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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.

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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 2018 Open Doors report on international education has revealed that the United States hosted 1.09 million international students during the 2017/2018 academic year. This marks a 1.5% increase over the prior year. The number of Sub-Saharan African students hit a record high at 39,479, marking a 4.6% increase over the prior year. There are currently 3,213 Ghanaian students enrolled at more than… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/number-of-ghanaians-studying-in-the-united-states-increases?lang=en

To get the reduction in malaria deaths and disease back on track, the World Health Organization (WHO) and partners are joining a new country-led response, launched today, to scale up prevention and treatment, and increased investment, to protect vulnerable people from the deadly disease. For the second consecutive year, the annual report produced by WHO reveals a plateauing in numbers of people affected… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/who-and-partners-launch-new-countryled-response-to-put-stalled-malaria-control-efforts-back-on-track?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 19 November 2018

Sustainable Blue Economy Conference Nairobi, Kenya

World leaders are beginning to recognize the enormous pressures facing our oceans and waters, from plastic pollution to the adverse impacts of climate change. At the same time, governments are committed to develop marine-related economies in an inclusive and sustainable manner for the benefit of all. It is in this context that the Kenyan government is hosting the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sustainable-blue-economy-conference-nairobi-kenya?lang=en

Une attaque sur un camp de déplacés internes dans le village d’Alindao a entrainé la mort de 37 personnes le 15 novembre. Cette attaque a été attribuée à l’UPC (Union pour la Paix en République centrafricaine). Un casque bleu tanzanien a été tué au cours d’une autre attaque sur une base de la Mission multidimensionnelle intégrée pour la stabilisation en République centrafricaine… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-attributable-to-the-spokesman-for-the-secretarygeneral-on-killings-in-the-central-african-republic?lang=fr

An attack on an IDP camp in the town of Alindao left at least 37 people dead on 15 November. The attack was attributed to the UPC (Union for Peace in the Central African Republic). In a separate attack on a base of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on 16 November in Gbambia in the south-west of the country a Tanzanian peace… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-attributable-to-the-spokesman-for-the-secretarygeneral-on-killings-in-the-central-african-republic?lang=en

By Simon Ateba República de Angola, as the Republic of Angola is known in Portuguese, has always been abundantly blessed by nature. The west-coast country of south-central Africa, which is the seventh-largest country on the continent, has vast mineral and petroleum reserves with one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, especially since the end of the civil war. However, not everything is… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/reemerging-oilrich-angola-hosts-major-oil-and-gas-conference-under-president-joao-lourenco-by-simon-ateba?lang=en

Le Dr Ravi Anupindi, professeur de recherche opérationnelle et de gestion à l’Université du Michigan, a reçu des professionnels congolais du transport et de la logistique du transport à Kinshasa et à Matadi, afin d’améliorer l’efficacité des chaînes d’approvisionnement de la RDC. Les événements des 7 et 9 novembre ont rassemblé autour d’une même table des opérateurs logistiques… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/un-universitaire-et-lambassade-travaillent-a-lamelioration-des-chaines-dapprovisionnement-en-rdc?lang=fr

Le Groupe de la Banque (www.WorldBank.org) mondiale a annoncé L’Afrique Excelle, un programme d’accélération d’une durée de six mois visant à soutenir les 20 start-ups les plus prometteuses du secteur du numérique en Afrique francophone. Les entrepreneurs bénéficieront du mentorat d’experts internationaux et locaux, se formeront à travers un programme conçu sur mesure, augmenteront… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/world-bank-group-announces-lafrique-excelle-to-support-francophone-africas-top-tech-entrepreneurs?lang=fr

The World Bank Group (www.WorldBank.org) announced L’Afrique Excelle, a six-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising growth stage technology start-ups operating in Francophone Africa. Entrepreneurs will receive mentoring from global and local experts, learn through a tailor-made curriculum, increase their brand visibility, and get access to potential corporate… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/world-bank-group-announces-lafrique-excelle-to-support-francophone-africas-top-tech-entrepreneurs?lang=en

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa launched the first in a series of 12 hackathons under its Ethiopia Hacks! program as part of its annual Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration. Ethiopia Hacks! is conducted in partnership with the Google Developers Group (GDG- Addis) and the Centre for Women’s Economic Environment (CAWEE). Each hackathon will challenge young tech developers to identify prototype… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/us-embassy-launches-ethiopia-hacks-during-global-entrepreneurship-week?lang=en

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu, has noted recent media articles relating to the release of former editor of the Mail & Guardian newspaper, Ms Angela Quintal, and her Kenyan colleague, Ms Muthoki Mumo, from their detention in Tanzania, following what the local authorities call an “immigration violation”. Minister Sisulu thanked the Tanzanian authorities… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/department-of-international-relations-and-cooperation-dirco-notes-media-reports-on-the-journalists-detained-in-tanzania?lang=en

Marriott Hotels ([www.MarriottHotels.com](http://www.marriotthotels.com/)) in partnership with TED, hosted its first ever TED Fellows Salon in Egypt, sparking meaningful conversations on “Egypt’s Cultural Past and Present” at the Marriott Mena House, Cairo. Against the dramatic backdrop of the Mighty Pyramids of Giza, renowned TED Fellows, educational entrepreneur, Karim Abouelnaga, and East… Read more on https://marriott.africa-newsroom.com/press/marriott-hotels-spark-new-perspectives-with-first-ever-ted-fellows-salon-in-egypt?lang=en

C’est avec grand plaisir qu’Endeavor Management, un cabinet d’expertise-conseil sur l’industrie des hydrocarbures basé à Houston, annonce avoir créé une alliance stratégique avec le cabinet juridique et de conseil panafricain de Centurion ([www.Centurionlg.com](https://africa-newsroom.com/press/countlinks/73998/http:%7D%7Dwww.centurionlg.com%7D/website)), qui opère à travers l’Afrique… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/endeavor-management-and-panafrican-base-centurion-group-enter-in-strategic-alliance?lang=fr

Endeavor Management, a Houston based international oil and gas management consulting and business advisory firm, is pleased to announce a Strategic Alliance with Centurion Law Firm ([www.Centurionlg.com](https://africa-newsroom.com/press/countlinks/73998/http:%7D%7Dwww.centurionlg.com%7D/website)), a Pan-African legal and business advisory group with offices in several African countries. Through this… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/endeavor-management-and-panafrican-base-centurion-group-enter-in-strategic-alliance?lang=en

A Conferência e Exibição Angola Oil & Gas 2019, a realizar em Luanda de 3 a 7 de Junho de 2019, é endossada oficialmente pelo Ministério dos Recursos Minerais e Petróleos da República de Angola e organizada pela Africa Oil & Power; Angola Oil & Gas 2019 assinala a intenção do governo de trazer maiores investimentos para os campos petrolíferos angolanos e destacar as reformas recentes defendidas… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/angola-oil-and-gas-2019-conference-and-exhibition-promotes-new-petroleum-investment-signals-resurgence-of-angolan-economy?lang=pt

The 2019 Angola Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, to be held in Luanda from June 3 to 7, 2019, is officially endorsed by the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Petroleum of Angola and organized by Africa Oil & Power; Angola Oil & Gas 2019 supports the government’s goal to bring greater investments to Angolan oil fields and highlight the recent reforms made by President João Lourenço that will… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/angola-oil-and-gas-2019-conference-and-exhibition-promotes-new-petroleum-investment-signals-resurgence-of-angolan-economy?lang=en

Dame Graça Machel, one of Africa’s foremost advocates for the rights of women and children, has called on African women and policy makers to challenge gender inequality and inadequate female representation in the continent’s business and economic, political and policy space. “Africa’s socio-economic transformation will only be realized once we aggressively address gender-specific challenges,… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/women-must-redesign-the-table-and-not-just-expect-to-be-at-the-table-says-graca-machel?lang=en

On November 15, the U.S. State Department hosted a signing ceremony in the Treaty Room in recognition of the ten-year renewal of the U.S.-Libya Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement. Present to sign the Agreement were Libyan Ambassador Wafa Bughaighis and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber. The renewal… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/renewal-of-uslibya-science-and-technology-agreement-increases-opportunities-for-youth-and-science-technology-engineering-and-math-stem-educators?lang=en

The African Partner Outbreak Response Alliance (APORA) is an initiative of senior African medical leaders to collectively prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease outbreaks. Liberia hosted the sixth APORA key leader meeting from November 12-15, 2018. The meeting was held in partnership with the Liberian Ministry of Defense and the Liberian Ministry of Health, which have been working closely… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/liberia-hosts-6th-african-partner-outbreak-response-alliance-apora-key-leader-meeting-in-partnership-with-us-africa-command?lang=en

The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has launched a flagship economic report on Zimbabwe, titled: “Building a new Zimbabwe: Targeted policies for growth and job creation” which aims to support renewal and transformation of the country. Prepared by the Bank Group’s Economic Governance and Knowledge Management Vice-Presidency, the report was presented in a plenary meeting by the… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/building-a-new-zimbabwe-a-flagship-report-launched-by-the-african-development-bank-to-spark-the-countrys-economic-development?lang=en

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved its third equity investment of US$40 million in Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund (AIIF3), a closed-ended pan-African infrastructure fund managed by South Africa-based Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM). AIIM is one of Africa’s most experienced infrastructure fund managers. The Fund will focus on… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/african-development-bank-to-play-bigger-role-in-african-economies-by-investing-in-infrastructure-private-equity?lang=en

Le président de Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), Abdelaziz Bougja, assistera au match de samedi et soutiendra les Simbas du Kenya pour ce match crucial. «Les qualifications du Kenya pour la Coupe du monde changeraient le visage du rugby dans le pays et donneraient un coup de pouce énorme au rugby africain en général. Je suis vraiment fier des garçons, de leur engagement et de leurs compétences.”… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-kenya-simbas-will-face-hong-kong-on-saturday-in-the-repechage-tournament-whose-winner-will-qualify-for-the-2019-rugby-world-cup-in-japan?lang=fr

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Chairman, Abdelaziz Bougja, will attend Saturday’s match and support the Kenya Simbas for this crucial game. “Kenya qualifying for the World Cup would change the face of rugby in the country and be such a massive boost for African rugby in general. I am really proud of the boys, their commitment and their skills.” Former Captain Wilson K’opondo, Elkeans… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-kenya-simbas-will-face-hong-kong-on-saturday-in-the-repechage-tournament-whose-winner-will-qualify-for-the-2019-rugby-world-cup-in-japan?lang=en

Once again, the Africa Shared Value Summit ([www.AfricaSharedValueSummit.com](http://www.africasharedvaluesummit.com/)) is set to bring together some of Africa’s brightest leaders to discuss how business can tackle social issues through the Shared Value business model. The 2019 Summit will take place 23-24 May 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya, tackling the topic of collaboration, building Shared Value ecosystems… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-shared-value-summit-to-bring-business-thought-leaders-to-nairobi-in-2019?lang=en

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