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Alassane Ouattara, ‘The priority is economic recovery’

Photo: Africa Renewal / John Gillespie

On the sidelines of the 66th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d'Ivoire spoke about the situation in his country and the challenges facing his presidency.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 October 2011 10:50

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African women entrepreneurs meet to build capacity in US

African women from 36 countries are participating in the African Women Entrepreneurship programme underway in the US to provide participants with professional development training and networking opportunities with their American counterparts.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 October 2011 15:51

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ECOWAS meet in Nigeria to talk-up security

The Committee of Chiefs of Defence in the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) met to address socio-economic and political implications of terrorism and internal insecurity, small arms proliferation, and political instability in the region.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 October 2011 14:58

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African film industry's new lease of life in distribution

The struggle to find a foothold for Africa's film industry, especially Nigeria's Nollywood, the second largest film industry in the world according UNESCO, whilst containing piracy may have finally bore fruit as several African companies devise strategies to outsmart the distribution challenges facing the continent.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 September 2012 16:23

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Workshop on ECOWAS trade liberalization scheme opens in Abuja

A capacity building workshop for regional experts on the mechanism and procedure for operationalising the ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) opened in Abuja on Tuesday, 27th September 2011.

It is part of a three-phase train-the-trainers workshop for members of the National Approval Committees (NAC) to ensure effective implementation of the ETLS.

Last Updated on Friday, 30 September 2011 11:42

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Rooting around in the past: African heritage tourism gains strength

"Watching Kunte Kinte's story unfold had a profound impact on my developing sense of identity" says Ade Akinboyewa of the television serialisation of Arthur Haley's 1976 best-selling novel Roots. As a young black boy growing up in the white suburbs of South London he had never really thought deeply about slavery and how it had shaped him. "For the first time something that had always been opaque and unspoken was suddenly made real."

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 November 2011 18:40

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