Leadership baton changes hand at ECA as Janneh retires

The staff and management of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) await their new Under Secretary-General and Executive Secretary following the retirement...

Merck Launches “Merck More Than a Mother” Campaign in Partnership with Uganda Ministry of...

“Merck More than a Mother“ Campaign will improve access to regulated, effective and safe fertility care. Merck announces the start of their pan- African “More...

Niger’s President Issoufou Meets with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi

BEIJING, China, January 6, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On January 4, 2012, Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou met with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang...

Public Deserves More Information on NEPAD’s Achievements, Challenges

The Director of the Economic Development and NEPAD Division ECA’s has said that officials and experts working on the implementation of the New Partnership...

Africa: Rural Women Are Leading the Way – Will the World Follow

Mbarara — The United Nations' 56th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) opened Monday in New York, with the empowerment...

SA: Presidency clarifies $2bn IMF commitment

Pretoria - The Presidency on Wednesday moved to correct misconceptions about South Africa's $2 billion commitment to the International Monetary Fund's firewall fund. "This is...

ECOWAS member states achieve impressive macro economic performance in 2012

The Director of the Multilateral Surveillance of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Lassané Kaboré, has praised the economic performance achieved by most Community Member States...

South Africa and Australasia may have to ‘share’ SKA

Speculation is growing that South Africa and Australia may be asked to join forces in building and operating the Square Kilometre Array – the world's most...

Ban launches high-level group to mobilize action on sustainable energy for all

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the members of a high-level group tasked with mobilize action among governments, the private sector and civil society for one...

Microsoft combine with the British Council to build 90 more digital hubs in Sub-Saharan...

By: Marc McIlhone - AfricanBrains In 2010 Microsoft and The British Council teamed up to provide digital hubs in schools throughout Africa. Since the launch...

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