Monday, September 23, 2019

Tag: African Union

African Continental Free Trade Area Will Become...

The members of the African Union have formed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which is poised to become a...

African Union Calls for Peace As Final...

KANO, Nigeria (AP) — As Nigeria tensely await the results in its election in which President Muhammadu Buhari seeks a second term in Africa's...

EU Officials, Firms Meet African Leaders to...

BERLIN (AP) — European officials and companies are meeting in Vienna with African leaders for talks on increasing investment in the continent. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian...

Ethiopia Eases Travel With ‘Visa-On-Arrival’ For African...

Ethiopia has revamped and streamlined its visa system for visitors from African nations in a move that will spur tourism, trade and investment, and...

Ethiopia Elects 1st Female President

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country's first female president, days after approving one of the world's few...

Professor PLO Lumumba Outlines The Role of...

Professor PLO Lumumba sits down with Atlanta Black Star to discuss the current obstacles threatening Africa's rise and what role Continental Africans and the...

The Trans-African Highway Network Will Connect the...

Since the days before African independence, when the European colonizers controlled the continent, there has been a vision of building a vast network of...

Top 5 Stories You Missed While You...

Kim Jong Un Still Willing to Meet with Trump After Cancelation: President Trump officially canceled the summit with North Korea just a week before the...

African Union Inaugurates Single African Air Transport...

The African Union (AU) has reached a major milestone with the inauguration of a Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), a concept years in...

Death Toll from Blast In Somalia’s Capital...

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia's capital rose to 231 with more than 275...

New .Africa Domain Will Unite Continent as...

Africa now has the unique web address .Africa, equivalent to the more familiar .com, following its official launch by the African Union. AU commission chairperson...

Why Trump’s Immigration Ban Is Anti-African

President Trump's Muslim ban, halting all refugee programs and immigration from certain Muslim nations, is anti-American, its critics say. But the immigration measure is...

AU Accuses ICC of Unfairly Targeting Africans,...

The African Union has called for the mass withdrawal of member states from the International Criminal Court (ICC). However, the resolution is nonbinding, with Nigeria...

Despite Opposition, African Union Readmits Morocco After...

Morocco was officially accepted today as a member of the African Union following the support of an overwhelming majority of African countries at the...

Morocco Should Not Be Allowed in African...

In the intervening period, there have been disgusting maneuvers by the Kingdom of Morocco to appear as if it is a rightful member of...

After 32 Years of Separation, Morocco Wants...

Moroccan King Mohammed VI has announced that his country wants to rejoin the African Union, 32 years after quitting the bloc in protest at...

Ghana Begins Offering Visas to All African...

Ghana has kicked off offering visas upon arrival to all African nationals, a step toward creating a continent-wide zone of free movement. This, shortly after...

African Union Plans for Common Passport and...

https://youtu.be/7ua1WJ_Rttw Is the world witnessing the makings of the United States of Africa? The African Union has taken a step toward integration of the continent....

African Union Plans for Single, Common Passport,...

Is the world witnessing the makings of the United States of Africa? The African Union has taken a step toward integration of the continent....

Time for African Nations to Join Forces...

  African countries have been urged to work together if they want to develop the tourism sector on the continent, African Union commissioner for transport...

Zimbabwe President Says Africa Should Quit the...

Zimbabwe’s main opposition and some citizens Monday condemned President Robert Mugabe’s call for Africa to quit the United Nations. During the weekend the 91-year-old...