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Authority works to establish genuine partnership with Africa owing to the availability of necessary resources and capabilities, says executive chairperson
Council’s agenda to focus on emerging security challenges in Africa
During his visit to Nigeria and Kenya, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hinted at the possibility of adding software for more African languages, to ease Africans’ access to the online social network’s applications.
After a thunderous explosion rocked SpaceX’s main launch pad in Florida, destroying a rocket and a satellite Facebook was going to use to beam Internet to parts of Africa, companies are counting the cost.
We will showcase Egypt’s efforts towards creating a better investment climate, says Khodair
Egypt, India keen to increase trade, cooperation, as India assists in renewable energy, vocational training development
The new axes of the export support programme were scheduled to be applied in July 2016, says minister
The sessions are expected to discuss gender and human rights, among other issues
Behind Turkey’s failed July coup lies a power struggle between Erdogan and the shadowy network of his former ally. The intra-Islamic and nationalist power struggle is shaping the future of the country.
African leaders conclude the sixth African Water Week in Tanzania
Africa may have a problem with unsustainable debt on its hands if it doesn’t manage to find other ways to finance development and cut off illicit financial flows, a new report from a United Nations trade body has said.
African leaders have come together in Rwanda this week for their 27th summit. Proposals include a new Africa-wide passport but most Africans are skeptical.
The Kigali summit addressed emerging conflicts and potential ways of inclusive growth
African leaders discussed on Sunday the launch of a free trade zone, among other common issues
The South African city of Durban is the venue for the 2016 World Aids Conference. Sub-Saharan Africa will feature prominently on the agenda, a region where the infection rate has decreased by over 40 percent since 2000.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met with his African counterparts from Sudan, Uganda, and Ghana during his current visit to Rwanda for the African Union (AU) meetings. Shoukry held bilateral talks with the ministers on the sidelines of the AU assembly, according to state-news agency MENA. During the meetings, he discussed the current security …
The summit’s theme is ‘2016: African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women’
The Nile flows through 11 African nations and serves as key source of freshwater – but sharing this resource is politically tricky. A unique project works to resolve conflicts and promote sustainable use – through music.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. His huge country is looking for raw materials and allies in its quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.
The Israeli prime minister met with African leaders, asserting that the continent “has no better friend than Israel”
Israel’s prime minister has pledged to help Africa fight terrorism on day two of his tour of the continent. Netanyahu said that in matters of security, Africa had no better friend than the state of Israel.
The Israeli prime minister held a summit with seven African leaders in Uganda, along with representatives from 50 Israeli companies
Fleeing war, drought and poverty , an increasing number of people from the Horn of Africa are heading south en route to South Africa. After arrival, many face arrest, deportation and xenophobia.
South Korea is waging a diplomatic campaign to wean nations in far-flung parts of the world off their alliances with North Korea. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
The recent refugee crisis in the Arab world and Europe has taken the spotlight off Sub-Saharan Africa. But a new report by UNHCR reveals that the situation in Africa in 2015 was also grim. Here is a graphical overview.
The UK referendum on whether to stay in the EU will have an impact far beyond Europe. Africans are also watching closely – and have to prepare to deal with the vote’s consequences for themselves as well.
The initiative needs at least $20bn of investments before 2020, says UN statement
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is on a two-nation tour of Africa as part of efforts to strengthen his country’s influence on the continent.
Mohamed Abdelaziz’s death comes during a tense period over the territory’s status
UNEP Kenya representative demands an apology from Egypt over alleged misconduct