Address by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR

 

 

Address by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR on the

Occasion of the Centenary Conference on the Theme: “Human Security, Peace and Development: Agenda for the 21st Century”, Thursday, 27th February, 2014

PROTOCOLS

1. Today, as our Nation marks its first 100 years, we look back with gratitude to God and with pride in our citizens. We look forward also, to the future, with hope and confidence.

2. In this hall and beyond, I am delighted to welcome many of our past, ….. Continue Reading

Affleck urges US to invest in the DRC

WASHINGTON – Hollywood star Ben Affleck called on Wednesday for targeted investment in the private sector in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where he sees a window of opportunity to end a cycle of unrest.

The A-list actor and director, who has founded a non-profit group called the Eastern Congo Initiative and has made repeated trips to the region, advocated the United States shift its priorities in delivering aid, in a hearing at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

People would rather be invested in than accept aid, would rather have a job than ….. Continue Reading