Jun 022014
 
Central African Republic: Peacekeepers Tied to Abuse / At Least 11 People Missing After Detained by Congolese Troops

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Union peacekeepers from the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) have been implicated in the enforced disappearance on March 24, 2014, of at least 11 people in the Central African Republic, Human Rights Watch said today. Approximately 20 soldiers from the African Union peacekeeping force known as [...]

Jun 022014
 
Joint Statement by the Special Envoys for the Great Lakes on the FDLR

KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) June 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region Mary Robinson, U.S. Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Russ Feingold, Special Representative of the African Union Boubacar Diarra, European Union Senior Coordinator [...]

Jun 022014
 
Proliferation of humanitarian needs in Sudan means greater funding required

KHARTOUM, Sudan, June 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan has expressed alarm and concern that the marked increase in humanitarian needs in the country is not being met with a sufficient level of aid, putting at risk hundreds of thousands of affected people throughout Sudan. He confirmed [...]

Jun 022014
 
Proliferation of humanitarian needs in Sudan means greater funding required

KHARTOUM, Sudan, June 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan has expressed alarm and concern that the marked increase in humanitarian needs in the country is not being met with a sufficient level of aid, putting at risk hundreds of thousands of affected people throughout Sudan. He confirmed [...]

Jun 022014
 
AUC Chairperson congratulates Malawi for successful elections and democratic maturity

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma congratulates the people of Malawi for hosting peaceful and successful elections and reinforcing the country’s democratic maturity. The Chairperson praises Malawians’high sense of civic responsibility and demonstrated patience given the anxiety around the [...]

Jun 022014
 
UK Foreign Office Minister responds to Malawi election results

LONDON, United-Kingdom, June 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Mr Simmonds congratulates President Mutharika for his victory in Malawi’s presidential election. Foreign Office Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds said: “I offer my congratulations to President Mutharika for his victory in Malawi’s presidential election. The elections faced many challenges. I commend the Malawian people for their [...]

Jun 022014
 
Malawi's New President and Vice President

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 31, 2014 The United States congratulates Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and Mr. Saulos Chilima on being elected the new President and Vice President, respectively, of the Republic of Malawi. We further congratulate the people of Malawi for actively [...]

Jun 012014
 
The Peace and Security Council of the AU open session

  The Peace and Security Council of the AU, at its 437th meeting, held an open session, on 25 May 2014, to mark the Tenth Anniversary of its launching ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 437th meeting, held [...]

Jun 012014
 
Press Briefing by African Commission on Nuclear Energy (FCONE)

Press Briefing by African Commission on Nuclear Energy (FCONE) Chairperson, Ambassador Abdul Samad Minty ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Third Conference of States Parties to the African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty, also known as the Treaty of Pelindaba, will conclude tomorrow, 30 May 2014.   Journalists are invited to attend [...]

Jun 012014
 
The first Pan African Simulation of the African Union

The first Pan African Simulation of the African Union brought together 211 young people from 23 African nationalities from the 5 regions of the continent TUNIS, Tunisia, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In line with the Agenda 2063 and the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the OAU/AU, The African Union Commission (AUC) [...]