Jul 152014
 
U.S. Department of State To Host Google+ Hangout with Young African Leaders on July 15

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 14, 2014 In preparation for the July 28-30 Washington Fellows for Young African Leaders Presidential Summit, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will [...]

Jul 152014
 
U.S. Department of State To Host Google+ Hangout with Young African Leaders on July 15

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 14, 2014 In preparation for the July 28-30 Washington Fellows for Young African Leaders Presidential Summit, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield and Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will [...]

Jul 152014
 
U.S. Welcomes Somali Ambassador to the United States, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 14, 2014 We are pleased to announce the arrival of Ambassador Omar Abdirashi Ali Sharmarke, the first Somali Ambassador to the United States in over twenty years. Ambassador Sharmarke’s arrival to Washington represents the latest progress in advancing [...]

Jul 152014
 
The AU donates 20 vehicles to the Malian Ministry of Interior and Security

BAMAKO, Mali, July 15, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today, 14 July 2014, Mr. Pierre Buyoya, Head of the African Union Mission in Mali and the Sahel (MISAHEL), handed over to Mr. Sada Samake, Minister of Interior and Security, a first batch of thirteen vehicles out of twenty donated by the AU to Mali. This [...]

Jul 142014
 
AUC Chairperson Congratulates Germany for 2014 FIFA World Cup Victory

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, congratulates the German Chancellor H.E. Angela Merkel, the German Team and its People for their brilliant victory in the 2014 edition of FIFA World Cup in Brazil. “The German team’s spectacular performance is [...]

Jul 142014
 
mDiabetes program: Mobile technologies are catalysts for development in Senegal

DAKAR, Senegal, July 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Alcatel-Lucent (http://www.alcatel-lucent.com) attended the ceremony for launching the m-Ramadan campaign, which originated from the mDiabetes program, in Dakar on June 16, 2014. Alcatel-Lucent is supporting the Senegalese government, represented by the Minister of Health and Social Action, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy and local [...]

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 [...]