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Video News Release: Message from the Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat

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The Directorate of Information and Communication of the African Union Commission (AUC/DIC), would like to share with you the Message from the Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, on the Operationalisation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA): AU Web Site @ YouTube @

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Launch of dotAfrica

Press conference to be held by the AUC Chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Dr E. Ibrahim Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy

What: Launch of dotAfrica  Highlights for media will include • Information on the importance of dotAfrica as an identity and a vehicle for  socio cultural activities of Africa in the  digital era that will allow the continent to contribute to the global digital economy • dotAfrica as an alternative source…

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AUC and African private sector engage to validate continental agribusiness strategy and framework for Private Sector Apex Body

The main objective of the meeting is to discuss and validate the Continental Agribusiness Strategy and Implementation Plan

The African Union Commission in collaboration with the NEPAD Agency, today opened a technical validation meeting for a Continental Agribusiness Strategy and a framework,   operational structure, and   implementation business plan for a continental African agribusiness apex body. The Apex Body will be one of the implementation modalities for the Agribusiness…

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TICAD-VI opens in Kenya: Africa and Japan emphasize the Need for a Strengthened Partnership

The meeting was opened in the presence of high-level officials from Africa and Japan, and other TICAD co-organizers including United Nations Office of the Special Advisor on Africa (UNOSAA), United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and World Bank (WB)

Preparation for the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) began today with a Senior Official’s Meeting (SOM) at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. This is the first time since its inception in 1993 that TICAD is being held in Africa and the TICAD VI Summit demonstrates…

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Tokyo International Conference on Africa’s Development (TICAD VI)

The Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI) will be held from 27 to 28 August 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA What:  TICAD VI Who:  Japan and other TICAD Co-organizers (Africa Union Commission, United             Nations, Office of the Special Advisor on Africa, United Nations Development             Programme and World Bank)       When:  Senior Officials Meeting - 23-24 August 2016              Ministerial - 26 August…

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African Union Commission and ZTE Corporation strive to lead road to digital transformation

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the China based technologies company, ZTE Corporation on 24 June 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the a of ICT and the smart digital [IMG_5206] transformation  of the continent.  The Agreement was signed at the ZTE headquarters in Shenzhen,…

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AUC discusses Strategy (2016 – 2018) to Transform its Finance Function with International Partners

The Directorate of Programming, Budgeting, Finance and Accounting (PBFA) of the African Union Commission (AUC) organized a meeting yesterday 9 June 2016 at the AUC Headquarters Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with International Partners highlighting pertinent areas of its strategies to  transform the Finance function by 2018. The meeting was highly attended…

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Medical products Regulatory Capacity development towards the realization of Agenda 2063 and 2030 SDGs

The second meeting of the task team to facilitate the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA), organized by the African Union Commission (AUC), NEPAD Agency and the World Health Organisation (WHO) with the support of the UNDP and World Bank, convened at the African Union Commission Headquarters, in Addis…