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16 May 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
Stephen Karingi, Director for Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Division from the UN Economic Commission for Africa, spoke to CNBC Africa about African trade relations.
16 May 2018
https://guardian.ng
Although the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) seeks to create a wider market for trade, local manufacturers are seeking government’s intervention in limiting the number of product lines that will be liberalised, as a protectionist measure.
16 May 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
Stephen Karingi, Director for Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Division from the UN Economic Commission for Africa, spoke to CNBC Africa about African trade relations.
15 May 2018
https://www.cgtn.com/
The 51st African finance ministers meeting is being held in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The four-day event will be discussing ways of implementing the continental free-trade area agreement and address some macroeconomic concern
15 May 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
According to the Economic Commission for Africa, a 1 per cent increase in corruption reduces a country’s GDP by 0.13 per cent. For more CNBC Africa is joined by Executive Secretary Vera Songwe, on how to fight this endemic.
15 May 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
CNBC Africa is joined by Dr. Abdalla Hamdok, Deputy Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa helped unpack expectations of the 51st Economic Commission for Africa session.
15 May 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
CNBC Africa brings you this special of the 51st session of the Economic Commission for Africa, and Conference of Ministers and focusses on employment and social protection; data collection, and reducing dependence on export commodities.
14 May 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
At the 51st Economic Commission for Africa session, conversations were had on a one monetary framework, and the need to urgently align with both 2030 goals and Agenda 2063. CNBC Africa spoke to Dimitri Sanga, Director, West Africa’s Sub-regional Office.
3 May 2018
www.dakaractu.com
Le Sénégal a abrité la 4 ème édition du forum régional africain sur le développement durable, prévu du 2 au 4 mai. Ce forum, présidé par le 1er ministre Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dionne, a pour cette année comme thème : transformer nos société pour les rendre viables et résilientes.
3 May 2018
http://development.watsupafrica.com
Ms. Fatima Denton, Director of ECA’s Special Initiatives Division talks about the the fourth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development.
28 March 2018
www.youtube.com
Strategies on economic diversification are gaining grounds in Central Africa, not least boosted by the Douala Consensus reached during ECA's 33rd Intergovernmental Committee of Experts' session in Douala - Cameroon in September 2017.
27 March 2018
www.youtube.com
In this 16-minute edition of GLOBEWATCH aired on the Cameroon Radio Television (CRTV) in March 2018, presenter Charles Ebune quizzes the Director of the Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) - Antonio Pedro - on the stakes of the AfCFTA especially on what it means for Central Africa.
22 March 2018
english.scio.gov.cn
An agreement to launch the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed in Kigali on Wednesday, thus creating the largest free trade area on the world's poorest inhabited continent.
21 March 2018
www.cnbcafrica.com
Despite expected losses of about $4billion in terms of tariff revenues, the benefits of the free trade area should be more than four times higher, especially through lower prices for consumer goods.
20 March 2018
www.youtube.com
The United Nations economic commission for Africa has stressed the importance of this week's signing of an Africa continental free trade area. It's designed to help the continent weather the growing uncertainty in global trade. According to the commission, manufactured goods account for 42% of intra-African exports, compared to just 14% of exports outside the continent. Uche Okoronkwo...
12 March 2018
www.leral.net
Leral.net lance aujourd’hui lundi l’émission « Intelligences Eco », Le Mag qui se veut l’écho de l’information économique et financière. Le premier invité de cette émission est le docteur Cheikh Tidiane Dièye, Directeur exécutif du Centre africain pour le commerce, l'intégration et le développement (CACID).
9 February 2018
www.cgtn.com/
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa says it's working with the African Union to ensure the much-anticipated continental free-trade area is a success. In an exclusive interview with CGTN's Girum Chala, the executive secretary of UNECA Vera Songwe said it's time for the continent to focus on intra-African trade for the benefit of the next generation.
5 February 2018
SABC Digital News
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, has appealed to warring factions in South Sudan, to honor agreements or face tougher measures. He spoke to SABC Foreign Editor Sophie Mokoena, on the side lines of the African union summit, in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. She started by asking him, about the role of the African union in world peace, and security.
2 February 2018
www.rfi.fr
C'est l'une des figures de la lutte anti-corruption en Afrique... Depuis dix mois, l'économiste camerounaise Vera Songwe est la nouvelle secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique des Nations unies pour l'Afrique. Le week-end dernier, lors du 30e sommet de l'UA à Addis Abeba, elle a tenu devant les dirigeants africains un discours très décapant contre la corruption.
30 January 2018
www.youtube.com
President Kagame delivers remarks at the Transform Africa Business and Investment Forum | Addis Ababa 30 January 2018
30 January 2018
www.ebc.et/
29 January 2018
TV2Africa
Leaders from the African Union countries and regions are meeting in Addis Ababa to discuss and make decisions on the reform of the AU, Africa Integration and anti-corruption during the two-day summit. MBJ Muriithi joins Vincent Makori live on Africa 54 via phone from Addis Ababa to give more information about the AU summit.
28 January 2018
CGTN Africa
The United Nations and the African Union are urging member states attending the AU summit in Ethiopia to take deliberate measures to fight gender biases against women. The measures include putting more women in key positions in the government as well as influencing their positions in the private sector.

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