Jul 112014
 
Philips invigorates iconic Nigerian National Arts Theatre in Lagos with spectacular digital LED illumination

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — • Latest addition to global line-up of iconic city monuments lit by Philips Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) (http://www.philips.com/africaroadshow), the global leader in lighting, unveiled a stunning lighting makeover of the well-renowned Nigerian National Arts Theater in Lagos (http://www.nationaltheatreng.org), one of the most iconic buildings […]

Jul 102014
 
AU ASSEMBLY EXTENDS MANDATE OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON SOUTH SUDAN

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following the presentation of its Interim Report to the Assembly of Heads of States and Government, the mandate of the African Union Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan (AUCISS) was extended for 3 months (July –September 2014) by the decision of the 23rd Ordinary Session […]

Jul 102014
 
The African Union appoints a new Special Envoy for the issue of the Lord's Resistance Army

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, today appointed Lieutenant General (Rtd.) Jackson Kiprono Tuwei, a Kenyan national, as the new AU Special Envoy for the Issue of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Lt. Gen. Kiprono Tuwei replaces Ambassador […]

Jul 102014
 

LONDON, United-Kingdom, July 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — South Sudanese refugees continue to arrive in Gambella, Ethiopia, fleeing their homes because of the violence, and walking for days seeking safe shelter and food. By the end of June between 600-800 refugees were arriving at Burubiey transit camp each day, an increase from the 100-300 […]

Jul 102014
 
EU imposes sanctions on South Sudanese military leaders

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Council today imposed sanctions against individuals obstructing the South Sudanese peace process and responsible for atrocities, as part of wider EU efforts to stop violence and avoid further instability in the region. Two persons responsible for violating the ceasefire agreement will be targeted […]

Jul 102014
 
Delivering customer service excellence key to success in the service industry, says DHL

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, July 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — How often does a service company truly exceed expectations? For many consumers, the satisfaction from purchasing a physical product often increases significantly from the moment they unpack and begin utilising the product (i.e. such as a new technological device). However, when it comes to services that […]

Jul 102014
 
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon, July 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On June 30, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Cameroon1 and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.2 The pace of economic growth accelerated in 2013, reaching 5.5 percent (compared to 4.6 percent in […]

Jul 092014
 
FIFA Emergency Committee suspends Nigeria Football Federation

ZURICH, Switzerland, July 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The FIFA Emergency Committee has decided today, 9 July 2014, to suspend the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect, on account of government interference. Article 13, par. 1 and article 17, par. 1 of the FIFA Statutes (http://fifa.to/19g4pXn) oblige member associations to manage their affairs […]

Jul 092014
 
FIFA Emergency Committee suspends Nigeria Football Federation

ZURICH, Switzerland, July 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The FIFA Emergency Committee has decided today, 9 July 2014, to suspend the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) with immediate effect, on account of government interference. Article 13, par. 1 and article 17, par. 1 of the FIFA Statutes (http://fifa.to/19g4pXn) oblige member associations to manage their affairs […]

Jul 092014
 
Appointment of a new African Union Special Representative for Somalia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, today appointed Dr. Maman S. Sidikou, a Nigerien national, as the new African Union (AU) Special Representative for Somalia (SRCC) and Head of the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). This appointment […]