Aug 062014
 
UNAMID Joint Special Representative to hold press conference in Khartoum

KHARTOUM, Sudan, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UNAMID Joint Special Representative to hold press conference in Khartoum 11 August 2014, 11:00 am UNDP Headquarters Gama’a Street in Khartoum The Joint Special Representative (JSR) of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, will be holding a press conference on Monday, [...]

Aug 062014
 
Assisted Departure of British Nationals from Libya

LONDON, United-Kingdom, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The FCO has helped more British Nationals to leave Libya as the security situation continues to get worse. HMS Enterprise, a Royal Navy ship carrying out routine survey work in the Mediterranean, left Tripoli on 5 August 2014 carrying 93 eligible persons. This was the second [...]

Aug 062014
 
Minister Sherlock announces €120,000 additional funding to fight the spread of Ebola in West Africa

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion and North South Co-operation, Sean Sherlock, TD, today expressed his increasing concern at the continued spread of Ebola in West Africa and announced additional funding to help combat the disease. Announcing the funding, Minister Sherlock said: “The continued spread [...]

Aug 062014
 
Expected Attendees at Tonight's U.S.–Africa Leaders Summit Dinner

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight’s White House Dinner on the occasion of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Additional details about the Summit Dinner are available HERE. THE PRESIDENT and MRS. OBAMA His Excellency Mohamed Abdulaziz, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, State of [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks by the President at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Washington, D.C. 3:20 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Thank you. Please be seated. Well, good afternoon, everybody. To Mayor Bloomberg, thank you — not only for the kind introduction, but to Bloomberg Philanthropies as our co-host, and for the great work [...]

Aug 062014
 
Iniciativa "Power Africa" ganha força por toda a África

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — O Standard Bank Group (http://www.standardbank.com), o maior emprestador em ativos de África, renovou o seu compromisso com a iniciativa “Power Africa”, um projeto com múltiplos intervenientes promovido pelo presidente norte-americano, Barack Obama, que visa duplicar o acesso a energia em África, acelerando significativamente o investimento no [...]

Aug 062014
 
Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Vice President Biden met with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa today, on the sidelines of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The Vice President and the President spoke about the significance of the Summit and the importance of U.S. engagement with African countries. In support of economic growth, [...]

Aug 062014
 
Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Vice President Biden welcomed President Goodluck Jonathan of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the White House today on the margins of the historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Vice President Biden and President Jonathan agreed that Nigeria and the United States would work together to urgently contain the [...]

Aug 062014
 
Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Vice President Biden welcomed President Goodluck Jonathan of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the White House today on the margins of the historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Vice President Biden and President Jonathan agreed that Nigeria and the United States would work together to urgently contain the [...]

Aug 062014
 
Momentum gathering in Power Africa initiative across Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Standard Bank Group (http://www.standardbank.com), Africa’s largest lender by assets, has renewed its commitment to the Power Africa Initiative, a multi-stakeholder project driven by US President Barack Obama, which aims to double access to power in Africa by significantly accelerating investment in the sector over the next [...]

Aug 062014
 
Readout of Vice President Biden's Meeting with President Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — This afternoon, Vice President Biden met with President Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia. The Vice President thanked the President for Tunisia’s assistance in relocating U.S. personnel from Libya and offered his condolences for Tunisian soldiers who died fighting terrorists on July 16th. The Vice President underscored the United [...]

Aug 062014
 
Remarks With South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Before Their Meeting

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Treaty Room Washington, DC August 5, 2014 SECRETARY KERRY: It’s my pleasure to welcome President Kiir of South Sudan. The president and I have visited many times there and here, and I’ve had the privilege of being with him at the [...]