Jun 032014
 
Tripartite Committee Meeting on International Support to Sudan and South Sudan

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Tripartite Committee (TC) for the Joint Approach to the International Community concluded a meeting in Addis Ababa on 03 June 2014. The Tripartite Committee was established within the framework of the Agreement on Certain Economic Matters [ACEM] under the September 2012 Cooperation Agreement signed [...]

Jun 032014
 
UN Envoy for Somalia pledges support, calls on Somalis to unite for progress

MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Speaking at an event to mark the first anniversary since the launch of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, pledged the UN’s continued support for Somalia and called on Somalis to step [...]

Jun 032014
 

BANGUI, Central African Republic, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has just evacuated a number of staff members from the city of Ndélé in the North of Central African Republic (CAR) following fresh attacks on its staff and facilities. Around 1:30 in the morning [...]

Jun 032014
 
Symposium to initiate inclusive phase of IGAD-led Peace Talks for South Sudan to convene in Addis Ababa, 5-7 June 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As part of the ongoing IGAD-led Mediation Process for South Sudan, a multi-stakeholder symposium will be held at the African Union Commission premises in Addis Ababa from 5-7 June 2014. The symposium is expected to bring together up to 150 representatives of South Sudanese society, [...]

Jun 032014
 
Local businesses should capitalize on Africa's rising opportunities, says DHL

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Due to Africa being home to seven of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world(1), the continent is fast becoming top of mind for many global businesses. According to Sumesh Rahavendra, Head of Marketing for DHL Express Sub-Saharan (SSA) (http://www.dpdhl.com), while the growing interest from [...]

Jun 032014
 
Joint statement by the Special Envoys for the Great Lakes on their visit to Burundi

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region Mary Robinson, U.S. Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Russ Feingold, Special Representative of the African Union for Burundi and the Great Lakes Region Boubacar Diarra, [...]

Jun 032014
 
IOM Receives New Ethiopian Diaspora Donation through USAIM

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The US Association of International Migration (USAIM), IOM’s non profit partner in the United States, has received another donation of USD 50,000 from the Ethiopian diaspora. Since the beginning of the year, the Global Alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia has contributed USD [...]

Jun 032014
 
Immigration Officers Trained to Register Migrants in Western Tanzania

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Tanzania is training a group of 40 Tanzanian immigration officials on the use of a biometric registration system recently created by IOM, in close cooperation with the Tanzanian Immigration Services Department. The system will be used for a planned registration of migrants in Western Tanzania. [...]

Jun 032014
 
Statement of Mr. Ali Al-Za'tari, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, and Mr. Mohammed Adar, UNHCR Representative in Sudan on South Sudan Refugees in Sudan

KHARTOUM, Sudan, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations welcomes the reaffirmation made by the Government of Sudan at the Oslo Humanitarian Pledging Conference for South Sudan on 20 May to maintain its borders open to South Sudanese fleeing violence and insecurity in their country. We commend and appreciate that Sudan has [...]

Jun 032014
 
Breakbulk Workshops in Dar es Salaam & Nairobi Provide Unmatched Opportunities for Professional Formation

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, June 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Hundreds of logisticians will take part in the East African Breakbulk Workshop Series (http://www.breakbulk.com) which will deliver invaluable opportunities for professional formation via the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management. The Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management is globally renowned and ISO-accredited. [...]