Feb 032014
 
In February, Bloomberg TV Africa will be broadcasting three separate shows: African Business Weekly, Football Dynamics and African Women To Watch

LONDON, United-Kingdom, February 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In February, Bloomberg TV Africa will be broadcasting three separate shows: African Business Weekly, Football Dynamics and African Women To Watch. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/bloombergtvafrica.png African Business Weekly: Every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm GMT/ 4pm GMT / 7pm GMT: African Business Weekly brings you the latest business, [...]

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Feb 032014
 
SkyVision's debut showcase of comprehensive solutions for the Mining Industry at the Mining INDABA Exposition

HERTFORDSHIRE, UK, February 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), a leading global communications solutions provider, today announced the launch of its end to end solutions specifically suited for the mining industry. The solutions will be showcased at the Mining INDABA Conference & Exposition – Booth# 618, taking place at the [...]

Feb 032014
 
DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL, AT MEETING ON DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, CALLS FOR COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY TO END INSTABILITY, CONFLICT

NEW YORK, February 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the third meeting of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the region, in Addis Ababa today: Thank you all for [...]

Feb 032014
 
Troop deployment, equipment focus of Tripartite Meeting on UNAMID

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Concerns over delays in deployment of personnel and equipment to the African Union—United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) were the primary focus of discussion of the seventeenth meeting of the Tripartite Coordination Mechanism on UNAMID. The forum was held on 2 February at the African [...]

Feb 032014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has suspended its activities in Sudan, in compliance with an official request to that effect from the Sudanese government’s Humanitarian Aid Commission. The suspension began on 1 February 2014. “In consultation with our main partner the Sudanese Red [...]

Feb 032014
 
Joint Communiqué of the Eighth United Nations – African Union Joint Task Force Meeting on Peace and Security in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union – United Nations Joint Task Force (AU – UN JTF) on Peace and Security held its eighth consultative meeting at the AU Headquarters, in Addis Ababa, immediately after the 22nd Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government. [...]

Feb 032014
 
African Union, Government of Sudan and the United Nations Tripartite Coordination Mechanism on UNAMID: Agreed Outcomes

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. On 2 February 2014, representatives of the African Union (AU), Government of Sudan (GoS), United Nations (UN) and the African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the seventeenth meeting of the Tripartite Coordination Mechanism on [...]

Feb 022014
 
‘Agenda 2063 will be a peoples' document' says the Commissioner for Economic Affairs

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — H.E. Dr. Anthony Mothae Maruping, the African Union Commissioner for Economic Affairs briefed the media about the consultative process that is shaping Agenda 2063 framework document towards finalization. He was speaking during a press conference at the AU Head Quarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on [...]

Feb 022014
 
The African Union and the United Nations sign an Agreement on preventing and responding to sexual violence in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Commission of the African Union (AU) and the Office of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict (SRSG-SVC), yesterday, 31st January 2014, in Addis Ababa, signed a Framework for Cooperation on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence in [...]

Feb 022014
 
African Union Commission Launches the African Union Foundation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission launched, today, 1st February 2014 the “African Union Foundation” at the Headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In attendance were the Deputy Chairperson of the Commission, Mr. Erastus Mwencha, the AU Commissioners, [...]

Feb 022014
 
BUILDING SELF-RELIANCE AND TRANSFORMING AFRICAS AGRICULTURE   TOWARDS THE REALISATION OF AGENDA 2063

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture H.E Mrs. Rhoda Peace Tumusiime gave a briefing on building self-reliance towards the realization of the 2063 agenda on food and nutrition and the theme of the summit: transforming Africa’s agriculture for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods through [...]

Feb 022014
 
Zero new HIV infection through access to health services for mothers and children / African First Ladies 13th General Assembly

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The 13th General Assembly of the African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) took place on January 31st 2014 at the Africa Union old building under the theme “Zero new infection of HIV through access to health services for mothers and children”. On the occasion, the [...]