Development

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 08:59
Though some successes have confirmed the importance and relevance of the Joint Africa-European Union Strategy (JAES), progress in some areas, particularly at operational and technical levels, has been unequal, a senior official of the African Union Commission (AUC) said Wednesday.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 08:53
African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Spokesman Ali Adan Humad said that the suspension of several AMISOM commanders over corruption allegations would not affect their efforts of stabilizing Somalia on Wednesday, Garowe Online reports.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 08:40
The Federal Government on Thursday said securing oil pipelines in the Niger Delta would gulp about N15 billion annually.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 08:21
At the September 16, 2013 New Deal conference for Somalia, in Brussels, a delegation of U.S. government officials underlined U.S. support for the priorities of Somalia’s New Deal Compact and pledged $69 million to promote and strengthen already existing programs in community stabilization, economic growth, education, and enhancing democracy, governance, and rule of law.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 09:41
Mali on Thursday, September 19, inaugurates Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as president in a return to democratically-elected government. The country's rebound demonstrates what can happen when the international community unites in a common cause - in this case a French intervention, strongly supported by the United States, the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) and the African Union.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 09:01
A senior United Nations official today called on all Sierra Leoneans to set aside their differences and work together to advance economic development and democracy, as the world body prepares to wrap up its mission there next year.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 08:53
In Brussels, it was hailed as a "New Deal" for Somalia. That after more than two decades of killing and chaos, the Horn of Africa country now has a government and enough international backing to start delivering peace and economic growth for its people.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 07:39
Good water management can foster cooperation among nations, says the U.S. Army’s chief engineer.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 08:26
Protesters threw stones at officials from Mali's newly elected government during a weekend visit to the main northern rebel stronghold, but the reconciliation minister said on Monday that efforts to heal the country's deep social rifts were on track.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 07:24
Delegates from 50 countries across Africa, Europe and the Persian Gulf came together in Brussels Monday to sign a ‘New Deal Compact’ to help rebuild Somalia, after two decades of civil war and lawlessness. The plan sets out government spending priorities and future international support.

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