Jun 192014
 
Minister Fast Visits Companies Financed Through Développement international Desjardins in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, visits the premises of Koyenga and GSC International, two companies financed through Développement international Desjardins [Desjardins international development] (DID) as part of its development work in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. DID employs approximately 200 people on projects in 20 [...]

Jun 192014
 

JUBA, South Sudan, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Preventable diseases and severe acute malnutrition are causing an alarming number of deaths among the estimated 45,000 people taking refuge at a UN base in Bentiu, South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today, calling for a rapid increase in water supplies, hygiene [...]

Jun 192014
 
"It's Not Just The Size Of Your Mineshaft That Matters" - Op-ed by Amanda Jane Wilde*, Managing Director & Company Guardian of Umsinsi Health Care

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Op-ed by Amanda Jane Wilde*, Managing Director & Company Guardian of Umsinsi Health Care (http://www.umsinsihealth.com): With President Zuma’s State of the Nation address declaring strongly that the time has come to tackle poverty, inequality and unemployment, and the recent downgrade of our outlook to “negative” by [...]

Jun 192014
 
Further growth expected in Africa's hospitality sector in the next five years, according to PwC report

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Despite South Africa’s economy facing headwinds, the hospitality sector is poised for further growth in the next five years in the wake of a number of inbound travellers into the African continent, according to a report issued by PwC today (http://www.pwc.com). For more information on the [...]

Jun 192014
 
Statement by European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs following the signing of the National Indicative Programmes with 16 ACP countries

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “This signing of National Indicative Programmes with 16 partner countries, at the EU-ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific countries) Joint Council of Ministers in Kenya, marks the official go-ahead for the future of EU aid in these countries1. These documents lay down the priorities for [...]

Jun 192014
 
Statement by European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs following the signing of the National Indicative Programmes with 16 ACP countries

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “This signing of National Indicative Programmes with 16 partner countries, at the EU-ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific countries) Joint Council of Ministers in Kenya, marks the official go-ahead for the future of EU aid in these countries1. These documents lay down the priorities for [...]

Jun 192014
 
Global E-Tailing 2025: eCommerce and logistics set for growth in Sub Saharan Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Over the next 10 years, online retail will continue to gain popularity in both developed and emerging markets and as a result, logistics companies are set to play a key role in providing vital supply chain management solutions that are able to evolve with consumers’ changing [...]

Jun 192014
 
Global E-Tailing 2025: eCommerce and logistics set for growth in Sub Saharan Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Over the next 10 years, online retail will continue to gain popularity in both developed and emerging markets and as a result, logistics companies are set to play a key role in providing vital supply chain management solutions that are able to evolve with consumers’ changing [...]

Jun 192014
 
442nd PSC meeting on the situation in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the implementation status of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework for the DRC and the Region

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 442nd meeting, held on 17 June 2014, received a briefing on the situation in the East of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the implementation status of the Peace, Security and [...]

Jun 192014
 
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 442nd meeting, held on the situation in Guinea-Bissau

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 442nd meeting, held on 17 June 2014, adopted the following decision on the situation in Guinea-Bissau Council, 1. Takes note of the report of the Chairperson of the Commission on the situation in [...]

Jun 192014
 
The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 442nd meeting on the situation in the Arab Republic of Egypt

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 442nd meeting held on 17 June 2014, adopted the following decision on the situation in the Arab Republic of Egypt: Council, 1. Takes note of the final report of the AU High-Level Panel [...]

Jun 192014
 
AU Peace and Security Commissioner concludes visit to Burundi

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, June 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, concluded a working visit to the Republic of Burundi on 16 June 2014, during which he discussed the political and security situation in the country with President Pierre Nkurunziza. The Commissioner underlined the [...]