The EU-Africa nexus: promise and purpose

Only by recognizing and sharing the values derived from its unique transnational experience can Europe meet the promise of its holistic partnership with Africa.

World Export Development Forum Opens in Ethiopia

The World Export Development Forum (WEDF) was opened in Addis Ababa today under the theme “Trade and Invest in One Africa.”

US to Terminate Cameroon’s Preferential Trade Status

The White House plans to end Cameroon's preferential trade status in 2020 because of alleged human rights violations, a charge the West African nation’s government disputes.  

Statement on the 2019 Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, participated in the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum in Sochi on 23 and 24...

UK-Africa summit will help Kenya attract investment for Big 4

Next year, London will host the first ever UK-Africa Investment Summit, bringing together businesses, governments and international institutions to encourage investment in a range of...

Ethiopia’s PM Dr Abiy Ahmed Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize of 2019 was awarded to Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia “for his efforts to achieve peace and international...

Japan Pushes Need for Sustainable African Development in dig at China

Leaders from Japan and Africa on Friday agreed on the need for infrastructure development that takes into account a country's ability to pay off...

Ethiopia Breaks Tree Planting World Record

Ethiopia breaks World Record by planting more than 353 million trees in 12 hours. Ethiopians have planted 353,633,660 trees seedlings...

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UK-Africa trade and investment: who benefits?

There has been much hype about a major Africa investment summit being hosted by the UK. Attended by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and an array of royals,...

Airtel Africa enters money transfer partnership with Western Union

Airtel Africa and Western Union have launched a remittance service to allow customers to send and receive international money transfers from their phones using...

UK signs African trade agreements before Brexit

The UK government says it has signed 11 trade agreements with African countries, just over a week before it officially leaves the European...