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11/12/2017 - On Day 1 of the 12th African Economic Conference, which began on December 4, 2017 in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), experts from Africa called for the inclusive management of the continent’s natural resources, where there is a high level of inequality, during the third plenary session entitled “Inclusive resource governance as a driver of structural transformation”. They asked political leaders to stop making decisions alone.

Categories: Ethiopia


11/12/2017 - Participants at the 12th African Economic Conference have urged African countries to add value to their exports in order to score a competitive edge when trading with Europe under the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA).

Categories: Ethiopia


11/12/2017 - Rising sources of income for Africans are being realised through remittances, which have been observed as an important aspect that impacts lives as well as brings about economic growth and development on the continent.

Categories: Ethiopia


08/12/2017 - The African Economic Conference, organized by the African Development Bank and partners, convened for its second day of deliberations on Tuesday, to explore the impact of foreign aid on domestic tax collection and the effective utilization of donor aid in Africa.

Categories: Ethiopia


08/12/2017 - Results of a landmark study on the cost of a gender gap in agricultural productivity reveal a worrying trend that is bound to impact on Africa’s structural transformation according to a report showcased on the sidelines of the 2017 African Economic Conference held at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia


08/12/2017 - A new report says that Africa made slow progress in reducing poverty and inequality owing to limited decent employment opportunities and weak social insurance mechanisms.

Categories: Ethiopia


08/12/2017 - African researchers have indicated that improved governance and structural transformation on the continent will naturally depend on the advancement of regional integration initiatives.

Categories: Ethiopia


06/12/2017 - Two West African economists have emerged at the top from a selection of 36 academic papers presented at the 12th African Economic Conference for proposing reforms, including the de-regulation of the labour markets and the tax administration reforms aimed at raising government revenue.

Categories: Ethiopia


06/12/2017 - 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.

Categories: Ethiopia


06/12/2017 - Africa needs industrialization to achieve prosperity and a decent standard of living for its citizens. But this can only be achieved through good governance policies and infrastructure development. The lack of these two critical factors have largely undermined the industrialization trajectory in most African countries. Given this scenario, the industrial settlement framework as well as tax policies, are particular dynamics to be looked into.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance


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