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Blocked Funds, Connectivity, Infrastructure, & Safety Top Agenda for Angola at the International Air Transport Association Day
Source: International Air Transport Association (IATA) - Jan 19, 2018

IATA’s recent study found that if 12 key African markets, including Angola, were opened up, an extra 155,000 jobs and US$1.3 billion in annual GDP would be created in those countries  LUANDA, Angola, January 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts a trebling in the...

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United Nations report on world economic situation launched in Ethiopia
Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) - Jan 19, 2018

Africa as a whole is expected to see a recovery in GDP growth from its current 3.0% to 3.5% in 2018, and 3.7% in 2019 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The 2018 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects report (WESP2018) was launched in Addis...

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Commissioner Smail Chergui Meets with the African Union and United Nations Special Envoys on the African Union Mission in Somalia Funding Consultations
Source: African Union Peace and Security Department - Jan 19, 2018

The Commissioner for Peace and Security briefed the Special Envoys on challenges facing the mission and some of the efforts that have been undertaken to secure predictable, sustainable and flexible funding ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Amb....

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Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, Chargé d’Affaires, on the political situation in Libya and its impact on the Libyan people
Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Jan 18, 2018

LONDON, United Kingdom, January 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, Chargé d’Affaires, on the political situation in Libya and its impact on the Libyan people: Delivered on: 17 January 2018 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered) Thank you Mr President. And may I...

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Humanitarian Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Reaches Breaking Point as Funding Gap Remains Enormous
Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) - Jan 18, 2018

In total, 13.1 million people will be in need of humanitarian assistance throughout the country in 2018 KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has deteriorated dramatically over the past year due to a massive...

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How Federal Government, AfDB are Working Together to Reduce Poverty, Create Jobs and Overcome Fallouts of Insurgency – VP Osinbajo
Source: Office of the Vice President of Nigeria - Jan 18, 2018

Address by His Excellency, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, The Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria at The Commissioning of the AfDB Nigeria Country Office, Abuja on Thursday, 18th January, 2018 ABUJA, Nigeria, January 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, THE VICE PRESIDENT, FEDERAL...

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The International Monetary Fund Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Jan 18, 2018

Growth is expected to stay high in 2017/18, at 8.5 percent, supported by continued recovery from droughts and export expansion as new manufacturing facilities and infrastructure come online WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, January 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- On January 12, 2018, the Executive Board of the International...

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Le Burkina Faso ouvre la conférence « Gouvernance, Démocratie et Affaires » pour le renforcement du secteur privé dans la gouvernance démocratique en Afrique
Source: La Présidence du Burkina Faso - Jan 17, 2018

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, le 17 janvier 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Le Burkina Faso est l’hôte de la première réunion panafricaine pour le renforcement de la gouvernance démocratique et du climat des affaires sur le continent qui se tient les 16 et 17 janvier sous le thème « Gouvernance, Démocratie et Affaires »....

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