Senior government officials, development experts and representatives from the NEPAD Agency on Thursday agreed that it was critical that the ambitious targets outlined in the SDGs be streamlined within national priority programmes.
At the conclusion of an intensive three-day workshop on tax regulation in the extractives industry, senior policy-makers from across West and Central Africa have called for greater regional cooperation and capacity development.
African and international partners launch the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA), a new initiative that aims to help drive Africa’s research agenda and build scientific capacity across the continent.
Ministers, senior government officials from across West Africa and representatives from the NEPAD Agency met in Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday for the start of a three-day workshop focusing on tax regulation in the extractive industries.
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.