XCMG on Track to Demonstrate Its Unrivaled Strength to the World at Upcoming bauma China 2014

XCMG on Track to Demonstrate Its Unrivaled Strength to the World at Upcoming bauma China 2014

XUZHOU, China, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biennial bauma China 2014, one of the world's top 3 construction machinery exhibitions and the industry's most exclusive event held ...

Update – Ebola: Ask your questions LIVE to the Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone

Update – Ebola: Ask your questions LIVE to the Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone, Alpha Kanu, will host an online press ...

Ebola: Ask your questions LIVE to the Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone

Ebola: Ask your questions LIVE to the Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone, Alpha Kanu, will host an online press ...

The Office of National Security and Partners roll out Human Rights-Compliant Standard Operating Procedures for Quarantines and Checkpoints Nationwide

The Office of National Security and Partners roll out Human Rights-Compliant Standard Operating Procedures for Quarantines and Checkpoints Nationwide

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- To contribute to the halt of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Sierra Leone, the Office of National ...

Canada Strongly Condemns New Anti-Homosexuality Legislation

Canada Strongly Condemns New Anti-Homosexuality Legislation

OTTAWA, Canada, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada is shocked that Gambia has ...

The Pope receives the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt

The Pope receives the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt

VATICAN, Holy See, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Yesterday, 24 November, Pope Francis received in audience Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, president of the Arab ...

Burundi: Government should ease pressure on human rights defenders

Burundi: Government should ease pressure on human rights defenders

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, expressed regret today ...

XCMG on Track to Demonstrate Its Unrivaled Strength to the World at Upcoming bauma China 2014

XUZHOU, China, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biennial bauma China 2014, one of the world's top 3 construction machinery exhibitions and the industry's most exclusive event held in Asia, will kick off at Shanghai New International Expo Centre on November 25th. Over 3,000 construction machinery manufacturers, dealers, suppliers and buyers from more than 40 countries will take part in the exhibition. With ...

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Update – Ebola: Ask your questions LIVE to the Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone, Alpha Kanu, will host an online press conference on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 15 GMT. Since Sierra Leone recorded the first case of Ebola on May 25th, this year, the President of the West African state Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma scaled down other development projects ...

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Ebola: Ask your questions LIVE to the Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Minister of Information and Communications of Sierra Leone, Alpha Kanu, will host an online press conference on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 15 GMT. Since Sierra Leone recorded the first case of Ebola on May 25th, this year, the President of the West African state Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma scaled down other development projects ...

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The Office of National Security and Partners roll out Human Rights-Compliant Standard Operating Procedures for Quarantines and Checkpoints Nationwide

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- To contribute to the halt of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Sierra Leone, the Office of National Security (ONS), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has facilitated the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the correct management of quarantined areas and health-related ...

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Canada Strongly Condemns New Anti-Homosexuality Legislation

OTTAWA, Canada, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada is shocked that Gambia has signed a piece of legislation that will make some acts of homosexuality punishable by life imprisonment. We strongly urge President Yahya Jammeh to uphold Gambia's international obligations and protect the fundamental human rights ...

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The Pope receives the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt

VATICAN, Holy See, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Yesterday, 24 November, Pope Francis received in audience Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, president of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Following this encounter the president met with Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin. During the cordial exchange, discussions focused on the situation in the Egyptian nation, highlighting the closeness and ...

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Burundi: Government should ease pressure on human rights defenders

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, expressed regret today that defenders in Burundi are deemed to be political opponents, when in reality they are activists working to promote and protect human rights and civil liberties. “I was very struck by the incredible vitality and professionalism ...

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New African names the Most Influential Africans of 2014

LONDON, United Kingdom, 24th November 2014, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- This year's listing of what has become the definitive listing of most influential Africans makes for an interesting read. It was a year that saw over 200 schoolgirls abducted overnight by the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram - an event Obiageli Ezekwesili was not going to let slip away quietly. Listed by New African for her ...

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UK Selects IOM to Manage Ebola Training Facility in Sierra Leone

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM Sierra Leone has been awarded a 6-month GBP 4.19 million contract by the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) to manage an Ebola Training Academy in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Currently managed by the UK Ministry of Defence, the academy provides a comprehensive 3-day training programme for frontline Ebola ...

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IOM Fights Ebola in Liberia “Hotspots”

GENEVA, Switzerland, November 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Since the beginning of November, new and confirmed cases of Ebola have been declining in Liberia, with 10-20 cases reported daily. But Grand Bassa County remains a transmission hotspot. In the first half of November, Buchanan's district recorded 17 new cases, including two health workers. Many residents are still reluctant to report ...

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