Sep 182013
 
Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Senegal for the Sixth Review of the PSI

DAKAR, Senegal, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Hervé Joly visited Senegal during September 4 – September 17, 2013 to conduct the sixth review under the three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) approved in December 2010. The members of the mission met with the President of the [...]

Sep 182013
 
Schneider Electric ranked among the top 50 World's Most Attractive Employers by students from engineering schools

RUEIL-MALMAISON, France, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Schneider Electric (http://www.schneider-electric.com), the global specialist in energy management, is recognized as one of the 50 students’ favorite employers in the “World’s Most Attractive Employers” ranking by Universum, a global leader in employer branding. Ranked 45th by students from engineering schools, the Group is considered an [...]

Sep 182013
 
President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Mali to Attend the Inaugural Ceremony of His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

WASHINGTON, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Mali to attend the Inaugural Ceremony of His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on September 19, 2013. The Honorable Mary Beth Leonard, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Mali, will lead the delegation. [...]

Sep 182013
 
CAR: Fresh fighting displaces thousands in capital

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Recent outbreaks of fighting in the northern suburbs of Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, have displaced thousands of people and highlighted once again the continued insecurity that has plagued the country since the end of 2012. Between 20 and 27 August, Séléka militia entered [...]

Sep 182013
 

OTTAWA, Canada, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will hold a round table with representatives of the Canadian extractive sector on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. The Minister will make an important announcement on the Government of Canada’s support to advance Canadian business interests and opportunities in [...]

Sep 182013
 
Foreign Minister congratulates Nansen Refugee Award recipient Angélique Namaika

OSLO, Norway, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres announced today that Sister Angélique Namaika from DR Congo has been chosen as the winner of the 2013 Nansen Refugee Award.   “Sister Angélique, who has herself been forced to flee, has helped thousands of traumatised women in the [...]

Sep 182013
 

DAKAR, Sénégal, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Press Organization (APO) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the leading press release wire in Africa, today announced it was tripling its press release email distribution capacity to 1 million emails per day. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/logo.jpg This new investment will enable APO to meet the growing demand for press release [...]

Sep 182013
 

DAKAR, Sénégal, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Press Organization (APO) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the leading press release wire in Africa, today announced it was tripling its press release email distribution capacity to 1 million emails per day. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/logo.jpg This new investment will enable APO to meet the growing demand for press release [...]

Sep 182013
 
African Development Bank Executive Director Rafique visits Angola

LUANDA, Angola, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The new Executive Director for Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe of the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), Mr. Rafique Mahomed, is undertaking his inaugural visit as Executive Director to Angola from 16-19 September 2013. During the visit, he held the first meeting with Hon. Dr. Job [...]

Sep 182013
 
African Development Bank Executive Director Rafique visits Angola

LUANDA, Angola, September 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The new Executive Director for Angola, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe of the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), Mr. Rafique Mahomed, is undertaking his inaugural visit as Executive Director to Angola from 16-19 September 2013. During the visit, he held the first meeting with Hon. Dr. Job [...]

Sep 172013
 
Declaration of Intent for Joint Initiative on Youth Employment in Africa Signed in Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The signing ceremony for the Declaration of Intent for the Joint Initiative on Youth Employment in Africa (JYEIA) took place on September 12, 2013 at the Headquarters of the African Union Commission (AUC) in Addis Ababa. The Initiative is a response by the AUC, African [...]

Sep 172013
 
Germany providing 8.2 million euros to support relief measures in Africa

BERLIN, Germany, September 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Humanitarian need remains very high in many humanitarian crisis situations in Africa. Germany has therefore made an additional 8.2 million euros available for humanitarian relief projects run by UN organisations and NGOs in Africa. Markus Löning, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid, [...]