Jul 032013
 

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — GE Africa is teaming up with the United States African Development Foundation to launch the Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge (the Power Africa Challenge) The Power Africa Challenge is a three-year, USD $2 million challenge that will award 20 or more grants of up [...]

Jul 032013
 

Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the situation in Egypt BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, made today the following statement: “I am following the situation in Egypt very closely and with deep concern. I [...]

Jul 032013
 

KHARTOUM, Sudan, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FAO’s Locust Watch information service has just issued the latest Desert Locust Bulletin which contains forecasts for locust breeding this summer season.   Information for Sudan is as follows: The current warning level is Caution which means increased surveillance is required. Desert Locust numbers have declined [...]

Jul 032013
 

GE and USADF Announce $2 Million Challenge in Support of Off-Grid Energy to Power Africa DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — GE Africa is teaming up with the United States African Development Foundation to launch the Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge (the Power Africa Challenge) The Power Africa Challenge is [...]

Jul 032013
 

Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at a news conference at end of her mission to Cameroon GENEVA, Switzerland, July 3, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at a news conference at end of her mission to Cameroon Yaoundé, 2 [...]

Jul 022013
 

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, July 2, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Under-Secretary-General (USG) for Peacekeeping, Mr. Hervé Ladsous, will visit Sudan on 2-5 July 2013 to meet with senior officials of the Republic of the Sudan and assess operations of the African Union – United Nations Mission in Darfur. This is part [...]

Jul 022013
 

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, July 2, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Aggreko (http://www.aggreko.com), the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services, has announced the expansion of its power project in Ivory Coast with the addition of 100 MW of generating capacity that brings the total combined output from the project to [...]