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AllAfrica.com
African Economic Conference - Should Africa Be Inspired By China's Industrial Development?from the Chinese model. Prof. Zhongxiu Zhao of the University of International
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from the Chinese model. Prof. Zhongxiu Zhao of the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing recalled the birth of Chinese industrialization, which was characterized by four main phases between 1860 and the late 1990s:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pida Model Law for Infrastructure Development in Africa Endorsed At 2017 Pida Week in Namibiato the Economic Commission for Africa was the adoption by delegates of the PIDA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
to the Economic Commission for Africa was the adoption by delegates of the PIDA Model Law which was developed by the ECA to harmonize cross-border rules, regulations, laws and policies governing transboundary infrastructure projects in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amaechi Should Learn to Always Keep Quietthe influence of drugs for asking the former president to account for the $65 b
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
the influence of drugs for asking the former president to account for the $65 billion left in the Excess Crude Account(ECA) by Olusegun Obasanjo. He said the Jonathan administration met only $6.5 billion in the account upon inception in 2010,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Carbon tax an opportunity to take a leap forward on sustainability and transparencyemissions annually. These facilities, already mandated to have reporting requir
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
emissions annually. These facilities, already mandated to have reporting requirements under the Energy Conservation Act (ECA), will not be liable for the carbon tax, but will continue to submit emissions reports. The second, taxable facilities,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Politicians Must No Longer Manage Africa's Natural Resources Unilaterally, Say Experts"We talk about the governance of natural resources because we have millions of
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"We talk about the governance of natural resources because we have millions of people living near these resources, but extraction causes more problems than it solves," said Hannah Forster, Executive Director of the African Centre for Democracy and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obasanjo Left U.S.$9 Billion in Excess Crude Account - Groupat an engagement with journalists, yesterday, accused the administration of Pre
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
at an engagement with journalists, yesterday, accused the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan of squandering the ECA savings. According to him, "When Obasanjo was leaving, he left about 65 billion dollars in the excess crude account, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Restructuring - S-East Not Pacified - Groupsthat are insisting on the restructuring of the polity include the Igbo Youth Mo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that are insisting on the restructuring of the polity include the Igbo Youth Movement, IYM; Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, and Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT. Speaking on the issue, Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu-Uko, who is IYM Founder, ECA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adeyemi Unpacks Pida Model Law for Transboundary Infrastructure Projects in Africa At Pida WeekAfrica Week in Namibia. Mr. Adeyemi, Senior Advisor and Head of the Regional I
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Africa Week in Namibia. Mr. Adeyemi, Senior Advisor and Head of the Regional Integration and Infrastructure Cluster in the ECA's Capacity Development Division (CDD), said investors want predictability and reliable local partnerships, respect for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Set for Big Things With Cfta Operationalization, Says ECA's GateraAfrican Air Transport Market (SAATM), that will be launched by Heads of State a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
African Air Transport Market (SAATM), that will be launched by Heads of State at their January Summit in Addis Ababa, says ECA's Soteri Gatera. In remarks to the PIDA Steering Committee at the on-going Programme for Infrastructure Development in... Read more
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Unimaginative Administration, Laws Behind Taxing Resource Mobilisationthemed "Governance for Structural Transformation", held last week by the Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
themed "Governance for Structural Transformation", held last week by the African Development Bank (AfDB), inside the UNECA. Now elevated to the position of Executive Secretary of the ECA, Songwe affirmed that the continent, with an average of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore 21st most expensive city in the world for expatsof the top 20 most expensive locations in the world for expatriates, according
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
of the top 20 most expensive locations in the world for expatriates, according to the latest cost of living survey by ECA International. In a press release on Tuesday (Dec 12), the consultancy firm said Singapore was ranked 21st most... Read more
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International Business Times
Revealed: Why Britain is among the cheapest countries for foreign workers decline, a new survey has shown. According to the latest Cost of Living Index
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
decline, a new survey has shown. According to the latest Cost of Living Index published by business management consultant ECA International, London has fallen to 139th most expensive city in the world for foreign workers, dropping 36 places in 12... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Youth Entrepreneurs Gather in Cairo for the 1st African Union Start Up Fest (Ausuf)the Meeting, Mr. Souleymane Abdallah, a Representative from the United Nations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the Meeting, Mr. Souleymane Abdallah, a Representative from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), pointed out that employment is one of the daunting challenges facing Africa. According to him, to address wide... Read more
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Ministerial Conference On Civil Registration Kicks Off in Nouakchotthis remarks, Oliver Chinganya - Director of the Africa Centre for Statistics at
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
his remarks, Oliver Chinganya - Director of the Africa Centre for Statistics at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said he was "more than happy to be here and to be part of the Africans to discuss this very important topic, a driving... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governance - African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Crucial for SDG Implementation in Africaa simple reason: the lack of follow up", said on Sunday APRM member Youssouf Kh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a simple reason: the lack of follow up", said on Sunday APRM member Youssouf Khayal. "I am drawing your attention to this, because the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) has been entrusted with the monitoring of SDG implementation in Africa". "By... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Solving the Problem of Poor Governance in Africa Will Contribute to the Structural Transformation of Its Economies, Say Conference Partnersfrom the African Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme and Uni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
from the African Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) agreed during the opening press conference of the 12th African Economic Conference on Monday, December 4 in Addis Ababa,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joint AfDB-AU-ECA-UNDP Calls for Decent Jobs and Reduced Poverty Across Africaby the African Development Bank (AfDB), African Union Commission (AUC), the Uni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
by the African Development Bank (AfDB), African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for African (ECA), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). In his keynote address during the launch, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Remittances Can Harness Africa's Development, Researchers Sayrevenue flows. "There is now need to find ways how remittances can directly co
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revenue flows. "There is now need to find ways how remittances can directly contribute to economic growth, which for decades has not been the case. There is need to have strong institutions and rule of law, because the amount of remittances a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Economic Conference Explores Impact of Foreign Aid On Domestic Tax Collectionaid in Africa. The discussions taking place at the UN Conference Centre in Add
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aid in Africa. The discussions taking place at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa have been convened by the AfDB, ECA and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to examine policies and structures determining the pace of Africa's economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Closing Remarks By Adam Elhiraika, Director of Macroeconomic Policy Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Africacollaborating institutions for their efforts in organizing this timely conferen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
collaborating institutions for their efforts in organizing this timely conference. More specifically, my thanks go to the ECA team led by Gamal, AfDB team led by Salami and UNDP team led by Angela. My thanks would also go to the interpreters for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Military Clampdown On Biafra Agitation, Not End to Restructuring Clamour - Igbo Eldersa body of Igbo eders led by renowned constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben. Nwabueze
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a body of Igbo eders led by renowned constitutional lawyer, Prof. Ben. Nwabueze and the Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA) yesterday in Enugu dismissed as false insinuations in some quarters that the military clampdown on Biafran agitators had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC Adopts Energy Security FrameworkKenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). Recognising energy as pivota
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda). Recognising energy as pivotal to their transformational agenda, the ECA partner States have set ambitious development plans prioritizing the energy sector. ECA, through its office for Eastern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FAAC - States to Partake in Reconciliation of NNPC Figureswent home with N43.062 billion, local governments were given N30.143 billion wh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
went home with N43.062 billion, local governments were given N30.143 billion while N3.589 billion was set aside for cost of collection and FIRS refund. Isa Dutse announced that funds in the Excess Crude Account (ECA) still stands at $2.308 bil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two West African Scholars Scoop Top Prize for Labour Market, Taxation Researchrevenue. Dr. Adam Elhiraika, Director of the Microeconomic Policy Division at
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
revenue. Dr. Adam Elhiraika, Director of the Microeconomic Policy Division at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), announced Abidemi Adegboye, a doctorate student at the University of Benin, Nigeria, as the winner of the top paper... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Curtain Falls On African Economic Conference - African Countries Urged to Make Governance a Prioritybenefits everyone. Adam Elhiraika, Director of the Macroeconomic Policy Divisi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
benefits everyone. Adam Elhiraika, Director of the Macroeconomic Policy Division of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), speaking on behalf of ECA Executive Secretary Vera Songwe, underlined that governance is a critical factor in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Economic Conference Emphasizes Key Role for Development Finance InstitutionsDevelopment Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Un
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), under the theme of "Governance for Structural Transformation", provided a platform to share experience on the role of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reforming and Revitalizing Higher Education Sector Crucial for Africa's Development, Experts Sayfor higher education and STI on the continent as they sought to help Africa to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
for higher education and STI on the continent as they sought to help Africa to support higher education and STI 'because it is only by so doing that we can achieve African development and integration'. Professor Amadou Thierno Gaye,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Push for a Single African Air Transport Marketsaid Soteri Gatera, Chief of the Industrialization & Infrastructure Section of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
said Soteri Gatera, Chief of the Industrialization & Infrastructure Section of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), during his opening remarks at the 3-day meeting. Mr. Soteri told participants "It is my duty today to remind the other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Message From ECA Executive Secretary On 16 Days Activism On Violence Against Womenare behind the statistics are not always fully captured. Women and girls are vi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
are behind the statistics are not always fully captured. Women and girls are violated, discriminated, marginalized only because they are women and they are girls. Deep, constructed social and cultural norms have taught societies/communities that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cairo Hosts APRM for North Africa On 10-11 DecemberCairo — The ECA Capacity Development Division (CDD), the Continental Secretaria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Cairo — The ECA Capacity Development Division (CDD), the Continental Secretariat of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the APRM Focal Point for Egypt will organize, on 10-11 December in Cairo (Egypt), a North African workshop under the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agricultural Growth Should Drive Structural Transformation, Says Expertare not high capability," he said. "Politics is not high capability. So powerfu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
are not high capability," he said. "Politics is not high capability. So powerful people don't like the rule of law, because they make their money by violating the rule of law, by making their own arrangements with each other and with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa's Negotiating Capacity Determines Its Future Prosperitythrough carefully designed international agreements and contracts. Mr. Melaku
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
through carefully designed international agreements and contracts. Mr. Melaku Desta, Principal Regional Advisor at the ECA, says that countries must not negotiate because someone on the other side of the table wants an agreement. "Very often,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namibia to Host Infrastructure Development in Africa Weekand Coordinating Agency (NPCA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Uni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
and Coordinating Agency (NPCA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with the Namibian Government and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Adeyinka Adeyemi,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Telecommunications and Postal Services Engages ICT Sector On Proposed Changes Contained in the Electronic Communications Billand Postal Services met with the ICT industry and associations today to explain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
and Postal Services met with the ICT industry and associations today to explain the provisions contained in the ECA Amendment Bill in Pretoria. The meeting was organised through the National ICT Forum and brought together... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Must Look Inwards for Workable Solutions to Its Governance Challengesto high-level speakers from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to high-level speakers from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is key to unlocking Africa's potential and advancing its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Needs to Fix Its Energy Problems to Accelerate and Sustain Growth, Says Eca's Songwepool institutions," she said. Over 600 million people currently do not have ac
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
pool institutions," she said. Over 600 million people currently do not have access to energy in Africa, a situation the ECA Chief says cannot be allowed to continue. Sub Saharan Africa, according to a recent report, has only 300,000 km of power... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Must Look Inwards for Workable Solutions to its Governance Challengesto high-level speakers from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
to high-level speakers from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is key to unlocking Africa’s potential and advancing its... Read more
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FIFA
How do clubs benefit from the World Cup?South Africa™ with a provision made in the institutional agreement signed betwe
FIFA / Posted 9 days ago
South Africa™ with a provision made in the institutional agreement signed between FIFA and the European Club Association (ECA), who act on behalf of all clubs globally in relation to the programme. How much is set aside for the programme? The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement Delivered By Lamin M. Manneh, Director, UNDP Regional Service Center for AfricaAfrican Union Commission Madame Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary, United Natio
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African Union Commission Madame Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Dr. Célestin Monga, Vice-President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, African Development Bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ECA Chief Urges Stakeholders to Deliver a 'Timely and Meaningful' CftaNiamey — The Execute Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Ver
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Niamey — The Execute Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe, made a case for the Continental Free Trade Area on the historic ambition to integrate Africa's fragmented markets and deliver African prosperity. She was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Quality Urbanization Can Stir Inclusive and Sustainable Growth in Africa, Says Ms. Yemeruto greater economic dynamism, job creation, and poverty reduction," she told pa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
to greater economic dynamism, job creation, and poverty reduction," she told participants brought together by the ECA, UN Habitat and the African Union Commission to discuss and validate the Harmonized Regional Framework in support of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unite to End Violence Against Women Campaign's Commemorationare behind the statistics are not always fully captured. Women and girls are vi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
are behind the statistics are not always fully captured. Women and girls are violated, discriminated, marginalized only because they are women and they are girls. Deep, constructed social and cultural norms have taught societies/communities that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts, Policy-Makers Meet to Scale Up Governance2017 AEC is organized jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Unite
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
2017 AEC is organized jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Some of the high-level participants at the conference include His... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Economic Conference 2017 to Focus on Governance for Structural Transformationattendees. Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Unite
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
attendees. Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the AEC provides a unique forum for the exchange of ideas among... Read more
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FOX Business
OPEC Sticks to Its Plan, Which Is Excellent News for These Oil Stocksoff the market's excess supply and prop up oil prices. That agreement is great
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
off the market's excess supply and prop up oil prices. That agreement is great news for shale drillers in the U.S. because it suggests oil prices have much more upside than downside. Because of that, low-cost drillers like EOG... Read more
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FOX Business
OPEC Sticks to Its Plan, Which Is Excellent News for These Oil Stocksexcess supply and prop up oil prices. Continue Reading Below That agreement i
FOX Business / Posted 11 days ago
excess supply and prop up oil prices. Continue Reading Below That agreement is great news for shale drillers in the U.S. because it suggests oil prices have much more upside than downside. Because of that, low-cost drillers like EOG... Read more
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Sun Star
Human Nature blooms in General Santos Citygold standard in doing business rather than the exception. Human Nature Genera
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
gold standard in doing business rather than the exception. Human Nature General Santos is located at Door 6-7, Phase 3, ECA Buildings, National Highway, Barangay City Heights, General Santos City. For more information, please call 0919 595 7072... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ramesh to take action against companyfor the policies they put in place to protect its workers. When the allegation
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
for the policies they put in place to protect its workers. When the allegations surfaced against Balgobin, Wall recalled Angostura appointed the Diana Mahabir-Wyatt Investigating Committee to probe the matter. However, last September at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Launches the Women and Girls Startup ChallengeThe Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Ms. Ver
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Ms. Vera Songwe has called on countries to give female creativity and innovation “all the opportunities required in order to bear fruits and achieve sustainable and inclusive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Calls for Scientific Integration in Africamust work together as Africa pursues her efforts for better scientific integrat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
must work together as Africa pursues her efforts for better scientific integration. Senegal is ready to contribute and the ECA should play a very important role in helping Africa achieve this scientific integration,” said Mr. Niane. For his part,... Read more
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