Jul 182014
 
Displaced People in Bangui Sites “Most Vulnerable”: IOM CAR Intention Return Survey

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM’s 6th return intention survey of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Bangui, Central African Republic indicates a continuing decrease in the number of people intending to return home and a continuing struggle to meet daily needs. The return intention survey was based on interviews with 601 [...]

Jul 182014
 
Canada Supports Egypt's Role in Brokering Gaza Ceasefire

OTTAWA, Canada, July 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement following Hamas’s rejection of Egypt’s ceasefire proposal and Israel’s initiation of a ground operation in the Gaza Strip: “Canada stands by Israel’s right to defend itself, by itself. Israel will be forced to continue defending itself [...]

Jul 182014
 
Obhrai Comments on Terrorist Attack in Tunisia

OTTAWA, Canada, July 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement following reports of a terrorist attack in Tunisia: “On behalf of all Canadians, I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to those who lost [...]

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) [...]