Jul 242014
 
ETHIOPIA SETTING THE HIGHEST HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS BUT THE REST OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST SHOULDER THEIR SHARE OF THE BURDEN

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — John Ging, Operations Director for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, says that more must be done to support the Government of Ethiopia in hosting the large influx of those fleeing violence and possible famine in South Sudan. 180,000 South Sudanese refugees have poured [...]

Jul 242014
 
ETHIOPIA SETTING THE HIGHEST HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS BUT THE REST OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST SHOULDER THEIR SHARE OF THE BURDEN

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — John Ging, Operations Director for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, says that more must be done to support the Government of Ethiopia in hosting the large influx of those fleeing violence and possible famine in South Sudan. 180,000 South Sudanese refugees have poured [...]

Jul 232014
 

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ —  as part of its ongoing commitment to encouraging recycling of mobile devices, launched in 2005, Orange promotes the creation of partnerships in Africa that aim to support the implementation of local initiatives  140 tonnes of waste have been processed and 30 jobs created [...]

Jul 232014
 
Greater efforts needed to protect MPs in Somalia, IPU says

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called for greater efforts to protect MPs in Somalia after the assassination of Saado Ali Warsame, the fourth parliamentarian killed this year by militants in the African country. Warsame was also a popular singer of Somali folk music. She and her [...]

Jul 232014
 
La FIFA apoya la lucha de Sierra Leona contra el amaño de partidos

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — La FIFA se ha comprometido a apoyar la lucha de Sierra Leona contra el amaño de partidos. La Presidenta de la Asociación de Fútbol de Sierra Leona (AFSL), Isha Johansen, se reunió en la sede de la FIFA con el Presidente Blatter, el Secretario General Jérôme [...]

Jul 232014
 
FIFA supports Sierra Leone in fight against match manipulation

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FIFA will support Sierra Leone in the fight against match manipulation. The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen visited the Home of FIFA to meet with FIFA President Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and representatives from FIFA’s Security Division and Disciplinary [...]

Jul 232014
 
UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns assassination of female parliamentarian

MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned the assassination of Saado Ali Warsame, a female Member of the Somali Federal Parliament, and expressed his deep concern about the continued attacks targeting parliamentarians in the capital. Ms Warsame and her driver [...]

Jul 232014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — With the rainy season nearly at its peak in South Sudan, cholera continues to spread in the war-torn country. The South Sudan Red Cross is working hard to prevent further spread of the epidemic in Eastern Equatoria and Upper Nile states, supported by its Red Cross [...]