Bonn: The world has before it a unique opportunity to build a better future for all, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared in Bonn, Germany, where he urged broad support for a trio of course-corre
Geneva: The World Meteorological Organization, African Development Bank and World Bank Group have launched an initiative to support the modernization and strengthening of Sub-Saharan African meteor
Nairobi: Africa faces two key challenges to achieving its full potential. The remarkable economic progress of the past 15 years must be sustained.
Washington: Illicit financial flows, stemming from crime, corruption, and tax evasion, have an outsized impact on the world’s poorest countries, according to a new study released by Global Financia
Addis Ababa: The next High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (under the auspices of the Economic and Soc
New York: Governments are in the midst of tough talks in New York over the text of the Addis Ababa Accord, which is scheduled to be adopted at the end of the Third Conference on Financing for Devel
2015 is a year that will shape the course of history.
Gaborone: Over 40 technocrats from SADC Member States drawn from the Ministries of Agriculture, Environment and Lands, the academia and private sector recently met for a three day workshop at Prote
New York: One of the most important challenges facing the humanitarian system today is the growing gap between the increasing numbers of people in need of assistance and sufficient resources to pro
Abidjan: The African Development Bank (AfDB) is consciously contributing to Africa’s development and it is achieving results.
Abidjan: Panelists at high-level event on climate change on Tuesday have renewed their call for a strong and universal climate change agreement with increased flows of funds, sufficient to fulfill
The objective of the consultative meeting (27- 29 May 2015) is to stimulate discussion among Member States on the emerging issues concerning the global and regional humanitarian landsc
Abidjan: African countries have been asked to look within themselves to mobilize resources for development because the resources are available.
Nairobi: Kenya could soon get a breakthrough in monitoring the movement of illegal cash shipped out of the county by multinationals through a new tracking tool developed by the United Nations.
Nairobi: Harnessing the global financial system to deliver climate security, reduce the risks of high carbon assets, and scale up capital for the low carbon transition is possible, but will only ha
Islamabad: The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific has strongly urged the regional countries to formulate a roadmap to support the implementation of the developme
Nairobi: The African Development Bank is seeking support from Brazil, China and India to promote its 2015-2019 investment strategy in agriculture infrastructure projects, its director of agricultur
Oxford: Today is a continuation of a conversation I started in November 2014 with a piece in The Economist where I declared that 2015 would be ‘The Year of the African Entrepreneur’ and backed it u