Event in Algeria

  • Africa: Graca Challenges Women, Girls to Grab Emerging Opportunities

    BOTSWANA, 2017/08/13 Women and children's rights advocate Graca Machel yesterday urged women and youth in Tanzania to be proactive at the same time as it comes to seeking development opportunities. Ms Machel, the founder of the Graca Machel Trust, said this during the closing of an eight-day conference in the city which was aimed at empowering communities to tackle development challenges.
  • South Africa plays an active role in the AU

    BOTSWANA, 2017/07/17 Absence of Zuma and Ramaphosa raises eyebrows, quoted Liesl Louw-Vaudran, a consultant at the Institute of Security Studies (ISS), who said South Africa was “ceding power to other players on the continent, such as Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and the current AU chairperson President Alpha Condé of Guinea”.
  • Major Leap for Africa At G20 Summit

    GERMANY, 2017/07/12 The G20 Leaders' Summit, which concluded in Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday, has recorded positive outcomes for world development, with significant benefits for the African continent. The office of South African President Jacob Zuma on Sunday said critical developmental issues were tabled at the summit, which brought together leaders from the world's major economies, inclunding the European Union.
  • Commemoration of Africa Human Rights Day

    BOTSWANA, 2016/10/22 oday, the African People commemorate the Africa Human Rights Day across the continent under the theme “Women Rights – Our Collective Responsibility”. On this occasion, H.E. Dr. Aisha Laraba Abdullahi, Commissioner for Political Affairs issued a statement on behalf of H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission describing this year’s theme as timely and appropriate. Timely in the sense that it coincides with the Declaration of the African Union’s Heads of National and Government of “2016 as the African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women”. It is, therefore, a clarion call on Africa to do additional to promote women’s rights, particularly the rights to development. It is in this context that the African Union Commission has concluded that the AHRD theme for this year is a reflection of a ray of hope that through empowerment of women in Africa, sustainable peace and development will be ushered in.
  • Algerian-African Economic Meeting in 2016

    ALGIERS, 2016/01/11 Partnerships between Algerian economic operators and their counterparts from forty African nations will be the focus of a conference the Business Leaders Forum (FCE) intends to hold in October 2016, a representative of the organization announced Wednesday. "Algeria has excellent diplomatic and political relations with African nations, but in economy, these relationships have not capitalized. The conference under the FCE will include dozens of business leaders in these nations with their counterparts Algeria to boost our economic relations and launch significant partnerships," President of the International Relations Committee in the FCE told APS.
  • Obama Chides African Leaders Who Cling to Power

    BOTSWANA, 2015/07/29 Barack Obama has chided African leaders who refuse to give up power in his initial speech at the African Union headquarters by a US president. The scolding came in the course of his address on Tuesday in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to the 54-member continental bloc. "Africa's democratic evolution is as well at risk at the same time as leaders refuse to step aside at the same time as their terms end," Obama said. "No one should be president for life."
  • The 6th Ministerial Meeting of the China-Arab Cooperation Forum to be Held in Beijing

    BAHRAIN, 2015/07/10 Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hong Lei announced at the press conference: Upon agreement of China and the League of Arab States, the 6th ministerial conference of the China-Arab Cooperation Forum will be held in Beijing on June 5. Foreign ministers or representatives from China and Arab states inclunding the Secretary-General of the Arab League will attend the conference.
  • Sephardic community summit in Madrid, Avila and Toledo 3rd biennal, after Bulgaria and Turkey

    ISRAEL, 2015/05/02 The over 70 participants of the Erensya World Summit of Sephardic communities in the diaspora arrived in Toledo on Thursday. The event was organized by the Sefarad-Israel Center, a cultural entity under the foreign ministry, and is an event that takes place each two years. The meetings in Avila, Madrid and Toledo between April 27 and May 2 aim to establish bridges between Spain and the Sephardic communities, sources from the organization. At this third edition, next ones held in 2011 in Sofia, Bulgaria, and in 2013 in Istanbul and Smyrna in Turkey, representatives from the Sephardic communities of Cairo, Jerusalem, Belgrade, Sofia, Sarajevo, Istanbul, Paris, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago del Chile, Panama and Mexico Federal District are taking part.