Time to rekindle Timbuktu’s flame

Time to rekindle Timbuktu’s flame TIMBUKTU, 12 February 2014 (IRIN) – The ‘Flamme de la Paix’ monument lies on the northwestern outskirts of Timbukutu, Mali. There, on 27 March 1996, hundreds of weapons were symbolically destroyed, and representatives from the Malian government and Tuareg rebel movements promised to promote peace and reconciliation in a region […]

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The first anniversary of the Kampala Convention

Africa’s ground-breaking convention on internal displacement reaches first anniversary   GENEVA, 6 DECEMBER 2013: Today marks the first anniversary of the Kampala Convention.  This is the world’s first-ever continental instrument that legally obliges African governments to protect and assist internally displaced people.  In a report released today, the African Union Commission together with the Internal Displacement Monitoring […]

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UNAMID Chief visits El Geneina, West Darfur, to pay tribute to fallen Senegalese peacekeepers

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, October 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 15 October 2013, UNAMID Joint Special Representative (JSR) Mohamed Ibn Chambas visited the Mission’s regional headquarters in El Geneina, West Darfur, following the ambush of a Senegalese formed police unit on 13 October which led to the death of three UNAMID peacekeepers.   […]

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RPF wins parliamentary elections in Rwanda amidst absence of opposition and democratic space.

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, October 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Rwandan National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced the final results of the Chamber of Deputies elections that were held on 16-18th of September. The NEC announced that 98.8% of the voting population casted their vote in these legislative elections, which were almost entirely financed […]

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Africa political leadership book – call for chapter proposals

Call for Chapter Proposals for African Leadership Studies: A Reader Africanist scholars in the social sciences, humanities and related fields are invited to submit one to two-page chapter proposals for a book project on African political leadership. Proposal may focus on either pre-colonial, colonial or postcolonial African leaders. Interested contributors should demonstrate how their chapters will engage the scholarly […]

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