Daily Archives: July 8, 2019

African Union Launches Continent-Wide Free Trade Area

NIAMEY, NIGER – At the African Union Summit in Niger, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched the African Continental Free Trade Area by signing the continent’s largest economy onto the deal.

After months of reluctance over …

African Union Launches Continent-Wide Free Trade Area

NIAMEY, NIGER – At the African Union Summit in Niger, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched the African Continental Free Trade Area by signing the continent’s largest economy onto the deal.

After months of reluctance over …

African Union Launches Continent-Wide Free Trade Area

NIAMEY, NIGER – At the African Union Summit in Niger, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari launched the African Continental Free Trade Area by signing the continent’s largest economy onto the deal.

After months of reluctance over …

Al-Shabab Kills 18 in Surge of Executions

Somali militant group al-Shabab has executed 18 people since Wednesday, an unprecedented rate of executions for the group, which is under pressure from U.S. airstrikes.

Militants put to death four people in the southern town …

Rugby – Zambia: Red Arrows are the Champions….Again!!

The 2019 Zambia Rugby 15 a-side League finally came to a close on Saturday 6th July, 2019 in a grand finale which pitted two of the fiercest teams in the local league namely Red Arrows …

Sudan’s Military Council to Be Dissolved in Transition Deal

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last …

Rule of Law and Human Rights

As prepared for delivery.

Opening

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I would like to extend a particularly warm welcome to our distinguished speakers:

Mr. German Garavano, Minister of Justice and Human Rights of Argentina, and co-chair …

International Prosecutor Seeks War Crimes Charges Against Mali Suspect

THE HAGUE – The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday asked judges to approve war crimes and crimes against humanity charges against a man suspected of committing atrocities in Timbuktu in Mali.

Al …

International Prosecutor Seeks War Crimes Charges Against Mali Suspect

THE HAGUE – The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday asked judges to approve war crimes and crimes against humanity charges against a man suspected of committing atrocities in Timbuktu in Mali.

Al …