Jun 182013
 

BANJUL, Gambia, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by David Dunn visited The Gambia during June 4-17, 2013 to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV consultations. The members of the mission met with the Ministers of Finance and Economic Affairs, Energy, and Information and Communication Infrastructure, [...]

Jun 182013
 

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, is about to sign a new agreement to support smallholder farmers and promote agricultural conservation in Zambia, during his first ever visit to the country (18-20 June). Thanks to this partnership, which will be signed with the UN’s [...]

Jun 182013
 

ROME, Italy, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “Restoration in Italy. Art and technology in the activities of the Institute for Conservation and Restoration” is the title of an exhibition scheduled to open in tomorrow in Kenya at the department of Architecture and Construction Sciences of the University of Nairobi. The exhibition consists of [...]

Jun 182013
 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Statement by Ambassador Ramtane Lamamra, Commissioner for Peace and Security at the Peace and Security Council meeting on LRA – 17 June 2013 Excellency, Chair of the Peace and Security Council, Excellencies Ambassadors members of the Peace and Security Council, Honorable guests, Ladies and Gentlemen [...]

Jun 182013
 

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, issued the following statement today: “The High Representative deplores the death of a peacekeeper of the UN Interim Security Force for [...]

Jun 182013
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM is partnering with an NGO – Heshima Kenya – to provide clothing for refugees departing from Kenya and traveling to the United States as part of the United States Refugee Admissions Programme. Every week, Somali, Ethiopian, Sudanese and Congolese refugees from Kenya’s Kakuma and Dadaab [...]

Jun 182013
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM and humanitarian partners have successfully completed the relocation of over 16,000 refugees from Jamam camp to Kaya camp in South Sudan. IOM used nine trucks to move the people and their luggage during the six-week operation.   Jamam, one of five refugee camps in South [...]

Jun 182013
 

BARCELONA, Spain, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Schneider Electric SA (Euronext: SU) (http://www.schneider-electric.com), a Global Fortune 500 company and market leader in the field of energy management, is pledging for smarter energy in Africa, at the Africa Energy Forum 2013, which opens today at the Barcelona International Convention Centre (CCIB), Spain. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/schneider_electric.jpg [...]

Jun 182013
 

PLANO, TX, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — WorldVentures™ (http://www.worldventures.com), the leading direct seller of vacation club memberships, with presence in Botswana, South Africa and Kenya, is proud to introduce DreamTrips™ Rewards to its international DreamTrips Members. The program provides loyal members with a way to experience unique curated group vacations more often and [...]

Jun 182013
 
South Africa - ATNS Joins the Aviation Community in the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) Company of South Africa (http://www.atns.com) is part of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) member states and global Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) that are gathered in the Caribbean island city of Willemstad, to discuss the future of [...]

Jun 182013
 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the implementation of the African Union-led Regional Cooperation Initiative for the elimination of the Lord’s Resistance Army I. INTRODUCTION 1. The present report is submitted pursuant to communiqué PSC/PR/COMM. (CCCXXI) adopted by Council at its 321st meeting [...]

Jun 182013
 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the situation in the Central African Republic INTRODUCTION 1. This report is being submitted as part of the regular consideration, by Council, of the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) and in accordance with the communique [...]