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Africa.com reviews African Union Expo

For an inside look at Go Africa Network and African Union Expo LLC’s first annual African Union Expo, which also featured the U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER competition for female entrepreneurs, check out this blog post on Africa.com highlighting the event’s themes! Here is an excerpt from the review: At its core, the event organizers—African …

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African Union Expo on MNN channel’s AfricaTVUSA show!

Check out Go Africa Network’s first annual African Union Expo on AfricaTVUSA, a TV show that highlights the activities of Africans living in the United States, on MNN, Manhattan’s free, public access cable network! The show airs every Wednesday at 2 p.m. on MNN’s culture channel (channel 4). The Expo was featured on the channel today and will air …

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First annual African Union Expo featured on AfricaTVUSA.net

The first annual African Union Expo, hosted by the African Union Expo LLC and Go Africa Network at MIST Harlem on November 17, was featured on AfricaTVUSA.net, an online African television channel. Listen as female entrepreneurs who participated in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s InnovateHER competition share innovative products and services that empower women and families, …

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Africa: U.S. President On Historic Visit to the African Union

Addis Ababa — The President of the United States of America Barack Obama will on Tuesday 28 July 2015, pay an official visit to the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. President Obama will be the first U.S. President to ever visit the African Union. Upon arriving to the AU Headquarters, President Obama will …

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Kenya: Lapsset Gets Continent’s Full Attention After AU Backing

Follow Us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Nairobi — The Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Project status has moved a notch higher after admission as a Presidential Infrastructure Champion Initiative (PICI) project under the African Union (AU) Commission. The project will now enjoy the attention of the Heads of State from seven African countries on …

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Haiti – Politique : Haiti requests the status of Associate Member of the African Union

Follow us on Twitter : @GoAfricaNetwork Haiti is currently participating in the 18th International Conference of Heads of State and Government held in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia with the participation of 2,500 delegates from around the world. Several heads of state from Europe, America and Asia are present as observers. The Republic of Haiti requested …

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Jamaica Names First-Ever Representative to African Union

Follow us on Twitter: @GoAfricaNetwork Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has appointed Carlton Masters as Jamaica’s first-ever representative to the African Union. Masters’ appointment also includes the post of Special Envoy of the Prime Minister, and assumes the rank of Ambassador. The Office of the Prime Minister said his role would be to “seek …

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Africa: AU Summit Approves Creation of African Monetary Fund

The AU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Anthony Maruping, told journalists in Malabo on Monday that the Fund would work to correct balances of payment positions across Africa. He said such positions were mainly caused by low export of commodities and high import volumes which exerted negative burden on currency stability. The AMF would be established …

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Africian Development Bank (ADB): Back In Ivory Coast

It is decided, even jurors: the African Development Bank (AfDB) finally returned to Abidjan after spending 11 years in a temporary headquarters in Tunis. Its president, Donald Kaberuka made ​​the announcement Tuesday at a press conference. “The security conditions are sufficient to settle permanently “ , he has reassured before announcing “the holding of first board Sept. …

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About the Africa Union

Introduction The advent of the    African Union (AU) can be described as an event of great magnitude in the    institutional evolution of the continent. On 9.9.1999, the Heads of State and    Government of the Organisation of African Unity issued a Declaration (the    Sirte Declaration) calling for the establishment of an African Union, with a    view, …

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