Sep 292013
 
Foreign Office update on British nationals killed in Nairobi terror attacks

LONDON, United-Kingdom, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FCO confirms on present information that six British nationals have been killed in Nairobi. An FCO spokesperson said: “FCO can confirm a sixth British national has been identified amongst those killed in the tragedy in Nairobi. We are providing consular assistance. “Our thoughts are with the [...]

Sep 292013
 
Government of Sudan, African Union and United Nations Tripartite Coordination Mechanism on UNAMID

NEW YORK, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Agreed Outcomes 1. On 28 September 2013, representatives of the Government of Sudan (GoS), the African Union (AU), the United Nations (UN) and the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) met in New York for the sixteenth (16th) Tripartite Coordination Mechanism (TCM) [...]

Sep 292013
 
Communiqué of the sixth meeting of Sudan-South Sudan consultative forum, at United Nations headquarters, New York, 27 September 2013

NEW YORK, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Communiqué of the sixth meeting of Sudan-South Sudan consultative forum, at United Nations headquarters, New York, 27 September 2013 1. The Sudan-South Sudan Consultative Forum (SSSCF), initially established as the Sudan Consultative Forum on 8 May 2010, held its sixth meeting at United Nations (UN) Headquarters [...]

Sep 292013
 

NEW YORK, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Human Rights Deepak Obhrai delivers an address at a high-level meeting on the Sahel, on the margins of the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. In his address, Parliamentary Secretary Obhrai discussed Canada’s concern over the ongoing [...]

Sep 292013
 

OTTAWA, Canada, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement: “Canada is deeply concerned by continuing reports of violence that has led to the loss of life and property damage in Sudan. “Canada condemns the ongoing [...]

Sep 292013
 

OTTAWA, Canada, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Check Against Delivery Canada is concerned by the ongoing needs of vulnerable populations in the Sahel region, who face chronic hunger and malnutrition, and by the security situation, which is compounding an already complex situation in the region. Last year’s food and nutrition crisis, which affected [...]

Sep 292013
 
Statement by the Spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the sentencing of Mr Charles Taylor

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following statement today: “The High Representative takes note of the decision of the Special Court for Sierra Leone to reject [...]

Sep 292013
 

OTTAWA, Canada, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Check Against Delivery Canada has been a close partner of IGAD [Intergovernmental Authority on Development] since its inception and works closely with the IGAD Secretariat and other donor partners as a member of the IGAD Partners Forum. We recognize the important role that IGAD plays in [...]

Sep 292013
 
Government Crackdown on Protests in Sudan

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/– Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 27, 2013 The United States condemns the Government of Sudan’s brutal crackdown on protesters in Khartoum, including the excessive use of force against civilians that has reportedly resulted in dozens of casualties. Such a heavy-handed [...]

Sep 272013
 
African Economic Conference 2013: African leaders, top scholars look at regional integration as key to Africa's continuing growth and development

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The eighth African Economic Conference (http://www.afdb.org/en/aec) will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from October 28-30, 2013 under the theme “Regional Integration in Africa”. The conference is organized each year by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the [...]

Sep 272013
 
Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of a Visit to Tunisia

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — At the request of the Tunisian authorities, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission headed by Mr. Amine Mati visited Tunis from September 11-25, 2013. At the end of the visit, Mr. Mati issued the following statement: “The mission held productive meetings with several senior government and [...]

Sep 272013
 

CORDOBA, Spain, September 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Film Festival of Cordoba-FCAT returns from the 11th to the 19th of October in order to celebrate its 10th anniversary striving for the contribution to a better understanding of the neighbouring continent through the projection of 66 films made in 31 different countries. At [...]