Jul 032014
 
Convening of the First Meeting of the Ad-Hoc Committee on the Establishment of the African Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The first meeting of the Ad-Hoc Committee on the Establishment of the African Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL) was held at the African Union (AU) Headquarters, Addis Ababa, on 2 July 2014. The meeting was organized in implementation of the Algiers Declaration on the Establishment [...]

Jul 032014
 
CONCERTED INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS NEEDED TO AVERT CRISIS IN SOMALIA AND YEMEN, SAY UN EMERGENCY DIRECTORS

NEW YORK, July 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — John Ging, Operations Director for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and Ted Chaiban, Emergency Director of UNICEF, told media after a week-long mission to Somalia and Yemen that urgent action is needed to prevent worsening in crises in both of these fragile contexts, [...]

Jul 022014
 
ONE applauds AU Malabo Declaration's re-commitment to agriculture transformation

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — ONE.org (http://www.one.org) applauded African Union leaders today for solidifying their commitment to transforming Africa’s agriculture sector by improving upon the 2003 Maputo Declaration, under which they committed to spending at least 10% of their national budgets on agriculture. Photo ‘Jakaya Kikwete petition delivery’: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1210 Photo ‘John [...]

Jul 022014
 
Deputy Minister Pistelli's mission to the Horn of Africa. Visit to Eritrea

ROME, Italy, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “It’s time for a new start”. This was Deputy Minister Pistelli’s comment during his visit to Asmara – the first visit to Eritrea by a member of the government since 1997, with the mission by the President of the Republic at that time, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro. [...]

Jul 022014
 
The Special Envoy for the Sahel concludes her official visit in Mali

DAKAR, Sénégal, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As part of her first tour in the region of the Sahel, the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Sahel, Mrs. Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, concluded today her first visit to Mali. Mrs. Guebre Selassie, who took function as Special Envoy for [...]

Jul 022014
 
World Business Leaders Gather in Nigeria for Bayelsa Investment and Business Forum

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Bayelsa State Government of Nigeria (http://www.bayelsa.gov.ng) says it has concluded arrangements to host global business leaders between 16th and 18th July, 2014, at its maiden investment and economic forum with the theme ‘Unlocking Bayelsa State’s Economic Potentials’. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/bayelsa.png Photo 1: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1205 (Barrister Kemela Okara, [...]

Jul 022014
 
World Business Leaders Gather in Nigeria for Bayelsa Investment and Business Forum

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Bayelsa State Government of Nigeria (http://www.bayelsa.gov.ng) says it has concluded arrangements to host global business leaders between 16th and 18th July, 2014, at its maiden investment and economic forum with the theme ‘Unlocking Bayelsa State’s Economic Potentials’. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/bayelsa.png Photo 1: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1205 (Barrister Kemela Okara, [...]

Jul 022014
 
Visit to Japan of H.E. Mr. Mankeur NDIAYE, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Senegalese Abroad of the Republic of Senegal

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. H.E. Mr. Mankeur Ndiaye, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Senegalese Abroad of the Republic of Senegal, will visit Japan from July 8 to July 10 as a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2. During his stay in Japan, Minister Ndiaye will have a [...]

Jul 022014
 
Visit to Japan of H.E. Mr. Mankeur NDIAYE, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Senegalese Abroad of the Republic of Senegal

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. H.E. Mr. Mankeur Ndiaye, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Senegalese Abroad of the Republic of Senegal, will visit Japan from July 8 to July 10 as a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 2. During his stay in Japan, Minister Ndiaye will have a [...]

Jul 022014
 
South Sudan/ Protection of Civilians Media Briefing

JUBA, South Sudan, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Invitation: Protection of Civilians Media Briefing – July 3 @ 2:00pm UNMISS Compound The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will hold a press briefing tomorrow Thursday 3rd July 2014 to update on Protection of Civilians sites and relocation taking place inMalakal, Juba [...]

Jul 022014
 
South Sudan/ Protection of Civilians Media Briefing

JUBA, South Sudan, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Invitation: Protection of Civilians Media Briefing – July 3 @ 2:00pm UNMISS Compound The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will hold a press briefing tomorrow Thursday 3rd July 2014 to update on Protection of Civilians sites and relocation taking place inMalakal, Juba [...]

Jul 022014
 
Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Dr. Jill Biden at Shalom Community School in Zambia

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Dr. Jill Biden at Shalom Community School in Zambia Lusaka, Zambia Wednesday, July 2, 2014 Hi, everyone! Thank you, Martha, for that great introduction! Dr. Scott, thank you for joining me today. I can see very quickly that we share many [...]