Daily Archives: May 28, 2014

Statement by Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on the sentencing to death of Sudanese woman Meriam Yehya Ibrahim

BERLIN, Germany, May 28, 2014– Christoph Strässer, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid and Member of the German Bundestag, issued the following statement today (27 May 2014) on the sentencing to …

Mali: Civilians suffering effects of recent fighting in Kidal

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 28, 2014 People in Kidal and those who had to flee the city to escape clashes between the Malian armed forces and armed groups are facing a number of serious problems. The …

Orange Launches ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 2 Smartphone Across Africa & Middle East

PARIS, France, May 28, 2014 Orange (http://www.orange.com) today is announcing the launch of the ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 2 smartphone – an affordable, feature-packed smartphone that will rapidly bring the benefits of the mobile internet to …

Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 28, 2014 – The Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum has issued its seasonal outlook for the forthcoming June to August rainy season, factoring in the likely development of an El …

Competition Increases for African Countries Seeking FDI into their Power Sectors

The 16th annual Africa Energy Forum will take place in Istanbul on 18 – 20 June 2014

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 28, 2014 – As competition increases among government stakeholders vying for investment into power sector …