AFRICA

Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Yasuhisa Kawamura on the peace and reconciliation agreement between the government of Mali and the northern Mali’s armed groups

TOKYO, Japan, May 18, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Japan welcomes the agreement on peace and reconciliation concerning the Inclusive Peace Talks in Alger, signed on May 15 in Bamako, between the government of Mali and the northern Mali’s armed groups. 2. It is crucial that the signed agreement be faithfully implemented by all […]

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Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the recent unrest in Burundi

TOKYO, Japan, May 18, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Japan is concerned by a series of violent acts taking place in Burundi, causing heavy casualties as well as numerous refugees pouring into neighboring countries. 2. Japan calls upon all the relevant parties to exercise maximum restraint and make every effort toward the earliest possible […]

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Over 1200 Stakeholders from the Worldwide Phosphate Industry are Expected in Morocco for the Third Symphos Event

CASABLANCA, Morocco, May 18, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — OCP Group (http://www.ocpgroup.ma) is planning its third International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry (Symphos) (http://www.symphos.com) from the 18th to 20th of May 2015 in Marrakesh, with the theme “Innovation to serve sustainable agriculture”. Logo OCP: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/ocp.png Logo Symphos 2015: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/symphos.png Photo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/photos/symphos.jpg […]

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500 000 to meditate for Peace in Africa during Africa Month

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 18, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “I Meditate Africa” (http://www.imeditateafrica.org) is a campaign promoting peace across Africa, encouraging the use of meditation as part of mainstream peace building. Over 500 studies from more than 200 International Universities, including Princeton and Harvard, have scientifically proven that meditations can improve the quality of life […]

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Africa Reconnect awards 11 outstanding Africans for being agents of change!

LIMPOPO, South Africa, May 18, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa Reconnect (http://www.africareconnect.com), a platform for women who have made remarkable contributions to the growth and development of the various nations in Africa has today awarded 11 Africans whose contributions to women empowerment in their countries is outstanding. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/africa-reconnect.jpg The award ceremony, which took […]

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South Sudan: New Fighting Will Bring New Suffering

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 18, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The ICRC fears that tens of thousands of civilians forced to flee new outbreaks of fighting in South Sudan will suffer from a lack of food and health care while on the run. The latest uprootings of the civilian population have occurred in the towns of […]

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