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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.

Dear All, You are invited to attend the press conference by the United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Mr. Aristide Nononsi at the end of his visit to the country. WHO: The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Mr. Aristide Nononsi WHEN: 02:00 p.m. Monday, 23 April 2018 WHERE: Meroe Conference Room, UNDP Compound,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/invitation-to-a-press-conference-by-the-united-nations-independent-expert-on-the-situation-of-human-rights-in-the-sudan?lang=en

GROHE ([www.GROHE.com](http://www.grohe.com/)), fabriquant de renom d’accessoires sanitaires, a dévoilé une installation ATRIO immersive à la salle d’exposition de GROHE nouvellement rénovée (Via Crocefisso 19) en avril durant le Fuorisalone. Le cube noir monumental permet à tous les visiteurs de s’immerger dans une expérience multimédia relatant une histoire abstraire de la nouvelle… Read more on https://grohe.africa-newsroom.com/press/grohe-design-presents-the-new-atrio-experience-cube-at-fuorisalone-in-milan?lang=fr

GROHE ([www.GROHE.com](http://www.grohe.com/)), the world’s leading manufacturer of sanitary fittings, first unveiled an immersive ATRIO installation for guests at the newly renovated GROHE Milan showroom (Via Crocefisso 19) in April during the Fuorisalone. The monumental black experience cube allows visitors to immerse themselves into a multimedia experience depicting an abstract story of the new… Read more on https://grohe.africa-newsroom.com/press/grohe-design-presents-the-new-atrio-experience-cube-at-fuorisalone-in-milan?lang=en

Vingt-cinq véhicules 4×4, d’une valeur de plus de 2 milliards d’Ariary, acquis sur fonds propres de l’Etat, dont le Fonds d’entretien routier (FER), ont été remis par le Président de la République au Ministère des Travaux Publics, dans la matinée de 19 mars, au Palais d’Iavoloha. Ce fut l’occasion pour le Chef de l’Etat de rappeler l’aspect fondamental de l’entretien des routes,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/madagascar–le-president-remet-25-vehicules-4×4-au-ministere-des-travaux-publics-une-contribution-a-lefficacite-du-travail-face-aux-imperatifs?lang=fr

South Africa, an affiliate of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), will host the 38th session of the IAIA conference at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from 16 to 19 May 2018. IAIA is the leading global network on best practice in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programs, plans and projects. It… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-hosts-the-38th-international-association-for-impact-assessment-conference-in-durban?lang=en

The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises was briefed by Eskom on its annual performance plan and financial report. The committee welcomed what it heard about interventions made by the new board. However, it cautioned that the power utility has presented beautiful annual reports in the past, and yet now finds itself on the verge of collapse. The committee, on the other hand, is looking for sustainability… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-committee-welcomes-investigation-into-misconduct-at-eskom?lang=en

Tunisia has continued to make progress on democracy since the revolution more than seven years ago, including a Constitution guaranteeing fundamental rights for all Tunisians, but there is still a lot to do, says a UN human rights expert. “Tunisia still faces numerous challenges, including setting up key institutions required by the Constitution, such as the Constitutional Court, and aligning a… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/tunisia-a-country-in-transition-with-hope-and-challenges-says-united-nations-expert?lang=en

Programme Director Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media Good morning, It is my privilege as Chancellor of the National Orders to announce the names of those South Africans and foreign nationals who will be awarded National Orders at an investiture ceremony to be held on Saturday 28 April 2018. National Orders are the highest awards that our country bestows on our citizens and eminent foreign nationals… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/media-statement-by-the-chancellor-of-the-national-orders-dr-cassius-lubisi?lang=en

Le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM) et l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture (FAO) lancent un projet commun innovant pour reconstruire les moyens d’existence dévastés par les conflits dans l’est de la République démocratique de Congo (RDC), en autonomisant les femmes, en soutenant les agriculteurs et en aidant à instaurer la paix entre les communautés – tout… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/world-food-programme-wfp-food-and-agriculture-organization-of-the-united-nations-fao-launch-innovative-germanfunded-project-to-support-peace-and-rebuild-lives-in-postconflict-areas-of-eastern-dr-congo?lang=fr

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are launching an innovative joint project to rebuild livelihoods shattered by conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), by empowering women, supporting farmers and helping build peace between communities – all thanks to a €35 million contribution from the German people.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/world-food-programme-wfp-food-and-agriculture-organization-of-the-united-nations-fao-launch-innovative-germanfunded-project-to-support-peace-and-rebuild-lives-in-postconflict-areas-of-eastern-dr-congo?lang=en

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has partnered with the University of Limpopo for a public lecture on South Africa’s hosting of the 10th BRICS Summit. Taking place under the theme: “BRICS in Africa: Collaboration, Inclusive Growth and Shared Prosperity in the 4th Industrial Revolution”, the lecture is scheduled for Monday, 23 April 2018, and will be presented… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/public-lecture-on-brazil-russia-india-china-and-south-africa-brics-at-the-university-of-limpopo?lang=en

Zambia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Hon. Joseph Malanji has said there is need to take action to promote clean energy, more sustainable methods to agriculture and transport for the protection and management of natural resources to ensure their sustainability for the future generation. And Mr. Malanji has urged the ongoing Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) summit to help implement the UN sustainable… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/zambia-focus-more-on-a-sustainable-futuremalanji?lang=en

Enfin ! Le monde s’est réuni à Genève vendredi 13 avril pour rassembler le financement nécessaire pour apporter l’aide humanitaire aux populations désespérées de la RD Congo. Et ceci, suite aux efforts de l’ex-premier ministre de la RDC, Samy Badibanga Ntita. C’est la première fois que la communauté internationale se réunit pour rassembler le financement de l’aide humanitaire à un pays… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-man-whos-awaken-the-world-about-congo?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 19 April 2018

The man who’s awaken the world about Congo

Finally, the world met in Geneva on Friday 13th of April to gather the necessary financing to bring relief aid to desperate people of DRCongo. And this, subsequently to the efforts of DRC’s -Prime Minister Samy Badibanga Ntita. It is the first time ever that the International Community met to pledge financing for humanitarian aid to a war-torn country, big as one fourth of the United States, with… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-man-whos-awaken-the-world-about-congo?lang=en

The European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank have agreed to support the creation of the new Development Bank of Nigeria to strengthen lending for business and agriculture investment in the country. The European Investment Bank has finalized a US $20-million equity stake in the new financing institution, alongside US $50-million equity participation from the African Development Bank.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/european-investment-bank-and-african-development-bank-to-support-private-sector-investment-in-nigeria-with-development-bank-of-nigeria-backing?lang=en

President Cyril Ramaphosa told investors and business leaders that South Africa is on the road to economic recovery as government is creating an enabling environment to boost investor confidence. President Ramaphosa spoke in various engagements in London yesterday, Wednesday, 18 April 2018, including the Commonwealth Business Forum’s African Leaders’ Roundtable, a working lunch with senior international… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-cyril-ramaphosa-assures-investors-south-africa-is-creating-an-enabling-environment-for-investment?lang=en

President Danny Faure attended a meeting hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada at the InterContinental Hotel this afternoon, for Leaders of Commonwealth Small Island and Coastal States. The meeting was on the subject of oceans, coastal resilience, and climate change. The subject of oceans will be discussed for the first time at the G7 Summit this year, which is being hosted by Canada in… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/seychelles-president-faure-attends-meeting-hosted-by-the-prime-minister-of-canada-for-commonwealth-small-island-and-coastal-states?lang=en

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) ([www.ICD-PS.org](http://www.icd-ps.org/)), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group ([www.IsDB-pilot.org](http://www.isdb-pilot.org/)), and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) ([www.SMBCgroup.com](http://www.smbc.co.jp/global)) have… Read more on https://icd.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-islamic-corporation-for-the-development-of-the-private-sector-icd-announces-the-signing-of-a-bilateral-agreement-with-sumitomo-mitsui-banking-corporation-smbc?lang=en

The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2018 (AHIC) ([www.ArabianConference.com](http://www.arabianconference.com/)) is officially underway at the purpose-built AHIC Village on the beach of the Waldorf Astoria in Ras Al Khaimah following the official opening ceremony this morning, with a record number of registered delegates from the regional and global hospitality investment industry. Now in its… Read more on https://ahic.africa-newsroom.com/press/record-attendance-at-the-14th-edition-of-the-arabian-hotel-investment-conference-ahic-held-for-the-first-time-in-ras-al-khaimah?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 19 April 2018

Journalist found stabbed and killed in Liberia

Liberian authorities should thoroughly investigate the killing of Tyron Brown, a video editor and camera operator with Super Communications, a privately owned outlet that runs Super FM and Super Television, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. A black vehicle was seen by at least one witness dropping the journalist’s body outside his home at 3 a.m. in the eastern Paynesville suburb of… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/journalist-found-stabbed-and-killed-in-liberia?lang=en

Upon invitation of the Royal Institute of International Affairs of Chatham House, the President of the Republic, Mr Danny Faure, delivered remarks at Chatham House this morning on “Lessons from Seychelles on Strengthening Institutions for Development”. Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. Their mission is to help build… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/seychelles-president-faure-delivers-remarks-at-chatham-house?lang=en

Onze maires de la Région de la SAVA ont été reçus par le Président de la République Hery Rajaonarimampianina, dans l’après-midi du 17 Avril, au Palais d’Iavoloha. Deux points ont été évoqués lors de la rencontre : l’importance des nouvelles lois électorales et la mise en œuvre du Fisandratana, pour l’Emergence et la Renaissance du pays. « C’est bien de se rencontrer. Le plus… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/madagascar–le-president-de-la-republique-recoit-les-maires-de-la-region-sava?lang=fr

Le Président de la République, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, Chef Suprême des Forces Armées, a présidé la grande cérémonie de passations de commandements au sein de la Gendarmerie Nationale, dans la matinée de ce 18 avril, au stade de Mahamasina. Il s’agissait, successivement, des prises de fonction du nouveau Commandant de la Gendarmerie Nationale, puis des trois nouveaux Commandants respectifs… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/madagascar-passations-de-commandements-a-la-gendarmerie-nationale–appel-a-lintegrite-et-a-la-stabilite?lang=fr

Conclusions de la Cinquième Réunion du Comité de Haut Niveau de l’Union africaine sur la Libye, Addis Abéba, Ethiopie, 17 avril 2018 : 1. Le Comité de haut niveau de l’UA sur la Libye a tenu sa cinquième réunion, au niveau ministériel, à Addis Abéba, en Ethiopie, le 17 avril 2018. La réunion a été présidée par le Ministre des Affaires étrangères de la République du Congo, S.E.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/conclusions-of-the-fifth-meeting-of-the-african-union-high-level-committee-on-libya-addis-ababa-ethiopia-17-april-2018?lang=fr

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