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AU Says Sci-Technology is Key to Changing Africa

African Union (AU) Commission Deputy Chairperson Kwesi Quartey on Tuesday called for concerted efforts in harnessing science and technology to transform societies in Africa. Quartey...
African Union headquarters

AU emphasizes need to analyze migration within context of Africa’s social protection systems

The African Union (AU) on Tuesday underscored the need to analyze the impact of migration in the countries of origin within the context of...
Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s first botanic garden opens with the agenda of conservation

Ethiopia has recently opened its first botanic garden with an eye to making it a center of education, research and conservation in Ethiopia and...

U.S Embassy In Addis Ababa Launches Its Annual Video Competition Dubbed: “I Stand For...

The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa has announced the theme of its annual video competition: “I Stand for Peace”. The Embassy invites all current...
African Union headquarters

AU Gears Up for Financial independence

The African Union's financial independence is gaining momentum as the African continent seeks autonomy from reliance on outside sources. Advancing institutional reforms and financial autonomy...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

AU Official Commends China and pledges to establish deep cooperation

As African leaders concluded their two-day gathering as part of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU), officials have...
A view of the 26th AU summit is seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

China and Africa Agree to Boost Cooperation in the area of peace and security

China and African Union (AU) member countries have reiterated their joint commitment to strengthening cooperation in peace and security through the successful implementation of...
china-liberia

AU Official Praises Cordial Peace and Security Relationship with China

African Union (AU) Peace and Security Commissioner Smail Chergui on Monday hailed the solid peace and security cooperation with China. Speaking to Xinhua, Chergui said...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

AU Summit Concludes with a call to prioritise welfare of the aged African

Egyptian Minister of Magic Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday wrapped up the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

African Leaders Considering Tangible Outcomes at Summit

African leaders are expected to come up with concrete results as the African continent tries to tackle migration and forced displacement, an official told...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

AU Summit Ends with a Vow to Prioritise African People Welfare

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday wrapped up the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters...
Logo of the African Union

AU’s Financial Independence picks up speed as Africa aspires autonomy

The African Union's financial independence is gaining momentum as the African continent aspires autonomy from reliance on outside sources. Advancing institutional reforms and financial...
Liu Xianfa (L), then Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, distributes maize donated by Chinese government to refugees at the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, June 7, 2017. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

China find measures as Africa fights for answers to forced displacements

China has joined the international community to provide material aid and technical support to tackle Africa's growing refugee problem and forced internal displacements, winning...

AUC ,AfDB reaffirm commitment to accelerate Africa’s economic transformation.

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Moussa Faki Mahamat and the President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina, met in Addis...
Antonio Guterres

Africa, Motivation to Global Efforts Against Forced Displacement

The world has drawn constant inspiration from Africa's leadership and vision towards finding lasting solutions to forced displacement, the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres,...
A Libya Dawn tank fires near Libya's capital city of Tripoli, on March 11, 2015. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between Libya Dawn militants and pro-government forces in the Ajaylat area some 80 kilometers west of Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

UN Chief Wants Political Process, Reconciliation in Libya

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for concerted efforts towards uniting the Libyan people to advance the political process and reconciliation among...
Migration by boat

African Leaders Find Solutions to Migration Crisis

African leaders, under the umbrella of the African Union (AU), have embarked on finding lasting solutions to Africa's migration and refugee crisis. African leaders, who...
Hailemariam Desalegn

Ex-Ethiopian PM Will Lead AU Election Observer Mission in Nigeria

Former Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will lead an African Union (AU) election observation mission to observe Nigeria's upcoming general elections, an AU official...
Akufo-Addo

Africa Must Never Give Way to Slavery Ever Again – Akufo-Addo

Africans should never again permit themselves to be subjected to the dehumanising conditions under which slavery was carried out, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...
President AU

African Heads of State Urged to Up Their Game on SDGs Implementation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Sunday, expressing his faith in a foreseeable prosperous Africa, urged the leaders to strengthen their commitment, and scale up...
climate change

Africa’s Development Thwarted by Insecurity and Climate Change

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has pointed out peace and security as well as climate change as the two major challenges the African...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

AU will be launching the continental free trade zone this July

The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Trade and Industry Albert Muchanga on Sunday said he expected the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to...

U.S. Embassy launches second hackathon in Addis Ababa

The theme of the second hackathon, held at the American Center in Addis Ababa, was “digital identification” The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa has launched...
Brazil Africa Forum 2018, held in Salvador of Bahia, Brazil, on November 22, 23

Brazil Has Africa’s Interest At Heart – Prof. João Bosco Monte

“Africa is going to be the one leading the path for development in the next years and Brazil can not lose sight of the...
Stakeholders

HelpAge International pleads for older refugees, IDPs at 32nd AU Summit

Ahead of the 32nd African Union Summit of the Heads of Government and State, HelpAge International and its network in Africa have called upon...

By 2020 Africa Would Have Its Working-Age Population At 1 Billion

Africa's working-age population is expected to rise from 705 million in 2018 to nearly 1 billion by 2030, leading to higher unemployment in the...
Photo of some health professionals (right) attending to patients (left)

Historic leadership conference seeks greater investment in the health sector

Delegates at a high-profile health-themed conference held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Saturday called for more investments to ensure universal health coverage in...
Urban migration

Pan-African Institution Collaborate to Curb Climate Related Migration in Africa

Pan-African institutions on Saturday stressed concerted efforts toward finding lasting solutions to the intertwined challenges of migration, food security and climate change, as well...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Intra-African Trade Expected to Rise by 15% Through Free Trade Execution

The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is expected to raise intra-African trade by 15 percent, an African Development Bank (AfDB)...
Urban migration

Pan-African institutions jointly solve climate-induced migration, displacement in Africa

Pan-African institutions on Saturday stressed concerted efforts toward finding lasting solutions to the intertwined challenges of migration, food security and climate change, as well...

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