Nov 112013
 
SatADSL to unveil new range of satellite services for African enterprises

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, November 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Belgium-based satellite service provider, SatADSL (http://www.satadsl.net) is set to launch its new range of services for professional users at the AFRICACOM Conference, slated for tomorrow at Cape Town Convention Centre. Logo SatADSL: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/satadsl-1.jpg Logo ESA: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/esa.png Video SatADSL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKVCJLxjG8Q Brochure: http://www.apo-mail.org/131108en.pdf Poster: http://www.apo-mail.org/satadslposter.pdf The new services [...]

Nov 112013
 
AT MEETING OF INTERNATIONAL CONTACT GROUP ON CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, TOP UNITED NATIONS POLITICAL OFFICIAL CONVEYS CALL FOR URGENT ACTION TO TACKLE CRISIS

NEW YORK, November 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Attending the third meeting of the International Contact Group on the Central African Republic in Bangui, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman delivered a strong appeal from United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for action to address the “dire” situation gripping the country and its population. “We [...]

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Nov 112013
 
URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO PULL CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC OUT OF CRISIS, SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS IN MESSAGE TO INTERNATIONAL CONTACT GROUP

NEW YORK, November 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message to the meeting of the International Contact Group on the Central African Republic, as prepared for delivery by Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, in Bangui on 8 November: I thank the African Union and the Mediator of the [...]

Nov 112013
 
DHL invests in West African infrastructure

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, November 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — DHL (http://www.dhl.com), the world’s leading logistics company, has announced an investment in both a facility and air infrastructure in West Africa, to meet the demand for express and freight services in the region. The recent investment includes the launch of a new airside facility in Dakar, [...]

Angola National Day

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Nov 112013
 
Angola National Day

WASHINGTON, November 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC November 10, 2013 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to all Angolans as you celebrate 38 years of independence on November 11. The United States celebrates your independence [...]

Nov 082013
 
AfDB signs two trade-related programs worth $8.5 million with COMESA

TUNIS, Tunisia, November 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A delegation from the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) led by Moono Mupotola, Division Manager, Regional Integration and Trade (ONRI), and Freddie Kwesiga, Resident Representative in Zambia, and comprised of Zambia Country Office, ONRI and Southern Africa Regional Resource Centre officials participated in the inauguration of two [...]

Nov 082013
 
Rwanda: Wounded soldiers treated at Gisenyi hospital

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following the latest clashes between government forces and armed group M23 in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 76 wounded soldiers have crossed the border into Rwanda and been admitted to Gisenyi hospital. A surgical team from the International Committee of the Red Cross [...]

Nov 082013
 
Invest to Save: Meeting of Ministers of Health and Finance on domestic financing for health

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) will convene a high-level political meeting on increased domestic funding for AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, in Addis Ababa from November 11-12, [...]

Nov 082013
 
AfDB President named 2013 African of the Year

TUNIS, Tunisia, November 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka (http://www.afdb.org) has been named 2013 African of the Year in recognition of his role in spearheading the Africa50 Fund to mobilize the financing of infrastructure projects on the continent. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/african-development-bank-2.png Photo Donald Kaberuka: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/photos/donald-kaberuka-afdb-president.jpg The $50,000 award was [...]

Nov 082013
 
Tanzania's ANSAF wins 2013 ONE Africa Award

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The announcement was made today by ONE’s Africa Director (http://www.one.org), Dr. Sipho S. Moyo, at a ceremony held at the UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ceremony, which was attended by ONE co-founder Bono, Board Chairman Tom Freston and CEO Michael Elliott, took [...]

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Nov 082013
 
Benin: Too many child victims of abuse, violence and exploitation, warns UN expert

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UN Special Rapporteur Najat Maalla M’jid on Friday urged the Government of Benin to make the protection of children a priority in its political agenda, after a visit to the country revealed that violence and exploitation of children is tolerated, even justified in many instances, and [...]

Nov 082013
 

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, November 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Those who took part in the mission warmly invite you to a post-mission debriefing session at the European Parliament on 12nd November 2013. (Registration from 15:00 at Spinelli Building, entrance from Luxembourg Place). This meeting will provide an opportunity to hear the impressions and [...]