The New Partnership For Africa’s Development (NEPAD),sensitization workshop for African Media Practitioners is underway in the capital city of Ethiopia, with a call on journalists. To be in forefront of promoting the continent’s development agenda particularly as it relates to agriculture.
Two key NEPAD architects, ex Presidents Mbeki of South Africa and Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria as well as Jerry Rawlings of Ghana will address NEPAD Colloquium on 28 March in Addis Ababa. PM Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia and the AUC Chairperson will also speak.
The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, the technical arm of the African Union, will on March 28 organise a one-day colloquium and congress in Addis Ababa to brainstorm on the future of NEPAD and Africa’s development.
The NEPAD Agency, will on 27 March hold a workshop to mobilize journalists and raise awareness as part of activities marking its 10th Anniversary celebrations, under the theme: “Reflecting on Africa’s past and future”.
Cultural groups from seven African countries entertained the Heads of State and Governments, the invited guests and delegates in the afternoon of the inauguration of the New AUCC,in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
“Africa is now proclaimed as the most profitable region,” the South African president said at the meeting, as he presented a report on the impelementation of the Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative.