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ECA pledges practical support to Angola’s economic reform

Luanda/Yaounde, 20 May 2019 (ECA) – The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established three work streams aimed at supporting Angola on its...
3 reasons it won't cool down anytime soon

3 reasons it won’t cool down anytime soon

Source: Greg Wright, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California, Merced / The Conversation The truce in the U.S.-China trade...

More Data on Content Moderation Won’t Silence Facebook’s Critics

Faced with escalating accusations of bias from the right and an onslaught of calls to break up Facebook on the left, the social media...
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The Escazú Agreement is highlighted at the Second Uruguayan Congress of Environmental Law |...

At the Second Uruguayan Congress of Environmental Law, organized by the National Directorate of Environment (DINAMA) of the Ministry of Housing, Land Planning and...
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Zimbabwe: $150m Investment for Bulawayo

Bulawayo — BULAWAYO'S first ever solid waste-to-energy project is back on the rails with the investor, Pragma Leaf Consulting Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd, pledging to...
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UN-led road safety initiative kicks off in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, 16 May 2019 (ECA) - Road accidents claimed over 5000 lives in Ethiopia during the 2017/2018 fiscal year. Related property damage is...
Is Trump’s trade war saving American jobs – or killing them?

Is Trump’s trade war saving American jobs – or killing them?

Source: Jeffrey Kucik, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Arizona / The Conversation With the U.S.-China trade war intensifying,...
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Kenya: Amazing Story of Oldest Bar in Mombasa

opinion By Diana MutheuWhen Kilindini Bar was established, way back in...
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Maximizing results: getting the regional architecture right – ECOSOC operational activities for development segment,...

Statement by Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)ECOSOC operational activities for development segment, 2019Day 2....
FILE - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 11, 2018.

Trump ‘Honored’ to Provide US Farmers with $16 Billion in Aid 

WASHINGTON —  President Donald Trump says he is "honored" to give U.S. farmers hurt by the trade war with China another $16 billion in aid....
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South Africa: NERSA Confirms Receipt of Energy Plan Deviation Letter

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has confirmed receiving Energy Minister Jeff Radebe's letter of deviation from the country's Integrated Resource Plan...
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In Addis Ababa, President Mary Robinson talks ‘climate justice’

Addis Ababa, 20 May 2019 (ECA) – The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Monday 20 May, 2019, hosted Mary Robinson, former president of...
Congress is considering privacy legislation – be afraid

Congress is considering privacy legislation – be afraid

Source: Jeff Sovern, Professor of Law, St. John's University / The Conversation Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis called privacy the...

In a jam: how traffic slows urban economies

By REUTERSMore by this Author Spiraling traffic and poor urban planning could rob developing countries of opportunities and jam economic progress in fast-growing cities, a...
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South Africa: The Dividend, Growth Balance – Anglo’s Truly Amazing Debt Turnaround

analysis By Ruan JoosteGetting the debt/dividend balance right is tricky -- very tricky for mining companies. Pile up too much cash, investors get antsy. Buckle...
Economics of Climate Change

Economics of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean | Infographic

Latin America and the Caribbean contributes less than 10% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, mostly from the energy sector, agriculture and land...
Avon Justine Group Vice President Turkey, Middle East and Africa, Mafahle Mareletse

Avon Justine new digital blueprint empowers women

Avon Justine Group Vice President Turkey, Middle East and Africa, Mafahle Mareletse by MTHULISI SIBANDAJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AVON Justine, the beauty company, has restated...
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Cameroon: Fluctuation of FCFA – GICAM Expresses Worries

The concerns were expressed at the General Assembly of the organisation held on May 16. The Cameroon Employers' Organisation, GICAM has held its first General...
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Theme: “Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced: Towards Sustainable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa”

Dakar, 23 May 2019 – As we approach the celebration of the Africa Day, the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) convenes,...
How millennials are affecting the price of your home

How millennials are affecting the price of your home

Source: Jimmie Lenz, Clinical Assistant Professor of Finance, University of South Carolina / The Conversation It used to be that...
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Uganda: Motorists Suffer Traffic Jams As City Flyover Works Commence

By Amos NgwomoyaKampala — Motorists should for the next one month brace themselves for traffic congestion in the city as construction of a multi-billion...
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Kenya: Collymore to Remain at Safaricom’s Helm Until August 2020

By Julie OwinoNairobi — Safaricom has extended Bob Collymore's contract by one more year to compensate for the period he was away on medical...
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ECLAC Reaffirms Importance of the Regional Dimension in Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for...

The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, reaffirmed the importance of the regional dimension in...

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