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 ...

BOAD plans to raise USD 500 million in international markets in the final quarter of 2015

BOAD plans to raise USD 500 million in international markets in the final quarter of 2015

LOME, Togo, July 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Mr Christian Adovelande, President of the West African Development Bank (Banque Ouest Africaine de Developpement, ...

One year in: How Facebook’s Internet.org Free Basic Services are bringing people online

One year in: How Facebook’s Internet.org Free Basic Services are bringing people online

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- • Internet.org brings new users onto mobile networks on average over 50% faster after launching free basic ...

The United States Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Cameroon and Nigeria

The United States Condemns Boko Haram Attacks in Cameroon and Nigeria

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 24, 2015 The United States strongly ...

U.S. President on historic visit to the African Union

U.S. President on historic visit to the African Union

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 24, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The President of the United States of America Barack Obama will on Tuesday 28 July 2015, pay an official ...

GeoPoll, GEN and U.S. State Department Release Survey Showing Demand for Entrepreneurship Training and Education in Africa

GeoPoll, GEN and U.S. State Department Release Survey Showing Demand for Entrepreneurship Training and Education in Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 24, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On the eve of U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, GeoPoll ...

UK steps up efforts to address school enrolment in Kenya’s Arid and Semi-Arid Lands

NAIROBI, Kenya, 31 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- UK Government steps up efforts to address school enrolment in Kenya's Arid and Semi-Arid Lands The UK government, through the Department for International Development (DFID), is working with the Government of Kenya to improve school enrolment and retention in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs). DFID is investing Kes 2.3 billion in providing cash ...

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Secretary-General Announces Closure of Ebola Emergency Response Mission as Core Objective Achieved, Oversight to Be Led By World Health Organization

NEW YORK, 31 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The following announcement was made today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: As we continue to actively strive to end the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have reached an important milestone in the global Ebola response. The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response — UNMEER — will close on 31 July. The Mission has achieved its core objective of scaling ...

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Ebola: UN emergency response mission winds down as WHO announces possible ‘game changer’ vaccine

NEW YORK, 31 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Having achieved its “core objective” of scaling up global action to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response will officially wind down today, transferring its role to the World Health Organization (WHO), which just announced that an experimental vaccine being tested in Guinea appears to be highly effective and ...

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Thousands of unregistered children born in Liberia during Ebola crisis at risk of exploitation – UNICEF

NEW YORK, 31 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today that the more than 70,000 Liberian children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola outbreak may be unable to access basic health and social services, obtain identity documents, and risk the danger of being trafficked or illegally adopted. “No child should suffer the indignity, or not have ...

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AfDB president Donald Kaberuka makes his farewells to the Tunisian authorities, reiterating the Bank’s support

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, 01 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- On 31 July Donald Kaberuka, the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), whose mandate ends on 31 August 2015, bade farewell to the Tunisian authorities and in particular to the President of the Republic, Béji Caïd Essebsi. Dr Kaberuka took the opportunity to express his considerable gratitude to the authorities for the hospitality the ...

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AfDB’s support to tax reforms leads to improved revenues in Togo

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, 01 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Togo is among the first countries in the world that have improved tax services following reforms in its tax systems, thanks to efforts by the government and the African Development Bank (AfDB). The reforms, operationalised in 2014 led to establishment of the Togo Revenue Authority (OTR). This has seen tax cash revenue increase by 26 percent to ...

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New EU funding to strengthen security sector and support socio-economic and regional development in Tunisia

BRUSSELS, 31 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The EU adopted the first part of its annual assistance package in favour of Tunisia for a total amount of €116.8 million. It aims to strengthen the security sector and to support socio-economic and regional development. The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini said: "A strong and ...

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Thousands of unregistered children born in Liberia during Ebola crisis at risk of exploitation – UNICEF

NEW YORK, 31 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today that the more than 70,000 Liberian children whose births were not recorded during the Ebola outbreak may be unable to access basic health and social services, obtain identity documents, and risk the danger of being trafficked or illegally adopted. “No child should suffer the indignity, or not have ...

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Ebola: UN emergency response mission winds down as WHO announces possible ‘game changer’ vaccine

NEW YORK, 31 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Having achieved its “core objective” of scaling up global action to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response will officially wind down today, transferring its role to the World Health Organization (WHO), which just announced that an experimental vaccine being tested in Guinea appears to be highly effective and ...

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DEPUTY MINISTER THABETHE TO ADDRESS FUNDERS AND ENTREPRENEURS

PRETORIA, South Africa, 31 July 2015 / PRN Africa / -- MEDIA ADVISORY DATE: 31 JULY2015 TO: ALL NEWS EDITORS AND JOURNALISTS DEPUTY MINISTER OF SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MS ELIZABETH THABETHE TO ADDRESS FUNDERS AND ENTREPRENEURS Deputy Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Elizabeth Thabethe will address funders and entrepreneurs during Stakeholder Day which will be on Tuesday, the 4th August 2015 ...

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