Diplomacy - Afrik.com : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/ Afrik.com, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en Afrik-news.com : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper https://www.afrik-news.com/images/logo_moyen.gif https://www.afrik-news.com/ The civil society wants to propose solution https://www.afrik-news.com/article19347.html Fri, 05 Oct 2012 11:04:31 +0200 For over two days now a sitting has been organized to analyze and look for proposed and solution to the political and military crisis that has been shaking Mali since March 2012. Ojong Debra End game in Côte d'Ivoire marks a new beginning https://www.afrik-news.com/article19226.html Tue, 19 Apr 2011 18:25:47 +0200 The arrest of former Côte d'Ivoire president Laurent Gbagbo on 11 April after a bloody weeklong battle in the heart of Abidjan has been greeted with jubilation by supporters of the internationally recognized president, Alassane Ouattara, and relief by the international community. In this exclusive interview in his New York office, the Ivorian ambassador to the UN Youssoufou Bamba affirmed his government's intention to bring Mr. Gbagbo to court, criticized the international community for inaction and called for an urgent international response to the country's humanitarian crisis. This interview was conducted a few days before the final battle. Libya: Uganda offers Muammar Gaddafi refuge https://www.afrik-news.com/article19207.html Thu, 31 Mar 2011 14:21:06 +0200 Uganda has freely offered embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi refuge in Uganda as diplomats attempt to persuade the defiant leader to leave office without military force. However, if Gaddafi chooses to fight to the end as he once avowed, the international coalition said it is prepared to arm Libyan rebels. Konye Obaji Ori Of Western hypocrisy, Obdurate tyrants and Changing times https://www.afrik-news.com/article19187.html Mon, 28 Mar 2011 16:28:05 +0200 As the Bob Dylan song goes, the times they are “achanging”. But, do the lowly tyrants and dictators of our world, or those Western powers who are bonded to their hypocrisy, double standards and greed, see eye to eye with good old Bob? Hama Tuma Military Intervention in Libya and The other side of International Diplomacy https://www.afrik-news.com/article19155.html Mon, 21 Mar 2011 17:48:46 +0100 My bigger brother Desmond recounted an experience he once had in the city of Stuttgart where he is undertaking further studies in the field of Engineering. On his way home from lectures one evening he witnessed an Asian couple in the middle of a scuffle. Quite frankly it was more of a young Asian guy beating on his partner. Desmond, who was unsettled by what he saw, intervened and sought information from the male aggressor. Agitated by Desmond's query, the aggressor rebuked him for his intervention and proceeded to harass the poor girl. At this juncture, Desmond who is built like the incredible Hulk grabbed him by the collar pierced into his eyes with menace and fury forcing him to let the girl go. Interestingly, the aggressor who hitherto was enjoying the upper hand began to plead with my brother for his release. William Manful Ethiopia to overthrow Eritrean government? https://www.afrik-news.com/article19144.html Sat, 19 Mar 2011 21:38:38 +0100 Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia has revealed that his government has embarked on new strategy that targets Eritrean president Isayas Afwerki, his arch foe, and government. Yohannes Anberbir U.S-Egypt to pursue 'strategic interests' together https://www.afrik-news.com/article19119.html Wed, 16 Mar 2011 02:27:24 +0100 The new Egypt says it would preserve its 1979 peace treaty with Israel, and work closely with the United States on counter-terrorism. This eases fears that post Hosni Mubarak-Egypt would steer a more independent course from Washington as far as foreign policy is concerned. Konye Obaji Ori Libya: U.S, Germany, China and Russia not ready for war https://www.afrik-news.com/article19115.html Tue, 15 Mar 2011 11:26:25 +0100 United States President Barrack Obama has remained defiant to pressure demanding him to recognize the Libyan rebel council as a legitimate government and support a proposed no-fly zone over Libya to protect Libyan freedom-fighters. Konye Obaji Ori Gaddafi's "grave secret" threat triggers French internet craze https://www.afrik-news.com/article19098.html Thu, 10 Mar 2011 23:34:48 +0100 Following Nicolas Sarkozy's acknowledgment of the leadership of the Libyan rebel movement, the National Libyan Council, as the country's legitimate government, Gaddafi's regime has threatened to reveal a secret that could cause the fall of the French President. Victor Guilbert Libya: International forces close in on Muammar Gaddafi https://www.afrik-news.com/article19037.html Tue, 01 Mar 2011 02:38:23 +0100 International naval and air forces have positioned around Libya in a bid to force the Libyan strong man out of office. Washington has frozen 30 billion dollars in Libyan assets as part of an international effort to oust the delusional leader as debates about a post-Gaddafi Libya ensue in Washington. Konye Obaji Ori Libya: The Gaddafis between the devil and the deep blue sea https://www.afrik-news.com/article19035.html Mon, 28 Feb 2011 17:52:09 +0100 Following reports that the death toll may have climbed to nearly 2000 since the beginning of anti-government protests in Libya, France has embarked on a massive operation to push Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, out of power. Whilst France has increased efforts to regain its image following a gaffe by its former foreign secretary, many countries around the world have moved to impose an assets freeze and travel ban on the Gaddafi clan and inner circle. Muammar Gaddafi and his inner circle are holed up in Tripoli as the net closes in on them. Contingency plans to protect civilians in Libya https://www.afrik-news.com/article19025.html Sat, 26 Feb 2011 17:52:52 +0100 In two, coordinated initiatives a coalition of over 200 Arab organisations and a group of over thirty prominent intellectuals from across the Middle East and North African have called today on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU) and the League of Arab States (LAS) to put in place contingency plans to protect civilians from further atrocities in Libya. Stefan Simanowitz Senegal - Iran: From friendship to diplomatic war https://www.afrik-news.com/article19020.html Fri, 25 Feb 2011 02:18:15 +0100 The Senegalese government officially severed diplomatic ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran on Wednesday. Dakar has accused Tehran of supplying arms to separatists in its Casamance province. Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won't be sipping tea together at the same table... Simon Maro Botswana warns Libya amid suspected Zimbabwe mercenaries https://www.afrik-news.com/article19018.html Thu, 24 Feb 2011 13:08:59 +0100 Botswana, a small Southern African nation has threatened to cut all diplomatic ties with strife-torn Libya while its neighbour, Zimbabwe, is suspected of having mercenaries in the North African country. Alice Chimora Egypt: U.S. playing safe as events unfold in Arab world https://www.afrik-news.com/article18946.html Mon, 14 Feb 2011 09:33:07 +0100 The United States has expressed concern over the handling of post Hosni Mubarak-Egypt by the Egyptian military. Following the suspension of the constitution and the dismissal of the parliament by the military, U.S. Secretary of State has engaged regional and global leaders from India, UAE, Greece, EU, U.K., and Palestine to gain a shared perspective on Egypt, recent developments and a way forward for the Northern African country. Konye Obaji Ori