Daily Archives: May 12, 2014

Central African students pursue their studies in Chad exile News Stories, 12 May 2014

N’DJAMENA, Chad, May 12 (UNHCR) – When the latest round of conflict in Central African Republic erupted last December, 30-year-old Moussa was studying law at Bangui University.

“I wanted to defend people,” he recalls six …

Twenty-sixth High-Level Meeting of Heads of UN Peace Missions in West Africa

DAKAR, Senegal, May 12, 2014 – At the invitation of Mr. Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), the Heads …

Foreign Minister Steinmeier: Ceasefire in South Sudan a sign of hope

BERLIN, Germany, May 12, 2014 – Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin today (10 May):

“The news that a ceasefire has been agreed between the conflicting parties in South Sudan is …

African Union: Reject Immunity for Leaders / African Groups say Plan Would Harm Regional Court

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, May 12, 2014 – A proposal to give immunity to sitting government leaders before Africa’s regional court would be a major setback for justice for grave crimes, African organizations from 19 countries and …

Winner of APO Invitation to the 2014 AfDB Annual Meetings Revealed

Sudan Tribune Associate Editor won APO invitation to participate in the Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

KIGALI, Rwanda, May 12, 2014 – APO (African Press Organization) today announced that Sudan Tribune …