KAMPALA, Uganda, July 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU) is concerned about the detention and planned deportation of American journalist Taylor Krauss.
Krauss says he was visiting Uganda to film the first parts of a possible television documentary. He was arrested by security personnel on Tuesday while
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GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay strongly condemned Thursday the assassination of a leading opposition politician in Tunisia and urged the country’s people and politicians to form a united front against attempts to derail the country’s democratic transition.
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GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Despite the unstable environment, Libyans are striving to resume normal life. The ICRC and the Libyan Red Crescent continue to provide urgent aid as needed, to promote detainee welfare and to improve water management.
“Clashes have occasionally been flaring up in tense parts of the country,
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LONDON, United-Kingdom, July 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FCO urge peaceful response to dismissal of South Sudan government and rapid appointment of new ministers reflecting country’s diversity
FCO Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds said:
“I have been concerned by the growing political divisions in South Sudan over the past months, culminating in
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PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF MALI PRESENTS CREDENTIALS
NEW YORK, July 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Sékou Kassé, the new Permanent Representative of Mali to the United Nations, presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today.
Before his latest appointment, Mr. Kassé was the Director of the Department of International Organizations in
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