Jul 172014
 
ArKay Beverages Inc. is Inviting African Wealthy Individuals to Invest in the USA and Obtain their US Green Card

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — ArKay Beverages Inc. (http://shop.arkaybeverages.com), the world’s first maker of alcohol free liquors, is inviting African wealthy individuals to invest in the USA in a new concept of ArKay Non Alcoholic Bar & Lounge that will serve food and non-alcoholic cocktails during the day and transform itself [...]

Jul 172014
 
Philips revitalizes historic Black Star Monument in Accra with spectacular digital LED illumination

ACCRA, Ghana, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — • 21st century LED Technology beautifies city icon as part of the Cairo to Cape Town Roadshow • The Ghanaian “Black Star Monument” is latest in line-up of historic city monuments lit by Philips in Africa Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) (http://www.philips.com/africaroadshow), the global leader [...]

Jul 172014
 
Viettel's Telecommunications Joint Venture in Mozambique – Movitel, SA Presented With Mobile Innovations Awards

MAPUTO, Mozambique, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Movitel, SA (http://movitel.co.mz/en) – a joint venture between Vietnamese telecommunications group Viettel (http://www.vietteltelecom.vn) and Mozambique’s SPI company – has just dramatically won the “Best Mobile Innovation Award” in the Mobile Innovations Awards 2014, becoming the first and the only operator in Africa to win 3 prestigious [...]

Jul 172014
 
AUC CHAIRPERSON STATEMENT ON THE ISRAELI AGGRESSION AGAINST GAZA

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has been following with concern developments in the Palestine and Israel, in the context of Africa’s ongoing solidarity with the struggles of the Palestinian people for self-determination. The Chairperson deplores the recent outbreak of hostilities [...]

Jul 172014
 

BANGUI, Central African Republic, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Crisis in Central African Republic Is Far from Over – Thousands Still trapped in Enclaves, Chad Border Closed, and Massive Gaps in Aid for Central African Refugees A retrospective mortality study conducted by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) [...]

Jul 172014
 
EMERGENCY RELIEFCOORDINATOR AND UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS, VALERIE AMOS STATEMENT TO THE PRESS SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING ON SUDAN/SOUTH SUDAN

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Checked against delivery I have just briefed the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Sudan and South Sudan, which continues to deteriorate for hundreds of thousands of people in both countries. It is more than two years since the Council adopted resolution 2046 in May [...]

Jul 172014
 
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS BABACAR GAYE OF SENEGAL SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Babacar Gaye of Senegal as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). MINUSCA was established by Security Council resolution 2149 (2014) of 10 April [...]

Jul 172014
 
IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year Policy Support Instrument for Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a new three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Tanzania.1 The IMF recently concluded the final review of the country’s economic performance under a Standby Credit Facility (SCF) arrangement (See Press Release 14/182), together [...]

Jul 172014
 
IMF Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Tunisia on the Fourth Review of the Stand-By Arrangement

TUNIS, Tunisia, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Amine Mati, visited Tunis during June 10–24, 2014 to conduct discussions on the fourth review of Tunisia’s economic performance under the 24-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) approved by the IMF Executive Board on June 7, 2013. [...]

Jul 162014
 
AUC Chairperson joins meeting of African Ministers of Integration in Swaziland

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African Union Commission Chairperson, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has arrived in Ezulwini, Swaziland to participate in the Seventh Conference of African Ministers in charge of integration (COMAIV11), being held under the theme, infrastructure and integration in Africa. She was met on arrival by the [...]

Jul 162014
 
Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kishi to Visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Palestine and Turkey

TOKYO, Japan, July 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Nobuo Kishi will visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel, the Palestine and Turkey from July 19 to July 26. 2.Mr.Kishi, in his visit to Cairo, capital of Egypt, between July 19 and July 20, will hold discussions with Egyptian government officials. [...]