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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 monkeypox outbreak does not currently constitute a global public health concern, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday, though “intense response efforts” are needed to control further spread. The announcement comes two days after [WHO](http://www.who.int/en/) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus convened an Emergency Committee on the disease, under the International Health Regulations… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/monkeypox-not-presently-a-global-public-health-emergency-who?lang=en

O Conselho de Administração do Grupo Banco Africano de Desenvolvimento (www.AfDB.org) aprovou um empréstimo de 30 milhões de dólares à Norsad Capital Limited, um investidor de impacto baseado no Botsuana, para financiar empresas de agroprocessamento, saúde, serviços financeiros, indústria transformadora, tecnologias de informação e comunicação e educação. Através do financiamento,… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/botswana-private-sector-development-in-southern-africa-region-gets-boost-with-approval-of-30-million-loan-to-norsad-capital-from-african-development-bank-group?lang=pt

Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (www.AfDB.org) a approuvé ce 22 juin, un prêt de 30 millions de dollars à Norsad Capital Limited, un investisseur à impact basé au Botswana. Ce prêt est destiné au financement des entreprises dans les secteurs de l’agroalimentaire, de la santé, des services financiers, de l’industrie manufacturière, des technologies… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/botswana-private-sector-development-in-southern-africa-region-gets-boost-with-approval-of-30-million-loan-to-norsad-capital-from-african-development-bank-group?lang=fr

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) approved a $30 million loan to Norsad Capital Limited ([https://NorsadCapital.com](https://Norsadcapital.com)) financing for businesses and to promote private sector development in the Southern Africa Development Community region. Norsad will channel a portion of the funding to enterprises operating in transition states within… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/botswana-private-sector-development-in-southern-africa-region-gets-boost-with-approval-of-30-million-loan-to-norsad-capital-from-african-development-bank-group?lang=en

President Uhuru Kenyatta will tomorrow, Monday, 27th June, co-chair the second United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon with his Portugal counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and UN Secretary General António Guterres. The conference, which is being co-hosted by Portugal and Kenya was initially scheduled for the year 2020 but was postponed to this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is aimed at accelerating… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-uhuru-kenyatta-to-chair-united-nations-ocean-conference-in-portugal?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 26 June 2022

President Barrow Decorates 12 GAF Officers

President Adama Barrow Friday 24th June 2022, decorated 12 officers of the Gambia Armed Forces to the ranks of Commander and Lieutenant Colonel respectively, in a ceremony held at the State House in Banjul. President Barrow congratulated the newly promoted officers challenging them to make use of their positions to “reinforce the success and efficiency of the Army.” He called on the officers to… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-barrow-decorates-12-gaf-officers?lang=en

Ce samedi 25 juin 2022, le Président de la République Son Excellence Evariste Ndayishimiye, en compagnie de la Première Dame du Burundi Son Excellence Angeline Ndayishimiye Ndayubaha, a procédé à l’inauguration du stade « Nkurunziza Peace Park Complex Stadium » de Makamba. Les cérémonies d’inauguration de cette infrastructure sportive de grande envergure érigée sur la colline Gisenyi… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-chef-de-letat-inaugure-le-stade-nkurunziza-peace-park-complex-stadium-de-makamba?lang=fr

The number of people affected by food insecurity in Cabo Verde is set to spike with more than 46,000 women, men and children – almost 10 percent of the population – facing an acute deterioration in food security between June and August this year. This represents a threat to the country’s hard-won gains in food security over recent years forcing the Government to declare a social and economic national… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/cabo-verde-faces-spike-in-food-insecurity-as-a-result-of-drought-covid19-and-the-crisis-in-ukraine?lang=en

The Anambra State Governor, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo says, the World Health Organization (WHO) is critical to delivering our mandate to the Anambra people. Welcoming the WHO Country Representative (WR) Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo to Government lodge in Awka on 24 June 2022, he said, “No government can make significant progress in health without building and maintaining a strong collaboration… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/who-is-critical-to-delivering-our-health-agenda-in-line-with-global-best-practicesanambra-state-governor?lang=en

The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare branch in the Central Region reported that in 2021 and in the first half of 2022 over 84 million Nakfa has been disbursed in support of families of martyrs. Mr. Tedros Fesehaye, head of Social Welfare at the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, said that the support was part of the over 5 billion 200 Nakfa the Government of Eritrea paid to families of martyrs… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/eritrea-over-84-million-nakfa-disbursed-to-families-of-martyrs?lang=en

President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Schloss Elmau in the Federal Republic of Germany on Sunday, 26 June 2022, to participate in the G7 Leaders’ Summit at the invitation of the host, Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The Summit is scheduled to take place on Monday, 27 June 2022. Alongside the G7 member states, invited non-member states that will participate in the Summit are the Republic of South Africa,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-ramaphosa-to-participate-in-the-g7-summit-in-germany?lang=en

Le Premier ministre, Albert Ouédraogo, s’est rendu ce samedi 25 juin 2022 dans la matinée, à Koudougou, pour encourager la population, dans le cadre l’opération “Mana-Mana”. Pour le chef du gouvernement, au-delà de la question de la salubrité, cette opération montre que nous pouvons mobiliser et rassembler les populations, autour d’une cause commune, et cela est important dans ce contexte… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/operation-manamana–le-premier-ministre-se-rejouit-de-la-mobilisation-a-koudougou?lang=fr

Ce 24 juin 2022, en commune Nyanza-Lac de la province Makamba, le Chef de l’Etat Son Excellence Evariste Ndayishimiye, accompagné de la Première Dame du Burundi Son Excellence Angeline Ndayishimiye Ndayubaha, a procédé à l’inauguration de la société ELAGA, une entreprise à multiples projets en rapport avec la modernisation des systèmes de production agricole et piscicole. Comme l’a… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-chef-de-letat-inaugure-en-commune-nyanzalac-de-makamba-la-societe-elaga-une-entreprise-de-modernisation-des-systemes-de-production-agricole-et-piscicole?lang=fr

Le Ministre de la Santé, le Prof. Benjamin HOUNKPATIN a procédé le vendredi 24 juin 2022 à Parakou, à l’inauguration des unités de scanographie et de dialyse du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Départemental (CHUD) Borgou Alibori. Le Premier Vice-président de l’Assemblée Nationale, Robert GBIAN, le Préfet du département du Borgou Djibril MAMA CISSE et plusieurs autorités politico-administratives… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/amelioration-du-diagnostic-et-de-la-prise-en-charge-des-patients–les-unites-de-dialyse-et-de-scanographie-du-centre-hospitalier-universitaire-departemental-chud-borgoualibori-inaugurees?lang=fr

Le président de la République S.E M. Mohamed Bazoum sera l’hôte des populations de la région de Diffa du samedi 25 au dimanche 26 juin 2022 dans le cadre d’une visite de travail en profondeur dans notre pays. C’est une tradition désormais bien établie pour le Chef de l’Etat d’aller au-devant des populations éprouvées par les menaces multiformes, à quelques encablures des lignes… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-president-de-la-republique-se-m-mohamed-bazoum-sera-lhote-des-populations-de-la-region-de-diffa-du-samedi-25-au-26-juin-2022-dans-le-cadre-dune-visite-de-travail-en-profondeur-dans-notre-pays?lang=fr

Le Ministre d’État chargé du Développement et de la Coordination de l’action gouvernementale, Monsieur Abdoulaye BIO TCHANÉ, a procédé le vendredi 24 juin 2022, à l’installation officielle des membres de l’équipe technique béninoise de formulation du Compact Régional avec le Millénium Challenge Coorporation. Perçu comme une éventualité, il y a quelques mois, le programme de développement… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/formulation-du-compact-regional-avec-le-millenium-challenge-coorporation–les-membres-de-lequipe-technique-officiellement-installes?lang=fr

Les Ministres Dona Jean-Claude HOUSSOU de l’énergie et Eléonore YAYI LADEKAN de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique ont co-présidé le jeudi 23 juin 2022 sur le Campus Universitaire d’Abomey-Calavi, l’Acte 5 de la Trilogie Gagnante Écoles -Entreprises -Ministères. Cette initiative du Ministre de l’énergie vise à faire rentrer l’École dans l’entreprise et l’entreprise… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/acte-5-de-la-trilogie-gagnante-ecolesentreprisesministeres–vers-une-meilleure-disponibilite-des-competences-locales-dans-le-secteur-de-lenergie?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 25 June 2022

Efe Abogidi Signs with NBA G League Ignite

Forward Efe Abogidi, an NBA ([www.NBA.com](http://www.nba.com/)) Academy graduate and standout at Washington State, has signed with NBA G League Ignite, NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim announced. “NBA Africa offered me a platform to begin my journey, and I am so thankful for the opportunities that NBA Academy and Washington State provided me,” Abogidi said. “It is with gratitude and… Read more on https://nba.africa-newsroom.com/press/efe-abogidi-signs-with-nba-g-league-ignite?lang=en

L’itinérance des reliques de Patrice-Emery Lumumba sur le territoire national, dans des sites emblématiques ayant marqué son parcours, se poursuit sans désemparer. Ce vendredi 24 juin 2022, c’était au tour de la ville de Kisangani, de recevoir les restes du premier Premier Ministre du Congo indépendant exécuté en 1961. Le Représentant personnel du Chef de l’État, le Président du Sénat,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/kisangani–la-population-boyomaise-honore-la-memoire-de-patrice-lumumba?lang=fr

The General Public is hereby informed that His Excellency President Adama Barrow in exercise of the powers conferred on him under Sections 71(1) and 71(3) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, has appointed Mr Ousman A. Bah as Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, effective Friday, 24th June 2022. Until his appointment, Mr. Bah served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Indian… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-barrow-appoints-new-minister-of-communication-and-digital-economy?lang=en

Ce 24 juin 2022, le Président de la République Son Excellence Evariste Ndayishimiye a réuni les Natifs, les Élus et les Responsables administratifs, politiques et religieux de la province de Rumonge dans une séance de moralisation sur l’esprit patriotique, la bonne gouvernance et le développement du Burundi où il a appelé tous les Burundais à une renaissance nationale en tout et partout… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-president-de-la-republique-exhorte-les-citoyens-a-oeuvrer-pour-le-developpement-socioeconomique?lang=fr

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Kigali, Rwanda, Thursday evening to attend the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). On arrival at the Kigali International Airport, President Kenyatta was received by senior officials of the Rwandan Government, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo and Kenya’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Manoah Esipisu. CS Omamo arrived… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-kenyatta-in-kigali-for-commonwealth-meeting?lang=en

H.E. Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of Nigeria, provided insights into the latest across the country’s oil and gas sector during an exclusive roundtable interview organized and hosted by the African Energy Chamber ([www.EnergyChamber.org](http://www.energychamber.org/)) on June 24, 2022. Oil production in Nigeria has been on the decline recently. What are the main… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/he-minister-chief-timipre-sylva-sheds-light-on-market-trends-in-exclusive-africa-energy-chamber-aec-roundtable?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 24 June 2022

Eritrea Cycling Championship Commences

Eritrea Road Cycling Championship 2022 commences today, 24 June, at the Asmara Martyrs Cemetery area with an individual time trial. In the junior men category that covered 18 km, Aklilu Arefaine, Samuel Haile, and Yoel Habteab stood first, second and third respectively. Arsema Woldemicael also won the junior females’ category that covered 9 km, while Niat Teklehaimanot from Denden Club and Fithawit… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/eritrea-cycling-championship-commences?lang=en

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