Jul 242014
 
Obhrai Statement on Ramadan Bombings in Nigeria

OTTAWA, Canada, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement: “Canada condemns in the strongest terms the two terrorist attacks in Nigeria’s Kaduna region, which killed at least 82 innocent victims. “These cowardly acts [...]

Jul 242014
 
Canada Providing Humanitarian Funding to Support UNICEF in Somalia / Canada's support is improving health, well-being and protection of children, women and their families in Somalia

OTTAWA, Canada, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood-Port Kells, announced humanitarian assistance funding to support the efforts of UNICEF in Somalia. The support will help improve the health, well-being and protection of [...]

Jul 242014
 
ETHIOPIA SETTING THE HIGHEST HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS BUT THE REST OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST SHOULDER THEIR SHARE OF THE BURDEN

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — John Ging, Operations Director for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, says that more must be done to support the Government of Ethiopia in hosting the large influx of those fleeing violence and possible famine in South Sudan. 180,000 South Sudanese refugees have poured [...]

Jul 242014
 
ETHIOPIA SETTING THE HIGHEST HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS BUT THE REST OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST SHOULDER THEIR SHARE OF THE BURDEN

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — John Ging, Operations Director for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, says that more must be done to support the Government of Ethiopia in hosting the large influx of those fleeing violence and possible famine in South Sudan. 180,000 South Sudanese refugees have poured [...]

Jul 232014
 

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ —  as part of its ongoing commitment to encouraging recycling of mobile devices, launched in 2005, Orange promotes the creation of partnerships in Africa that aim to support the implementation of local initiatives  140 tonnes of waste have been processed and 30 jobs created [...]

Jul 232014
 
Greater efforts needed to protect MPs in Somalia, IPU says

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called for greater efforts to protect MPs in Somalia after the assassination of Saado Ali Warsame, the fourth parliamentarian killed this year by militants in the African country. Warsame was also a popular singer of Somali folk music. She and her [...]

Jul 232014
 
La FIFA apoya la lucha de Sierra Leona contra el amaño de partidos

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — La FIFA se ha comprometido a apoyar la lucha de Sierra Leona contra el amaño de partidos. La Presidenta de la Asociación de Fútbol de Sierra Leona (AFSL), Isha Johansen, se reunió en la sede de la FIFA con el Presidente Blatter, el Secretario General Jérôme [...]

Jul 232014
 
FIFA supports Sierra Leone in fight against match manipulation

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FIFA will support Sierra Leone in the fight against match manipulation. The President of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) Isha Johansen visited the Home of FIFA to meet with FIFA President Blatter, FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and representatives from FIFA’s Security Division and Disciplinary [...]