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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.

Members of the High Level Panel on Migration (HLPM), which was launched last June, held their inaugural meeting in Monrovia Monday to identify and articulate key issues that form the African migration story, challenges and priorities that will form the basis of their work. In remarks to the meeting that served as a platform for Panel members to brainstorm on issues related to international and intra-regional… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/economic-commission-for-africas-songwe-urges-high-level-panel-to-help-tackle-africas-migration-challenges?lang=en

The President of the Republic, Mr Danny Faure, attended the Official Opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) 2018 yesterday, currently being held in Abu Dhabi under the theme “Driving the Global Energy Transformation”. ADSW is one of the world’s largest sustainability gatherings dedicated to furthering global understanding of the major social, economic, and environmental trends shaping… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/seychelles-president-attends-official-opening-ceremony-of-abu-dhabi-sustainability-week-adsw-2018-and-world-future-energy-summit-wfes?lang=en

Parliament’s efforts to build its institutional capacity to deliver on its mandate, will receive a needed boost as a 14-member delegation of political party Chief Whips and Whips flew out today to Ghana and the United Kingdom on a study tour. The high powered delegation led by the Chief Whip of the Majority Party, Mr. Jackson Mthembu will have an opportunity to learn from experiences of the two… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-national-assembly-whips-visit-ghana-and-the-united-kingdom?lang=en

The Powering Africa: Summit ([www.PoweringAfrica-Summit.com](http://www.poweringafrica-summit.com/)) will return for a fourth year to the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington D.C. from 28 February to 2nd March 2018 to discuss opportunities to develop and invest in power projects on the African continent. US intergovernmental agencies confirmed for the summit including OPIC, Power Africa and USAID… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/african-energy-stakeholders-to-meet-leading-international-businesses-in-washington-dc-to-discuss-investment-partnerships?lang=en

Mauritius Beach Rugby Tour will start again on 11th February 2018.

Copyright free broadcast quality Footages are available for media to download here: http://APO.af/nqSRR7 Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/mauritius-beach-rugby-tour-will-start-again-on-11th-february-2018?lang=en

The Powering Africa: Summit ([www.PoweringAfrica-Summit.com](http://www.poweringafrica-summit.com/)) will return for a fourth year to the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington D.C. from 28 February to 2nd March 2018 to discuss opportunities to develop and invest in power projects on the African continent. US intergovernmental agencies confirmed for the summit including OPIC, Power Africa and USAID… Read more on https://energynet.africa-newsroom.com/press/african-energy-stakeholders-to-meet-leading-international-businesses-in-washington-dc-to-discuss-investment-partnerships?lang=en

For over a month, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been able to provide consistent primary health care in Greater Baggari, South Sudan, which is an area south of Wau town that had been cut off from assistance for over a year. Improved access in recent months has enabled IOM to reach people living further south with lifesaving assistance. Only weeks after the crisis erupted in… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-sudan-communities-receiving-regular-aid-in-previously-inaccessible-areas?lang=en

L’Ambassadeur Georg Schmidt, Directeur Régional pour le Sahel et l’Afrique de l’Ouest, au Ministère allemand des Affaires Etrangères, était reçu le samedi 13 janvier dernier par M. Oumar Ba, le chef du bureau régional de la MINUSMA à Gao. Les deux personnalités ont discuté de différents sujets comme les progrès accomplis et les problèmes rencontrés dans la mise en œuvre de l’Accord… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/mali–lallemagne-evalue-sa-participation-a-la-minusma?lang=fr

La situation humanitaire se dégrade rapidement en République centrafricaine et la moitié de la population a besoin d’assistance, prévient le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge (CICR). L’escalade de la violence a forcé une personne sur cinq à fuir son foyer, ce qui représente le niveau de déplacement le plus élevé depuis que la crise a éclaté en 2013. Le nord-ouest et le sudâest… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/central-african-republic-violence-fuels-neglected-humanitarian-tragedy-with-half-of-population-in-need-of-aid?lang=fr

Sudanese authorities should urgently investigate the torture and custodial death of a Pharmacist and alleged ill-treatment and torture of five others accused of misusing emergency drugs at Giraida hospital and selling them to private pharmacies. On 10 January 2018 at 9 AM, six medical professionals attached to Giraida hospital were arrested by NISS of Giraida, South Darfur and detained without charge… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sudan-urgent-call-for-investigation-into-the-custodial-death-of-a-pharmacist-whilst-national-intelligence-and-security-service-niss-detention-in-south-darfur?lang=en

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warns that humanitarian conditions in the Central African Republic (CAR) are rapidly deteriorating, with half of the population in need of humanitarian aid. One in five people from the CAR have been forced from their homes by escalating violence, the highest level of displacement since the crisis erupted in 2013. Currently the north-west and south-east… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/central-african-republic-violence-fuels-neglected-humanitarian-tragedy-with-half-of-population-in-need-of-aid?lang=en

Demand for investment in African real estate is expected to reach a fever pitch in 2018, and beyond, as the continent’s markets turn to growth after years of trying trading conditions. Following a successful year in which it launched new conferences in challenging economic conditions, Africa’s leading provider of real estate development and investment conferences, API Events (http://APIevents.com),… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/scramble-for-african-real-estate-to-reach-fever-pitch?lang=en

President Jacob Zuma will tomorrow, 17 January 2018, receive Letters of Credence and Letters of Recall from Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate at a credentials ceremony that will take place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria. The following Heads-designate from thirteen (13) countries will present their letters to the President: The Kingdom of Spain, Syrian Arab Republic,… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/south-africa-president-zuma-to-receive-letters-of-credence-from-heads-of-missiondesignate?lang=en

L’île Maurice et l’île de La Réunion sont en état d’alerte alors que le cyclone tropical Berguitta se dirige vers le sud de l’océan Indien cette semaine. Les équipes d’intervention d’urgence de la Croix-Rouge préparent des plans d’intervention en prévision de l’arrivée du cyclone. « Ce dangereux cyclone menace des centaines de vies à Maurice et à La Réunion. Nos équipes sur les… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/red-cross-activates-disaster-response-as-tropical-cyclone-berguitta-threatens-mauritius-and-la-reunion?lang=fr

Mauritius and La Réunion are on high alert as Tropical Cyclone Berguitta moves towards southern Indian Ocean this week. Red Cross disaster response teams are readying response plans in anticipation of the cyclone’s landfall. “This dangerous cyclone puts at risk hundreds of lives in Mauritius and La Réunion. Our teams in both countries are prepositioning relief items to support communities who… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/red-cross-activates-disaster-response-as-tropical-cyclone-berguitta-threatens-mauritius-and-la-reunion?lang=en

Demand for investment in African real estate is expected to reach a fever pitch in 2018, and beyond, as the continent’s markets turn to growth after years of trying trading conditions. Following a successful year in which it launched new conferences in challenging economic conditions, Africa’s leading provider of real estate development and investment conferences, API Events ([www.APIevents.com](http://www.apievents.com/)),… Read more on https://apievents.africa-newsroom.com/press/scramble-for-african-real-estate-to-reach-fever-pitch?lang=en

La Banque africaine de développement (www.AfDB.org) présentera, ce mercredi 17 janvier 2018, en son siège à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire, l’édition 2018 de son rapport annuel phare intitulé « Perspectives économiques en Afrique » (PEA). A cette occasion, l’institution de référence en matière de financement du développement en Afrique, fournira des chiffres éloquents sur les résultats… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-2018-african-economic-outlook-will-be-launched-today?lang=fr

The launch of the African Development Bank’s ([www.AfDB.org](http://www.afdb.org/)) 2018 flagship African Economic Outlook (AEO) report, the first to ever be released in January of a calendar year and at the Bank’s Headquarters in Abidjan will be lived streamed on Facebook as follows – English: [http://APO.af/pDeGXQ](http://apo.af/pDeGXQ) The African Economic Outlook bridges a critical knowledge… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-2018-african-economic-outlook-will-be-launched-today?lang=en

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has noted media reports that the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) will today serve a summons to preserve the assets of the Gupta family to the tune of R1.6 billion. The Committee Chairperson, Dr. Mathole Motshekga, said the Committee welcomed this process that was now started by the AFU, that falls under the National Prosecuting Authority… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/south-africa-justice-and-correctional-services-committee-welcomes-news-of-freezing-orders?lang=en

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warns that humanitarian conditions in the Central African Republic (CAR) are rapidly deteriorating, with half of the population in need of humanitarian aid. One in five people from the CAR have been forced from their homes by escalating violence, the highest level of displacement since the crisis erupted in 2013. Currently the north-west and south-east… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/central-african-republic-violence-fuels-neglected-humanitarian-tragedy-with-half-of-population-in-need-of-aid?lang=en

President Jacob Zuma will today, 17 January 2018, receive Letters of Credence and Letters of Recall from Ambassadors and High Commissioners-designate at a credentials ceremony that will take place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria. The following Heads-designate from thirteen (13) countries will present their letters to the President: The Kingdom of Spain, Syrian Arab Republic,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-president-zuma-to-receive-letters-of-credence-from-heads-of-missiondesignate?lang=en

U.S. Statement on the Ethiopian Government’s Decision to Release Detainees: We are encouraged by the Ethiopian Government’s decision to drop charges and pardon detainees, including political leaders, as a tangible step toward its stated goal of widening political space for all Ethiopians. We are aware that reviews of additional cases are underway, and hope they will be conducted in the same spirit.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/us-statement-on-the-ethiopian-governments-decision-to-release-detainees?lang=en

The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Ms. Connie September, has welcomed extra efforts the higher education and training institutions and the Department of Higher Education and Training were making in dealing with registration challenges. “Whilst taking issue with the short period within which they had to respond to the new policy, the institutions nevertheless… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-committee-on-higher-education-and-training-notes-efforts-institutions-and-department-are-making-in-the-registraton-process-says-chair?lang=en

L’île Maurice et l’île de La Réunion sont en état d’alerte alors que le cyclone tropical Berguitta se dirige vers le sud de l’océan Indien cette semaine. Les équipes d’intervention d’urgence de la Croix-Rouge préparent des plans d’intervention en prévision de l’arrivée du cyclone. « Ce dangereux cyclone menace des centaines de vies à Maurice et à La Réunion. Nos équipes sur les… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/red-cross-activates-disaster-response-as-tropical-cyclone-berguitta-threatens-mauritius-and-la-reunion?lang=fr

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