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Among the development, partners are the African Development Bank which plans to contribute $10bn over five years, and the Islamic Development Bank, which intends to provide $5bn.
Maait added that the corporation contributes to providing soft financing for public and private sector projects in a way that helps in achieving development goals and enhancing the capabilities of the Egyptian economy for sustainable growth through green projects.
Menendez called for an immediate ceasefire in northern Ethiopia and accountability for perpetrators of human rights abuses
The conference was organised by the International Telecommunication Union in the Romanian capital Bucharest from 26 September to 14 October with the participation of more than 180 countries.
Winners will be celebrated in the Green Zone side events at COP 27
More than 70% of North Ghana’s population live in disadvantaged rural areas. The region scores lower than the south in most development terms.
Public health messaging is critical and has worked well for Uganda in past Ebola outbreaks.
Speaking during the virtual launch of the 2022 Edition of the Africa Risk-Reward Index report, the experts said the continent should confront emerging threats of sporadic conflicts, climatic shocks, and policy and regulatory uncertainties to sustain economic growth.
Recently elected President of Angola João Lourenço appointed on Tuesday the members of his Cabinet, the new executive, as well as country’s new provincial governors. The new government consists of 23 ministers and is headed by the president of the Republic in accordance with the Constitution. The Angolan president also appointed 18 new governors.
The world must see Africa for what it is: a land of enormous potential and resources, he told the inaugural meeting of the Global African Business Initiative (GABI). “Guided by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s Agenda 2063, we can and must shift the paradigm.”
A real-life queen has, in the past decade, been restored in both history books and the hearts of the people of Benin. Queen Tassi Hangbé reigned from 1716 to 1718 and is sometimes credited as founding the corps.
At the end of 2021, South Africa recorded its highest unemployment rate since the dawn of democracy, at 35.3%. The figure has marginally dropped but there is still concern about how the country will tackle this issue. Dori Posel spoke to Trudi Makhaya, economic advisor to South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, as well as Kenneth …
The Aviation Africa Summit and Exhibition 2022 opened Monday in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, with participants discussing how the industry can accelerate recovery, promote sustainability and enhance the customer experience. The Aviation Africa Summit is an opportunity to begin the work of making the aviation industry on the continent more sustainable and resilient against future shocks, …
Kenya’s outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday held a meeting with his successor William Ruto
For the first time in Miss Namibia history, four representatives will feature on different international platforms, an executive announced Monday.
Somali National Army (SNA) backed by local militia dubbed Ma’awisley killed more than 100 Al-Shabab militants and liberated over 20 villages during security operations carried out in two regional states on Sunday, the government said. The Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism said the operations were conducted in Galmudug, Hirshabelle and South-West States. “The terror …
It is based on Nigeria’s most famous play, Death and the King’s Horseman, written in 1975 by Nobel Prize-winning author, activist and academic Wole Soyinka.
The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomed the announcement by the Regional Government of Tigray of its commitment for a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Ethiopia, as well as its willingness to participate in an African Union-led peace process, according to a Sunday press release. The statement added that …
This is contained in the resolutions announced at the conclusion of the five-day Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) summit held in Rwanda’s capital city Kigali.
Members of the diplomatic community in Ghana and guests from other traditional areas in Ghana and neighbouring Togo joined yam fesrtival celebration.
DRC President Tshisekedi thanked EAC for the deployment of the joint force, saying that instability in his country has been ongoing for over two decades.
Zimbabwe’s reconstruction works are being conducted mostly using locally mobilized resources, and are being undertaken by local contractors.
Buhari charged the national economic committee to look inward in addressing the issues peculiar to Nigeria.
The minister stressed Egypt’s keenness to put financing and adaptation at the heart of the COP27’s discussions
Madbouly added that the continent is full of diverse natural resources shared by multiple countries.
Tony Blair, President of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and former British Prime Minister said that the Sharm El-Sheikh Guidebook for Just Financing is a practical tool that identifies the challenges caused by climate change to leverage public and private sector finances to mitigate and adapt with them. This came on the sidelines …
AfCFTA is a key solution that helps Africa strike a balance between climate action and sustainable development.
EBRD President Basso made the announcement during the second edition of the Egypt-International Cooperation Forum (Egypt-ICF)
The second edition of Egypt-ICF 2022 and the Meeting of African Ministers of Finance, Economy and Environment for COP27, kicked off on Wednesday at the New Administrative Capital. Egypt ICF200 is being held Under the patronage and in the presence of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Egypt-ICF witnessed the attendance of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa …
During the inauguration ceremony, the president stressed the growing concerns on the issue of climate change, which has become present in the world’s consciousness. “I can say that it is a priority on the sustainable development agenda,” he said.