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African economists seek bolder monetary policy reforms to address inequality

The African Economic Conference is dedicated to discussions on the kind of economic and political governance reforms that are critical in order to ensure structural transformation takes place in Africa read more

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Experts push for a single African air transport market

African countries have more bilateral open sky agreements with partners outside the continent than with African partners read more

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Africa needs to fix its energy problems to accelerate and sustain growth, says ECA’s Songwe

Over 600 million people currently do not have access to energy in Africa, a situation the ECA Chief says cannot be allowed to continue read more

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Quality urbanization can stir inclusive and sustainable growth in Africa, says Ms. Yemeru

Africa is grappling with the challenge of achieving inclusive economic growth raising the need for quality urbanization that can be harnessed to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth read more

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Africa must look inwards for workable solutions to its governance challenges

The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, advocated for strong democratic states with zero tolerance for corruption and mechanisms for wealth-sharing read more

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Tax base protection workshop ends with call for more support to strengthen Africa’s capacity

A four-day workshop on protecting the tax base of developing countries ended in Addis Ababa on Friday with participants being urged to use the new skills and knowledge they gained through the Italian government-sponsored program in implementing more effective and efficient tax systems that will ensure more resources are harvested for Africa’s development. read more

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UK’s export finance available to Ethiopia has increased to £200 million

The UK has doubled the amount of export finance it is making available to support UK-Ethiopia bilateral trade, the British International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox has announced. Dr Fox made the announcement during a visit to Addis Ababa, where he was accompanied by UK businesses from the infrastructure and energy sectors. read more

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FinTech is accelerating the digital transformation of banking in Africa

FinTech is accelerating the digital transformation of banking in Africa say more than 200 international experts gathered at the Finnovation Ethiopia event – but highlight that collaboration is the way forward read more

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Green approach to closing Africa’s huge infrastructure gap has immense benefits, says ECA’s Mofor

Following a green approach to closing Africa’s huge infrastructure gap can create public and private value with co-benefits across a diverse range of stakeholders and goals, says Linus Mofor, Senior Environmental Affairs Officer for Energy, Infrastructure and Climate Change at the ECA’s African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC). read more

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Marriott International continues extensive expansion in Africa

TARGETS OVER 200 HOTELS WITH MORE THAN 37,000 ROOMS BY 2022 EXPECTING TO GENERATE $8.5 BILLION OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND 50,000 DIRECT AND INDIRECT JOBS read more

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