Posted by: APO | 17 January 2012

African Press Release Wire: The African Press Organization signs a distribution agreement with DowJones Factiva

African Press Release Wire: The African Press Organization signs a distribution agreement with DowJones Factiva

DAKAR, Sénégal, January 17, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The African Press Organization (APO), the leading African press release wire, announced today an alliance with Dow Jones Factiva (, the world’s leading news and business information research tool.


The African Press Organization ( will provide Factiva with an Africa-related news release feed issued by companies, governments, international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and United Nations (UN) agencies in six languages, including English, French, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese and German.

“This partnership will allow APO customers to reach Factiva users worldwide and inform them of new developments, investments and product launches done on the continent”, said Eloïne Barry, APO’s Executive Director. “Professionals of big corporations consider the African continent as an asset to their development. Offering them intelligence and company information in real-time will help them make better investment decisions”, added Barry.

The African Press Organization already partners and provides content to PR Newswire, Lexis Nexis, Comtex and EDD.

About the African Press Organization

The African Press Organization is the leading press release wire. With headquarters in Dakar, Senegal, the African Press Organization ( owns a media database of over 25,000 contacts and the main Africa-related news online community. It offers a complete range of media relations tools such as press releases wire and monitoring services, distribution online press conferences, interactive webcasts, op-ed placements and events promotion. The African Press Organization provides free services to African journalists, innovative communications products to companies and supports many International institutions in their strategic communications.

Media contacts

Aïssatou Diallo

+41 22 534 9675


African Press Organization


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