INFORMATION SOCIETY IS WHAT WILL ENABLE AFRICA TO MAKE THE LEAP INTO THE 21ST CENTURY- AUC DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TELLS AFRICAN EXPERTS OF COMMUNICATION AND ICT

INFORMATION SOCIETY IS WHAT WILL ENABLE AFRICA TO MAKE THE LEAP INTO THE 21ST CENTURY- AUC DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TELLS AFRICAN EXPERTS OF COMMUNICATION AND ICT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The meeting of experts of the First Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Communication and ICT ...

Somalia: Critical Food and Nutrition Situation Persists

Somalia: Critical Food and Nutrition Situation Persists

MOGADISHU, Somalia, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The results of the latest Food Security and Nutrition Assessment for Somalia, presented today in Mogadishu, ...

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) (http://www.jse.co.za), the continent's largest exchange, ...

Mohamed Ibn Chambas reiterates the support of the UN to a successful conclusion of the transition in Burkina Faso

Mohamed Ibn Chambas reiterates the support of the UN to a successful conclusion of the transition in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, August 28, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General and Head of the United Nations ...

IOM Resumes Evacuation of South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

IOM Resumes Evacuation of South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 28, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- IOM Ethiopia this week resumed its emergency evacuation of South Sudanese refugees from the border, which ...

UNEP Executive Director Concludes Visit to Uganda

UNEP Executive Director Concludes Visit to Uganda

GENEVA, Switzerland, August 27, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner yesterday concluded a ...

IMF Mission Concludes the 2015 Article IV Discussions and Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Tunisia on the Sixth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement

IMF Mission Concludes the 2015 Article IV Discussions and Announces Staff-Level Agreement with Tunisia on the Sixth Review under the Stand-By Arrangement

TUNIS, Tunisia, August 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Mr. Amine Mati, IMF Mission Chief for Tunisia, issued the following statement today in Washington: “IMF staff ...

INFORMATION SOCIETY IS WHAT WILL ENABLE AFRICA TO MAKE THE LEAP INTO THE 21ST CENTURY- AUC DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TELLS AFRICAN EXPERTS OF COMMUNICATION AND ICT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The meeting of experts of the First Specialized Technical Committee (STC) on Communication and ICT (CCICT) has started at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Bringing together work that falls under the African Union's Directorate of Information and Communication (DIC) with that of the Department of Infrastructure ...

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Somalia: Critical Food and Nutrition Situation Persists

MOGADISHU, Somalia, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The results of the latest Food Security and Nutrition Assessment for Somalia, presented today in Mogadishu, indicate that the country's humanitarian situation remains alarming. Compared to six months ago, the number of people who face food crisis or emergency increased by 17 per cent, from 731,000 to 855,000. The number of those in ...

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REGIONAL ECONOMIC BLOCS KEY TO ATTAINING PAN-AFRICANISM

ARUSHA, Tanzania, 31 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- Strong regional economic communities (RECs) are the key to Africa's long term goal of creating a vibrant, united and prosperous continent. South Africa's High Commissioner to Tanzania and the East African Community, His Excellency Thamsanqa D. Mseleku, said his country was committed to the creation of strong and viable RECs across the entire ...

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Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path

Emerging active partnerships are leveraging the demand from underdeveloped countries to quantitate CD4 cell markers in HIV patients, finds Frost & Sullivan  MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With increasing clinical applications, the global market for flow cytometry is experiencing a rise in active partnerships. The primary reason for this is the demand in underdeveloped nations to ...

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New report targets women’s participation in agribusiness

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, 31 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The African Development Bank has launched a report that seeks to empower women to take the lead in agribusiness and agriculture value chains thus participating in Africa's economic growth process. The report, Economic Empowerment of African Women Through Equitable Participation in Agricultural Value Chains, identifies opportunities for women ...

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Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 31, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) (http://www.jse.co.za), the continent's largest exchange, today have officially launched JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap (IRS) Futures. Logo: http://www.photos.apo-opa.com/plog-content/images/apo/logos/jse-1.png The new JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap (IRS) Futures will be based on the Johannesburg ...

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Global initiative seeks local solutions to global problems

ROME, 31 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- FAO and the Swedish-based development cooperation organization We Effect have agreed to work together to strengthen small-scale forest and farm producers' organizations in developing countries so they can access land and markets and improve the livelihoods of their members. A partnership agreement signed today will initially involve eight countries: Bolivia, ...

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Global initiative seeks local solutions to global problems

GENEVA, 31 August 2015 / PRN Africa / -- The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement has today launched Voices to Action, a global initiative to gather community solutions to some of today's pressing humanitarian challenges. Thoughts and ideas generated through a dedicated website – www.voicestoaction.org – and at community events in five countries will be shared with governments at the 32nd ...

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AWS Truepower Announces Major Expansion Of Its Due Diligence Team In Response To Growing Market Demand

ALBANY, New York, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AWS Truepower, an international leader in wind and solar energy consulting and engineering services, has responded to the growing success of its due diligence services by expanding its team with several well-known industry veterans and skilled specialists. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150828/261993LOGO Starting August 24, Gill Howard Larsen ...

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Smartphone Data Traffic Explodes in US, Witness over 300% Growth in 2 Years

African Americans Top the Overall Data Traffic, Followed by Hispanics BOSTON, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Strategy Analytics' Telemetry Intelligence Platform, consumer appetite for data (Cellular and Wi-Fi combined) has exploded over threefold between H2 2013 and H1 2015. During the first half of 2015, on average, US Smartphone users consumed 9.7 GB / Month, of which only 1.6 GB / Month or 17% ...

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