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West African Monetary Institute signs $2m grant agreement on capacity building

The West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) and the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), have signed a $2 million grant agreement to strengthen the ability...

MasterCard Opens East African Regional HQs in Kenya

Global payments solutions firm MasterCard on Thursday launched its official East African regional headquarters in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, bringing the number of the firm’s...

African Union Hosts Fund-Raising Luncheon for the Pan-African University (PAU)

African Union Hosts Fund-Raising Luncheon for the Pan-African University (PAU)ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 2, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union (AU) on...

Samia commends African leaders for adopting regional integration

Madam Samia Yaba Nkrumah, Chairperson of Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP) has commended African leaders and thinkers for their strong consensus to adopt regional integration...

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union appoints a Special Representative for...

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union appoints a Special Representative for LibyaADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 1, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ —...

Airtel Money spreads to other African countries

Airtel announced on Tuesday that its mobile money platform, Airtel Money, was spreading to other African countries with the latest being Uganda which has...

African Cup of Nations: History favours Ghana against Guinea

History favours Ghana’s Black Stars ahead of their meeting with the Syli Nationale of Guinea in their 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Group C...

Bez Becomes 1st African To Premiere Video on BET’s 106 & Park

Over the past months, we have all anticipated the video to Bez’s hit track “That Stupid Song” ft Praise. He brings our thoughts and...

Van Vicker To Receive Creative Award At The 20th Annual Pan African Film Festival

Van Vicker The Pan African Film Festival, the most prestigious international film festival in the US,  will honor award-winning African movie actor Van Vicker with...

Eighteenth Ordinary Session of the African Union ends with postponement of Commissioners elections to...

Eighteenth Ordinary Session of the African Union ends with postponement of Commissioners elections to June in MalawiADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 1, 2012/African Press Organization...

Presidential Proclamation — National African American History Month, 2012

Presidential Proclamation — National African American History Month, 2012WASHINGTON, February 1, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The story of African Americans is a story...

Two editors given jail terms in Central African Republic

Two editors given jail terms in Central African RepublicNEW YORK, February 1, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The convictions of two journalists in the...

African Union and World Bank Hold High-Level Consultations

African Union and World Bank Hold High-Level ConsultationsADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 1, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On the heels of the 18th African...

HIV – AIDS at the center of discussions of the general assembly of the...

HIV – AIDS at the center of discussions of the general assembly of the Organisation of African First Ladies (OAFLA)ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 1,...

African Cup of Nations: Stars aim at a clean sheet against Guinea

Ghana’s Black Stars will aim at keeping a clean sheet when they face the Sylii Nationale of Guinea in their last Group D duel...

African Cup of Nations: Sudan reach historic last eight with crucial win

Sudan reached a historic quarter final at the Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 win over Burkina Faso on Monday at the Estadio...

African Cup of Nations: Injury free Stars battle for places

Players of the Black Stars continue to battle for starting roles in the team with only 24hours to their last Group D duel against...

GIMPA, African Capacity Building Foundation sign $3m pact

A $3 million grant agreement, was on Monday signed between the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and the African Capacity Building...

Malaria / Funding Gaps Threaten Momentum in Malaria Fight, African Leaders Declare President Ellen...

Malaria / Funding Gaps Threaten Momentum in Malaria Fight, African Leaders Declare President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Named Chair of African Effort to End Malaria...

Malaria fight wins Kikwete African recognition

President Jakaya Kikwete President Jakaya Kikwete was on Monday awarded for leadership excellence in the campaign aimed at eradicating malaria in Tanzania and Africa. The...

African Union opens new $200m HQ

The building in Addis is seen as a symbol of China's new role in Africa The African Union has inaugurated its newly built headquarters...

Africa / Opening Remarks to Regional Journalists on the Margins of African Union Summit

Africa / Opening Remarks to Regional Journalists on the Margins of African Union SummitWASHINGTON, January 30, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — RemarksWilliam J. BurnsDeputy...

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia) and President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (Tanzania) to announce new...

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia) and President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (Tanzania) to announce new leadership and key commitments by 41 African Presidents in malaria...

18th AU Summit / President Thomas Yayi Boni elected as Chairperson of the African...

18th AU Summit / President Thomas Yayi Boni elected as Chairperson of the African Union for 2012ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 30, 2012/African Press Organization...

Spinlet Debuts Digital Distribution Technology for African Markets at Midem 2012

Spinlet Debuts Digital Distribution Technology for African Markets at Midem 2012    SAN FRANCISCO, January 28, 2012/PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa’s Most Diverse...

African solutions needed to fight Aids – UNAIDS

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe has called on African governments to take a greater share of AIDS investments. Speaking on...

Ban urges African countries to entrench civil, political and economic rights

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged African countries to entrench civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights to boost stability and development in the continent....

African Leaders Urged to Respect Gay Rights

The secretary-general of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. has told African leaders it is time for them to respect gay rights.Speaking Sunday before the...

Allan Kyeremanten: African Union’s (AU) Honoring Of Nkrumah Is Symbolic

A former Trade Minister of Ghana, Mr Allan Kyeremanten, has described the decision of the African Union (AU), to honour Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo...

Yvonne Chaka Chaka becomes first African woman to receive WEF’s Crystal Award

  Yvonne Ntombizodwa Chaka Chaka sings during the Crystal Award Ceremony at the Opening of the WEF Annual Meeting. Photo credit: WEF South African singer...