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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 Kenya Rugby Union (https://www.KRU.co.ke/) has entered into a partnership with Mediamax Networks Limited that sees the media organization become the KRU’s Official Broadcast Partner for the next five years. They will have exclusive rights to cover KRU’s flagship competitions – The Kenya Cup, Eric Shirley Shield, Rugby Super Series, National Sevens Circuit and the Safari Sevens. Mediamax… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/mediamax-unveiled-as-kenya-rugby-union-kru-official-broadcast-partner?lang=en

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/) have approved a $120 million loan to fund the construction of a 50 MW hydropower plant in Western Tanzania that will provide reliable renewable energy to households, schools, clinics and small and medium-sized enterprises in the Kigoma Region. The Malagarasi Hydropower project has several components: a run-of-the-river… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/tanzania-african-development-bank-approves-120-million-loan-to-build-malagarasi-hydropower-project?lang=en

Harness civil society’s “incredible potential to accelerate social change at scale” – Graça Machel; “Africa’s time is now. This should not only be words or prayers. It is within reach. I’m sure (the African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/)) will be able to meet this challenge” – Youssou N’Dour; “We will work much harder, collectively and in unison, to accelerate the impact… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/youssou-ndour-graca-machel-akinwumi-adesina-discuss-building-back-better-after-covid19-at-civil-society-forum?lang=en

Le Groupe Ecobank (https://www.Ecobank.com/) lance « Ellever », un programme destiné aux entreprises dirigées par des femmes ou orientées sur les femmes dans 33 pays d’Afrique. Ce programme est conçu pour permettre aux femmes de réaliser leur potentiel en leur proposant un accompagnement, grâce à des solutions financières personnalisées et des services à valeur ajoutée. Les femmes constituent… Read more on https://ecobank.africa-newsroom.com/press/ecobank-group-empowers-women-businesses-through-ellevate-its-new-womenfocused-programme?lang=fr

The Ecobank Group (https://www.Ecobank.com/) launches ‘Ellevate’, a programme for women-owned and women-focused businesses across 33 markets. This programme is designed to help women reach their full potential by empowering, growing and supporting them with customized financial and value-added solutions. Women constitute roughly half of the population in Africa. SMEs account for up to 90% of all… Read more on https://ecobank.africa-newsroom.com/press/ecobank-group-empowers-women-businesses-through-ellevate-its-new-womenfocused-programme?lang=en

Cas confirmès : 1419 Guèris : 1170 Traitement en cours : 179 Décès : 70 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-niger–mise-a-jour-covid19-du-25-novembre-2020?lang=fr

Saloodo! (https://www.Saloodo.com) connecte avec fluidité les expéditeurs et les transporteurs sur les marchés internationaux ; La plateforme numérique de fret est disponible sur 4 continents et dans plus de 50 pays ; Saloodo! est la plateforme numérique dédiée au fret routier la plus internationale au monde. La start-up logistique Saloodo! maintient le cap de l’expansion. La plateforme numérique… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/saloodo-launches-digital-freight-platform-globally?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 26 November 2020

Saloodo! Launches Digital Freight Platform Globally

Saloodo! (https://www.Saloodo.com) seamlessly connects shippers and carriers in international markets; Digital freight platform is available on 4 continents and in more than 50 countries; Saloodo! is the most international digital road freight platform in the world. The logistics start-up Saloodo! remains on course for expansion. The digital platform is now ready to be used globally for road freight… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/saloodo-launches-digital-freight-platform-globally?lang=en

As the race to find a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is showing increasing promise, a new World Health Organization (WHO) analysis finds that Africa is far from ready for what will be the continent’s largest ever immunisation drive. All 47 countries in the WHO African Region have received WHO’s Vaccine Readiness Assessment Tool which is intended to be used by Ministries of Health, with support… Read more on https://who-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-africa-world-health-organization-who-urges-african-countries-to-ramp-up-readiness-for-covid19-vaccination-drive?lang=en

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (http://www.ITFC-IDB.org) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (Agriculture Division) in collaboration with IsDB Group Business Forum (THIQAH) recently hosted a webinar entitled “Agritech Digital Solutions”, covering how fourth industrial revolution (4IR) innovations can drive sustainable change across agribusiness value chains. With… Read more on https://itfc.africa-newsroom.com/press/supply-chain-40–what-is-next-for-digital-solutions-in-agritech-islamic-development-bank-and-international-islamic-trade-finance-corporation-discuss-agritech-digital-solutions-in-2nd-agritech-webinar?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 26 November 2020

Dlamini and Barbero sign-on with Team Qhubeka ASSOS

Team Qhubeka ASSOS is delighted to announce contract renewals for Nicholas Dlamini and Carlos Barbero. Dlamini, 25, continues his journey with our organisation having made the step up from our Lucca-based Continental team into Africa’s only UCI-registered WorldTour outfit in 2018, and subsequently firmly establishing himself as a household name. A previous King of the Mountains classification winner… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/dlamini-and-barbero-signon-with-team-qhubeka-assos?lang=en

Le Conseil administration de la Banque africaine de développement (www.AfDB.org) a accordé, le 25 novembre à Abidjan, un don de 20,55 millions de dollars américains au Burundi afin de renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle de 2,7 millions de personnes installées dans trois provinces du nord du pays. L’appui financier de la Banque au Projet d’appui au développement durable… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/burundi–la-banque-africaine-de-developpement-accorde-20-millions-de-dollars-pour-renforcer-la-securite-alimentaire-et-nutritionnelle-de-27-millions-dhabitants?lang=fr

A Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), o braço filantrópico da Merck Germany, celebra o Dia Internacional pela Eliminação da Violência Contra as Mulheres com o anúncio do Concurso de Cartazes “STOP VBG EM PARCERIA COM S.Exª Srª. NEO JANE MASISI, Primeira Dama do Botswana e Embaixadora da Merck More Than A Mother, com o objective de prevenir a violência baseada no género e abuso… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/first-lady-during-her-cycling-tour-to-stop-gbv-and-marked-the-international-day-of-elimination-of-violence-against-women-and-girls-through-the-poster-contest?lang=pt

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), la branche philanthropique de Merck Allemagne, marque la Journée Internationale pour l’Élimination de la Violence à l’égard des Femmes avec l’annonce du concours d’affiches « Stop GBV » en partenariat avec S.E. Mme NEO JANE MASISI, La Première Dame du Botswana et Ambassadrice de ‘Merck More Than A Mother,’ dans le but de prévenir la violence… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/first-lady-during-her-cycling-tour-to-stop-gbv-and-marked-the-international-day-of-elimination-of-violence-against-women-and-girls-through-the-poster-contest?lang=fr

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany, marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with the announcement of “Stop GBV” Poster Contest in partnership with H.E Mrs. NEO JANE MASISI, The First Lady of Botswana and Ambassador of Merck More Than A Mother, with the aim to prevent gender-based violence and child abuse in the… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/first-lady-during-her-cycling-tour-to-stop-gbv-and-marked-the-international-day-of-elimination-of-violence-against-women-and-girls-through-the-poster-contest?lang=en

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has held the first virtual statutory meeting of the new African Development Bank-Civil Society Committee ahead of the Civil Society Forum to be held on 26-27 November 2020. The committee, which met on Tuesday, aims to build stronger partnerships with the African civil society community by enhancing communications and raising awareness on the Bank’s work… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/african-development-banks-civil-society-committee-holds-first-virtual-statutory-meeting-announces-new-committee-representatives?lang=en

Dans le cadre de sa coopération avec le gouvernement du Sénégal, la Banque africaine de développement (www.AfDB.org) organise, du 23 au 25 novembre 2020, un atelier virtuel ayant pour thème le renforcement des capacités institutionnelles et clinique fiduciaire (RICF). Ce webinaire, placé sous la coordination de l’Institut africain de développement (ECAD), est organisé en collaboration avec… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/senegal–la-banque-africaine-de-developpement-renforce-les-capacites-nationales-pour-accroitre-la-performance-de-son-portefeuille?lang=fr

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) organized a Power Breakfast yesterday in Malabo to mark the launch of its Africa Energy Outlook 2021. The event gathered all of the Chamber’s partners and industry stakeholders in Equatorial Guinea as the market embarks on a path to recovery in 2021. Despite its remarkable resilience, Equatorial Guinea’s oil sector is facing the same dire situation… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-energy-chamber-offers-guide-for-reforms-for-equatorial-guineas-oil-and-gas-sector?lang=en

La Chambre africaine de l’énergie (www.EnergyChamber.org) a organisé hier un petit-déjeuner à Malabo pour marquer le lancement de son Africa Energy Outlook 2021. L’événement a rassemblé tous les partenaires de la Chambre et les acteurs de l’industrie en Guinée équatoriale alors que le marché s’engage sur la voie de la reprise en 2021. Malgré sa remarquable résilience, le secteur pétrolier… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-energy-chamber-offers-guide-for-reforms-for-equatorial-guineas-oil-and-gas-sector?lang=fr

As the world has ground to a standstill this year, it is more important than ever to rebuild devastated economies. Download Save the date: https://bit.ly/3pZii5I Rather than being cancelled altogether, the “Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue” goes online this year and will be hosted from Johannesburg in digital format on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 November 2020. Now in its seventh year, the forum… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/kickstarting-the-post-covid19-economic-recovery-the-big-focus-of-the-southern-africa-europe-ceo-dialogue-this-year?lang=en

Mais um paciente morreu de COVID-19, 108 testaram positivo e 93 recuperaram da doença nas últimas 24 horas. A vítima mortal é um angolano de 47 anos que recebia assistência médica na província do Namibe, segundo o secretário de Estado para a Saúde Pública, Franco Mufinda, nesta terça-feira, 24 de Novembro, em Luanda. Quanto aos 108 novos casos positivos, as autoridades sanitárias detectaram… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-angola-taxa-de-positividade-baixa-para-16-por-cento?lang=pt

168 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria;

FCT-61 Lagos-50 Kaduna-27 Oyo-12 Rivers-6 Katsina-5 Ogun-3 Kwara-2 Edo-1 Kano-1

66,607 confirmed 62,311 discharged 1,169 deaths Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-nigeria-covid19-case-update-24-november-2020?lang=en

As at 24 November 2020, Zimbabwe had 9 398 confirmed cases, including 8 297 recoveries and 274 deaths. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-zimbabwe-covid19-update-24-november-2020?lang=en

Par Vanessa Moungar*, Directrice du Département du genre, des femmes et de la société civile à la Banque africaine de développement Elles sont très souvent des victimes silencieuses dans une société à caractère patriarcal. Les femmes font encore l’objet de violences et en payent le plus lourd tribut. On a d’ailleurs assisté à une recrudescence de la violence basée sur le genre (VBG)… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/la-lutte-contre-la-violence-basee-sur-le-genre-est-vitale-pour-la-survie-des-femmes-mais-aussi-pour-le-developpement-de-societes-meilleures–par-vanessa-moungar?lang=fr

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