AFRICA

UK Minister for Africa condemns terrorist attack in Kenya

LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Africa James Duddridge condemns terrorist attack in Kenya and pledges continued UK support in the fight against Al Shabaab. Mr Duddridge said: “I strongly condemn the attack that took place this morning in Garissa, Kenya. I offer my condolences to the families and loved […]

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Readout of the President’s Calls with Nigerian President Jonathan and President-Elect Buhari

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — President Obama today spoke with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and separately with President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari to commend them for their leadership during Nigeria’s recent election. The President applauded President Jonathan for putting Nigeria and its people before politics by conceding the election and calling on his supporters […]

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Statement by the Vice President on the Nigerian Elections

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — I congratulate the Nigerian people and their leaders on the conduct of a peaceful democratic election. One of the hallmarks of a functioning democracy is the handover of power from one elected leader to another. I have spoken to President Goodluck Jonathan and President-elect Muhammadu Buhari recently, […]

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Minister Nicholson Congratulates Nigerians on Peaceful Presidential Elections

OTTAWA, Canada, April 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “We congratulate the Nigerian people on the democratic conduct of their presidential and national assembly elections. The people of Nigeria have demonstrated their strong commitment to democracy […]

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Back for a 5th year, Mobile West Africa 2015 garners industry-wide support

LAGOS, Nigeria, April 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — All Amber, the organisers of highly acclaimed technology conferences across Sub-Saharan Africa, today announced that they have secured a wide-ranging selection of international and local partners for the 5th edition of Mobile West Africa (http://mobilewestafrica.com), which is scheduled to take place between 21 and 23 April […]

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Change is Here for Nigeria – Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign office Lagos

LAGOS, Nigeria, April 2, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The spontaneous outpouring of emotions and celebrations that characterized the pronouncement of Muhammedu Buhari as the President-elect of Nigeria in major cities and towns across the country was clear evidence that the people wanted change. Photos: http://www.apo.af/VFzOWv Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/apc.jpg The campaign theme of the Buhari-Osinbajo ticket […]

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