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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.

Le dernier livre de Nj Ayuk, « Des milliards en jeu : L’avenir de l’énergie et des affaires en Afrique » a été publié et est maintenant entièrement disponible à la vente sur Amazon. Le livre a fait les gros titres ces dernières semaines pour avoir atteint le statut de best-seller numéro 1 dans plusieurs catégories tout en étant en pré-commande. Ces catégories incluent le pétrole… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/amazon-1-bestseller-billions-at-play-officially-released-today?lang=fr

The latest book of Nj Ayuk, “Billions At Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals” has been released and is now fully available for sales on Amazon. The book has made headlines in recent weeks for achieving #1 best-seller status in several categories while being on pre-order. These include Oil & Energy, Natural Resources and African Politics. In “Billions At Play”, the Executive… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/amazon-1-bestseller-billions-at-play-officially-released-today?lang=en

South Sudan faces a critical moment in the journey toward a peaceful and prosperous future. There are now less than four weeks for political leaders to form a transitional government as they committed to in the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan. The United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway (the Troika) have consistently welcomed assurances… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/troika-statement-on-the-formation-of-south-sudans-revitalized-transitional-government-of-national-unity?lang=en

Le nouvel Ambassadeur de France auprès de la République du Tchad, S.E.M. Bertrand Cochery, a remis ses lettres de créance à S.E.M. Idriss Déby Itno, Président de la République, le vendredi 18 octobre 2019. La cérémonie a eu lieu à Amdjarass, en présence du ministre des Affaires étrangères, Chérif Mahamat Zene. [Lire la biographie de Bertrand Cochery, Ambassadeur de France au Tchad](https://td.ambafrance.org/Ambassadeur) Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/presentation-des-lettres-de-creance-du-nouvel-ambassadeur-de-france-au-tchad?lang=fr

The city of Benin in southern Nigeria was once the capital of the former Edo Kingdom of Benin, one of the oldest states in West Africa. It dates [back to the 11th century.](https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/mar/18/story-of-cities-5-benin-city-edo-nigeria-mighty-medieval-capital-lost-without-trace) Little remains of that kingdom. The once-mighty city is now the main “sender” place of origin… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/theatre-helps-raise-awareness-on-human-trafficking-in-most-affected-regions-in-nigeria?lang=en

Le lundi 14 octobre 2019, la Société Générale Côte d’Ivoire (SGCI) et PROPARCO, la filiale Secteur privé du Groupe Agence Française de Développement (AFD), ont procédé à la signature d’une garantie de portefeuille ARIZ d’un montant de 5,9 milliards FCFA à la Maison de la PME à Abidjan. Ces fonds seront exclusivement dédiés au financement des projets portés par les petites et… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/la-cooperation-francaise-offre-6-milliards-pour-les-petite-et-moyenne-entreprisepetites-et-moyennes-industries-pmepmi-ivoiriennes?lang=fr

Shri Godavarthi Venkata Srinivas (IFS:1993), presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Senegal, has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Cabo Verde, with residence in Dakar. Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/shri-godavarthi-venkata-srinivas-has-been-concurrently-accredited-as-the-next-ambassador-of-india-to-the-republic-of-cabo-verde?lang=en

Communities in the Lakes region of South Sudan are being urged to end a culture of violence and revenge attacks so that development can take place and youth get the opportunity they deserve to access education. The recommendation was made at the end of a two-day conference held in Mapuordit Payam in Ngop that brought together 75 representatives from the Eastern, Western and Amadi regions. The conference,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/communities-in-the-lakes-region-urged-to-end-culture-of-violence-to-enable-development-by-mageng-wade-deng?lang=en

On the morning of 20 October 2019, EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA received a request to assist a vessel belonging to the Somali Navy in distress some 60 km north of Cadale. The vessel had reportedly experienced mechanical difficulties and the crew was concerned for their safety. EU NAVFOR Somalia launched a maritime patrol reconnaissance aircraft (MPRA) to determine the location of the Somali… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/operation-atalanta-assists-somali-navy-personnel-stranded-off-the-coast-of-cadale?lang=en

The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) David Beasley, today concluded a two-day visit to Sudan where he met leaders of the new government and travelled to Kosti to waive off the first three barges to carry humanitarian food supplies down the River Nile to South Sudan since 2011. “This is a new dawn for Sudan, a Sudan that can positively impact the future of the whole region,”… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/world-food-programme-wfp-executive-director-visits-sudan-to-meet-new-government-and-sends-off-first-barges-to-south-sudan?lang=en

Regina Achai fled her home in Malakal five years ago along with thousands of other families when violence erupted across South Sudan during the civil war. The 27-year-old has now returned to the area in the wake of a peace deal which has helped reduce political violence across the country. Today, the town in the Upper Nile is bustling with activity. While 32,000 displaced people still live in a United… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-states-us-ambassador-to-the-united-nations-un-takes-message-of-peace-to-malakal?lang=en

Dr. Dorothea McEwan will present her book on Eduard Zander’s life and work in Ethiopia on Tuesday, November 5, here in Addis Ababa. The event will be held at the Goethe Institut at 17h30. If you are interested, you are most welcome to join and discover more about this book. Eduard Zander’s works on paper survive in London, in the British Museum, and in the Archive in Dessau, in Anhalt Saxony, Germany.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/book-presentation-eduard-zander-his-life-and-work-in-ethiopia-18471868?lang=en

The Tillabéri region, located in southwest Niger, straddles Niger’s borders with Mali and Burkina Faso. The region is characterized by fragile stability and today sits threatened by various economic and security risks concentrated at this three-state border zone. Lack of effective border control and tensions over limited available resources have made Tillabéri a volatile area. Ethnic conflict… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/participatory-dance-to-strengthen-resilience-to-violent-extremism-in-niger?lang=en

O departamento do Tesouro dos Estados Unidos da América e a Agência Francesa de Desenvolvimento manifestaram, em Washington, a disponibilidade em apoiar as reformas macroeconómicas que estão a ser conduzidas pelo Executivo angolano. O director-geral da Agência Francesa de Desenvolvimento, Rémy Rioux, prometeu à ministra das Finanças, Vera Daves, na última sexta feira, o apoio da sua instituição… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/americanos-e-franceses-apoiam-reformas-economicas-de-angola?lang=pt

“In the past two weeks, violence has taken a heavy toll on children in Tripoli. “Last Thursday, three children and two women were reportedly killed while driving on a main highway, 16 kilometres from Tripoli. On 14 October, three sisters were reportedly killed, and their mother and a fourth sister badly injured when their house, south of the capital, came under attack. A day earlier, a 13-year-old… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/seven-children-reported-killed-and-scores-injured-as-violence-continues-in-libya?lang=en

On October 21, commencing at 1:00 p.m. for approximately 20 minutes, Mr. MOTEGI Toshimitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, held a meeting with H.E. Ms. Marie TUMBA NZEZA, State Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), who was visiting Japan. The overview of the meeting is as follows. 1. Opening Remarks After welcoming the visit to Japan by Minister… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/japandemocratic-republic-of-the-congo-foreign-ministers-meeting?lang=en

In an effort to reach and vaccinate every eligible child in Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting the Government to vaccinate as many Almajiri children in the country as possible. As part of the demand creation strategies, Almajiri vaccination is the deliberate targeting of eligible children in Almajiri schools with vaccines. Found predominantly in North-Western Nigeria, Almajiri… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/who-supports-government-to-immunize-almajiri-children-in-northwest-nigeria?lang=en

In the Ebola epidemiological zones in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, health care workers must stay alert, vigilant and careful. An Ebola infection could find them before they realize it is circulating within a patient who just came for treatment. Of the 162 health workers infected since the start of this tenth outbreak in August 2018, 65 died; 63%, or 102 of them, were nurses. When an undiagnosed… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/blandine-kazade-the-nurse-who-saved-a-city-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo?lang=en

Somalia has for almost three decades been in the throes of conflict; now add the most recent drought and the result is displacement and food shortages. There are reports of urgent need for assistance among the most affected regions, such as Baidoa. In the first half of the year, forced displacement in Somalia was primarily due to insecurity, drought and floods, and currently a total of 2.6 million… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/somalias-26m-internally-displaced-citizens-in-need-of-water-shelter-and-health?lang=en

WHAT: Release of a new music video focusing on maternal and newborn health entitled Lib Yaleh. The music video is produced by a renowned bass player/producer and UNICEF Ethiopia Goodwill Ambassador Thomas T. Gobena (also known as Tommy T) in collaboration with University of Alberta of Canada. The video was directed by Daniel Tamirat and performed by prominent Ethiopian singers Zeritu Kebede and Tadele… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/release-of-a-new-music-video-lib-yaleh-on-maternal-and-newborn-health?lang=en

Who: Janet Alberda, Ambassador of The Netherlands to the Republic of South Sudan and Mohamed Ayoya, UNICEF Representative to South Sudan What: UNICEF and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands invite you to this signing ceremony When: Thursday 24 October 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Where: Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands – Airport Drive, opposite New Sudan Palace Hotel. Why: Please join… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/signing-ceremony-the-netherlands-contribution-of-22-million-usd-toward-accessing-sustainable-wash-services-in-south-sudan?lang=en

During the visit of President Niinistö to Ethiopia, four different agreements were signed. The Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade of Finland signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Minister of Finance of Ethiopia to continue cooperation in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector. The planned contribution of Finland is 22.4 million euros for the next four years. Representatives… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/four-different-agreements-were-signed-during-the-visit-of-president-niinisto-to-ethiopia?lang=en

O Presidente da República, João Lourenço, viaja terça-feira (22) para a cidade de Sochi, Federação Russa, com o objectivo de participar na Cimeira Rússia-África, a decorrer entre os dias 23 e 24 do corrente mês. Segundo uma nota da Secretaria dos Assuntos de Comunicação Institucional e Imprensa do Presidente da República, o Chefe de Estado vai intervir na sessão de abertura do evento… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/presidente-joao-lourenco-viaja-para-sochi-russia?lang=pt

Kickstarting a joint solidarity mission to the Horn of Africa with the African Union’s Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, Ms. Bineta Diop, Deputy UN Chief, Amina J. Mohammed participated in an early morning dialogue event on combatting the scourge of human trafficking with Ethiopian women leaders. Convened on the theme: The Transformational Role of Women in addressing Human Trafficking:… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/deputy-un-chief-hails-ethiopia-for-exceptional-leadership-in-womens-advancement?lang=en

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