During a two day meeting in Accra, Ghana, the NEPAD Agency engaged with representatives of the Infrastructure Directorate of the ECOWAS Commission and the PPDU to develop a work-plan for implementation of the PIDA Capacity Building Project.
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian president has predicted that by the year 2025, the whole of Africa will use a common currency called Afri. He forecasted this in his Op-Ed titled “My Africa utopia(link is external)” written for Financial Times.
A technical team set up to oversee and provide guidance on the revision of the Africa Health Strategy 2007-2015 is meeting on 10- 11August in Durban, South Africa to revise the Africa Health Strategy due to expire at the end of 2015.
The Government of Kenya for the first time has been welcomed into PICI with the LAPSETT infrastructure project at a technical meeting, co-hosted by Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation and the NEPAD Agency last week in Cairo.
On 25th May 2015, I and my colleagues at the NEPAD Agency have joined the AU, the entire continent and indeed the Diaspora in celebrating yet another ‘Africa Day’ under the theme: “Women’s Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063”.