Jul 092014
 
Factsheet on the Democratic Republic of the Congo Executive Order

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — President Obama today issued a new Executive Order (E.O.) that amends E.O. 13413 of October 27, 2006, to take additional steps in light of the continued threat to the peace, security, and stability of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This new E.O. expands the sanctions [...]

Jul 082014
 
The Special Envoy for the Sahel concluded her visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

DAKAR, Sénégal, July 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Sahel, Mrs. Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, concluded today her two day-visit to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The Special Envoy conferred with the President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and current President of the [...]

Jul 082014
 
Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Disease outbreak news 7 July 2014 Epidemiology and surveillance WHO continues to monitor the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The current epidemic trend shows a mixed picture, as follows: • Liberia reported 16 new EVD cases and Sierra Leone, 34 [...]

Jul 082014
 
União Europeia envia missão para Guiné-Bissau

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ –A União Europeia envia uma missão especial para o restabelecimento das relações políticas e a definição de um programa urgente de apoio ao país Na sequência da tomada de posse das novas Autoridades eleitas, a União Europeia enviou à Guiné-Bissau uma missão especial que permanecerá [...]

Jul 082014
 
IOM Conducts Waste Management Campaigns for 740,000 Displaced in Sudan

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM, in partnership with UNICEF and WHO, has provided and maintained basic Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) lifesaving services for displaced people affected by the recent heavy rains and flash floods in the most vulnerable states across Sudan. IOM has carried out campaigns that aim to [...]

Jul 082014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Fourteen Rwandan children have been repatriated from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Rwanda, where they were reunited with their families. Scattered by the violence that has gripped the region for several years, the families were at last reunited thanks to the efforts of [...]

Jul 082014
 
Kenya / Launch of MDG Report 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media invite – Launch of MDG Report 2014 What : MDGs Report 2014 launch Who : Ms. Nardos Bekele Thomas, UN Resident Coordinator When : Wednesday 9 July at 10 a.m Where : New Stanley Hotel The United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in collaboration with the [...]

Jul 082014
 
Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in Sierra Leone

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone, her final stop on a three-country visit to Africa. In Sierra Leone, Dr. Biden will highlight how her trip to Africa has focused on the importance of girls’ education and women’s participation in government, the economy, and civil [...]

Jul 082014
 
Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in Sierra Leone

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone, her final stop on a three-country visit to Africa. In Sierra Leone, Dr. Biden will highlight how her trip to Africa has focused on the importance of girls’ education and women’s participation in government, the economy, and civil [...]