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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.

Au point de presse de ce jour, le porte-parole a fait les déclarations et répondu aux questions suivantes : […] 6 – République démocratique du Congo Q – Quelle est votre réaction à la diffusion des images du meurtre des deux experts de l’ONU en République démocratique du Congo ? R – La France appelle au respect de la mémoire des deux experts des Nations unies assassinés dans le Kasaï,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-republique-democratique-du-congo–quai-dorsay-declarations-du-porteparoled?lang=fr

The Government of Sudan (GoS) and the United Nations (UN) signed today the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2018-2021, which is the planning framework for UN development collaboration in Sudan over the next four years. The UNDAF was signed by His Excellency Mr Osman Ahmed Fadul Wash, Minister of International Cooperation, and Her Excellency Ms Marta Ruedas, UN Resident and Humanitarian… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-government-of-sudan-and-the-united-nations-sign-the-un-development-assistance-framework-for-20182021?lang=en

The 2017 Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) kicked-off to much fanfare and to greater opportunities of further strengthening bilateral trade relations between South Africa and Zimbabwe, to promote Intra-Africa trade as well as economic integration of the African continent. South Africa is currently represented at the ZITF by a business delegation. The companies are assisted by the Department… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/2017-zimbabwe-international-trade-fair-kicks-off-in-bulawayo?lang=en

L’actuelle épidémie d’hépatite E à Diffa, déclarée la semaine dernière par les autorités nigériennes, met en évidence la mauvaise qualité de l’approvisionnement en eau, et des conditions d’hygiène et d’assainissement dans lesquelles vit la grande majorité des populations déplacées et réfugiées de la région, a déclaré aujourd’hui l’organisation internationale Médecins Sans… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/diffa-niger-hepatitis-e-outbreak-highlights-the-lack-of-adequate-water-and-sanitation-conditions-among-displaced-population?lang=fr

The current outbreak of hepatitis E in Diffa, declared by the Nigerien authorities last week, highlights the poor water and sanitation conditions in which the vast majority of the displaced and refugee population in the region are living, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said today. From December 2016 until 23 April 2017,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/diffa-niger-hepatitis-e-outbreak-highlights-the-lack-of-adequate-water-and-sanitation-conditions-among-displaced-population?lang=en

The United Nations health agency’s regional office for Africa has announced that Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will take part in a breakthrough pilot programme to make the world’s first malaria vaccine available in selected areas, beginning in 2018. “The prospect of a malaria vaccine is great news. Information gathered in the pilot will help us make decisions on the wider use of this vaccine”,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ghana-kenya-and-malawi-to-pilot-malaria-vaccine-trial–un?lang=en

O ministro dos Negócios Estrangeiros da República da Tunísia, Khemaïes Jhinaoui, realiza visita oficial ao Brasil entre os dias 25 e 28 de abril corrente. No dia 26, o chanceler tunisiano presidirá, em São Paulo, a abertura do Fórum Econômico sobre Oportunidades de Negócios entre o Brasil e a Tunísia. No dia 27, em Brasília, manterá reunião de trabalho com o ministro Aloysio Nunes Ferreira,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/visita-ao-brasil-do-ministro-dos-negocios-estrangeiros-da-republica-da-tunisia-khemaies-jhinaoui?lang=pt

Today, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Nigerian company, Dangote Industries Limited, supporting their efforts to develop a 100 MW solar photovoltaic power plant with Black Rhino, an African infrastructure investor, in Kano State. The feasibility study will assess the viability of Nigeria’s transmission grid to offtake from a solar PV power plant with generation of up to… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ustda-creates-opportunities-for-us-energy-industry-in-nigeria?lang=en

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, chaired a Security Council briefing on South Sudan. In her remarks, she highlighted the dire humanitarian situation in the country and the need for strong Council action to address the ongoing conflict and save lives. “I call on this Council to move forward with the tools available to it, such as with further sanctions… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ambassador-nikki-haley-chairs-un-security-council-briefing-on-south-sudan?lang=en

Company Name: Lasaco Assurance Plc. (http://LasacoAssurance.com) Company Symbol: LASACO [LASACO]>> Company Report Lasaco Assurance Plc First Quarter Ended 31 March 2017 31-Mar-17 31-Mar-16 N’000 N’000 Gross premium “3,032,548” “2,765,322” Underwriting expenses “1,501,229” “431,528” Underwriting profit “246,807” “358,192” Profit before tax “162,935” “134,662” Income tax “(40,668)” “(18,690)” Profit… Read more on http://nsecorporatenews.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-nigerian-stock-exchange-xgen-news-alert-lasaco-assurance-plc?lang=en

Giving a much-needed voice to the African real estate sector, the African Property Skyline Magazine ([www.AfricanSkylineMag.com](http://www.africanskylinemag.com/)) – the only publication dedicated to Africa real estate investment and development – will provide the industry with a new platform to explore and create a better understanding of the continent’s true potential. The magazine, which will… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-property-skyline-magazine–a-new-voice-for-the-african-real-estate-industry?lang=en

Large scale datacentre investment opportunities are increasing in Sub-Saharan Africa as key commercial hubs benefit from the critical combination of high quality international backbone infrastructure (subsea cable) connectivity and mushrooming local demand for data, say investment leaders. Michael Tobin OBE, former chief executive of data center operator Telecity, who is a key speaker at the upcoming… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/datacentre-investment-leaders-highlight-africa-investment-opportunity?lang=en

“No concerted effort” has been made by any of the warring parties in South Sudan to adhere to a ceasefire in the country, instead there has been an escalation in the conflict there, the head of the UN Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS, has said. David Shearer, who is also the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, was addressing the UN Security Council in New York on Tuesday.… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/no-concerted-effort-to-adhere-to-ceasefire-in-south-sudan-as-conflict-intensifies?lang=en

(1) South Sudan We deplore the recent outbreaks of violence in several towns in various part of South Sudan, including Pajok in Eastern Equatoria and Wau in Western Bahr el-Ghazal, which have caused significant loss of civilian lives and displaced more than 22,000 people. Visits by the Human Rights Division of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to these sites have revealed reports of serious human… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ohchr-press-briefing-notes-1-south-sudan-2-maldives?lang=en

On April 20, U.S. Consul General Christopher Rowan, of the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg, hosted a reception to officially re-open the Consulate’s Rosa Parks Library & Innovation Studio in Soweto following a nearly four-month refurbishment project. At the reception, the Consul General reflected on the library’s more than 40 years of impact on Soweto’s community and reaffirmed the United… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-look-and-new-programs-for-americas-historic-library-in-soweto?lang=en

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation Alexander De Croo today signed two programmes in Benin, related to the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Belgium will be cooperating with UNICEF to help combat child marriages. With the support of our country, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will be setting up an information project aimed at young people… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/belgium-is-joining-forces-with-unicef-and-unfpa-in-benin-to-tackle-child-marriage-and-sexual-exploitation?lang=en

Le Vice-Premier Ministre et Ministre de la Coopération au Développement Alexander De Croo a signé aujourd’hui deux programmes visant à promouvoir le bien-être et les droits en matière de santé et droits sexuels et reproductifs. La Belgique collaborera avec l’UNICEF dans la lutte contre les mariages d’enfants. Le Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (UNFPA) bénéficiera du soutien de… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/belgium-is-joining-forces-with-unicef-and-unfpa-in-benin-to-tackle-child-marriage-and-sexual-exploitation?lang=fr

A review and planning meeting was arranged by WHO-Libya Office on 21 April to ensure access to life-saving health care services in the South of Libya. The meeting was attended by all directors of the 8 hospitals and all managers of health services in the 8 regions of the South, in addition to the directors of the branch of National Center of Disease Control and the Oncology Centre in Sabha. WHO, IOM,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/review-and-planning-meeting-for-ensuring-access-to-life-saving-health-care-service-in-south-of-libya?lang=en

This week, more than 138,000 vaccinators will fan out across five African countries in the Lake Chad area in a push to eliminate polio in Africa and rid the world of this terrible disease forever. They will take boats across fast-flowing rivers, ride jeeps along sandy ravines, walk crowded street in towns and cities and navigate cramped quarters of refugee camps to ensure that every child is immunized.… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/why-we-are-hopeful-about-improving-health-in-africa-by-aliko-dangote-and-bill-gates?lang=en

Au point de presse de ce jour, le porte-parole a fait les déclarations et répondu aux questions suivantes : […] 4 – Cuba – Maroc Q – Quelle est la réaction de la France au sujet du rétablissement des relations diplomatiques entre le Maroc et Cuba ? R – Nous saluons ce développement positif. 5 – Cameroun Q – Le correspondant de RFI au Cameroun, M. Abba, vient d’être condamné à 10 ans de prison.… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-maroc–france-cameroun–quai-dorsay-declarations-du-porteparole?lang=fr

A lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during the ongoing conflict in South Sudan remains one of the country’s “biggest challenges,” the Human Rights Director for the United Nations Mission ([UNMISS](http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/missions/unmiss/)) said today as he wrapped up a visit to the north-western Wau region. Violence earlier in April led to the death of 19 Sudan People’s Liberation… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/accountability-for-rights-abuses-in-south-sudan-more-important-than-ever-says-senior-un-official?lang=en

La signature de deux conventions de subventions versées par la France au Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) et au deux ONG Solidarités International et Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) au profit des populations vulnérables a lieu ce mercredi 26 avril à 11h à la Résidence de France. Elle aura lieu en présence de S.E l’Ambassadeur, Gilles Thibault, du représentant du PAM,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/signature-des-deux-conventions-pour-les-organisations-programme-alimentaire-mondial-pam–solidarites-international-si-et-alliance-for-international-medical-action-alima?lang=fr

– It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria’s digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next 10 years. – This comes as Ministers from developing countries namely Nigeria, Mexico, Kenya, Argentina, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Uruguay, Chile, Costa Rica and Pakistan under the auspices of Friends of E-Commerce for Development (FED) resolved to put forward… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/digital-economy-to-create-over-3m-jobs-as-nigeria-others-discuss-road-map-in-geneva?lang=en

Almost 30,000 young children, many of them displaced by a searing drought, are being vaccinated against measles this week in an emergency campaign in Baidoa, a town at the heart of one of Somalia’s hardest-hit areas. Many of the children have never been immunized before – they come from remote areas health workers often cannot reach because of a decades-old conflict that has ravaged the impoverished… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/in-droughthit-somalia-children-also-face-potentially-deadly-measles-threat?lang=en

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