AFRICA

Members of the African Union Executive Council meet in Nairobi to brainstorm on the paradox of rich Africa, poor Africans and changing mindsets

The 4th Retreat of the African Union (AU) Executive Council opened on Friday 6 May 2016 in Nairobi, the capital city of the Republic of Kenya. During the Retreat, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs from the AU Member States discussed “ the paradox of rich Africa, poor Africans, on changing mind-set and other relevant issues.” […]

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Members of the African Union Executive Council meet in Nairobi to brainstorm on the paradox of rich Africa, poor Africans and changing mindsets

The 4th Retreat of the African Union (AU) Executive Council opened on Friday 6 May 2016 in Nairobi, the capital city of the Republic of Kenya. During the Retreat, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs from the AU Member States discussed “ the paradox of rich Africa, poor Africans, on changing mind-set and other relevant issues.” […]

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UNSG Ban Ki-moon bids farewell following historic visit to Seychelles

The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon has departed earlier today following the successful completion of a two-day visit to the Republic of Seychelles. President James Michel and Vice President Danny Faure bid the Secretary-General and his delegation farewell at the Seychelles International Airport this afternoon, accompanied by a high-level Seychelles delegation. “Mr Ban Ki-moon’s […]

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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius. They discussed the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, efforts to combat climate change and, in particular, the situation of the Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Secretary-General commended the leadership and the advances achieved by Mauritius in these areas. […]

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U.S. Embassy Condemns Helwan Attack

The U.S. Embassy strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Helwan that killed several courageous members of the Egyptian police services, and we offer our sympathies to the families and friends of the victims. The U.S. continues to stand with the Egyptian government and people in confronting terrorism Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf […]

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Commonwealth to send an Election Observer Mission

Commonwealth Deputy Secretary General (political and Human Rights) Dr. Josephine Ojiambo has said the Commonwealth Secretariat is ready to send an Election Observer Mission team to observe the August elections and experts to assist in strengthening the capacity of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) as requested by the Zambian Government. And Dr. Ojiambo said […]

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The United Nations stands ready to work with Seychelles for a better future on a cleaner planet

Seychelles President James Michel received the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, at State House this evening. The two leaders discussed state affairs in a tête-à-tête meeting before joining a bilateral meeting which was attended by Vice-President Danny Faure, Seychelles Government Ministers and other senior officials from the United Nations delegation. In his […]

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Sahara Desert : Africa in Pictures

A selections of photos of the Sahara desert.

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Burundi : Africa in Pictures

Photos of Burundi

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Burkina Faso : Africa in Pictures

Photos of Burkina Faso

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Botswana : Africa in Pictures

Some photographs of Botswana

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Benin : Africa in Pictures

Some photos of Benin

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