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Mali: Delays in ‘red berets’ trial prolongs suffering of victims’ families
Source: Amnesty International - Jan 14, 2020

BAMAKO, Mali, January 14, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A Malian court’s last-minute postponement of a former junta leader’s trial is a blow to the families of 21 soldiers whose bodies were discovered in a mass grave in 2012 after they were forcibly disappeared, Amnesty International said today. The trial of...

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The African Union Commission Chairperson welcomes ceasefire agreement in Libya
Source: African Union Commission - Jan 14, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 14, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, welcomes the acceptance by the parties in Libya of a ceasefire on 12 January 2020. The Chairperson calls on the parties to ensure safe corridors for the provision of humanitarian assistance wherever...

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Women’s Program Engagement Launches to Promote Unprecedented Female Entrepreneurship in the Continent
Source: Women's Program Engagement Council - Jan 13, 2020

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit to Collaborate with Global Sustainable Partnerships in the launch WASHINGTON, D.C., USA, January 13, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women’s Program Engagement Council (WPEC), a global initiative...

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Arrest of Uganda’s Bobi Wine Spells Trouble for 2021 Election
Source: Human Rights Watch - Jan 13, 2020

Clampdown Against Political Opposition on the Rise Ahead of Polls KAMPALA, Uganda, January 13, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Ugandan authorities have stepped up their repression recently by blocking all “political” meetings – even those held in private homes – and arresting opposition figures and journalists. And this week’s arrest of the...

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IOM Hits Milestone: 5,000+ Gambians Supported with Assisted Return
Source: IOM - Jan 13, 2020

BANJUL, The Gambia, January 13, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Gambia is a small coastal West African country of just over two million people. Between 2014 and 2017, over 35,000 of its citizens arrived, “irregularly” on European shores, according to Frontex, the EU border agency, with even more whose journeys stopped in...

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VA Bizhive: Ventures Africa Releases The Second Edition Of Its Business Series-Is Waste The Future?
Source: Ventures Africa - Jan 10, 2020

LAGOS, Nigeria, January 10, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Ventures Africa, an online news platform and community that produces stories about an evolving Africa, has released the second edition of its business series, Ventures Africa BizHive. The quarterly digital magazine covers news analysis and discussions around entrepreneurship, evolving business trends and innovations around...

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SamaPass the web reference for African experiences
Source: SamaPass - Jan 10, 2020

SamaPass is improving its online ticketing service in Africa and its offer of African experiences in Europe ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire, January 10, 2020,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- In 2019 the population of Africa is 1.3 billion people. 15 million descendants of Africans live in Europe. These people give life to a...

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