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Dr Emmanuel Akwetey

IDEG asks African leaders to design people oriented transformational policies

The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) has urged African leaders to pursue a people-centred and planet-sensitive transformational programmes in line with the Africa Union’s (AU)...
Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah

Prof. Danquah Urges African Leaders to Do More for Agriculture

Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, the Founding Director of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana, on Wednesday urged African governments...
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...
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...
African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat (L) shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting in Beijing on February 8, 2018.

Nation State vs Ethnicity: AU Chairman and African Leaders Congratulate China’s “Dark Side” of...

China is Making History with Moon Landing Senegalese President Macky Sall congratulated China for the success of its Chang’e-4 mission to deploy a lunar rover...
elephants

African Leaders Seek $1billion For Elephant Conservation

African leaders have called on international donors to commit $1 billion over the next 12 years to save Africa’s remaining elephants. The call was made...
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African Leaders Urged to Guard Their Positions religiously

African leaders in positions of trust have been advised against abusing such positions as it could impede economic growth, distort competitions, inhibit development and...
World Press Freedom Day

GJA urge African leaders to pledge to press freedom

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has urged African leaders to renew their commitment to the ideals of the continental body, the African Union (AU). A...
Corruption

AU Day: African Leaders Must Lead Corruption Fight

Mrs Mary Addah, the Programmes Manager of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the local chapter of the Transparency International, has entreated African leaders to show...
Corruption

African leaders advised to devote to corruption preventive procedures

Africa needs to invest in corruption prevention strategies if the continent is to achieve sustainable development that will not leave anyone behind, Ms Bience...
Malaria

African leaders urged to renew commitment against malaria

The African Union (AU) on has underlined the need to renew the commitment towards eliminating malaria in Africa by 2030, which robs the continent...

Parliament charge ministry to investigate alleged slave auction in Libya

Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to collaborate with the United...
Urban migration

EU/Africa Summit: Slave auction footage shades light on migration deals

Shocking footage of a slave auction of migrants in Libya released by CNN must serve as a wake-up call to European and African leaders...
Agriculture in Africa

African leaders Poised To Transform The Agricultural Sector

The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) has said, Africa’s agriculture sector and agribusiness, are projected to create US$1 trillion industries in the...
extractive sector

Civil society seethes over African leaders’ lip-service to transparency in extractive sector

African leaders are quick to ratify international transparency provisions for the extractive industry but are shy to implement them, civil society players attending the...

AASU Marks 2017 Africa Youth Day

Today, the youth is celebrated, around Africa as they have been recognized as key partners in all the efforts geared toward the development of...
African population

Africa’s 3rd Industrial Development Decade The Political Assurance Front

African leaders, UN officials, and representatives of international finance institutions and of the private sector met on Thursday, September 21 at the United Nations...
Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian president urges African leaders to invest in the youth

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday called on African leaders to invest in the youth in order to end the risks they undertake traversing...

Change of mindsets and attitudes imperative for a new Africa

This week, a team of experts advising on African Union reform met with President Kagame in Gabiro where he was chairing the annual National...

Nana Addo To Address The Nation On Feb. 22

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday, February 21, deliver his maiden State of the Nation Address (SONA) to Parliament. This will be in...
African leaders

African Leaders Reminded To Keep Anti-Corruption Pledges

African leaders who win elections on the anti-corruption platform must ensure that they lived up to their pledges to deliver corruption-free services to...
Climate change

African Leaders Committed To Addressing Climate Change

African Heads of State and Government marked Africa Day in the Africa Pavilion at the UNFCCC 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) today with focused...
nuclear

Nuclear Power Could Resolve Africa’s Energy Crisis

“Africa, being a continent suffering from electricity deficit, won't be able to bring all its potential into life without meeting energy needs for its...
mining

Call On African Leaders To Explore Potentials Extractive Sector

A good negotiation deal, according to Mr George Lugalambi, the Media Capacity Development Officer of the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), an NGO in...
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African leaders must exhibit selflessness-Rev Dr. Mbogo

The Reverend Dr. Stephen Mbogo, the Team Leader, said they must be God-fearing and pursue human-centered programmes to advance the welfare of the people. ...
unfpa

African Leaders and Partners pledge to invest in youth and women

African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, agreed today on more international actions...
Ghana-healthcare

Prime Minister Abe Joins Universal Health Coverage Event

1. On Friday, August 26, commencing at 4:55 p.m. (local time; 10:55 p.m., Japan time) for approximately 15 minutes, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is...
The fifth Applied Research Conference in Africa (ARCA)

Cape Coast: African Researchers Conference Opens

Delivering a lecture on the theme, Professor Bashir Garba, Secretary to the Sokoto State, Nigeria, said the Governments must, therefore, provide policy guidelines and...
UNDP and Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials in a group photograph

UNDP holds policy forum on elections conduct in Africa

The Maendeleo Policy Forum aims at providing space for African leaders, international mediators and negotiators, researchers, policy makers, and development practitioners to debate on...

Our African Leaders Are Without Wisdom – Bishop Mills

He these leaders lack the ability to implement the knowledge acquired for the development of their countries. “Even though most of these leaders...