Jul 072014
 
Somalia : Nicholas Kay condemns attack on Somali Parliament

UN Special Representative for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemns attack on Somali Parliament MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the attack on the Somali Parliament and the many killings claimed by Al-Shabaab’s since the start of the holy month of [...]

May 272014
 
Norway condemns terrorist attack on parliament in Mogadishu

  Norway condemns terrorist attack on parliament in Mogadishu OSLO, Norway, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende condemns the attack on the Federal Parliament in Mogadishu on 24 May in the strongest terms.   Reports indicate that some of the parliamentarians were injured, and several police officers and [...]

May 262014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Fifty people detained in connection with recent clashes in Kidal have been visited by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The detainees, 32 of whom are being held by the High Council for the Unity of Azawad and the 18 others by the National [...]

May 252014
 
Libya : Declaration on behalf of the European Union

  Declaration on behalf of the European Union on the situation in Libya BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “Libya is at a highly critical stage in its transition which it can successfully face through a constructive political engagement based on nationally agreed principles in order to achieve the goals [...]

May 252014
 
Somalia : UN Secretary-General representative statement

Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia condemns attack on Federal Parliament MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the attack on the Federal Parliament today that resulted in fatalities and injuries. A suspected suicide car bomb exploded at [...]

May 252014
 
Government of Mali and northern Armed Movements agreements

Agreement between the Government of Mali and northern Armed Movements BAMAKO, Mali, May 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — H.E. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and Chairperson of the African Union (AU), visited Kidal, in the north of Mali, this Friday, 23 May 2014, where he met with the [...]

May 202014
 
Secretary-General welcomes large voter turnout in Guinea-Bissau run-off vote

  Photo by Radio Nederland Wereldomroep NEW YORK, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:   The Secretary-General welcomes the generally peaceful and orderly conduct of yesterday’s run-off presidential election in Guinea-Bissau. Once again, Bissau-Guineans have demonstrated their commitment to peace [...]

May 202014
 
Guinea-Bissau : Statement by Catherine Ashton representative

  Statement by the Spokesperson of the EU High Representative Catherine Ashton following the second round of the presidential election in Guinea-Bissau BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In the context of the second round of the presidential election in Guinea Bissau, the Spokesperson of the High Representative for Foreign [...]

May 192014
 
Mali : AU condemns the incidents that took place in Kidal

  Photo by lewebafricain ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, strongly condemns the violent incidents that took place in Kidal on 16 and 17 May 2014, during the visit of the Prime Minister of the Republic of [...]

May 192014
 
Africa: Briefing From Paris, France

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Special Briefing Wendy R. Sherman Under Secretary for Political Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Tina S. Kaidanow Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism Paris, France May 17, 2014   MODERATOR: Well, thank you all for coming. It’s a great honor for us to have [...]

May 162014
 
The First TICAD V Ministerial Meeting (Overview and Evaluation)

TOKYO, Japan, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Overview   (1) A total of approximately 800 participants, with representatives from 52 African countries including 20 foreign ministers, donor countries and Asian countries, international organizations and regional organizations, as well as representatives from civil society such as private sectors and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), attended [...]

May 162014
 
7th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting between the AUPSC and the EUPSC

7th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting between the African Union Peace and Security Council and the European Union Political and Security Committee, Brussels, 15 May 2014 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 15 May 2014, the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the European Union Political and Security Committee [...]