Traders’ efforts are weighed down by the fact that they have to use their valuable time and capital to purchase third currencies.
Africa holds solutions to climate change. Ignoring its demands will have implications on everyone and could negate climate efforts by other parts of the world namely Europe and the United States, experts say.
People lay hopes in ongoing negotiations by African leaders to adopt a legal instrument that seeks to, among other things, ensure the dignity, protection and rights of climate migrants in accordance with international and regional commitment and frameworks.
In absence of a platform like CEP and other avenues for citizen participation, it would act as a stumbling block in the quest to achieve Africa's future, one that rest with its estimated 1.3 billion people projected to hit 2.5 billion by 2050, as envisioned in AU Agenda 2063.
Civil Society Organisations said the summit agenda was unduly influenced by McKinsey and Company, US-based consultancy firm seen as pushing agenda of Western powers and corporations it represents.
Launched in 2015, the 89-student population UGHE, alongside Adventist University of Central Africa (AUCA), another local higher learning institution with 2,855 students across its three campuses, are the only Rwandan higher learning academies that are present in the ranking.
Media practitioners asked UNESCO to lead efforts to create an African media fund to finance and enhance media sustainability and viability. They say the move is necessary to protect the media from political and economic pressures.
A binding instrument adopted in November 2019 obliges States in Africa to promote a conducive economic environment in which all media can flourish, including through the adoption of policies for the provision of financial or other public support for the sustainability of all media.
PAPSS rollout is planned to reach five regions of Africa before the end of 2023, while all central banks and commercial banks are projected to be signed up by end of 2024 and 2025 respectively.
Tunisian President Kais Saied called for urgent measures to stop influx of sub-Saharan Africa migrants whom he linked to crimes and claimed are part of a plan to alter his country’s demographic makeup.
At least 28 out of 54 African countries voted for the resolution of UN general assembly condemning Russia’s aggression, while several others abstained.
There are at least 27 countries Rwandan passport holders can travel to visa-free while 34 others only require visa on arrival.
Protectonist regulations only expose African taxpayers to all sorts of inconveniences, complicate air travel to levels Africans suffer from the most and comes back to haunt air transport sector.
CAAPs has been hailed as one of the most promising means to vastly improve the competitiveness of African industries and enterprises by achieving economies of scale, promoting local processing and value addition of agricultural products, and availing employment to a larger part of the African youth...
The AU leadership is banking on full operationalization of the AfCFTA to drive the much needed industrilaisation of the continent that has borne the brunt of series of global crises including the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic and the Russian-Ukrainian crisis.
Officials figures estimate intra-African trade at between 15 per cent to 18 per cent annually, the lowest of any region of the world.