SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON LIBYA’S ELECTIONS

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON LIBYA’S ELECTIONS

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Eugène-Richard Gasana (Rwanda): The ...

U.S. Condemns Bombings in Kaduna

U.S. Condemns Bombings in Kaduna

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 23, 2014 The ...

Obhrai Statement on Ramadan Bombings in Nigeria

Obhrai Statement on Ramadan Bombings in Nigeria

OTTAWA, Canada, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International ...

Canada Providing Humanitarian Funding to Support UNICEF in Somalia / Canada’s support is improving health, well-being and protection of children, women and their families in Somalia

Canada Providing Humanitarian Funding to Support UNICEF in Somalia / Canada’s support is improving health, well-being and protection of children, women and their families in Somalia

OTTAWA, Canada, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, ...

Address by MP Nina Grewal: Announcement of Funding to UNICEF for Humanitarian Assistance in Somalia

Address by MP Nina Grewal: Announcement of Funding to UNICEF for Humanitarian Assistance in Somalia

OTTAWA, Canada, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Check Against Delivery Good morning/afternoon. Thank you for coming. It is a pleasure for me to be able to talk to ...

ETHIOPIA SETTING THE HIGHEST HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS BUT THE REST OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST SHOULDER THEIR SHARE OF THE BURDEN

ETHIOPIA SETTING THE HIGHEST HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS BUT THE REST OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST SHOULDER THEIR SHARE OF THE BURDEN

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- John Ging, Operations Director for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, says that more must be done ...

Nigeria has the potential to become a major economic force in the coming decades – McKinsey report

Nigeria has the potential to become a major economic force in the coming decades – McKinsey report

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- There is no disguising the challenges that Nigeria is facing. The world is well aware of the concerns around ...

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON LIBYA’S ELECTIONS

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Eugène-Richard Gasana (Rwanda): The members of the Security Council welcomed the announcement of the final results of Libya's parliamentary elections held on 25 June. They commended the Libyan people and the efforts of the High National Electoral Commission in ...

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U.S. Condemns Bombings in Kaduna

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 23, 2014 The United States deplores today's twin bombings in Kaduna, Nigeria, which targeted Shaykh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, one of the country's most respected Muslim scholars, during the month of Ramadan. We are also concerned by reports that ...

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Obhrai Statement on Ramadan Bombings in Nigeria

OTTAWA, Canada, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Honourable Deepak Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, today issued the following statement: “Canada condemns in the strongest terms the two terrorist attacks in Nigeria's Kaduna region, which killed at least 82 innocent victims. “These cowardly acts took place on one of ...

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Canada Providing Humanitarian Funding to Support UNICEF in Somalia / Canada’s support is improving health, well-being and protection of children, women and their families in Somalia

OTTAWA, Canada, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today, on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, Nina Grewal, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood-Port Kells, announced humanitarian assistance funding to support the efforts of UNICEF in Somalia. The support will help improve the health, well-being and protection of children, ...

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Address by MP Nina Grewal: Announcement of Funding to UNICEF for Humanitarian Assistance in Somalia

OTTAWA, Canada, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Check Against Delivery Good morning/afternoon. Thank you for coming. It is a pleasure for me to be able to talk to the people of Surrey about the wonderful work that Canada is doing to help the people of developing countries affected by humanitarian crises. Sitting in our safe homes in Canada, with enough food to eat and clean water to drink, ...

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ETHIOPIA SETTING THE HIGHEST HUMANITARIAN STANDARDS BUT THE REST OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY MUST SHOULDER THEIR SHARE OF THE BURDEN

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- John Ging, Operations Director for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, says that more must be done to support the Government of Ethiopia in hosting the large influx of those fleeing violence and possible famine in South Sudan. 180,000 South Sudanese refugees have poured into Ethiopia since the start of 2014, at a steady rate of ...

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Nigeria has the potential to become a major economic force in the coming decades – McKinsey report

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- There is no disguising the challenges that Nigeria is facing. The world is well aware of the concerns around terrorism and Nigeria's ongoing struggle with poverty. However, there is another side to the Nigeria story that has been overshadowed both by the recent headlines and the persistence of outdated beliefs and assumptions about Nigeria's ...

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Orange and Emmaüs International launch their 5th African mobile telephone recycling facility in Abidjan

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ --  as part of its ongoing commitment to encouraging recycling of mobile devices, launched in 2005, Orange promotes the creation of partnerships in Africa that aim to support the implementation of local initiatives  140 tonnes of waste have been processed and 30 jobs created since 2010 through the Orange-Emmaüs International ...

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Greater efforts needed to protect MPs in Somalia, IPU says

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called for greater efforts to protect MPs in Somalia after the assassination of Saado Ali Warsame, the fourth parliamentarian killed this year by militants in the African country. Warsame was also a popular singer of Somali folk music. She and her driver were ambushed on Wednesday by gunmen as they ...

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UN Emergency Fund gives $75 million to boost aid operations in the Sahel and Horn of Africa

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has allocated US$75 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in two of the world's most neglected regions: the West African Sahel and the Horn of Africa. Eleven countries were selected based on a global review of critical aid operations that are facing ...

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