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H.E. Albert M. Muchanga

H.E. Albert M. Muchanga, born on May 21, 1959, a Zambian national was elected as the new commissioner for Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission. Mr. Muchanga was the Permanent Secretary in the Cabinet Office in charge of Parliamentary Affairs in Zambia.


The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) mandate is to contribute towards making Africa a significant and competitive industrial and trading partner in the global economy.


December 06, 2019

Over the past decades, Africa has been experiencing unprecedented growth and has been remarkably resilient to the global economic crisis. The continent ranked the second fastest growing region of the world after East Asia.

November 22, 2019

The Africa Industrialization Week Celebrations kicked off on Monday, 18th and closed on 22nd November, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

November 06, 2019

This year’s celebrations also focus on exploring tools; and business instruments that strengthen industry’s capacity to compete and innovate

October 24, 2019

The African Union Commission (AUC) Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) successfully hosted a High-Level Stakeholders Validation Workshop for a Study it undertook early this year titled “Financing Africa Industrialization”.

October 23, 2019

The Commissioner for Trade and Industry, H.E. Albert Muchanga, in collaboration with the State Minister of Trade and Industry, H.E. Ambassador Mesganu Arga Moach, State Minister of Trade and Industry of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and a Representative of the International Trade Centre, Mr. Vittorio Cammarota briefed the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) on the upcoming Africa Industrialization Week to be held from 18th to 22nd November, 2019 at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa.

Boma AfroChampions Group Photo
October 11, 2019

AfroChampions Initiative and African Union open consultations to elaborate a platform to support AfCFTA-enabling

Africa Industrialization Day 2019
November 20, 2019

WHAT: Africa Industrialization Day 2019:
Highlights for the media:
o Official opening ceremony

November 18, 2019 to November 22, 2019

November 13, 2019

“Africa Mining Vision at 10: looking back, moving forward”

September 25, 2019 to September 27, 2019

Media Orientation Workshop in preparation of the Africa's Industrialization Week 2019

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