Mundo

Mundo

U.S. Supports Peacekeeping Efforts in Central African Republic

WASHINGTON, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Two U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and a small command and support team are on the ground in Uganda, preparing to conduct airlift operations in support of ongoing peacekeeping operations in the Central African Republic, Army Col. Steve Warren, a…
Mundo

DDPD Implementation Follow-up Commission to meet in El Fasher to discuss progress and challenges

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- All media are invited to the opening ceremony of the seventh meeting of the Implementation Follow–up Commission (IFC), established by the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD), that will take place on Monday 16 December 2013, at 10:00…

Mundo

Japan / Statement by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, on the Situation in the Central African Republic

TOKYO, Japan, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. Japan is deeply concerned about the further deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic due to the clash that occurred on December 5 and at the same time strongly urges restraint by all the relevant parties. 2.…
Mundo

ECOWAS MEMBER STATES TO RAISE US$50 MILLION FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF ABIDJAN-LAGOS CORRIDOR ROAD PROJECT

ABUJA, Nigeria, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Five ECOWAS Member States involved in the Abidjan-Lagos road corridor project have agreed to contribute US$50 million in “seed money” to ensure speedy implementation of the 1028-km project. The Steering Committee agreed at its third ministerial session in Yamoussoukro on 10th…

Mundo

Joint Chief Mediator commends willingness of movements to engage in peace talks

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The African Union-United Nations Joint Chief Mediator for Darfur, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, said he values and appreciates the three-day workshop on peace and security in Darfur, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with the participation of two non-signatory movements,…
Mundo

The EU resumes full cooperation with the Republic of Guinea

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Council has today decided that the conditions have been fulfilled for the complete resumption of the European Union's cooperation with the Republic of Guinea under the aegis of the Tenth European Development Fund. The holding of parliamentary elections…

Mundo

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the second review under the three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Liberia. The completion of the review enables the disbursement of an amount equivalent to SDR 7.382…
Mundo

Africa: United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

WASHINGTON, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 11, 2013 In an important symbol of our friendship and bilateral relationship with the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Under Secretary for Management Patrick F. Kennedy, and U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Equatorial…

Mundo

Series of historic firsts mark Doha GOALS 2013

DOHA, Qatar, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Doha GOALS 2013 will be remembered for the series of firsts that were delivered throughout the forum amongst them, the first ever Sports Ministers Summit and the launch of the first initiatives to benefit from the actions agreed at Doha GOALS…
Mundo

Special Envoy Feingold's Travel to Europe and Rwanda

WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 3, 2013 Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) Russell D. Feingold will travel to Kigali and Paris to meet with government representatives…

Mundo

Deteriorating Situation in the Central African Republic

WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 4, 2013 The United States is appalled by today's reports of the murder of innocent women and children outside of Bangui. This horrifying account is the latest in…
Mundo

On the Occasion of the Republic of Kenya's National Day

WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC December 11, 2013 On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Kenya as you celebrate your Golden Jubilee on December 12. Jamhuri Day is…

Mundo

AfDB publishes a comparative approach on the search for inclusive growth in North Africa

TUNIS, Tunisia, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A new economic brief(http://www.afdb.org/fileadmin/uploads/afdb/Documents/Publications/Economic%20Brief%20-%20The%20Search%20for%20Inclusive%20Growth%20in%20North%20Africa-%20A%20Comparative%20Approach.pdf) published by the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) shows that the longstanding relationship between growth and distribution in economics has been revived in recent years with greater focus being placed on “inclusive growth”, which is capable of benefiting…
Mundo

Central African Republic: Medical staff must be allowed to do their work

GENEVA, Switzerland, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Since clashes erupted in Bangui on 5 December, the population has been seized with fear. The ICRC is calling for the work of medical and humanitarian personnel to be facilitated to enable them to meet the most urgent needs. "One of…

Mundo

AfDB Approves US $20 million Trade Finance Line of Credit for Shelter Afrique to Support Real Estate SMEs

TUNIS, Tunisia, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) approved on Wednesday, December 11 a US $20 million Trade Finance Line of Credit for the Company for Habitat and Housing in Africa/Shelter Afrique (SHAF) to boost the availability of…
Mundo

Kenya: AfDB Launches Information Center for the Extractive Sector

NAIROBI, Kenya, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) has today launched the Information Center for the Extractive Sector (ICES), a platform that promotes knowledge-based dialogue with the aim of promoting informed policies for the sector. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/african-development-bank-2.png AfDB Director for the Eastern Africa…

Mundo

AfDB Board Approves $105.26 Million for Lovua-Tshikapa Section of the Batshamba-Tshikapa Road Project in DRC

TUNIS, Tunisia, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (http://www.afdb.org) approved on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in Tunis, two grants and a loan amounting to US $105.26 million (UA 70.14 million*) to finance the Lovua-Tshikapa section of the Batshamba-Tshikapa road…
Mundo

DR Congo: Fight against impunity for election-related violations needs to be strengthened – UN report

GENEVA, Switzerland, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A UN report released Wednesday reveals that while Congolese authorities have taken some measures to ensure accountability for human rights violations committed during the electoral period in 2011, much remains to be done. The report calls for measures to be taken…

Mundo

FCO Minister visits Kenya

LONDON, United-Kingdom, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- FCO Minister visits Kenya for its 50th anniversary of Independence. FCO Minister for Africa, Mark Simmonds, arrives in Nairobi later today for his second visit to Kenya. His visit will focus on Kenya's 50th anniversary of Independence celebrations, at which he…
Mundo

President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Kenya to Attend the 50th Anniversary of the Republic of Kenya

WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Kenya to attend the 50th Anniversary of the Republic of Kenya on December 12, 2013. The Honorable Robert F. Godec, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Kenya,…

Mundo

Presidential Memorandum -- Central African Republic Drawdown

WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America,…
Mundo

Außenminister Westerwelle trifft Staatspräsidenten von Mali

BERLIN, Germany, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Außenminister Guido Westerwelle trifft heute, Mittwoch den 11.12.2013, den Staatspräsidenten von Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Neben den bilateralen Beziehungen zwischen Mali und Deutschland stehen die innenpolitische Stabilisierung in Mali, insbesondere die Versöhnung mit dem Norden, sowie die Sicherheitslage im Sahel im…

Mundo

The African Union-led Regional Task Force pursues its operations against the Lord's Resistance Army

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Regional Task Force (RTF) of the African Union-led Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lord's Resistance Army (RCI-LRA) continues to register progress in the fight against the LRA, notably in the Central African Republic (CAR). On 6…
Mundo

Burkina Faso National Day

WASHINGTON, December 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC December 10, 2013 On behalf of the American people, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Burkina Faso on the 53rd anniversary of your independence on December 11. The…

Mundo

IOM Supports Cross Border Campaign to Eliminate Malaria…...

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Malaria is a major global public health problem affecting over 109 countries globally and ranked as the fifth cause of deaths among communicable diseases worldwide. Because of increasing internal and cross-border movements of people, Southern Africa is one of the world's…

My iAngola - Community

Listen to Vibrations Radio