South Africa

HMS Lancaster docks at the V&A waterfront, Cape Town

HMS Lancaster, one of the Royal Navy’s state of the art Type 23, Duke Class frigates will berth at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town between 23-28 September. HMS Lancaster’s entry into the harbour on Wednesday 23rd September will be announced by a 21 gun salute from the ship, returned by the South African […]

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Facebook in Africa

  PRESS RELEASE   Facebook Pages: Updated for Mobile, Better for Business   Majority of people on Facebook in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa connect to a small business   JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, September 15, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Now that there are more mobile connections around the world than there are humans on the […]

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Condolence message : Ma Epainette Mbeki

Condolence Message on the Death of the Mother of Former President Thabo Mbeki ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has expressed her condolence to the Mbeki family following the death of Ma Epainette Mbeki,a South African liberation icon and […]

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Celebration of African Unity: IOM Music Video South Africa

Celebration of African Unity: IOM Launches Music Video to Promote Social Cohesion in South Africa GENEVA, Switzerland, May 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Music and dance are among the ancient forms of art that have flourished for many centuries in Africa. Music entertains, educates, soothes and unites. We all have that one song that […]

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Remarks for South Africa’s National Day Ceremony

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks Heather Higginbottom Deputy Secretary of State Washington, DC May 15, 2014   Thank you for that kind introduction. It’s a pleasure to be here with you. On behalf of President Obama, Secretary Kerry, and the people of the United States, I extend heartfelt congratulations to you […]

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South Africa : AUC Chairperson on successful elections

AUC Chairperson congratulates South Africa for successful and peaceful elections ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, congratulates the people of the Republic of South Africa for the successful and peaceful elections of 7 May 2014, and the South African […]

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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the elections in South Africa

NEW YORK, May 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Secretary-General congratulates the people and Government of South Africa on the peaceful holding of parliamentary and provincial elections yesterday, amid reports of high voter turnout. He applauds the determination of South Africans to participate meaningfully in the democratic system the country has fought so hard […]

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UK Foreign Secretary congratulates South Africa on elections

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Secretary welcomes South Africans’ determination to maintain Mandela’s legacy; UK to remain steadfast partner.   Speaking today, the Foreign Secretary William Hague said:   “I would like to congratulate South Africa on the conclusion of their successful elections. In this 20th anniversary year of the […]

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South African General Elections

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC May 7, 2014   The United States congratulates the Republic of South Africa on its national and provincial elections today. It is not lost on us that this is the fifth round of inclusive elections since the end […]

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Innovation Prize for Africa Winner Creates the World’s First Injectable Regenerating Bone Graft Substitute

ABUJA, Nigeria, May 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation of South Africa (NOFSA), osteoporosis is on the rise in Africa, especially among African women, due to urbanization and a general lack of awareness, among other factors; figure-conscious females keep an increasingly watchful eye on their weight, impacting negatively on […]

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UNHCR and IOM Announce a Writing Competition to Highlight the Positive Contributions of Refugees/Migrants in South Africa

PRETORIA, South-Africa, April 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — To mark this year’s World Refugee Day the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), jointly with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), invites all young writers between the ages of 16 to 30, residing in South Africa, to enter a writing competition telling a refugee/migrant […]

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South Africa’s Freedom Day

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC April 25, 2014   South Africa’s Freedom Day On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend warmest wishes to the people of the Republic of South Africa on your Freedom Day on […]

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