Sep 222013
 
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the Attack in Nairobi

WASHINGTON, September 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United States condemns in the strongest terms the despicable terrorist attack on innocent civilians today at the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who have been killed or injured, including the American citizens [...]

Sep 222013
 
Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the attack in Nairobi

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, September 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission issued the following statement today: “I am appalled by the brutal attack on innocent citizens at the Westgate Shopping Centre in Nairobi on Saturday. I [...]

Sep 222013
 
Security Council Press Statement on Attack in Nairobi

NEW YORK, September 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Security Council Press Statement on Attack in Nairobi 1. The members of the Security Council condemn in the strongest possible terms today’s terrorist attack in Nairobi, which has caused numerous deaths and injuries. The members of the Security Council extend their condolences to the victims and [...]

Sep 222013
 
Terrorist Attack at Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya

WASHINTON, September 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC September 21, 2013 Today’s terrorist massacre of so many innocents is a heartbreaking reminder that there exists unspeakable evil in our world which can destroy life in a senseless instant. I want to express my deepest condolences – [...]

Sep 222013
 
THE AFRICAN UNION STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE DASTARDLY TERRORIST ATTACKS AGAINST INNOCENT CIVILIANS IN NAIROBI

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, condemns in the strongest possible terms the dastardly terrorist attacks today against innocent civilians in a Nairobi shopping mall, which caused the loss of many lives. The Chairperson of the Commission states [...]

Sep 222013
 

OTTAWA, Canada, September 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander and Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney today issued the following statement: “It is with heartfelt sadness that we learned of the death in the service of our country, one of our own, Annemarie Desloges, a [...]

Sep 222013
 
Foreign Secretary comments on security incident in Nairobi

LONDON, United-Kingdom, September 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Secretary says prime concern is welfare of members of public and that the UK is in touch with Kenyan Ministers and authorities Commenting on the security incident at a shopping centre in Nairobi, Kenya, Foreign Secretary William Hague said: “We are aware of a major [...]

Sep 212013
 

CÓRDOBA, Spain, September 21, 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 its film culture. In this tenth edition – the second one [...]

Sep 212013
 
The European Union to provide €124 million in support to the African Union Mission in Somalia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today, the African Union (AU) Commission signed the agreement providing further European Union (EU)support in the amount of €124 million to the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for the period June to December 2013. This additional funding brings the overall EU contribution to AMISOM to [...]

Sep 212013
 

OTTAWA, Canada, September 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced the following diplomatic appointment: Christopher Thornley becomes High Commissioner in the Republic of Ghana, with concurrent accreditation as Ambassador to the Togolese Republic. Biographical note: Christopher Thornley (BA, University of Victoria, 1983; MPA, Dalhousie University, 1985) was the manager [...]

Sep 212013
 
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on National Security Advisor Rice's Meeting with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia

WASHINGTON, September 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice met with President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia at the White House. During their meeting, Ambassador Rice and President Hassan Sheikh discussed ways to support Somalia as it seeks to strengthen its democratic institutions and promote economic development. They also [...]

Sep 212013
 
Spectacular mantling ahead of UN High Level Meeting in New York, 21st September 2013

NEW YORK, September 21, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Monday September 23 will focus on the most fundamental human rights and the effective participation of one billion people. Persons with disabilities, the world’s largest minority – still stigmatized, hidden and outcast, never in the center and always on the margins of society. Excluded rather than [...]

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