Category Archives: Senegal News
Connecting Africa & the International Trade Centre: Championing the Internationalisation of Tech SMEs in East Africa
Spearheading ‘trade impact for good’.
Director Adam Elhiraika of the of Economic Commission’s Macroeconomic Policy Division says Africa’s economic growth declined from 3,7 percent in 2015 to 1,7 percent in 2016 due to weak global economic conditions, persistent low oil prices and adverse weather conditions and may further be affected by Brexit
The “16 infrastructure projects for African integration” guidebook aims to guide investors’ decisions by answering their questions about the projects regarding aspects such their economic viability, strategic impact, technical specifications, coordination, international support, risks & mitigation, expected benefits or progress reports
In modern times, African culture is being displayed in many material forms and to that, we are gradually expanding our reach on the global market. In recent decades, it is of no surprise to see folks in Europe or the United States wearing clothing manufactured from African print materials or clothing with African symbols inscribed in it. The use of beads as chains, bracelets, etc is no longer a thing of Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, or any of the sub Saharan countries but could be found in many parts of the world.
Three years after the launch of Power Africa, the United States is on track to fulfill its initial $7 billion commitment over five years
The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is necessary to country members in enhancing the release and clearance of goods – transit goods inclusive, while making provisions for the fast facilitation of goods transfer and movement. Finalized during the 2013 World Trade Organization conference in Bali, the TFA provides training and in-depth knowledge for members in the sector of trade. The TFA also provide ways to enhance a smooth cooperation between customs and responsible agencies regarding compliance issues with the customs and also trade coordination.
CUSTOMS officials coming together for an international IT conference will discover more about how tax stamp programmes can deliver effective authentication and track and track solutions in the battle against illicit trade.
Is social entrepreneurship the new face of development? A recent impact report released by Reach for Change (www.Africa.Reachforchange.org) suggests it might be.