News: AU Ambassador Tells African Americans To ‘Come Home’ And Build

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Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union ambassador to the U.S., has called on African Americans to “come home” and contribute to Africa’s growth and prosperity. She was speaking to an audience of Black entrepreneurs at a Power Networking Conference in Houston, Texas and urged them to “wake up, organize, go home and take what is rightfully ours,” according to a YouTube […]

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News: AU hopeful of Nigeria’s signing of African Continental Free Trade Agreement

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The African Union (AU) says it is optimistic that Nigeria will sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), which came into force on May 30. Dr Levi Madueke, Head, AU Strategic Partnerships, Bureau of the Chairperson, made this known in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that no […]

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Africa: AU gives Sudan April 30 deadline to handover to civilian govt.

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The president of Egypt and Chair of the African Union(AU), convened a summit on the situation in Sudan. The Summit was attended by Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Rwanda, South Africa, Somalia, Ethiopia- as chair of IGAD, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria. In addition to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission. The key recommendation of the Summit held in Cairo […]

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News: Obstacles to implementing AU Protocol of Free Movement in Africa

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The African integration project took several major steps this year. One of them was the African Union’s adoption of a protocol on the free movement of people. The move has been widely welcomed. The free movement of Africans between African countries could unquestionably facilitate growth. Allowing freer movement would encourage trade, tourism and investment between African countries. And it would […]

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UNWTO: Africa now has only one candidate for Tourism SG as St.Ange is forced out by AU.

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President Danny Faure chaired an Extra-Ordinary Cabinet meeting this evening at which the Cabinet considered a formal request from the African Union(AU), Commission for Seychelles to withdraw the candidature of Mr Alain St Ange for the election to the post of Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. Having considered the stance taken by Seychelles at the Southern […]

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Africa: To Develop, Africa must cut the Umbilical cord with France says AU chief Alpha Conde

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Guinea’s president, who also serves as African Union (AU) chairman, has called on African countries to “cut the umbilical chord with France” so as to initiate the continent’s development. Speaking at the 12th International Salon of Agriculture, held in Morocco’s northern city of Meknes late Monday, Alpha Conde harshly criticized western countries — singling out France in particular — for […]

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Tourism: AU reaffirms UNWTO candidates

Africa Union (AU), affirms its Support for Dr Walter Mzembi as the Continent’s Candidate for the Post of Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. At a meeting held on 22 February 2017 in Geneva, the Ambassadors of the African Group in Geneva have affirmed their support for the candidature of Dr Walter Mzembi as Africa’s candidate for […]

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Tourism: Mzembi Continues his global Campaign for UNWTO post as AU candidate

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Mzembi Continues his global Campaign for UNWTO post as AU candidate The Hon. Walter Mzembi has traveled the globe over the intervening months, engaging directly with the governments of key UNWTO Executive Council member states – detailing his vision for the future development of global tourism under the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) umbrella should he be elected Secretary […]

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Africa: Morocco defies geo-political divide, seeks to join ECOWAS

Morocco defies geo-political divide, seeks to join ECOWAS The Kingdom of Morocco, in what is seen as a historic move that defied geopolitical membership of regional groups, has officially requested to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a full member. The North African country, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, on Friday, issued a statement on […]

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Africa: Renewed Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, Nigeria calls AU action

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Renewed Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, Nigeria calls AU action -warns of reprisal attacks if attacks not checked By Renn Offor Following a surge of renewed xenophobic attacks which erupted in South Africa in the last few days which were directed on the Nigerian Community by South Africans in their country, the Nigerian government has reacted urging the […]

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