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African leaders renew pledge to end hunger and malnutrition

African heads of state and government on Thursday renewed commitment to eradicate hunger and malnutrition that has derailed socio-economic progress on the continent. Speaking at...

African leaders pay tribute to former Tanzanian President Magufuli

African leaders on Monday gathered in the Tanzanian capital of Dodoma to pay their last respects to former President John Magufuli who died...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

African leaders to attend former Tanzanian President Magufuli’s state funeral

At least 10 African leaders have confirmed attendance to the state funeral of former Tanzanian President John Magufuli, chief government spokesman Hassan Abbasi said...
Nana Addo

President urges African leaders to ratify Investment Bank Legal instrument

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged African Union Member States, who have not signed and ratified the legal instrument for the African Investment...
Paul Twum Barimah

BPPI Lauds Akufo Addo As ECOWAS Chairman

The Bono Public Policy Institute BPPI, has commended President Akufo Addo for securing the appointment of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (front) addresses a televised news conference in Nairobi, Kenya, March 15, 2020. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced stringent measures to help contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus after two new cases were confirmed on Sunday. Sub-Saharan Africa reported more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on Sunday amid stronger countermeasures against the pandemic. (Xinhua)

African leaders demand swift release of detained Mali president

African leaders have strongly condemned the Tuesday military coup in Mali during which President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was seized by mutinying soldiers. ...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 in Pretoria, South Africa, June 17, 2020. The summit, held via video link, was jointly proposed by China, South Africa, the rotating chair of the African Union (AU), and Senegal, the co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). (South Africa Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

African leaders, experts hail Xi’s remarks at Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19

African leaders and experts spoke highly of Chinese President Xi Jinping's remarks at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 on Wednesday, hailing...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

Pandemic fight to solidify China-Africa brotherhood

After weeks of attentive care by Chinese and Sierra Leonean doctors and nurses, three orphans, including a nine-month-old infant, have recently fully recovered...
United Nations

African leaders commit to fight racism

Senior African leaders in the United Nations have expressed commitment to act decisively to help end systemic racism against people of African descent and...

COVID-19 crisis provides impetus to accelerate African regional integration – panellists

The global response to the COVID-19 pandemic must be coordinated and targeted at livelihoods to prevent an upsurge in inequality, delegates at an African...
Youth Leaders

African Leaders and Advocates, when you think COVID-19, think Malaria!

Africa is home to 93% of the world’s malaria cases and 94% of the world’s malaria deaths (WHO, 2019). In 2018, there were 228...
Participants attend the 36th ordinary session of the executive council of the African Union Commission which in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Feb. 6, 2020. The 36th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) Executive Council, which comprises ministers of the 55-member pan-African bloc, opened on Thursday in the framework of the 33rd AU summit at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

12 African leaders reiterate resolve toward preserving African arts

Twelve African heads of state have reiterated continental resolve in promoting African arts, culture and heritage to preserve Africa's own identity and drive development...
poverty children

UN chief urges African leaders to tackle uneven progress on eradicating poverty, exclusion

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that progress remains slow and uneven in Africa's efforts to eradicate poverty and end exclusion. ...
refugees n queue

Equatorial Guinea president urges African leaders on refugee crisis

Equatorial Guinea president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has urged African leaders to work together and end the refugee situation, saying the African people need...

NOGAID urges African Leaders to promote good governance

Mr Mustapha Sanah, the Executive Chairman of Northern Ghana Aid (NOGAID Ghana) has urged African leaders to re-dedicate their commitments to good governance...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

The future is Africa – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has exhorted African leaders and citizens to work to make the continent attractive for the youth. He said when the...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Use education as the key for your development, President Akufo-Addo urges African leaders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on African countries to use education as the key for their development. He said African countries must run...
Dr Emmanuel Akwetey

IDEG asks African leaders to design people oriented transformational policies

The Institute of Democratic Governance (IDEG) has urged African leaders to pursue a people-centred and planet-sensitive transformational programmes in line with the Africa Union’s (AU)...
Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah

Prof. Danquah Urges African Leaders to Do More for Agriculture

Professor Eric Yirenkyi Danquah, the Founding Director of the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI), University of Ghana, on Wednesday urged African governments...
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Participants pose for a group photo during the opening of the 32nd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 10, 2019. The two-day session kicked off here on Sunday under the theme "Refugees, Returnees, and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa." (Xinhua/Micharl Tewelde)

African Leaders Considering Tangible Outcomes at Summit

African leaders are expected to come up with concrete results as the African continent tries to tackle migration and forced displacement, an official told...
Migration by boat

African Leaders Find Solutions to Migration Crisis

African leaders, under the umbrella of the African Union (AU), have embarked on finding lasting solutions to Africa's migration and refugee crisis. African leaders, who...
African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat (L) shakes hands with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi before their meeting in Beijing on February 8, 2018.

Nation State vs Ethnicity: AU Chairman and African Leaders Congratulate China’s “Dark Side” of...

China is Making History with Moon Landing Senegalese President Macky Sall congratulated China for the success of its Chang’e-4 mission to deploy a lunar rover...

African Leaders Seek $1billion For Elephant Conservation

African leaders have called on international donors to commit $1 billion over the next 12 years to save Africa’s remaining elephants. The call was made...
African leaders

African Leaders Urged to Guard Their Positions religiously

African leaders in positions of trust have been advised against abusing such positions as it could impede economic growth, distort competitions, inhibit development and...
World Press Freedom Day

GJA urge African leaders to pledge to press freedom

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has urged African leaders to renew their commitment to the ideals of the continental body, the African Union (AU). A...

AU Day: African Leaders Must Lead Corruption Fight

Mrs Mary Addah, the Programmes Manager of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the local chapter of the Transparency International, has entreated African leaders to show...

African leaders advised to devote to corruption preventive procedures

Africa needs to invest in corruption prevention strategies if the continent is to achieve sustainable development that will not leave anyone behind, Ms Bience...

African leaders urged to renew commitment against malaria

The African Union (AU) on has underlined the need to renew the commitment towards eliminating malaria in Africa by 2030, which robs the continent...

Parliament charge ministry to investigate alleged slave auction in Libya

Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to collaborate with the United...
Urban migration

EU/Africa Summit: Slave auction footage shades light on migration deals

Shocking footage of a slave auction of migrants in Libya released by CNN must serve as a wake-up call to European and African leaders...