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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.

La 9ème édition du Sommet Africités a été lancée ce mardi 17 mai 2022 à Kisumu par Son Excellence, Uhuru Kenyatta, Président de la République du Kenya. L´ancien chef d’État seychellois, Son Excellence Danny Faure, a également pris part à la cérémonie officielle en présence de 3500 délégués du monde entier et de plus de 2000 autorités locales. Pour cet événement, Kisumu a mis… Read more on https://uclga.africa-newsroom.com/press/9th-africities-summit-official-opening-of-the-9th-edition-of-the-africities-summit?lang=fr

The 9th edition of the Africities Summit has been launched today in Kisumu by His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya. Former Seychelles head of state, His Excellency Danny Faure also took part in the official ceremony in the presence of 3500 delegates from around the world and more than 2000 local authorities. For this event, Kisumu has set up an Africities Village at the… Read more on https://uclga.africa-newsroom.com/press/9th-africities-summit-official-opening-of-the-9th-edition-of-the-africities-summit?lang=en

Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io), la principale société de paiement en Afrique, a remporté le prix d’excellence en technologie financière intégrée lors de la 7e édition du sommet Africa Fintech à Washington, D.C., qui s’est tenu parallèlement aux réunions de printemps du FMI et de la Banque mondiale le mois dernier. L’Africa Fintech Summit rassemble diverses parties prenantes de l’espace fintech,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/cellulant-recognised-for-excellence-in-delivering-embedded-fintech-solutions-across-africa?lang=fr

Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rises, ocean heat levels and acidification, all set new records during 2021, while some glaciers reached the point of no return, according to the latest flagship report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), published on Wednesday. [The State of the Climate 2021Opens in new window](https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/bbe6a05f6dae42f2a420cfdd7698e4b1)… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/lifeline-of-renewable-energy-can-steer-world-out-of-climate-crisis-guterres?lang=en

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO), who have had a long, mutually beneficial relationship, have signed an agreement for the joint establishment of an African Energy Bank (www.EnergyChamber.org) at the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition (CAPE VIII) in Luanda, Angola. All parties involved in the signing – Rene Awambeng, Director… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/afreximbank-african-petroleum-producers-organization-appo-launch-african-energy-bank-in-angola?lang=en

Les autorités sanitaires du Mozambique ont déclaré aujourd’hui une épidémie de poliovirus sauvage de type 1 après avoir confirmé qu’un enfant de la province de Tete, dans le nord-est du pays, avait contracté la maladie. Il s’agit du deuxième cas importé de poliovirus sauvage en Afrique australe cette année, après une épidémie au Malawi à la mi-février. Jusqu’à présent, un seul cas… Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/mozambique-confirms-wild-poliovirus-case?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 18 May 2022

Mozambique confirms wild poliovirus case

Health authorities in Mozambique today declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that a child in the country’s north-eastern Tete province had contracted the disease. This marks the second imported case of wild poliovirus in southern Africa this year, following an outbreak in Malawi in mid-February. So far, one case in Mozambique – the country’s first since 1992 – has… Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/mozambique-confirms-wild-poliovirus-case?lang=en

Attendees arrived early at the Durban ICC to start preparing for the enlightening day ahead. The day included nine side events and four thematic panels. Sessions covered a variety of topics from education, climate change and skills development all in support of the elimination of child labour. A key element to the elimination of Child labour that was focus of the day was the tool of education. Sessions… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/children-need-to-be-at-the-centre-they-need-to-be-protected-and-valued-together-we-need-to-endchildlabour?lang=en

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org), led by Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk, met with H.E. Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in Luanda during the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition to discuss strategies to secure more investment in the country. With the DRC representing a frontier market for oil and gas exploration,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/democratic-republic-of-the-congo-minister-african-energy-chamber-meet-in-luanda-pledge-to-work-together-to-secure-investment-in-drc-energy?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 18 May 2022

Disney+ Arrives Today in South Africa

Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company (https://TheWaltDisneyCompany.com), launches today in South Africa. Standard pricing at launch is confirmed at R119 per month, or R1190 for an annual subscription, with sign-up information available at DisneyPlus.com. With over 1000 films, more than 1500 series and a slate of 200 exclusive Originals from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/disney-arrives-today-in-south-africa?lang=en

The Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Water and Sanitation has raised a serious concern about stalling of cases of alleged impropriety within municipalities in the Free State that arose as a result of various Section 106 of the Municipal Systems Act investigations. As a result of that, the committee has resolved to call all law enforcement agencies within the next… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/cooperative-governance-and-traditional-affairs-cogta-committee-resolves-to-call-law-enforcement-agencies-regarding-stalled-municipal-cases-in-free-state?lang=en

The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Sport, Arts and Culture, Ms Beauty Dlulane, has sent condolences to the family, friends and colleagues after the passing of legendary gospel singer Ms Deborah Fraser. Ms Dlulane said she heard with sadness of the passing of this distinguished gospel singer, who attained so many accolades during her lifetime. “The family and the arts sector have sustained… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/committee-chairperson-sends-condolences-on-passing-of-gospel-singer-deborah-fraser?lang=en

No âmbito da sua participação na 5ht Conferência Internacional da Eliminação do Trabalho Infantil, que acontece em Durban, África do Sul, o Ministro da Família, Inclusão e Desenvolvimento Social, Fernando Elísio Freire, foi hoje um dos principais intervenientes na “Sessão da União Africana que abordou as principais políticas para acabar com o trabalho infantil em África”. Dirigindo-se… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/conferencia-internacional-da-eliminacao-do-trabalho-infantil-fernando-elisio-freire-discursa-na-sessao-da-uniao-africana?lang=pt

Ce mardi 17 Mai 2022, le Président de la République et Magistrat Suprême Son Excellence Evariste Ndayishimiye a rencontré, à huis-clos, les membres du corps de la justice Burundaise au Palais Présidentiel Kwa Ntare Rushatsi, dans l’objectif d’arrêter des stratégies visant l’amélioration des prestations dans ce secteur. Dans cette réunion à laquelle étaient conviés les responsables… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-chef-de-letat-rencontre-les-membres-du-corps-de-la-justice-burundaise?lang=fr

Le Président du Conseil Militaire de Transition, Général MAHAMAT IDRISS DEBY ITNO a reçu ce matin les lettres de créance de deux nouveaux Ambassadeurs extraordinaires et plénipotentiaires, dont un résident et un non-résident. Il s’agit de l’Ambassadeur du Niger Aboubacar Hassane Dan Sokoto et Ben Bourgel de l’Etat d’Israël. C’est l’Ambassadeur Aboubacar Hassane Dan Sokoto du Niger… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/diplomatie–les-nouveaux-ambassadeurs-du-niger-et-disrael-prennent-fonction?lang=fr

O Presidente da República defende a união de esforços visando o combate a corrupção e o chamado mercado de empreiteiros falsos, no país. Filipe Nyusi falava, esta segunda-feira, no Palácio da Ponta Vermelha, na recepção dos representantes da Ordem dos Engenheiros de Moçambique. “Podemos fazer conhecimentos e tudo, mas se as pessoas forem corruptas, vão comprar as obras, os negócios,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/presidente-da-republica-defende-o-combater-a-corrupcao-e-o-chamado-mercado-de-empreiteiros-falsos-no-pais?lang=pt

Four new representatives of the United Nations (UN) agencies, namely: the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the International Labour Organisation (ILO), and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), presented their credentials to Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, Minister for Foreign Affairs & Tourism, at the Foreign Affairs… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/accreditation-of-four-representatives-of-the-united-nations-agencies-to-seychelles?lang=en

President Yoweri Museveni met and held talks with the Deputy Minister of Trade of Turkey Mr. Riza Tuna Turagay with whom they discussed a range of business opportunities between the two countries at the sidelines of the ongoing Uganda-Turkey Investment, Trade and Tourism summit in Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort. President Museveni informed the visiting Turkish Trade Minister that now Ugandans are waking… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/uganda-president-museveni-turkish-trade-minister-discuss-investments?lang=en

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Candith Mashego-Dlamini, has today arrived in Geneva, Switzerland to co-chair the Global Network of Focal Points on Women, Peace and Security taking place in Geneva from 18-19 May 2022. South Africa alongside Switzerland are the 2022 co-chairs of the WPS. The theme for the 2022 Swiss-South Africa Co-Chairship of the WPS Focal Points… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-deputy-minister-mashegodlamini-arrives-in-geneva-to-cochair-the-fourth-capital-level-meeting-of-the-global-network-of-national-focal-points-of-women-peace-and-security?lang=en

Eritrean Ambassador to Sudan, Mr. Isa Ahmed Isa delivered a message of President Isaias Afwerki to Gen. Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, Chairman of the Sovereign Council of Sudan, and Vice-Chairman Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo. The message of President Isaias focuses on strengthening bilateral ties as well as the contribution Eritrea could make, as a neighboring country, for Sudan to resolve its internal problem… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/eritrea-ambassador-isa-ahmed-isa-delivers-message-of-president-isaias?lang=en

Un atelier de sensibilisation des acteurs de la justice coutumière sur les principes fondamentaux des droits de l’homme applicables au secteur de la Justice, a eu lieu du 10 au 12 mai 2022 à Aguelhok et Tessalit. Organisé par le bureau régional de la MINUSMA à Kidal, il a réuni des acteurs de la justice coutumière et des autorités traditionnelles de la région. Une centaine de personnes… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/les-acteurs-de-la-justice-coutumiere-daguelhok-et-de-tessalit-sensibilises-sur-les-principes-des-droits-de-lhomme-dans-la-justice?lang=fr

A high-level delegation recently visited communities affected by devastating violence in the southern part of Unity State. Its members, including representatives of the African Union (AU), the Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (R-JMEC), the African Diplomatic Corps (ADC), the European Union (EU), the Troika (Norway, USA and the UK) and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/highlevel-delegation-visiting-violenceplagued-unity-state-met-with-despair-and-pleas-for-protection?lang=en

Déclaration du Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, Président de la Banque africaine de développement (www.AfDB.org): C’est avec beaucoup d’humilité que j’ai reçu plusieurs appels de Nigérians, de l’intérieur et de l’étranger, me demandant d’envisager de me présenter à l’élection présidentielle en République fédérale du Nigeria. Je suis très touché par tous ceux qui, de leur propre… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-by-dr-akinwumi-a-adesina-president-african-development-bank?lang=fr

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is adding its voice to renewed calls for an end to child labour in agriculture, at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, underway in South Africa this week. “In Sub-Saharan Africa, 4 out of 5 child labourers are found working too many hours, undertaking heavy and dangerous work in crop farming, livestock, forestry,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/fao-adds-voice-to-calls-for-an-end-to-child-labour-in-agriculture?lang=en

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