Jun 202013
 
Vasari Wins Coveted Private Equity Africa Award

LONDON, United-Kingdom, June 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UK-based strategic investment firm Vasari (http://www.vasariglobal.com), is pleased to announce that it has won the “Special Recognition Award for a New Frontiers Deal” at the 2013 Private Equity Africa Awards ceremony held in London on 11 June 2013.         Vasari won the award [...]

Jun 202013
 

BERLIN, Germany, June 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister of State Cornelia Pieper issued the following statement on Wednesday (19 June) on the preliminary agreement signed in Ouagadougou on Tuesday (18 June) by the Malian Government and the Tuareg rebels: Germany welcomes the preliminary agreement signed by the Malian Government and the Tuareg rebels, [...]

Jun 202013
 

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A report published by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) is highly critical of EU aid spending to promote key areas of governance in Egypt in the periods before and after the Uprising of January 2011. “The ‘softly softly’ approach has not worked, and [...]

Jun 202013
 
WorldVentures Launches Trust Council

PLANO, TX, June 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — WorldVentures™ (http://www.worldventures.com), the leading direct seller of vacation club memberships, with presence in South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, and Botswana, launches the Trust Council to measure, audit, counsel and advocate company practices and behaviors, in the field and at the corporate office. The council will also advise [...]

Jun 202013
 

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United States condemns in the strongest terms al-Shabaab’s despicable attack on the United Nations in Somalia today. The attack targeted people and organizations working in partnership with the Somali Government to provide health services, clean water, sanitation, education, and economic opportunity – people striving to build [...]

Jun 202013
 

NEW YORK, June 20, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General condemns and is outraged by today’s violent attack on the United Nations Common Compound in Mogadishu, in which United Nations humanitarian and development workers reside and work. The Secretary-General is [...]

Jun 192013
 

Statement by the spokesperson of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the attack on the UN Compound in Mogadishu BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, issued the following [...]

Jun 192013
 

Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton following her meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks by High Representative Catherine Ashton following her meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr I want to say, first of all, what a pleasure it is [...]

Jun 192013
 

TUNIS, Tunisia, June 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Group of Eight most industrialized countries (G8) has expressed strong support for the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s priorities (http://www.afdb.org), especially its initiative on infrastructure and the African Legal Support Facility – which helps countries negotiate better contracts in the natural resources sector.     [...]

Jun 192013
 

Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the signing of a preliminary peace agreement in Mali BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission issued the following statement today: “I welcome the [...]

Jun 192013
 

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a loan of $3 million denominated in Tanzanian shillings to support the expansion of access to microfinance in Tanzania. The investment in FINCA Tanzania—a microfinance institution—will support FINCA as it expands its financial services to women, youth [...]