Apr 072014
 
Obhrai Attends Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide

OTTAWA, Canada, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, is visiting Kigali from April 6 to 8 to represent Canada at ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda and honouring its victims. “As we gather [...]

Apr 072014
 
The African Union welcomes the launching of the SPLM Intra-Party Dialogue Forum

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the launching, yesterday, in Addis Ababa, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn of Ethiopia, Chairperson of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) [...]

Apr 072014
 
Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the start of the genocide in Rwanda

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The European Union joins the Republic of Rwanda and the people of Rwanda in solemn commemoration of the 20thanniversary of the genocide of 1994 and of the horror inflicted upon more than 800,000 defenceless men, women and children who perished in one of the [...]

Apr 072014
 
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Twenty years after the beginning of the genocide in Rwanda, the horror has not diminished. As a former judge for over eight years on the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), I am still haunted by the testimony I heard from victims and witnesses, of the [...]

Apr 072014
 
Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit to The Gambia

BANJUL, Gambia, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, visited Banjul during March 25 – April 4, 2014. The mission assessed the authorities’ progress in implementing policies during the first quarter of 2014 to bring their reform program back on track. The program [...]

Apr 072014
 
Sidel Supports Africa's Rapidly Growing Beverage Markets

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In line with its commitment to Africa’s rapidly growing markets, Sidel (http://www.sidel.com), a global provider of liquid packaging solutions, will participate in Juice Africa 2014 (http://www.juiceafrica.agraevents.com), the continent’s only gathering dedicated solely to Africa’s juice segment. The event, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa [...]

Apr 072014
 
Novartis and Malaria No More provide two million antimalarial treatments to children in Zambia

BASEL, Switzerland, April 7, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — • One million antimalarial treatments donated by Novartis, matching one million treatments funded through Malaria No More’s Power of One campaign • Power of One enables the public to fund malaria tests and treatments for children in Africa through online and mobile technology • Today marks [...]

Apr 042014
 
Cooperative Arrangement on GMES[1] and Africa signed by the European Commission and the African Union Commission in the margins of the 4th EU-Africa Summit

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — H.E. Dr. Martial De Paul Ikounga Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology signed a GMES and Africa Cooperative Arrangement Statement with his counterparts from the European Commission Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, and Andris Piebalgs, Member [...]

Apr 042014
 
A senda de sucesso da DHL Africa continua em 2014

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Depois de ganhar vários prémios pelo seu trabalho em África em 2013, a DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com) foi uma vez mais reconhecida por vários feitos na região, destacando o seu continuado investimento e compromisso para com o desenvolvimento e melhoria do serviço ao cliente e talento humano [...]

Apr 042014
 
DHL Africa's success streak continues in 2014

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Having won multiple awards for its work in Africa in 2013, DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com) has once again been recognized for various achievements in the region, highlighting its continued investment and commitment to developing and improving customer service and human talent across the continent. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/dhl_logo2.jpg Photo [...]

Apr 042014
 
Japan Backs Voluntary Return of Former Angolan Refugees

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM Angola has received USD 1 million from the Government of Japan to facilitate the safe voluntary return of at least 1,950 Angolans from neighbouring countries to their places of origin in Angola. The nine-month project will be implemented in close coordination with IOM offices in [...]