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13 December 2017
www.journalducameroun.com
Cameroon’s Vera Songwe, Head of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa has been named, one of the most influential African leaders of 2017.
9 December 2017
www.nation.co.ke
The Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examination results will soon be out. There are hundreds of thousands of 17-year-old Kenyans currently in their parents’ houses wondering what the future holds for them.
8 December 2017
www.africanreview.com
Africa needs to create adequate infrastructure to provide energy access to its people to accelerate and sustain economic growth, said Vera Songwe, executive secretary of Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) during the 12th African Economic Conference (AEC), held in Addis Ababa from 4-6 December 2017
8 December 2017
www.rfi.fr
Cette année le bureau sous-régional pour l'Afrique de l'Est de la CEA, la Commission économique pour l’Afrique, a organisé son 21e Comité Intergouvernemental d'Experts aux Comores pour la première fois. Trois jours de rencontres autour des freins et accélérateurs de croissance en Afrique de l'Est. L'occasion pour les Comores d'apprendre de ses voisins continentaux. A...
7 December 2017
www.infosplusgabon.com
Addis-Abeba, Ethiopie, 7 décembre (Infosplusgabon) - La 12ème Conférence économique africaine (AEC) a pris fin, mercredi à Addis-Abeba, en Ethiopie, sur un appel des participants à ce que la gouvernance reste une priorité des programmes de développement en Afrique.
7 December 2017
www.modernghana.com
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 6, 2017 – The 12th African Economic Conference (AEC) drew to a close on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with participants calling for governance to remain a priority of development programmes in Africa.
7 December 2017
www.lesoleil.sn
Des statistiques pertinentes, fiables et ventilées par sexe. C’est le souhait de Babacar Ndir, directeur général de l’Agence nationale de la statistique et de la démographie (Ansd), à l’ouverture de l’atelier régional sur les statistiques sensibles au genre organisé par Onu Femmes, en collaboration avec la Banque africaine de développement (Bad) et la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour...
6 December 2017
www.financialafrik.com
Dans une interview exclusive accordée à Niamey à Financial Afrik, Dr Vera Songwe, Secrétaire exécutive de la commission des Nations-Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA), analyse les profondes mutations positives que va engendrer le libre échange commercial en Afrique. «Le commerce intra africain passé de 9 à 17 % en l’espace de quelques années facilitera paradoxalement le commerce avec l’Europe», déclare t...
6 December 2017
cceonlinenews.com
Speaking at the inaugural two-day Terminal Operators Conference Africa 2017 at the Durban International Convention Centre, Mr Gama cited poor infrastructure on the continent as a major setback. He said that Africa is missing on the current global shipping boom at the expense of its economic growth.
6 December 2017
allafrica.com
The 12th African Economic Conference taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has emphasized the need to develop and deepen the role of the development financial institutions to play a more active role in financing industrialization projects, energy, agriculture and administrative reforms.
6 December 2017
www.modernghana.com
It is the case that many years ago Allah created humanity through Adam and Eve and placed at their disposal, abundant natural resources. Since then our population has been expanding to the extent that today we are around 7. 6 billion people of all races and all colors, currently in the world.
6 December 2017
allafrica.com
The Public Service Commission (PSC) in partnership with the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) cordially invite the members of the media to the commemoration of the 2017 International Anti-Corruption Day, under the theme: 'Illicit Financial Flows in Africa and its Impact on Development'.
6 December 2017
allafrica.com
The fourth Senior Experts Dialogue on Science, Technology and the African Transformation Agenda ended in Dakar Friday with experts making concrete recommendations for consideration by policy makers, universities, regional and continental organizations on how to align higher education policy with science, technology and innovation (STI) and industrial policies to support the transformation of...
6 December 2017
allafrica.com
The 12th African Economic Conference (AEC) drew to a close on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with participants calling for governance to remain a priority of development programmes in Africa.
6 December 2017
thebftonline.com
Customs and border controls in many African countries remain a governance challenge and that more is needed to achieve free movement of people and goods on the continent, Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has said.
6 December 2017
moneyandmarkets.co.ke
Speakers at Economic Conference on Africa organised by UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) underlined the need to restructure current model of revenue collection on natural resources in Africa in order to add value
6 December 2017
thebftonline.com
The agricultural sector on the continent needs stronger regulations to correct the existing governance processes that are fraught with weakness, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe, has said.
6 December 2017
www.cnbcafrica.com
Africa will not be able to accelerate and sustain growth without adequate access to energy, says Economic Commission for Africa’s Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe.
5 December 2017
allafrica.com
Unless there a good focus on agricultural and economic transformation, efforts at structural transformation of African countries won't amount to much, says Neway Gebreab, former advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
5 December 2017
allafrica.com
"Governance is the reason why some nations and societies do better than others," Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared as he welcomed delegates to the 12th edition of the African Economic Conference taking place at the United Nations Conference Center in Addis Ababa.
5 December 2017
allafrica.com
African countries are constantly engaged in negotiating bilateral and multilateral treaties and several contracts for the exploration and development of extractive resources. However, most of them lack the requisite institutional capacity to ensure the interests of their countries are advanced through these negotiations.
5 December 2017
www.gabonactu.com
Addis Abéba, 5 décembre (Gabonactu.com) – Le continent africain n’a pas été médiocre ces dernières années sur le plan des performances économiques, selon une présentation de Vera Songwe, Secrétaire exécutive de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique (CEA).
5 December 2017
www.2merkato.com
Enat Bank, one of the latest entrant to Ethiopia’s banking sector, has farewell its founding board chairperson, Meaza Ashenafi, who held the position starting from the bank’s inception. The decision was passed during the shareholders’ general meeting.
5 December 2017
www.alwihdainfo.com
La secrétaire exécutive de la CEA, Vera Songwe, a appelé les dirigeants, les économistes et les décideurs à « porter leur regard au-delà des indicateurs standards de bonne gouvernance ».
5 December 2017
thenationonlineng.net
Nigeria has facilitated and as well updated modalities for the actualisation of the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

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