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High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini holds a number of phone-calls on Syria, to restore a political process and humanitarian aid delivery In view of the continued escalation of the conflict in Syria, Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, held a round of telephone conversations today and yesterday with …

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By John Kirby, Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs: Peaceful dialogue is the path to resolution of Ethiopia’s need for reform The United States takes note of the Government of Ethiopia’s October 8 declaration of a State of Emergency in response to recent protests and violence in the Oromia and Amhara regions. We are troubled …

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The British High Commissioner, Brian Olley hosted a reception on 4 October at his Residence in Yaounde to launch the expansion of the Business Coalition Against Corruption (BCAC) to include in future British, Canadian, Italian, French and US companies in Cameroon. The reception was in the presence of Mr. Neil Wigan, the Director of Africa, …

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The members of the PRC examined the Draft African Union Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development and recommended it for further consideration by the Executive Council and subsequent adoption by the Summit Members of the Permanent Representative Committee (PRC) of the African Union (AU) began meeting in the Extraordinary Summit of the Assembly on …

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The African Union Commission (AUC) through PACA is working to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Governments to tackle the aflatoxin challenge in Africa AUC Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, H.E Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, yesterday urged African leaders to continue to champion the cause of aflatoxin mitigation in order to create policies and an …

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Ambassador Gaspard presented Liliesleaf Farm CEO Nicholas Wolpe with a U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grant totaling $103,329 at a signing ceremony in Rivonia on October 12. Liliesleaf Farm was selected to receive the grant following a worldwide competition for funds dedicated by the U.S. government to the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, …

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John Kerry, Secretary of State: On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my warmest congratulations to the people of Equatorial Guinea as you celebrate your nation’s Independence Day, October 12. The United States values its friendship with you and looks forward to continuing our work together in pursuit of shared goals, including …

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The United Nations Mission in South Sudan is extremely concerned over increased reports of violence and armed conflict in various parts of the country in the last few weeks. UNMISS Force in Leer town have reported heavy artillery and gunfire exchanges between SPLA and  SPLA in Opposition leading to several reported deaths and the continued …

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The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 631st meeting, held on 6 October 2016, adopted the following decision on the situation in Burundi: Council, 1.    Takes note of the briefing made by the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the Commission for the Great Lakes region, Professor Ibrahima Fall, as well …

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U.S. expert Kathryne Kurth* will conduct a lecture and discussion with journalists on U.S. Presidential Election. She will discuss on how the U.S. Elections work, Election Reporting, Analysis of the media presentation of the candidates followed by a question and answer session. You are invited to attend the lecture at : Date: Thursday, October 13, …

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