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UN report warns of global economic decline

The global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is projected to slow from 2.7 per cent in 2023 to 2.4 per cent in the year,...

ECA urges Africa leaders on industrialisation, energy transition

Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has urged African leaders to fully exploit the abundant critical mineral resources on the continent to accelerate sustainable industrialisation...

Pandemic pushed 55m more Africans into poverty – ECA

Global shocks are turning millions of vulnerable people into Africa’s new poor and reversing decades of progress. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Acting Executive Secretary,...

667m Africans in extreme poverty – ECA

COVID-19 pandemic may have pushed additional 55 million Africans into extreme poverty, bringing the tally to 667 million. Acting Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission...

African Women Impact Fund launches with $60m commitment to drive inclusive investment environment

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and Standard Bank Group, with the support of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), the...

Green, social bonds to serve Africa’s sustainable investment needs

Green, Social, and Sustainable (GSS) bonds market remains a new frontier for Africa that will help the continent build a deeper, resilient and sustainable...

New project in support of African Continental Free Trade Area launched

The Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) are partnering on...

Stakeholders seal agreement to build electric battery industry in DRC

A battery minerals industry is set to take off in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a series of firm commitments were sealed...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Mr. Mele Kyari, says no public...
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Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s beaches along the Indian Ocean from pollution. Selemani Jafo, Minister of...

ECOWAS set to implement 30 by 30 plan on biodiversity protection

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is set to implement a regional 30 by 30 plan aimed...

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NNPC chief highlights energy security’s role in wealth creation

The Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum...

Tanzania calls for protection of Indian Ocean beaches from pollution

Tanzanian authorities has called for efforts to protect Tanzania’s...