archives : October 2012

     

Panafrica
DAKAR, Sénégal, October 25, 2012/ — Due to the high demand from African innovators, The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) (http://www.africaninnovation.org) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) announced the extension of the deadline for submitting entries to the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) (http://www.innovationprizeforafrica.org) to 30 November 2012. - Thursday 25 October 2012


Panafrica
KIGALI, Rwanda, October 25, 2012/ — Hundreds of leaders and scholars from Africa and around the world will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, from October 30 to November 2 to debate the continent’s prospects for sustainable and inclusive growth in the context of the international economic crisis. - Thursday 25 October 2012


Waterloo, Canada – October 24, 2012 – The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Korea Development Institute (KDI) have released a new special report on post-2015 millennium development goals (MDGs), which includes indicators for 11 new future goals — the Bellagio Goals — that will be presented to the United Nations. - Thursday 25 October 2012


Guinea-Bissau
Several arrests have been made following the attack of the army headquarters on Monday by the supporting transitional government forces including the elements of the independence movement in Casamance (Senegal). - Wednesday 24 October 2012


Equatorial Guinea
The authorities in Equatorial Guinea should immediately investigate the alleged enforced disappearance of a top human rights lawyer who has been unaccounted for since the evening of October 22, 2012, EG Justice and Human Rights Watch said today. - Wednesday 24 October 2012


From the 1st to the 3rd of November, the city of Tunis will host an international conference entitled, “the Democratic Transition in the MENA Region: From Revolution to Active Citizenship, Nonviolence, and Regional Solidarity.” - Wednesday 24 October 2012


Rwanda
KIGALI, Rwanda, October 24, 2012/ — Leaders and scholars from Africa and around the world will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, from October 30 to November 2 to debate the continent’s prospects for sustainable and inclusive growth in the context of the international economic crisis (http://www.africaneconomicconference.org). - Wednesday 24 October 2012


Sudan
A fire broke out following an explosion where military facilities are located, in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum. - Wednesday 24 October 2012


Somalia
Somalia’s Islamist Shabaab armed forces warned Britain on Monday that they were going to pay heavy prices for organising a war against Islam and for the extradition of radical cleric Abu Hamza to the United States. - Wednesday 24 October 2012


Senegal
Rubber bullets and tear gas were fired at the capital of Senegal on Monday by police following supporters of an influential religious leader smashed cars and shop windows in street riots - Wednesday 24 October 2012

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