DIPLOMATIE | DIPLOMACY

15-Sep-2014 to 11:13

UN boss appoints new special representative for West

APA- New York (USA) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday announced the appointment of Mohammed Ibn Chambas of Ghana as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), succeeding Said Djinnit of Algeria.

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15-Sep-2014 to 09:36

Zimbabwe's Mugabe attends emergency SADC summit on Lesotho

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe left Harare on Sunday for South Africa where he will attend an emergency summit of the security organ of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) that has been called to discuss the political situation in Lesotho.

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14-Sep-2014 to 08:28

Kenya to establish permanent mission in Angola

APA-Luanda (Angola) — Kenya plans to establish a permanent embassy in Luanda as part of efforts to strengthen diplomatic ties between the two countries, outgoing Kenyan ambassador to Angola, Peter Gitau said Saturday.

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13-Sep-2014 to 21:11

Economic inequality remains challenge for Africa-Jerry Rawlings

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Although reports suggest that Africa is rising, huge economic inequality among citizens remains a challenge, according to former Ghanaian president Jerry Rawlings.

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13-Sep-2014 to 15:10

Sudan closes another Iranian cultural center

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The Sudanese authorities have closed another Sudanese-Iranian cultural center in Khartoum, the chairwoman of the center disclosed on Saturday.

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13-Sep-2014 to 14:21

Russian foreign minister expected in Zimbabwe on Monday

APA-Harare (Zimbabwe) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is expected in Zimbabwe next week on a three-day official visit that will culminate in the commissioning of one of Zimbabwe’s largest platinum mine.

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12-Sep-2014 to 14:29

Sudan, Egypt border dispute deepens

APA- Khartoum (Sudan) — Tensions have erupted between Cairo and Khartoum over disputed Halayeb following Egypt's rejection of Sudan’s decision to include the disputed area in the demarcation of the geographical constituencies for the 2015 elections.

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