Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia / International partners call for resolution of the political crisis in Somalia

Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia / International partners call for resolution of the political crisis in Somalia

Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia / International partners call for resolution of the political crisis in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “The Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union and the United Nations reiterate their strong condemnation for the attack of 24th […]

Removal of Restrictions on Assistance to Madagascar

Removal of Restrictions on Assistance to Madagascar

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 27, 2014     In light of Madagascar’s successful 2013 elections, and the installation of a new government earlier this year, the United States has lifted all remaining restrictions on direct assistance to the Government of Madagascar. As […]

Launch of Call for Proposals for African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarships Fund

Launch of Call for Proposals for African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarships Fund

Launch of Call for Proposals for African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarships Fund / Canada partners with The MasterCard Foundation to support higher education in sub-Saharan Africa OTTAWA, Canada, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, today launched a […]

Central African Republic women's rights

Central African Republic women’s rights

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, AU Special Envoy for Women, Peace and Security, Bineta Diop and the ECCAS Special Representative in the Central African Republic (CAR) emphasize that Women’s rights, participation and leadership are BANGUI, Central African Republic, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — We have just completed a three-day joint mission to […]

Algiers : Non Aligned Movement 17th Ministerial Conference

Algiers : Non Aligned Movement 17th Ministerial Conference

  AUC Chairperson in Algiers for Non Aligned Movement 17th Ministerial Conference ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma is in Algiers, Algeria, to participate in the 17th Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). The meeting that opened on […]

The second Data for Development challenge in Africa: Orange’s big data competition for the scientific community

  The second Data for Development challenge in Africa: Orange’s big data competition for the scientific community PARIS, France, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — After the success of the last challenge in 2013, using the technical data of the mobile network of Orange in Ivory Coast, the next Data for Development (D4D) Challenge […]