Apr 262014
 
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS LAURENCE D. WOHLERS OF UNITED STATES DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

NEW YORK, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Laurence D. Wohlers of the United States as Deputy Special Representative (Political) for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).   Mr. Wohlers has extensive experience in international affairs, specializing [...]

Apr 262014
 
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS AURÉLIEN AGBÉNONCI OF BENIN DEPUTY SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE AND RESIDENT COORDINATOR FOR CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

NEW YORK, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Aurélien Agbénonci of Benin as Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).   Mr. Agbénonci will also serve as United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations [...]

Apr 262014
 
IMF Executive Board Concludes Third Review of an Arrangement Under the Standby Credit Facility with Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today concluded the third and final review of an arrangement under the Standby Credit Facility (SCF)1 with Tanzania. The SCF was approved in July 2012 (see Press Release No. 12/252). In February 2013, the authorities [...]

Apr 262014
 
IMF Executive Board Completes Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement for Tunisia and Approves US$225 Million Disbursement

TUNIS, Tunisia, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the third review of Tunisia’s economic performance under a 24-month program supported by a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA). The completion of the review enables an immediate disbursement of SDR 145.08 million (about US$225 million), bringing total [...]

Apr 262014
 
On the Occasion of the United Republic of Tanzania's Union Day

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC April 25, 2014   On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the citizens of Tanzania as you commemorate 50 years since the unification of Tanganyika and Zanzibar into the United Republic of Tanzania.   [...]

Apr 252014
 
Reforming Fossil Fuel Subsidies for an Inclusive Green Economy / Experts from UNEP, IMF, GIZ and Others Available for One-on-One Interviews

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reforming Fossil Fuel Subsidies for an Inclusive Green Economy / Experts from UNEP, IMF, GIZ and Others Available for One-on-One Interviews What: Workshop on Reforming Fossil Fuel Subsidies for an Inclusive Green Economy, 2014 When: Monday, 28 April 9:00 a.m. – Tuesday, 29 April 16:30 p.m. [...]

Apr 252014
 
Indigo Publications 2013 results: Strong profitability driven by digital development

PARIS, France, April 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In 2013, Indigo Publications (http://www.indigopublications.fr) registered its 11th consecutive year of growth and profit. Its turnover increased 7.4% to €3.4 million and its operating result rose 25% to €535,000. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/indigo-en.jpg These good results confirm the group’s excellent health and the durability of its economic model, [...]

Apr 252014
 
UK / FCO Minister comments on Guinea-Bissau election results

LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FCO Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds welcomes results of the first democratic elections in Guinea-Bissau since the 2012 coup.   On 23 April Guinea-Bissau announced the official results of the Presidential and legislative elections held on 13 April. The outcome of the Presidential election will now [...]