Category archives for: AMA

African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights to launch report on human rights and HIV in Africa

HIV, the Law and Human Rights in the African Human Rights System: Key Challenges and Opportunities for Rights-based Responses to HIV’ to be launched on the side-lines of the African Union Summit  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 26, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Protecting the human rights of people most vulnerable to HIV is essential to advance […]

Democratic Republic of Congo: MSF steps up support amid most significant cholera outbreak in 20 years

Between the end of November and 22.1.2018, health authorities indicated 826 suspected new cases and 32 deaths (mortality rate 3.8%)  KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 26, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Democratic Republic of Congo’s most significant cholera outbreak in 20 years has now reached the country’s capital, Kinshasa. Between the end of November […]

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde Meets with President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe

Madame Lagarde welcomed President Mnangagwa’s commitment to stabilizing the Zimbabwean economy  WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, January 26, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde today met with President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Madame Lagarde welcomed President Mnangagwa’s commitment […]

Seychelles – SS Faure attends African Executive Council Ahead of AU summit Highlighting need for pan African cooperation

More should be done to encourage synergies and links between the private sectors to ensure that the projects are fully realised  VICTORIA, Seychelles, January 26, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- On the first day of the African Union Executive Council, the Secretary of State for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Barry Faure intervened on the […]

Food and Agriculture Organization at the 30th African Union Summit

Ending hunger and boosting nutrition are in focus  ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 26, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Summit of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is an important event that brings leaders together to discuss issues vital to the continent’s progress and prosperity. In that framework, several events related to ending hunger […]

Sisterly Duel for South Africa’s Young Entrepreneur Award Looms

The spotlight will shine on the all-female trio of finalists, Ncebakazi Mhlaba (28) from the Eastern Cape, Leboneng Mathebula (28) from Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal’s Phumzile Manana (26)  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 26, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A sisterly duel for top honours is in the offing in the fifth South African Premier Business Awards. Three […]

Statement attributable to Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya, January 25, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Statement attributable to Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Libya: The Secretary-General condemns the double bombing in Al-Salmani district of the Libyan city of Benghazi on 24 January 2018 and deplores the loss of civilian life, including children. The Secretary-General expresses his deepest condolences to the […]

Ethiopia: U.S. Embassy Announces Solve IT! – A Nationwide Innovation Competition

Solve IT! will involve nine city hubs in seven regional states and two city administrations ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 25, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa is sponsoring a nationwide innovation competition, “Solve IT!” for Ethiopian youth. “Solve IT!” promotes STEM, entrepreneurship and encourages a new generation of young Ethiopians to […]

Patriarch visit, panel on Christianity and human rights in multi-faith Nigeria

The event will feature a discussion on current challenges for Christianity in Nigeria and Africa as a whole GENEVA, Switzerland, January 25, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- On 29 January 2018, the World Council of Churches (WCC) invites media to a public panel discussion on “Christianity and human rights in multi-faith Nigeria”, hosted at the Ecumenical […]

South Africa: Justice and Correctional Services Committee Concern about the Delay in Terms of Reference for State Capture Commission

Committee Chairperson, Dr. Mathole Motshekga, said the President must issue the terms of reference as a matter of urgency CAPE TOWN, South Africa, January 25, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today expressed its grave concern about the delay in releasing the terms of reference with regard to the […]

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