New York: The General Assembly [Monday] adopted a resolution endorsing the Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, a “new global framework” tha
Washington: Under the weight of great expectations and the glare of television cameras, delegates gathered last week for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Aba
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian president has predicted that by the year 2025, the whole of Africa will use a common currency called Afri.
Kenya, like other countries in the region, is bearing the brunt of climate change impacts and the associated socio-economic losses.
Addis Ababa: Islamic Finance can serve as a strong and non-traditional source of financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) according to global experts.
Windhoek: Namibia will submit its Third National Communication (TNC) to the UN body aimed at addressing climate change at the end of this year.
Kabwe: Lands permanent secretary Barnaby Mulenga says Zambia’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution to the 2015 agreement on climate change should be defined within the context of the countr
Abidjan: The African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka has called for enhancement of policies to strengthen their role in growing inclusive business.
New York: Joyce Luma, Country Representative for the World Food Programme (WFP), speaking via videoconference from Juba, South Sudan, introduced the Secretary-General’s report on “Implementation of
Malabo: Ahead of the AU summit
New York: Over the past six months, the average temperature was 0.85°C above the 20th century average of 15.5°C, WMO spokesperson Clare Nullis told a press briefing in Geneva today, adding that the
Washington: Concepts, constraints, and conquests.
Oslo: In the last seven years, an estimated one person every second has been displaced by a disaster, with 19.3 million people forced to flee their homes in 2014 alone.
Yaounde: International moves to implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction got underway today, with African countries leading the way.
Addis Ababa: Speaking of the African Faith Leaders’ Statement on Financing for Development, issued following a side event at the 3rd United Nations Financing for Development Conference in Addis Aba
Addis Ababa: Closing Africa’s infrastructure gap is a top priority in order to put the continent on a path for double digit growth and sustainable development.
Addis Ababa: “Most of Africa’s development challenges do not have optimum national solutions, but regional solutions,” CEO of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, Dr Ibrahim
Harare: The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) says Africa should come up with relevant mechanisms to finance its own economic growt
New York: In advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this December, many publics around the world name global climate change as a top threat, according to a new Pew Researc