All Africa (sort by date) AllAfrica News: Africa (10)sourceAfrica: Sierra Leone Assumes African Union Peace and Security Council Chairmanship 4 hours 1 min ago [Concord] Addis Ababa -On Monday, 5th December, 2016 Sierra Leone assumed leadership of the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) and held its first meeting under the chairmanship of Ambassador Osman Keh Kamara, Sierra Leone's multi accredited envoy to Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to the African Union, to consider and adopt the "Draft Provisional Programme of Work of the Peace and Security Council for the month. West Africa: Groupe Ideal Boss Wins Best West Africa Entrepreneur Award 4 hours 36 min ago [Business Day] The President of Groupe Ideal, Dr Nii Kotei Dzani has been adjudged the Most Outstanding Finance and SME Entrepreneur in West Africa at the 13th Security Watch Africa Awards in South Africa. Africa: Cummings Africa Foundation Trade Fair Lives Up to Expectation 4 hours 48 min ago [Observer] Yes indeed, the Cummings Africa Foundation's (CAF) innovation and entrepreneurship fair came at a time when local arts and crafts entrepreneurs were finding it difficult to generate much needed revenue after the US Embassy cancelled its annual (December) fair. Africa: Fidel Castro, a Larger-Than-Life Leader in Tumultuous Times 5 hours 32 min ago [IPS] Rio De Janeiro -Among the many leaders who left their mark on history in the 20th century, Fidel Castro - who died Nov. 25 at the age of 90 - stood out for propelling Cuba into a global role that was unexpectedly prominent for a small country, in an era when arms were frequently taken up to settle national and international disputes. Africa: UN Security Council Seats Taken By Arms Exporters 5 hours 38 min ago [IPS] United Nations -Nine of the world's top ten arms exporters will sit on the UN Security Council between mid-2016 and mid-2018. Africa: Governments Urged to Implement Agricultural Policies 5 hours 40 min ago [East African] Abuja -African countries have been urged to now implement their policies on agriculture and industrialisation in order to achieve sustainable growth and development. Africa: G77 Reiterates Call for IMF Reforms and Equitable Voting Power 7 hours 44 min ago [IPS] United Nations -The Group of 77 joined by China have reiterated their call for the full implementation of the 2010 International Monetary Fund (IMF) Quota and Governance Reforms. Africa: News - Africa Squandering Its Potential, Ifad President Tells House of Lords 8 hours 33 min ago [Addis Standard] Africa is a world leader in poverty and hunger due to a lack of committed leadership and rampant corruption, said Dr Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in his address at the House of Lords yesterday. Africa: Are We the Last Election Thieves Standing? 8 hours 59 min ago [Citizen] I am sure I am not the only one who hasn't recovered from the events in the tiny west African nation last week. Africa: Eco-Friendly Nanomembrane Removes Oil Spills 9 hours 41 min ago [SciDev.Net] Researchers from Egypt and Saudi Arabia have developed a simple way to manufacture an eco-friendly and affordable membrane that can efficiently adsorb oils spills from sea or waste water.