Africa, conflict, Human Rights, International relations, Today's Issues, United Nations

The United Nations welcomes the release of 21 child soldiers by the Government of Sudan

KHARTOUM, 22 September 2016 - The United Nations welcomes the release yesterday by the Government of Sudan of twenty one children allegedly associated with armed groups.  These children, who have been in the custody of the government security forces, were captured during fighting between the Government of Sudan and the Justice and Equality Movement in… Continue reading The United Nations welcomes the release of 21 child soldiers by the Government of Sudan

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East Africa, Global Politics, Industry Sector, International relations, United Nations

World Investment Forum 2016 Programme

NAIROBI/UNICTAD- The World Investment Forum 2016 will be held in parallel with the fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14), giving Heads of State and Government, ministers and other prominent players from the business world, civil society and academia the opportunity to participate in both of these events. President Kenyatta… Continue reading World Investment Forum 2016 Programme

International relations

Turkish FM ‘ready to meet’ Egyptian counterpart

Egypt must take some positive steps with regard to political prisoners, Turkey’s top diplomat has said, while repeating his readiness to meet with his Egyptian counterpart to discuss political ties. “My statement that ‘I am ready to meet with Egypt’ is nothing new. But there is a fact that Egypt cannot go on like this.… Continue reading Turkish FM ‘ready to meet’ Egyptian counterpart

East Africa, International relations

Uganda: Israeli PM Netanyahu Speaks on Visit

Jerusalem — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in East Africa today with one clear priority - to end decades of hostility and convince African countries to stop voting against Israel at the United Nations. In an interview at his Jerusalem office on Friday ahead of his visit, Mr Netanyahu told Daily Monitor that his visit is… Continue reading Uganda: Israeli PM Netanyahu Speaks on Visit

Africa, Central Africa, International relations

Burundi Marks Diplomatic Day Ahead of Independence Celebrations

BURUNDI - Foreign Minister Alain Nyamitwe led a delegation of the foreign diplomatic corps on a tour of parts of the country Thursday as part of the East African nation’s diplomatic day. The annual event gives diplomats a chance to see activities across the country firsthand and engage with senior government officials. “Today we had the… Continue reading Burundi Marks Diplomatic Day Ahead of Independence Celebrations