Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) -
  • Abe opens TICAD V with US$32 bln package pledge
    01 june 2013 11:28:19
    Tokyo, Japan (PANA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe on Saturday opened the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) with the announcement of a five-year US$32 billion package to support infrastructure development and boost economic growth in Africa. Full text...

  • Dlamini Zuma heads AUC delegation to TICAD V in Japan
    31 may 2013 08:04:27
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - For the first time, the African Union Commission (AUC) is co-organising the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), the fifth edition of which opens Saturday in Yokohama, Japan. Full text...

  • Burundi’s President leaves for Japan
    30 may 2013 13:06:33
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) - Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza left his country Thursday for Yokohama, Japan, where he will attend the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V), scheduled for 1-3 June, the presidency said in a statement. Full text...

  • TICAD V due to kick off 1 June in Japan
    29 may 2013 19:14:39
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – The Japanese government will host the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) from 1 to 3 June in Yokohama, the Japanese Embassy in Mauritania disclosed here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Africa, Japan hail conduct of TICAD IV
    30 may 2008 13:16:00
    Yokohama- Japan (PANA) -- Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, also incumbe nt chairman of the African Union (AU) and Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda W ednesday hailed the conduct of the fourth Tokyo International Conference on Afri c a's Development(TICAD IV), outlining the need to implement the crucial decisions mad e during the three-day meeting. Full text...

  • African heads of state flock to Japan for TICAD IV
    27 may 2008 23:10:00
    Yokohama- Japan (PANA) -- Presidents Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso and Amadou T oumani Touré of Mali arrived in Yokohama, in Japan's central southern part, on T u esday to attend the fourth Tokyo conference on Africa's development (TICAD IV) w h ich begins on Wednesday. Full text...

  • AU welcomes Japan's role in peace consolidation
    16 february 2006 15:40:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- The Commission of the African Union (AU) Thursday welcomed Japan's peace consolidation initiative for Africa, saying the continental body was committed to building strong partnership that backs Africa's own efforts. Full text...

  • African peace deals must be ring fenced
    16 february 2006 15:23:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- Peace agreements reached to end conflicts in Africa should be realistic, and create a dynamic for peace by laying out a process of interlocking and mutually reinforcing actions, Frene Ginwala, co-chair of the Global Coalition for Africa said here Thursday. Full text...

  • TICAD reaffirms need to support Africa, says Mwanawasa
    05 october 2003 13:31:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa Sunday said the Tokyo International Conference on Africa's Development (TICAD) reaffirms the need for the world to lend greater help to Africa's socio-economic and political growth. Full text...

  • Kenya to get US$4.5 million Japanese grant
    03 october 2003 17:54:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenya is to get 4. Full text...

  • Bongo wants African economy linked with global system
    02 october 2003 10:55:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gabonese President Omar Bongo called for the integration of the African economy into the global system as he addressed the closing ceremony of the Tokyo International Conference for Africa's Development (TICAD III), an official source said here Thursday. Full text...

  • Japan to co-finance Zambezi bridge in Mozambique
    01 october 2003 17:49:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano said Wednesday that Japan has agreed to provide 25 million US dollars towards the construction of a new bridge across the Zambezi river. Full text...

  • Gabonese envoy entices Japanese investors at TICAD III
    01 october 2003 12:21:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gabonese ambassador to Japan, Christian Obame, has assured Japanese industrialists of attractive investment incentives in the Central African nation, officials said here Wednesday. Full text...

  • Ravalomanana seeks African-Asian partnership
    01 october 2003 11:25:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- Economic cooperation between Asia and Africa should henceforth target the establishment of a strategic partnership, Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana suggested at the 3rd Tokyo International Conference for Africa's Development (TICAD III) that ended Wednesday in Tokyo. Full text...

  • African leaders urge new impetus for Afro-Asian ties
    01 october 2003 11:13:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- African leaders, who made a heavy presence at the 3rd Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD III) that ended here Wednesday, said they were looking forward to greater cooperation with Asian countries as an outcome of the Tokyo meeting. Full text...

  • NEPAD advocacy tops TICAD III attainments
    01 october 2003 10:56:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- Advocacy for the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) has been rated topmost among the main attainments of the 3rd Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III) that ended here Wednesday. Full text...

  • TICAD III urges donors to respect, trust African partnership
    01 october 2003 10:45:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- Emphasising the concepts of 'ownership' and 'partnership', the 3rd Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III) ended here Wednesday with a call for donors to respect and trust development options taken by the continent. Full text...

  • Wonder rice outshines other gains in TICAD process
    30 september 2003 10:54:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- A high-yield resistant rice developed through cooperation between African and Asian research institutions has received wide acclaim here as the most spectacular achievement yet within the framework of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). Full text...

  • WFP urges donors to act beyond feeding Africa's hungry
    30 september 2003 10:16:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director, James Morris challenged donors here Tuesday to aim beyond Africa's needs in times of crisis, to foster self-reliance among its peoples so they can cope on their own in adverse times. Full text...

  • Japan fosters human development in ties with Africa
    29 september 2003 16:37:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Africa's human resources development constitutes a key component of Japan's cooperation with countries of the continent, prioritising basic health, education and water provision. Full text...

  • Japan propels Malagasy agriculture sector
    29 september 2003 14:43:00
    Antananarivo- Madagascar (PANA) -- South-South cooperation materialised three years ago in Malagasy agricultural sector with the arrival of Vietnamese experts, under the aegis of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), to help develop rice farming in Madagascar. Full text...

  • Mbeki, Obasanjo, Wade upbeat about NEPAD prospects
    29 september 2003 13:58:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- Presidents Thabo Mbeki of South Africa, Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal, all fronting for the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), on Monday rejected claims that progress on the continental blueprint was slow. Full text...

  • TICAD III: Providing new horizons for Asia-Africa partnership
    29 september 2003 13:38:00
    Abidjan- Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) -- The Third Tokyo International Conference for Africa's Development (TICAD III), convening in the Japanese capital from 29 September to 1 October, no doubt provides a new horizon for Afro-Asian partnership in the new millennium. Full text...

  • Nigeria, Japan agree to strengthen bilateral relations
    29 september 2003 13:19:00
    Lagos- Nigeria (PANA) -- Nigeria and Japan have agreed to further strengthen existing bilateral relations for the mutual benefit of citizens of both nations, Nigerian Presidential Spokesperson Remi Oyo said in a statement released in Abuja Monday. Full text...

  • Japan elects to bridge Africa and Asia as TICAD III opens
    29 september 2003 08:06:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi announced a $1-billion aid package for Africa over the next five years, pledging to lay the "bridge between Asia and Africa," as the 3rd Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III) kicked off here Monday. Full text...

  • Muluzi in Japan for African development summit
    28 september 2003 14:59:00
    Blantyre- Malawi (PANA) -- Malawi President Bakili Muluzi has gone to Japan to attend the Third International Conference on African Development Conference (TICAD III) in Tokyo. Full text...

  • TICAD organisers decry international bias against Africa
    28 september 2003 10:36:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- On the eve of the 3rd Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III) opening here Monday, a panel of the organisers has warned it was about time Africa realised it would have to count on its own resolve and resources to face the challenges of globalisation. Full text...

  • TICAD specialist chides African leaders for 'dependence syndrome'
    28 september 2003 09:41:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- On the eve of the 3rd Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III) opening here Monday, a respected Japanese expert in the TICAD process has said the "dependence syndrome" among African leaders was, in part, to blame for the continent's frustrations with the international economic order. Full text...

  • Film festival takes Africa's HIV/AIDS campaign to TICAD III
    28 september 2003 09:24:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- In her crusade against HIV/AIDS, Gabonese First Lady Edith Lucie Bongo would on Tuesday be guest speaker at a film festival underway here on the sidelines of the 3rd Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III), officially billed to start 29 September. Full text...

  • Benin's Kerekou off to TICAD III
    27 september 2003 17:16:00
    Cotonou- Benin (PANA) -- Benin President Mathieu Kerekou left here Saturday for Japan to participate in the 3rd Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III), slated for 29 September to 1 October. Full text...

  • NEPAD takes centre stage at TICAD III
    27 september 2003 16:06:00
    Tokyo- Japan (PANA) -- Several African heads of state are due here this weekend for the 3rd Tokyo Conference on African Development (TICAD III) scheduled for 29 September through 1 October with particular focus on the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), the organisers indicated Saturday. Full text...

  • Gabonese leader Omar Bongo leaves for Tokyo TICAD III
    27 september 2003 11:44:00
    Libreville- Gabon (PANA) -- Gabonese President Omar Bongo left Libreville Saturday for Tokyo, Japan to attend the third Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III) from 27 September to 1 October. Full text...

  • Mbeki to attend TICAD III
    26 september 2003 23:45:00
    Johannesburg- South Africa (PANA) -- South African President Thabo Mbeki leads the country's delegation to the Tokyo International Conference on Africa's Development (TICAD III) in Tokyo, Japan from 28-29 September, a Foreign ministry statement said Friday. Full text...

  • Japan in cross-border project in Zambia to fight AIDS
    26 september 2003 21:30:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- The Japanese government said it was upbeat about an HIV/AIDS prevention project by TICAD III in Zambia that targets long distance truck drivers and commercial sex workers in border areas, Katsuhiro Sasaki, Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) resident representative in Lusaka, said the project, undertaken by the Tokyo International Conference for Africa's Development (TICAD III), was operating at six border areas. Full text...

  • 20 African leaders expected at Tokyo development Conference
    25 september 2003 16:38:00
    Dakar- Senegal (PANA) -- Some 20 African leaders are expected to attend the third Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III), which opens in the Japanese capital 29 September, organisers said. Full text...

  • President Mwanawasa off to attend TICAD
    21 september 2003 13:59:00
    Lusaka- Zambia (PANA) -- Zambian president, Levy Mwanawasa left Sunday for Japan to attend the third Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) scheduled 29 September to 1 October. Full text...

  • Addis Ababa meeting lays ground for Afro-Japanese confab
    26 february 2003 15:58:00
    Addis Ababa- Ethiopia (PANA) -- A preparatory meeting has been slated for 3-4 March in Addis Ababa ahead of the 3rd Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD III) later this year. Full text...

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