Mali/Norway to provide NOK 30 million for school meals in Mali (Mopti)

18/09/2019 – Funding from Norway will be used to provide nutritious school meals to some 55 000 children in conflict-torn Mali. ‘Malnourished children have problems learning, no matter how good the teaching is. If children are given school meals, their parents are more likely to send them to school. This in turn helps to promote stability in a part of the world where it is badly needed,’ said Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein, who visited Mali this week. Continuer à lire … « Mali/Norway to provide NOK 30 million for school meals in Mali (Mopti) »

Libya / Italy – Al-Sarraj visits Rome to discuss Libya’s conflict

18/09/2019 – The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj is visiting Italy’s capital, Rome, on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments of the Libyan crisis with the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. Continuer à lire … « Libya / Italy – Al-Sarraj visits Rome to discuss Libya’s conflict »

Algeria Demands Adherence to UN Resolutions Banning Arms to Libya

16/09/2019 – Algeria has called for a ceasefire and cessation of all forms of military escalation in Libya. This came at a visit the UN Envoy Ghasan Salame made to the country. Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Bugadoum said, at a meeting with the UN Envoy, his country ‘demands a ceasefire, supports a Libya-Libyan solution and respects UN Security Council’s resolutions regarding weapons ban . He also said Algeria supported work of the UN Support Mission in Libya. On his part, Salame thanked Algeria for its support of a peaceful solution, and repeated a call for all Libyan parties to be realistic and return to the peaceful track.

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Germany aims to host Libya conference to stabilize oil producer

12/09/2019 – The plans, which are still in the early stages according to diplomats, are the first major diplomatic push since eastern forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar launched in April an offensive to take the capital Tripoli, held by the internationally recognized government of Premier Fayez al-Serraj. Continuer à lire … « Germany aims to host Libya conference to stabilize oil producer »

Libya: LNA Announces Death of 200 Members of Sarraj Forces in 3 Days

11/09/2019 – The Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar, asserted that operations in the capital, Tripoli, will continue until it is freed from militias, meanwhile, his forces announced they killed over 200 pro-Government of National Accord (GNA) armed militants in recent clashes. Continuer à lire … « Libya: LNA Announces Death of 200 Members of Sarraj Forces in 3 Days »

Boko Haram: Human Rights Watch under fire over false alarm

10/09/2019 – The Defence Headquarters on Monday said that, contrary to planned report by the Human Right Watch, there are no children kept or tortured in detention facilities in the northeast Nigeria. Continuer à lire … « Boko Haram: Human Rights Watch under fire over false alarm »

Niger/Nigeria : Govs Decry Proliferation of Arms, Hard Drugs in Nigeria, Niger Republic

10/09/2019 – Three governors from the North Eastern states of Nigeria and a governor from Niger Republic have expressed serious concern over the proliferation of arms, ammunition and hard drugs in the two countries. Continuer à lire … « Niger/Nigeria : Govs Decry Proliferation of Arms, Hard Drugs in Nigeria, Niger Republic »