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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 02 mars à Marrakech au Maroc,Rugby Afrique à la faveur du Sommet du Rugby africain renouveller ses instances dirigeantes. A quelques jours de ce grand rassemblement de la Famille du Rugby Africain, la Fédération Ivoirienne de Rugby (FIR) (www.FIR.ci) voudrait féliciter le travail gigantesque accompli par le Président actuel de Rugby Afrique Abdelaziz Bougja. Sous sa présidence le Rugby Africain… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/communique-de-la-federation-ivoirienne-de-rugby-fir-relatif-au-sommet-du-rugby-africain?lang=fr

The Government of Japan recently approved a grant project in Nigeria in the amount of US$84,092 under the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). On 7th February 2019, Mr. Shigeru UMETSU, Charge d’Affairs a.i of Japan to the Federal Republic of Nigeria signed the grant contract with the Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Abubakar and the… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/grant-assistance-for-grassroots-human-security-project-ggp-grant-contract-signing-ceremony?lang=en

The South African Government condemns in the strongest terms the attack in Kashmir, killing around 40 security personnel and injuring many others in one of the deadliest attacks on Indian forces in this area for years. President Cyril Ramaphosa has, on behalf of the Government and people of South Africa, extended the country’s deepest condolences to the Government and the people of the Republic… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-by-south-africa-on-pulwama-south-africa-condemns-deadly-attack-in-kashmir?lang=en

H.E. Mr. S.K.Maina, M.B.S. paid a courtesy call on Hon. Kenji Wakamiya, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives at his office on Friday 15th February, 2019. During the meeting, Ambassador congratulated the Chairman on his new appointment. The Ambassador sought the support of Japan in Kenya’s bid for a Non-Permanent Seat in the U.N. Security Council for the year 2021-2022.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/he-the-ambassador-calls-on-hon-kenji-wakamiya-chairman-of-the-committee-on-foreign-affairs-house-of-representatives?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 15 February 2019

Situation in Southern Libya

The United States is concerned by ongoing tensions in southern Libya, which have prolonged the closure of critical oil infrastructure and deprived all Libyans of vital economic resources. We call on all parties to urgently establish a mutually acceptable security arrangement that will guarantee the safety of National Oil Corporation (NOC) workers and allow oil production at the al-Sharara oil field… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/situation-in-southern-libya?lang=en

Le Président de la République a reçu le 15 février 2019 le Chef du gouvernement de la République tunisienne, M. Youssef Chahed, à l’occasion de sa visite officielle à Paris pour le deuxième Haut conseil de coopération franco-tunisien, coprésidé avec le Premier ministre français. Dans le prolongement de la visite d’Etat du Président de la République en Tunisie, les 31 janvier et 1er… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/entretien-du-president-de-la-republique-avec-le-chef-du-gouvernement-de-la-republique-tunisienne-m-youssef-chahed?lang=fr

The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2020-2021 Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP), a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Two categories of grants are offered through ARSP: (1) research grants and (2) program… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/call-for-applications-20202021-fulbright-visiting-scholar-program?lang=en

A high-level team from the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Marrakech and Rabat from February 14–15 for discussions with the Moroccan Government on preparations for the WBG/IMF Annual Meetings to be hosted by the country in October 2021. During their visit, the senior officials from both institutions met with the Head of the Government Saadeddine El Othmani, Finance… Read more on https://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/world-bank-and-international-monetary-fund-imf-officials-visit-morocco-to-prepare-2021-annual-meetings-in-marrakech?lang=en

The United Nations-African Union Joint Task Force on Peace and Security held its sixteenth consultative meeting at the African Union headquarters in Addis-Ababa on 12 February 2019. The African Union (AU) Commission and the United Nations (UN) Secretariat were represented respectively by Commissioners Smaïl Chergui (Peace and Security), Minata Samaté-Cessouma (Political Affairs); and the Under-Secretaries-General… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-nationsafrican-union-joint-task-force-on-peace-and-security-holds-sixteenth-consultative-meeting-in-addisababa?lang=en

The Economic Commission for Africa on Friday officially handed over the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) to the African Union Commission (AUC) following its inception in 2012. The AMDC was endorsed by the 2nd conference of African Ministers responsible for Minerals Resource Development in 2011 as an African Union flagship project whose main aim was to coordinate the implementation of the… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-minerals-development-centre-moves-from-economic-commission-for-africa-eca-to-african-union-commission?lang=en

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will meet in Geneva from 18 February to 8 March to review the following countries: Bulgaria, Cameroon, Estonia, Kazakhstan, and Mauritius. The above are among the 169 States that are party to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and so are required to undergo regular reviews by its Committee, which will also hear… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/un-committee-on-economic-social-and-cultural-rights-to-review-bulgaria-cameroon-estonia-kazakhstan-and-mauritius?lang=en

The meeting, which was held under the theme; Meeting Women’s Health in Ethiopia. Challenges and Opportunities, was part of the Africa Health Week that was held on the margins of the African Union Heads of State and Government Summit. The African Health Week brought together Africa’s public health decision makers; health stakeholders; regional and global private sector, to harness the continent’s… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/forum-focuses-on-ethiopian-womens-health-agrees-there-is-need-to-increase-funding-for-sector?lang=en

Chambers & Partners has once again ranked Centurion ([www.CenturionLG.com](http://www.centurionlg.com/)) as a Band 1 law firm in Equatorial Guinea. Chambers Global 2019 calls Centurion “a top firm in the market and are very well respected in the oil and gas industry”. [Chambers further states](https://chambers.com/rankings/s?publicationTypeId=2&practiceAreaId=852&subsectionTypeId=1&locationId=76)… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/centurion-law-group-again-number-one-in-equatorial-guinea?lang=en

Chambers & Partners a une nouvelle fois classé le groupe Centurion ([www.CenturionLG.com](http://www.centurionlg.com/)) au rang de premier cabinet d’avocats en Guinée équatoriale (Band 1). Chambers Global 2019 décrit Centurion comme « l’une des meilleures entreprises du marché, qui est très respectée dans l’industrie du pétrole et du gaz. » Chambers ajoute que Centurion est « un cabinet… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/centurion-law-group-again-number-one-in-equatorial-guinea?lang=fr

Frustrations naturally accompany a tedious and resource consuming exercise in which results are never forthcoming despite the efforts. This is typical of small businesses, which consist of 95% of all companies in Sub-Saharan Africa. About 44 million formal SMEs exist in the continent, 7 million of which are based in Kenya. Difficulty surfaces when SMEs must operate on limited budgets but their objectives… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/glass-house-pr-introduces-public-relations-pr-for-small-medium-enterprises-in-africa?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 15 February 2019

Minister Kaag: investing more in development in Niger

The Netherlands will be increasing its investment in sustainable development for Niger over the next several years. As part of this, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Sigrid Kaag is focusing on programmes that combat poverty and offer young people education and access to the job market. The government will also support projects to help ensure safe and clean water, as well as initiatives… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/minister-kaag-investing-more-in-development-in-niger?lang=en

The U.S. Embassy partnered with El-Zoe Foundation and the Government of Cameroon to organize a football clinic for youth in Banyo, from February 8 to 11, 2019. The program included presentations and discussions on topical issues such as tolerance, fair-play, teamwork, and the importance of education. Participants were also equipped with skills to avoid kidnapping and make positive life choices. The… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/kick4peace–promoting-tolerance-among-youth-through-football?lang=en

Le 14 février, l’Ambassade a abrité une séance de restitution animée par les jeunes tchadiens ayant pris part à une formation dans le cadre de l’Initiative pour les Jeunes Leaders Africains au Centre Régional de Leadership (YALI-RLC) de Dakar au Sénégal en décembre 2018. Douze jeunes tchadiens membres de la section tchadienne du programme YALI ont assisté à cette formation. La séance… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-groupe-dinitiative-de-leadership-des-jeunes-africains-se-reunit-a-lambassade?lang=fr

The ACP Internship Programme, funded from the resources of the EU Member States, is open to students who are nationals of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Partner Countries. The goal of this Internship Programme is to offer successful candidates an opportunity to improve their skills as well as the experience of working in a multicultural international environment. Duration of the internship:… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/wanted-you-internship-at-the-european-investment-bank?lang=en

La Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), une agence gouvernementale américaine qui travaille à réduire la pauvreté mondiale par la croissance économique, et le gouvernement du Togo ont signé aujourd’hui l’accord pour un nouveau «Programme de Seuil» du MCC d’une valeur de 35 millions de dollars pour améliorer l’accès à des services de Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/lancement-officiel-du-programme-de-seuil-du-millennium-challenge-corporation-mcc-au-togo?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 15 February 2019

EU NAVFOR meets Global Somali Diaspora in London

Meeting with members of the Somali community is important for EU NAVFOR. It is an opportunity for the Somali community to learn the relevance of counter-piracy operations to their country and themselves, but also an opportunity for them to ask questions directly to EU NAVFOR. Representatives of the Global Somali Diaspora met with the team of experts from EU NAVFOR in London. Global Somali Diaspora… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/eu-navfor-meets-global-somali-diaspora-in-london?lang=en

Le 8 février dernier, au stade municipal de Tombouctou, la Direction du Festival du Vivre Ensemble, en partenariat avec le Bureau régional de la MINUSMA à Tombouctou, a officiellement lancé la troisième édition par un grand concert. Le festival s’est poursuivi jusqu’au 12 février, animé par des débats citoyens, des conférences, des prestations musicales d’artistes de renommés nationales… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/a-tombouctou-la-3eme-edition-du-festival-du-vivre-ensemble-renforce-les-relations-entre-les-communautes?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 15 February 2019

U.S. Embassy Launches Annual Video Competition

The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa has announced the theme of its annual video competition: “I Stand for Peace”. The Embassy invites all current and aspiring filmmakers to create videos up to three minutes in length to depict why they stand for peace; why peace is important; and how peace can be achieved. National winners will be recognized and receive prizes at an official award ceremony… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/us-embassy-launches-annual-video-competition?lang=en

La Sous-Secrétaire générale pour l’Afrique au Département des opérations de paix, Bintou Keita, le Sous-Secrétaire général pour l’appui à la consolidation de la paix, Oscar Fernandez-Taranco, et l’Ambassadeur du Maroc à l’ONU et Président de la ‘Configuration République Centrafricaine’ de la Commission de la consolidation de la paix des Nations Unies, Omar Hilale, ont rencontré… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/en-rca-lonu-rappelle-la-necessite-de-consolider-la-paix-et-de-relever-le-pays?lang=fr

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