Aug 012014
 
Japan-U.S. Cooperation in African Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)

TOKYO, Japan, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. As a part of Japan-U.S. development cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will give a seminar on August 5th to the participants of the fifth annual AWEP International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department [...]

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Japan-U.S. Cooperation in African Women's Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)

TOKYO, Japan, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. As a part of Japan-U.S. development cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will give a seminar on August 5th to the participants of the fifth annual AWEP International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department [...]

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Minister Flanagan statement on Irish citizens in Libya

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Charlie Flanagan, TD, made the following statement on the situation of Irish citizens in Libya. “The security situation in Libya has deteriorated significantly in recent weeks as fighting between rival militia groups has intensified in Tripoli and other [...]

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WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease WHAT: On 6-7 August, the World Health Organization will convene an Emergency Committee meeting in order to ascertain whether the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes [...]

Aug 012014
 
MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT/ OUAGA+10 EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media representatives are kindly informed that the African Union is organizing an extraordinary session of the Assembly of the Union dubbed Ouaga+10 scheduled to take place from 26 August to 7 September 2014 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Venue: Ouaga 2000 Conference Center, Ouagadougou Theme: The [...]

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WHO Director-General assesses the Ebola outbreak with four West African presidents Dr Margaret Chan Director-General of the World Health Organization

CONAKRY, Guinea, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dr Margaret Chan Director-General of the World Health Organization Excellencies, honourable ministers, members of the press, ladies and gentlemen, West Africa is facing its first outbreak of Ebola virus disease. This is an unprecedented outbreak accompanied by unprecedented challenges. And these challenges are extraordinary. West Africa’s [...]

Aug 012014
 
AUC delegation arrives in Washington DC for first US-Africa Leaders' Summit

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A delegation of the African Union Commission, led by Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will arrive in Washington on 2 August for the first and historic US-Africa Leaders’ Summit. The delegation will be joining about 50 African Heads of State and Government in high level dialogue [...]

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DAKAR, Sénégal, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release wire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, announced today that entry is now open for the 2014 APO Media Award (#APOMediaAward). The first-place winner will be presented with $500 a month [...]

Aug 012014
 
SkyVision Wins National Bid for a Communications Project with Bank of Africa in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), a leading global communications provider, announced the successful implementation of the first phase of its project with the Bank of Africa (BOA) Burkina Faso, the country’s second largest financial institution. The project included implementing a full communications solution through the SkyVision [...]

Aug 012014
 
Africa: Remarks at the Atlantic Council

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks Linda Thomas-Greenfield Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Washington, DC July 31, 2014 Good morning. I am delighted to be here today and would especially like to thank Dr. Peter Pham for the invitation. This is a very exciting time for us. Next Monday, President Obama [...]

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Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 now open – USD 150,000 in prizes for continent's brightest innovators to accelerate Africa's development

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) (http://www.africaninnovation.org) is calling on all African innovators to submit their entries for the fourth edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) competition (http://www.innovationprizeforafrica.org). The IPA is presented annually, enabling and encouraging African pioneers to develop creative ideas and techniques to [...]