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No real development in Africa without regional integration

UN’s Assistant Secretary-General Ahunna Eziakonwa is the new Director of the Regional Bureau for Africa of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). She spoke to Africa Renewal’s Kingsley Ighobor on issues pertaining Africa’s socio-economic development. In the recently released World Economic Situation and Prospects for 2018 report, Africa’s economic growth …

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‘Africa politics lost track with introduction of multi party politics’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kenyan Law Professor, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has argued that Africa’s politics lost track after the introduction of multiparty politics. Lumumba, a renowned Pan Africanist says multiparty politics introduced in 1980s and 1990s diverted African politicians from politicking about ideas to politicking about money. …

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Remaking Africa’s tax system

A digital overhaul of Africa’s tax system is needed to boost revenue collection, regional coordination and financing, Adam Elhiraika, Director of Macroeconomic Policy at the Economic Commission for Africa says in conversation with Shoshana Kedem during the recently Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Marrakech, …

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Pan-African bank unveils full operations in United Kingdom

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Pan-African lender, United Bank for Africa, has unveiled a full operation in the United Kingdom, opening up trade opportunities between the continent and European nations. This follows authorization of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for UBA (UK) Limited …

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