The International Trade Centre is marking its 50th year of fostering trade that promotes sustainable development and poverty reduction. This week's World Export Development Forum in Kigali, organized by the ITC, aims to stimulate job and income growth through trade - and women are at the heart of the efforts. Follow AllAfrica's on-the-scene reporting from Rwanda.
The U.S. has committed to working with the Rwandan government, Interpol and the United Nations in renewed efforts to bring to book nine key suspects of the 1994 genocide wanted by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
They sang chorus, Methodist hymns and danced to the surprise of onlookers when President John Evans Atta Mills, of blessed memory, turned the valve on an offshore platform to signify the commercial production of oil and gas in commercial quantities in the Jubilee field of Cape Three Points in the Western Region of Ghana.
Thousands of Nigerians who have fled attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram are crowded into Minawao refugee camp in Cameroon’s Far North Region, living in increasingly squalid conditions and at risk of contracting measles and other diseases, according to relief agencies.
The government has signed a multi-million dollar platinum deal with Russia among several other trade and investment deals barely a month after securing similar "mega deals" with China according to The Herald.
During a town hall Monday with 500 young African leaders, President Obama announced the expansion of his Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and the renaming of the Washington Fellowship Program after the late South African president, Nelson Mandela. Through YALI, the United States is investing in the next generation of African leaders, and has committed significant resources to enhance leadership skills, bolster entrepreneurship, and connect young African leaders with one another, the United States, and the American people.