DRC: EU committed to support

Brussels 31.12.2022 “The EU commends the resolute African-led initiatives to address the root causes of the conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The EU reaffirms its full support to the Luanda and Nairobi processes and calls on all parties to rapidly implement the decisions taken within their frame. The EU welcomes…

Washington: US-Africa Leaders Summit

Brussels 09.12.2022 US-Africa Leaders Summit Brings 50 African Voices to Washington, the VoA news reports. The Biden administration wishes to use a gathering of 50 African delegations in Washington “to uplift and empower African institutions, citizens and nations” through discussions about challenges such as healthcare, democracy, governance, investment, development, climate change challenges and many others,…

Troika on re-instate Dr.Abdalla Hamdok

Brussels 22.11.2021 “The Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States), the European Union, Switzerland and Canada welcome the agreement to re-instate Dr Abdalla Hamdok as Prime Minister of a civilian-led transitional government, pending elections” reads the Statement by the Troika, the European Union, Switzerland and Canada, on events in Sudan. The re-instatement of…

Sudan: Troika statement

Brussels 13.11.2021 “The Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States), the European Union, and Switzerland are gravely concerned by the purported appointment of Sudan’s Sovereign Council in violation of the 2019 Constitutional Declaration. "We strongly urge against further escalatory steps and again call for the immediate restoration of Prime Minister Hamdok and the…

Sudan: EU “great concern”

Brussels 13.11.2021 As stated in the declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on 26 October 2021 on the crisis in Sudan, the EU notes with great concern that arbitrary arrests in Khartoum and in the rest of the country are still ongoing and even increasing. Our message to the military power…

Uganda welcomes Afghan refugees

Brussels 27.08.2021 The first group of 51 refugees from Afghanistan has arrived in Uganda.The group landed at Entebbe International Airport aboard a private chartered flight on Wednesday morning, August 25, Uganda’s foreign ministry said in a statement. The first batch of 51 Afghan refugees has arrived in Uganda aboard a chartered plane https://t.co/xmSW59qCJ1#BBCAfricaLive pic.twitter.com/PeQlNn1yfr —…

Sudan activists to impose civilian power

Sudanese Professionals Association, which has been enhancing protests, announced  news conference at 1700 GMT on April 21 outside the army complex, inviting foreign diplomats. The Association promises to propose their own civilian council to facilitate transition of power from military. #UPDATE Sudanese protest leaders announce plans to unveil a civilian body to take over from…

US-UK diplomatic efforts in Libya

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt  need of peace and stability in Libya as “global priority“. Both top diplomats reaffirmed their commitment to continued diplomatic efforts in Libya aiming at return to political process. .@SecPompeo spoke with UK Foreign Secretary @Jeremy_Hunt. The leaders reaffirmed their commitment to continued diplomatic efforts in…

Burundi crack down on Western media

Burundi will ban broadcasts from two international media organizations and expand restrictions on their operations, the government announced on March 29. .”We are alarmed that reporters in Burundi are now forbidden to communicate with VOA and believe these continuing threats to our journalists undermine press freedom in the country,” VOA Director Amanda Bennett said. “We stand…

Nigerian warns West against election meddling

Mallam Nasir El-Rufai – a poweful ally of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari warned “people from overseas” who sought to intervene in the country’s election to be held in little over a week would go back in “body bags“. Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has warned the U.S, U.K and the EU against undue interference in Nigeria’s political affairs…