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Discover Africa-Newsroom.com, APO’s new press release distribution platform dedicated to Africa

APO-Source, the first database of press releases related to Africa will be discontinued at the end of the year after 8 years of operation

Starting today, we invite you to visit Africa-Newsroom.com, APO’s new press release distribution platform dedicated to Africa.

Africa-Newsroom.com is available in four languages (English, French, Arabic and Portuguese), each with its own Twitter feed. It features a powerful internal search engine allowing you to search press releases per country, industry, subject, and publication time. You are also able to search for multimedia content specifically.

Journalists will be able to copy, share, download, embed, create customized RSS feeds, create customized email feeds, create customized FTP feeds, create customized widgets, and take the content to other websites for all major CMS types.

Journalists are encouraged to create a profile on Africa-Newsroom.com to access even more powerful features including preference settings, homepage personalization, dedicated news feeds, and more.

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Découvrez Africa-Newsroom.com, la nouvelle plate-forme de distribution de communiqués de presse liés à l’Afrique

Créée en 2007, APO-Source, la première base de données de communiqués de presse liés à l’Afrique sera supprimé à la fin de l’année

Nous vous invitons dés maintenant à découvrir Africa-Newsroom.com, la nouvelle plate-forme de distribution de communiqués de presse liés à l’Afrique.

Africa-Newsroom.com est disponible en quatre langues (anglais, français, arabe et portugais), chacune avec son propre compte Twitter. Le site dispose également d’un puissant moteur de recherche interne vous permettant de rechercher des communiqués de presse par pays, par secteur d’activité, sujet, date de publication. Vous pouvez également rechercher spécifiquement du contenu multimédia.

Les journalistes seront en mesure de copier, partager, télécharger, intégrer (embed), créer des flux RSS personnalisés, créer des alertes email personnalisées, créer des FTP personnalisés, créer des widgets personnalisés, et de prendre le contenu pour l’intégrer sur d’autres sites Web.

Les journalistes sont encouragés à créer un profil sur Africa-Newsroom.com pour accéder à encore plus de fonctionnalités, dont des paramètres de personnalisation avancés, la personnalisation de la page d’accueil et des flux de communiqués de presse, et plus encore.

The World Health Organization, leadership and staff, are outraged by recent reports of alleged sexual exploitation and abuse in the context of the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The actions allegedly perpetrated by individuals identifying themselves as working for WHO are unacceptable and will be robustly investigated. The betrayal of people in the communities we serve… Read more on https://who.africa-newsroom.com/press/world-health-organization-who-to-investigate-allegations-of-sexual-exploitation-and-abuse-in-ebola-response-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo?lang=en

Ministers of Health from seven small African island states today signed an agreement to jointly procure drugs and vaccines in a bid to improve quality and access to medicines and other health products. The ministers from Cabo Verde, Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Mauritius, Sao Tome & Principe and Seychelles that form the Small Island Developing States signed the Pooled Procurement agreement… Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/african-island-states-launch-joint-medicines-procurement-initiative?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 29 September 2020

A Whole New Finals: NBA Restart by the Numbers

The Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat and the Western Conference champion Los Angeles Lakers will tip off the NBA (http://www.NBA.com) Finals 2020 presented by [YouTube TV](https://tv.youtube.com/welcome/) (https://bit.ly/2S6vdmK) on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC and ESPN Radio in the United States. The NBA Finals will reach fans live in 215 countries and territories in 48 languages.… Read more on https://nba.africa-newsroom.com/press/a-whole-new-finals-nba-restart-by-the-numbers?lang=en

The ‘Leveraging the Power of Technology for Oilfield Optimization’ webinar was organized by Microsoft in partnership with Africa Oil & Power (http://www.AfricaOilandPower.com/) and the African Energy Chamber; Lower production costs are paramount to a revamped global oil sector with technology to spearhead cost reductions; The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technology adoption as an integral… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/data-emerges-as-crucial-component-of-postcovid19-oil-industry-recovery?lang=en

Bilan total : 4,832 (+12) Rétablis : 3,117 (+18) | 64% Cas actifs : 1,686 Testés : 490,225 (+1,283) Décés : 29 (+0) | 0.6% Taux de positivité : 0.9% Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-rwanda-covid19-case-update-28-september-2020?lang=fr

Total cases: 4,832 (+12) Recovered: 3,117 (+18) | 64% Active cases: 1,686 Tests: 490,225 (+1,283) Deaths: 29 (+0) | 0.6% Test positivity rate: 0.9% Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-rwanda-covid19-case-update-28-september-2020?lang=en

Today 210 people have tested positive from a sample size of 3,604 tested in the last 24 hours, bringing to 38,378 the number of confirmed positive cases in the country. Our cumulative tests are now 545,019. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-kenya-covid19-update-29-september-2020?lang=en

Active cases: 1,306 New cases: 10 New tests: 127 Total confirmed: 3,579 Recovered: 2,161 (+0) Deaths: 112 (+1) Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-gambia-covid19-case-update-29-september-2020?lang=en

While several French court rulings have dismissed all of his claims, Moïse Katumbi persists in his attempts to seize assets that he sold several years ago, citing local court decisions. Interventions by armed forces in the Katanga region on behalf of Moïse Katumbi constitute a threat to the rule of law in the country. On Friday morning, 25 September 2020, at 7:30 am, dozens of armed police officers… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/nouveau-coup-de-force-de-lhomme-daffaires-et-homme-politique-moise-katumbi-en-republique-democratique-du-congo?lang=en

La commande de compresseurs de réfrigérant principaux (CRP) comprend 12 turbines à gaz et 24 compresseurs centrifuges, dans le cadre de quatre « méga trains » GNL supplémentaires ; Parmi les transactions les plus importantes de GNL pour Baker Hughes au cours des cinq dernières années, tant pour les MTPA que pour l’équipement attribué ; Le projet représente une étape importante vers l’augmentation… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/baker-hughes-announces-major-lng-turbomachinery-order-from-qatar-petroleum-for-the-north-field-east-nfe-project?lang=fr

Order for main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) consists of 12 gas turbines and 24 centrifugal compressors, as part of four additional LNG “mega trains”; Among largest LNG deals for Baker Hughes in the past five years, for both MTPA and equipment awarded; Project represents a significant step toward boosting Qatari LNG production capacity from 77 million to 110 million tons by 2025, propelling Qatar… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/baker-hughes-announces-major-lng-turbomachinery-order-from-qatar-petroleum-for-the-north-field-east-nfe-project?lang=en

Tests conducted: 4152480 Positive cases identified: 671669 Total recoveries: 604478 Total deaths: 16586 New cases: 903 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-south-africa-covid19-statistics-in-south-africa-28-september-2020?lang=en

COVID-19 Update: Our recoveries now stand at 604478 (90% recovered) with a total of 50605 active cases. Regrettably, we report 188 more COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 16586. Click the link to view the full report: https://buff.ly/2S6LGHt. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-south-africa-covid19-update-for-south-africa-28-september-2020?lang=en

Speaking ahead of the 11th annual African Property Investment (API) Summit Virtual (https://www.APISummit.co.za/), which is taking place online from 30 September – 01 October 2020, Standard Bank’s Head of Real Estate Finance, Africa Regions, Niyi Adeleye, commented that while the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the sector, those with the necessary capital have continued to seize opportunities.… Read more on https://apievents.africa-newsroom.com/press/800-african-real-estate-investors-and-developers-meet-online-to-build-a-post-pandemic-future?lang=en

COVID-19 update: As at 28 September 2020, Zimbabwe had 7816 confirmed cases, including 6112 recoveries and 228 deaths. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-zimbabwe-covid19-update-28-september-2020?lang=en

Cumulative Cases: 14,660 Total Recoveries: 13,821 COVID-19 Deaths: 111 COVID-19 Associated Deaths: 218 Active Cases: 507 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-zambia-daily-status-update-28-september-2020?lang=en

Over 1.4 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent – with more than 1.1 million recoveries & 35,000 deaths cumulatively.

View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: https://arcg.is/XvuSX. Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-africa-who-covid19-africa-update-28-september-2020?lang=en

Daily Laboratory test: 4,747 Severe cases: 247 New recovered: 390 New deaths: 7 New cases: 612

Total Laboratory test: 1,260,929 Active cases: 42,012 Total recovered: 30,753 Total deaths: 1,177 Total cases: 73,944 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-ethiopia-covid19-reported-cases-in-ethiopia-28-september-2020?lang=en

L’agence des Nations Unies responsable de l’agriculture et de la nutrition avertit qu’en Afrique, le gaspillage alimentaire se produit principalement entre la récolte et le point de vente. Ce type de pertes est de 14% au niveau mondial et s’élève à 4 milliards de dollars par an en Afrique subsaharienne. Ces chiffres ont été annoncés dans la perspective de la première Journée internationale… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/la-covid19-augmente-le-gaspillage-daliments-frais-dans-les-pays-a-faible-revenue?lang=fr

6 nouveaux patients guéris, 1 nouveau décès enregistré et 6 nouveaux cas confirmés sur les 456 personnes testées ce jour. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-togo–chiffres-mis-a-jour-le-28-septembre-2020-a-2234?lang=fr

Situation journalière :

Tests réalisés : 5381 Nouveaux cas : 24 Hospitalisations : 5 Guérisons : 21 Décés : 0 Réanimation : 5 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-gabon–situation-epidemiologique-au-gabon-28-septembre-2020?lang=fr

Confirmés : 16348 En traitement : 1132 Guéris : 14922 Formes graves : 17 Décès : 229 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-madagascar–statistiques-du-28-septembre-2020?lang=fr

A província de Luanda registou três óbitos por COVID-19 nas últimas 24 horas. Os falecidos são cidadãos nacionais de 40, 45 e 62 anos: dois do sexo masculino e um do sexo feminino. Além das mortes, as autoridades sanitárias notificaram 46 casos positivos, dos quais um na província do Bengo e os restantes em Luanda, nas localidades de Viana, Kilamba Kiaxi, Talatona, Maianga, Belas e Ingombota,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-angola-mais-recuperados-e-menos-infeccoes?lang=pt

African Union Member States (55) reporting COVID-19 cases (1,465,023) deaths (35,750), and recoveries (1,210,548) by region: Central (57,694 cases; 1,078 deaths; 50,403 recoveries): Burundi (485; 1; 472), Cameroon (20,838; 418; 19,440), CAR (4,806; 62; 1,840), Chad (1,185; 85; 1,006), Congo (5,089; 89; 3,995), DRC (10,624; 271; 10,093), Equatorial Guinea (5,028; 83; 4,740), Gabon (8,728; 54; 7,934),… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-african-union-member-states-55-reporting-covid19-cases-1465023-deaths-35750-and-recoveries-1210548?lang=en

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