Jul 142014
 
AFRICAN UNION COMMISSIONER URGES CONTINENT TO REMAIN FOCUSED ON SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH TO FOSTER INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Lack of adequate physical infrastructure is one of the major bottlenecks standing in the way of integration to enable common and broad based development in Africa. An African Union conference, the Seventh Conference of African Ministers in Charge of Integration, being held in Ezulwini, Swaziland [...]

Jul 142014
 
Alcatel-Lucent Social Responsibility in South & East Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — I- In South Africa: Take a girl child to work! – Alcatel-Lucent South Africa Employees Engage in Corporate Citizenship II- In East Africa/Kenya: Winning combination with Kenya Red Cross Society: Sustainability, Green and Innovation! In South Africa: Take a girl child to work! – Alcatel-Lucent South [...]

Jul 142014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Children in parts of South Sudan are suffering from shocking rates of malnutrition, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. More than 13,270 children, most under the age of five, have been admitted to MSF feeding programmes in South Sudan [...]

Jul 142014
 
Central African Republic: EU launches its first multi-donor trust fund for linking relief, rehabilitation and development

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The EU is about to launch its first ever multi-donor development trust fund, in support of the Central African Republic (CAR). With an initial amount of €64 million the fund creates an effective and coordinated international instrument to help the population of the country [...]

Jul 142014
 
EU to resume cooperation with Guinea-Bissau

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Council today suspended the measures limiting EU cooperation with Guinea-Bissau, following the holding of free and credible elections. The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton, and the EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, said: “We are indeed very [...]

Jul 142014
 
Gemalto Signs Contract Renewal with APO for Press Release Distribution in Africa

DAKAR, Senegal, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, today announced its renewed and extended contract as exclusive supplier for press release wire distribution in Africa with Gemalto (http://www.gemalto.com), the world leader in [...]

Jul 142014
 
The Special Envoy of the African Union for Libya concludes his first visit to Libya

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The AU encouraged by the commitment of the Libyans stakeholders to successfully complete the on-going transition. The Special Envoy of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU) for Libya, Mr. Dileita Mohamed Dileita, concluded, on Friday, 11 July 2014, his first visit [...]

Jul 142014
 
UK Foreign Office Minister concerned about violence in Libya

LONDON, United-Kingdom, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Hugh Robertson, Minister for the Middle East, urges an immediate end to violence at Tripoli International Airport. Hugh Robertson said: “The violence that has broken out around Tripoli International Airport and other areas of the Libyan capital is concerning. These actions are putting the lives of [...]

Jul 142014
 
The Special Envoy commends the efforts of Burkina Faso for a durable peace in Sahel

DAKAR, Sénégal, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Sahel, Mrs. Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, today ended her two day- official visit to Burkina Faso. The Special Envoy conferred with President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso on the prevailing security situation in the region and on [...]

Jul 132014
 
Request for Expressions of Interest (Consulting Services) - Design and Implementation of Technical Assistance [TA] Program for Capacity Building at NEXIM and SME Beneficiary Projects of Loan Facility

ABUJA, Nigeria, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Nigerian Export-Import Bank [NEXIM] (http://neximbank.com.ng) has executed a Master Line of Credit [LOC] Agreement with the African Development Bank [AfDB] for the benefit of the Nigerian Real Sector, especially the SMEs. A Technical Assistance [TA] Program is an integral part of the LOC with the [...]

Jul 122014
 
Kenya Travel Advice Update

LONDON, United-Kingdom, July 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The FCO has changed its travel advice to Kenya to advise against all but essential travel to Lamu County and those areas of Tana River County north of the Tana River itself. The travel advice for Mombasa remains the same. Our travel advice for other parts [...]

Jul 122014
 
Commissioner Chergui welcomes the South Korean Vice Foreign Minister

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Commissioner for Peace and Security, Amb Smail Chergui, today received the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea, Mr Lee Kyung Soo to exchange views on AU-South Korea cooperation and other related matters. Welcoming his interlocutor, the Commissioner expressed satisfaction with the growing [...]