May 222014
 
Somalia : AU calls for donor support towards Puntland

AU Special Representative calls for donor support towards Puntland’s priorities and development goals ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Mahamet Saleh Annadif has called on partners and the donor community to support the Puntland State in [...]

May 222014
 
Ethiopia : 50th Anniversary festivities - Closing events

  50th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVITIES: PROGRAM FOR YEAR LONG CLOSING EVENTS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa Re-imagination Creative Hub (ARCH):   Developing the Identity, Heritage, Arts and Culture Chapter for Agenda 2063   INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES     When: 21 – 25 May 2014   Where: African Union Conference [...]

May 222014
 
Ethiopia : 50th Anniversary festivities

50th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVITIES / AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES     When: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 May 2014 The format of the football match tournament is as follows:  For the qualifying stage-with 8 teams in total i.e 4 games [...]

May 222014
 
AUC Chairperson attends AfDB Annual Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda

AUC Chairperson attends AfDB Annual Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma arrives in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday 21 May 2014, to participate in the 49th annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) holding in [...]

May 222014
 
Africa Re-imagined / Developing the Identity, Heritage, Arts and Culture Agenda

Africa Re-imagined / Developing the Identity, Heritage, Arts and Culture Agenda ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa Re-imagined / Developing the Identity, Heritage, Arts and Culture Agenda   Venue: African Union Conference Centre, Old Plenary Hall 09H00 – 17H00 daily   From May 20th to the 25th the AU is [...]

May 222014
 
The AU strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Jos, Nigeria

The African Union strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Jos, Nigeria ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, strongly condemns the abhorrent terrorist twin bombings which took place yesterday, 20 May 2014, in a market place in the central [...]

May 222014
 
South Sudan : Further six million euros in humanitarian aid

Foreign Minister Steinmeier announces a further six million euros in humanitarian aid for South Sudan BERLIN, Germany, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Commenting on the donor conference for South Sudan in Oslo, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement today (20 May): The donor conference for South Sudan comes at a critical [...]

May 222014
 
Symposium Brings African Militaries, Journalists Together

Symposium Brings African Militaries, Journalists Together to Share Best Practices GARMISCH, Germany, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — More than 60 journalists and military public affairs from Africa officers gathered during a week-long Public Affairs and Media Symposium hosted by the U.S. Africa Command Public Affairs Office in Garmisch, Germany, May 12-16, 2014.   [...]

May 222014
 
Yahsat Awarded Satcom Africa Satellite Operator of the Year for 2014

Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Yahsat (http://www.yahsat.ae), the Middle East’s leading satellite service provider, took home the highly coveted SatCom Star Award for “Satellite Operator of the Year” on their first submission for the award. Yahsat had won the “Most Innovative Product/Service for Africa” for two consecutive years in 2012 [...]

May 222014
 
Africa prioritizes infrastructure to modernize the continent

  Africa prioritizes infrastructure to modernize the continent – Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has said that Africa is prioritizing infrastructural development to speed up the modernization of the continent. She was speaking in [...]

May 222014
 
5th meeting HISS of countries of the Sahelo-Saharan region

5th meeting of the Heads of Intelligence and Security Services of the countries of the Sahelo-Saharan region, 19-20 may 2014, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Operational conclusions   1. The 5th meeting of the Heads of Intelligence and Security Services (HISS) of the countries of the Sahelo-Saharan region [...]