Kenya: Change in Consular Birth/Death Registrations

Kenya: Change in Consular Birth/Death Registrations

NAIROBI, Kenya, 28 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Birth/Death registration will now be processed in the UK From 15 April 2015, UK birth registrations and death registrations in Kenya ...

Continuous Targeting of Human Rights Defenders in Egypt; Witnesses Become Defendants

Continuous Targeting of Human Rights Defenders in Egypt; Witnesses Become Defendants

CAIRO, 28 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Due to the continuous crackdown on human rights defenders, the undersigning human rights organizations and institutions and individuals ...

Demanding ‘immediate’ ceasefire in Libya, Security Council extends UN mission in crisis-torn country

Demanding ‘immediate’ ceasefire in Libya, Security Council extends UN mission in crisis-torn country

NEW YORK, 28 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Unanimously adopting two separate resolutions on Libya, the Security Council, in the first, called for an immediate and unconditional ...

UN strongly condemns deadly terrorist attack on Mogadishu hotel

UN strongly condemns deadly terrorist attack on Mogadishu hotel

NEW YORK, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The top United Nations official in Somalia along with the members of the UN Security Council have strongly condemned yesterday's ...

The United Kingdom welcomes the unanimous adoption of resolutions 2213 and 2214.

The United Kingdom welcomes the unanimous adoption of resolutions 2213 and 2214.

LONDON, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Lyall Grant of the UK Mission to the UN, following the Security Council Adoptions of Resolutions 2213 and ...

Clarification Statement from Africell Holding

Clarification Statement from Africell Holding

BEIRUT, March 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Africell Holding would like to clarify that Tempo Africell Burundi is not its subsidiary and that it has no affiliation or connection of any ...

UN envoy says Libya latest peace talks have gone ‘well beyond what we have expected’

UN envoy says Libya latest peace talks have gone ‘well beyond what we have expected’

NEW YORK, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Libyan stakeholders have reached a consensus on a range of issues – including on the need for a unity government and security arrangements ...

Kenya: Change in Consular Birth/Death Registrations

NAIROBI, Kenya, 28 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Birth/Death registration will now be processed in the UK From 15 April 2015, UK birth registrations and death registrations in Kenya will transfer from the British High Commission, Nairobi to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK. There are no changes to the entitlement to register a birth or death. The processing time will remain the same. ...

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Continuous Targeting of Human Rights Defenders in Egypt; Witnesses Become Defendants

CAIRO, 28 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Due to the continuous crackdown on human rights defenders, the undersigning human rights organizations and institutions and individuals express their astonishment and shock about the accusations that were charged by Qasr El Nile prosecution office in Egypt to a number of witnesses who willingly testified on the killing of Shaimaa El Sabbagh. El Sabbagh, who is a member ...

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Demanding ‘immediate’ ceasefire in Libya, Security Council extends UN mission in crisis-torn country

NEW YORK, 28 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Unanimously adopting two separate resolutions on Libya, the Security Council, in the first, called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire and extended the United Nations Support Mission there (UNSMIL) until 15 September, and in the second, adjusted the arms embargo on the country in light of the terrorist threat there. Further to that text, adopted yesterday ...

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UN strongly condemns deadly terrorist attack on Mogadishu hotel

NEW YORK, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The top United Nations official in Somalia along with the members of the UN Security Council have strongly condemned yesterday's terrorist attack on a hotel in Mogadishu city that resulted in the death of many civilians, including the Somali Federal Government's Permanent Representative to the UN Office in Geneva, Ambassador Yusuf Bari-Bari. "I condemn ...

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The United Kingdom welcomes the unanimous adoption of resolutions 2213 and 2214.

LONDON, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Lyall Grant of the UK Mission to the UN, following the Security Council Adoptions of Resolutions 2213 and 2214 Thank you Mr President, The United Kingdom welcomes the unanimous adoption of resolutions 2213 and 2214. We are at a critical phase in the UN-facilitated talks in Libya. The international community must unite behind Special ...

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Clarification Statement from Africell Holding

BEIRUT, March 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Africell Holding would like to clarify that Tempo Africell Burundi is not its subsidiary and that it has no affiliation or connection of any kind with Tempo Africell Burundi. It is only the name that coincidentally happens to be partially common. Africell Holding further clarifies that it has no operations in Burundi. Africell Ltd.   Africell is one of the fastest ...

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UN envoy says Libya latest peace talks have gone ‘well beyond what we have expected’

NEW YORK, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Libyan stakeholders have reached a consensus on a range of issues – including on the need for a unity government and security arrangements – and are now convinced that there is a political solution to the country's crisis, Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Bernardino Léon, said at the conclusion of the latest round of peace talks which he ...

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UN rights office welcomes Malawi leader’s condemnation of attacks on people with albinism

NEW YORK, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The United Nations Human Rights office today welcomed Malawi President Peter Mutharika's strong statement condemning the recent spate of attacks on people with albinism in his country and urged that the measures he outlined to arrest those responsible for such attacks and better protect albinos be launched “without delay.” “We hope that this series of measures ...

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UN condemns kidnaping of DR Congo refugees, urges their immediate release

NEW YORK, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has today strongly condemned the recent kidnapping of Congolese refugees by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling for an immediate release of those still in captivity. On 21 March, 15 Congolese refugees and one Congolese national were kidnapped by the LRA near the border ...

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Ban calls on all Nigerians to ‘vote in large numbers’ ahead of Saturday’s elections

NEW YORK, 27 March 2015 / PRN Africa / -- On the eve of presidential and parliamentary elections in Nigeria, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all Nigerians to exercise their civic responsibility by going to the polls to vote in large numbers. In a statement released by his spokesperson's office, the UN chief commended progress made by Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission ...

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