African Press Organization

Statement from Brand South Africa on the current developments in South Africa, 17 April 2015

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 17, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Brand South Africa (http://www.southafrica.info) joins the rest of the country in condemning the acts of violence that have been levelled against some foreign national residing in some of the nine provinces of South Africa. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/bsa.jpg We assure all our partners in the continent that South […]

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Women in Senegal: Breaking the chains of silence and inequality

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 17, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — It is time to break socio-cultural barriers that prevent Senegalese women to fully realise their rights, said the Chairperson of the UN Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and in practice, Emna Aouij, at the end of a ten-day visit to […]

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Japan’s response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa (Provision of Ebola test kits to Guinea)

TOKYO, Japan, April 17, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. With regard to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, the Government of Japan, responding to requests from the Government of the Republic of Guinea, decided to provide Ebola test kits newly developed by Nagasaki University and Toshiba Corporation. 2. Dr. Jiro Yasuda, professor […]

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Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane to attend the Ministerial Meeting of the Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Asian-African Conference (Bandung Conference)

TOKYO, Japan, April 17, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane is scheduled to visit the Republic of Indonesia from April 19 to 21 and to attend the Ministerial Meeting of the Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Asian-African Conference (Bandung Conference). At this meeting, representatives from Asian and […]

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Dispatch of Experts in Response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in West African Countries

TOKYO, Japan, April 17, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. The Government of Japan has decided to newly dispatch two experts to the Republic of Sierra Leone through the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West African countries. 2. The experts being dispatched this time are […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: A year after mass killings in Bentiu, violence and displacement continue

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 17, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — One year after the mass killing of civilians in the oil town of Bentiu, South Sudan – including the killing of people sheltering in the hospital where MSF worked – the violence and displacement continue, while access to basic healthcare and food remains a problem for […]

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