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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.

La Fondation AGCO pour l’Agriculture (FAA), un organisme privé s’engageant à fournir une approche holistique pour la prévention et la diminution de la faim à l’échelle mondiale grâce à des initiatives efficaces et à un développement agricole durable, annonce ce jour que la Fondation Bahle Zondo en Afrique du Sud est la première organisation à recevoir le tout nouveau prix de la FAA.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/inaugural-agco-agriculture-foundation-award-presented-for-innovative-solution-to-rural-community-unemployment-in-south-africa?lang=fr

The Uganda Rugby Cranes coach, Robert Seguya today named the team that will take on Zimbabwe in the return leg of the Victoria Cup on 24th August 2019 in Harare. The Uganda Rugby Cranes will meet the Zimbabwe Sables for the second time this year after a loss in the home game. (26-31) The leadership of the team remains the same with Asuman Mugerwa as the Captain and Justin Kimono as Vice Captain. The… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-uganda-rugby-cranes-coach-today-named-the-team-that-will-take-on-zimbabwe-on-24th-august-in-harare?lang=en

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and the Fisheries Commission with support from the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), organized a three-day conference, from August 19-21, 2019, in Accra to highlight and discuss successes, lessons learned, opportunities, and challenges in the fisheries sector in Ghana. The conference, entitled… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-states-of-america-supports-ghanas-fisheries-and-coastal-environment-development-agenda?lang=en

Avec un événement de santé publique aigu signalé tous les quatre jours sur le continent, il est plus important que jamais pour les pays africains de pouvoir répondre aux urgences sanitaires. Les ministres africains de la santé ont adopté aujourd’hui une stratégie régionale décennale visant à renforcer la surveillance et la réponse intégrées aux maladies et à atténuer les effets dévastateurs… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/as-risks-of-outbreaks-grow-african-health-ministers-agree-to-new-response-strategy?lang=fr

With an acute public health event reported every four days on the continent, it is more important than ever before for African countries to be able to respond to health emergencies. African health ministers today adopted a 10-year regional strategy that aims to strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response and mitigate the devastating impact of outbreaks, such as Ebola. Africa has more outbreaks… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/as-risks-of-outbreaks-grow-african-health-ministers-agree-to-new-response-strategy?lang=en

L’Afrique franchit aujourd’hui un seuil important – trois ans sans aucun cas de poliovirus sauvage détecté. Ce jalon de trois ans marque le début d’un processus d’évaluation complet par la Commission régionale africaine de certification pour déterminer si l’ensemble de la région africaine de l’OMS, qui compte 47 pays, peut effectivement être déclarée comme ayant éradiqué le poliovirus… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-today-heads-into-the-last-mile-to-be-free-of-wild-polio?lang=fr

Africa today passes a milestone threshold – three years with no case of wild poliovirus detected. This three-year landmark sets in motion a comprehensive evaluation process by the Africa Regional Certification Commission to determine if the entire WHO African Region of 47 countries indeed can be declared to have eradicated wild poliovirus. Certification that the WHO African Region is free of wild… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-today-heads-into-the-last-mile-to-be-free-of-wild-polio?lang=en

En ce mois qui est devenu remarquable pour l’exploration en Afrique, un consortium dirigé par la CNPC a annoncé la découverte de 300 millions de barils de pétrole récupérable dans l’État du Haut-Nil, dans le nord-est du Soudan du Sud. C’est presque autant que la découverte d’Oyo annoncée plus tôt ce mois-ci au centre du Congo. Le puits d’exploration a été foré à une profondeur totale… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-cnpc-discovery-confirms-south-sudans-immense-oil-potential?lang=fr

In what has become a remarkable month for exploration in Africa, a CNPC-led consortium has made a 300 million barrels of recoverable oil discovery in South Sudan’s northeastern Upper Nile state. It is almost as much as the Oyo Discovery announced earlier this month in Congo. The exploration well was drilled at a total depth of 1,320m near the Adar oilfield in Block 3, operated by the Dar Petroleum… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-cnpc-discovery-confirms-south-sudans-immense-oil-potential?lang=en

No dia 15 de agosto foi assinado no Palácio dos Congressos, na cidade de São Tomé, o Memorando de Entendimento Específico do Compacto Lusófono para São Tomé e Príncipe, entre o Banco Africano de Desenvolvimento (BAD), o Governo Português e o Governo Santomense. Foi signatário pela Parte portuguesa o Embaixador de Portugal em São Tomé, Luís Gaspar da Silva, pela Parte santomense o Ministro… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/assinatura-do-memorando-de-entendimento-especifico-do-compacto-lusofono-para-sao-tome-e-principe?lang=pt

População de 10,8 mil elefantes é considerada estável há cinco anos; sucesso também é atribuído ao estreitamento da colaboração entre Procuradoria, Tribunal Supremo e Forças de Defesa e Segurança. Moçambique defendeu uma maior coordenação entre instituições para travar ações criminosas na 18ª reunião da Convenção sobre o Comércio Internacional de Espécies Ameaçadas de Fauna… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/mocambique-revela-que-aumento-da-repreensao-aos-crimes-contra-vida-selvagem-diminuiu-ameacas?lang=pt

« Les préparatifs techniques continuent de progresser, un projet de loi électorale est en cours d’examen par le Parlement fédéral et la Commission électorale nationale indépendante se prépare à l’inscription des électeurs », a déclaré James Swan, le chef de la Mission d’assistance des Nations Unies en Somalie (MANUSOM), a l’occasion de sa première intervention devant le Conseil de… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/somalie–les-prochaines-elections-offrent-lopportunite-de-faire-progresser-la-democratisation-onu?lang=fr

Après plusieurs tournoi de rugby à 7, la Fédération Burkinabè de Rugby a décidé d’initier les meilleurs clubs féminins au rugby à XV. La premières rencontre s’est tenue au stade Sangoulé Lamizana de Bobo-Dioulasso le samedi 17 Aout à 15h. Après la clôture du camp vacance rugby Kadio Bassirou, du nom du défunt président de la fédération, ce fut un match engagé entre les tigresses… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby–burkina-faso–apres-plusieurs-tournoi-de-rugby-a-7-la-federation-burkinabe-de-rugby-a-decide-dinitier-les-meilleurs-clubs-feminins-au-rugby-a-xv?lang=fr

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves (http://bit.ly/2KKgTgQ) and is expected to contribute nearly 10 percent of global production growth through to 2024 (http://bit.ly/30murnZ). On the demand side, Africa’s large, urbanized and industrialized societies of the future will require reliable and sustainable power… Read more on https://africaoilandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/african-liquefied-natural-gas-lng-to-attract-103-billion-in-2019?lang=en

Des chefs d’entreprise des Émirats arabes unis (ÉAU) et d’Afrique conseilleront des startups à fort potentiel alors qu’elles développent leurs activités et ciblent de nouvelles opportunités de marché; cette annonce intervient à l’approche du 5e Forum mondial des entreprises sur l’Afrique, qui aura lieu les 18 et 19 novembre 2019 à Dubaï; premier du genre, le programme de mentorat vise à… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/prominent-business-leaders-join-dubai-chambers-global-business-forum-gbf-mentorship-programme?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 21 August 2019

Rugby: Zimbabwe Sables Ready To Host Cranes

Zimbabwe Sables will be hosting Uganda’s Cranes in their return leg of the Victoria Cup at the Machinery Exchange Stadium, Harare Sports Club on Saturday the 24th of August. The Sables are enjoying their unbeaten run after recording victories against all three opponents Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, but the men in green and white promise not to be complacent ahead of the Cranes. Team Manager Jason Maritz… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby-zimbabwe-sables-ready-to-host-cranes?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 21 August 2019

Rugby Africa Medical and Sports Science Conference

La Rugby Africa Medical and Sports Science Conference s’est tenu pour la première fois à Maurice. Organisé par la Rugby Union Mauritius (RUM) (http://www.Mauritius.Rugby/) au cours d’un « Super Week » en collaboration avec le COJI du mardi 18 juin au vendredi 21 juin. Une première historique pour Maurice. Divers ateliers de formations médicales, formation d’entraîneurs et des cours d’arbitrage… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby-africa-medical-and-sports-science-conference?lang=fr

Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, 17 août, 14.45. Baisser de rideau sur le troisième et dernier match de la RUGBY AFRICA WOMEN’S CUP 2019 opposant les Ougandaises à leurs homologues Malagasy. Un score de 15 à 15 entre les 2 équipes qui avaient été défaites lors des deux premiers matchs. “Nous partons à l’assaut de la forteresse Ougandaise dès les premières minutes. À l’instar du premier match… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/les-xv-makis-feminines-a-la-rugby-africa-womens-cup-2019–suite-et-fin-de-lepopee-malagasy-a-la-premiere-edition-de-la-coupe-dafrique-feminine-a-xv?lang=fr

The United States Embassy in Accra is pleased to welcome American documentary filmmaker Stuart Harmon, who will screen his first feature-length film, “The Money Stone,” at the 2019 Black Star International Film Festival. The film tells the stories of Justice and Maxwell, two teen boys fighting for their dreams against the backdrop of gold mines of Ghana. The film will make its Africa premiere… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/american-film-the-money-stone-makes-its-africa-premiere-at-black-star-international-film-festival?lang=en

The new Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations (Vienna), Rapulane Molekane, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Yury Fedotov. During his career, Mr. Molekane has served in various capacities, among them: Ambassador to France, Monaco and Permanent Delegate of South Africa to UNESCO (2014-2019); Deputy Director-General… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-permanent-representative-of-south-africa-presents-credentials?lang=en

On August 20, 2019 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr. Sergei Rachkov met with the Minister of State for Military Production of the Arab Republic of Egypt Maj.-Gen. Dr. Mohamed El Assar. The meeting was attended by Eng. Viktor Osnovsky, Director General of «Amkodor» holding, the leadership of the National Organization for Military… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/ambassador-of-belarus-sergei-rachkov-met-with-the-minister-of-state-for-military-production-of-egypt?lang=en

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today launched a joint voucher programme in Dondo district in Sofala province to address the essential food, hygiene, and household needs of vulnerable families affected by Cyclone Idai, which left a trail of devastation across Mozambique in March 2019. The voucher programme will run from August to October… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-united-nations-world-food-programme-wfp-and-united-nations-childrens-fund-unicef-launch-joint-voucher-programme-to-support-communities-affected-by-cyclone-idai?lang=en

The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) (http://bit.ly/2P5N4LW), a private entity with the strong commitment to providing a holistic approach to the global prevention and relief of hunger through impactful initiatives and sustainable agricultural development, today announced the Bahle Zondo Foundation in South Africa as the first organization globally to receive the newly-launched AAF Award. The AAF… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/inaugural-agco-agriculture-foundation-award-presented-for-innovative-solution-to-rural-community-unemployment-in-south-africa?lang=en

In the wake of challenges to establish a cantonment site in the Gbudue area for South Sudan’s opposition forces, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Force Commander visited Yambio on Friday, with a high-level delegation of officials from Juba and Li-rangu. “The purpose of my coming was to call on the Governor with the commander of SSPDF [South Sudan People’s Defence Forces] and… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/unmiss-force-commander-visits-gbudue-area-to-assess-security-situation-by-phillip-mbugo?lang=en

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