Profile cover photo
Profile photo
RegionWeek
1 follower -
RegionWeek is an ambitious multimedia effort founded in 2015 to examine the evolution of African Business Communities and how Political lead
RegionWeek is an ambitious multimedia effort founded in 2015 to examine the evolution of African Business Communities and how Political lead

1 follower
About
Posts

The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) officially at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the theme: ”Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
In his opening remarks, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat commended the quality work done by the Permanant Representatives’ Committee (PRC) with the view to establish appropriate conditions conducive to the success of this meeting of the Executive Council. He further commended the encouraging level of contribution to the Peace Fund aimed at consolidating peace effeorts within the continent. The AUC Chairperson expressed the hope that by 2020 AU will be able to finance itself at 100% if we maintain this trend of increasing interest by the Member States willing to contribute substantively on peace keeping in Africa. The Chairperson underlined that the AU Commission can persue this commitment and resolution and will rely on Member States to support the trend of self-financing.
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Sources told the our brothers from New Vision that fighting broke out after reports indicated that President wanted to arrest Machar.

James Gatdet Dak, Machar’s spokesperson speaking on phone interview with the New Vision confirmed their soldiers had acted in self defence after Kiir’s guards opened fire at them.

“They provoked us and shot at our position and we also responded,” Gatdet said. He said the rumor that their leader (Machar) was about to be arrested further worsened the situation.

Earlier, the Sudan Tribune a local newspaper had reported, that Machar was called to President Kiir’s office by the President for a Presidency meeting to discuss the clashes which occurred between their forces on Thursday evening.

But according to Gatdet, when Machar arrived at the Palace and as the meeting was about to start, heavy shooting started near the Palace.

Addressing the media, together with Kiir, Machar called for calm “All we want to tell the public now is that they should remain calm. This incident also will be controlled, and then measures will be taken so that peace it restored,” Machar said.
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded