Jul 182014
 
Google+ Hangout: Young African Leaders

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Remarks Evan Ryan Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Dana Hughes, ABC News Digital Reporter Washington, DC July 15, 2014 This video is available with captions on YouTube. MS. HUGHES: Good afternoon, or evening if you’re joining [...]

Jul 172014
 
Chinese innovation boosts African environmental leadership in multi-million dollar south-south partnership

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Hundreds trained in cost-saving sustainable land management, rainwater harvesting and dryland agriculture in major China-Africa initiative Who: Chen Linhao, Deputy Director General, Department of International Cooperation, Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology Mounkaila Goumandakoye, Director, Regional Office for Africa, UNEP Philip Gichuki, Managing Director, Nairobi Water [...]

Jul 172014
 
KEY AFRICAN MINISTERS MEETING IS HELD TO CHART THE WAY FROWARD ON INFRASTRUCTURE AND INTEGRATION

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — African ministers in charge of integration are meeting in Ezulwini, Swaziland from 17 to 18th July under the theme, infrastructure and integration in Africa. They were joined at their opening session today by the Right Honourable Dr Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini, the Prime Minister of the [...]

Jul 172014
 
ArKay Beverages Inc. is Inviting African Wealthy Individuals to Invest in the USA and Obtain their US Green Card

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — ArKay Beverages Inc. (http://shop.arkaybeverages.com), the world’s first maker of alcohol free liquors, is inviting African wealthy individuals to invest in the USA in a new concept of ArKay Non Alcoholic Bar & Lounge that will serve food and non-alcoholic cocktails during the day and transform itself [...]

Jul 172014
 
Philips revitalizes historic Black Star Monument in Accra with spectacular digital LED illumination

ACCRA, Ghana, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — • 21st century LED Technology beautifies city icon as part of the Cairo to Cape Town Roadshow • The Ghanaian “Black Star Monument” is latest in line-up of historic city monuments lit by Philips in Africa Royal Philips (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) (http://www.philips.com/africaroadshow), the global leader [...]

Jul 172014
 
Viettel's Telecommunications Joint Venture in Mozambique – Movitel, SA Presented With Mobile Innovations Awards

MAPUTO, Mozambique, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Movitel, SA (http://movitel.co.mz/en) – a joint venture between Vietnamese telecommunications group Viettel (http://www.vietteltelecom.vn) and Mozambique’s SPI company – has just dramatically won the “Best Mobile Innovation Award” in the Mobile Innovations Awards 2014, becoming the first and the only operator in Africa to win 3 prestigious [...]

Jul 172014
 
AUC CHAIRPERSON STATEMENT ON THE ISRAELI AGGRESSION AGAINST GAZA

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has been following with concern developments in the Palestine and Israel, in the context of Africa’s ongoing solidarity with the struggles of the Palestinian people for self-determination. The Chairperson deplores the recent outbreak of hostilities [...]

Jul 172014
 

BANGUI, Central African Republic, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Crisis in Central African Republic Is Far from Over – Thousands Still trapped in Enclaves, Chad Border Closed, and Massive Gaps in Aid for Central African Refugees A retrospective mortality study conducted by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) [...]

Jul 172014
 
EMERGENCY RELIEFCOORDINATOR AND UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS, VALERIE AMOS STATEMENT TO THE PRESS SECURITY COUNCIL BRIEFING ON SUDAN/SOUTH SUDAN

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Checked against delivery I have just briefed the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Sudan and South Sudan, which continues to deteriorate for hundreds of thousands of people in both countries. It is more than two years since the Council adopted resolution 2046 in May [...]

Jul 172014
 
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS BABACAR GAYE OF SENEGAL SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointment of Babacar Gaye of Senegal as his Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). MINUSCA was established by Security Council resolution 2149 (2014) of 10 April [...]

Jul 172014
 
IMF Executive Board Approves Three-Year Policy Support Instrument for Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a new three-year Policy Support Instrument (PSI) for Tanzania.1 The IMF recently concluded the final review of the country’s economic performance under a Standby Credit Facility (SCF) arrangement (See Press Release 14/182), together [...]