Tag archive for ‘Africa Union’
By admin On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Visa-free travel in Africa remains far off

BY 2063, according to the African Union’s (AU) rather long-range prediction, Africa will be “a continent of seamless borders”. People, capital, goods and services will flow freely from South Africa to Tunisia More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Africa leaders urged to rethink Agriculture policies

The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Carlos Lopes has urged member states to seriously rethink policies on agriculture, as the contribution of the sector to GDP has seen an increasing More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Don’t just promise development, Deliver it! IFAD President open letter to AU Leaders

Kanayo F. Nwanze open letter to African Union heads of state Kanayo F. Nwanze is the President of the United Nations rural development agency the International Fund for Agricultural Development. Nwanze, a Nigerian More...

By admin On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

Africa Union urges for unity against ICC

Addis Ababa – The African Union (AU) is urging its members to “speak with one voice” against criminal proceedings at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against sitting presidents. The 54-nation More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

AU Summit -Food Security & Agriculture

Heads of state and government will meet at a summit organized by the African Union (AU) at Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, on Thursday. Erastus Mwencha, deputy chairman of the AU says discussions on peace and More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2014

Africa Union moves to promote Diaspora Investment

Discussions on how to increase diaspora investments on the continent are expected to dominate the African Union summit in Addis Ababa in two weeks. Speaking in Nairobi at a meeting of Kenya’s diaspora alliance, More...

By admin On Monday, May 27th, 2013

AU creates emergency military

Addis Ababa – African leaders decided on Monday to immediately establish a military rapid reaction force to deal with regional security emergencies, moving to reduce the continent’s reliance on outside More...

By admin On Monday, May 27th, 2013

Hollande to host an Africa Summit in Paris

Addis Ababa – French President Francois Hollande on Saturday invited African leaders to a “peace and security” summit later in the year. “I invite all African leaders to Paris for a meeting More...

By admin On Thursday, February 14th, 2013

UNFCCC partners East African Development Bank

    By Jepkemei  Gachomo, Nairobi, Kenya The United Nations has signed a partnership agreement with the East African Development Bank (EADB) to increase participation in clean development mechanism. The More...

By admin On Friday, January 25th, 2013

Africa’s natural resources must benefit the African people

Interview with Maged Abdelaziz, UN special adviser on Africa Africa Renewal  What are some of the greatest challenges in trying to get the international community to deal with Africa on its own terms, according More...