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The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. John Dramani Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana. The two leaders discussed the upcoming presidential elections scheduled to take place in December 2016. The Secretary-General underscored the importance of ensuring a …

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The Secretary-General underlines that those who instigate or commit violence must be held accountable As the Constitutional Court of the Gabonese Republic prepares to make its ruling on the disputes emanating from the presidential election of 27 August 2016, the Secretary-General calls on the authorities, including the security agencies, to fully respect human rights and …

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The Civil Society Forum, taking place on September 22-23, will bring together non-governmental and African diaspora organizations to share their ideas for reinforcing our collective efforts under AGOA On September 26, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will deliver opening remarks for the 2016 Africa Growth …

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On 23 September 2016, the United Nations convened a Ministerial Meeting on the Implementation of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali 1.        On 23 September 2016, the United Nations convened a Ministerial Meeting on the Implementation of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation in Mali. The meeting was opened by …

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The Government has recently stepped up Norway’s efforts to promote stabilisation and conflict resolution in the Sahel region ‘The establishment of a Norwegian embassy in Bamako will strengthen our bilateral relations with Mali, and enable us to have a closer dialogue on the security challenges facing Mali and the wider Sahel region,’ said Minister of …

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Op-ed by DFID-Ghana Country Director on better regulatory reform Ghana has so much going for it. In September, at this quarter’s awards ceremony for the UK’s ENGINE programme, I had the honour of meeting our 108 competition winners whose business ideas had been selected to receive support. I was able to congratulate these young entrepreneurs …

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United Nations World Tourism Organisation to announce new SG at 22nd General Assembly in China African nations have nominated a Zimbabwean, Dr Walter Mzembi, as their candidate to become the new head of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UN – WTO) (UNWTO.org/en). Should Mzembi get this post, it will be the first time in the organisation’s 43-year …

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As President, I’ve worked to transform our relationship with Africa so that we’re working together, as equal partners PRESIDENT OBAMA:  Well, good morning, everybody!  Let me begin by thanking Mayor Bloomberg — not just for the introduction but for the incredible work that Bloomberg Philanthropies is doing, not just in helping this event but for …

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At least 50 people, including at least four police officers, were reportedly killed during clashes and violence in the capital Kinshasa on 19 and 20 September, and at least 77 others were injuredAt least 50 people, including at least four police officers, were reportedly killed during clashes and violence in the capital Kinshasa on 19 …

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GE, which has operated in Africa for over 100 years, committed at the 2014 event to invest $2 billion in facility development, skills training, and sustainability initiatives across Africa by 2018 The African growth story is still real (APO.af/XuTtrc). Two years ago, the first U.S.-Africa Business Forum drew the attention of the world to the …

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