L’équipe de l’évaluation entre pairs prépare le rapport sur l’Algérie
05 February 2007, NEPAD DIALOGUE (NEPAD Secretariat)
Marie Angélique Savané, membre du Groupe d’éminentes personnalités du Mécanisme d’évaluation entre pairs (MAEP) a conduit une mission d’évaluation en Algérie, du 10 novembre au 5 décembre 2006. L’évaluation du pays par des experts africains constitue la deuxième phase du processus du MAEP.
NEPAD e-Schools launch in Egypt
Marie Angélique SavanéL’objectif principal de read more...
02 February 2007, NEPAD DIALOGUE (NEPAD Secretariat)
The Egyptian Government, HP Consortium, ORACLE Consortium and NEPAD e-Africa Commission, will launch the NEPAD e-Schools Demonstration Project on 11 February 2007 at Al Hadeen Secondary School, Kom Hamada, Al Behera in Egypt.
Peer Review team prepares report on Algeria
The launch, which will cover six schools across the country, makes Egypt the sixth country to launch the project read more...
02 February 2007, NEPAD DIALOGUE (NEPAD Secretariat)
Marie Angelique Savané, a member of the Eminent Persons Panel of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) led a Country Review mission to Algeria from 10 November to 5 December 2006. The Country Review by African experts forms the second phase of the APRM process.
Media Wrongly Convey a "Dismal Message of African Failure"
The main objective of this phase is to hold the broadest possible consultations read more...
02 February 2007, ANC Today
During the last few days, from 28-30 January, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, home to the headquarters of the African Union, hosted meetings of the NEPAD Heads of State Implementation Committee, the African Peer Review Forum of Heads of State and Government, and the African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government.
The AU determined to accelerate African renewal
The website "EUX.TV" read more...
02 February 2007, African National Congress
ANC Today Vol.7, No.4, 2-8 February 2007
Nigeria to Undergo Peer Review Assessment by Abimbola Akosile
Letter from the President
During the last few days, from 28-30 January, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, home to the headquarters of the African Union, hosted meetings of the NEPAD Heads of State Implementation Committee, the African Peer Review Forum of Heads of State and Government, and the read more...
31 January 2007, This Day (Nigeria)
Nigeria is one of the three African countries to under-go a peer review exercise, in line with the countinent's quest for good governance and resultant development. Currently only twenty-four out of fifty-three African countries are subscribed to the African Peer Review Mechanism, which is a governance tool of the New Partnership for Economic Development read more...
Statement at the closure of the 8th Ordinary Assembly of the African Union
31 January 2007, Civil Society Joint Statement
(Addis Ababa, 31 January 2007) -- Civil Society Organisations and MDG campaigners welcomed the adoption of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance, but call for greater urgency in protecting citizens and ensuring their effective participation in the affairs of the Union.
NEPAD integration stalls
While the adoption of the democracy charter indicates read more...
31 January 2007, Botswana Press Agency
ADDIS ABABA - The African Union has to wait a little longer for the integration of the New Partnership for Africas Development (NEPAD) into its structure following the adhoc committees failure to submit a report on the issue.
High marks for Ghana's APRM Implementation
The Deputy Permanent Secretary for Development in the Office of the President, Mrs Grace Muzila said Monday that read more...
30 January 2007, Accra Mail (Ghana)
Kwaku Osei Bonsu,
Le gouvernement d’Union des Etats Unis d Afrique, au menu du prochain sommet de l’UA
Ghana's Implementation Report on the recommendations of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) has received overwhelming commendation.
The 25 States that have signed up to be peer-reviewed were unanimous in their assessment that it was a reflection of a success story from Africa.
The Report read more...
30 January 2007, APA (Dakar)
Omar FAYE, envoyé spécial
Mbeki, Obasanjo laud Ghananian President Kufuor
APA - Addis Abeba (Ethiopie) Le prochain de l Union africaine (UA) prévu en juillet à Accra (Ghana), sera essentiellement consacré à la mise en place d un gouvernement d’Union des Etats Unis d’Afrique, a révélé mardi, à la presse, le ministre d’Etat sénégalais des Affaires Etrangères.
Outre les read more...
30 January 2007, BuaNews (SA govt)
Addis Ababa - South African President Thabo Mbeki and Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo have commended President John Agyekum Kufuor for spearheading the process of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) in Ghana.
En accueillant en mars prochain une réunion du Comité des chefs d'état, L'Algérie oeuvre au renforcement du Nepad au sein du G8
The African Union Assembly elected Ghana on Monday, represented by President Kufuor, to serve as its chair for the 2007/2008 read more...
30 January 2007, La Tribune (Algerie)
La décision a été prise à la veille du 8ème sommet des chefs d'Etat et de gouvernement de l'Union africaine (UA) : Alger abritera en mars prochain une réunion du Comité des plus hauts dirigeants africains pour la mise en oeuvre du Nepad (New Partnership for Africa's Development -Nouveau partenariat pour le développement de l'Afrique-). Cette annonce read more...
Ethiopian PM Zenawi Elected As Nepad Executive Committee Chair
29 January 2007, BuaNews (SA govt)
Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was elected as chairman of the executive organ of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), at NEPAD's 6th Ordinary Session on Sunday.
Nepad Quizzes Kibaki Over War Against Graft
Mr Meles was elected to chair the executive committee of NEPAD for his contributions in the organisation's activities and for taking the regional organisation read more...
29 January 2007, The Nation (Kenya)
by Mugo Njeru
Nigeria to Benefit From Peer Review Programme
President Kibaki was yesterday questioned by his peers in Nepad over the Government's commitment to fight graft and entrench good governance.
The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, also interrogated the President on his Government's economic performance and efforts to address read more...
29 January 2007, This Day (Nigeria)
by Funso Muraina
Tabling of South Africa's APRM report postponed to July
Nigeria stands to benefit more from the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), as it has provided a platform for the assessment of the level of governance by its leaders and identified deficiencies and institutional weaknesses.
This was stated yesterday by the Special Adviser to the President on New Partnership read more...
29 January 2007, BuaNews (SA govt)
By Themba Gadebe
Sudan eats humble pie as Ghana takes the prize
Addis Ababa - The much awaited African Peer Review Mechanism country review report was not tabled to African leaders at the 6th Summit of the APRM as expected, but was instead postponed to July.
"The heads of State did not table South Africa's report largely because it is still a draft and incomplete," the read more...
29 January 2007, AU Monitor - Pambazuka
Ghana has been elected, by consensus, as the new chair of the African Union. Ghana is set to host the next AU Heads of State summit scheduled for July. Ghana's election averted a potentially embarrassing moment for the AU after Sudan failed to relinquish its bid in spite of widespread disquiet and opposition over its complicity in the deteriorating humanitarian read more...
Summit Fails to Agree On Nepad Being Part of AU
29 January 2007, The Nation (Kenya)
by Mugo Njeru
E-School Project Has Been Neglected
A move to integrate the New Partnership for Africa's Development into the African Union has flopped.
This emerged yesterday during a meeting of African leaders at AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, at which Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi was elected the new Nepad chairman.
Nigerian President read more...
29 January 2007, New Vision (Uganda)
by Micheal Kifubangabo
Archbishop Tutu/Wangari Maathai urge African Union Summit to Act urgently on Africa's Public Health Disaster
WHEN African Heads of state adopted New Partnerships for Africa's Development (NEPAD) in July 2001 summit, African Union, hope was that it could become their strategic framework for Africa's renewal where they would design a mechanism to address the current challenges facing the African continent.
At read more...
28 January 2007, CREDO
Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Professor Wangari Maathai urge African Union Heads of State Summit to Act Speedily to end Africa's Public Health Disaster
Union africaine, légère hausse du budget 2007
– Tutu Underlines that unless AU member states meet pledge to allocate 15% of national budgets to health care, Africa could loose 120 million lives by read more...
27 January 2007, Wal Fadjri (Dakar)
Le budget 2007 de l 'Union africaine (Ua) a été fixé à 163 millions de dollars américains pour les dépenses de fonctionnement et d'investissement, indique un rapport sur le budget dont la Pana a eu copie vendredi dans la capitale éthiopienne. Le budget de fonctionnement et d'investissement a connu une légère hausse de 4,76 pour cent par rapport à 2006, read more...
En prélude au sommet de l'Union africaine, la CEN-SAD veut un gouvernement pour l'Afrique
26 January 2007, Notre Voie (Cote d'Ivoire)
La Communauté des Etats sahélo-sahariens vient de tenir une conférence consultative à Syrte. Point unique à l'ordre du jour, la CEN-SAD soumettra, au prochain sommet de l'Union africaine, l'idée de la formation d'un gouvernement africain. Des débats houleux en perspectives, les 29 et 30 janvier prochains, à Addis Abeba.
Commencement des travaux du Conseil ministériel de l'Union africaine
Créer "les Etats-Unis read more...
26 January 2007, Ministère des Affaires Etrangères de l'Egypte
Le Conseil ministériel de l'Union africaine a commencé ses travaux, le 25 janvier, et vu que le Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, Ahmed Aboul Gheit représentera le Président Moubarak au Sommet de concertations de l'observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel, tenu à la ville libyenne de Syrte, l'Assistant du Ministre des Affaires Etrangères pour les affaires read more...
African Union seeks to raise the bar on rights inAfrica: How high can Member States jump?
26 January 2007, Au Monitor - Pambazuka
Africa's Foreign Ministers meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, are today expected to agree on a draft charter setting out new benchmarks on democracy, good governance and respect for fundamental rights and freedoms. The draft charter outlines measures required to entrench these values and hence foster democracy and the rule of law in Africa. The charter read more...
Continent Creates Awards to Encourage Scientists
25 January 2007, SciDev.Net
by Kimani Chege
AU Executive Council Prepares for Meeting
African heads of states have announced a raft of science and technology awards to increase the number of scientists in the continent.
The theme of the African Union (AU) summit -- underway in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -- is science and technology, with the goal of stimulating African development.
The read more...
25 January 2007, BuaNews (SA Govt)
by Themba Gadebe
Lessons From South African Peer Review
African foreign affairs ministers who sit on the Executive Council of the African Union have started to arrive here for the official opening of their 10th Ordinary Session.
The council's chairperson, Republic of Congo Foreign Affairs Minister Rodolphe Adada will declare the Ordinary Session open later on read more...
25 January 2007, The Monitor (Uganda)
by Thokozile Madonko
Mismanaged from the start?
As South Africa prepares African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) report in Addis Ababa at the end of January, other countries like Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia just embarking on the process should heed the mistakes that South Africa made.
The APRM is designed to promote good governance by assessing the performance read more...
25 January 2007, The Star (South Africa)
Mbeki will have a lot to answer to when questioned about the African Peer Review report on governance in SA. Ross Herbert takes a look at where it went wrong and how a country that helped establish the system didn't follow its own guidelines
Symbolic launch soon of African diplomatic passport
In Addis Ababa this weekend, just ahead of the African Union Summit, President Thabo Mbeki read more...
25 January 2007, APA
APA Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) The African Union (AU) Commission will next 25 May symbolically launch the African diplomatic passport, AU Commission chairman Alpha Oumar Konaré revealed Thursday in Addis Ababa at the opening of the 10th ordinary session of the AU executive Council.
Peer Review Report to be Presented at AU Summit
"The issue of African diplomatic passport is an act of faith, read more...
18 January 2007, BuaNews (SA Govt)
by Themba Gadebe
Regional Countries Want to Harmonise Land Policy
President Thabo Mbeki is to lead a South African delegation to the 8th Summit of the African Union Heads of State and Government, where the country's African Peer Review report is to be tabled.
South Africa's report will be presented at the 6th African Peer Review Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 28 January, read more...
17 January 2007, New Times (Rwanda)
by Innocent Gahigana
Egypt leads the way in North Africa with NEPAD e-Schools
Thirteen African countries intend to forge a common land policy, the Registrar of Land Tittles in the Ministry of Lands and Environment, Eugene Rurangwa has said.
He was speaking yesterday during a three-day consultative workshop at Hotel Mille Collines. Delegates attending are from thirteen African read more...
16 January 2007, NEPAD DIALOGUE (NEPAD Secretariat)
The Egyptian Minister of Education, Dr Yousry Al-Gamal, officially launched the NEPAD e-Schools Demonstration Project at Al-Haddain Secondary School in El Behaira Governate, Egypt on 11 February 2007. The project is a joint venture of the Egyptian Government, HP Consortium, Oracle Consortium and the NEPAD e-Africa Commission.
Des ONG évaluent la participation citoyenne aux activités de l’UA
Egypt is read more...
16 January 2007, APA News
APA-Dakar (Sénégal)A la veille de la tenue du 8ème sommet de l’Union africaine (UA), prévu du 29 au 30 janvier à Addis Abeba (Ethiopie), trois organisations non gouvernementales viennent de publier une étude portant sur la participation de la société civile africaine aux activités de l’Union africaine (UA).
Africa: Africa Aims to Turn Natural Resources Into Arsenal for Development
Intitulée « Pour une Union africaine read more...
11 January 2007, Southern African News Features (Harare)
Les Etats-Unis d'Afrique - Me Wade défend le projet et charge les ministres africains
Science, technology, climate change and football will top the agenda when African leaders meet in Ethiopia from 29-30 January for the African Union (AU) summit.
Strategies on how to turn the continent's vast natural resources into an arsenal for development will dominate proceedings when African read more...
11 January 2007, Wal Fadjri (Dakar)
Pour Me Wade, l'Union africaine n'a besoin désormais que d'un effort de plus pour passer au stade des Etats-Unis d'Afrique. Seulement, se désole le chef de l'Etat du Sénégal, les ministres africains retardent les choses. Me Wade a même l'impression que les 'vieux' chefs d'Etat sont plus avancés que leurs 'jeunes' ministres sur la question.
AU Summit to Discuss Science And Innovation
08 January 2007, BuaNews (SA govt)
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will host a Science, Technology and Innovation Exhibition during the African Union (AU) Summit, aimed at highlighting the role of science and technology in the continent.
2007 - CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIAN LAW
The exhibition will take place between 22 and 30 January, running parallel to the 2007 AU summit of Heads of State and Governments, read more...
08 January 2007, This Day (Nigeria)
CHIDI ANSELM ODINKALU examines critical factors which he says will shape the nation's legal landscape in 2007 and concludes it will surely be a year of enormous legal challenges and opportunities
Cultural Democracy Vital
Imagining a prognosis for the law in Nigeria in 2007 is a bit of a no-brainer. The legal landscape will be somewhere between déjà vu and plus read more...
02 January 2007, The Herald (Zimbabwe)
by Stephen J. Chifunyise
The African Union Commission hold a working session meeting with the Pan African Parliament
CHAIRMAN of the African Union Commission Alpha Omar Konare launched the Charter for African Cultural Renaissance at the official opening of the First Pan African Cultural congress of the African Union held on November 13, 2006 at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Charter, read more...
28 December 2006, African Union
Addis Ababa December 28, 2006 – A meeting grouping the African Union Commission and the Pan African Parliament (PAP), held this morning at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, under the chairmanship of Professor Alpha Oumar Konaré, Chairperson of the AU Commission, and of Mrs. Gertrude Mongella, President of the Pan African Parliament, in the presence read more...
Réunion de travail entre la Commission de l’Union Africaine et le Bureau du Parlement Panafricain
28 December 2006, Union Africaine
Addis Abéba 28 décembre 2006 - Une réunion de travail a réuni, ce matin, au siège de l’Union à Addis Abéba, la commission africaine et le Bureau du Parlement Panafricain (PAP), sous la présidence du professeur Alpha Oumar Konaré, Président de la Commission et Mme Gertrude Mongella, Présidente du Parlement et en présence notamment du Vice Président de read more...
Uganda Gears Up for African Peer Review
27 December 2006, East African
by Benon Herbert Oluka
Govt Announces Interim Update On Programme of Action
With the review date for Uganda's political-economic performance drawing closer, the Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) National Commission in Uganda has taken steps to involve the country's legislators in the process.
Last week, the national commission held a workshop to sensitise Members of Parliament read more...
15 December 2006, BuaNews (SA govt)
by Oupa Segalwe
Mbeki's Chance to Show What He's Made of
Government has made an interim update on its Programme of Action (POA), spokesperson Themba Maseko said Thursday.
Programmes reflected in the update are the biofuel strategy, Broad-Based Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice, capacity building in the public service, the African Peer Review Mechanism read more...
14 December 2006, Financial Gazette (Harare)
by Mavis Makuni
NEPAD-OECD Roundtable on Mobilising Private Investment in Africa in Support of Development: Laying the Foundations for Sustained Progress
THE eyes of observers will be on South African president, Thabo Mbeki, to see how he deals with two important issues currently in his "in" basket.
The first is the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) report on his country and the second is the call that has been made by the Eastern Cape branch of the ruling read more...
13 December 2006, OECD
12-13 December 2006 - Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
Stakeholders review NEPAD’s vision and strategic framework for Rwanda
There is no region in the world where private investment is needed more than in Africa. Domestic capital formation and international investment are drivers of development and crucial for sustaining higher living standards. There have been encouraging economic developments in many African economies read more...
08 December 2006, NEPAD DIALOGUE (NEPAD Secretariat)
Stakeholders at a workshop in Kigali reviewed two reports relating to NEPAD in Rwanda: a vision and strategic framework for NEPAD Rwanda, and a monitoring and evaluation framework on the implementation of the APRM program of action.
Nepad Cross-Boarder Infrastructure Projects
The stakeholders met at a one-day workshop held on 30 November 2006, presided over by John Rwangombwa, read more...
08 December 2006, Highway Africa News Agency
By: Zachary Ochieng
Mme Savané se félicite de la promotion de la paix
The continued delay of the implementation of the East African Submarine Cable System (Eassy) lends credence to allegations that the New Partnership for Africa?s Development?s (Nepad) cross-border infrastructure projects will never get off the ground smoothly.
Eassy, a noble initiative to connect countries read more...
07 December 2006, La Tribune (Algerie)
Au terme de sa visite en Algérie, deux documents ont été signés
DAC Chair calls on donors to deliver on their Gleneagles commitments
Mme Marie Angélique Savané, membre du panel des éminentes personnalités et présidente de la mission du Mécanisme africain d'évaluation par les pairs (MAEP), s'est félicitée, au terme de son séjour en Algérie, des «avancées significatives» enregistrées par l'Algérie dans la read more...
06 December 2006, OECD
Final data on aid flows in 2005 reveal that underlying aid flows to the poorest countries in sub-Saharan Africa have stalled. Official development assistance from members of the OECDâ€™s Development Assistance Committee, which groups the worldâ€™s major donors, reached USD 106.8 billion in 2005, a record high. But USD 22.7 billion of this was for debt read more...
Le Président du CAD appelle les donneurs à honorer les engagements souscrits à Gleneagles
06 December 2006, OCDE
06/12/2006 - Les données définitives concernant les apports d’aide consentis en 2005 font apparaître une stagnation de l’aide au développement hors remise de dette en faveur des pays les plus pauvres d’Afrique subsaharienne. L’aide publique au développement déboursée par les membres du Comité d’aide au développement de l’OCDE, qui réunit les principaux read more...
APRM Paints a Positive Picture of South Africa
05 December 2006, BuaNews (SA Govt)
by Themba Gadebe
The draft of South Africa's African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) self-assessment report, has shown the country is heading in the right direction.
Public Service and Administration Minister Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi welcomed the report today, following this year's final meeting of the National Anti-Corruption read more...