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Commonwealth Africa Summit 2018 To Be Held in London

The United Kingdom announced that it will hosting its annual Commonwealth Africa Summit in London on 12-14 March 2018 to unlock Africa’s economic potential by increasing trade, collaboration and philanthropy within the commonwealth.

IATA Launches Single African Air Transport Market Push

As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.

United States Announces Removal of Sanctions against Sudan

On October 6, the United States announced it will be revoking economic sanctions it had put in place against the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412. Those sanctions will be removed effective October 12, 2017.

FAO and AfDB Collaborate on 'Desert to Power Program' in Africa

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have begun a new major collaboration initiative to help transform precarious situations in the desert part of Africa into developmental opportunities. It is called the 'Desert to Power program', and will be deployed to 11 countries including Sudan.

Special Seminar Held to Train African Civil Servants on Economic Planning

A special course was recently held on Industrial Policy in Africa, for civil servants from 20 African countries. Its goal was to strengthen the group's capacity in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating appropriate strategies to facilitate the structural transformation of the continent’s economies.

Awatkeer Law Chambers of South Sudan Partners with Centurion Law Group

Centurion Law Group, a pan-African legal services provider with headquarters in South Africa, and South Sudanese law firm Awatkeer Law Chambers have recently signed a strategic alliance agreement. It represents a real 'coming of age' for Sudan as part of the continental legal community.

ENABLE Youth Program Kicks Off in Sudan

The ENABLE Youth Program, an initiative intended to create business opportunities and decent employment for young women and men along priority agricultural value chains,, was launched in Sudan on March 2.

Port Sudan Priority Water and Sanitation Project Gets Closer to Launch

The UK Department of International Development (DfID) and the African Development Bank just completed a "project identification mission" to Sudan. The mission was to determine whether or not the AfDB would finance the Port Sudan Priority Water and Sanitation (PSPWS) project. While the discussions are not concluded, it appears the deal will go through.

Africa's Rx Healthcare Fund Receives $20M in Seed Funding from AfDB

A new African investment facility, the Rx Healthcare Fund(RxHF), was recently founded to help improve healthcare delivery across the continent. The final capitalization is planned at $200 million, a number which just received a big boost from the African Development Bank (AfDB), which recently put in $20 million as an initial seed.

FAO and FFEM Partner for Sustainable Migratory Water Bird Management

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and FFEM, the French Facility for Global Environment, have launched a new alliance to improve natural resources in wetlands within Africa's Sahel region. The ultimate goal is the sustainable management of migratory water birds which are crucial for food security for the local populations.

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