Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, on Tuesday met with the new Ethiopian President, Sahle-Work Zewde, and discussed a number of issues, in particular ways through w..
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Omidyar Network have announced a partnership to establish legal digital identities in Africa. The partnership, will go towards ECA’s support to the Afr..
Dame Graça Machel, one of Africa’s foremost advocates for the rights of women and children, has called on African women and policy makers to challenge gender inequality and inadequate female represent..
Here are some lessons from the businesspeople featured in the publication on how to grow a startup into a flourishing enterprise. 1. Know why you are doing what you’re doing When starting out, most ..
The Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) and USAID’s Power Africa initiative have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will finance power projects in 22 Afric..
The African Financial Alliance on Climate Change (AFAC) unveiled its guiding principles at the recently concluded Africa Investment Forum. Launched in June 2018, AFAC aims to increase financial sector..
Lagos, Nigeria, November 4. 2018 (ECA) – The 2018 Africa Trade Forum ended in Lagos, Nigeria, with delegates agreeing that while governments need to set a conducive environment through collective and ..
There is unanimity in Nigeria on the immense benefits of promoting intra-African trade for development, job creation and poverty reduction, Nigeria’s Vice President, Mr. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday. In ..
Should the army be cleaning South Africa’s rivers ? South African Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has a new plan to solve the country’s water infrastructure crisis: send in the army. In his budget spee..
Investment interest secured for 45 deals worth US$32 billion The first of its kind transaction-based investment Forum in Africa, on Friday unveiled the conclusions of the boardroom sessions at the ..
On 2 July 2017 leaders of the G5 Sahel, which consists of Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Mali and Niger, officially launched the new G5 Sahel force, in the presence of French President Emmanuel Macro..