Apr 072014
 
Sidel Supports Africa's Rapidly Growing Beverage Markets

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In line with its commitment to Africa’s rapidly growing markets, Sidel (http://www.sidel.com), a global provider of liquid packaging solutions, will participate in Juice Africa 2014 (http://www.juiceafrica.agraevents.com), the continent’s only gathering dedicated solely to Africa’s juice segment. The event, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa […]

Apr 072014
 
Novartis and Malaria No More provide two million antimalarial treatments to children in Zambia

BASEL, Switzerland, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — • One million antimalarial treatments donated by Novartis, matching one million treatments funded through Malaria No More’s Power of One campaign • Power of One enables the public to fund malaria tests and treatments for children in Africa through online and mobile technology • Today marks […]

Apr 042014
 
Cooperative Arrangement on GMES[1] and Africa signed by the European Commission and the African Union Commission in the margins of the 4th EU-Africa Summit

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — H.E. Dr. Martial De Paul Ikounga Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology signed a GMES and Africa Cooperative Arrangement Statement with his counterparts from the European Commission Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, and Andris Piebalgs, Member […]

Apr 042014
 
A senda de sucesso da DHL Africa continua em 2014

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Depois de ganhar vários prémios pelo seu trabalho em África em 2013, a DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com) foi uma vez mais reconhecida por vários feitos na região, destacando o seu continuado investimento e compromisso para com o desenvolvimento e melhoria do serviço ao cliente e talento humano […]

Apr 042014
 
DHL Africa's success streak continues in 2014

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Having won multiple awards for its work in Africa in 2013, DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com) has once again been recognized for various achievements in the region, highlighting its continued investment and commitment to developing and improving customer service and human talent across the continent. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/dhl_logo2.jpg Photo […]

Apr 042014
 
Japan Backs Voluntary Return of Former Angolan Refugees

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Angola has received USD 1 million from the Government of Japan to facilitate the safe voluntary return of at least 1,950 Angolans from neighbouring countries to their places of origin in Angola. The nine-month project will be implemented in close coordination with IOM offices in […]

Apr 042014
 
Stranded Ethiopian Migrants Return Home from Puntland

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ahmed Hassan Roba, aged 72, spent six years stranded in Puntland, Somalia after unsuccessfully trying to cross the Gulf of Aden to find a job in Saudi Arabia. “I left my home in Ethiopia and tried to cross the sea, but when my relatives could not […]

Apr 042014
 
UNAMID Head briefs UN Security Council on “alarming escalation of violence” in Darfur

NEW YORK, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Union-United Nations Joint Special Representative (JSR) for Darfur, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, briefed the members of the United Nations Security Council yesterday on what he described as “alarming escalation of violence” in Darfur over the past three months, which has resulted in over 215,000 civilians being […]

Apr 042014
 
NUSOJ welcomes the formation of the Independent Media Law Task force in Mogadshu

MOGADISHU, Somalia, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the formation of the Independent Task Force mandated to review and finalize the media law once and for all. NUSOJ applauds the commitment shown by the Minister of information, Mustaf Dhuhulow in providing the Media and journalists’ representatives […]

Apr 042014
 
IMF Mission and the Central African Republic Reach Staff-level Agreement on Financial Assistance Under The Rapid Credit Facility

BANGUI, Central African Republic, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, headed by Mr. Ekué Kpodar, visited Douala, Cameroon, from March 24 to April 2, 2014 to finalize discussions with the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) authorities on an emergency program that could be supported by the IMF’s Rapid Credit […]

Apr 042014
 
Executive Order -- Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to South Sudan

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — EXECUTIVE ORDER BLOCKING PROPERTY OF CERTAIN PERSONS WITH RESPECT TO SOUTH SUDAN By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National […]