Daily Archives: May 25, 2014

On Africa Day, Ban urges leveraging continent’s potential for the good of all people

The world must do more to unleash Africa’s full potential in agriculture, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said while also urging the continent’s leaders and development partners to combat growing social and economic inequalities.…

IMF Executive Board Completes Sixth Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Benin and Approves US$16.4 Million Disbursement

COTONOU, Benin, May 25, 2014 – The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the sixth review of Benin’s economic performance under a program supported by the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement.1 …

Agreement between the Government of Mali and northern Armed Movements

BAMAKO, Mali, May 25, 2014 – H.E. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and Chairperson of the African Union (AU), visited Kidal, in the north of Mali, this Friday, 23 …

Security Council Press Statement On Terrorist Attack In Somalia

NEW YORK, May 25, 2014 – The members of the Security Council strongly condemn today’s attack against the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Somalia, for which Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility and which has …

Attack on Somali Federal Parliament

NEW YORK, May 25, 2014 – Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General condemns the attack by suicide bombers and gunmen on Somalia’s Federal Parliament on 24 May 2014. There can be …