Daily Archives: May 15, 2014

Africa: #BringBackOurGirls: Addressing the Growing Threat of Boko Haram

#BringBackOurGirls: Addressing the Growing Threat of Boko Haram

Testimony

Robert P. Jackson
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on African Affairs
Washington, DC
May 15, 2014


Chairman Coons,

Africa: U.S. Deeply Disturbed by Court Ruling in Sudan Apostasy Case

U.S. Deeply Disturbed by Court Ruling in Sudan Apostasy Case

Press Statement

Marie Harf
Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC
May 15, 2014


We are deeply disturbed over the sentencing today

South Sudan: Boosting aid effort to respond to alarming humanitarian situation

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 15, 2014 – The humanitarian situation in South Sudan, already dire, is set to deteriorate further with the arrival of the rainy season. To maintain a suitably robust response and bring aid …

Foreign direct investment in Sub Saharan Africa on the rise – Report

FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa has increased by 4.7% in 2013 while it has declined in North Africa

Intra-African investment on the rise

Investors shift from extractive industries to consumer-related sectors

Dramatic improvement in investor perception …

ACTIVITIES OF SECRETARY-GENERAL IN SOUTH SUDAN, 6 MAY

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Juba from Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, 6 May.

Soon after arrival, the Secretary-General, accompanied by his Special Representative and Head of the …