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...

SA’s SMEs vital for development

  By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains - 28 May 2012 A new finding has revealed that the Small and Medium Enterprises sector of South Africa is rising...

IMF executive board approves three-year, US$28.3 million extended credit facility arrangement and US$14.2 million...

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a new arrangement for The Gambia under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) in...

SA: NYDA to launch 2012 June Month program

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and the Office of the Presidency invites members of the media to a briefing to launch the 2012...

World Refugee Day 20 June in Soweto!

On 20th June, UNHCR together with partners will be commemorating World Refugee Day in Soweto. The event features a performance by the Soweto Gospel...

Airtel to invest USD 100 million in Rwanda

Manoj Kohli, CEO & Joint MD, Bharti Airtel, met with His Excellency the President of Rwanda to discuss the telecommunication company’s progress in the...

Launch of the 2012 African Economic Outlook

Special theme: Promoting Youth Employment All data on AfricanEconomicOutlook.org will be available as of 10:00 EAT (CEST/UTC+2) Monday, 28 May, 2012 to coincide with the...

Egypt: Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has been following with interest Egypt’s presidential election process. These historic elections, in which Egyptians will freely choose their President from amongst...

Ethiopia’s National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Ethiopia...

AU Comissioner reports on progress in implementation of CARMMA at the globalpower women’s meeting

African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs, Advocate Bience Gawanas has said that the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA) shows...

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