Being the world’s second largest continent, Africa is richly endowed with a variety of resources. But it needs to set aside its intra-continental differences in order to maximise the opportunities available from growing foreign interest.
Dr Jean Ping, has paid a three-day visit to Japan at the invitation of the the Japanese Government. Mr Naoto Kanstated that Japan is willing to further strengthen the relationship between Japan and the African Union.
Special Adviser to the President on the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Mr Tunji Olagunju, has come in defence of the programme against the comments of the Rivers State governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi.