IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Angola
LUANDA, Angola, September 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On August, 29, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Angola. After a strong growth in 2013 estimated at 6.8 percent, economic growth in 2014 is projected at 3.9 percent despite... Read more
FCO Press Release: Minister for Africa in Nigeria for meeting on Boko Haram
LONDON, United-Kingdom, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — James Duddridge visits Abuja today to discuss regional coordination in the fight against terrorist group Boko Haram Speaking this morning before the Ministerial meeting on security in Nigeria, the Minister for Africa said: “I welcome the Government of Nigeria’s decision... Read more
Early action critical to prevent another severe food crisis, says IFRC Secretary General during visit to Kenya
GENEVA, Switzerland, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As the threat of food shortages and hunger loom over families in many areas in Kenya, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is appealing for 8.5 million Swiss francs (9.25 million US dollars) to support... Read more
SkyVision extends its commitment to Ghana’s Crossover Academy for underprivileged children
ACCRA, Ghana, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), a leadingglobal communications provider, today announced the recent donation of its satellite connectivity solutions to further support students at Ghana’s Crossover International Academy. SkyVision’s donation included upgrading the academy’s communications equipment with the support of... Read more
APO releases a calendar of non-working days in Africa to assist professionals operating in several African countries
DAKAR, Senegal, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the only press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, today released a calendar of non-working days in Africa (http://www.apo-opa.com/calendar.php) to assist professionals with pan-African responsibility in scheduling... Read more
WHO Virtual Press Conference following a consultation of international experts on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines
GENEVA, Switzerland, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — WHO Virtual Press Conference following a consultation of international experts on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines WHAT: Consultation on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines On 4-5 September, the World Health Organization (WHO) will bring together key experts to discuss experimental... Read more
Entico Corporation Ltd. and the African Union Commission to hold the Africa Climate Resilient Infrastructure Summit
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — In cooperation with the African Union Commission, Entico Corporation are pleased to announce the Africa Climate Resilient Infrastructure Summit (http://www.enticoevents.com/acris), to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, between the 17th and the 19th of November, 2014. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/acris.png All... Read more
Philips and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) inaugurate high-tech Medical Simulation Lab to support clinical education and training
JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — • Ongoing collaboration between Philips and UJ provides medical students direct access to real life situations and technical know-how behind medical equipment in a contained setting • Philips continues to combine the introduction of new innovations with dedicated focus on... Read more
Investors and developers to gather in Cape Town to discuss financing options for power projects across Africa
CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As Africa’s demand for power generation continues to outstrip supply, the question of how to finance the future of Africa’s power sector looms large. Prospective investors must fully understand the latest developments in Africa’s finance sector in order to launch... Read more
SECRETARY-GENERAL CONDEMNS KILLING OF PEACEKEEPERS IN MALI, SAYING ATTACKS WILL NOT ALTER UNITED NATIONS DETERMINATION TO SUPPORT PEACE EFFORTS
NEW YORK, September 3, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the death of four Chadian peacekeepers following an attack by an explosive device on a vehicle of the United Nations... Read more