makes recommendations for integrated implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

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