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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.

By Emmanuel Okogba The African Energy Chamber has called on African governments and oil companies to do more to protect the security of energy infrastructure in Africa. Oil and gas infrastructure is quickly becoming a principal target for terrorists, rogue organizations, hostile state and non-state actors, and criminal enterprises. The recent attacks in the Middle East – the drone attack on the… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/enhancing-energy-security-in-africa–the-time-is-now-by-emmanuel-okogba?lang=en

La Chambre africaine de l’énergie (https://EnergyChamber.org) appelle les gouvernements africains et les sociétés pétrolières à faire davantage pour protéger la sécurité des infrastructures énergétiques en Afrique. Les infrastructures pétrolières et gazières sont rapidement en train de devenir une cible principale pour les terroristes, les organisations solitaires, les acteurs étatiques… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/il-est-grand-temps-dameliorer-la-securite-des-infrastructures-energetiques-de-lafrique?lang=fr

O evento anual do C40 (www.C40.org), que teve lugar na quarta-feira na África do Sul pela primeira vez, reuniu autoridades municipais e investidores para tratar dos desafios climáticos mais urgentes do nosso tempo; Os dirigentes de cidades africanas afirmaram que inspirar os cidadãos a viver de forma sustentável é um bom começo, mas que o desenvolvimento sistémico de infraestruturas sustentado… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/c40-cities-financing-sustainable-african-cities-forum-calls-for-urgent-investor-action-to-secure-a-sustainable-future-for-all-citizens?lang=pt

Deux accords ont été signés ce jour, – d’une part, entre Eurorepar Car Service et UADH, pour le déploiement du réseau multimarque en Afrique, – d’autre part, entre UADH et OLA Energy (www.OLAEnergy.com), pour intégrer aux stations-service du réseau OLA Energy des ateliers mécaniques Eurorepar Car Service. Accord Groupe PSA / UADH UADH et le Groupe PSA ont ouvert aujourd’hui un nouveau… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/signature-dun-partenariat-entre-uadh-et-le-groupe-ola-energy-pour-accelerer-le-developpement-en-afrique-du-reseau-multimarque-eurorepar-car-service-du-groupe-psa?lang=fr

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Friday concluded its Annual Meetings, amid growing consensus that regional integration is imperative to a new phase in African prosperity. Around 2,000 delegates gathered in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to discuss ways to fast-track regional integration after the milestone African Continental Free Area (AfCFTA) was endorsed earlier this year. “We have… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/flying-skyhigh-african-development-bank-annual-meetings-conclude-with-consensus-on-regional-integration?lang=en

C40’s (www.C40.org) annual event, which took place on Wednesday in South Africa for the first time, gathered city officials and investors to address the most pressing climate challenges of our time; African mayors stated that inspiring citizens to live sustainably is a good start, but systemic infrastructure development enabled by public and private investment is critical to sustainable city transformation;… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/c40-cities-financing-sustainable-african-cities-forum-calls-for-urgent-investor-action-to-secure-a-sustainable-future-for-all-citizens?lang=en

A General Electric (www.GE.com) anunciou a nomeação de Jaime Morais como o Director Geral da empresa em Angola. Neste novo cargo, Jaime terá um papel fundamental na execução da estratégia e crescimento para a GE em Angola. Baseado em Luanda, Jaime irá liderar o desenvolvimento de diversos programas relacionados com projetos e parcerias com os sectores público e privado em Angola. Comentando… Read more on https://ge.africa-newsroom.com/press/general-electric-appoints-jaime-morais-as-angola-country-leader?lang=pt

Dès novembre 2019, 16 équipes participeront à la nouvelle Rugby Africa Cup ou RAC, en vue d’une qualification à la Coupe du Monde 2023 en 2022. Ce format se veut plus inclusif et facile à suivre. Les 16 meilleures équipes du continent selon le classement africain s’affrontent dans une seule et même compétition jusqu’à l’ultime finale. La première étape consiste en un tour éliminatoire,… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/launch-of-the-rugby-africa-cup-rac-the-qualifying-competition-for-the-2023-rugby-world-cup?lang=fr

Starting from November 2019, 16 teams will compete in the new Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) with an aim to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in 2022. This format is more inclusive and easier to follow. The top 16 teams based on the African ranking will compete in a single coordinated competition until the last two face each other in the final. The first stage consists of a qualifying round: the teams… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/launch-of-the-rugby-africa-cup-rac-the-qualifying-competition-for-the-2023-rugby-world-cup?lang=en

Zimbabwe’s Emma Madziva stands at attention as a medal is pinned on her left breast pocket, just next to her name tag. The five-feet-three-inches-tall peacekeeper now proudly wears her first-ever United Nations medal, honouring her peacekeeping work in South Sudan’s Unity area. “It shows how hard we have worked in this place [South Sudan],” she says, referring to various tasks she has been… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/zimbabwean-woman-tackling-genderbased-violence-as-she-changes-lives-of-the-displaced-in-south-sudan?lang=en

Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten, [expressed](https://www.un.org/sexualviolenceinconflict/press-release/un-special-representative-pramila-patten-expresses-grave-concern-over-alleged-acts-of-sexual-violence-against-civilians-in-sudan-and-calls-for-their-immediate-cessation-13-june-2019/)… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sudan-top-un-official-demands-cessation-of-violence-and-rape-against-civilians-by-security-forces?lang=en

Le nombre de personnes qui connaît un manque critique de nourriture au Soudan du Sud est le plus élevé à ce jour, ont annoncé aujourd’hui trois agences des Nations Unies. Les résultats d’analyse selon le [Cadre intégré de classification de la sécurité alimentaire (IPC)](http://www.ipcinfo.org/fileadmin/user_upload/ipcinfo/docs/IPC_South%20Sudan_IPC_Key_Messages_May_2019.pdf) rendus publics… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/record-number-of-people-facing-critical-lack-of-food-in-south-sudan?lang=fr

“I had always asked my family members to sit outside for one or two hours at night just before bedtime, when I usually spray the bedroom with indoor sprays,” says Hajia Hauwa Abiso, who lives in the north-eastern Nigerian state of Borno. “Little did I know that mosquito bites during this period were enough to infect them.” When she learned about the danger of mosquito bites at night, she worried… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/promising-results-from-malariaprevention-medication-among-children-in-borno-state-nigeria?lang=en

Alioune Tine, the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, says continuing deadly attacks on civilians in certain areas of the country could be described as crimes against humanity and urged stronger protection of people and property. Tine made the remarks following the weekend attack on the Dogon village of Sobanou-Kou in central Mali’s Mopti region. He said he had received… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/mali-cycle-of-violence-against-civilians-must-stop-says-un-expert?lang=en

Following [an admission](http://tracking.press.amnesty.org/tracking/click?d=gDFx1CilYVzX_Oo2bb2z-q9xSIVJv4xzaIcBVIRCEYkgAJDkL_dj7KaHt7EXAOfudCtUaMJ5Cy0VF3Ys8-qM3slnVaji1MYz0lUPZyWy69YVr6iKI8xQLkVEfa1oJAhWM2t7kkwwNr4YF7Fuh0d9-DbxoLydHiaUszbzd6FMJXBFyjkQBkpvVc8mU04FYi2_9j_agMtwzeWft7djGSTylWvJ19Icm7qqHZkT6pDSIFRf0) by Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) that they all met the country’s security… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sudan-urgent-un-au-investigation-needed-after-military-admits-deadly-decision-on-protestors?lang=en

The deadly attack on Sunday (09/06) in the village of Sobane in central Mali, which killed 35 villagers – and 60 are still missing – continues to displace people to Mopti, one of the largest towns in central Mali. Four days after the attack, more than 100 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Sobane had already been registered by officers of Mopti’s Regional Directorate for Social Development… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/mopti-over-50000-people-displaced-amid-intercommunal-violence?lang=en

On Wednesday afternoon, the Chief of the Chilean Navy, Admiral Julio Leiva Molina, visited the Operation Headquarters (OHQ) to learn more about the current status of EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation ATALANTA. In the framework of a wider visit to the Spanish Navy, Adm. Leiva and the Chief of the Spanish Navy Staff, Adm. Teodoro López Calderón, took the opportunity to also visit the OHQ, where Operation… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/chief-of-chilean-navy-visits-operation-atalanta-headquarters-in-rota?lang=en

The 2019 Annual Stakeholders’ Meeting on the Sub-Regional Coordination Mechanism (SRCM) for Eastern and Southern Africa adopt outcome statement to take measures to reposition themselves in the realisation of both Agenda 2063 and Agenda 2030. Established in November 2010, as a subsidiary of the Regional Coordination Mechanism (RCM), the Sub-Regional Coordination Mechanisms (SRCMs) are a framework… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/subregional-coordination-mechanism-for-eastern-and-southern-africa-commit-to-support-the-african-continental-free-trade-area-afcfta-and-industrialization-in-the-two-regions-eastern-and-southern-africa?lang=en

South Sudan’s Ministry of Health on Thursday launched an appeal for 12 million US dollars to help in its Ebola preparedness plan, following news of confirmed Ebola cases in neighbouring Uganda. “Ebola does not know borders,” said Minister of Health, Riek Gai Kok speaking to journalists in the presence of various donors, the diplomatic community and other humanitarian organisations. They have… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-sudan-appeals-for-more-funding-in-new-robust-plan-to-keep-ebola-at-bay?lang=en

Patients at Torit’s main hospital have one thing less to worry about, thanks to the timely intervention of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), which has got water flowing again at the health facility. Since its water pump broke down two months ago, the hospital has been hit by a water shortage, leaving patients who do not have the means to buy water with no choice but to fetch it… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/unmiss-to-the-rescue-torit-hospital-receives-muchneeded-water-supply?lang=en

The number of people facing a critical lack of food in South Sudan is the highest ever, three United Nations agencies warned today. According to the [Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) update released today](http://www.ipcinfo.org/fileadmin/user_upload/ipcinfo/docs/IPC_South%20Sudan_IPC_Key_Messages_May_2019.pdf) by the Government of South Sudan in collaboration with the Food and… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/record-number-of-people-facing-critical-lack-of-food-in-south-sudan?lang=en

At a special event highlighting the partnership between the African Development Bank ([www.AfDB.org](http://www.afdb.org/)) and Korea held on the sidelines of the Bank’s Annual Meetings, the role of drone technology to boost food productivity in Africa, was on full display. A pilot project, underway in Tunisia, is designed to reduce food imports. Drone technology is being used to collect and analyse… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/african-development-bank-showcases-impact-of-korean-drone-technology-on-agricultural-productivity?lang=en

La Directrice Générale Adjointe de la Banque pour l’Afrique de l’Est, Nwabufo Nnenna, et le Ministre des Finances et du Budget des Comores, Saïd-Ali-Saïd Chayhane, ont signé, jeudi, un accord de financement supplémentaire de 8,63 millions d’euros, en marge des Assemblées annuelles de la Banque à Malabo, en Guinée équatoriale. Grâce à ce financement de la Banque, le gouvernement des… Read more on https://afdb.africa-newsroom.com/press/la-banque-africaine-de-developpement-accorde-un-financement-supplementaire-aux-comores-pour-le-secteur-de-lenergie?lang=fr

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Jaime Morais as the Country Leader for GE in Angola. In this position, Jaime will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Angola. Based in Luanda, Jaime will lead the development of diverse programs with public and private sector projects and partnerships in Angola. Commenting on the appointment,… Read more on https://ge.africa-newsroom.com/press/general-electric-appoints-jaime-morais-as-angola-country-leader?lang=en

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