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06/12/2018 - “Economic integration is a game-changing reality and African countries must fully embrace it to achieve sustainable and inclusive development that reduce poverty and inequality in all its dimensions.” This is the main conclusion of the 2018 African Economic Conference (AEC), which closed Thursday in Kigali, Rwanda.

Categories: Rwanda, Regional Integration


05/12/2018 - The African Governance Report 2018 has called for better management of the continent’s natural resources to match the expected yields generated by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Categories: Rwanda, Regional Integration, African Natural Resources Centre


05/12/2018 - Jean-Guy Afrika, a Principal Trade Expert at the African Development Bank, has tasked researchers on the continent to provide quality evidence-based studies that can help policymakers and citizens to achieve the best outcomes from regional integration and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Categories: Rwanda, Regional Integration


05/12/2018 - Emmanuel Orkoh, économiste chercheur, présentait mardi 4 décembre à Kigali, au Rwanda, un exposé sur Les effets du bien-être sur le genre découlant de l’intégration du commerce régional sur les ménages au Ghana, dans le cadre de la 13e Conférence économique africaine (AEC) 2018.

Categories: Ghana, Gender, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration


04/12/2018 - A total of 44 African nations signed the landmark African Continental Free Trade agreement earlier this year, with only 12 out of the required 22 countries ratifying the accord, but policy makers say there is time enough - and practical solutions - to move the process ahead.

Categories: Regional Integration, Africa Visa Openness Index


04/12/2018 - Au premier jour de la Conférence économique africaine (AEC) qui se tient du 3 au 5 décembre 2018 à Kigali, au Rwanda, des chercheurs ont plaidé pour l’émergence d’un leadership économique sur le continent afin de parvenir à une intégration réussie. Cette intervention a eu lieu lors d’une session plénière autour du thème Accélérer l’intégration régionale inclusive.

Categories: Rwanda, Regional Integration


04/12/2018 - Participants at the 13th African Economic Conference have called for African countries to leverage the full range of their strengths and resources to accelerate the region’s drive towards continental integration.

Categories: Rwanda, Regional Integration


03/12/2018 - Gabriel Negatu is the Director General for East Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office at the African Development Bank. Representing the Bank Group President at the 13th African Economic Conference in Kigali (3-5 December), he speaks of the institution’s new Regional Integration Strategic Framework.

Categories: Rwanda, Infrastructure, Regional Integration


03/12/2018 - For millions of ordinary travellers, inter-African travel is still too often a nightmare. Be it border hassles, lack of road or air routes linking key cities, or the frustrations of being refused entry to a country because of visas, the end result is to curtail the free movement of people, viewed by the African Development Bank as one of the pillars of regional integration.

Categories: Rwanda, Regional Integration, Africa Visa Openness Index


28/11/2018 - The year 2018 is a landmark chapter in Africa’s regional integration efforts. The launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area and the Single African Air Transport Market are major milestones in the creation of a regulatory environment that promotes air connectivity and makes it faster, easier and less expensive for Africans to travel within Africa.

Categories: Regional Integration, Africa Visa Openness Index


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