Mauritius Hosting the Inaugural African Economic Platform

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius is hosting the Inaugural African Economic Platform (AEP) from 20 – 22 March, 2017 at Westin Turtle Bay Hotel, Balaclava. The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth will be present at the opening ceremony together with a…

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius is hosting the Inaugural African Economic Platform (AEP) from 20 - 22 March, 2017 at Westin Turtle Bay Hotel, Balaclava. The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Jugnauth will be present at the opening ceremony together with a number of African Heads of States and governments.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

South Sudan Should End Its Repressive Practices

[HRW] Five years after independence, South Sudan is mired in a highly abusive and increasingly complex civil war that does not appear set to end soon despite earlier signs that the fragile 2015 peace agreement might hold. Instead, the government has co…

[HRW] Five years after independence, South Sudan is mired in a highly abusive and increasingly complex civil war that does not appear set to end soon despite earlier signs that the fragile 2015 peace agreement might hold. Instead, the government has continued to allow its forces to carry out serious abuses during operations across the country. Both sides have blocked humanitarian assistance to people in need, and the UN declared famine in parts of Unity state in February. Armed soldiers have attacked humanitaria

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Nile – Region Engages in a Flurry of Diplomacy

[East African] Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn met President Yoweri Museveni in Uganda last Thursday for bilateral talks that were dominated by the issues of the Nile waters and insecurity in East Africa.

[East African] Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn met President Yoweri Museveni in Uganda last Thursday for bilateral talks that were dominated by the issues of the Nile waters and insecurity in East Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cycling – Basson Makes Season’s Debut in Belgium

[Sascoc] A member of Team South Africa at the 2015 African Games in Brazzaville, Congo, Gustav Basson lines up for his first international race of the season in Belgium on Friday.

[Sascoc] A member of Team South Africa at the 2015 African Games in Brazzaville, Congo, Gustav Basson lines up for his first international race of the season in Belgium on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Hussen to Make Announcement On Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Ongoing Food Crises

[PR Newswire] Ottawa, Canada -On behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement about…

[PR Newswire] Ottawa, Canada -On behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement about humanitarian assistance funding in response to the ongoing food crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Meeting Between HR/VP Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, and the President of the Republic of the Gambia, Adama Barrow

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Today, the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica met in Brussels with the President of the Republic of The Gambia, Adama Barrow.

[PR Newswire] Brussels -Today, the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and the Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica met in Brussels with the President of the Republic of The Gambia, Adama Barrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nation United in Benevolence

[Ethiopian Herald] Public and private organizations as well as people from every walks of life joined hands to support victims on the aftermath of the recent waste disposal landslide which took the lives of over hundred citizens while injuring others.

[Ethiopian Herald] Public and private organizations as well as people from every walks of life joined hands to support victims on the aftermath of the recent waste disposal landslide which took the lives of over hundred citizens while injuring others.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nations Protected Ecology Supporting Economy

[Ethiopian Herald] The environmental, social and climatic benefits of conservation of natural resources are becoming apparent. Nowadays, an interest for studying the valuation of the ecosystem is also increasing. It is crudely believed that the conserv…

[Ethiopian Herald] The environmental, social and climatic benefits of conservation of natural resources are becoming apparent. Nowadays, an interest for studying the valuation of the ecosystem is also increasing. It is crudely believed that the conservation of the environment and the development of protected areas are entertained at the expense of the benefits that could be earned if the areas were rather exploited for certain types of productive activities like agriculture or industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia