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UNOWAS welcomes the launch of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission of The Gambia (TRRC)
Source: United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) - Oct 18, 2018

The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission of The Gambia (TRRC) which was established through a consultative process, will play an important role in addressing the difficult period of The Gambia history DAKAR, Senegal, October 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United...

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UNHCR evacuates vulnerable refugees out of Libya as fighting resumes
Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) - Oct 18, 2018

Many of the evacuated had been held in detention centres for several months and were suffering from the effects of malnutrition and poor health  GENEVA, Switzerland, October 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Amidst an increasingly volatile security situation in Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency successfully evacuated 135 people out...

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South Sudan: UN report urges release of hundreds of abducted civilians
Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) - Oct 18, 2018

Corroborated victim and witness accounts indicate that women and girls as young as 12, abducted by opposition forces, were paraded and lined up for commanders to choose as “wives” GENEVA, Switzerland, October 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A UN report has documented the immense suffering of civilians in the Western...

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Deputy Foreign Minister Del Re in Tripoli
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy - Oct 18, 2018

ROME, Italy, October 18, 2018,-/African Media agency (AMA)/- As part of the preparations to organise the Conference for Libya to be held in Palermo next 12 and 13 November, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, today in Tripoli met with the Libyan Foreign Minister,...

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One in two people face starvation in South Sudan, as extreme hunger hits more states
Source: Save the Children - Oct 18, 2018

South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, has been affected by frequent conflict since it gained independence in 2011 JUBA, South Sudan, October 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Nearly half of South Sudan’s population is facing extreme hunger, the country’s highest proportion of food insecure people in the last 10 years,...

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The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) undertakes mission to America to attract investment for film industry
Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa - Oct 17, 2018

The South African delegation will undertake site visits to identified international studios and make presentations on investment projects for acquisition, distribution and film servicing opportunities PRETORIA, South Africa, October 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a group of filmmakers to Los...

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Norway intensifies efforts in the Sahel region
Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Abuja - Oct 17, 2018

Norway is stepping up its efforts in the Sahel, and today the Government is launching a strategy for Norway’s efforts in this region for the period 2018-2020 ABUJA, Nigeria, October 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Sahel region is facing significant security, humanitarian and development challenges. Weak state structures and...

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Media Advisory: Minister of Communications to host briefing on Broadcasting Digital Migration
Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information - Oct 17, 2018

The briefing will bring together role players involved in the digital migration project as led by the Digital Migration Advisory Council which was appointed earlier this year PRETORIA, South Africa, October 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Minister of Communications, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane, invites members of the media to a...

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