Jan 14th, 2013
By Eric Kabeera, A new report by African Development Bank has proposed the establishment of a single currency in the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (Comesa) member countries, a move that is seen as a stepping stone in cementing regional economic growth. The report says if the monetary uni...
In East Africa
Jan 13th, 2013
PRESS RELEASE Meeting of the Heads of the African Union Commission, the Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank Group ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 13, 2013/ – Meeting of the Heads of the African Union Commission, the Economic Commission for Africa and the African D...
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Sep 28th, 2012
Stakeholders attending the second Africa Trade Forum from 24-26 September concluded their deliberations with proposals on the way forward for Regional Economic Communities and member states engaged in shaping the establishment of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA). The forum was held on the theme...
Jan 30th, 2012
By Goodluck Ebele Jonathan We all appreciate the need for Africa to build a formidable mechanism for internal trade and economic resilience to protect the continent’s economies from external shocks. The Lagos Plan of Action, the Abuja Treaty, and the NEPAD Charter, among other instruments on Africa’s...