Achieving sustainable development is at the forefront of policy formulation and action across many African countries.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has emphasized the need for trade data to incorporate informal trade in the measurement of intra-African trade in order to get significant value and idea of the true state of affairs among entities.
31 Aug 2021
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has said Africa should focus more on the movement of people within the region for the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA).
8 Jul 2021
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has argued in its report, which offers policy recommendations to member states wishing to take advantage of the economies of scope and scale of the envisioned...
30 Jun 2021
Citing the SDG 7 tracking report, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has said Nigeria and other African countries will not meet the SDG 7 targets due to limited supply
26 May 2021
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) says it will continue to work closely with its member States, the African Union Commission and other key stakeholders towards...
19 Jan 2021
On December 27 last year I was at Isunjaba in Imo State to celebrate with my friend Professor Ebere Onwudiwe as his community honoured him with a chieftaincy title.
6 Nov 2020
With over 82.9million Nigerians currently living below the poverty line, there is a need to urgently tackle poverty to get the economy back on track, according to ActionAid Nigeria.
28 Oct 2020
Expected to kick off next year, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), will be a game changer for investment on the continent, which in recent years has seen foreign direct investment (FDIs) continuing to weaken, Economic Commission of Africa’s (ECA)...
19 Aug 2020
Citing living with COVID-19 as the new normal, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), has urged Nigeria and other African governments to adapt and innovate
23 Jun 2020
Tackling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic effectively to ensure Africa grows back and builds back better in the aftermath of COVID-19, requires boldness never seen before on the continent, says the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe.
19 May 2020
The predictions were sombre and the statistics scary. A calamity of immense proportion would hit the continent, leaving it worse off than other regions of the world. But months since COVID-19 struck,