Development - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper New York Forum Africa 2013: The ICC, judicial colonialism in Africa? Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:54:06 +0200 At a debate on "independence" in Africa during the second edition of the New York Forum Africa 2013 in Libreville, Gabon, the Rwandan minister for foreign affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, called into question the role of the International Criminal Court. The chief prosecutor of the ICC, Fatou Bensouda, tried to defend the judicial institution that she directs. Fouâd Harit Africa, a "myriad" of markets Sat, 15 Jun 2013 17:27:00 +0200 Africa is consuming, but not enough. The products arriving on African markets do not necessarily match demand. It is all happening too slowly. These were the conclusions of the debate "The new African consumer" at the New York Forum Africa 2013 in Libreville, Gabon. Fouâd Harit NYF Africa 2013: "We are not beggars," says Ali Bongo Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:03:00 +0200 The Gabonese president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, speaking on Friday at the 2nd edition of the New York Forum Africa, invited Africans to work for the development of their people in order to create more wealth. Africa is bursting with potential and Africans should feel proud, even if there have been some hiccups, said the Gabonese leader, who asserted: "We are not beggars." Pierre Eric Mbog Batassi New-York Forum Africa: going forward Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:39:00 +0200 From 14 to 16 June, Libreville moves to the beat of the second New-York Forum Africa. The success of the first forum, in June 2012, looks set to be repeated. With an ambition: to celebrate the marriage of private initiative and the development of public infrastructure; investing both in business and in the conditions for future development. The presence of six African heads of state on Friday 14 June in Libreville showed this new horizon for African development. Olivier Zegna-Rata More than a Distributor, THEMA is THE partner when it comes to international development Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:53:30 +0200 THEMA* continues its distribution and marketing strategy of ethnic offers, in Europe and worldwide, confirming its status of preferred partner for international development of TV channels intended for immigrated communities and their respective descendants all over the world. From market research to channel distribution, THEMA is there at every step of the value chain. Thabo Mbeki: “The relationship between African and its ex-colonizers is illegal!” Fri, 07 Dec 2012 11:28:58 +0100 Charity begins at home, and Africans need to take the first bold steps to deal with problems affecting them instead of depending on the west. Former South African President, Thabo Mbeki's message was met with a resounding applause at the 6th edition of Africities in Dakar, Senegal. Capucine Dayen, Assanatou Baldé Argentine orders the evacuation of Libertad ship by Ghanaian authorities. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 15:05:08 +0200 Ojong Debra Morocco and Spain strengthening their relations Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:06:59 +0200 Ojong Debra EU agencies promote Aquaculture to fight against hunger in poor countries. Tue, 02 Oct 2012 11:36:13 +0200 An international initiative to create awareness on the role of aquaculture in food security in poor countries has been launched; the program will bring together a global alliance of development agencies, governments and universities to help low-income food-deficit countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Ojong Debra GUINEA RELIEF OF ITS DEBTS Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:33:25 +0200 Ojong Debra Individual Liberty delivers economic freedom and progress Wed, 12 Oct 2011 16:32:37 +0200 Everyone says they believe in freedom. The kind of freedom that endures is individual liberty that comes at no cost to anyone else. Increasing such liberty is the best way to solve many of South Africa's and the world's problems. Franklin Cudjoe Africa's ‘Growth is not accompanied by employment'? Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:25:04 +0200 Africa's labour movement is on the move from Cape to Cairo – demanding democracy, devising policy and building a new African economy that creates jobs and opportunities for all. Kwasi Adu-Amankwah, the former head of Ghana's powerful labour federation, was elected general-secretary of the Africa division of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) in 2007, putting him at the helm of a pan-African labour movement representing 16 million workers in 47 countries. Michael Fleshman spoke with him at the World Social Forum in Dakar, Senegal, on 8 February, shortly after Mr. Adu-Amankwah led a march to the Egyptian embassy in solidarity with the Egyptian people's pro-democracy movement. Michael Fleshman Ethiopia and U.K. forge closer economic ties Tue, 29 Mar 2011 17:33:09 +0200 Ethiopia and United Kingdom are soon to sign a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) that aims to give further impetus to growing trade and investment relations between the two countries. Yohannes Anberbir Africans lend tech savvy to elections, banking, education Thu, 24 Mar 2011 16:44:37 +0100 Africa is wired and fast proving its tech savviness as millions of Africans adopt new technology. A decision by UEMOA, an eight-member country, to approve several millions of dollars to boost ICT in universities comes in a backdrop of specialised election web applications and mobile banking tools that have taken the continent by storm. Ernest Harsch African hi-tech taking leading position Tue, 22 Mar 2011 12:44:15 +0100 For 48 long hours, employees of Senegal's National Telecommunications Company cut telephone and Internet connections to the rest of the world. That bold action, in August 2010, sought to force the government to back down on a plan to grant a US company exclusive rights to manage incoming international phone calls. André-Michel Essoungou