Apr 222014

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — AfricaBusiness.com is an online business website about Africa. Africa Business Magazine contains following main sections: Business, Events, Interview, Green Energy, GITEX (ICT) and Travel. You can read information about current and future African and World events here http://africabusiness.com/events/. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/africabusiness.com.jpg If you organize conferences, exhibitions, seminars […]

Apr 212014
Somaliland Authorities arrest 3 Journalists in Las-Anod for Attending Rival regional State Conference

MOGADISHU, Somalia, April 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the act of suppression, arbitrary arrests, threats and intimidations against the media by the Somaliland authorities, following the arbitrary arrests of three journalists in the disputed town of Las-Anod town, the latest in […]

Apr 192014
UK / Foreign Secretary welcomes Presidential elections in Algeria

LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Secretary William Hague welcomes peaceful vote and congratulates the winner of Presidential elections in Algeria. Following the result of the elections in Algeria, the Foreign Secretary said: “I congratulate the Algerian people on their elections and President Bouteflika on the result. We welcome the peaceful […]

Apr 182014
Canada / Baird Denounces Cowardly Attacks at UN Camp in South Sudan

OTTAWA, Canada, April 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada condemns the killing of innocent civilians seeking refuge from violence at the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) base. “These cowardly attacks on defenseless civilians, including women and children, appear ethnically […]

Apr 182014
Visit of Mr. Yutaka Iimura, Special Representative of the Government of Japan to the Arab Republic of Egypt

TOKYO, Japan, April 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Given the current situation of Egypt, Mr.Yutaka Iimura, Special Representative of the Government of Japan, visited Egypt from April 15th to 17th and met Mr.Nabil Fahmi, Foreign Minister of Egypt, Dr.Nabil El-Araby, the Secretary General of the League of Arab States, and others. 2. In […]

Apr 182014
Dassault Aviation to Present Flagship Falcon 7X at Marrakech Air Show

MARRAKECH, Morocco, April 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dassault Aviation will present its large cabin, long range Falcon 7X (http://www.dassaultfalcon.com/7X) at the fourth Marrakech Air Show, to be held in Morocco April 23-26. It will be Dassault’s second appearance at the show, which bills itself as the foremost trade show in the African region. […]

Apr 182014
Canada Announces Emergency Contribution to Fight Ebola Virus Outbreak

OTTAWA, Canada, April 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced a joint funding contribution of $1,285,000 to address the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in […]

Apr 182014
Growth of the financial services sector in Africa provides a great opportunity, says DHL

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, April 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — DHL (http://www.dpdhl.com) are seeing robust growth from their financial services customers in Africa and while the banking sector continues to play a significant role in economic development for the continent, the sector also fueled DHL’s expansion into Africa in 1978 when global banks needed to get […]

Apr 182014
Humanitarian organizations in South Sudan condemn violence against civilians

JUBA, South Sudan, April 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Country representatives of key non-governmental organizations, United Nations agencies and donors in South Sudan unite in condemning recent days’ attacks against civilians in Bentiu, Bor, and other parts of the country. Humanitarian partners are particularly outraged by deliberate and targeted killings of civilians in hospitals, […]

Apr 182014
Philips brings history to life by illuminating the historical Baron Palace in Cairo with spectacular LED digital lighting

CAIRO, Egypt, April 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — – Latest addition to global line-up of iconic city monuments lit by Philips – 21st century LED technology to highlight iconic city monuments during fifth consecutive Cairo to Cape Town Roadshow Royal Philips (http://www.philips.com/africaroadshow) (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG), the global leader in lighting, today unveiled a […]

Apr 182014
U.S. Condemns Attacks in South Sudan

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 17, 2014 The United States strongly condemns the attack on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in Bor today by armed individuals that resulted in dozens of civilian casualties. We reiterate […]