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Interview with Carlos Lopes, executive secretary, Economic Commission for Africa  Photo: UNECA It’s been a year since Carlos Lopes was appointed UN under-secretary-general and executive secretary of the Economic

Kigali, Rwanda, October 25, 2012 – Hundreds of leaders and scholars from Africa and around the world will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, from October 30 to November 2

TUNIS, Tunisia, October 24, 2012/ -- The African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI), managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), hosted a Pan-African Stakeholder Workshop from October 22

The World Bank has released Africa’s Pulse which states that despite global slowdown, African economies are growing strong and the World Bank is urging countries to spend the

Young men and women chat along the glittering corridors of the sprawling shopping complex. With state-of-the-art mobile communication gadgets in hand, they go in and out of the

Days before Facebook became a public company on 18 May, the hype behind the social network giant went into overdrive. Investors salivated over a rare chance to make

LIBREVILLE, Gabon, June 26, 2012/ -- During the build-up to the G20 Summit in Mexico and the Rio+20 Summit in Brazil, over 600 economic, financial and political policymakers

Alimamy Bangura, a rice farmer in Makeni, eastern Sierra Leone, is unlikely to read the 2011 Economic Report on Africa written by experts of the African Union (AU)