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Commissioner Anthony Maruping stresses on need for Africa to strengthen policies and regional integration of its markets to improve investments

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March 26, 2017

 

 

Dakar, Senegal 26 March 2017 – Africa wants to create one of the most attractive economic zones through a homogenised customs union and economic community but regulation and weak integration hinder investment opportunities.

AUC Chairperson approves the deployment of an African Union Election Observation Mission to the Republic of The Gambia

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March 24, 2017

 

Addis Ababa, 24 March 2017: Following an invitation from the Government of the Republic of the Republic of The Gambia, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), His Excellency Moussa Faki Mahamat, has approved the deployment of an African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to The Gambia’s National Assembly Elections scheduled for 6 April 2017 from 27 March to 12 April 2017.

Africa Development Week opens in Dakar with clarion call for policies that cater for youth

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March 23, 2017

Dakar, Senegal, 23 March 2017 – African Experts in Finance and Economic affairs have gathered in Dakar from 23-25 March 2017 to exchange views on  “ Growth, inequality and unemployment” in preparation to the Tenth Joint Annual Meetings of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration and the Economic Commission for Africa’s Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development scheduled to take place on 27 and 28 March 2017, within the framework of the weeklong activities marking the

Domesticating the AU Malabo Declaration commitments into Ethiopia’s National Agriculture Investment Framework

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March 22, 2017

 

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, March 22, 2017 – The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia yesterday launched the process of domesticating the commitments of the AU 2014 Malabo Declaration on Africa Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation (3AGT), into their National Agriculture Investment Framework (NAIF).

 

Validation Workshop of the African Union Policy on Business and Human Rights

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March 21, 2017

 

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 21st March, 2017: The two-day validation workshop on the Draft AU Policy Framework on Human Rights and Business co-organized by the African Union Commission’s Department of Political Affairs and the European Union (EU) kicked off today Tuesday 21st March, 2017 at the African Union.  

African Ministers adopted the Declaration for the STC on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism (STC-TIIIET)

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March 20, 2017

 

 

Lomé, Togo, 17h March 2017: The Ministerial Session of the First Ordinary Session of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Intercontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism (STC-TIIIET), convened, on 17th March 2017, in Lomé, Togo, under the theme of “Financing Infrastructure in Africa”.

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s Regional Collaborating Centres in Africa agree on a strategic plan and roadmap for disease prevention and response in Africa

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March 20, 2017

Commit to work with each other to respond to disease epidemics that know no borders Addis Ababa, 17 March 2017- The meeting of the Regional Collaborating Centres of the recently-established Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Friday set priority actions for prevention, disease control and response to public health threats and emergencies on the continent.

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