DHL Express certified as Top Employer 2015 in Africa
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, October 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — DHL Express SSA (http://www.dpdhl.com) has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa for its outstanding employee offerings across the region. This is in addition to six African countries – South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Ghana that were... Read more
Remarks by the President in Conference Call with State and Local Officials on Ebola
WASHINGTON, October 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — THE PRESIDENT: Hey, everybody. Thanks for joining the call. Obviously, in your states and communities, you guys are on the front lines of public health every single day, working to keep the American people healthy and safe. And I thank you... Read more
Good harvests and ample stockpiles continue to drive international food prices down / Biannual FAO Food Outlook report and new Food Price Index released
ROME, Italy, October 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Food markets are more stable and prices for most agricultural commodities are sharply lower than they have been in recent years, according to the latest edition of FAO’s biannual Food Outlook report and a new update to the Organization’s monthly... Read more
SECRETARY-GENERAL APPOINTS MARCEL RUDASINGWA OF RWANDA AS EBOLA CRISIS MANAGER FOR GUINEA, PETER JAN GRAAFF OF THE NETHERLANDS AS EBOLA CRISIS MANAGER FOR LIBERIA AND AMADU KAMARA OF THE UNITED STATES AS EBOLA CRISIS MANAGER FOR SIERRA LEONE
NEW YORK, October 9, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the appointments of Marcel Rudasingwa of Rwanda as Ebola Crisis Manager for Guinea, Peter Jan Graaff of the Netherlands as Ebola Crisis Manager for Liberia and Amadu Kamara of the United States as... Read more
Fourth General Congregation: the Synod Fathers discuss current proposals on family pastoral and the situation in Africa, threatened by Ebola
VATICAN, Holy See, October 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The general debate continued during the fourth general Congregation, following the order of the Instrumentum Laboris. The theme was “The Pastoral Program for the Family: Various Proposals Underway” (Part II, Chapter 1). Firstly, the link between the crisis of... Read more
Local Statement of the European Union on Guinea-Bissau’s / Ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict
BISSAU, Guinea Bissau, October 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The European Union Delegation, in agreement with the Heads of Mission of the Embassies of Spain, France and Portugal in Bissau, warmly welcomes the ratification by Guinea-Bissau, on 24 September 2014, of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on... Read more
Manchester City & Ivory Coast  Star Yaya Touré Joins Nissan As New Global Ambassador
YOKOHAMA, Japan, October 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Nissan (http://www.nissan-global.com) is proud to announce Yaya Touré, three-time African Footballer of the Year and UEFA Champions League winner, as its newest global ambassador. The Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder has agreed to a deal which will see him... Read more
How to save on a press conference budget in Africa
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com) today, releases 2 videos on press conference services helping you deliver more for your budget: 1) Online press conference and 2) Interactive Webcast ; both of which are considered as the future for media relations... Read more
Uhuru Kenyatta before the ICC judges: Victims need truth and justice
PARIS, France, October 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Uhuru Kenyatta’s presence at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 8 October 2014, as ordered by the Trial Chamber Judges, must be seen as the opportunity to place victims’ right to truth and justice at the center of the ongoing... Read more
Ebola: FAO launches new initiative to tackle growing food security threat / $30 million urgently needed to safeguard lives, food security and livelihoods
ROME, Italy, October 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FAO today launched a new programme to urgently assist 90 000 vulnerable households in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone whose food supplies and livelihoods are threatened by the disruptive effect the Ebola epidemic is having on rural economies, agricultural activities... Read more