INFORMATION SOCIETY IS WHAT WILL ENABLE AFRICA TO MAKE THE LEAP INTO THE 21ST CENTURY- AUC DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TELLS AFRICAN EXPERTS OF COMMUNICATION AND ICT

INFORMATION SOCIETY IS WHAT WILL ENABLE AFRICA TO MAKE THE LEAP INTO THE 21ST CENTURY- AUC DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TELLS AFRICAN EXPERTS OF COMMUNICATION AND ICT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The meeting of experts of the First Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Communication and ICT ...

Somalia: Critical Food and Nutrition Situation Persists

Somalia: Critical Food and Nutrition Situation Persists

MOGADISHU, Somalia, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The results of the latest Food Security and Nutrition Assessment for Somalia, presented today in Mogadishu, ...

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) (http://www.jse.co.za), the continent's largest exchange, ...

Mohamed Ibn Chambas reiterates the support of the UN to a successful conclusion of the transition in Burkina Faso

Mohamed Ibn Chambas reiterates the support of the UN to a successful conclusion of the transition in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, August 28, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General and Head of the United Nations ...

IOM Resumes Evacuation of South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

IOM Resumes Evacuation of South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 28, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM Ethiopia this week resumed its emergency evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the border, which ...

UNEP Executive Director Concludes Visit to Uganda

UNEP Executive Director Concludes Visit to Uganda

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner yesterday concluded a ...

IMF Mission Concludes the 2015 Article IV Discussions and Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Tunisia on the Sixth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement

IMF Mission Concludes the 2015 Article IV Discussions and Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Tunisia on the Sixth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement

TUNIS, Tunisia, August 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Mr. Amine Mati, IMF Mission Chief for Tunisia, issued the following statement today in Washington: “IMF staff ...

Deputy Minister Mfeketo to lead a South African delegation at a Blue Economy conference in Mauritius

PRETORIA, South Africa, 01 September 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, H.E Ms Nomaindiya Mfeketo, will lead the South African delegation at the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Blue Economy Conference in Mauritius from 2 – 3 September 2015. The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) was formally launched in 1997, and is a cooperative community of twenty ...

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Human Rights Commissioner Strässer concerned about sentencing of journalists in Egypt

BERLIN, 01 September 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Christoph Strässer, issued the following statement on 31 August on his increasing concern about the restriction of the freedom of opinion and of the press in Egypt: Zusatzinformationen I am concerned by reports that the three-year sentence of imprisonment ...

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The Future of Airport Security: Passenger Screening Transitioning Into an Invisible Process

Airports seek more automation and quicker screening processes to enhance traveler experience, finds Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Automation and pre-processing are reducing the physical interaction with travelers during airport passenger screening. This is the first step toward a future in which the passenger screening process will become unintrusive. An ...

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OHCHR PRESS BRIEFING NOTES – (1) Yemen, (2) Chad

GENEVA, 01 September 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Cécile Pouilly Location: Geneva Subjects: 1) Yemen 2) Chad 1) Yemen We are alarmed by the steep increase in the number of civilian casualties in Taiz in recent weeks, as well as the untenable humanitarian situation, which is being made worse by the blockage of supply routes into Taiz city by Popular ...

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Eight countries to sharpen long-term climate change adaptation strategie

ROME, 01 September 2015 / PRN Africa / -- A new UN programme funded by Germany will help eight developing countries revamp and strengthen their adaptation responses to climate change. Through the Integrating Agriculture in National Adaptation Plans programme, FAO and UNDP will work with ministries of agriculture in Nepal, Kenya, the Philippines, Thailand, Uganda, Uruguay, Viet Nam and Zambia to incorporate ...

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Federal Foreign Office supports restoration work on Tutankhamen’s gold mask

BERLIN, 01 September 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The Federal Foreign Office is providing 50,000 euros to help fund the restoration of the gold mask from the burial treasure of the Egyptian King Tutankhamen within the context of its Cultural Preservation Programme. The project, starting in September 2015, will be implemented by the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo and the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum ...

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CSCMP Launches Global Challenge to Bridge Generational Gaps within the Supply Chain Industry

LOMBARD, Illinois, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' (CSCMP) Young Professionals' Committee introduced the first-ever Roundtable Global Challenge, sponsored by APL Logistics, at its annual Roundtable Leadership Forum held in June 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150831/262369LOGO The Roundtable Global Challenge is ...

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Managed Pressure Drilling Technology Set to Eliminate Many Offshore Drilling Problems

Safety benefits and reduction in non-productive drilling time will drive technology uptake strongly in North America , finds Frost & Sullivan MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 40 percent of drilling problems occur during offshore operations, significantly increasing non-productive drilling time and therefore cost. As oil operators move towards more complex drilling ...

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SmartDrive Receives Customer Value Leadership Award for Trucking Industry Video Safety Solutions by Frost & Sullivan

SmartDrive's broad product portfolio demonstrates high quality and reliable offerings that significantly improve safety, ensure compliance with non-driving tasks, and reduce risk MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the truck video safety solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes SmartDrive Systems with the 2015 North American Frost & Sullivan ...

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Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan Recognizes the Contribution of Wind River’s Cloud-Based Platform to the Advancement of Next-generation Support Systems for the Internet of Things

Wind River Helix Device Cloud collects and manages data from devices and machines to raise operational visibility and intelligence MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the operations management of emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan recognizes Wind River® with the 2015 Global Stratecast | Frost & Sullivan ...

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