Jun 192014
 
Statement by European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs following the signing of the National Indicative Programmes with 16 ACP countries

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “This signing of National Indicative Programmes with 16 partner countries, at the EU-ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific countries) Joint Council of Ministers in Kenya, marks the official go-ahead for the future of EU aid in these countries1. These documents lay down the priorities for [...]

Jun 192014
 
Global E-Tailing 2025: eCommerce and logistics set for growth in Sub Saharan Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Over the next 10 years, online retail will continue to gain popularity in both developed and emerging markets and as a result, logistics companies are set to play a key role in providing vital supply chain management solutions that are able to evolve with consumers’ changing [...]

Jun 192014
 
Global E-Tailing 2025: eCommerce and logistics set for growth in Sub Saharan Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Over the next 10 years, online retail will continue to gain popularity in both developed and emerging markets and as a result, logistics companies are set to play a key role in providing vital supply chain management solutions that are able to evolve with consumers’ changing [...]

Jun 192014
 
442nd PSC meeting on the situation in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the implementation status of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework for the DRC and the Region

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 442nd meeting, held on 17 June 2014, received a briefing on the situation in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the implementation status of the Peace, Security and [...]

Jun 192014
 
AU Peace and Security Commissioner concludes visit to Burundi

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, concluded a working visit to the Republic of Burundi on 16 June 2014, during which he discussed the political and security situation in the country with President Pierre Nkurunziza. The Commissioner underlined the [...]

Jun 192014
 
IMF Executive Board Approves US$47.1 Million Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility for Madagascar

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved emergency financial assistance under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) in the equivalent of SDR 30.55 million (about US$47.1 million) for Madagascar to enable the authorities meet their urgent balance of payment needs. The IMF financial [...]

Jun 192014
 
SanDisk Participates at Africa's First Ever DISTREE Conference to Expand Product Footprint on the Continent

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — SanDisk (http://www.sandisk.com), the global leaders in flash memory, will showcase some of its latest products at Africa’s first ever DISTREE in Kenya, which kicks off today. Africa represents one of the biggest opportunities for the flash giant to broaden its market presence and expand its product [...]

Jun 182014
 
Kenya : Wiesenthal Center condemns Al Shabaab Christian killings

WIESENTHAL CENTER CONDEMNS BRUTAL MURDER OF KENYAN CHRISTIANS BY AL SHABAAB AS ‘NAZI-LIKE’ Witnesses say terrorists went door-to-door killing non-Muslims The Simon Wiesenthal Center is condemning yesterday’s attack by al-Shabaab on the Kenyan village of Mpeketoni which left 48 dead. According to reports, the terrorists went door to door asking villagers if they were Muslim [...]

Jun 182014
 
Minister Fast Leads Trade Mission to Africa

OTTAWA, Canada, June 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ten-day, four-country trade mission to boost Canada’s trade and investment ties in Burkina Faso, Madagascar, South Africa and Tanzania The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today travelled to Burkina Faso for his first visit as part of a trade mission to Africa—his third since [...]