The Africa Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), which is established as a self-monitoring platform of African governments a decade ago, engaged civil society representatives in a two colloquium on the theme: Reviewing a decade of peer learning and projecting a future of governance in Africa.
Africa Peer Review Mechanism Engages Civil Society
CPJ Urges US Secretary of State to Speak about Press Freedom at AU Summit
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) writes to US Secretary of State John Kerry to ask him to include in his discussions at the AU Summit the issue of press freedom in Africa, particularly in Ethiopia where a systematic crackdown on independent journalists has continued unabated.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Appeals for Syrian Children
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Goodwill Ambassador and Olympic Gold Medallist and world champion figure skater Yuna Kim today made a heartfelt appeal for support for the children of conflict-torn Syria.
No Political Motive behind Arrest of Prominent Officials, Says Ethiopian Government
The Federal Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission of Ethiopia (FEACC) says there is no any political motive behind the arrest of Minister Melaku Fenta, Director General of the Ethiopian Customs and Revenues Authority (ERCA), his deputy Gebrewahid Woldegiorgis and 22 others suspected of corruption.
African Union calls on Women to Craft Agenda 2063
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has called on women to craft, and make their own contribution to Africa’s Agenda 2063, and not wait to make input on a draft document that they would have been presented.
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