“Your Excellency, our reports show that on the balance, Nigeria should consider joining the AfCFTA, and using the opportunity of the ongoing AfCFTA Phase I negotiations to secure the necessary safeguards required to ensure that our domestic policies and programmes are not compromised,” Dr. Desmond Guobadia told the president.
Ethiopia and the AU have been mediating between the military council and the pro-democracy movement demanding civilian rule. Talks collapsed when Sudanese security forces cleared a protest camp in the capital, Khartoum, earlier this month. The deadly clampdown killed at least 128 people cross the county, according to protest organizers.
“We have so many commitments as a country but sometimes we lag behind when it comes to implementation. We are definitely celebrating the election of Hara as Speaker of Parliament. We hope more women will also enjoy public appointments as they come,” said 50-50 Campaign Management Agency team leader Viwemi Chavula.
Mohammed Morsi’s son Ahmed said: “He has been placed behind glass cage (during trials). No one can hear him or know what is happening to him. He hasn’t received any visits for a months or nearly a year. He complained before that he doesn’t get his medicine. This is premediated murder. This is slow death.”