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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.

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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.

A Embaixada dos Estados Unidos em Luanda, Angola, tem o prazer de anunciar a chegada de 464.090 doses adicionais de vacina da COVID-19 que os Estados Unidos estão a doar à Angola, através da COVAX. Estamos a compartilhar essas doses com o único objectivo de salvar vidas. Este terceiro lote vem aumentar para 1.646.960 o número de doses da vacina Pfizer fornecidas à Angola (o primeiro e o segundo… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus–angola-usg-shares-additional-464090-doses-of-pfizer-covid19-vaccine-with-angola?lang=pt

The Embassy of the United States in Luanda, Angola, is pleased to announce the arrival of 464,090 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine that the U.S is sharing with Angola through COVAX. We are sharing these doses not to secure favors or extract concessions. Our vaccines do not come with strings attached. We are doing this with the singular objective of saving lives. This third batch brings the total… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus–angola-usg-shares-additional-464090-doses-of-pfizer-covid19-vaccine-with-angola?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 27 September 2021

Rwanda : Rafles en lien avec le sommet du Commonwealth

Les autorités [rwandaises](https://www.hrw.org/fr/africa/rwanda) ont raflé et détenu arbitrairement plus d’une dizaine de personnes homosexuelles et transgenres, de travailleuses du sexe, d’enfants des rues et autres dans les mois précédant une conférence internationale de haut niveau prévue en juin 2021, a déclaré Human Rights Watch. Ils ont été détenus dans un centre de transit dans… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/rwanda-round-upslinked-to-commonwealth-meeting?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 27 September 2021

Rwanda: Round Ups-Linked to Commonwealth Meeting

[Rwandan](https://www.hrw.org/africa/rwanda) authorities rounded up and arbitrarily detained over a dozen gay and transgender people, sex workers, street children, and others in the months before a planned June 2021 high-profile international conference, Human Rights Watch said. They were held in a transit center in Gikondo neighborhood of the capital Kigali, unofficially called “Kwa Kabuga,”… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/rwanda-round-upslinked-to-commonwealth-meeting?lang=en

“I’m really happy to participate in this run and am proud that women took the first and the second positions,” says Cecilia Sande from Morobo. Since 2016, this 5-kilometer run has been a regular fixture in Morobo county, Central Equatoria, bringing people together in the spirit of unity in diversity. “We want this competition to continue because it is not only an exercise for our bodies but… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/running-for-harmony-residents-of-morobo-celebrate-international-day-of-peace?lang=en

The Government proposes EUR 1.3 billion in appropriations for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The promotion of human rights, the rule of law, democracy, peace, freedom, tolerance and equality in all international activities forms the central element of the value base on which Finland’s foreign and security policy rests. The budget proposal lays special emphasis on measures that strengthen the… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/ministry-for-foreign-affairs-strengthens-the-network-of-finlands-missions-abroad-and-invests-in-measures-promoting-the-availability-of-skilled-labour?lang=en

Twenty-one percent of the country’s adult population is now fully vaccinated after 6 187 people either received a Johnson & Johnson shot or the second jab of the Pfizer vaccine on Sunday. According to Health Department, South Africa administered 9, 419 jabs in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to 16 827 790, while the country is now home to 8 391 620 vaccinated individuals. Meanwhile, according… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/coronavirus-21-of-adults-now-fully-vaccinated-as-south-africa-exits-third-wave?lang=en

Continuing their regular contact with the leaders of Somalia’s Federal Member States, representatives of some of the country’s international partners today visited Puntland to discuss a range of issues, with a particular focus on upcoming local and federal elections. “On the local elections, we were heartened to learn about the progress made so far, particularly that the work of the Transitional… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/international-partners-visit-garowe-for-discussions-on-local-and-federal-elections?lang=en

The Civil Affairs Division of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is continuing to engage with all stakeholders across Warrap state to promote the provisions contained within the Revitalized Peace Agreement of 2018. In this regard, the UN Peacekeeping mission held a two-day workshop for women and youth representatives, traditional leaders and community members in Turalei payam [administrative… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/unmiss-sensitizes-residents-of-twic-county-in-warrap-on-the-revitalized-peace-agreement?lang=en

WHO has received many excellent applications for the WHO Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of Novel Pathogens (SAGO), but is reopening nominations for three days in order to attract additional candidates. WHO would like to particularly encourage applications from the African and South East Asian WHO regions and from female candidates. The call will open from Monday-Wednesday 27-29 September,… Read more on https://who.africa-newsroom.com/press/reopening-call-for-experts-from-african-and-south-east-asian-who-regions-to-join-the-scientific-advisory-group-for-the-origins-of-novel-pathogens-sago?lang=en

Alors qu’aura lieu African Energy Week, organisé par la Chambre Africaine de l’Energie (www.EnergyChamber.org), en partenariat avec le Département des Ressources Minérales et de l’Energie d’Afrique du Sud, nous analysons le travail de Monsieur le Président Ali Bongo sur la transition énergétique inclusive. Il décrit l’état de l’industrie énergétique de son pays et appelle à… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/gabons-president-bongo-has-made-the-case-for-inclusive-energy-transition?lang=fr

Balancing life, work and the love for the game, Egypt’s rugby player and Rugby Africa’s (RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat would have it no other way. Handpicked as one of 12 leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of Rugby Africa’s #Unstoppables, the vibrant young woman is leading the way for others through her die-hard passion for rugby. Twenty-six -year-old Barakat… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/in-good-times-and-bad-times-rugby-is-life-for-rugby-africas-unstoppable-sanaa-barakat?lang=en

Les pays africains producteurs de pétrole et de gaz ont dû faire à une pression grandissante cette année pour abandonner les activités de pétrole et de gaz, et commencer à dépendre, plutôt, des sources d’énergie vertes comme l’éolienne, le solaire et l’hydrogène afin de prévenir les changements climatiques. Cependant, nombreux sont ceux qui ont réagi et rejettent l’idée selon… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/a-just-energy-transition-as-advocated-by-president-macky-sall-will-benefit-senegals-economy-and-create-jobs-for-its-young-people?lang=fr

A Africa Oil Week (AOW) (www.Africa-OilWeek.com), principal feira de petróleo e gás de África, terá a sua 27ª edição no Dubai. O evento realizar-se-á de 8 a 11 de novembro de 2021, em Madinat Jumeirah. Dada a importância que os organizadores atribuíram à segurança e ao bem-estar dos participantes, o evento será realizado pela primeira, e única vez, no Emirado. Apesar da mudança temporária… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-oil-week-set-to-host-firstever-inperson-event-in-dubai?lang=pt

Étant le principal salon de l’industrie pétrolière et gazière en Afrique, la semaine africaine du pétrole (SAP) (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) tiendra sa vingt-septième exposition à Dubaï, du 08 au 11 novembre 2021, à Madinat Jumeirah. Il serait ainsi nécessaire de noter que cet évènement se tiendra pour la seule et ultime fois à l’émirat, notamment en raison de l’attention que les organisateurs… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-oil-week-set-to-host-firstever-inperson-event-in-dubai?lang=fr

Africa Oil Week (AOW) (www.Africa-OilWeek.com), the leading oil and gas show for Africa is scheduled to host its 27th edition in Dubai. The event will be held on 8-11 November 2021 at Madinat Jumeirah. Owing to the organisers’ emphasis on the safety and wellbeing of attendees, the event will be held for the first and only time in the Emirate. Despite the temporary change in location from Cape Town… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-oil-week-set-to-host-firstever-inperson-event-in-dubai?lang=en

The Gambia’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, together with Gambia National Petroleum Company, have been confirmed as strategic government partners for the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 Conference and Exhibition; Delegations from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and Gambia National Petroleum Company have confirmed that they will speak at the event; Organized by Energy Capital & Power… Read more on https://energycapitalandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-gambian-ministry-of-petroleum-and-gambia-national-petroleum-company-to-participate-in-msgbc-2021-oil-gas-and-power-conference?lang=en

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) ([www.AWIEForum.org](http://www.awieforum.org/)) was recently shortlisted as a finalist for the inaugural Associations Advance Africa Awards in the category of “Outstanding Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion (particularly of Women and Youth)”. AWIEF is proud and excited to announce that, during the 2021 Africa Association Summit,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-women-innovation-and-entrepreneurship-forum-awief-wins-the-associations-advance-africa-award-for-outstanding-achievement-in-diversity-and-inclusion?lang=en

Energy Capital & Power has signed a strategic partnership with consulting firm Libya-Analysis LLC ahead of the upcoming Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 (22-23 November, Tripoli); Libya-Analysis LLC produces analysis, forecasting and research on the North African oil producer, providing targeted advisory services and real-time insights into the complex dynamics shaping the market; the Libya Energy… Read more on https://energycapitalandpower.africa-newsroom.com/press/energy-capital-and-power-libyaanalysis-llc-partner-for-libya-energy-and-economic-summit-2021?lang=en

Ahead of African Energy Week organized by the African Energy Chamber ([www.EnergyChamber.org](http://www.energychamber.org/)) in partnership with South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, we examine the work of President Ali Bongo on an inclusive energy transition. It describes the status of his country’s energy industry and calls for African priorities to be counted as the world… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/gabons-president-bongo-has-made-the-case-for-inclusive-energy-transition?lang=en

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), principal cabinet panafricain de conseil en communication et leader de la distribution de communiqués de presse en Afrique, a le plaisir de confirmer la récente promotion de Tracy Walakira N. au poste de directrice de compte. Depuis son domicile en Ouganda, Tracy a passé les sept dernières années à travailler sur certaines des missions les plus complexes d’APO… Read more on https://apo-group.africa-newsroom.com/press/ugandan-tracy-indiana-jones-walakira-relishing-her-next-big-adventure-at-apo-group?lang=fr

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is delighted to confirm the recent promotion of Tracy Walakira N. to Account Director. Operating from her home in Uganda, Tracy has spent the last seven years working on some of APO Group’s most challenging assignments, collaborating with media and coordinating huge events in every… Read more on https://apo-group.africa-newsroom.com/press/ugandan-tracy-indiana-jones-walakira-relishing-her-next-big-adventure-at-apo-group?lang=en

African oil- and gas-producing countries have been facing increasing pressure this year to abandon oil and gas activities and begin relying instead on green energy sources like wind, solar, and hydrogen to help prevent climate change. Many of these African countries are pushing back, however, and rejecting the notion that their energy transitions should follow the same pattern as Western ones. In… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/a-just-energy-transition-as-advocated-by-president-macky-sall-will-benefit-senegals-economy-and-create-jobs-for-its-young-people?lang=en

Some 130 students, both girls and boys, drawn from two secondary schools in Aweil, Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal state, participated in a debate organized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to mark International Day of Peace. Spirited discussions ensued between teams drawn from Aweil National and South Sudan Education Center which centred around whether the Revitalized Peace Agreement,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/on-peace-day-debate-student-teams-agree-schools-should-include-revitalized-peace-agreement-in-curriculum?lang=en

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