UNHCR is concerned over the recent spate of violence and looting in Soweto that mainly affected foreigners, including refugees and asylum seekers.
The African Union (AU) should immediately publish the report of the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan, said Amnesty International, Community Empowerment for Progress Organization, FIDH, and the South Sudan Law Society.
A Federal Foreign Office spokesperson issued the following statement on 21 January on the unrest following parliamentary deliberations on a new electoral law in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia, Nicholas Kay, condemned recent violence in Defow, central Somalia.
Special Envoy Said Djinnit visits Tanzania, welcomes the country’s support for military action against the FDLR
United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region Said Djinnit visited Tanzania on 22-23 January and met the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Honorable Bernard Membe.
CEOs representing some of Africa’s most attractive mining companies will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, 9 – 12 February 2015 for the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba
AED7.5million (US$2m) Investment as ‘Gold division’ state-of-the-art retail facility opens in Dubai, UAE
Minelab (http://www.minelab.com) has officially opened the Minelab MEA General Trading LLC facility in Dubai,
The African Union calls for restraint and dialogue in the Democratic Republic of Congo – The AU ready to assist the Congolese stakeholders overcome the current challenges
The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is closely following the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Following clashes between armed opposition groups and the Sudanese Armed Forces in the East Jebel Marra area and north of Kutum over the past few weeks, the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is concerned about the impact of the ongoing conflict on civilians.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) and its member churches expressed deep concern over reports of widespread violent demonstrations in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, since 19 January.
GENEVA, Switzerland, January 22, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Attacks in Niger, resulting in the destruction of more than 70 churches and the killing of an undetermined number of people, […]
The Secretary-General is concerned about the deteriorating situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo