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26 May 2020
https://theconversation.com
The African Continental Free Trade Area was launched two years ago at an African Union (AU) summit in Kigali. It was scheduled to be implemented from 1 July 2020. But this has been pushed out until 2021 because of the impact of COVID-19 and the need for leaders to focus on saving lives.
26 May 2020
https://fr.allafrica.com
La deuxième édition de l'Indice d'intégration régionale en Afrique (ARII 2019) a été lancée aujourd'hui par la Commission économique pour l'Afrique (Cea), la Banque africaine de développement et la Commission de l'Union africaine (Cua), avec un appel à l'action pour les pays africains d'approfondir leur intégration.
26 May 2020
https://economist.com.na
The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) was launched last week Friday by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC), with a call to action to African economies to deepen their integration.
26 May 2020
www.vanguardngr.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.
26 May 2020
https://allafrica.com
The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.
26 May 2020
https://sdg.iisd.org
Partners for Review (P4R) held a four-day virtual meeting of government representatives and stakeholders who are involved in reviewing countries’ efforts to achieve the SDGs. Interactive panel discussions addressed the effects of COVID-19 on the follow-up and review process for the 2030 Agenda, and lessons from the first four years of SDG implementation with regard to engaging stakeholders,...
26 May 2020
https://leconomie.cm
Selon le directeur de la Division de l’intégration régionale du et Commerce, à la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA), la Zone continentale de libre échange africaine (Zlecaf), peut aider les économies du continent à se remettre de l’impact de la pandémie.
26 May 2020
http://apanews.net/
Le Maroc est le pays africain le plus intégré dans le domaine macroéconomique, selon l’indice de l’intégration régionale en Afrique édition 2019, par la Commission économique des Nations unies pour l’Afrique (CEA-ONU), la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA).
26 May 2020
www.ansa.it
La Farnesina celebra oggi, in tempi di coronavirus, la Giornata dell'Africa, anniversario della nascita dell'Organizzazione dell'Unità Africana (oggi Unione Africana) e l'amicizia e la solidarietà fra Africa e Italia, con una maratona virtuale di video. Il programma della giornata, su impulso della vice ministra Emanuela Del Re, d'intesa con il ministro Luigi Di Maio,...
26 May 2020
www.investir-en-tunisie.net
La deuxième édition du Rapport de l’Indice d’intégration régionale en Afrique (ARII 2019) lancé vendredi 22 mai à Addis-Abeba relève un niveau relativement faible d’intégration du continent et invite les pays africains à bâtir des économies plus résilientes à travers l’intégration.
25 May 2020
https://it-online.co.za
The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019), launched by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC), calls on African economies to deepen their integration.
25 May 2020
www.peacefmonline.com
The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) has been launched by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC), with a call to action to African economies to deepen their integration.
25 May 2020
www.engineeringnews.co.za/
the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have jointly called for African countries to strengthen their economic integration. They made this call at the recent launch of the Africa Regional Integration Index 2019 (ARII 2019). This is the second such index to be produced, the first being ARII 2016.
25 May 2020
www.lereporter.ma/
Le Maroc est le pays africain le plus intégré dans le domaine macroéconomique se positionnant loin devant le second du classement, selon l’indice de l’intégration régionale en Afrique édition 2019, publié par la Commission économique des Nations unies pour l’Afrique (CEA-ONU), la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA).
25 May 2020
www.labass.net/
Le Maroc arrive en tête en Afrique en matière d’intégration macroéconomique, selon l’indice de l’intégration régionale en Afrique édition 2019, publié par la Commission économique des Nations unies pour l’Afrique (CEA-ONU), la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Commission de l’Union africaine (UA).
25 May 2020
https://northafricapost.com/
Morocco ranked 1st in Africa in macroeconomic integration in “Africa Regional Integration Index 2019”, published lately by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Commission.
25 May 2020
www.aps.dz
"Le rapport 2019 constate que davantage doit être fait pour intégrer les économies régionales afin de les rendre plus résistantes aux chocs tels que la pandémie actuelle de Covid-19. Dans l’ensemble, l’Indice montre que les niveaux d’intégration sur le continent sont relativement faibles avec un score moyen de 0,327 sur 1", a précisé la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) sur son...
25 May 2020
www.modernghana.com
The Transformation Leadership Panel (TLP), an initiative of the Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), will meet on the 27th of May to review COVID-19 interventions in Africa, share lessons from their own institutions and consider new avenues for more collaborative action in support of Africa’s governments.
25 May 2020
https://maroc-diplomatique.net
L’Algérie figure parmi «les pires performances» en matière d’intégration commerciale dans les 54 pays de l’Union africaine, selon l’indice de l’intégration régionale en Afrique édition 2019, publié par la Commission économique des Nations unies pour l’Afrique (CEA-ONU), la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA).
25 May 2020
https://africanbusinessmagazine.com
The Covid-19 crisis, if anything, has amplified the importance of the AfCFTA. Rather than slowing it down, there is no doubt that regional and continental integration is gathering speed. Dounia Ben Mohamed puts the case for greater unity.
25 May 2020
https://qz.com/
Over the last few weeks, rumors—and then a few stories—have emerged that the long-expected implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement due on July 1 would be delayed for up to a year while the continent deals with an unprecedented economic crisis in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
25 May 2020
https://en.brinkwire.com
Chinese engagement and support to African governments and Pan-African institutions, such as the African Union (AU), in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic should be emulated by countries across the globe as part of the global solidarity against the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior United Nations (UN) official said Saturday.
25 May 2020
www.businessghana.com
The second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) has been launched by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank and the African Union Commission (AUC), with a call to action to African economies to deepen their integration.

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