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Special Session of the Fridays of the Commission: “Petition to the United Nations General Assembly proposing that 9th September be declared the World Great Apes Day and seek to build support for the initiative

The African Union Commission on the 18th of September 2015 hosted the conference-debate of the “Fridays of the Commission” under the theme “World Great Apes Day: Improving the wellbeing of communities through conservation of great Apes and Critical ecosystems and eliminating illegal wildlife trade”. The event organized by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration […]

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Facebook in Africa

  PRESS RELEASE   Facebook Pages: Updated for Mobile, Better for Business   Majority of people on Facebook in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa connect to a small business   JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, September 15, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Now that there are more mobile connections around the world than there are humans on the […]

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PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE AUC CHAIRPERSON AT THE 11TH EDITION OF THE AFRICAN GAMES

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 4, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Press conference of the African Union Commission on the occasion of the opening of the 11th edition of the African Games WHERE: VIP Lounge, Maya Maya Airport, Brazzaville, Congo WHEN September 4 2015 at 13:30 WHO: The press conference will be addressed […]

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IOM Resumes Evacuation of South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 28, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Ethiopia this week resumed its emergency evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the border, which had been halted since late July 2015 as all receiving camps had reached their maximum capacity. Following the establishment of Pugnido 2 camp by the Administration for Refugee and Returnee […]

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The African Union Commission and FAO establish effective knowledge platforms between IGAD member States. / A major regional initiative towards building resilience in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 4, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Union Commission (AUC) on the implementation of the Regional Initiative on Resilience in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa. The initiative will establish effective knowledge […]

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IMF Executive Board Concludes Annual Discussions on CEMAC Countries’ Common Policies

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On July 17, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the annual discussions on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries with the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). [1] CEMAC growth remained robust in 2014, but the full effect of the […]

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IMF Executive Board Concludes Annual Discussions on CEMAC Countries’ Common Policies

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On July 17, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the annual discussions on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries with the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). [1] CEMAC growth remained robust in 2014, but the full effect of the […]

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IMF Executive Board Concludes Annual Discussions on CEMAC Countries’ Common Policies

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On July 17, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the annual discussions on Common Policies and Challenges of Member Countries with the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC). [1] CEMAC growth remained robust in 2014, but the full effect of the […]

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Minister Sherlock leads Irish delegation at Financing for Development Conference in Ethiopia

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 13, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Minister for Development, Trade Promotion, and North South Co-operation, Seán Sherlock, TD, today leads Ireland’s delegation at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Conference aims to agree on how the new global development agenda to follow the Millennium […]

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United States Condemns Al Shabaab Attacks in Mogadishu

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kirby Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 12, 2015 The United States strongly condemns al-Shabaab’s terrorist attacks against the Siyad Hotel, Weheliye Hotel, and an African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) position in Mogadishu, yesterday. We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved […]

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Tunisia travel advice updated in light of security concerns – Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 10, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following consultations and consideration of the security situation in Tunisia, Irish citizens are being advised to avoid non-essential travel to Tunisia in light of increased security concerns, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan, TD, announced today. The travel advice has been changed from ‘exercise […]

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Canada Welcomes UN Sanctions on South Sudanese Individuals

OTTAWA, Canada, July 6, 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: “Canada welcomes the imposition of sanctions by the United Nations Security Council on six South Sudanese individuals for helping to fuel the 18-month conflict in South Sudan. […]

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