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Historic Commitment from African Heads of State to Advance Immunization in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 31 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Today, Heads of State from across Africa endorsed the Addis Declaration on Immunization, also known as the Ministerial Declaration on Universal Access to Immunization, a historic and timely pledge to ensure that everyone in Africa – regardless of who they are

All new Jozi Film Festival Award category, in partnership with Discovery Channel, kicks off 2017 call for submissions

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 31 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Submissions for the sixth annual Jozi Film Festival (JFF) open on Monday 6 February 2017. As always, JFF is calling for feature films, short fiction films, documentaries (both short and long) as well as student films, both from South Africa and

Inside the African Union race: Why the favourites lost

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – It is the morning after the night before and the cold chill of the night have lifted. At the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa it’s post mortem time and everyone is asking one question: how did the favourites, Amina Mohamed, of Kenya, and Abdoulaye Bathily, of

The turmoil engulfing Zimbabwe football

Harare, Zimbabwe – The Warriors’ bottom-placed finish in their group and an early exit from the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hardly came as a surprise for those who had been following the team’s run-up to the tournament. After a 2-2 draw with fellow Group B strugglers Algeria, who were

Chadian elected AU Commission’s Chairman

Moussa Faki Mahamat has been serving as Chad's foreign minister since 2008 (AFP Photo/)

Chadian Foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected the African Union Commission chairman. Africa Review reports that he will replace South African Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Mr. Mahamat beat four others in the contest at a session of the 28th African Union Summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. “The Chairman was elected in

Chad's Moussa Faki Mahamat named AU Commission chair

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Chad’s Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected as the new chairperson of the African Union Commission, in a vote held at the bloc’s headquarters in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on Monday. After seven rounds of voting, the Chadian foreign affairs minister defeated favourites Amina Mohamed of Kenya and

Save your company from Corporate Cholesterol

By Brett Parker, Managing Director – SAP Africa at SAP Brett Parker, Managing Director – SAP Africa at SAP JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 30 January 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-  If you frequent the conferences and launches held by technology companies, you would surely have come across statements similar to the following: “Up to

African Union to elect new leader in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – African heads of states have gathered in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to elect a new chairman for the African Union Commission. Five candidates are in the running to replace outgoing leader Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the first female to lead the bloc of 54 states, who

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