Apr 032014
 
PwC completes its acquisition of Booz & Company

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — PwC (http://www.pwc.com) is pleased to announce today the successful completion of its combination with Booz & Company. With the granting of all regulatory approvals for Booz & Company to join PwC, it is now officially part of the PwC Network. All closing conditions for the deal […]

Apr 032014
 
THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION OF INQUIRY ON SOUTH SUDAN PRESS RELEASE No 2

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union (AU) Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan held its second meeting yesterday and today. The Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and other members of the Commission, namely Professor Mahmood Mamdani, Ms. Bineta Diop, Professor Pacifique Manirakiza and […]

Apr 032014
 
Central African Republic: Massacres in Remote Villages / Attacks Show Urgent Need to Protect Civilians

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Anti-balaka fighters killed at least 72 Muslim men and boys, some as young as nine, in two recent attacks in southwestern Central African Republic, Human Rights Watch said today. The assaults, on February 1 and 5, 2014, were in the village of Guen, in a region […]

Apr 032014
 
MISCA Head of Mission discusses peace with CAR Women Leaders and calls for more Cooperation from Elites

BANGUI, Central African Republic, April 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In implementation of UN Resolution 1325 and the conclusions of the workshop for women leaders of the Central African Republic (CAR) held in Bangui on 12-14 March 2014, the Human Rights Protection and Gender Unit of the African-led International Support Mission in the Central […]

Apr 032014
 
UK Foreign Secretary meets Egyptian Foreign Minister

LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Secretary meets Egyptian Foreign Minister to discuss the situation in Egypt and regional issues. The Foreign Secretary William Hague met the Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy in Brussels on 2 April. They discussed the political situation in Egypt, including the Presidential elections scheduled for 26-27 […]

Apr 032014
 
Winners of Media Awards on Electrical Counterfeiting in Africa announced

PARIS, France, April 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Schneider Electric (http://www.schneider-electric.com), the global specialist in energy management, today announced the winners of the first edition of the Media Awards on Electrical Counterfeiting in Africa, which recognises African journalists who publish or broadcast outstanding investigative reports on issues relating to electrical counterfeiting in Africa. The […]

Apr 022014
 
IFJ Calls on European & African Leaders Attending Africa-EU Summit to Speak Out Against Imprisonment of Journalists in Africa

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on the European and African Heads of State attending the Africa-EU Summit in Brussels today, Wednesday 2 April, to include the continuous imprisonment of journalists in many African states in their discussions. In an open letter sent to […]

Apr 022014
 
Minister Costello attends EU-Africa Summit in Brussels

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister for Trade and Development, Joe Costello TD, is representing the Government at the EU-Africa Summit, which takes place in Brussels today and tomorrow, 2-3 April 2014. The Summit, which will be attended by leaders of EU and African countries and by the UN Secretary General […]

Apr 022014
 
Sierra Leone Ministerial Delegation Meets Mubadala in Abu-Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma paid an official visit to Abu-Dhabi on 20th January 2014. During the visit of His Excellency the President held fruitful discussions with high level officials of the government of the […]

Apr 022014
 
Symantec: “Simple njRAT Fuels Nascent Middle East Cybercrime Scene”

DUBAI, UAE, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Symantec (http://www.symantec.com) has observed the growth of indigenous groups of attackers in the Middle East, centered around a simple piece of malware known as njRAT (http://bit.ly/1i1Ps9m). While njRAT is similar in capability to many other remote access tools (RATs), what is interesting about this malware is […]

Apr 022014
 
EP – Pan-African Parliament summit calls for high-level dialogue on realistic objectives

STRASBOURG, France, April 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Members of the European Parliament and of the Pan-African Parliament meeting in Brussels on 31 March and 1 April 2014 called for regular and specific dialogue focusing on a limited number of realistic objectives between the European and African partners in the Joint Africa-EU Strategy, in […]