The African Union warns against any Unconstitutional Change of Government in Lesotho: The AU expresses full support to SADC efforts to address the crisis

The African Union warns against any Unconstitutional Change of Government in Lesotho: The AU expresses full support to SADC efforts to address the crisis

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is following ...

Switzerland steps up aid to fight Ebola epidemic in West Africa

Switzerland steps up aid to fight Ebola epidemic in West Africa

BERN, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Switzerland is stepping up its aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Swiss Humanitarian Aid has ...

One MSF staff member returned, three still missing in DRC / After the escape of one of our abducted colleagues, MSF asks for help to find the three other members of our team who were taken more than a year ago

One MSF staff member returned, three still missing in DRC / After the escape of one of our abducted colleagues, MSF asks for help to find the three other members of our team who were taken more than a year ago

PARIS, France, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On Friday, August 29, Chantal, one of the four members of the MSF team abducted in North Kivu, was found ...

Central African Republic: Renewed violence in capital and throughout the country

Central African Republic: Renewed violence in capital and throughout the country

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Although security had apparently been improving in Bangui, fighting between international forces and ...

Eurail and Grimaldi Lines Enhance Their Partnership

Eurail and Grimaldi Lines Enhance Their Partnership

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurail Pass travelers can benefit from up to a 40% discount on European ferry crossings  Grimaldi Lines and Eurail have ...

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Lesotho

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Lesotho

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Secretary-General is concerned about the reported military takeover in Lesotho. He calls for respect for the ...

Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia International partners welcome reconciliation progress in Kismayo

Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia International partners welcome reconciliation progress in Kismayo

MOGADISHU, Somalia, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and European Union (EU) welcomed ...

The African Union warns against any Unconstitutional Change of Government in Lesotho: The AU expresses full support to SADC efforts to address the crisis

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is following with deep concern the ongoing developments in the Kingdom of Lesotho and the deteriorating political situation in the country. The Chairperson of the Commission urges the various parties in Lesotho to resolve their political ...

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Switzerland steps up aid to fight Ebola epidemic in West Africa

BERN, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Switzerland is stepping up its aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Swiss Humanitarian Aid has committed an additional CHF 1 million to fund various direct operations in Liberia. A specially chartered plane will leave on Monday with 14 tonnes of medical supplies on board. In addition, the agreement between Swiss Humanitarian ...

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One MSF staff member returned, three still missing in DRC / After the escape of one of our abducted colleagues, MSF asks for help to find the three other members of our team who were taken more than a year ago

PARIS, France, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- On Friday, August 29, Chantal, one of the four members of the MSF team abducted in North Kivu, was found unharmed. However, MSF remains with no news about our colleagues Philippe, Richard, and Romy more than 13 months after they disappeared. We continue our search and issue a new call to anyone who may be in a position to help with their ...

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Central African Republic: Renewed violence in capital and throughout the country

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Although security had apparently been improving in Bangui, fighting between international forces and armed men erupted in the Kilometre 5 district of the capital on 19 and 20 August. Among the many casualties was a Central African Red Cross driver and first-aid worker who was shot and killed while evacuating casualties. "Throughout ...

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Eurail and Grimaldi Lines Enhance Their Partnership

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurail Pass travelers can benefit from up to a 40% discount on European ferry crossings  Grimaldi Lines and Eurail have augmented their partnership, offering Eurail Pass travelers even deeper discounts on ferry crossings between Spain, Greece, Sicily and Sardinia. From September 1, 2014 Eurail's benefit partner Grimaldi Lines offers a 20% discount ...

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Lesotho

NEW YORK, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Secretary-General is concerned about the reported military takeover in Lesotho. He calls for respect for the constitutional order and democratic rule. He urges all parties to refrain from violence and work together towards a peaceful and lasting resolution of their differences. The Secretary-General welcomes earlier efforts by SADC, the ...

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Joint statement by the UN, IGAD and EU Envoys to Somalia International partners welcome reconciliation progress in Kismayo

MOGADISHU, Somalia, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The United Nations, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and European Union (EU) welcomed the agreement by Col Barre Adan Shire (Barre Hiiraale) to participate in a reconciliation process and for his irregular military forces to present themselves for screening and potential integration into the Somali National Army ...

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How Movitel has changed the life of Mozambican people: From a house helper to a boss – one in many fairy tales created by Movitel

MAPUTO, Mozambique, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Antonio Edmundo, 23 years old, is currently the director of the Movitel's district center island Ilha de Mozambique, Nampula province. Just two years ago, he was only a house helper in the office this business center of Movitel, SA – a joint venture between Vietnamese company Viettel and Mozambique's SPI Company. Antonio's journey ...

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WHO Ebola Disease Outbreak News: Senegal

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Epidemiology and surveillance On 30 August 2014, Senegal's Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs provided WHO with details about a case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) announced in that country on 29 August. WHO has also received details of the emergency investigation immediately launched by the Government. Testing and ...

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Political Tensions in Lesotho

WASHINGTON, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC August 30, 2014 The United States is deeply concerned by clashes between security forces today in Lesotho, and calls upon government officials and all parties to remain committed to peaceful political dialogue and to follow democratic processes in line with the Lesotho ...

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