Jun 102014
 
Breaking trends and critical upstream issues addressed at 21st Africa Oil Week

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The 21st Africa Oil Week (http://www.glopac-partners.com) starting on November 3rd leading up to November 7th , in Cape Town, will focus on Leading Corporate Players in Africa, Africa’s Giant Plays & Opportunities, New Frontier Openings, Foreign State Oil Companies, Africa’s Exploration Potential containing Government Presentations and [...]

Jun 102014
 
Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Guinea

CONAKRY, Guinea, June 10, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An IMF mission led by Harry Snoek visited Conakry during May 22 – June 6, 2014 to conduct discussions on the fourth review of a program supported by an arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF),i which was approved by the IMF Executive Board on February [...]

Jun 092014
 
SRSG Johnson inaugurates new protection- of-civilians site in Malakal

JUBA, South Sudan, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) for South Sudan, Hilde F. Johnson, today inaugurated a new protection-of-civilians (PoC) site under UNMISS’ protection and adjacent to the Mission’s Base in the state capital Malakal. Intended to relieve congestion in the existing site inside the [...]

Jun 092014
 
USA and Cameroon football teams arrive in Brazil

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following their 2-1 victory on Saturday over fellow 2014 FIFA World Cup participants Nigeria, the USA national team arrived in Brazil this Monday morning. From Guarulhos airport in Sao Paulo, the team transferred to their hotel on Paulista Avenue. The USA team will be training at [...]

Jun 092014
 
Mauritania : AU Electoral Observation Mission

AUC Chairperson Approves the Deployment of an African Union Electoral Observation Mission to June 21, 2014 Presidential Election in Mauritania ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission has approved the deployment of an African Union Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) to the Islamic Republic of Mauritania’s [...]

Jun 092014
 
Conference on better trade opportunities in Somalia

  STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 10 June 2014, the Government will arrange the ‘Conference on Somali Business Opportunities’ in Stockholm. Increasing investment, in which the Somali diaspora plays an important part, has strengthened interest and confidence in the region among foreign investors. The Swedish Government, together with Business Sweden, [...]

Jun 092014
 
Somalia : UN appeals for end to hostilities in Lower Shabelle

UN Special Representative for Somalia appeals for end to hostilities in Lower Shabelle MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, expressed his deep concern as clan-based militias clashed in Lower Shabelle region of southern Somalia resulting in a number of casualties. [...]

Jun 092014
 
Fisheries: Urgent action needed on overfishing, pollution and climate change / FAO Director-General at Committee on Fisheries says sustainable fisheries and aquaculture crucial to food security and nutrition

ROME, Italy, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva opened a meeting of the world’s only inter-governmental forum on fisheries and aquaculture issues, calling for urgent action to address climate change and other threats to sustainable fisheries and fish stocks. FAO’s Committee on Fisheries (COFI) opened its 9-13 June [...]

Jun 092014
 
Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania) Plc Announces Launch of Initial Public Offer Prospectus (“IPO”)

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania) Plc (http://www.swala-energy.co.tz) today announced the launch of its Initial Public Offer Prospectus (“IPO”) of 9,600,000 ordinary shares. The company will be selling each share at the price of Tanzanian Shillings 500 from June 9th 2014 to 4th July 2014. [...]

Jun 092014
 
Launch of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) to be held 19-21 November in Rome to address hunger and malnutrition

ROME, Italy, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — PRESS CONFERENCE 12 June 2014 Figures paint a stark picture: 842 million people undernourished; about 45 percent of 6.9 million child deaths linked to malnutrition, obesity on the rise in many countries. Despite great strides made in some countries since the first international conference on nutrition [...]

Jun 092014
 
Condolence message : Ma Epainette Mbeki

Condolence Message on the Death of the Mother of Former President Thabo Mbeki ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has expressed her condolence to the Mbeki family following the death of Ma Epainette Mbeki,a South African liberation icon and [...]

Jun 092014
 
Somalia release of MV Albedo hostages

UN Envoy for Somalia welcomes release of hostages, calls for all remaining captives to be released MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay welcomed the release today of 11 crew members of the ship MV Albedo, held hostage since November 2010, [...]