Oct 302013
 

DAKAR, Sénégal, October 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — APO is hiring Journalists to work as consultants throughout Africa for a 2 month temporary assignment. If you are a professional journalist with experience of at least 3 years in a national media, click here to send your application: http://www.apo-opa.com/jobapplication Application must include your resume and […]

Oct 302013
 
OVER 2 MILLION PEOPLE IN ZIMBABWE WILL REQUIRE FOOD ASSISTANCE BY EARLY NEXT YEAR

NEW YORK, October 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Some 2.2 million Zimbabweans will need food assistance in the pre-harvest period from January to March next year, a United Nations agency said today, warning that food security in the southern African country continue to deteriorate. Harsh weather conditions, the high cost or lack of available […]

Oct 302013
 
Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Naoyuki Shinohara at the Conclusion of his Visit to Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana, October 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), visited Accra on October 27-29, 2013. Mr. Shinohara participateed in the conference on Opportunities and Challenges of Financial Integration in West Africa, co-hosted by the Government of Ghana and the IMF, which brought together policymakers […]

Oct 302013
 
EU - Dassù briefs Lower House - Europe resolve divisions over Mediterranean

ROME, Italy, October 30, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The chaos in Libya and its need for a “Marshall Plan”, divisions over the complex Mediterranean region, European Union foreign policy and a united and effective Europe, were the issues confronted today in a briefing by Deputy Foreign Minister Marta Dassù before the lower house foreign […]

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Oct 292013
 
A Forum to Fill the African Infrastructure Gap - BUILD AFRICA FORUM - February 5th – 7th 2014

MOSCOW, Russia, October 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Attending the 8th International Energy Week 2013 in Moscow, Russia, Mr. Jean-Jacques Bouya, Minister at the Presidency for Spatial Planning and Delegate General for Major Public Works has announced that the Republic of the Congo will be hosting the BUILD AFRICA Forum (http://www.buildafricaforum.com). Held under the […]

Oct 292013
 
Building communities in the Sahel that can weather shocks / Right blend of policies and support to region's pastoralists can prevent future crises

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, October 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The time has come to break the “vicious circle” of crises in Africa’s Sahel by proactively building up the ability of pastoralist and rural communities to weather drought and other shocks, rather than merely helping them recover from disaster after the fact. “We cannot prevent droughts […]

Oct 292013
 
Aggreko to Provide 20 MW of HFO Power to Chad

NDJAMENA, Chad, October 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Aggreko (http://www.aggreko.com), the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services has signed contracts with Société Nationale d’Electricité (SNE) to deliver a 20 MW temporary power package, fuelled using locally sourced HFO, to help alleviate power shortages currently affecting the country. Logo: […]

Oct 292013
 
EU confirms its support for West Africa's development and integration

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, October 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs will today announce new financial support for West Africa, during a round of discussions with Ministers and other authorities from the region on the priorities to be funded during the next seven years (2014-2020). This support will amount […]

Oct 292013
 
Côte d'Ivoire and Manchester City Football Star Yaya Touré Becomes UNEP Goodwill Ambassador / Footballer to Concentrate on Combatting Wildlife Crime, Particularly Poaching of African Elephants for I

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — International football star Yaya Touré today pledged to combat the illegal ivory trade that sees thousands of African elephants slaughtered each year as he was unveiled as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Mr. Touré joins the roster of other Goodwill Ambassadors—Brazilian […]

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Oct 292013
 
Plataforma dedicada ao africapitalismo lançada no AllAfrica.com

LAGOS, Nigeria, October 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — AllAfrica.com, a principal fonte de notícias sobre África, adicionou uma secção ao seu website que será dedicada ao “africapitalismo” – uma filosofia económica que está a ser considerada como a solução para o desenvolvimento de África. Photo Tony Elumelu: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/photos/tony-elumelu.jpg Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/heirs-holdings.jpg A secção irá contar […]

Oct 292013
 
Plataforma dedicada ao africapitalismo lançada no AllAfrica.com

LAGOS, Nigeria, October 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — AllAfrica.com, a principal fonte de notícias sobre África, adicionou uma secção ao seu website que será dedicada ao “africapitalismo” – uma filosofia económica que está a ser considerada como a solução para o desenvolvimento de África. Photo Tony Elumelu: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/photos/tony-elumelu.jpg Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/heirs-holdings.jpg A secção irá contar […]