Aug 082014
 
London Diaspora Dialogue Aims to Build Somalia's Capacity

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Somalia faces major human resource gaps as it attempts to move forward and achieve the reconstruction and peace-building objectives set out in its Vision 2016 initiative. The Somali diaspora present a unique reserve of experts with skills and professional experience combined with local knowledge of their [...]

Aug 082014
 
IOM Conducts Biometric Registration of Displaced in Juba Civilian Protection Sites

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Since the crisis began in South Sudan in December 2013, over 1.1 million people have been displaced from their homes. Over 95,000 of them are sheltering in UN Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites throughout the country, where they are provided with humanitarian assistance. The IOM Displacement [...]

Aug 082014
 
IOM Conducts Biometric Registration of Displaced in Juba Civilian Protection Sites

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Since the crisis began in South Sudan in December 2013, over 1.1 million people have been displaced from their homes. Over 95,000 of them are sheltering in UN Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites throughout the country, where they are provided with humanitarian assistance. The IOM Displacement [...]

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Aug 082014
 
IOM Conducts Biometric Registration of Displaced in Juba Civilian Protection Sites

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Since the crisis began in South Sudan in December 2013, over 1.1 million people have been displaced from their homes. Over 95,000 of them are sheltering in UN Protection of Civilian (PoC) sites throughout the country, where they are provided with humanitarian assistance. The IOM Displacement [...]

Aug 082014
 
World must act now to avert a humanitarian disaster in Somalia – UN expert appeals for famine relief funds

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations human rights expert Bahame Tom Nyanduga urges the international community to act now to avert a looming humanitarian disaster in Somalia. The new Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia calls on donors to respond to the humanitarian appeal launched by [...]

Aug 082014
 
Gemalto to acquire SafeNet, the worldwide leader in data and software protection

DUBAI, UAE, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — • This acquisition makes Gemalto the reference in cloud data, software and transaction security adding core network data protection technologies to its authentication offerings that protect the edge of the network • The purchase price of US$890 million will be financed by available cash and existing [...]

Aug 082014
 
WHO Statement on the Meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee Regarding the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The first meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) [IHR (2005)] regarding the 2014 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD, or “Ebola”) outbreak in West Africa was held by teleconference on Wednesday, 6 August 2014 from 13:00 to 17:30 and [...]

Aug 082014
 
Anniversary of Attacks in Kenya and Tanzania

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC August 7, 2014 Today marks the 16th anniversary of the cowardly terrorist attacks on the U.S. Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, that killed over 200 and wounded thousands more. We commemorate those who were [...]

Aug 082014
 
U.S. Orders Departure of Eligible Family Members from Liberia; Sending Additional Disease Specialists to Assist

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 7, 2014 At the recommendation of the U.S. Embassy in Liberia, the State Department today ordered the departure from Monrovia of all eligible family members (EFMs) not employed by post in the coming [...]

Aug 082014
 
Canada Reaffirms MNCH commitment to Nigeria / Canada's leadership in MNCH will help improve health and nutrition in Nigeria

OTTAWA, Canada, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, hosted a round table along with Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo and Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure and Communities, as well as with local stakeholders, to discuss the [...]

Aug 082014
 
Cote d'Ivoire's National Day

WASHINGTON, August 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC August 7, 2014 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Cote d’Ivoire as you celebrate your national independence on August 7. Our two nations have been partners since [...]