Jul 312014
 
The African Union makes a pressing appeal for an immediate end to violence and dialogue in Libya / The AU urges the international community to lend its full support to the efforts of the region through the High-Level Ministerial Group on Libya

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is following, with dismay and concern, the evolution of the situation in Libya, which is marked by the escalation of the armed confrontation between armed groups and militias, particularly in Benghazi and [...]

Jul 302014
 
UN Representative for Somalia welcomes agreement of intent to form new administration in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, welcomed today’s agreement in principle to form a regional administration in central Somalia. Under the leadership of the Federal Government, representatives from the region signed a document in which they stated that they would [...]

Jul 302014
 
Mozambique Unveils Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness Plans at USAFRICOM Sponsored Event

MAPUTO, Mozambique, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Government of Mozambique in partnership with the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) Disaster Preparedness Program (DPP), successfully concluded day one of the Cabinet Simulation Exercise on Disaster Preparedness and Response in Maputo, 28 July 2014. More than 140 representatives of Mozambique’s government, military, national media, [...]

Swaziland / Singapore

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Jul 302014
 
Swaziland / Singapore

SINGAPORE, Singapore, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Swaziland presented its credentials to President Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Istana today: The High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Swaziland His Excellency Sotja Mphucuko Dlamini HE SOTJA MPHUCUKO DLAMINI HIGH COMMISSIONER TO THE REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE [...]

Morocco National Day

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Jul 302014
 
Morocco National Day

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 30, 2014 On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I extend my best wishes to King Mohammed VI and the Moroccan people as you celebrate the Feast of the Throne. The strong and enduring friendship [...]

Jul 302014
 
Trop-X, the Seychelles Securities Exchange, launches new Listed Derivatives Market

EDEN ISLAND, Seychelles, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Trop-X (http://www.trop-x.com), the Seychelles Securities Exchange, has launched its new Derivatives Market with 115 listed derivatives on major currency pairs, international equities, international equity indices and spot commodities all of which are available through the Trop-X live order book. All instruments traded on the Derivatives [...]

Jul 302014
 
UNAIDS, ASLM and Partners Launch Initiative to Improve HIV Diagnostics

MELBOURNE, Australia, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) (http://www.aslm.org) have joined with global partners to launch the Diagnostics Access Initiative which calls for improving laboratory capacity to ensure that all people living with HIV can be linked to [...]

Jul 302014
 
African oil & energy sector fuelling global investor growth, says DHL

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — While Oil and Gas activity in West Africa is nothing new, it is the activity in East Africa which is creating a stir amongst exploration companies and of course, their suppliers. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/dhl_logo2.jpg Photo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=1266 (Steve Harley, President, DHL Energy Sector) This is according to Steve [...]

Jul 302014
 
ADVOCACY MISSION OF THE AFRICAN COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ONTHE RIGHTS AND WELFARE OF THE CHILD (ACERWC) ON THE SITUATION OF CHILDREN IN SOUTH SUDAN 03-09 August, 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) would like to inform the media and the general public, that an advocacy mission to assess the situation of children affected by the conflict in South Sudan will be undertaken from [...]

Jul 302014
 
Statement at the end of an IMF Staff Visit to Guinea-Bissau

BISSAU, Guinea Bissau, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mauricio Villafuerte visited Bissau during July 23-29, 2014 to discuss recent economic developments. The mission met with the authorities of the newly-elected government, including President Jose Mario Vaz, Prime Minister Simoes Pereira, and Minister of Economy and [...]

Jul 302014
 
PwC announces investment to accelerate Africa growth opportunities

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — PwC (http://www.pwc.com) has today announced it is increasing its investment in Africa and building closer links between PwC UK and PwC Africa, to meet increased demand for professional services as trade activity between the two regions grows. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/pwc.png Photo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/index.php?level=picture&id=952 (Suresh Kana, PwC Africa Network [...]