He pointed out that the choice of the theme€™s subject comes in the light of the African Union€™s awareness of how great a priority it is to combat corruption and to avoid wasting public wealth for the sake of using it in developing the continent.
Ramallah, Jan. 25 (BNA): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will head to the Ethiopia to take part in the African Union Summit, which will be held in Addis Ababa on Sunday and Monday.
As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to make a presentation on corruption in Africa, report says the continent loses $148 billion a year to the scourge.
Songwe said these goals were unlikely to be realised unless corruption is aggressively and swiftly addressed.
"Adjusting for population growth, the projected economic growth remains inadequate for Africa to make significant progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the eradication of poverty and hunger", said Songwe.
'For Africa, we plan a rebound in growth to 3.5 percent in 2018 and 3.7 percent in 2019, supported by stronger external demand and a moderate increase in commodity prices, ' he added.
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Corrupt practices undermine the future of Africa, including illicit financial outflows in which the region loses 50 billion dollars a year, denounced the official. "As Such, there's need to upscale efforts at structural reforms, prudent economic management and promoting regional integration", she further said.
Fighting against corruption and attaining financial independence will be the two major themes of the 30th summit of AU's heads of states and governments.
He will also attend a session to discuss the report of the Agenda 2063 Ministerial Follow-up Committee.
"Morocco has a very important role in the areas of peace and security, trade promotion and infrastructure development in the continent", said Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU).
The endorsement was in recognition of his personal commitment and widely acclaimed anti-graft drive at the domestic level.
At least 14 more were injured and taken to a hospital, said Inamullah Miakhial, spokesman for the Nangarhar regional hospital. After blowing up a auto outside the charity's compound, the attackers used a rocket propelled grenade to storm the complex.
An Alachua County police report states Swann began critiquing Riggs' performance as they drove back to their Orlando-area home. Another witness also alleged that when Swann didn't put the vehicle in park when he exited, it carried on moving and crashed.
Right-handed reliever Trevor Hoffman just missed in 2017, but bumped up nearly six percentage points to 79.9 per cent. Hoffman was the first to 500 and 600 saves, and tied a record at the time with 53 saves for the 1998 Padres.
He's more known for his accuracy as he completed 68.3 percent of his passes over the course of his collegiate career. Most felt that it was a great idea for Mayfield to attend the Senior Bowl and let his passion for the game shine.
The stock is now moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -9.85% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.89 percent. Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0.01% in Laredo Petroleum, Inc.
Roughly a third of the female nominees at the previous six Grammy's were women from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups. The women with the most songwriting credits are Nicki Minaj, with 15; Rihanna, with 13; and Taylor Swift, with 11.
Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 81,560 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,246,900.80. The iPhone maker reported $1.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.10.
The Timberwolves are not going to win this game, but they should be able to keep the game close , and under double digits. Towns, widely regarded as a future National Basketball Association superstar, believes his team is on the right track.
But now we've got a secret society-DOJ, FBI, intelligence community-some of it directly in touch with the Obama White House. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington , D.C.in 2012.
This sentencing covers seven of the 10 counts, with another sentencing for the remaining counts expected later this month. His client says she was sexually assaulted when she was 11-years-old by her coach in Savannah.
Among the quartet who have agreed to a pay cut, Vine was shown to be the highest paid, earning between £700,000 and £749,999. With the BBC now taking action, Gracie will return to the newsroom in London, saying she expects to be "paid equally".
Hearthstone is bringing big changes to its ranked system
At the end of every month, the ladder resets, and you're given a new placement based on how well you did the previous month. To ensure players have a fair shot at the cardback, players will just have to win five games to earn the monthly cardback.
Clouds Friday, rain this weekend
The clouds rush in this evening with the chance of a light rain shower late tonight into Saturday morning. A few late day flurries, and perhaps some overnight snow showers are possible through the night.
General Motors Company (GM) EPS Estimated At $1.29
Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 57,091 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,569,095. COSTANTINI ROBERT G sold $120,019 worth of ORBCOMM Inc. $2.42M worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC) on Friday, January 5.
Launch problems for SES-14/YahSat-3
Uncertainty then followed as controllers tried to determine the status of Ariane and the satellites it was carrying. The rocket has a major NASA mission on its manifest for next year, the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope.
South Texas Sees Uptick in Zika Birth Defects
A total of 1,469 Zika infections, most acquired by people traveling outside the country, were reported in Florida in 2016. Local spread of the virus also cropped up in areas of Miami Beach and Miami's Little River neighborhood.
Floyd Mayweather Sr. pleads not guilty to punching woman
The woman reportedly had scratches on her left arm and back, along with a bruise on her thigh from Mayweather Sr. striking her. Mayweather Sr, who is a former professional boxer who competed from 1974 to 1990, is due back in court March 27.
Mueller probe said to quicken pace as a key phase nears end
Dowd's disclosure did only not name the people nor provide a breakdown of how many were interviewed only by Mueller's team. The White House has turned over more than 20,000 pages of records. " I would do it under oath , absolutely", he said .