Artesunate-Mefloquine Fixed-Dose Combination (ASMQ FDC) Proves Safe and Efficacious to Treat Children in Africa with Malaria
NEW ORLEANS, USA, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Presented today at the 63rd annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASMTH), results of a multi-centre clinical trial in Africa, launched in 2008, to test the efficacy and tolerability of ASMQ fixed-dose combination (FDC)... Read more
UNAMID Acting Head meets Qatari Deputy Prime Minister
EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union-United Nations Acting Joint Special Representative (JSR) and Joint Chief Mediator a.i. for Darfur, Mr. Abiodun Bashua, today held a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) of Qatar, H.E. Ahmed bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud, in Doha.... Read more
Morocco Mainstreams Migration into National Development Strategies
GENEVA, Switzerland, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM and UNDP are today launching a programme in the Moroccan capital, Rabat, on mainstreaming migration into the country’s national development strategies. Over 4.5 million Moroccans currently live abroad and the remittances that they send home represent 8 per cent... Read more
GENEVA, Switzerland, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An important meeting of experts from Arab States on international humanitarian law is starting in Algiers today under the joint patronage of Algeria’s justice minister and keeper of the seals and of Christine Beerli, vice-president of the International Committee of... Read more
Africa’s transforming energy sector demands new approach from industry players – Report
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The global energy industry is undergoing a seismic shift, in part driven by development of new, unconventional sources of energy, such as shale gas, tight oils, coal seam gas and oil sands. In turn, this is requiring logistics executives to... Read more
Vantage’s Fund II commits $30 million to Surfline Communications, the first 4G LTE data network in Ghana
ACCRA, Ghana, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Vantage Mezzanine (http://www.vantagecapital.co.za), Africa’s leading mezzanine debt provider, today announced it had concluded a transaction with Surfline Communications to provide $30 million (R330 million) of expansion capital to the company together with a fund co-investor. Logo Vantage Capital: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/vantage-logo.png Logo... Read more
Africa Intelligence gives a new visual identity to its confidential newsletters
PARIS, France, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — With restyled logos, more dynamic lay-outs and better defined sections, the Africa Intelligence web portal (http://www.AfricaIntelligence.com) has modernised its five confidential newsletters: West Africa Newsletter, The Indian Ocean Newsletter, Maghreb Confidential, Africa Energy Intelligence and Africa Mining Intelligence. Logo Africa... Read more
Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas continues its consultations with all stakeholders involved in the political crisis in Burkina Faso
DAKAR, Sénégal, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As part of the joint mission which comprises of the United Nations, the African Union and the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in West Africa (UNOWA), Dr.... Read more
Strategic Headquarters Training Session of the AMANI AFRICA II Field Training Exercise Opens in Harare
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Union Commission has moved a step closer to the planned conduct of the AMANI AFRICA II Exercise and in effect the realization of the African Standby Force following the start of the Strategic Headquarters Training in Harare.... Read more
The African Union appoints a special envoy for Burkina Faso
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, November 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, today appointed Mr. Edem Kodjo, from Togo, as the AU Special Envoy for Burkina Faso. The appointment of Mr. Kodjo is part of the AU’s efforts... Read more