25 May 2014.
The IFP today called for the dedication of
this yearís Africa Day celebrations to the missing Nigerian
school girls, who were recently abducted by terror group, Boko
"While our daughters in Nigeria remain
missing, while Boko Haram and Al Shabab continue to unleash
terror on our continent and while many remain trapped in
poverty, we must recognise, as we celebrate Africa Day, that we
have made significant strides on the African continent, but that
we still have a long way to go," said Ms Sibongile Nkomo, MP,
the IFPís Secretary General.
Nkomo also urged for greater unity and
continued focus on development on the Continent on this
"We pray for the people of Malawi and hope
that there will be a peaceful outcome to their elections. We
also recognise that our continent is now home to six of the ten
fastest emerging markets in the world, which in itself, is a
cause for much celebration and pride. African Nations must
continue to foster greater community between
themselves and stand together in unity so as to ensure
that in the ensuing year, great strides are made in the
improvement of continental security, especially food security,"
concluded Ms Nkomo.
Contact: Ms Sibongile Nkomo, MP, on 076 553