Category Archives: Governance

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.

Good afternoon, thank you for coming.

**Mediterranean

The Secretary General will speak to the Security Council …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.

Good afternoon, thank you for coming.

**Mediterranean

The Secretary General will speak to the Security Council …

EGYPTAIR SIGNS DEAL WITH BOMBARDIER TO BUY 24 C-SERIES AIRCRAFT

CAIRO, Egypt, EgyptAir, the flag carrier airline of Egypt, has signed a letter of intent, for buying 24 CSeries aircraft, from the Canadian aircraft maker, Bombardier, for a total cost of nearly 2.2 billion u.s. …

EGYPTAIR SIGNS DEAL WITH BOMBARDIER TO BUY 24 C-SERIES AIRCRAFT

CAIRO, Egypt, EgyptAir, the flag carrier airline of Egypt, has signed a letter of intent, for buying 24 CSeries aircraft, from the Canadian aircraft maker, Bombardier, for a total cost of nearly 2.2 billion u.s. …

Somalia Remains World’s Worst for Unsolved Journalist Murders

Somalia is the world’s worst country for unsolved murders of journalists for the third straight year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

In its 10th annual Global Impunity Index, released Tuesday, the committee said …

Minister for Africa’s statement on Kenyan elections

Minister for Africa Rory Stewart said:

I have followed closely developments in Kenya over the last few days as the elections have taken place. This is an important moment for Kenya and African democracy. The …

AP Interview: Kenyan Opposition Leader Odinga Wants New Vote

NAIROBI, KENYA Warning that Kenya is in “grave danger,” opposition leader Raila Odinga said in an interview with The Associated Press on Sunday that the country’s repeat presidential election was a sham and that a …

EAST AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO ESTABLISH SINGLE REGIONAL EDUCATION POLICY

DAR-ES-SALAAM, The East African Commission for Science and Technology (EASTECO) will soon establish a single regional educational policy as the sub-regional bloc focuses on introducing the application of science and technology to promote social and …

Zambian Villagers Win Right to Sue Vedanta in English Courts

LONDON Nearly 2,000 Zambians can sue Vedanta Resources in the English courts over alleged pollution of their village after an appeal court on Friday threw out the miner’s attempt to block their legal action.

The …