Russia/Africa – Leaders of 35 countries confirm participation in Russia-Africa Summit — senior diplomat

17/07/2019 – About 35 leaders of African countries have by now officially confirmed their participation in the Russia-Africa Summit and more participants are expected to join in, Russian Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Russia/Africa – Leaders of 35 countries confirm participation in Russia-Africa Summit — senior diplomat »

Le Burkina Faso et le Vatican signent un accord institutionnel et juridique

14/07/2019 – Le Burkina Faso et le Saint-Siège se sont engagés dans une voie de reconnaissance juridique du Vatican à Ouagadougou ce 12 juillet 2019. C’est la salle des traités du Palais apostolique du Vatican qui a abrité la cérémonie de signature de l’accord.

Le chef de la diplomatie Burkinabè Alpha Barry et le secrétaire aux relations avec les Etats au Saint-Siège Mgr Paul Richard Gallagher ont signé un document de 19 articles et d’un protocole additionnel qui garantit à l’Église la possibilité de mener à bien sa mission au Burkina Faso. A en croire le communiqué rendu public, la personnalité juridique publique de l’Église et de ses institutions est reconnue au pays des hommes intègres. Continuer à lire … « Le Burkina Faso et le Vatican signent un accord institutionnel et juridique »

Arab League chief: Internal and external parties are deliberately prolonging conflict in Libya

2019/02/25 – Arab League Secretary-General, Ahmed Abo El Gheit said that the situation in Libya is highly complex, attributing blame to the external interventions and the desire of internal and external parties to perpetuate the conflict.

Abo El Gheit emphasized in a statement on the sidelines of the Arab-European summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, the importance of the Quartet efforts, composed of the Arab League, the African Union, the European Union, and the United Nations, which is preparing to hold a meeting on the sidelines of the Arab summit in Tunisia, during March.

The Libyan Observer

Sahel-Elite |Photo: Arab League Secretary-General, Ahmed Abo El Gheit (Getty Images)

Libya – Al-Sarraj seeks broader cooperation with Africom

2019/18/02 – Chairman of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj discussed on Saturday with General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of the US Africa Command « AFRICOM », strengthening cooperation and strategic partnership between the two countries.

The meeting held on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference focused on the possibility of increasing and expanding security and military coordination with the Libyan military and security apparatuses, beyond cooperation in the fight against terrorism, and to include support, capacity-building and training programs, according to the PC’s head Press Office.

In this regard, Al-Sarraj called for the preparation of a field training program for special military units with the assistance of AFRICOM.

The Libyan Observer

Sahel-Elite |Photo: Chairman of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj discussed on Saturday with General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of the US Africa Command « AFRICOM »

Air Senegal launches first GX Aviation inflight connectivity in Africa

2019/18/02 – Air Senegal has installed and activated Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight connectivity solution on its newly delivered Airbus A330neos, making it the first African carrier to do so.

The West African airline signed a firm order for two A330neos in February 2018, the first of which arrived at Dakar Blaise-Diagne International Airport on Jan. 31. The aircraft is being deployed on flights between Dakar and Paris. Continuer à lire … « Air Senegal launches first GX Aviation inflight connectivity in Africa »

Libya’s Presidential Council wants oilfields to be outside political conflicts

2019/14/02 – The Presidential Council (PC) in Libya has renewed its call for leaving oil facilities outside political conflicts in the country.

Mohammed El Sallak, the spokesman for the Head of the PC Fayez Al-Sirraj, said the oil facilities should remain under the oversight of the International-recognized National Oil Corporation (NOC) and the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG.) Continuer à lire … « Libya’s Presidential Council wants oilfields to be outside political conflicts »

Burkina/Canada – Coopération canado-burkinabè : L’ambassadeur Edmond R. Dejon Wega reçu en audience par le porte-parole de l’opposition

2019/14/02 – Le Chef de file de l’opposition politique au Burkina Faso, Zéphirin Diabré, a reçu en audience, ce mercredi, 13 février au siège de l’institution, à Ouagadougou, l’ambassadeur du Canada au Burkina. Selon les deux personnalités, les échanges ont porté sur les axes de coopération entre les deux pays. Continuer à lire … « Burkina/Canada – Coopération canado-burkinabè : L’ambassadeur Edmond R. Dejon Wega reçu en audience par le porte-parole de l’opposition »