South Sudans Chabur Goc has been denied chance to contest for a position in the FIFA Council ahead of the Confederation of African Football Federation CAF General Assembly tomorrow in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Mahamat enjoys a long experience of political leadership and diplomacy both in Africa and international level. He previously served as the chairperson of the blocs Economic, Social and Cultural Council. Mahamat was Chads Prime minister between 2003 and 2005.
President Museveni urged the international community to support the regional force to flush out the LRA remnants and put an end to the war by supporting their efforts through reinforcements of multiplier forces.
If a leader doesnt want to leave office, if a leader stays on for too long, and elections are seen as being gamed to suit a leader and he stays term after term after term, the tendency may be the only way to get him out is through a coup or people taking to the streets, Annan said.
Uganda will be voting on February 18th 2016 with incumbent president Yoweri Museveni running for another term in office, 30 years after he first came to power.In Rwanda, a constitutional change approved in a referendum gives President Paul Kagame, who has been in office since 2000 a chance to run for office again in 2017.
The UN Secretary General is concerned that terrorism and violent extremism are a growing threat on the continent. Indeed, Al-Shabaab, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Boko Haram, and the Lords Resistance Army had established a presence and expanded their activities across borders.
â€œThis session of negotiations must make progress; we must end the war,\" chief mediator Seyoum Mesfin stated. He said that if war continues \"it will have serious consequences\" and added: \"Those that insist on continued fighting must be held accountableâ€.
â€œWe in the SPLM/A have failed to understand why some quarters inside and outside South Sudan trivialize the conflict as power struggle between President Kiir and Dr. Riek Machar and rush to think that power sharing or government of national unity is the best solution to the socio-political and economic malaise of the country,â€ the statement reads in part.
The commitment was the result of direct roundtable face-to-face discussions held last evening in the presence of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and a number of other regional leaders.
James Baanabe Isingoma, the Acting Commissioner Energy Resources Department of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, says the programme has been triggered by the growing demands for power in neighbouring South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo which have remained largely unmet.
The European Union has increased funding to the African Infrastructure Development Trust Fund by an additional 300 million Euros, about 100 Billion Uganda Shillings. By June 2013, the fund had 750 million Euros injected for the establishment and development of new water projects, hydro power, Wind power projects, Solar Farms and telecommunication services among others.
Under the arrangement, University lecturers and students will be financially supported to participate in high level exchange programs in European Union countries in order to produce Africa\'s new generation of quality renewable energy engineers and technicians.
The executive director of the United Nations Population Fund Dr Babatunde Osotimehin has appealed to Sub-Saharan African countries to refocus on the age of consent in order to avail girls with the opportunity to remain in school.
United States reproductive health partner organizations have today unveiled new effective and easy-to-use contraceptive technologies which offer the potential to improve contraceptive access to millions of women in Africa and South Asia.