Tag: African Union

World Bank and African Union Team Up to Support Rapid Vaccination for Up to 400 million People in Africa

The African Finance Ministers and the World Bank Group met today to fast track vaccine acquisition on the continent and avoid a third wave. In a boost to the African…

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African Union Summons Regional Leaders for Talks amid tensions over filling of Nile Dam

  The African Union summoned regional leaders to discuss an impasse over an Ethiopian hydropower dam on the Nile River. The virtual talks may be a prelude to the resumption…

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Trade Pact to Give World Bank Trade Pact to Give Africa $450Billion Boost

An Africa-wide free-trade pact could bolster the region’s income by $450 billion and lift 30 million people out of extreme poverty by 2035, if accompanied by significant policy reforms and…

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African Union Talks Give Egypt, Ethiopia Time to Resolve Nile Dam Dispute

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan said they are committed to further African Union-led talks over Ethiopia’s mega dam on the Nile River, easing tensions that could recur in less than a year…

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‘I Maintain My Innocence’ AfDB Chief, Adesina Hits Back Over Graft Accusations

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, hit back on Wednesday at accusations of corruption and vowed to continue working. In a press statement, Adesina slammed “unprecedented…

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