African Press Organization

FCO Press Release: Kenya Travel Advice Update

LONDON, United-Kingdom, March 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The UK has updated its travel advice for Kenya, extending advice against all but essential travel for the coast. The FCO has updated its travel advice to Kenya, adding advice against all but essential travel to: • Within 15km of the coast from the Tana River […]

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Pope Expresses Solidarity with Families in Iraq and Nigeria

VATICAN, Holy See, March 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Pope Francis has a constant concern for the situation of Christian families and other groups of victims who have been expelled from their homes and villages, particularly in the city of Mosul and the Nineveh plains, many of whom have taken refuge in the autonomous […]

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HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL TO HOLD SPECIAL SESSION ON TERRORIST ATTACKS, ABUSES AND VIOLATIONS COMMITTED BY BOKO HARAM

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Human Rights Council will hold its twenty-third special session on Wednesday, 1 April 2015, “in light of the terrorist attacks and human rights abuses and violations committed by the terrorist group Boko Haram”. The special session will start at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, 1 April […]

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China, Africa Explore Opportunities for Collaboration on Health Care for All

BEIJING, China, March 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — More than 350 health leaders from China and Africa — including government officials, academics, and representatives from the private sector and international organizations — convened in Beijing this week at the 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Collaboration. The meeting explored how Chinese and African resources […]

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IMF Mission Commends Seychelles’ Macroeconomic Performance, Encourages Reforms to Safeguard Progress

VICTORIA, Mahe, March 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission led by Marshall Mills visited Victoria from March 11-26, 2015 to conduct the 2015 Article IV consultation discussions and assess performance under the second review of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement with Seychelles.1 At the conclusion of the […]

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The African Union calls for the universalization and full implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today marks the 40th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction. The Convention imposes a total ban on the development, production and stockpiling of […]

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