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Interview: UN official draws attention to Africa's economic potential

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.by Stephanie ParkerUNITED NATIONS, April 18 (Xinhua) -- As the international community narrows its focus on the war-torn countries making up the continent of Africa, Carlos Lopes, the executive secretary of the UN Economic ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 12 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

UNECA United Nations Economic Commission for Afr : ‘Chief’ Adedeji honored in emotional tribute at launch of lecture series

(ECA) - The annual Adebayo Adedeji Lecture Series was launched during the joint ECA-AU March 25-31 Conference of Ministers of Finance, Planning and Development to commemorate the contribution of Professor Adedeji to development on the African continent ... [Published 4 Traders - 11 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

FG Targets $900bn From ICT4D Initiative before 2020

NITDA officeDele OgbodoThe federal government has said it is targeting about $900 billion from a specialised information technology  initiative tagged, Information and Communications Technology 4 Development (ICT4D), before 2020.In a publication made ... [Published This Day Online - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

UNECA chief lists gains of Nigeria’s rebased economy

UNITED Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) said that the upward revision of Nigeria’s GDP has important implications for the rest of the continent and it raises the question whether there are other African economies with a systematically underestimated ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: UNECA, Nigeria, Carlos Lopes
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria Hosts African Internet Forum, July

Managing Director, Centenary City Plc, Dr Odenigwe Michaels (2nd left) and FCT Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed, signing MoU on Centenary City construction in Abuja, last Friday. With them is Minister of State For FCT, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide. Photo: ... [Published The Tide Newspaper Online - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

UNECA United Nations Economic Commission for Afr : Stakeholders to consult on financing sustainable development

(ECA) - Following a mandate from the Rio + 20 Summit, the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing (ICESDF) established by the UN General Assembly in June 2013 is charged with producing a report proposing options on ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

UNECA UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFR : Experts from Niger analyze best practices in land development

(ECA) - The Land Policy Initiative (LPI) and the National Committee of the Rural Code of Niger will organize a " Validation workshop of the report on promising practices on land use planning for securing land rights for rural producers." The workshop ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship Winners Emerge

VENTURES AFRICA – Two Nigerian economists and an Ivorian have emerged winners of the Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships, which will place them in executive offices of pan-African economic institutions for a year-long period, a statement from the Mo Ibrahim ... [Published Ventures Africa - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

UN, AU, Others to Boost Local Production of Drugs

UN logoBy Yemi AkinsuyiAfrican leaders and prominent institutions across the globe have agreed to boost local production of pharmaceutical products.The effort, according to African Union, AU, Spokesperson, Janet Byaryhanga, is to help reduce import of ... [Published This Day Online - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Pharmaceutical, Boost, Drugs
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Africa Eritrea Switches AU UN Ambassadors

Araya Desta (Ambassador) replaced Girma Asmerom (Ambassador), as the new Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Trade between EAC countries at new highs, but numbers still low

A push to remove unnecessary trade barriers and develop key infrastructure projects has driven trade between East African countries to new heights. New data by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), shows between 2000 and 2012, EAC ... [Published East African - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

UNECA United Nations Economic Commission for Afr : 20 Years after genocide, Rwanda remembers, renews, and unites

Kigali, Rwanda- The commemoration of genocide on April 7 in Rwanda marked 20th anniversary of a brutal slaughter, in which close to one million people were murdered within 100 bloody days.African heads of state, foreign dignitaries and former leaders ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 11 2014]
Entities: Rwanda, UNECA, Paul Kagame

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In a recent interview with Xinhua, Lopes described the UN commission for Africa as a "think tank," saying that its " contribution is mostly a ..."
Yet, "it is not going to be the same type of industrialization that a large economy can afford but certainly in the area of IT they have a very good bet" he said
The Chairperson of the African Union, Madam Dlamini-Zuma spoke of her admiration for Professor Adedeji for his stand on the Lagos Plan for Action. "In the review of the AU, Africa turned to Professor Adedeji and today, we still refer to the report made under Adedeji's leadership of the review process" she said

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Mo Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship Winners Emerge [Published Ventures Africa - Apr 15 2014]
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UN, AU, Others to Boost Local Production of Drugs [Published This Day Online - Apr 15 2014]
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World: Agreement to accelerate the local produc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 01 2014]
Source: UNAIDSCountry: World UN leaders and the African Union agreed at a meeting held in Abuja, Nigeria, on 30 March to join together to respond to the challenges that the pharmaceutical industry in Africa is facing in strengthening the local production ...
Mali: Trading away West Africa’s hunger [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 20 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Mali By Otto Bakano DAKAR, 20 March 2014 (IRIN) - Severe food shortages in the Sahel and West Africa are often the result of droughts and poor harvests. But inefficient intra-regional trade also places significant ...
Sudan: ‘The Way Forward for Peace in Sudan’: DR... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 09 2014]
Source: Radio DabangaCountry: Sudan The Geneva-based Darfur Relief and Documentation Centre (DRDC) has sent a “letter of concern“ to Ambassador Manuel Tomas Lubisse, Permanent Representative to the African Union (AU) and UNECA Chairman, AU Peace and Security ...
World: Zero New HIV Infection Through Access to... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 03 2014]
Source: African UnionCountry: Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Senegal, United Republic of Tanzania, World, Zambia, South Sudan Joint Press Release Addis Ababa January 31, 2014-The 13th General Assembly of ...
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