Monday, September 1, 2014

USA Africa Dialogue Series - Joint Statement by the SADC Troika and leaders of the Coalition of the Kingdom of Lesotho, Pretoria, South Africa

1. Following the recent political and security developments in the Kingdom of Lesotho, His Excellency Jacob G. Zuma, the President of the Republic of South Africa and Chairperson of the Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation met the delegation of the Coalition Government of the Kingdom of Lesotho consisting of the Prime Minister, the Right Hon. Thomas Motswahae Thabane, the Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Mothetjoa Metsing and Hon.Morena T J Maseribane, Minister of Gender and Youth, Sports and Recreation on 1 September 2014 in Pretoria, South Africa. The SADC Executive Secretary, Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax also attended the meeting.
 
2. The Meeting between the Chairperson of the Organ and the Leaders of the Coalition Government was preceded by the MCO Troika plus the Republic of Zimbabwe, the Chair of SADC Council.
 
3. The Meeting reviewed the political and security situation in the Kingdom of Lesotho on which the leaders of the Coalition Government highlighted that the political and security situation had deteriorated which needed immediate intervention and support from SADC.
 
4.The meeting reiterated the commitment contained in the Windhoek Declaration in which the Leaders of the Coalition Government committed to working together to restore political normalcy, stability, law and order, peace and security in the Kingdom. In this regard, the leaders of the Coalition Government agreed to expeditiously implement the declaration, by removing the Parliament prorogation, in particular. In this regard, they agreed on the Roadmap with clear timelines on how to remove the Parliament prorogation, which shall be submitted to the King. The Leaders further agreed to issue a joint statement appealing for calm and exercise restrain with a view to rapidly bring law and order back in the Kingdom;
 
5. The Chairperson of the Organ welcomed the joint commitment of the leaders of the Coalition Government and pledged to render the SADC Troika full support with a view to speedily restore the stability and security in the country.  In addition, SADC agreed to send a SADC Facilitator to the Kingdom of Lesotho to work with the Coalition Government as they implement the agreed roadmap. SADC further agreed to deploy an Observer Team on Politics, Defence and Security as a matter of urgency.
 
6. The Chairperson appealed to the people of the Kingdom of Lesotho to support the leaders as they work together to re-establish the political stability, security, and law and order.
 
7. The Chairperson of the Organ reiterated SADC's commitment to remain seized with the political and security development in the Kingdom.




Done at Pretoria, Republic of South Africa on the 1 September 2014


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USA Africa Dialogue Series - Intellectuals Converge For The 7th Port Harcourt Book Festival

Preparations are in top gear as Port Harcourt readies itself for the upcoming Book Festival; this 7th edition of the Port Harcourt Book Festival is particularly special because it holds in the year the city is UNESCO World Book Capital. It's going be another opportunity to raise the flag for readers, book enthusiasts, booksellers, publishers and other stakeholders in the book industry.

The theme for this year's book festival is "Possibilities For Nigeria At 100" and its primary focus is the youth.

The city will once again host astute, intelligent, proactive and game changing Nigerians who have been invited to speak and engage the youth in several discussions at the 6-day festival which commences on the 20th of October, 2014 at the Hotel Presidential…………..


Link:  http://www.rainbowbookclub.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=267&catid=75&Itemid=194



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USA Africa Dialogue Series - Sokoto and Sokoto State University in Photos


Do please click on the above and see places and faces of one of the most peaceful and beautiful part of the country.
I wil be posting over one thousand photos on Sokoto that capture various parts of the city.
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