Greening the Silver Screen: Connect4Climate partners with Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Sustainability team, Crackle’s Cinema Green Project, Fluminense Federal University to inspire young filmmakers

Greening the Silver Screen: Connect4Climate partners with Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Sustainability team, Crackle’s Cinema Green Project, Fluminense Federal University to inspire young filmmakers

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The World Bank's Connect4Climate initiative (http://www.facebook.com/connect4climate) is partnering with Sony Picture ...

Canada Condemns Atrocities in South Sudan

Canada Condemns Atrocities in South Sudan

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

MSD is Advocating for the World Immunization Week in Africa

MSD is Advocating for the World Immunization Week in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme) (http://http://www.merck.com) reiterates today its support to the World ...

Climate change’s potential impact must figure in food production efforts

Climate change’s potential impact must figure in food production efforts

ROME, 23 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - Countries need to shift to more sustainable food systems, stepping up action to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change, FAO ...

SOUTH SUDAN: UN PEACEKEEPING CHIEF SAYS ATTACK ON BASE SHELTERING CIVILIANS ‘SETS DANGEROUS PRECEDENT’

SOUTH SUDAN: UN PEACEKEEPING CHIEF SAYS ATTACK ON BASE SHELTERING CIVILIANS ‘SETS DANGEROUS PRECEDENT’

NEW YORK, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - Warning today that the surging violence in South Sudan is clear evidence that the United Nations can no longer operate in ...

President Zuma sends condolences to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

President Zuma sends condolences to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

PRETORIA, South Africa, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - On behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Jacob Zuma has ...

AfDB a key player in Africa to support global environment with the GEF

AfDB a key player in Africa to support global environment with the GEF

TUNIS-BELVEDERE, Tunisia, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - Record amount pledged for the Global Environment Facility Thirty donor countries pledged a record amount of US $4.43 ...

Greening the Silver Screen: Connect4Climate partners with Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Sustainability team, Crackle’s Cinema Green Project, Fluminense Federal University to inspire young filmmakers

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The World Bank's Connect4Climate initiative (http://www.facebook.com/connect4climate) is partnering with Sony Picture Television's (http://www.sonypictures.com/green) multi-platform entertainment network Crackle (http://bit.ly/1lK4dRM) and Fluminense Federal University (UFF) (http://www.uff.br) in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, to launch the Cinema ...

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Canada Condemns Atrocities in South Sudan

OTTAWA, Canada, April 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 deplores the atrocious targeted attacks against civilians committed in Bor and Bentiu, South Sudan, by the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition. Early ...

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MSD is Advocating for the World Immunization Week in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 24, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme) (http://http://www.merck.com) reiterates today its support to the World Immunization Week, an annual initiative launched by World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners to celebrate and promote immunization through acts of raising awareness, education and communication. Logo: ...

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Climate change’s potential impact must figure in food production efforts

ROME, 23 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - Countries need to shift to more sustainable food systems, stepping up action to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change, FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva told participants at the seventh Forum on Agriculture in the Kingdom of Morocco. "Everything we do needs to take climate change into consideration," he stressed. "And the time ...

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SOUTH SUDAN: UN PEACEKEEPING CHIEF SAYS ATTACK ON BASE SHELTERING CIVILIANS ‘SETS DANGEROUS PRECEDENT’

NEW YORK, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - Warning today that the surging violence in South Sudan is clear evidence that the United Nations can no longer operate in "business-as-usual" mode in the county, the Organization's peacekeeping chief declared that the fighting must stop immediately; the Government has a duty to protect civilians; and the warring parties should negotiate a genuine ...

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President Zuma sends condolences to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

PRETORIA, South Africa, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - On behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Jacob Zuma has expressed his sincere condolences to His Excellency President Joseph Kabila Kabange and the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) following a railroad accident that occurred in Katanga, south eastern DRC, on Tuesday, ...

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AfDB a key player in Africa to support global environment with the GEF

TUNIS-BELVEDERE, Tunisia, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - Record amount pledged for the Global Environment Facility Thirty donor countries pledged a record amount of US $4.43 billion for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) on April 17 to support developing countries' efforts over the next four years to prevent degradation of the global environment. The African Development Bank, as one of the ...

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Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the recent presidential elections in Algeria

NEW YORK, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - The Secretary-General followed closely the recent presidential elections in Algeria. Upon the request of the Government of Algeria, he deployed a three-member panel of experts to the country to follow the electoral process and keep him abreast of the latest developments. The Secretary-General wishes to congratulate the people and the Government of Algeria for ...

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Experts Discuss Education Development in Africa, at Sixth Ordinary Session of Conference of Ministers held in Yaoundé

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - African Experts in education kicked off on 22 April 2014, a two-day brainstorming meeting at the Palais de Congres in Yaounde, Republic of Cameroon, ahead of the Sixth Ordinary Session of the Conference of Ministers of Education of the African Union (COMEDAF VI) scheduled to take place on 25 April 2014. The meeting of Senior Officials was preceded ...

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Africa’s premier development bank reflects on how far it has come and looks ahead to the next 50 years

TUNIS-BELVEDERE, Tunisia, 24 April 2014 / PRNewswire Africa / - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 an unfunded US $50 million Risk Participation Agreement (RPA) with Commercial International Bank (CIB) to support trade transactions originated by issuing banks in Africa. The facility will help address critical market demand for trade finance in ...

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