Vera Songwe, said yesterday that the money was lost through various fraudulent activities.
She said corruption is the major source and elements of financial flows which drains tremendous resources from the continent. The AU has chosen the theme of winning the fight against corruption as a sustainable launch pad for Africa and its transformation.
According to Alonso, even though malaria is a continental problem, some countries, such as Nigeria, have the largest share of cases in the African continent.
Presidential Media Aide, Garba Shehu said this is in recognition of the massive decline in corruption in public services since Buhari took office in 2015.
The targets of the SDG mainly focus the economic, social and environmental aspects of development. "Although the poverty level is reducing, it is still intolerably high at about an average of 40 percent for the continent", she added.
The heads of states will also attend a closed session to address the main issues on the summit's agenda, including institutional reforms of the 55-nation bloc, as well as efforts to establish an African free trade zone.
The understanding reached today follows the signing at UN Headquarters in April 2017 of a landmark framework to strengthen partnership between the UN and the AU on peace and security, and help the two organizations better respond to the evolving challenges of peace operations.
"The continent is deeply shocked by the message of hatred and the desire to marginalize Africa", Mahmat said, in preparation for the African Union summit which will be held on Sunday.
The summit will set the agenda for the 30th ordinary session of heads of states and governments which will start on January, 27th.
This is the first time in the 54-year history of the AU that anti-corruption will be made a theme of the gathering of the regional leaders.
Woakes, who has chipped in with four wickets and 92 runs in the series, added: 'Trevor [Bayliss] and Morgy have mentioned it. However, they would love now to end the series on a high with the T20I tri-series to follow also involving New Zealand .
GDP, the value of everything produced domestically, rose at an annualized rate of 2.6% from October through December. But despite this better-than-expected figure, overall, 2017 saw Britain record the slowest growth for five years.
Michigan Democrat Gary Peters told reporters that it wasn't just McConnell's promise that won over Democrats. That is the common name given to those who are in the USA illegally after entering the country as children.
There, it is believed, she may have contracted syphilis while caring for patients with the sexually transmitted disease. Their daughter Yvonne married Osman Wilfred Johnson Kemal, and their son, Stanley Johnson, is Johnson's father.
This is also one of the most diverse lists of artists nominated between the categories Album, Record and Song of the Year . The GRAMMYs stage has seen plenty of powerful pairings, including Elton John and Eminem's collaboration in 2001.
The figure has risen 15-per-cent since the same time in 2016, and is significantly higher than the 2,744 figure recorded in 2014. The Government describes them as " single night snapshots of the number of people sleeping rough ".
Police have not publicly identified the 15-year-old accused of opening fire Tuesday at Marshall County High School. He will be charged with two counts of murder and multiple counts of attempted murder.
Witnesses in the area described hearing the crash. "You had to hear it; it was loud!" one witness said. "It was a sonic boom". Bystanders then began pointing at the man, and the troopers pounced on him, forcing him to the ground.
Dannel Malloy (D-Conn.) said on Friday that CT taxpayers stand to lose $10 billion as a result of changes to the SALT deduction. Andrew Cuomo of NY said the bill was a "fundamental violation of states' rights" in a conference call, according to USA Today.
Wednesday's injury report is notable because it's the first time the Patriots have acknowledged Gronkowski suffered a concussion . Defensive lineman Malcom Brown (foot) also missed practice on Friday for the second straight day.
With that threat still under investigation, district officials made a decision to put the school on lock down. A student at Port Charlotte High School was arrested Friday afternoon for "Disruption of a School Function".
Black women urged to get screened for cervical cancer
According to Duska, most people who have been sexually active have been exposed to this virus at some point in their lives. Pearls of Wisdom, a symbol aimed at raising awareness of cervical cancer, will also be distributed at the Cork event.
Trump to Schumer: No wall, no DACA deal
He also said that his plan would include a request for $5 billion for additional security measures along the border. He told reporters the deal would be contingent on border wall funding. "Hey, chief, will you do me a favor?"