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African experts meet to discuss rights and welfare of the children

African experts meet to discuss rights and welfare of the children

The nineteenth session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) kicked off Monday 26 March 2012 at the headquarters of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Mobilizations of resources for Labor Market Information System (LMIS)

Mobilizations of resources for Labor Market Information System (LMIS)

A meeting on the Labor Market Information System (LMIS) project is being held at the African Union. This two day meeting aims at discussing the operationalization of the Action Plan (Technical and Financial) of the LMIS project, and the strategy for resources mobilization to implement the Action Plan for the production of harmonized statistics on employment and labor (October 2011).

African leaders to discuss African Union leadership crisis

African leaders to discuss African Union leadership crisis

A handful of African leaders are to meet in the Benin’s capital Cotonou on Saturday to try to make progress on resolving the African Union (AU) leadership crisis, following deadlocked elections.

Talks continue between Sudan and South Sudan Despite Tensions

Talks continue between Sudan and South Sudan Despite Tensions

Talks continue between Sudan and South Sudan as they try to resolve simmering disputes over oil, borders, and citizenship issues.

President Hu Jintao of China to Inaugurate New African Union Building

President Hu Jintao of China to Inaugurate New African Union Building

Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to visit Addis Ababa this month to inaugurate a new African Union headquarters financed by China and built largely with Chinese labor. The project was launched when Moammar Gadhafi was maneuvering to move Africa’s diplomatic capital to Libya.

African Union Boss: 2011, a “worst year” for Africa

African Union Boss: 2011, a “worst year” for Africa

The chairperson of the African Union Commission has described 2011 as the “worst year” for Africa given the current spate of crises that have plagued the continent. Jean Ping, Gabonese-born diplomat who has been the chairperson of the AU Commission since 2008 was speaking to journalists in Banjul, Gambia shortly after holding talks with the president-elect of that country Yahya Jammeh.

Africa’s famine response: Too little, perhaps too late

Africa’s famine response: Too little, perhaps too late

Jerry Rawlings, a former president of Ghana and now the high representative for Somalia for the African Union (AU), visited a number of African capitals in July and August to drum up support for a pan-African conference on the famine in the Horn of Africa.

Is the International Criminal Court targeting Africa?

Is the International Criminal Court targeting Africa?

A legal officer with the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fadi El Abdallah has denied that the world court has concentrated the bulk of its investigations and operations on the African continent. Recent critiques from a variety of sources, including the African Union, have charged the ICC with jeopardising peace, prolonging ethnic conflict and threatening the national sovereignty of African states.

AFRICA: “Ideal for the Development of a Real Economy”

AFRICA: “Ideal for the Development of a Real Economy”

Foreign direct investment in Africa over the last decade has contributed to marked economic growth for the continent but it has not translated into development for its people, say pan-African leaders.

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