Nov 142013
 
UNOCI and ICRC discuss possible collaboration

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Côte d’Ivoire and Head of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI), Mrs Aïchatou Mindaoudou, on Wednesday, 13 November 2013, met with the head of a delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross [...]

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Nov 142013
 
The Association of Women Lawyers of Côte d'Ivoire presents its action plan to Chief of UNOCI

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Association of Women Lawyers of Côte d’Ivoire, led by its president, Mrs Aimée Zebeyoux, general advocate of the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, 13 November 2013, met with the head of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI), Mrs Aïchatou Mindaoudou, at the Mission’s [...]

Nov 142013
 
South Sudan Humanitarian Appeal Sets New Direction for International Aid

JUBA, South Sudan, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press release from Government of South Sudan and OCHA The Government of South Sudan and aid agencies launched the humanitarian appeal for 2014-2016 today, unveiling an innovative new direction for humanitarian action in South Sudan. The three-year appeal seeks US$1.1 billion to meet the needs [...]

Nov 142013
 
Sudan: Humanitarian assistance for over a million people

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — People are suffering the effects of intercommunal violence over natural resources and land in Darfur, and of occasional fighting between government forces and armed opposition groups. So far this year, the ICRC has helped over a million people. “We’ve scaled up our emergency response because of [...]

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Nov 142013
 

PARIS, France, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ —  Orange (http://www.orange.com) announced the three winners of the Orange African Social Venture Prize during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town last night  The three winners will receive financial assistance along with management and technical support from Orange specialists. The first prize winner [...]

Nov 142013
 

NEW YORK, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Ministry of Health has approved plan to accelerate progress on improving maternal health in Ethiopia in an effort that is expected to address the concern over the so far slow progress the country has made on meeting the Millennium Development Goal on maternal health (MDG [...]

Nov 142013
 
Minister Paradis concludes a productive visit in France and Senegal

OTTAWA, Canada, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and Minister for La Francophonie, today concluded an important visit to France and Senegal. In France, the participation of Minister Paradis in the 29th session of the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie and in the UNESCO General Conference [...]

Nov 142013
 
Africa: Background Briefing on Designation of Boko Haram and Ansaru as Foreign Terrorist

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Special Briefing Senior Administration Officials Via Teleconference November 13, 2013 MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us for today’s call. Our participants today are [Senior Administration Official One]. And also briefing today is [Senior Administration Official Two]. This is just a reminder, this call is [...]

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Nov 142013
 
Five inspirational organisations from Malawi, Mali, Kenya, Bangladesh and Colombia recognised by GSK and Save the Children

LONDON, United-Kingdom, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — – First initiative to be delivered in partnership between GSK and Save the Children that aims to save a million children’s lives. A simple low-cost device that helps newborn babies to breathe and has the potential to transform the life chances for thousands of African babies [...]

Nov 142013
 
The African Union welcomes the decision of the United Nations Security Council to authorize the enhancement of the AU mission in Somalia and support to the Somali National Army

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, welcomes the adoption by the United Nations (UN) Security Council, on 12 November 2013, of resolution 2124 (2013) on Somalia. The Chairperson of the Commission expresses AU’s satisfaction at the decision [...]

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Nov 142013
 
Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 406th meeting on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security of the African Union (AU), at its 406th meeting held on 13 November 2013, adopted the following decision on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR): Council, 1. Takes note of the briefing given by the Commissioner for Peace and [...]

Nov 142013
 
Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 406th meeting on the situation in the Esatern DRC

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 406th meeting held on 13 November 2013, adopted the following decision on the situation in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC): Council, 1. Takes note of the briefings given by the Commissioner [...]

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