Apr 032014
 
Winners of Media Awards on Electrical Counterfeiting in Africa announced

PARIS, France, April 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Schneider Electric (http://www.schneider-electric.com), the global specialist in energy management, today announced the winners of the first edition of the Media Awards on Electrical Counterfeiting in Africa, which recognises African journalists who publish or broadcast outstanding investigative reports on issues relating to electrical counterfeiting in Africa. The [...]

Apr 022014
 
IFJ Calls on European & African Leaders Attending Africa-EU Summit to Speak Out Against Imprisonment of Journalists in Africa

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on the European and African Heads of State attending the Africa-EU Summit in Brussels today, Wednesday 2 April, to include the continuous imprisonment of journalists in many African states in their discussions. In an open letter sent to [...]

Apr 022014
 
Minister Costello attends EU-Africa Summit in Brussels

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, is representing the Government at the EU-Africa Summit, which takes place in Brussels today and tomorrow, 2-3 April 2014. The Summit, which will be attended by leaders of EU and African countries and by the UN Secretary General [...]

Apr 022014
 
Sierra Leone Ministerial Delegation Meets Mubadala in Abu-Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma paid an official visit to Abu-Dhabi on 20th January 2014. During the visit of His Excellency the President held fruitful discussions with high level officials of the government of the [...]

Apr 022014
 
Symantec: “Simple njRAT Fuels Nascent Middle East Cybercrime Scene”

DUBAI, UAE, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Symantec (http://www.symantec.com) has observed the growth of indigenous groups of attackers in the Middle East, centered around a simple piece of malware known as njRAT (http://bit.ly/1i1Ps9m). While njRAT is similar in capability to many other remote access tools (RATs), what is interesting about this malware is [...]

Apr 022014
 
EP – Pan-African Parliament summit calls for high-level dialogue on realistic objectives

STRASBOURG, France, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Members of the European Parliament and of the Pan-African Parliament meeting in Brussels on 31 March and 1 April 2014 called for regular and specific dialogue focusing on a limited number of realistic objectives between the European and African partners in the Joint Africa-EU Strategy, in [...]

Apr 022014
 
West African Development Bank (BOAD) Selects APO for Newswire Distribution of its Press Releases in Africa

DAKAR, Sénégal, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release newswire in Africa and a global leader in media relations relating to Africa, today announced that it has been selected by the West African Development Bank (BOAD) to be the bank’s exclusive supplier of press release wire [...]

Apr 022014
 
SECRETARY-GENERAL, IN TWENTIETH GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION MESSAGE, HAILS RWANDA PEOPLE'S CAPACITY FOR RECONCILIATION AFTER ‘MONUMENTAL TRAGEDY'

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for the twentieth commemoration of the Rwanda genocide, to be observed on 7 April: This year marks 20 years since the genocide in Rwanda. Around the world people are coming together to “Remember, Unite, Renew”. We will always remember [...]

Apr 022014
 
23rd ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AFRICAN COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON THE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE CHILD 07 - 16 April, 2014, African Union Conference Centre

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) would like to inform the media and the general public, that its 23rd Ordinary Session will take place from 07 – 16 April, 2014, at the African Union Commission New Conference [...]

Apr 012014
 
ViiV Healthcare announces new initiatives to improve access to dolutegravir: licence to the Medicines Patent Pool

LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — • Timely collaborations underscore ViiV Healthcare’s commitment to increase access to life-saving HIV medicines for children and adults in the developing world • Agreement with MPP supports access in developing world countries where 99% of children and 93.4% of adults with HIV live ViiV Healthcare (http://www.viivhealthcare.com) [...]

Apr 012014
 
EU military operation in the Central African Republic launched

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, April 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Council today launched an EU military operation to contribute to a secure environment in the Central African Republic, as authorised by the UN Security Council in resolution 2134 (2014). EUFOR RCA is to provide temporary support in achieving a safe and secure environment [...]

Apr 012014
 
Press briefing on the launch of the EU military operation in the Central African Republic

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, April 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Wednesday, 2 April 2014 at 15.30 Justus Lipsius building – Briefing room E (room 35.1) Press briefing on the launch of the EU military operation in the Central African Republic by Major General Philippe PONTIÈS Operation Commander for the EU military operation in the [...]