Government announces additional €1 million to tackle Ebola

Government announces additional €1 million to tackle Ebola

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Government is to provide an additional €1 million to the UN to fight Ebola in West Africa, Minister for ...

FY 2015 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Tanzania

FY 2015 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Tanzania

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Funding Opportunity Announcement Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration October 30, 2014 Funding Opportunity ...

New Ebola Treatment Unit opens in Monrovia, Liberia

New Ebola Treatment Unit opens in Monrovia, Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today a new Ebola treatment unit opens at the former Ministry of Defence compound, on the outskirts of ...

Ethiopia: Enhanced emergency response in Gambella

Ethiopia: Enhanced emergency response in Gambella

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- With the conflict in South Sudan prompting civilians to seek refuge in Ethiopia, and intercommunal ...

Statement on the 2014 Article IV Mission to Mauritania

Statement on the 2014 Article IV Mission to Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lead by Mercedes Vera Martin visited Nouakchott from ...

ICRC president completes talks with African Union and Ethiopian leaders

ICRC president completes talks with African Union and Ethiopian leaders

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), today concluded a ...

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the Passing of H.E. Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia

Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the Passing of H.E. Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia

TOKYO, Japan, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. On receiving the news of the passing of H.E. Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, ...

Government announces additional €1 million to tackle Ebola

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Government is to provide an additional €1 million to the UN to fight Ebola in West Africa, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan and Minister of State for Development, Trade Promotion, and North-South Co-operation Sean Sherlock, announced today. The funding is being provided to the new UN Mission for Emergency Ebola ...

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FY 2015 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Tanzania

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Funding Opportunity Announcement Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration October 30, 2014 Funding Opportunity Number: PRM-PRMOAPAF-15-003-050218 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number: 19.517 - Overseas Refugee Assistance Programs for Africa Announcement issuance date: Thursday, October 30, 2014 Proposal submission ...

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New Ebola Treatment Unit opens in Monrovia, Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today a new Ebola treatment unit opens at the former Ministry of Defence compound, on the outskirts of Monrovia. This new unit adds another 200 beds to the almost 500 currently available for Ebola patients in the Liberian capital, which remains the epicentre of the outbreak. While new cases continue to be reported in the capital city, ...

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Ethiopia: Enhanced emergency response in Gambella

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- With the conflict in South Sudan prompting civilians to seek refuge in Ethiopia, and intercommunal violence generating internal displacement in different parts of the country, the ICRC and its partners have been moving quickly to bring aid to the people who need it most. During the first half of 2014, the ICRC and its partners within ...

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Statement on the 2014 Article IV Mission to Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lead by Mercedes Vera Martin visited Nouakchott from October 20−30 to conduct discussions for the 2014 Article IV consultation. At the end of the visit Ms. Vera Martin, issued the following statement: “Mauritania's economic developments remained favorable, despite deteriorating ...

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ICRC president completes talks with African Union and Ethiopian leaders

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), today concluded a three-day visit to Ethiopia, during which he held talks with African Union (AU) and Ethiopian leaders and with representatives of the Ethiopian Red Cross Society. The humanitarian situation in countries suffering the effects of armed ...

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Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the Passing of H.E. Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia

TOKYO, Japan, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- 1. On receiving the news of the passing of H.E. Mr. Michael Chilufya Sata, President of the Republic of Zambia, the Government of Japan expresses sincere condolences to his bereaved family and the Government and the people of the Republic of Zambia. 2. President Sata advocated people-led economic growth and development and was committed to ...

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Norway pledges NOK 300 million to stimulate private investment in clean energy in Africa

OSLO, Norway, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- ‘More than 700 million people in Africa lack electricity, and the continent is in urgent need of investment in renewable energy. Norway will therefore contribute NOK 300 million to Green Africa Power, which is intended to encourage commercial actors to invest in sub-Saharan Africa,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Green Africa ...

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Jumia Partners with the Ivorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- In order to inaugurate their partnership, Jumia (https://www.jumia.ci) and the Ivorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (http://www.cci.ci) are organizing a symbolic ceremony at the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Côte d'Ivoire on Thursday 30th October. Amongst the guest speakers: Fatoumata Ba, Managing Director of Jumia ...

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Ebola virus disease – International Red Cross and Crescent Movement Statement / The world needs humanitarian workers in West Africa. Stigmatizing them or restricting their movement will hinder the global response.

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 31, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- An effective global response to the Ebola virus disease crisis in West Africa requires unhindered movement to and from the region for humanitarian workers. The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is urging all governments to support and facilitate this, and ensure health workers returning from Ebola-affected countries ...

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