Oct 082013
 
SECRETARY-GENERAL STRONGLY CONDEMNS EGYPT VIOLENCE, STRESSING IMPORTANCE OF PEACEFUL PROTEST, RESPECT FOR FREE ASSEMBLY

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, October 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General strongly condemns the violence yesterday in Egypt, where more than 50 people were killed in clashes. He conveys his condolences to the families of those killed and his […]

Oct 082013
 

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 […]

Oct 082013
 
UK deeply concerned by large-scale violence in Egypt

LONDON, United-Kingdom, October 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UK concerned by violence in Egypt and emphasises the need for an inclusive political process. A Foreign and Commonwealth Office spokesperson said: “We are deeply concerned by the large-scale violence in Cairo and other parts of Egypt that has resulted in over 50 deaths, including from […]

Oct 072013
 
Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic

NEW YORK, October 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General is very concerned about the prevailing situation in the Central African Republic, which remains volatile, unpredictable and lawless. He is particularly worried about the increasing number of targeted attacks and retaliations against Muslims and Christians, including the most recent incidents on the Bossangoa-Bossembele axis. […]

Oct 072013
 
Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the situation in the Central African Republic

NEW YORK, October 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General is very concerned about the prevailing situation in the Central African Republic, which remains volatile, unpredictable and lawless. He is particularly worried about the increasing number of targeted attacks and retaliations against Muslims and Christians, including the most recent incidents on the Bossangoa-Bossembele axis. […]

Oct 072013
 

CFP:  “The Child in Africa:  Changing Prospects and Possibilites in Political, Social and Cultural Landscapes Over Time   Call for Papers: The Tamar Golan Africa Centre at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev invites paper proposals- “The Child in Africa: Changing Prospects and Possibilities in Political, Social and Cultural Landscapes Over Time” A Conference to be […]

Oct 072013
 

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 […]

Oct 072013
 
Minister for Education Jan Björklund to visit Mozambique and South Africa

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, October 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 7-11 October, Minister for Education and Deputy Prime Minister Jan Björklund will visit Mozambique and South Africa. The visit will begin on Monday 7 October with bilateral talks with the Government of Mozambique. This will be followed by company visits and meetings with business organisations […]

Oct 072013
 
Africa Continues to Grow Strongly but Poverty and Inequality Remain Persistently High

WASHINGTON, October 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) remains strong with growth forecasted to be 4.9% in 2013. Almost a third of countries in the region are growing at 6% and more, and African countries are now routinely among the fastest-growing countries in the world, according to the World […]

Oct 072013
 

Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage Vol. 2, No. 2, November 2013, Now available! Journal web page: http://maneypublishing.com/index.php/journals/jaf Articles available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/jaf/2013/00000002/00000002 In our November 2013 issue — Inside the Pot House: Diaspora, Identity and Locale in Barbadian Ceramics (pp. 115-130) By Jonathan Finch The Archaeology of Rural Affluence and Landscape Change at the Clemens […]

Oct 072013
 
Family infected after child bite in rabies horror

LONDON, United-Kingdom, October 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — At least ten people have died of rabies, following an outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), said Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), today. The outbreak has infected 154 people, including a father and son who were bitten by a member […]