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June 17, 2020

African regional integration faces new urgency

Content type: Graphic Analysis Location: AFRICA Keywords associated with this article: Geographic: Africa, ME/NAF, Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa Topical: economy, international relations, emergency, fiscal, foreign trade, government, health, immigration, infrastructure, investment, policy, regional, talks ISSN: 2633-304X Lagging regional integration is further complicated by the COVID-19 crisis Impacts COVID-19-related border […]

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June 16, 2020

REGIONAL INTEGRATION STILL AT LOW LEVELS IN AFRICA

Findings of the 2019 African Regional Integration Index indicate that regional integration in Africa remains low with the continent recording an average index score of 0.327 out of a possible 1. The latest index, published late May by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union, and the African Development Bank, builds on the first edition published […]

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June 5, 2020

PRQ20191259 DEVELOP BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, INTEGRATION LAYER AND DATA WAREHOUSE FOR KENYA TRADENET SYSTEM

Kenya Trade Network (KenTrade) with support from TMEA wishes to invite interested and qualified reputable firms/consortiums to participate in this tender to establish a Data warehouse, an Integration Layer and a Business Intelligence toolkit (BI) for the TradeNet system. Pre-Bid Meeting Link Bid extension notice Pre-bid Minutes Pre- bid attendance list Pre- bid presentation Clarification […]

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May 29, 2020

Africa: Building resilient economies through regional integration

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Commission (AUC) launched the second Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019). The Index includes a call to action to African economies to deepen their integration. The Africa Regional Integration Index 2019, which builds on the first edition published in 2016, […]

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May 29, 2020

Regional integration key to building resilient economies

Notwithstanding calls for the implementation of a continental trade deal, the latest Africa Regional Integration Index (ARII 2019) has shown that regional integration remains very poor and vital to building resilient economies that will survive the effect of the pandemic. According to the report, much more needs to be done to integrate regional economies to […]

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May 29, 2020

Africa needs better economic integration, now more than ever

Over the last few weeks, rumors—and then a few stories—have emerged that the long-expected implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement due on July 1 would be delayed for up to a year while the continent deals with an unprecedented economic crisis in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. While the African […]

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May 27, 2020

Pandemic offers an opportunity to make regional integration a reality

African countries, at least at the level of regional trade blocs, particularly EAC, SADCC, ECOWAS, will need greater joint efforts, beyond containing coronavirus, to resolve the many intractable problems that have always plagued African economies. As coronavirus engulfs the world and defies efforts to develop a vaccine or find a specific antiviral treatment, one of […]

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May 21, 2020

Pandemic offers an opportunity to make regional integration a reality

African countries, at least at the level of regional trade blocs, particularly EAC, SADCC, ECOWAS, will need greater joint efforts, beyond containing coronavirus, to resolve the many intractable problems that have always plagued African economies. As coronavirus engulfs the world and defies efforts to develop a vaccine or find a specific antiviral treatment, one of […]

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May 12, 2020

COVID-19 could stall Africa’s integration agenda

Freedom of movement and economic integration are the cornerstone of the African Union’s (AU) Agenda 2063 which includes, among other things, the progressive aim of abolishing visa requirements for all African citizens. However multiple obstacles to free movement on the continent persist. A protectionist approach to managing migration still prevails as states avoid ceding their […]

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March 2, 2020

EAC, Germany Discuss Economic Integration

The Personal Representative of the German Chancellor for Africa, Mr. Guenter Nooke who was on a working visit to Tanzania, yesterday held bilateral talks with EAC Secretary General Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha. The two leaders discussed development cooperation between the Federal Republic of Germany and the EAC on matters relating […]

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