Democratic Republic of Congo – Awarding of the Sakharov Prize to Dr. Denis Mukwege (October 21, 2014)

Democratic Republic of Congo – Awarding of the Sakharov Prize to Dr. Denis Mukwege (October 21, 2014)

PARIS, France, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- France welcomes the European Parliament's decision to award the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Dr. ...

Windiga Energy Gets Green Light for the Construction of a 20-MW Solar Power Plant in Burkina Faso

Windiga Energy Gets Green Light for the Construction of a 20-MW Solar Power Plant in Burkina Faso

MONTREAL, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Signs Agreements with the National Power Utilities of Mauritania and Ghana Windiga Energy, a Canadian-based independent renewable energy ...

Celebrating Dr Mukwege as 2014 Sakharov Prize Winner

Celebrating Dr Mukwege as 2014 Sakharov Prize Winner

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- I was very pleased to learn that the European Parliament has awarded Europe's top human rights ...

Senegal: Chad’s Inaction Won’t Prevent Habré Trial / Refusal to Transfer Alleged Accomplices to Senegal Special Court

Senegal: Chad’s Inaction Won’t Prevent Habré Trial / Refusal to Transfer Alleged Accomplices to Senegal Special Court

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Chadian government's refusal to transfer two alleged accomplices of former Chadian dictator Hissène ...

Shirika la ndege la flydubai linasherehekea ukuaji wake wa haraka katika Afrika Mashariki na uzinduzi wa safari mbili za ndege za Tanzania

Shirika la ndege la flydubai linasherehekea ukuaji wake wa haraka katika Afrika Mashariki na uzinduzi wa safari mbili za ndege za Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Uzinduzi wa safari za ndege za Dar es Salaam na Unguja za shirika la ndege la flydubai ...

3 Tips to Put a New Spin on Your Content Development Strategy

3 Tips to Put a New Spin on Your Content Development Strategy

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the percentage of consumers researching products online continues to rise, the first interaction you are likely to have with a potential ...

flydubai celebrates its rapid expansion in East Africa with two inaugural flights to Tanzania

flydubai celebrates its rapid expansion in East Africa with two inaugural flights to Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Dubai-based flydubai's inaugural flights to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar touched down today in Tanzania ...

Democratic Republic of Congo – Awarding of the Sakharov Prize to Dr. Denis Mukwege (October 21, 2014)

PARIS, France, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- France welcomes the European Parliament's decision to award the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Dr. Denis Mukwege. Through this award, the European Parliament pays tribute to Dr. Mukwege's tireless and courageous commitment to providing the care and psychological support needed by women who have been victims of sexual violence. His ...

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Windiga Energy Gets Green Light for the Construction of a 20-MW Solar Power Plant in Burkina Faso

MONTREAL, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Signs Agreements with the National Power Utilities of Mauritania and Ghana Windiga Energy, a Canadian-based independent renewable energy power producer, today announced the signature of a power purchase agreement ("PPA") with the National Electricity Company of Burkina Faso (SONABEL) for the construction and operation of a 20-megawatt photovoltaic plant located in ...

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Celebrating Dr Mukwege as 2014 Sakharov Prize Winner

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- I was very pleased to learn that the European Parliament has awarded Europe's top human rights prize to Denis Mukwege for his work helping victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Dr Mukwege founded a hospital for rape victims and is a fierce advocate for women rights. Despite an attempted ...

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Senegal: Chad’s Inaction Won’t Prevent Habré Trial / Refusal to Transfer Alleged Accomplices to Senegal Special Court

GENEVA, Switzerland, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Chadian government's refusal to transfer two alleged accomplices of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to the special court in Senegal trying crimes during his rule will not prevent his trial, Human Rights Watch said today. The Chadian government should try the two men and others accused of Habré-era crimes in Chad based on ...

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Shirika la ndege la flydubai linasherehekea ukuaji wake wa haraka katika Afrika Mashariki na uzinduzi wa safari mbili za ndege za Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Uzinduzi wa safari za ndege za Dar es Salaam na Unguja za shirika la ndege la flydubai (http://www.flydubai.com) lililo na makao yake Dubai ziliwasili nchini Tanzania leo. Njia hizo mpya zinasisitiza ukuaji wa haraka wa flydubai barani Afrika, na kukuza mtandao wa shirika hilo la ndege mara mbili likiwa na vituo 12 mwaka huu. ...

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3 Tips to Put a New Spin on Your Content Development Strategy

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the percentage of consumers researching products online continues to rise, the first interaction you are likely to have with a potential customer will be through your website.  In order to rank well with search engines and entice your customer to come back for more, a well thought-out content development strategy is a small-business marketer's "must-have." It is ...

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flydubai celebrates its rapid expansion in East Africa with two inaugural flights to Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Dubai-based flydubai's inaugural flights to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar touched down today in Tanzania (http://www.flydubai.com). The new routes further underline flydubai's rapid expansion in Africa, which has seen the carrier's network double to 12 destinations this year. Logo: ...

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The UK donates security equipment to Tunisian authorities

LONDON, 22 October 2014 / PRN Africa / -- British Ambassador to Tunisia presents advanced security equipment to Tunisian authorities to help counter terrorism British Ambassador Hamish Cowell handed over yesterday Explosive Trace Detection equipment to the Tunisian Ministry of Interior. In a ceremony to present the equipment and sign a Memorandum of Understanding, the Ambassador said: This is a pilot project ...

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South African delegation participates in a meeting of the Tripartite Mechanism on Dialogue and Cooperation in Angola

PRETORIA, South Africa, 22 October 2014 / PRN Africa / -- A South African Government delegation comprising of the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane; Minister of State Security, Mr David Mahlobo; Minister of Energy, Ms Tina Joemat-Pettersson; and the Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Mr Obed Bapela, participated in the Second ...

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EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific / €41 million effort should help end hunger, foster stability and adapt to climate change

ROME, Italy, October 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) have launched a €41 million, 4.5-year programme to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands and degraded lands in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. The programme, named Action Against Desertification, is crucial ...

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