23 Dec 2020
• As AU urges members to start trading under new treaty The African Union (AU) has stated that the principle of reciprocity would define the exchange of tariff concessions between state parties under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Besides, the African Union Heads of State and Government has underscored the urgent need for…
17 Nov 2020
Former Ghanaian president, Jerry John Rawlings, who died last Thursday in Accra at the age of 73, always seemed to be an indestructible symbol of male virility.
4 Nov 2020
With the Rules of Origin (RoO) threatening to “make or break” the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), the African Union has said negotiations are in an advanced stage to ensure that decisions will support local production and protect industries.
9 Oct 2020
The African Union on Friday lifted its suspension of Mali which went into effect after a military coup toppled the West African nation's government in August.
6 Sep 2020
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), on Sunday, said the number of coronavirus positive cases has risen to 1,291,724 in the continent.
25 Aug 2020
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), said it provided a $5 million institutional support grant to the African Union (AU), to establish the African Continental Free Trade Area
20 Jul 2020
African leaders are expected to hold a summit on July 21 to discuss a controversial mega-dam on the Nile River that has caused...
14 Jul 2020
A move by the African Refiners & Distributors Association (ARA), and the African Union (AU), to ensure a common standard for the importation and refining of petroleum products
27 Jun 2020
Ethiopia said Saturday it was on schedule to begin filling a controversial mega-dam on the Blue Nile River within weeks but vowed to try resolving its dispute with downstream
7 Jun 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari´s decision to substitute Mr. Yonov Frederick Agah with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Nigeria´s candidate in the race for the prestigious position of Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has stoked a combination of issues. The nomination of the former Managing Director of the World Bank, who served previous Nigerian governments…
30 May 2020
Fifteen leaders of the African Union (AU), all of them former heads of states of their respective countries, have jointly issued a caution note to the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank
27 May 2020
In commemoration of this year’s Africa Day, the Africa Union Commission (AUC) and the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) hosted a live virtual solidarity concert