UNECA seeks EU’s support for AfCFTA implementation
The United Nation’s Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the European Union delegation have met to discuss the role of non-state actors...
Africa Fintech association launched in Morocco
Having successfully established a model for the establishment of national fintech associations in Africa, Fintech Association of Nigeria has achieved a new feat as it partnered the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to launch the umbrella continental body. Africa Fintech Network was formally launched at the 52nd Session of the UNECA Conference of African…
‘Africa should balance protocol on free movement of people’
Africa needs a major mindset change so it can tear down the physical and mental borders imposed during colonial times so citizens can embrace each other for the betterment of the continent, participants at the ongoing meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) for some African regions have said. Citing the session titled; Beyond…
‘Africa’s $148b yearly loss to financial crime not well investigated’
• AFAR urges forensic probe Forensic accounting researchers are claiming that the $148 billion which African countries, including Nigeria, lose to fraudulent acts yearly has not been properly investigated. They expressed worry that the trend would become almost irreversible until businesses and government agencies approach economic and financial crimes with science-based forensic investigations. The United…
UNECA canvasses stronger African voice in global arena
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has highlighted the importance of groupings such as T20 Africa in bringing Africa’s case to the global stage, particularly to the G20.
SON aligns objectives with AU’s trade barriers’ reduction, CFTA
The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, stated that the agency would spare no effort to boost intra and inter-African trade.
‘Agric production systems in Nigeria, others need a radical change’
He underscored the benefits of a sustained demand for agricultural products, stating that a vigorous agribusiness would fuel agricultural production and productivity.
UNECA advocates industrial policy, holistic tracking of corruption for growth
Building on the main premise of the Transformative Industrial Policy for Africa report – which calls for smart and dynamic industrial policy directions ...
NESREA partners UNECA on greening Africa project
The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) is partnering with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in the promotion of sustainable, social and economic transformation of Green Economy in Africa.