May 132014
 
UNAMID assess security with South Darfur community

UNAMID Deputy Chief and DRA Chair meet South Darfur community, assess security EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNAMID Deputy Joint Special Representative (DJSR) Joseph Mutaboba travelled with Darfur Regional Authority (DRA) Chair Tijani Seisi on 12 May 2014 to Buram, South Darfur, to meet with members of the local [...]

May 132014
 
Somalia : Baidoa attack condemnation

  Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia condemns attack in Baidoa MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, has condemned the attack in Baidoa today that resulted in the death of many civilians and injuries to many more. “I [...]

May 132014
 
Algiers : Spectactular Philips LED digital lighting

  Maqam Echahid redefines Algiers skyline with spectacular Philips LED digital lighting ALGIERS, Algeria, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Royal Philips (http://www.philips.com/africaroadshow) (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG), the global leader in lighting, today unveiled the spectacular illumination of Algeria’s iconic Maqam Echahid with its latest LED lighting technology, boosting the beautification of the city [...]

May 122014
 
South Sudanese leaders urged to implement peace agreement

Churches urge South Sudanese leaders to implement peace agreement GENEVA, Switzerland, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -6 Church leaders, who were part of the negotiations between South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir and former vice president Riek Machar, now urge that the peace agreement come into immediate effect, ending a five-month conflict in the world’s [...]

May 122014
 
Tigo's Business Unit to develop fibre and cable services

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Tigo Tanzania (http://www.tigo.co.tz) announced today that it has created a “Tigo Business” unit to develop a series of products using high-speed fibre connections to support the needs of the country’s large corporate organisations as well as its small and medium-sized enterprises.   The newly-established [...]

May 122014
 
Regional visit of the AU commission of inquiry on South Sudan

REGIONAL VISIT OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON SOUTH SUDAN ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — INVITATION TO REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MEDIA       When: Nairobi, Kenya from 12 – 15 May 2014 Kampala, Uganda from 15-17 May 2014   The African Union Commission of Inquiry on South [...]

May 122014
 
South Africa : AUC Chairperson on successful elections

AUC Chairperson congratulates South Africa for successful and peaceful elections ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, congratulates the people of the Republic of South Africa for the successful and peaceful elections of 7 May 2014, and the South African [...]

May 122014
 
Swaziland : Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF's 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission

  Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF’s 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Swaziland MBABANE, Swaziland, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Jiro Honda visited the Kingdom of Swaziland during April 28‒May 12, 2014 to conduct the 2014 Article IV consultation with [...]

May 122014
 
SkyVision Strengthens its Commitment to Deliver Superior Telecommunications Solutions in Guinea

Hertfordshire, UK, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), a leading global communications provider, today announced its ongoing commitment to strengthen the telecommunications market in Guinea, by launching the company’s new fibre and wireless based services, SkyVision SkyFibre.     A member of the “Guinéenne de la Large Bande” (GUILAB) [...]

May 122014
 
AU Chairperson : Statement on the Kidnapping of the Nigerian School Girls

Statement on the Kidnapping of the Nigerian School Girls from the Office of the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson’s Special Envoy for Women, Peace and Security ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — We strongly condemn the horrific abduction of young girls from the Chibok Government Girls Secondary School in Borno State [...]

May 122014
 
Norway welcomes ceasefire agreement in South Sudan

OSLO, Norway, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — ‘The agreement signed yesterday by President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar could mark a turning point in the serious conflict in South Sudan. It is now essential that the parties to the conflict comply with the agreement,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge [...]

May 122014
 
European Council conclusions on abductions in Nigeria

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Council adopted the following conclusions:   “The European Union is deeply concerned about the recent terrorist attacks in northern Nigeria and appalled by the suffering caused to the population.   The Council strongly condemns the indiscriminate killing of hundreds of civilians and the [...]