Africa Union Summit held at Addis Ababa

News: African Union Summit was held at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the summit was “Silencing the Guns” Facts: African Union It is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. It is a permanent observer at the United Nations General Assembly. Establishment: In… Continue reading Africa Union Summit held at Addis Ababa

African leaders set to sign landmark trade deal at AU Summit

African Countries will officially sign a African Continental Free Trade Area agreement at an African Union(AU) summit in Niger. The agreement aims to create a single unified market for the continent’s 1.3 billion people and to boost economic development. The plans for the free trade zone received a boost when Africa’s largest economy,Nigeria became the… Continue reading African leaders set to sign landmark trade deal at AU Summit

India grants $ 15 mn first time ever for African Union Summit

India has extended $15 million grant assistance to Niger in support of organising of the African Union (AU) summit scheduled from July 7-8, 2019 in Niamey,the capital of Niger. India sees the grant assistance as a reiteration of India’s firm commitment to its developmental partnership with Africa, the continent where it is competing for influence… Continue reading India grants $ 15 mn first time ever for African Union Summit