Freetown, 2 October – IDA wish happy birthday to the man who transformed Sierra Leone from a stone age to a modern nation—PRESIDENT ERNEST BAI KOROMA. Dr. Koroma is 64 today. Picture by Cocoriko.
Berlin, 8 September – Meeting in the Embassy of Senegal between HE Mr. Gueye, Ambassador of Senegal in Berlin and Mr. Donaly Malungu, representative of ADA President in Europe. Meeting organized on the setting up of a support platform for Merkel’s Chancellor’s project for the development of Africa by a Marschall plan devised by the
Siegen, 01 September – In Siegen (Germany) a meeting was held between Mr. Donaly Malungu, Representative of the President of the ADA in Europe, Dr. Reverend Pastor Daniel KAWATA, and the Honorable Volkmar Klein, Member of the CDU and Member of the Bundestag, close to German Chancellor Merkel. The topic was the collaboration between Germany
New York, 25 July – At its coordination and management meeting of 25 July 2017, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) approved the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations to grant Special Consultative Status to the Initiative for the Development of Africa – IDA.
Torino, 20 June – The Association Novapangea and Csar (Center for the Arts of Russia, Ca ‘Foscari-Venezia) have organized an important international event at the Venaria Royal Palace in Turin. In the morning, Russian entrepreneurs and experts featured the conference and have answered to the questions from the present business world. In the afternoon, seven
Riyadh, 24 May – President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency, Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, attending the Arab Islamic American Summit at the King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center in Riyadh. The summit is between leaders of Muslim-majority countries and US President, Donald Trump, which aims to decouple Islam’s image from terrorism.
Milan, 9 Mai – Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit is one of the top Food Innovation events worldwide. Seeds&Chips was dedicated to showcasing national and international talent and cutting-edge solutions from around the world. Mr. Obama spoke about how climate change was imperiling food production around the world and threatening to aggravate the “migration that
Durban, 3-5 May – Africa is facing a mixed outlook for growth. The economic growth forecast for the continent over the coming year is expected to be lower than the 5% average of the past decade. This is largely due to the dip in commodity prices and the economic slowdown in China. That said, a
New York, 28 April – On Apr 28 RCNY and the Rotary Italian delegation working on Refugee Projects jointly with the United Nations paid a visit today to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Firas Kayhal and Andrew Painter – both Senior Advisors/Liaisons. The delegation consisted of President RCNY Can Erbilgin, Chair International Meetings
Freetown, 27 April – President Koroma hosts Gambian counterpart Adama Barrow. Gambian President Adama Barrow arrived in Freetown last evening for a two-day working visit from Wednesday 26 April to Thursday, 27 April, 2017. This is President Barrow’s first visit to Sierra Leone since assuming the mantle as President of the Republic of The Gambia.
Abidjan, 7 April – The 14th Annual African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) Conference, take place in Abidjan the 3 to 7 April 2017; is the Largest African Private Equity Gathering Globally. The Annual AVCA Conference is the association’s flagship event, which provides the private equity and venture capital industry in Africa with
Geneva, 20 March – During the Africa CEO Forum President Sall also took a strong stance against Africa’s supposed role in Europe’s ongoing migrant crisis. “Africa and Europe have a long history but what I cannot accept is the characterization of African migration”. He made it clear that it was in the continent’s best interest
Dakar, 10 March – Mrs Pauline Seck-Faye, the ADA Communication Manager has participate to a Meeting organized by Atraxis and the World Bank regarding the financing of infrastructure in Africa. She was part of the panelists, Mr. Maguatte Wade is the former Director of the Execution Agency for Public Infrastructures (AGETIP) and Abdoulaye Ly the
Rabat, 24 February – Mohamed H’MIDOUCHEHE ADA Vice President met in Rabat, Mr. Marcel A. DE SOUZA, President of ECOWAS Commission, during the launching forum of the Arab and African Trade Bridges, organized jointly by the Moroccan Ministry of Trade, Industry and Digital Economy, the Islamic Development Bank and its subsidiary ITFC.
Dakar, 24 February – Meeting with Mr. Moustapha Cissé LO President of the ECOWAS Parliament and Mr. Benoit NGom ADA President, with Mr. Ousmane Sy Ndiaye Advisor in charge of international cooperation of ADA. The meeting was to consolidate the partnership between ADA and ECOWAS.
Rabat, 23 February – Mohamed H’MIDOUCHEHE ADA Vice President met in Rabat, Dr. Bandar Ben Mohammed El Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank, during the launching forum of the Arab and African Trade Bridges, organized jointly by the Moroccan Ministry of Trade, Industry and Digital Economy, the Islamic Development Bank and its subsidiary ITFC.
Rabat, 23 February – Mohamed H’MIDOUCHEHE ADA Vice President met in Rabat, Mr. Hani Sonbol, President of the Islamic International Trade Financing Institution (ITFC), during the launching forum of the Arab and African Trade Bridges, organized jointly by the Moroccan Ministry of Trade, Industry and Digital Economy, the Islamic Development Bank and its subsidiary ITFC.
Abidjan, 22 February – THE ALLIANCE OF WOMEN FOR MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AND HUMANITARIAN ACTIONS (AFAMAH) is signing an MOU with IDA to develop part of the NourDign project in Ivory Coast. Andrea Giannetto met Mrs. NA DIARRA SIDIBE DIABAGATE President of AFAMAH have discussed regarding the project startup.
Abidjan, 22 February – Andrea Giannetto and Mrs. KONE Antoinette, President of Rafaa, Network of Associations of Actives Women of Africa , have discussed regarding the pilot phase of the rice process in Ivory Coast. RAFAA, ADN and IDA are working on the Business Plan for the project develpment.
Dakar, 1 February – AFAMAH and IDA have had a meeting in Dakar to discuss regarding the IDA women social project development in Ivory Coast. The agreement was to start with a couple of Pilots for food processing, mainly cocoa and cashew. By the end of February 2017, Mrs. Nadiarra Sidibé Diabagaté AFAMAH President and
Cape Town, South Africa, 17 January 2017 – With only 41 per cent of countries regularly producing data on violence against women and only 13 per cent of countries having a dedicated gender statistics budget, the first-ever United NationsWorld Data Forum, explored ways to close these data gaps. “Gender statistics are critical for setting priorities,
Monrovia, Liberia, 12 December – The President of the Republic of Liberia and Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leads a High-level delegation of the Sub-regional Body to The Gambia.
Dakar, 28 November – A Governmental meeting for the women empowerment has been organized by UNACOIS. UNACOIS has involved several representatives of the main governmental institutions interested on the project; the women ministry has headed the meeting with the coordination of ADA and IDA.
Freetown, 28 November – China has become one of Sierra Leone’s most trusted and valued development partner. In the words of President Ernest Koroma , while Speaking at the commissioning ceremony of the Sierra Leone/Chinese Jui Friendship Hospital Ebola Holding Centre and Mobile Laboratory held on Friday September 26, 2014, China is a special friend
Abidjan, 17 November – In a context of growth for African economies these past 5 years, and with the incredible opportunity offered by the connection of the continent to the world, African SMEs would benefit the coming years, from countless development possibilities. A general consensus on the key role of the private sector in Africa
Marrakech, 16 November – Sierra Leone’s President , Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma yesterday addressed the COP 22 UN Climate Change Conference being held in Marrakech , Morocco, where almost 200 nations are meeting to work out ways to implement the 2015 Paris agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Dakar, 14-15 November – The fifth ISID Forum, co-organized by UNIDO and the Government of Senegal, took place in Dakar, Senegal, on 14 and 15 November. The Forum presented the experience and results of PCP implementation in pilot countries − Ethiopia, Peru and Senegal − to sensitize African countries to the principles of inclusive and
Abuja, 7 October – Chief Monica Eshan Ogon has been appointed as National Representative of African Diplomatic Academy (ADA) in Nigeria and Resident Representative to ECOWAS. She collaborate with Mr. EL Hadji Medoune THIOUNE for better develop the IDA/ADA project in the Country.
Paris, 22 September – The most important economic event about Africa, organized in France. Under the auspices and patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, in joint collaboration with AfricaFrance and the Economic, Social and Environmental Council, the Africa 2016 meetings will actively promote “economic and human ties between Africa and France