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Announcement of the Joint Monitoring Committee of the TICAD Process

TOKYO, Japan, March 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. The Joint Monitoring Committee of the TICAD Process will be held on March 14 at JICA Research Institute. The Committee will be chaired by Amb. Yoshifumi Okamura, Director-General for African Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and will be attended by…
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U.S. Welcomes Joint AMISOM-Somali National Army Efforts Against al-Shabaab

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 12, 2014 The AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops working jointly with the Somali National Army have liberated several towns from al-Shabaab in Western Somalia. These efforts will help…

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Central African Republic: The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement condemns the killing of yet another Red Cross worker

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement condemns the killing of Patrick Matede, a 36-year-old volunteer with the Central African Red Cross Society who was gunned down in Bangui on Sunday 9 March. A first aid worker for the past…
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Accusations against UN mission in South Sudan are unacceptable

OSLO, Norway, March 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- “The unreasonable and groundless accusations that have been made against the UN mission in South Sudan the last few days are unacceptable. The UN represents the entire international community in its efforts to support South Sudan on the path towards peace,…

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Briefing to the Security Council by Ambassador Nicholas Kay, Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Somalia

NEW YORK, March 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- [AS DELIVERED] Madam President, Members of the Council Thank you for giving me the opportunity to brief the Council from Mogadishu today, and for your continued support to Somalia's peace-building and state-building. I am on the ground in Mogadishu and not…
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The PSC of the AU, at its 423rd meeting held on 10 March 2014, adopted a decision on the situation in Sudan

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 423rd meeting held on 10 March 2014, adopted the following decision on the situation in Sudan: Council, 1. Takes note of the briefing made by the African Union…

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As New Land Law in Liberia Moves towards Finalization, Women from Across Africa Call for Equal Protection to Land Ownership Rights

MONROVIA, Liberia, March 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf, along with Liberian Minister of Gender and Development Julia Duncan-Cassel, welcome land reform recommendations from Central and West Africa regional organization REFACOF (African Women's Network for Community Management of Forests) and Liberia's Foundation for Community Initiatives (FCI).…
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MISCA escorts another convoy of 120 commercial and humanitarian vehicles to Bangui

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The African-led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic-CAR (MISCA), yesterday, completed the escort of another 120 vehicles into Bangui. Most of the vehicles were heavy-duty trucks transporting shipping containers loaded with commercial goods and humanitarian supplies from the…

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The Toyota Corolla- Arguably the Most Important Car in History

Chances are you, or at least someone in your family, has owned a Toyota Corolla. Since the first model was launched in Japan in 1966, the Corolla has always been the people’s champion of cars. In fact, Toyota managed to sell 40 million of them since production started, making it…
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Ecclestone Hopes Every Race Will Be Like a Wet Race

• Keith WeirBernie Ecclestone is looking forward to an unpredictable 2014 season when new engines threaten to overturn the established order, the Formula One boss said on Monday.

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