Daily news and weekly updates from Africa
- Monday 3 February 2014The speech was given to mark the opening session of the 24th Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board Meeting, held last week in Cape Town.
- Monday 3 February 2014The Foundation supports and is derived from the African Union vision of “an integrated, people centered and prosperous Africa, at peace with itself and taking its rightful place in the world”.
- Monday 3 February 2014The two parties also commit themselves to facilitate the provision of multi-sectorial services for survivors, and to alleviate the stigma and trauma of survivors.
- Friday 31 January 2014The lunch was hosted by Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission and Mr. Obasanjowho is the founder and chairman of the OOF.
- Thursday 30 January 2014They discussed the need to continue to secure remaining areas of Somalia under Al Shabaab control as the insecurity and illegal seizure of land hampers production and harvests.
- Wednesday 29 January 2014The challenge for Africa is to make this economic growth more inclusive by targeting agricultural and rural development, women and young people.
- Monday 27 January 2014Armed clashes between anti-balaka militias and remnants of the ex-Seleka forces and their supporters over the last week have resulted in civilian fatalities and casualties, as well as the burning of hundreds of homes.
- Thursday 23 January 2014Nearly 40 Million Kenyans benefit from Government and World Bank partnership in health and nutrition.
- Tuesday 21 January 2014The Summit has officially kick off today, Tuesday 21st January with the 27th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC).
- Monday 20 January 2014Much of the population, in danger of reprisals and with no-one to protect them, have fled their homes and are hiding in the bush.
- Wednesday 15 January 2014More violence, killings and looting have also been reported in other parts of the country in recent days, the UN Human Rights Office said.
- Wednesday 15 January 2014The Prime Minister thanked Ambassador Wigan for the United Kingdom’s continued support and lead role in rebuilding Somalia and looked forward to a positive and constructive relationship going forward.
- Tuesday 14 January 2014The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, expressed deep concern about reports that police are poised to forcibly evict Sengwer indigenous people from their homes in the Embobut Forest in the Cherangani hills, in western Kenya.
- Monday 13 January 2014The arrangements put in place were strengthened ahead of the ECCAS Extraordinary Summit, which took place in Ndjamena on 8 and 9 January 2014 and adopted important decisions aimed at furthering peace, security, stability and reconciliation in the CAR.
- Monday 13 January 2014
CAR:UN Urges Calm Following the Resignations of the Head of State and the Prime Minister of the TransitionThe entire UN System and our humanitarian partners have been fully mobilised to assist approximately two million people who are in urgent need of assistance across the country.