2012-03-15 10:25:13African Democracies 'Represent the Future,' Says U.S. Policymaker[allAfrica.com]
Washington, DC -
Promoting democracy in Africa has been a policy focus for successive U.S. administrations in the post-Cold War era. Since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, the American government has provided some form of backing for many of the two dozen presidential elections and several dozen national and local legislative polls that have been held across the continent.
Monday, 04-21-14, 11:57Ghana Assumes Ecowas Chair At UN[Ghana Govt.]Ghana's Permanent Ambassador to the United Nations, Ken Kanda, has assumed chairmanship of the ECOWAS group at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Monday, 04-21-14, 11:55No Justice for Protest Killings[HRW]Nairobi -Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government protests in September 2013, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities should release all remaining political detainees and investigate allegations of abuse and torture of detainees.