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OTTAWA, Canada, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today signalled Canada’s interest in growing trade and investment with Kenya and our intent to meaningfully engage when it comes to shared values.
In a move that is angering Diaspora Gambians and their families back home, The Gambia government on Thursday announced the banning of all local and long distance Skype and Viber free calls in The Gambia–citing what it calls “the major financial loss that government is accruing due to Skype and Viber free calls,” the Freedomnewspaper reports.
Eritrean Center for Strategic Studies, ECSS
Regional Seminar on the Implementation and Promotion of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Discrimination in the context of the Right to Food in Southern Africa
LILONGWE, Malawi /African Press Organization (APO)/ – Around 60 experts from governments, civil society, national human rights institutions, as well as the agricultural sector will meet from 3 to 4 April 2013 in Lilongwe, Malawi, to discuss concrete measures to respect, protect and fulfil the right to food in the sub-region. Experts from Belgium, Norway, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and other UN agencies will also attend.
Hershey Should Increase Funding of Programs to Address Child Labor and Improve Conditions for West African Cocoa Farmers
“The Ethical Water Exchange is THE platform to transform wastewater into a clean tradable resource: treated wastewater.”
The Gambia is feared loosing millions of Euros in financial aid from its main donor – the European Union (EU), amid its President Jammeh’s outright rejection of the governance reforms that the EU has seen as an iron fist.
by E-SMART (Eritrean Sanctions Must Be Annulled and Repealed Today)-a collaboration of the Eritrean Diaspora http://www.eritrean-smart.org/
Nevsun Resources Ltd. (TSX: NSU / NYSE Amex: NSU) provided a comment on its approach to human rights at the Bisha Mine in Eritrea, in which Nevsun has a 60% ownership position. Nevsun provided the comment because it anticipates that both the Company and a Bisha Mine subcontractor will be mentioned in a forthcoming report by a non-governmental human rights organization.
Spine Africa Project appoints Dr. Denis Mukwege as Vice President and Dr. Roger Luhiriri as Executive Director
NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — Spine Africa Project (SAP) has appointed Dr. Denis Mukwege , MD, as Vice President, and Dr. Roger Luhiriri , MD, as Executive Director. Drs. Mukwege and Luhiriri have been influential in raising international awareness of health issues and human rights violations in the regions of the eastern Congo. Their advocacy will bolster the efforts of the Project to raise funds to provide medical outreach and training and to build education infrastructure in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), important components of the larger mission to bring lasting social change to the country.
By a Correspondent
The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Regional office in Windhoek, Namibia in association with Save the Children Sweden presented Wallace Mawire, a Zimbabwean journalist with the Best Photojournalist award in Lilongwe,Malawi on 22 December 2012 for contribution towards ethical reporting on child rights in the Media.