Directors welcomed the progress made in restoring peace and stability, but however, noted that Lesotho continues to face significant challenges, stemming mainly from the declining Southern African Customs Union (SACU) revenues and high government expenditures.
UN Secretary General, African Development Bank President agree to strengthen ties and push development agenda in Africa
Development impact on the continent and security in the Sahel were among the top issues discussed in a recent meeting between United Nations Secretary General António Guterres and African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina in New York.
NASA’s new satellite to observe near-global measurements of carbon dioxide on land and sea will hitch a ride to the International Space Station on a Space-X Dragon capsule, launched on a Falcon 9 rocket.
HarvestPlus announced today that Arun Baral will be the global program’s next chief executive officer (CEO) to lead its work to address the serious nutrition and health impacts of micronutrient deficiencies in low- and middle-income countries by improving agriculture and food systems.
African Union Commission (AUC) H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat has launched
the “1 Million By 2021 Initiative” to reach millions of African youth from across the continent with opportunities to accelerate socioeconomic development on the continent.
Zambia’s growth is projected to slow from 3.7 percent in 2018 to 2.3 percent in 2019, lower than earlier envisages due to the impact of the drought on agricultural production, according to an IMF staff monitoring team.
AfCFTA Agreement secures minimum threshold of 22 ratification as Sierra Leone and the Saharawi Republic deposit instruments
The Chairperson of the AUC Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, flanked by the African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, His Excellency Albert Muchanga received two (2) deposits of instruments of ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement today.