Jun 042014
 
Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update 4 June 2014

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update   Guinea Between 29 May and 1 June 2014, 37 new cases and 21 new deaths were reported from the following 5 districts: Conakry, 3 new cases and 0 deaths; Gueckedou, 11 new cases and 13 deaths; Macenta, 4 [...]

May 302014
 
Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update   Guinea   Cases and deaths attributable to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continue to be reported from new (Telimele and Boffa) and some affected districts (Conakry and Macenta) that did not report cases for more than 42 days. [...]

May 122014
 
SkyVision Strengthens its Commitment to Deliver Superior Telecommunications Solutions in Guinea

Hertfordshire, UK, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), a leading global communications provider, today announced its ongoing commitment to strengthen the telecommunications market in Guinea, by launching the company’s new fibre and wireless based services, SkyVision SkyFibre.     A member of the “Guinéenne de la Large Bande” (GUILAB) [...]

May 122014
 
Twenty-sixth High-Level Meeting of Heads of UN Peace Missions in West Africa

DAKAR, Senegal, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — At the invitation of Mr. Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA), the Heads of the United Nations Peace Missions in West Africa held their Twenty-sixth high-level consultation meeting on 9 [...]

Apr 292014
 
Guinea to be reviewed by UN Committee Against Torture

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UN Committee Against Torture is due to review Guinea for the first time on 6 and 7 May in sessions that will be webcast live. Guinea is one of the 155 States parties to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment [...]

Sep 142013
 
AfDB Funds Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group (http://www.afdb.org) will support Guinea’s Conakry Electricity Network Rehabilitation and Extension Project (PREREC2) with a loan and a grant totaling US $16.66 million approved by its Board on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in Tunis.   Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/african-development-bank-2.png   The project will [...]

Jul 242013
 

West Africa cholera down but officials vigilant   DAKAR, 24 July 2013 (IRIN) – Some 1,700 people in West Africa have contracted cholera since mid-June, showing a significant decline compared to the same seven-week period in 2012 when 11,834 were affected. Overall, 50,439 people contracted cholera in West and Central Africa in 2012, according to [...]

Jul 192013
 

SECRETARY-GENERAL CALLS FOR CALM IN GUINEA AMID INTERCOMMUNAL CLASHES IN SOUTH NEW YORK, July 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:   The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about reports of violent intercommunal clashes in southern Guinea, resulting in heavy loss of life and [...]

Jul 062013
 

The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement in Guinea on the preparation and organization of the 2013 elections ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the preparation and organization of [...]

Jun 272013
 

WELCOMING SUMMIT CONCLUSION ON GULF OF GUINEA MARITIME SECURITY, SECRETARY-GENERAL URGES STATES TO IMPLEMENT CODE OF CONDUCT NEW YORK, June 27, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:   The Secretary-General welcomes the successful conclusion of the Summit of the Gulf of Guinea [...]

Jun 142013
 

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly (JPA) will meet from 17 to 19 June in the European Parliament in Brussels to debate the current situation in Mali, in the Central African Republic and the Republic of Guinea. The plenary debates will be preceded over the [...]

Jun 132013
 

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Jen Psaki Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 12, 2013   The United States welcomes the agreement reached between the Government of Guinea and members of opposition political parties that paves the way for all parties to participate in legislative elections. We applaud [...]