Aug 052014
 
Remarks With Burkina Faso President Blaise Campaore Before Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 4, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. My pleasure to welcome the president of Burkina Faso, President Campaore. And I’m very happy to welcome him here, but I must do so first by expressing our condolences […]

Aug 052014
 
Remarks With Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza Before Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 4, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Good afternoon, everybody. It’s my great pleasure to welcome President Nkurunziza of Burundi, and I’m delighted to be able to have a chance to share some thoughts with him today. We – […]

Aug 052014
 
Remarks With Angolan Vice President Manuel Domingos Vicente Before Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 4, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Well, good morning. Again, it’s my distinct pleasure to welcome Vice President Vicente here to Washington and to tell him how much I appreciated my welcome when I was in Angola. We […]

Aug 052014
 
Remarks With Prime Minister of Libya Abdullah al-Thinni Before Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 4, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: Good morning. I’m very pleased to welcome the Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni here in Washington. This is a very critical time in Libya. We are very much encouraging all Libyans to […]

Aug 052014
 
Ethiopian Chargé d'Affaires summoned to FCO over detention of British national

LONDON, United-Kingdom, August 5, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Africa summoned Ethiopian Chargé d’Affaires to raise concerns about arrest of a Briton The Chargé d’Affaires at the Ethiopian Embassy in the UK, Mr Demeke Atnafu, was summoned to the Foreign Office this afternoon to meet the UK’s Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds MP. […]

Aug 042014
 
UNMISS condemns killing of humanitarian worker in Bunj, Upper Nile State

JUBA, South Sudan, August 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNMISS is deeply concerned about the deteriorating security situation in Bunj, Maban County, Upper Nile State, where, since yesterday, there have been clashes between a community-based self defence militia calling itself the Mabanese Defence Forces and! deserting SPLA soldiers. Since last night, elements of this […]

Aug 042014
 
Remarks at the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Ministerial

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State World Bank Washington, DC August 4, 2014 Well, President Kim, Jim, thank you very, very much for your welcome. Welcome to all of you here, and I appreciate your – the substance of your comments. And I also appreciate your generous […]

Aug 042014
 
Software piracy in Africa: Three companies found guilty by a court of law for reproducing and/or using the Sage brand or Sage software illegally

PARIS, France, August 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Sage (http://www.sage.com), a leading global vendor of business management software, announces that it has won three court cases against pirate companies in Maghreb and in Francophone Africa. In addition to damages and/or fines totalling several thousand euros, prison terms were handed down. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/sage.png Photo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1272 […]

Aug 042014
 
Africa offers US firms a compelling trade and investment opportunity - Standard Bank

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa offers US multinationals a compelling trade and investment opportunity thanks to the rapid economic growth rates being experienced across the continent along with burgeoning population growth and increasing urbanisation, according to Standard Bank (http://www.standardbank.com). Download the infographic: http://www.apo-mail.org/140804.pdf Photo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1275 (Mr Sim Tshabalala, Chief Executive […]