Facebook opens first Middle East and North Africa office

Facebook announced today the opening of its first Middle East and North Africa sales office. Based in Dubai, Facebook's MENA team will work with...

Ministers Fast and Baird Celebrate Canada-Africa Ties

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will attend the annual...

EALA passes conflict management bill / One Bill withdrawn, while three reports adopted by...

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has today passed the EAC Conflict Management Bill 2011 that shall see the region establish a Conflict Prevention,...

ECOWAS, Burkina Faso sign headquarters agreements for youth and sports centre, zonal observatory

The headquarters agreement for the Ouagadougou-based ECOWAS Youth and Sports Development Centre has been signed between the ECOWAS Commission and the Government of Burkina...

The African Development Bank turns a corner in its relations with Civil Society

The African Development Bank  will be hosting a Forum for Civil Society engagement in conjunction with its 2012 Annual Meetings in Arusha, Tanzania.  About...

Statement by the Spokesperson of the HR Ashton on the Presidential elections in Egypt

The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued...

Pan-African Parliament (PAP) Elects New President and Vice Presidents

The Pan-African Parliament (PAP) today elected a new President. He is Hon. Bethel Nnaemeka AMADI, MP from Nigeria, former First Vice President to Hon....

AfDB boosts Liberia’s government efforts to improve smallholder productivity

Liberia today received an African Development Bank Group grant of USD 46.50 million and an African Development Fund loan worth USD 6 million Liberia, today...

New York Forum AFRICA: Energy – Digital – Agriculture – Tourism – Diaspora… “Rethinking...

Libreville, Gabon, May 29, 2012/ -- D-10 – The first New York Forum AFRICA will be held in two weeks time, from 8 to 10 June 2012, in Libreville...

Japan donates US$6.5 million to WFP to fight hunger in Kenya

The government of Japan has contributed an additional US$6.5 million to the United Nation World Food Programme (WFP) to help the agency feed nearly...

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