Daily Archives: February 7, 2020

Africa Needs to Reduce Food Import,Boost Productivity, Says Rural Economy, Agriculture Commissioner

African countries need to steadfastly engage in reducing food imports and boost commercial productivity, AU Rural Economy and Agriculture Commissioner said.

Briefing journalists today, Rural Economy and Agriculture Commissioner Josefa …

FAO Requests 70 Million USD Urgently to Control Locust

The Food and Agriculture Organization urgently requested today 70 million USD to support rapid control actions and take measures to prevent a deterioration in the food security situation aggravated by …

Investment, Exports Increasingly Driving African Growth Performance: AEO

Investment and exports are increasingly driving African growth performance while its dynamics is mainly underpinned by domestic demand, the African Economic Outlook 2020 revealed.

According to the AEO, growth's fundamentals …

Djibouti, Zimbabwe Presidents Arrived in Addis for AU Summit

Djibouti's President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa have arrived in Addis Ababa to attend the 33th African Union Summit scheduled to take place from 9-10 February …

Ethiopia Elected Member of African Peace and Security Council

Ethiopia is elected member of the African Peace and Security Council, AUC Legal Counsel Negm disclosed.

In a press briefing she gave today, Ambassador Namira Negm said the African Union …

Regional Integration Agenda, Investment on Power Progressing Well, Says Mahboub Maalim

The former IGAD Executive Secretary, Mahboub Maalim, said the regional integration agenda and investment in the power infrastructure sector is progressing well.

In an exclusive interview with ENA, Kenya Power …

Study Says Human Rights Violations in Places of Conflict, Crisis Situations Need Attention

African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights launched today a research finding on human rights violation in places of conflict and crisis situations.

Conflict and crisis situations are perhaps the …

Africa Implementing Wide-ranging Transformative Agenda: AU Commissioner for Political Affairs

Africa will fortify the efforts on good governance with competent and innovative institutions governed by transformative leadership to realize an integrated, prosperous and peaceful continent, AU Commissioner for Political Affairs …