May 302014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Following the recent upsurge in violence in Bangui over the past few days, the International Committee of the Red Cross calls on all sides to respect the right to life of all civilians, including the sick and wounded. “We are very worried about the current situation [...]

May 302014
 
Official Launch of the Common African Position on the Post 2015 Development

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Journalists are invited to take part in a press conference following the official launch of the Common African Position on the Post 2015 Development scheduled to take place on 3rd June 2014 at the Conference Center of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The [...]

May 302014
 
Canada Encouraged by Conduct of Egyptian Vote

OTTAWA, Canada, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement regarding the presidential election in Egypt: “The conclusion of voting in Egypt’s presidential election is a key step along Egypt’s path to democracy. “We are encouraged by early reports that the overall security situation was peaceful [...]

May 302014
 
Hilde F. Johnson To Complete Her Term As SRSG in July

JUBA, South Sudan, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for South Sudan, Hilde F. Johnson, met with the President of the Republic of South Sudan, H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit, earlier this morning and delivered the following statement to members of the news media at the conclusion of [...]

May 302014
 
IOM Screens over 347,000 for TB in Western Ghana

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A landmark health screening project will close today (30/5) in Western Ghana. IOM’s TB REACH project, implemented by the Ghana Health Service and the IOM Migration Health Unit, was launched a year ago to intensify tuberculosis (TB) detection among refugees and host communities, miners and mining [...]

May 302014
 
IOM Condemns Attack on IDPs and Continuing Violence in Bangui

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The situation in Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) took a turn for the worse on Wednesday: unconfirmed reports put at 15 the number of people killed and dozens wounded in an attack on displaced persons taking shelter at Notre Dame de Fatima Church. Director General of [...]

May 302014
 
Orca Exploration Group Inc. announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2014

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or “the Company”) (http://www.orcaexploration.com) announces its results for the quarter ended 31 March 2014. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/orca.png Please find today’s press release at the attached links: News Release: http://www.orcaexploration.com/pdfs/2014_ORCA_Q1_release.pdf Report pdf: http://www.orcaexploration.com/pdfs/2014_ORCA_Q1.pdf http://www.orcaexploration.com/news.asp http://www.orcaexploration.com/investor.aspx Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) [...]

May 302014
 
The AU Special Representative in Central African Republic condemns attacks against MISCA soldiers

BANGUI, Central African Republic, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU) and Head of the African-led International Mission of Support in the Central African Republic (MISCA), General Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko, notes with concern the increasing attacks against MISCA forces. During the [...]

May 292014
 
Sport tournaments to mark closing of the Golden Jubilee of the OAU/AU

  Sport tournaments to mark closing of the Golden Jubilee of the OAU/AU ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — To supplement the “Grand” closing ceremony of the year long activities of the 50th anniversary of the OAU/AU (25 May 2013 – 25 May 2014), the African Union Commission conducted series of [...]

May 292014
 
Historic Africa-wide Campaign to end child marriage in Africa launched

  Historic Africa-wide Campaign to end child marriage in Africa launched / Child marriage cannot be left unaddressed; we cannot let it go unchallenged ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — We cannot down play or neglect the harmful practice of child marriage as it has long term and devastating effects on [...]

May 292014
 
African Nuclear-Weapon-free zone Treaty

The Third Conference of States Parties to the African Nuclear-Weapon-free zone Treaty opens today in Addis Ababa ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Third Conference of States Parties to the African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty, also known as the Treaty of Pelindaba, opened today at the AU Headquarters. The Conference will [...]

May 292014
 
AU Commission to tackle Ethics and Integrity in Customs Administrations

African Union Commission to tackle Ethics and Integrity in Customs Administrations ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission’s seminar on Integrity and Ethics in Customs administrations kicked off on 28 May 2014 in Kigali, Rwanda. Organized by the Department of Trade and Industry in collaboration with the Rwanda [...]