Jan 282014
 
Heirs Holdings invests in Planet Labs revolutionary satellite technology

LAGOS, Nigeria, January 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Heirs Holdings (http://www.heirsholdings.com), the pan-African proprietary investment company founded by Tony O. Elumelu, CON, has announced its investment in US start-up Planet Labs’ innovative satellite manufacturing technology. Heirs Holdings is the only African investor in the project, which is based in San Francisco. Photo Tony Elumelu: [...]

Jan 272014
 
PRESS BRIEFING COMMISSIONER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Within the frame work of the 22nd AU Summit, H.E. Mrs. Elham Mahmoud Ibrahim, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at the AU Commission will on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 at 17:00 hold a press briefing on the following issue: – Africa 2063: connecting the continent [...]

Jan 272014
 
PRESS BRIEFING COMMISSIONER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Within the frame work of the 22nd AU Summit, H.E. Mrs. Elham Mahmoud Ibrahim, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at the AU Commission will on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 at 17:00 hold a press briefing on the following issue: – Africa 2063: connecting the continent [...]

Jan 272014
 
AU and New Zealand Government partner Launch AU Handbook 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission and the Government of New Zealand have collaborated to produce a comprehensive guide to the African Union system. The first edition of African Union Handbook 2014 was launched in the margins of the African Union Executive Council at the AU Headquarters [...]

Jan 272014
 
AU and New Zealand Government partner Launch AU Handbook 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission and the Government of New Zealand have collaborated to produce a comprehensive guide to the African Union system. The first edition of African Union Handbook 2014 was launched in the margins of the African Union Executive Council at the AU Headquarters [...]

Jan 272014
 
More Productive Jobs for Africa's Youth Vital for the Region's Economic Progress, says New WB Report

WASHINGTON, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — With more than half of Sub-Saharan Africa’s population now under the age of 25, and as many as 11 million young Africans expected to join the labor market every year for the next decade, creating millions of productive, well-paying jobs will be vital to boost economic growth, [...]

Jan 272014
 
Euronews to launch Africanews, 1st Pan-African multilingual news channel, in Congo Brazzaville

LYON, France, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In 18 months time, Euronews (http://www.euronews.com) will have a sister channel in Africa. In partnership with the national television channel of the Republic of the Congo, Euronews will bring to Africa its unique know-how as a multi-lingual and multi-cultural news channel, broadcasting around the clock. Starting [...]

Jan 272014
 
Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the adoption of a new Tunisian constitution

BERLIN, Germany, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (27 January) on the formal adoption of a new Tunisian constitution by the constituent assembly: I congratulate the Tunisian people on their new constitution. This was a hard-won political success. Tunisia is the country where the Arab [...]

Jan 272014
 
FCO Press Release: FCO Minister welcomes adoption of new Constitution in Tunisia

LONDON, United-Kingdom, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FCO Minister welcomes the adoption of the new Constitution and signals UK support for Tunisia. Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Hugh Robertson said: “I warmly welcome the adoption of the new Constitution in Tunisia today. The people of Tunisia can be [...]

Jan 272014
 
Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the Bombings in Egypt

TOKYO, Japan, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Japan deeply deplores the bombings that occurred outside the Police Headquarters in central Cairo, capital of Egypt and near the metro station in Dokki district, Giza prefecture, west of Cairo on the early morning of January 24th (the afternoon of January 24th Japan time) and [...]

Jan 272014
 
Statement by the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the Signing of Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities in South Sudan

TOKYO, Japan, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Japan welcomes that the Agreement on Cessation of Hostilities in South Sudan was signed under the mediation of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 23 (local time). Japan also highly appreciates the efforts made by the neighboring countries in [...]