Somaliland Celebrates Independence Despite Lack of International Recognition

HARGEISA, SOMALILAND The breakaway state of Somaliland is preparing to celebrate 28 years since it declared independence from Somalia. No country recognizes Somaliland as a sovereign nation, but in the capital, preparations for the celebration are und...

Security Council Press Statement on the joint force of the Group of Five for the Sahel

The members of the Security Council were briefed on 16 May 2019 by the Assistant Secretary-General for Africa, Bintou Keita, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Burkina Faso, Alpha Barry, the High Representative of the African Union (AU...

Security Council Press Statement on the joint force of the Group of Five for the Sahel

The members of the Security Council were briefed on 16 May 2019 by the Assistant Secretary-General for Africa, Bintou Keita, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Burkina Faso, Alpha Barry, the High Representative of the African Union (AU...

Nigerian journalist Oluseyi Awojulugbe Wins APO Group Invitation to Attend the African Development Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, today announced that Mrs Oluseyi Awojulugbe (@mz_Awojulugbe) from Nigeria has won APO Group's invitation to atten...

South Korean, 3 Filipinos Freed After Months in Libya

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA A South Korean and three Filipinos have been freed following months of captivity in Libya, Seoul and Abu Dhabi said Friday.The release of the hostages was mediated by the United Arab Emirates, which worked with

South Korean, 3 Filipinos Freed After Months in Libya

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA A South Korean and three Filipinos have been freed following months of captivity in Libya, Seoul and Abu Dhabi said Friday.The release of the hostages was mediated by the United Arab Emirates, which worked with

Revision of the Implementation Plan for the International Peace Cooperation Assignments in South Sudan

1. Japan has dispatched Headquarters staff personnel since November 2011 and Ground Self Defense Force engineering unit to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan) from January 2012 to May 2017. Japan continues to dispatch 4 staff...

Revision of the Implementation Plan for the International Peace Cooperation Assignments in South Sudan

1. Japan has dispatched Headquarters staff personnel since November 2011 and Ground Self Defense Force engineering unit to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan) from January 2012 to May 2017. Japan continues to dispatch 4 staff...