Africa must prioritise industrialisation for growth

Pretoria - Although the African continent is the next growth frontier, it must prioritise industrialisation and regional economic diversification, says Trade and Industry Minister...

Zimbabwe: WFP buy local scheme helps farmers

HARARE, 27 December 2011 (IRIN) - Veteran small-scale farmer Trynos Mamombe has returned to maize farming after two years, thanks to a multi-partner initiative...

Zuma calls for strong partnerships to address economic challenges

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma says there is a need to stimulate South Africa's economy in the face of deteriorating world markets and labour...

African leaders urged to invest in jobs, infrastructure and protecting development gains

The title for this year’s African Economic Conference will be “Inclusive and Sustainable Development in an Age of Economic Uncertainty” Opening an unprecedented gathering of...

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....

BADEA’s Director General in Niger

H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz KHELEF, Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), will arrive Monday, the 19th of December 2011,...

SA: All eyes on Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa - South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has arrived in the capital of Ethiopia, where a vote this week by...

Largest and Most Diverse Digital Music Platform in Africa created

The Premier Digital Distribution Service Signs Top Acts within Africa and Allows Independent Artists to Upload Music to Create Largest and Most Diverse Digital...

Orange to accelerate development of mobile web applications and streamline customer billing

On February 27 at Mobile World Congress 2012, Orange announced that it is working with Facebook and other industry  leaders on initiatives to create new...

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations of Italy funds FAO’s USD 1.3...

The FAO Representative in Uganda, Mr. Alhaji Jallow and the Italian Ambassador to Uganda, His Excellency Stefano A. Dejak have today signed an agreement...

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