Monthly Archives: September 2016

Palestra “As Relações Internacionais contemporâneas do Brasil com a África”

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No dia 06 de outubro a Prof. Drª Analúcia Danilevicz Pereira, coordenadora do Cebrafrica, ministrará uma palestra no Comando Militar do Sul, com o tema “As Relações Internacionais contemporâneas do Brasil com a África”. A palestra ocorrerá das 10 às 11h no auditório do Comando Militar do Sul, na Rua dos Andradas, 562, Centro, Porto Alegre. As inscrições devem ser realizadas até o dia 03 de outubro pelo e-mail ou telefones disponibilizados no folder acima.

Morocco officially requests to join the African Union

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Via African Union

The Kingdom of Morocco has officially submitted a request to accede to the African Union (AU) Constitutive Act, and therefore, become a Member of the Union. An Adviser to King Mohammed VI on Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, H.E. Taieb Fassi Fihri, informed the Commission Chairperson, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, when they met, on 22 September 2016, in a bilateral meeting in the margin of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Acknowledging receipt, the Chairperson advised the Envoy that due process will be followed, including officially informing Member States, as per the provisions of the AU Constitutive Act. The Kingdom of Morocco will be officially notified of the outcome.

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Ali Bongo declared president-elect of Gabon

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Via Africanews

Incumbent president Ali Bongo Ondimba has been declared winner of Gabon’s presidential election after polling 49.80% of the votes while his main opponent, Jean Ping polled 48.23 %. According to the official results announced on Wednesday by the Minister of Interior, Pachomius Moubelet-Boubeya, Ali Bongo is president-elect of Gabon beating the 73-year-old former African Union Commission chairman by only 5,594 votes. The victory comes after a long wait culminating into controversies amid tension including trading of allegations of fraud by both camps of incumbent president Ali Bongo and Jean Ping.

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