The African Union Commission chairperson urges accelerated action to stop Ebola transmission

The African Union Commission chairperson urges accelerated action to stop Ebola transmission

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The African Union Commission commends the ongoing continental and global efforts to turn the tide against ...

Japan-U.S. Cooperation in African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)

Japan-U.S. Cooperation in African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)

TOKYO, Japan, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. As a part of Japan-U.S. development cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan ...

Minister Flanagan statement on Irish citizens in Libya

Minister Flanagan statement on Irish citizens in Libya

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Charlie Flanagan, TD, made the following statement on the ...

WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease

WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency ...

MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT/ OUAGA+10 EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT

MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT/ OUAGA+10 EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media representatives are kindly informed that the African Union is organizing an extraordinary session of ...

WHO Director-General assesses the Ebola outbreak with four West African presidents Dr Margaret Chan Director-General of the World Health Organization

WHO Director-General assesses the Ebola outbreak with four West African presidents Dr Margaret Chan Director-General of the World Health Organization

CONAKRY, Guinea, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Dr Margaret Chan Director-General of the World Health Organization Excellencies, honourable ministers, members ...

AUC delegation arrives in Washington DC for first US-Africa Leaders’ Summit

AUC delegation arrives in Washington DC for first US-Africa Leaders’ Summit

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A delegation of the African Union Commission, led by Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will arrive in ...

The African Union Commission chairperson urges accelerated action to stop Ebola transmission

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The African Union Commission commends the ongoing continental and global efforts to turn the tide against the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The current epidemic is the biggest and most complex that the West African region has experienced since the first human outbreak occurred in 1976. The current epidemic has ...

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Japan-U.S. Cooperation in African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP)

TOKYO, Japan, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. As a part of Japan-U.S. development cooperation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will give a seminar on August 5th to the participants of the fifth annual AWEP International Visitor Leadership Program hosted by the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. . The 29 Sub-Saharan ...

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Minister Flanagan statement on Irish citizens in Libya

DUBLIN, Ireland, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Charlie Flanagan, TD, made the following statement on the situation of Irish citizens in Libya. “The security situation in Libya has deteriorated significantly in recent weeks as fighting between rival militia groups has intensified in Tripoli and other major cities. There have been repeated ...

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WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- WHO Virtual Press Conference following the first meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Ebola Viral Disease WHAT: On 6-7 August, the World Health Organization will convene an Emergency Committee meeting in order to ascertain whether the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa constitutes a “public health ...

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MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT/ OUAGA+10 EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media representatives are kindly informed that the African Union is organizing an extraordinary session of the Assembly of the Union dubbed Ouaga+10 scheduled to take place from 26 August to 7 September 2014 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Venue: Ouaga 2000 Conference Center, Ouagadougou Theme: The theme of the Extraordinary Summit is: ...

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WHO Director-General assesses the Ebola outbreak with four West African presidents Dr Margaret Chan Director-General of the World Health Organization

CONAKRY, Guinea, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Dr Margaret Chan Director-General of the World Health Organization Excellencies, honourable ministers, members of the press, ladies and gentlemen, West Africa is facing its first outbreak of Ebola virus disease. This is an unprecedented outbreak accompanied by unprecedented challenges. And these challenges are extraordinary. West Africa's ...

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AUC delegation arrives in Washington DC for first US-Africa Leaders’ Summit

WASHINGTON, August 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A delegation of the African Union Commission, led by Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will arrive in Washington on 2 August for the first and historic US-Africa Leaders' Summit. The delegation will be joining about 50 African Heads of State and Government in high level dialogue and meetings with a cross section of top officials of ...

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South Sudan: OCHA Situation Report

JUBA, South Sudan, 1 August 2014 / PRN Africa / -- * Severe flooding in the Protection of Civilians site in Bentiu, Unity State, caused living conditions to deteriorate sharply. * A growing number of crisis-displaced people - some 227,000 - have returned to their home areas, but remain in need of assistance. * While the cholera outbreak was relatively contained in Central Equatoria and Upper Nile states, the ...

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Chevening Scholarship Programme 2015/16 now OPEN

LONDON, 1 August 2014 / PRN Africa / -- British High Commissioner announces opening of Chevening Scholarship Programme for 2015/16 academic year “I am excited to announce the opening of this year's Chevening Scholarship Programme for academic year 2015/16. Chevening is a key part of our work to deepen further the strong ties between the Kenyan and British people. The BHC is encouraging applications from ...

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Statement by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane on international developments, 01 August 2014, OR Tambo Building

PRETORIA, South Africa, 1 August 2014 / PRN Africa / -- Ladies and Gentlemen, Our briefing this morning will focus on the upcoming United States-Africa Leaders' Summit, which is scheduled to take place in Washington DC, United States of America, on the 5th and 6th August 2014,. His Excellency President Jacob Zuma will lead the South African delegation to the United States-Africa Leaders' Summit ...

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