2012-02-15 13:57:00Govs Discuss Measures to Complete Transitional Period[Egypt Online]
Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the Head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) discussed at his meeting on Tuesday 14/2/2012 with People's Assembly Speaker Dr. Saad El Katatni, number of Chairmen of the Parliament Committees and lawmakers how to complete measures of transitional period following the end of the Shura Council elections through writing the new constitution and holding the presidential elections in preparation for handing over power to an elected civil authority.
Friday, 05-29-15, 16:44Thousands Flee Violent Upsurge in Northern Mali[IRIN] Bamako -A spike in violence in northern Mali has driven the number of people displaced in the country above 100,000, many of them urgently needing food, water and shelter as time runs out before the rainy season begins.
Friday, 05-29-15, 16:21Buhari's Tough Challenge in Nigeria[African Arguments] When Muhammadu Buhari assumes office as Nigeria's president on 29 May, he will take the reins of a country in serious distress.
Friday, 05-29-15, 16:21New IFC and Ecobank Facility to Finance SMEs in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States[PR Newswire] Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire -IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of the Ecobank Group and leading pan-African full-service banking group, today announced the launch of a $110 million risk-sharing facility. It will increase access to finance for small and medium sized enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states in West and Central Africa.
Friday, 05-29-15, 16:18Statement By High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini Following Her Meeting With Libyan Special Envoy Nuri Betelman[PR Newswire] Brussels -"Today I met with Dr Nuri Betelman who was recently appointed by Prime Minister Abdullah Al Thinni as a Special Envoy to engage with the EU on migration related issues. This meeting took place in the context of a series of contacts I have had in recent weeks with different Libyan actors, and others, to address the serious problems caused by human trafficking and smuggling in the Mediterranean and the need for a comprehensive approach to address this urgent humanitarian problem.