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Thursday 10 April 2014
MISCA receives additional support from the United States of America
Bangui, 10 April 2014: The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission and Head of the African-led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA), Gen. Jean Marie Michel Mokoko, has extended the profound appreciation of the AU to the American Government for the political, diplomatic and logistical support it has extended to MISCA since the Mission was launched on 19 December 2013. The Special Representative was speaking in Bangui, on 9 April 2014, at a ceremony during which the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN), Ambassador Samantha Power, handed over 37 vehicles donated by the USA to MISCA.

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Thursday 10 April 2014
Press Statement of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 427th meeting on the incidents in Bangui on 29 March 2014 and the decision of the Republic of Chad to withdraw its contingent from the African-led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA).
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 427th meeting held on 9 April 2014, recalled the briefing made by the Commissioner for Peace and Security at its 426th meeting held on 7 April 2014. Council also took note of the Information Note of the Chairperson of the Commission on the incidents in Bangui on 29 March 2014 and the decision of the Republic of Chad to withdraw its contingent from the African-led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA).

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Thursday 10 April 2014
Information Note of the AU Commission on the incident that took place in Bangui on 29 march 2014 and the withdrawal by the Republic of Chad of its contingent from MISCA
I. INTRODUCTION 1. At its 426th meeting held on 7 April 2014, Council was briefed by the Commissioner for Peace and Security on the latest developments in the Central African Republic (CAR), including the decision of the Government of the Republic of Chad to withdraw its contingent from the African-led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA). On that occasion, Council expressed the wish to have additional information regarding the situation, in order to be in a position to take the required measures.

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Wednesday 09 April 2014
The African Union welcomes the commencement of the  Sudan National Consultative Dialogue
Addis Ababa, 9 April 2014: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the formal commencement of the Sudan National Consultative Dialogue through the convening of a National Political Parties Summit, which was chaired by President Omar Hassan al Bashir, on 6 April 2014.

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Monday 07 April 2014
MISCA remembers victims and survivors of Rwanda Genocide
Bangui, 07 April 2014: The Rwandan contingent in the African-led International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA), today, organized in Bangui a memorial service for the victims of the 1994 Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsis. The event was attended by the MISCA Head of Mission and Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Gen. Jean Marie Michel Mokoko, the MISCA Force Commander, Brig. Gen. Martin Tumenta, half a dozen members of the Transitional Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Toussaint Kongo Doudou, who represented the Prime Minister as Chair of the event. Under the theme “Remember, Unite, Renew,” the 20th anniversary service included a documentary on the Rwanda Genocide, video testimonies of survivors, the laying of a memorial wreath and a minute of silence in honor of the victims which was synchronized with the live-streamed main memorial service in Kigali.

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Sunday 06 April 2014
The African Union welcomes the launching of the SPLM Intra-Party Dialogue Forum
Addis Ababa, 6 April 2014: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the launching, yesterday, in Addis Ababa, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn of Ethiopia, Chairperson of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) Intra-Party Dialogue Forum. She commends the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) and the African National Congress (ANC) for having accepted to facilitate the Forum.

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