Archive | January, 2013

Ghana lash Niger 3-0, Mali eliminate DRC

Ghana lash Niger 3-0, Mali eliminate DRC

Four-time African champions Ghana have humiliated Niger 3-0 in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port-Elizabeth, and qualified into the quarter-finals of the 29th Orange Africa Cup of Nations. This easy victory and star performance by the Black Stars undoubtedly put them in the same class with the Elephants of Ivory Coast as potential winners […]

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 Journalists barred from Mali war zone, media rights campaigners incensed

Journalists barred from Mali war zone, media rights campaigners incensed

France and Mali military have been urged to let journalists into Mali war zones to do their job and find for themselves the truth about this conflict. Media rights organisations, including Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF), Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Middle East-based Doha Centre for Media Freedom (DCMF) have voiced concerns about the secrecy […]

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 20th African Union Summit opens on Sunday in Ethiopia

20th African Union Summit opens on Sunday in Ethiopia

The 20th African Union Summit will be held on 27-28 January 2013 at the organisation headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis-Ababa under the theme Pan-Africanism and African Renaissance, the AU directorate of information and communication said in a statement this week. The AU executive council (EC), which includes foreign affairs ministers and other VIP delegates […]

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“The African Union We Want” booklet launched

“The African Union We Want” booklet launched

“The African Union We Want” booklet was launched on Wednesday by the Centre for Citizens’ Participation on the African Union (CCP-AU) at the AU headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis-Ababa. CCP-AU executive director Janah Ncube said the booklet is a compilation of the views of African citizens and civil society – views based on their […]

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