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Multiple actors to review ECA’s 4th Governance report in Yaounde

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The Africa Governance Report IV titled “Measuring corruption in Africa: the international dimension matters” raises the problem of credibility and reliability with current predominantly perception-based measures of corruption of African countries and highlights their shortcomings The Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will …

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From Barriers to Bridges: African Union Directors General of Customs discuss issues of implementing One-Stop Border Posts for improved Trade Facilitation

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The objectives of the meeting were to take stock of the work that has been carried out so far by Technical Working Groups and to endorse the recommendations of the experts and to reflect further on the issue of Implementing One-Stop Border Posts for improved Trade Facilitation in order to …

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Norwegian-funded pediatric ward at the Mnazi Mmoja National Hospital Zanzibar launched

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The pediatric ward has been financed by Norwegian taxpayers through the Royal Norwegian Embassy which provided Tshs 1.4 Billion, Zanzibar Ministry of Health which provided Tshs. 500 Million and a Norwegian philanthropist, Mr Trond Mohn who contributed Tshs 2.2 Billion On Friday, 11th November 2016, Zanzibar President and Chairman of …

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Government Launches Investment Case For Social Protection

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Despite the remarkable accomplishment of halving poverty between 2000 and 2015 in fulfillment of the first Millennium Development Goal, almost 20 per cent of Uganda’s population still falls below the poverty line WHAT: The Government of Uganda under the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, will launch the Social Protection …

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SGI Dubai 2017 will cater to the Printing Industry Needs in Africa

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Printing revenues in the MENA region are forecast to grow by 7.2% per annum reaching US$26 billion by 2018 International Expo Consults (IEC) (www.IECDubai.com) stated that the African printing industry stakeholders stand to reap huge benefits by visiting the (Sign and Graphic Imaging) SGI Dubai 2017 trade show. The event …

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Workshop set for Nairobi as ECA and partners scale-up efforts to stem illicit financial flows from Africa

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The validation workshop, which will run from 21-22 November, also seeks to review and endorse the draft terms of reference of the Consortium which will oversee the implementation of the anti-IFF Project Document and ultimately stem the growth of IFFs from Africa In its continuing efforts to stem illicit financial …

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A joint meeting with the Arab Maghreb Union agrees on the need to accelerate the implementation of PIDA projects in the region

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The visit organised by the AUC jointly with the NEPAD Agency and the African Development Bank (AfDB) assessed the state of play and made concrete recommendations with a view to providing the necessary support to the region in its process of appropriation and implementation of the projects and programs of …

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