Daily Archives: May 25, 2015

Africa: making growth more inclusive hinges on unlocking potential of local economies

25 May 2015 Projected workforce growth in sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa, China, India, Europe and the United States, 2010-50 (Source: UNDESA 2012) Continent should capitalise on youth, develop rural-urban trade corridors, says the African Economic Outlook 2015 Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – With Africa’s population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital

Statement by Minister Nicholson and Minister Paradis on 52nd Africa Day

May 25, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following statement to mark the 52nd Africa Day: “African countries have made great strides


The White House Office of the First Lady For Immediate Release May 25, 2015 Tappan Square Field Oberlin, Ohio 11:05 A.M. EDT MRS. OBAMA:  Hi!  (Laughter and applause.)  How are you all doing?  (Applause.)  Are you sure?  (Applause.)  Well, let me just tell you, it is beyond a pleasure and an honor to be here

IGAD – Norway Meeting

Thursday, 21 May 2015 00:00 The Executive Secretary of IGAD, Ambassador Mahboub Maalim and officials from IGAD consisting of the Director of Peace and Security, Ambassador Tewolde Gebremeskel, Special Envoy to Somalia, Ambassador Mohamed Affey, and the Coordinator for Capacity Building, Mr. Farah Abdulsamed met with the Norwegian  State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hans