Operational Phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area is launched

The 12th Extraordinary summit of the African Union was held in Niamey on the 7th of July 2019. It was a momentous occasion for Africa, as it saw the successful launching of the operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Government of the […]

African Public Relations Association (APRA): We are Hiring

Post: Governance & Economic Counsel Role: Part time The African Public Relations Association (APRA) the umbrella body for the practice of public relations in Africa is seeking the services of an individual that will primarily advice its Executive Council on issues of governance and economy in Africa. APRA at it’s next level of engagement, desires […]

APRA Joins in the Celebration of Mandela Day

In line with the United Nations General Assembly declaration of July 18 as Nelson Mandela International Day, African Public Relations Asociation (APRA) joins the world to celebrate one of Africa’s greatest assets whose name can never be omitted in the history of the African continent. Madiba as he was fondly called devoted 67 years of […]

APRA President lauds South African Government on List of Visa Free Countries

Barely a week after the 12th African Union (AU) Heads of State extraordinary Summit on African Continental Free Trade (CFTA), South Africa has granted Ghana and a few other countries a visa-free status. In a statement released by the South Africa Minister of Home affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, citizens of seven countries will be able to […]

AUC – UNDP African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme

The African Union and United Nations Development Programme – UNDP are looking for 20 young African women who are ready to take up a fellowship assignment for 12 months starting from October 2019. Do you want to work to advance the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to fight poverty and ensure sustainable development? Do you want […]

Update on the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit.

Historic day in #Niamey yesterday, as 5 Instruments of Operationalization were launched to support the implementation of AfCFTA. Here you go  1) #AfCFTA Trade in Goods password protected online portal where Member States will upload their tariff offers covering 90% of the tariff lines 2) The Pan-African Digital Payments and Settlement Platform within the AfCFTA launched by AbdelFattah Elsisi – […]

Ghana to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area.

#Ghana has been chosen by the Extraordinary #AUSummit2019 to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area #AfCFTA. It will become the first African Union Institution to be hosted in #Accra, home to foremost Pan Africanist and first President of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah. Big congratulations Ghana 🎉🎉 👏 🙌 #Agenda2063

West African nations adopt ECO as ‘single currency’

West African nations adopt ECO as ‘single currency: Leaders of the member states of the Economic Community of West African States, known as ECOWAS, formally agreed on Saturday to name a planned common currency the “ECO”. The 15-member group announced at the end of a #summit in #Abuja, the Nigerian capital, that “ECO was adopted […]