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An emotional tribute in memory of former AfDB President Babacar Ndiaye

Babacar Ndiaye, the Bank Group's fifth elected President, who served two terms between 1985 and 1995, passed away on July 13, 2017 in Senegal

Darfur: AU-UN mission urges restraint after clashes at camp for displaced persons

The incident reportedly occurred after Sudanese Government forces dispersed a group of IDPs protesting against President Omar Al-Bashir’s visit to South Darfur

Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Brahim Hisseine Taha, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and International Cooperation of the Republic of Chad

Free Entrance at Freedom Park on National Heritage Day 24 September 2017

In representing South Africa’s heritage, Freedom Park is inclusive of all South African people, placing the country’s history, unique culture, heritage and spirituality in context that is respected nationally and internationally

AUC holds Annual Meeting of the Civilian Strategic Support Group

The decision to establish a CSSG was taken by the 8th Meeting of the Specialised Technical Committee on Defence Safety and Security (STCDSS) held in Victoria Falls Zimbabwe, from 13 to 15 May, 2015

UK funding empowering Somalis to prevent the recruitment and use of child soldiers

The British Embassy in Mogadishu worked with AMISOM and advisers from the Federal Government of Somalia to develop training content to prevent use of child soldiers

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) and Liquor Industry Role Players Commit to Pursuing an Inclusive and Transformed Liquor Industry Agenda

This momentous agreement was agreed to during the inaugural Liquor Industry Transformation Seminar that was hosted by the dti in Midrand yesterday

Belgium puts the humanitarian crisis in the DRC on the international agenda and allocates an additional 6 million euros in humanitarian aid

The internal conflict which broke out last summer in Kasai Province has spread today to large parts of the DRC

South Africa Decreases the Price of antiretrovirals to Save R11 Billion in Six Years

The new fixed dose combination will be available to low and middle-income countries (LMICs) at a reduced price of US$75 per person, per year

Human Rights Council President Appoints Andrew Clapham of the United Kingdom to Serve on South Sudan Body

Professor Clapham will join Yasmin Sooka of South Africa and Godfrey M. Musila of Kenya whose appointments were announced in June 2016

UNAMID calls for restraint in clashes between government forces and internally displaced at Kalma camp, South Darfur

The Mission urges all conflicting parties to exercise utmost restraint and is doing everything it can to deescalate the situation

The Third Industrial Development Decade for Africa: from political commitment to actions on the ground

Unemployment and poverty are serious concerns for the continent, where more than 70 per cent of the working age population is unemployed or has no job security

Communique on Bilateral Ministerial Meeting Between the United Republic Of Tanzania and the Republic of South Africa Held in Dodoma, Tanzania, 19th September 2017

The planning of the Ministerial Roundtable, in accordance with the UNESCO and AU mandates, will follow after the bilateral meeting including agreement on dates, venues and themes

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