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Month: July 2024

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A war on people: The catastrophic toll of violence in Sudan

APO International

A war on people: The catastrophic toll of violence in Sudan

 A report released by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today reveals a collapse in the protection of civilians in Sudan, where communities continue to face indiscriminate violence, killings, torture, and sexual violence while attacks on health workers and medical facilities persist.  The report, A War on People: The Human Cost of Conflict and Violence in Sudan, describes how both the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), along with allied groups, […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 1

Stellantis strengthens its grip on the Moroccan market with Sopriam acquisition, a subsidiary of the Al Mada Group

APO International

Stellantis strengthens its grip on the Moroccan market with Sopriam acquisition, a subsidiary of the Al Mada Group

 Stellantis (www.Stellantis.com) now overseeing import and distribution for Peugeot, Citroën, and DS Automobile brands; The group reaffirms its commitment to boosting Morocco's automotive industry; Enhanced and unified customer experience across Morocco in line with Stellantis' high standards. In a strategic move, Stellantis has announced a two-phase acquisition of Sopriam, a subsidiary of the Al Mada group. The initial phase involves immediate majority control, followed by the full acquisition of 100% of shares […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 1

Uganda Wins the Rights to Host the African Humanitarian Agency

APO International

Uganda Wins the Rights to Host the African Humanitarian Agency

 During the 45th Session of its Executive Session, the African Union Executive Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the second highest decision making Body of the African Union, selected Uganda as host of the African Humanitarian Agency. The decision was reached during the African Union 45th Session in Accra, Ghana from 18th - 19th July 2024. The African Humanitarian Agency is a Specialized Technical Agency of the African Union charged […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 1

Tosyali Sulb Started the Investment of the World’s Largest Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) Complex in Benghazi, Libya

APO International

Tosyali Sulb Started the Investment of the World’s Largest Direct Reduced Iron (DRI) Complex in Benghazi, Libya

 Tosyalı (www.TosyaliHolding.com), a global green steel producer, has started a new world-class steel investment in Benghazi / Libya following its investments in Turkey, Algeria, Senegal, Angola, and Spain. Continuing its worldwide growth by expanding its investment geography to three continents, Tosyalı further expands its sphere of influence in the Mediterranean basin with Benghazi / Libya, which formerly entered with Algeria. Making statements after the ceremony, The Chairman of Tosyalı Holding, Fuat […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 2

Resilient and Empowered African Community Health (REACH): Adut brings health and hope to her community

APO International

Resilient and Empowered African Community Health (REACH): Adut brings health and hope to her community

 Over the past months, the South Sudan Red Cross has trained more than 70 dedicated individuals as community health workers in Wau State, nestled within the rugged landscapes of Western Bahr el Ghazal region.  As part of the Resilient and Empowered African Community Health (REACH) initiative, these local heroes have become a lifeline for their communities, offering essential health services right at their doorsteps. Equipped not only with medical knowledge but […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 2

Local

O&L group announces notice of termination of Pick n Pay Namibia franchise agreement

    The O&L Group, through WUM Properties (Pty) Ltd trading as Pick n Pay Namibia, owns and operates 19 Pick n Pay branded retail stores in Namibia under a franchise agreement with Pick n Pay South Africa (as franchisor). The O&L Group, through WUM Properties (Pty) Ltd, has given notice to terminate the franchise agreement with Pick n Pay South Africa by 30 June 2025. This strategic decision aligns […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 1

Opinion Pieces

Understanding Preservation Funds

    A preservation fund is a savings vehicle into which you can transfer your retirement savings, from a retirement fund (pension or provident fund), with the aim of preserving funds for your financial well-being in retirement.  This vehicle is primarily used when people resign or change jobs, which then becomes a tax-free transfer from your existing retirement fund into a preservation fund of your choice. Preservation can either be […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 1

World

US Secret Service ‘failed’ in mission to protect Trump: director

      US Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle acknowledged on Monday that the agency "failed" in its mission to prevent the assassination attempt on former president Donald Trump. "The Secret Service's solemn mission is to protect our nation's leaders," Cheatle said during testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability. "On July 13, we failed," she said. "As director of the United States Secret Service, I take full […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 3

Namibia

Inmates fighting for conjugal visits

      American national convicted of murder, Kevan Townsend and trial-awaiting prisoner, a former magistrate, Jaco Kennedy appeared in the Windhoek High Court on Monday, in their fight for conjugal and private family visits. The two, appearing before Judge Collins Parker, are suing the Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security, the Windhoek Correctional Facility, Commissioner General of the Namibian Correctional Service, Raphael Hamunyela, and the Ombudsman, for […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 2

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