Jul 242013
 

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group (http://www.afdb.org), Donald Kaberuka, will be in Washington, DC from July 24 to 27. On the morning of Thursday, July 25, he will be recognized by the U.S. Treasury at a ceremony honoring Multilateral Development Bank projects that have [...]

Jul 232013
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FIFA passed a decision today, 22 July 2013, to lift the suspension of the Cameroonian Football Association (Fecafoot) given that the conditions previously set have been met. As requested by the FIFA Emergency Committee, the normalisation committee that was appointed on 20 July 2013 was able [...]

Jul 232013
 
Minister Joins Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) Celebrations

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Deputy Minister of Transport, Sindisiwe Chikunga, yesterday visited the Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS)’s Operations Centre (http://www.atns.com) and thereafter celebrated with Board Members, Executive Managers and staff, the company’s significant milestones – achieved over the past 20 years.   “I am ecstatic that our [...]

Jul 232013
 

TUNIS, Tunisia, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) and the Nigerian government will on Monday, July 29 hold a high level policy dialogue on ‘Infrastructure and Structural Transformation in Nigeria’ in the federal capital of Abuja.   Download the agenda: http://www.apo-mail.org/130723.pdf   The meeting will examine ways in which [...]

Jul 232013
 

MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) today urged Somaliland authorities to reconsider its decision to ban privately-owned television network, while stressing the importance of ensuring media freedom in Somaliland following the reshuffle of the cabinet. Authorities in Somaliland officially banned on Monday, 22 July, the [...]

Jul 232013
 

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The European Union has just endorsed an initiative worth 25 million euros to combat violence against women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Despite more than a decade of joint efforts from the international community and the Congolese Government, such violence remains commonplace. [...]

Jul 232013
 

Abuja International Conference on Language and Literature Short Title: AInternConfLangandLit Date: 10-Oct-2013 – 14-Oct-2013 Location: Abuja, FCT, Nigeria Contact Person: Adegboye Adeyanju Meeting Email: adegboyeadeyanju@yahoo.com Web Site: http://www.uniabuja.edu.ng Call Deadline: 30-Aug-2013 Meeting Description: Theme: Chinua Achebe: From Prologue to Epilogue Introduction: The 2013 conference celebrates Late Chinua Achebe the greatest writer of his time and the founding [...]

Jul 232013
 
African Experts Join Forces with MSD to Battle Hepatitis

DAKAR, Sénégal, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — From July 20 to 22, the Initiative Panafricaine de Lutte Contre les Hepatites (IPLH) held the conference “Consensus De Dakar”, for the Francophone Africa region in Dakar, Senegal. During the meeting the experts agreed on a consensus to drive prevention, awareness, research and management of hepatitis [...]

Jul 232013
 

ECOWAS ENERGY EXPERTS TO MEET IN DAKAR ON ELECTRICITY REGULATORY ISSUES ABUJA, Nigeria, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Energy experts from ECOWAS Member States will, from 24th to 26th July 2013, meet in Dakar to agree modalities on the methods for calculation and payment of regulatory fee, as well as its related regulatory [...]

Jul 232013
 
Etisalat Announce 20% per cent Increase on Quarterly Consolidated Revenues To AED 9.9 billion

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 23, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Etisalat Group (http://www.etisalat.com), a leading telecoms operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, today announced strong results for the second quarter of 2013, with an increase of quarterly consolidated revenues and subscribers across its operating markets. Key Highlights for Q2 2013:   [...]

Jul 232013
 

ACCRA, Ghana, July 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Sealink Project conceived by the Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) (http://neximbank.com.ng), Federation of the West and Central Africa Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FEWACCI) and TRANSIMEX (an integrated logistic services provider based in Cameroun) today in Accra, Ghana holds its Investment Forum to offer a unique [...]

Jul 222013
 

Council conclusions on Sudan and South Sudan / FOREIGN AFFAIRS Council meeting / Brussels, 22 July 2013 BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 22, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Council adopted the following conclusions:   “1. Two years on since the independence of South Sudan, the European Union (EU) remains convinced that Sudan and South [...]