Jul 252014
 
The African Union is encouraged by the successful conclusion of the first stage of the inclusive inter-Malian dialogue

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the successful conclusion of the first phase of the inclusive inter-Malian dialogue, marked by the signing, today, in Algiers, by all the Parties involved in the negotiation process, of a Consensual [...]

Jul 252014
 
AUC Chairperson's Condolences following Algerian Airlines crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Union Commission Chairperson, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is most saddened by news of the Air Algerie crash flying from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to Algiers, in Algeria. With 116 passengers and crew members from Africa and other nationalities on board, the plane was reported [...]

Jul 252014
 
AU Commission Chairperson on official visit to Benin

COTONOU, Benin, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Union Commission Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has arrived in Cotonou, Benin at the invitation of the President Yayi Boni for an official visit from 24-27 July 2014, as well as to deliver a statement at a Ministerial Conference of Least Developed Countries on [...]

Jul 252014
 
Burundi Engages Diaspora in Development

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM is supporting the Government of Burundi in its efforts to increasingly engage with the Burundian diaspora in national development. A key initial IOM intervention is support for the Ministry of External Relations and International Cooperation in organizing the first Diaspora Week, which will take place [...]

Jul 252014
 
IOM, Community Partners Act to Prevent Child Trafficking in Ghana

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In August 2014 IOM Ghana will roll out a series of community-based child protection and counter-trafficking training sessions as part of a UNICEF-backed project. The project, entitled “Technical Support to the Government of Ghana to Address Child Trafficking and Other Child Protection Abuses: Phase II” will [...]

Jul 252014
 
IOM Backs Sudan Malaria Prevention Campaign

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM, as part of the Sudan’s National Flood Taskforce, which coordinates emergency response operations throughout the country, has been asked by the country’s Federal Ministry of Health to contribute to the country’s malaria prevention programme ahead of the upcoming wet season. IOM, with funding from the [...]

Jul 252014
 
Regional leaders meet in Nairobi, Kenya, to fight youth unemployment

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Outgoing Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region of Africa, Mrs. Mary Robinson, addressed the extraordinary Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) taking place in Nairobi, Kenya, between 19 and 24 July 2014, to address the question of [...]

Jul 252014
 
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS DIANE CORNER OF UNITED KINGDOM DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR MINUSCA

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Diane Corner of the United Kingdom as his Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), established by Security Council resolution 2149 (2014) of [...]

Jul 252014
 
SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Eugène-Richard Gasana (Rwanda): The members of the Security Council welcomed the signing of a cessation of hostilities and violence agreement between armed groups in the Central African Republic during the Central African National Reconciliation [...]