The Republic of Zimbabwe Launches AU Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa

The Republic of Zimbabwe Launches AU Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa

HARARE, Zimbabwe, August 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- "Child molesters, pedophiles, and rapists should not be allowed to get away with lenient sentences such as ...

Somalia / International partners look forward to further political progress following the High-Level Partnership Forum

Somalia / International partners look forward to further political progress following the High-Level Partnership Forum

MOGADISHU, Somalia, August 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU), African ...

Niger faces review by UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Niger faces review by UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Niger's record on tackling racial discrimination will face scrutiny by the Committee on the Elimination of ...

Press Availability with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry

Press Availability with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Hassan Shoukry

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Availability John Kerry Secretary of State Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Cairo, Egypt August 2, 2015 ...

The United States Condemns New Attack in Burundi

The United States Condemns New Attack in Burundi

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 2, 2015 The ...

Tanzanian Government Confers Huawei with The Outstanding Leadership and Contribution Award

Tanzanian Government Confers Huawei with The Outstanding Leadership and Contribution Award

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, July 30, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Tanzania's leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider (Huawei) ...

What do customers really want?

What do customers really want?

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, July 30, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- In an ever changing and fast paced world where alternatives are rife, customer experience is rapidly ...

European Commission gives €6 million for humanitarian needs in Libya

BRUSSELS, 03 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The European Commission is giving €6 million in humanitarian funding to meet the most urgent needs of the people who have been severely affected by the conflict in Libya. This includes migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, said: "The EU will not abandon people in Libya suffering as ...

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UN-backed international forum delivers roadmap for Somalia’s future

NEW YORK, 03 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The United Nations and its partners have welcomed the significant commitments made at a recent high-level forum in Somalia that will be critical to the future of the Horn of Africa nation, including the holding of inclusive elections. “We commend the commitments made at the High-Level Partnership Forum to deliver a transparent and inclusive electoral process in ...

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Ban greatly concerned over ongoing deterioration of security in post-election Burundi

NEW YORK, 03 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today voiced concern over the situation in Burundi, where the security situation continues to worsen following the recent elections, and strongly condemned the assassination yesterday of General Adolphe Nshimirimana. A statement issued by Mr. Ban's spokesperson said the UN chief “notes with great concern the continuing ...

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Central African Republic: Security Council condemns attacks that killed peacekeeper

NEW YORK, 03 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The members of the Security Council condemned today in the strongest terms the attacks against a convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), which were perpetrated on Sunday in Bangui and resulted in the death of one peacekeeper. “The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest ...

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Rwanda: Detailed Assessment Report-Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism

WASHINGTON, 03 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Summary: Rwanda has taken considerable steps over the last years to establish a national AML/CFT framework. It enacted, in 2008, the law on prevention and penalizing the crime of money laundering and financing terrorism (Law No. 47/2008 of 09/09/2008, the AML/CFT Law), which sets out the main AML/CFT legal framework, and, in 2011, established a financial ...

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Sub-Saharan Employment Developments : The Important Role of Household Enterprises with an Application to Rwanda

WASHINGTON, 03 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Summary: This paper documents the structural transformation in employment that has taken place in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the past 15 years. In contrast to Asian economies, where at least half of the labor flows out of agriculture have gone into industry, in SSA, most of the workers have ended up in the service sector, especially household enterprises. ...

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Burundi security agents attack journalist covering murder of top general

NEW YORK, 03 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Burundi security forces detained and beat a journalist on Sunday while he was covering the assassination of a top general in the capital, Bujumbura, according to news reports and the journalist. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the attack and calls on Burundian authorities to launch a full and efficient investigation. Esdras Ndikumana, a correspondent ...

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Huawei Launches Inaugural Asia/Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit with Goal of Creating a More Connected Asia/Pacific

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In early July, Heavy Reading Senior Analyst Sterling Perrin, hosted Huawei's first-ever Asia/Pacific Ultra Broadband Summit, which took place in Bangkok, Thailand, and drew more than 400 telecom leaders from throughout Asia/Pacific, including from India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.  Regional efforts to meet ...

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Ty Warner introduces Cecil™ the Lion Beanie Baby®.

OAKBROOK, Illinois, Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ty Warner, Founder and Chairman of Ty Inc, has created Cecil the Lion Beanie Baby in memory of the beloved lion tragically killed July 2, 2015. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150803/254247 Ty has pledged 100% of profits from the original sale to WildCRU, the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit of University of Oxford in Oxford England. "Hopefully, ...

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The Republic of Zimbabwe Launches AU Campaign to End Child Marriage in Africa

HARARE, Zimbabwe, August 3, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- "Child molesters, pedophiles, and rapists should not be allowed to get away with lenient sentences such as community service. Child marriage is a tragedy for the girl child, her unborn children and her country's development" “We have a crisis on our hands. The UN estimates that 15 million girls experience child marriage each year. That is ...

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