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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.

The U.S. Embassy in Namibia, through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, continued its assistance to help Namibia control the hepatitis E outbreak by announcing the handover of 600 hepatitis E rapid test kits and personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Health and Social Services. This support is a continuation of the ongoing assistance CDC has been providing to the Ministry,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention-cdc-provides-600-hepatitis-e-rapid-test-kits-to-the-ministry-of-health-and-social-services?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 12 December 2018

En l’honneur des femmes du monde entier

L’ambassade des États-Unis à Kinshasa a accueilli Romance de l’O.S.K, le premier ensemble d’orchestre entièrement féminin de la RDC, lors d’une réception destinée à autonomiser les femmes congolaises. Parmi les invités figuraient des leaders congolais accomplis dans le domaine des droits de la femme, de l’entreprenariat et des arts. « La campagne contre la violence basée sur le… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/en-lhonneur-des-femmes-du-monde-entier?lang=fr

United States Ambassador Brian A. Nichols participated in a ceremony to launch a publication, documenting Ndebele traditional hut decoration in Matobo Hills. The U.S. embassy is leading efforts to preserve Zimbabwe’s rich cultural heritage and supports preservation of Zimbabwean art as part of expanded engagement between the United States and Zimbabwe. In 2016, the State Department Ambassador’s… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-states-supports-preservation-of-ndebele-art-and-culture?lang=en

Evolen, le groupement des entreprises et des professionnels français des hydrocarbures et des énergies connexes, organise, du 10 au 13 décembre, en partenariat avec Business France, la venue en Algérie de dirigeants de 23 sociétés françaises des industries parapétrolières et paragazières. Durant son séjour, cette délégation rencontrera les principaux acteurs du secteur des hydrocarbures… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/visite-dune-delegation-dentreprises-francaises-des-industries-parapetrolieres-et-paragazieres-du-10-au-13-decembre-2018?lang=fr

Moins d’un mois après le transfert vers la Cour Pénale Internationale (CPI) d’Alfred « Rombhot » Yekatom, c’est au tour de l’ex chef de guerre Patrice Édouard Ngaïssona d’être arrêté afin d’être transféré à La Haye. Cet ancien coordinateur général des milices Anti-Balaka en Centrafrique a été interpellé aujourd’hui en France, à la suite d’un mandat d’arrêt émis par la… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/un-acteur-majeur-de-la-crise-centrafricaine-arrete-en-france-a-la-demande-de-la-cour-penale-internationale-cpi?lang=fr

The Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, will travel to Tanzania on 13th and 14th December to pay homage to the fifteen Tanzanian UN Peacekeepers who were killed in an attack carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in Semuliki, DRC on 7 December 2017. He will participate in an event on 14 December to commemorate the first anniversary of the attack. On… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/un-undersecretarygeneral-for-peacekeeping-operations-visits-tanzania-to-attend-ceremony-to-honour-fifteen-fallen-tanzanian-peacekeepers?lang=en

Ambassador Murton said: “I would like to welcome and to sincerely thank you all for coming here today, to attend this event, to mark the recent International Anti-corruption Day that took place on Sunday.” “I would like to sincerely thank the DRC Private Sector Anti-corruption Initiative, led by Ms Marie-Chantal Kaninda, and Global Compact, represented by Mr Célestin Mukeba, Vice-president… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/british-ambassador-to-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-drc-delivers-speech-to-mark-international-anticorruption-day?lang=en

L’Office National des Aéroports (ONDA) s’est associé à National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero), le fournisseur de services d’aviation qui connaît la plus forte croissance sur les marchés émergents. Dans le cadre de ce partenariat, les premières portes électroniques (E-gates) ont vu le jour au Pearl Lounge, le salon situé au niveau de la zone des départs à l’aéroport de Marrakech-Ménara.… Read more on https://nationalaviationservices.africa-newsroom.com/press/moroccan-airports-authority-onda-partners-with-national-aviation-services-nas-to-bring-innovation-to-airports-in-marrakech-with-egates-at-pearl-lounge?lang=fr

The Moroccan Airports Authority (ONDA) partnered with National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero), the fastest growing aviation services provider in the emerging markets to launch the first electronic gates (E-gates) at the Pearl Lounge in the Marrakech Menara Airport departures area. This is the first of its kind solution across Africa. With this new state-of-the-art, self-service check in, guests… Read more on https://nationalaviationservices.africa-newsroom.com/press/moroccan-airports-authority-onda-partners-with-national-aviation-services-nas-to-bring-innovation-to-airports-in-marrakech-with-egates-at-pearl-lounge?lang=en

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (”NESR”) (NASDAQ: NESR) (NASDAQ: NESRW) (www.NESR.com), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (”MENA”) region, today signed a land lease agreement with Saudi Aramco to build a state of the art operating facility in the newly launched King Salman Energy Park (”SPARK”). SPARK is a 50-square-kilometer… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/national-energy-services-reunited-corp-signs-an-agreement-with-saudi-aramco-to-open-a-facility-in-king-salman-energy-park-spark?lang=en

de Adolfo Adilson Os especialistas e ativistas em direitos humanos e governança corporativa em Angola pediram o monitoramento e vigilância apertada dos parlamentares angolanos depois que eles foram acusados de criar empresas comerciais para ganhos pessoais. As atividades comerciais dos parlamentaristas e as suas funções extra-parlamentares levantaram várias questões à luz da legislação atual… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/parlamentares-angolanos-sob-vigilancia-de-adolfo-adilson?lang=pt

The lives of the senior citizens of Ekuphumleni Old Age Home in Zwide, Port Elizabeth will never be the same. This, after the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), together with Embassies accredited to South Africa decided to donate a number of products in an effort to better the living conditions of the elderly men and women of Ekuphumleni. The products donated to the retirement… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/department-of-international-relations-and-cooperation-dirco-and-members-of-the-diplomatic-corps-honour-madiba?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 12 December 2018

Africa: The Republic of Kenya’s National Day

By Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my congratulations on the occasion of Kenya’s 55th Jamhuri Day. The United States and Kenya maintain strong government and people-to-people ties, and I am proud of this enduring relationship that continues to deepen and flourish. Through our new Strategic Partnership, the United States will… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-the-republic-of-kenyas-national-day?lang=en

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) has honoured Dr. Letitia Obeng at its inaugural graduation ceremony at Liverpool’s iconic Liver Building, as she was presented with an honorary Doctor of Science Degree. Dr. Letitia Obeng is a graduate of LSTM, completing her PhD in Liverpool during the 1960s following an invitation from the then Dean, Professor Brian Maegraith to study at LSTM. Her life… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/liverpool-school-of-tropical-medicine-lstms-inaugural-graduation-ceremony-dr-letitia-obeng-honoured?lang=en

Ghanaian military officer to receive prestigious award at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. Officer Cadet Gershon Anerboi Abbey of the Ghana Army is to receive the most prestigious award ever presented to a Ghanaian officer on completion of training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. Life for a young officer in training at RMA Sandhurst is challenging,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/ghanaian-military-officer-to-receive-prestigious-award-in-the-uk?lang=en

Monsieur Jérémie Bonnelame a été nommé Chef de la Mission d’Observation de la COI du second tour des élections présidentielles de Madagascar, prévu le 19 décembre prochain. Monsieur Bonnelame a été nommé par le Vice-Président Vincent Meriton en sa capacité de président du Conseil des Ministres de la Commission de l’Océan Indien. Cette nomination intervient peu de temps après celle… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/jeremie-bonnelame-nomme-chef-de-la-mission-dobservation-de-la-commission-de-locean-indien-coi-a-madagascar?lang=fr

The Minister of Communications, Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams will, on 13 December 2018, lead a cybersecurity awareness programme in Sakhela, Mthatha. The outreach is part of the department’s ongoing programme of educating citizens around threats and vulnerabilities that exist in cyberspace; and in so doing, instil a sense of confidence in the citizen’s ability to transact and interact in Cyberspace.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/minister-ndabeniabrahams-to-lead-a-cybersecurity-awareness-outreach-programme-in-sakhela-mthatha?lang=en

More than 800 South Africans are in prisons across the world for visa-related violations, drug-related charges, as well as various other offences. As we approach the festive season, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has expressed serious concern about South Africans being arrested or detained across the world as a result of these offences. The Minister stated that of… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-government-concerned-about-the-growing-number-of-south-africans-detained-abroad?lang=en

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Siyabonga Cwele, is scheduled to interact with travellers and immigration officials on Thursday 13 December 2018, at OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA). He will assess festive season operations and how recent amendments to immigration regulations are impacting on travellers. ORTIA is one of South Africa’s busiest ports of entry, particularly during peak periods… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/home-affairs-minister-to-assess-operations-at-or-tambo-international-airport-and-brief-media-on-un-conference-on-global-compact-on-migration?lang=en

Le Ministre du commerce, du Secteur informel, de la Consommation, de la Promotion des produits locaux et des PME du Sénégal, Alioune Sarr a présidé, lundi après-midi à Nairobi (Kénya), un panel organisé par African Performance Institute (API) (www.Performance-Institute.org), dirigé par Ibrahima Nour Eddine DIAGNE. Ce panel s’est tenu en marge de l’African E-commerce Week organisé par… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-minister-of-trade-informal-sector-consumer-affairs-local-product-promotion-and-small-and-medium-enterprises-smes-chaired-on-monday-afternoon-in-nairobi-a-panel-organized-by-the-african-performance-institute?lang=fr

The Minister of Trade, Informal Sector, Consumer Affairs, Local Product Promotion and SMEs, chaired on Monday afternoon in Nairobi a panel organized by the African Performance Institute (www.Performance-Institute.org), led by Ibrahima Nour Eddine DIAGNE. This panel was held on the margins of the African E-commerce Week organized for the first time in Africa by UNCTAD. The high-level panel counted… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-minister-of-trade-informal-sector-consumer-affairs-local-product-promotion-and-small-and-medium-enterprises-smes-chaired-on-monday-afternoon-in-nairobi-a-panel-organized-by-the-african-performance-institute?lang=en

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), la banque panafricaine, a annoncé aujourd’hui la signature d’un partenariat majeur permettant aux titulaires de comptes Ecobank de bénéficier de services de paiement par téléphone mobile multiplateforme, avec MFS Africa (www.MFSAfrica.com). Ce partenariat permet aux clients d’Ecobank de faire des transactions monétaires à destination et en provenance de plus de… Read more on https://ecobank.africa-newsroom.com/press/ecobank-the-pan-african-bank-appoints-mfs-africa-ltd-as-digital-payment-partner?lang=fr

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) The Pan-African bank announced today the appointment of MFS Africa (www.MFSAfrica.com) as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank account holders. The partnership allows Ecobank customers to send and receive money to and from over 170 million mobile money users through an integration with MFS Africa that covers all Telcos in the MFS Africa… Read more on https://ecobank.africa-newsroom.com/press/ecobank-the-pan-african-bank-appoints-mfs-africa-ltd-as-digital-payment-partner?lang=en

On December 11, commencing at 4:00 p.m. for approximately 15 minutes, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO President of the Republic of Ghana, who is paying a visit to Japan. The overview of the courtesy call is as follows. – Minister Kono welcomed His Excellency President Akufo-Addo’s visit to Japan and expressed… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/foreign-minister-kono-pays-a-courtesy-call-on-his-excellency-nana-addo-dankwa-akufoaddo-president-of-the-republic-of-ghana?lang=en

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