Tag: African Union Commission

Albert Muchanga on how mutual tolerance is key in trade, xenophobia & Africa’s shared future

As the World Economic Forum on Africa focuses on shaping inclusive growth and shared futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution – to explore ways the continent can mitigate headwinds like xenophobia to advance trade in its shared future, Commissioner for Trade and Industry at the African Union Commission (AUC), Albert Muchanga joins CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop and Kenneth Igbomor for more.

Assessing the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative

Assessing the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative

Op-Ed: America’s snub of the African Union should spur regional powers into action

In April 2017 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stood up one of Africa’s most powerful people, African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki. Tillerson invited Faki to Washington for a meeting, then...

African growth, inequality and unemployment under the spotlight at Dakar meeting of ministers

“We need radical transformation, otherwise the migration factor will continue to haunt Africa, Only by integration, can the continent absorb and deal with the external shocks it is facing today." - Dr. Rene Kouassi, Director Economic Affairs, A.U. Commission.

Could this be the African Union's next Chairperson?

Africa has warmly received the nomination of Ambassador Dr Amina Mohamed to be the next Chairperson of the AU Commission, will she win?