On September 13, 2005 an agreement was reached by the Commission and France whereby France would donate €5 million for the furtherance of African Union activities. Some of the initiatives this money will go to are an African Communication Policy and an African Common Defence Force. The signatory on behalf of the Commission was Bernard Zoba.
Saied has consolidated his one-man rule since seizing executive power last summer and dissolving the parliament to rule by decree in moves his foes call a coup ... This month Saied also appointed a new election commission, seizing control of one of the last independent bodies in the NorthAfrican country and casting doubt on electoral integrity ... ....
Africans live globalised lives ... In April the survey The Economist commissioned from Premise, a pollster, asked Africans in seven countries, a mix of democracies and authoritarian states, which would be more powerful in a decade’s time ... It could be more generous in African debt crises. And it should welcome more African migrants.
Xinhua, the official news service, supplies content free to many African media outlets ... The embassy pays to place op-eds in newspapers by the ambassador or by African academics promoting China’s line ... \nChinese officials are working more aggressively to shape African opinions of their regime and even the infrastructure of African media.
African nations have called for an improved global financial architecture that would better serve the continent, after a key economic meeting that ended on Tuesday ... African countries have been at war for three years－with COVID-19, climate change and terrorism, Songwe said.
The work of SouthAfrican artist Esther Mahlangu is as stunning as it gets ... To commemorate the end of apartheid, BMW commissioned South African artist Esther Mahlangu to create a piece of art for their Art Car initiative in 1991.
By Tarek Amara ... The committee headed by law professor Sadok Belaid consists of deans of Law and Political Sciences ... This month Saied also appointed a new election commission, seizing control of one of the last independent bodies in the NorthAfrican country and casting doubt on electoral integrity ... .
In a letter sent this week to the SouthAfrican high commissioner, Nomatemba Tambo, in London and copied to the country’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, the family’s anger is palpable ...The South African high commission in London has been approached for comment.