AFRICA

Statement by Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on the Terrorist Attack in Tunisia

TOKYO, Japan, March 23, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. The Government of Japan is greatly shocked and outraged by the terrorist attack which caused the deaths and injuries including Japanese nationals on March 18th at the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, the capital of the Republic of Tunisia. The Government of Japan firmly condemns […]

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President Obama’s Message to the Nigerian People

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Hello. Today, I want to speak directly to you—the people of Nigeria. Nigeria is a great nation and you can be proud of the progress you’ve made. Together, you won your independence, emerged from military rule, and strengthened democratic institutions. You’ve strived to overcome division and to […]

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Schneider Electric releases the first survey on counterfeit electrical products in Africa

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, March 23, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Schneider Electric (http://www.schneider-electric.com), the world specialist in energy management, releases the first survey on electrical counterfeiting products ever conveyed in Africa. Download the survey: http://www.apo-mail.org/150322.pdf Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/schneider_electric.jpg The survey took place in eleven African countries: Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), […]

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Crisis–stricken farmers need urgent help to plant in the Central African Republic / Critical livelihood saving interventions crucial to avoid further deterioration in food security

ROME, Italy, March 23, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Farmers in the Central African Republic are in urgent need of seeds and tools for the upcoming planting season in April to prevent further deterioration of the livelihoods of vulnerable populations in the conflict-stricken country, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said today. Some 1.5 […]

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Disappearance of Zimbabwe Civil Society Activist Itai Dzamara

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Jeff Rathke Director, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations Washington, DC March 20, 2015 We remain deeply concerned by the disappearance of Zimbabwean civil society activist Itai Dzamara. Mr. Dzamara disappeared on March 9, 2015. His whereabouts and well-being remain unknown. The United […]

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Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield Travels to the Central African Republic

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 20, 2015 Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield visited the Central African Republic March 17-19, 2015, her third visit there since December 2013. In Bangui, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield had useful meetings on the evolution of the crisis […]

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