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Senior African officials meet ahead of 29th AU summit - Xinhua

Senior African officials meet ahead of 29th AU summitXinhuaADDIS ABABA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The 31st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) kicked off on Friday in the framework of the 29th AU summit in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. In their two-day meeting, the foreign ministers ...and more »

Kalaba at AU - ZNBC;

Kalaba at AU - ZNBC

ZNBCKalaba at AUZNBCMeetings of various policy organs of the African Union -AU- are underway in Addis Ababa Ethiopia ahead of the 29th Ordinary summit of the Heads of State and Government. The Executive Council of the AU, which is the body of Ministers of Foreign Affairs ...and more »

AccorHotels expands in Ethiopia with signing of new hotel in Addis Ababa - eTurboNews;

AccorHotels expands in Ethiopia with signing of new hotel in Addis Ababa - eTurboNews

eTurboNewsAccorHotels expands in Ethiopia with signing of new hotel in Addis AbabaeTurboNewsAccorHotels group and Tsemex Hotels and Business Plc are joining hands to finalize the construction of a new 218 keys MGallery by Sofitel hotel near the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. After the announcement of the signature ...and more »

AUC chief calls for new approach to resolve peace, security challenges - Journalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (registration)

AUC chief calls for new approach to resolve peace, security challengesJournalducameroun.com - English - (press release) (registration)The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called for a new approach to resolve peace and security challenges in Africa.Mahamat made the call in his remarks to open the 31st ordinary session of the AU Executive ...and more »

AU meetings open in Addis - Lusaka Times;

AU meetings open in Addis - Lusaka Times

Lusaka TimesAU meetings open in AddisLusaka TimesMinister of foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba and Ugandan Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kahamba Kutesa at the official opening of the African Union Executive Council meeting in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Meetings of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) ...and more »

African leaders' summit to focus on investment in youth - New Business Ethiopia

African leaders' summit to focus on investment in youthNew Business EthiopiaFocusing on investment in the youth, the African Heads of State 29th Summit is to take place in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa on the 3rd and 4th of July. The July Summit will be the second under the theme “Harnessing the demographic dividend ...and more »

AU aims to implement free trade plan by end of 2017 - Anadolu Agency;

AU aims to implement free trade plan by end of 2017 - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyAU aims to implement free trade plan by end of 2017Anadolu AgencyA plan to create a single continental market for goods and services in Africa would be implemented by end of this year, African Union Trade and Industry Commissioner Albert M. Muchunga said. “…Negotiations are moving in the right direction and at the ...and more »

Feature: CFTA, new opportunities for African youth - Xinhua

Feature: CFTA, new opportunities for African youthXinhuaADDIS ABABA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The African Union (AU) is taking various measures to realize the Continental Free Trade Area in Africa (CFTA), which officials say will bring immense benefits to the continent's young population. The AU summit in 2012 ...and more »

Chinese-funded airport project in Ethiopia to be completed next January - Coastweek

Chinese-funded airport project in Ethiopia to be completed next JanuaryCoastweekADDIS ABABA, (Xinhua) -- Expansion work on Ethiopia's largest airport the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is expected to be finished just in time for the 30th Ordinary Summit of the African Union in January 2018. The statement was sent to Xinhua ...and more »

AU reform, peace among top issues at 29th AU summit - Coastweek;

AU reform, peace among top issues at 29th AU summit - Coastweek

CoastweekAU reform, peace among top issues at 29th AU summitCoastweekADDIS ABABA, (Xinhua) -- The 29th African Union (AU) summit, which opened in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Tuesday with the 34th session of the AU Permanent Representative Committee (PRC), has top agenda including AU reform and peace and ...and more »

24 African leaders expected to attend AU summit in Ethiopia - Coastweek

24 African leaders expected to attend AU summit in EthiopiaCoastweekADDIS ABABA, (Xinhua) -- Twenty-four African leaders are expected to attend the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union from July 3-4 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The information was given on Thursday ...and more »

FROM MAGAZINE: Better Technology Infrastructure to improve Africa's perishable export - STAT Times (registration);

FROM MAGAZINE: Better Technology Infrastructure to improve Africa's perishable export - STAT Times (registration)

STAT Times (registration)FROM MAGAZINE: Better Technology Infrastructure to improve Africa's perishable exportSTAT Times (registration)Global CCA Perishable Conference held in Addis Ababa calls for urgent steps to develop cold chain skills and infrastructure within the African continent that will allow African perishable exporters to compete in global markets. Twinkle Sahita. Tracking ...and more »

AU aims to double intra-Africa trade by 2021 - Xinhua

AU aims to double intra-Africa trade by 2021XinhuaADDIS ABABA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The African Union on Friday announced its plan to double the current intra-Africa trade volume to 28 percent of its total trade volume by 2021 through its flagship Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) pact. Labeling the ...and more »

DRC, migration, jihadis - flashpoints at African Union Addis summit - RFI;

DRC, migration, jihadis - flashpoints at African Union Addis summit - RFI

RFIDRC, migration, jihadis - flashpoints at African Union Addis summitRFIConflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and mass migration are likely to dominate discussions as foreign ministers from the 55 African nations gather in Addis Ababa on Friday for two days of talks, ahead of the 29th summit of African leaders ...and more »

Africa: Combating Poverty - an Overview of the Africa-China Think-Tank Forum in Addis Ababa - AllAfrica.com

Africa: Combating Poverty - an Overview of the Africa-China Think-Tank Forum in Addis AbabaAllAfrica.comThere was a very interesting and thought provoking meeting of intellectuals joined by media men and women from thirty countries in Africa held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa last week. Organised by the African Union (AU) Leadership Academy and ...and more »