The United States deeply respects the people of Africa - President Trump

Posted January 28, 2018

Rady said in a statement on Friday that the fight against corruption is gaining importance in many African countries that seek to address the problem in order to realize the aspirations of their peoples to live in dignity.

While attending the 30th African Union (AU) summit in Ethiopia, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the global development would not have success if Africa fails to take advantage of its youth dividend.

This issue will top the agenda of the Heads of State and Government, set for 28-29 January under the motto "Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa's Transformation". He has the role of flagging off the continent's wide war against corruption.

We are working together to increase free, fair, and reciprocal trade between the United States and African countries, and partnering to improve transportation security and safeguard legal immigration. "The statements on Jerusalem, a reduction of contribution to a peacekeeping operations budget. the continent can not keep quiet about all these", said Mahmat.

Other important meetings planned on the margins of the AU Summit include a meeting of the African Peer Review Mechanism of which Namibia is a member and meeting of the Committee of Ten Heads of State and Government for Education, Science, and Technology in Africa for which Namibia is a co-champion.

According to Adesina, it is the first time in the 54-year-old history of the AU that anti-corruption would be made a theme of the gathering of the regional leaders.

JANUARY 25- I offer my deepest compliments as you gather in Addis Ababa for the 30th African Union Summit.

The unveiling followed his endorsement to champion the fight against corruption on the continental level at the 29th summit held previous year.

Recall that President Buhari had secured the endorsement in recognition of his personal commitment and widely acclaimed anti-graft drive at the domestic level.