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Brussels, 10 February 2020 European Commission - Press release   Journalists covering development can apply from today for the European Commission's Lorenzo Natali Media Prize until 15th March. The Prize rewards journalists from around the globe for their online, print or audio-visual reporting of stories of human achievements and perseverance around sustainable...
By Victor Williams The economic benefits of the African Continental Free-Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), which is set to come into effect in July, will be substantial if non-tariff trade barriers are dismantled and member states align themselves towards common goals and philosophies. Signed in Rwanda in early 2018, the highly anticipated AfCFTA...
In efforts to equip African youth with skills required to take part in the fourth industrial revolution, the Africa Leadership University (ALU) and General Electric have announced the commencement of the 3rd round of the Africa Industrial Internet Programme (AIIP).  This year, 35 students from the oil & gas, transportation,...
Renewable energy in Liberia takes a new turn as the African Development Fund (ADF) recently signed agreement with Liberia’s Minister of Finance & Development Planning to boost renewable energy access and promote an attractive investment climate in the West African country. The signing ceremony was undertaken by the African Development...
During a meeting recently held at the State Department in Washington, DC, the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Nigerian Foreign Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama discuss bilateral trade while the West African country works toward the removal of US travel ban. Pompeo has expressed hope that visa restrictions placed...