The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors (www.AfDB.org) on Wednesday approved $27.33 million in grants to boost the African Union’s (AU) efforts to mobilize a continental response to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has died aged 95.
The 29th Oversight Committee (OC) meeting of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Special Fund held at the headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ended with calls for increased investments to accelerate the closure of Africa’s infrastructure gap.
The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership after the military launched a brutal crackdown on protesters that killed dozens of people.
Prioritizing food safety in Africa emphasized as implementation of Malabo Commitments gather momentum
Members of the food safety community, predominantly, focal points of National Committees on Codex Alimentarius in AU member states committed to support the Africa food safety agenda programmes, particularly, the Africa Food Safety Index (AFSI), an information and data gathering tool on food safety.
The African Union Commission Deputy Chairperson Amb. Kwesi Quartey receives the Japanese Foreign Minister, Mr. Taro Kono
The Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro Kono, has implored AU Commission to resume the High Level Policy Dialogue between the AU and Japan to discuss concrete measures to enhance cooperation between Africa and Japan.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conference, which took place in New York.