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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.

The African Ministers of Trade tabled an Africa position in the 15th Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum, held on 26 September 2016 in Washington DC, United States. The position is on the report titled “Beyond Agoa: Looking to the future of the U.S. – Africa Trade and Investment” issued by the US on 22 September 2016, as required by Congress in line with the AGOA Extension and Enhancement… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/africas-position-on-post-africa-growth-and-opportunity-act-agoa-forum-report?lang=en

Aujourd’hui, les juges de la Cour pénale internationale ont condamné Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, alias Abou Tourab, à 9 ans d’emprisonnement pour sa responsabilité dans la destruction des mausolées de Tombouctou. Nos organisations se félicitent de cet important verdict, qui reconnaît l’impact de ces destructions sur les populations affectées et la communauté internationale mais appellent… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/mali-un-premier-pas-qui-doit-en-appeler-dautres–al-mahdi-condamne-a-9-ans-par-la-cpi?lang=fr

The Governments of Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, Finland, Indonesia , Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/un-peacekeeping-defence-ministerial-london-communique2?lang=en

Le Président de la République s’est entretenu avec John Dramani MAHAMA, Président de la République du Ghana. Le chef de l’Etat s’est réjoui du développement des relations économiques entre la France et le Ghana, dans des secteurs tels que l’énergie, l’aménagement urbain, l’agro-alimentaire, les télécommunications ou les transports. François Hollande a remercié le Ghana pour… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-ghana–entretien-avec-m-john-dramani-mahama-president-de-la-republique-du-ghana?lang=fr

Including persons with disabilities and the aged in humanitarian practices was the theme for the 4th annual International Humanitarian Partnership Conference in Nairobi on 21-22 September. More than 140 humanitarian practitioners, academicians and advocates met for the conference, organized by the Inter Agency Working Group on Disaster Preparedness for East and Central Africa (IAWG). The theme was… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/humanitarian-partnership-conference-focuses-on-inclusive-practices?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 27 September 2016

IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Sierra Leone

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by John Wakeman-Linn visited Freetown during September 14-27, 2016 to conduct the sixth and final review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF).[1] At the conclusion of the visit, Mr. Wakeman-Linn issued the following statement: “Sierra Leone’s economic reforms over the last three years have been largely successful. The economy proved resilient… Read more on http://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/imf-staff-completes-review-mission-to-sierra-leone?lang=en

The Sixty-third Session of WHO’s Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean will take place this year in Cairo, Egypt, from 3 to 6 October. The Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean is WHO’s decision-making body in the Region. It meets each year to formulate regional policies designed to protect public health and respond to common public health threats. The meeting will be attended… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/sixtythird-session-of-whos-regional-committee-for-the-eastern-mediterranean?lang=en

La Représentante spéciale du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies pour la Côte d’Ivoire, Madame Aïchatou Mindaoudou, a participé à la cérémonie d’ouverture du séminaire sur « Evaluation nationale de base sur la gestion des armes et des munitions », le mardi 27 septembre 2016 au siège de l’Opération des Nations Unies en Côte d’Ivoire (ONUCI) en présence du Président de la… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/la-representante-speciale-prend-part-a-la-ceremonie-douverture-du-seminaire-sur-levaluation-nationale-de-base-de-gestion-des-armes-et-des-munitions?lang=fr

LE CONSEIL ENTAME L’EXAMEN DES RAPPORTS PRÉSENTES AU TITRE DE L’ASSISTANCE TECHNIQUE ET DU RENFORCEMENT DES CAPACITÉS Il débat des situations des droits de l’homme en Ukraine et en République démocratique du Congo Le Conseil des droits de l’homme a entendu en fin de matinée une mise à jour orale de la Haut-Commissaire adjointe des Nations Unies aux droits de l’homme, Mme Kate Gilmore, sur la… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/situations-des-droits-de-lhomme-en-ukraine-et-en-rdc?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 27 September 2016

German Minister for the Environment to visit Kenya

The German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Dr. Barbara Hendricks, will visit Kenya from 28th September to 1st October. The visit is part of a trip to three African countries on the occasion of the 17th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in South Africa. A number… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/german-minister-for-the-environment-to-visit-kenya?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 27 September 2016

Gabon: UK notes verdict of the Constitutional Court

The United Kingdom notes the verdict of the Gabonese Constitutional Court in confirming the victory of Ali Bongo Ondimba in last month’s Presidential election. We welcome the decision to use legal channels to address the dispute. The United Kingdom further notes the comments by the European Union’s Election Observation Mission to Gabon highlighting areas of concern and regretting that the Constitutional… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/gabon-uk-notes-verdict-of-the-constitutional-court?lang=en

MEDIA ADVISORY DATE & TIME: October 4 -7, 2016; 8:30am – 5:00pm VENUE: KCB Leadership Centre SUMMARY: In an effort to grow the adoption of cloud services efficiently across Africa, Oracle (https://www.Oracle.com), together with KCB (https://ke.KCBbankgroup.com), will hold a developers day targeting the firm’s ecosystem of customers, partners, independent software vendors, user groups and innovation… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/oracle-and-kenya-commercial-bank-identify-developers-as-integral-for-driving-cloud-adoption-in-africa?lang=en

Representatives from energy, infrastructure and education & training companies will be participating in the Department for International Trade (DIT) London trade mission to Nigeria and Ghana, taking place 25-30 September 2016. This year’s mission will be led by Carl Woolf, International Trade Adviser, Department for International Trade, London Region. Commenting, Carl Woolf said: “We are delighted… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/department-for-international-trade-london-and-erdf-trade-take-london-businesses-to-nigeria-and-ghana?lang=en

Making his first visit to Khartoum this week, the UK Special Representative for Sudan and South Sudan, Mr Christopher Trott, affirmed the United Kingdom’s commitment to supporting peace, stability, economic development and human rights in Sudan. Coming very soon after his appointment in August, Mr Trott’s visit aimed to strengthen relations between Sudan and the UK, continue the Strategic Dialogue… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/uk-special-representative-for-sudan-and-south-sudan-makes-his-first-visit-to-khartoum?lang=en

New Namibian High Commissioner to Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Veiccoh K. Nghiwete presented his credentials to President James Michel at State House this morning. The President and the High Commissioner discussed the way the countries can share experiences in fisheries and the Blue Economy, regional development, air services, and trade. “Both our countries enjoy peace and stability, and what is left is… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-namibian-high-commissioner-to-seychelles-accredited?lang=en

La MINUSMA salue le jugement rendu ce jour par la Cour pénale internationale (CPI) dans l’affaire Al-Mahdi, ayant plaidé coupable et reconnu comme tel, pour la destruction de monuments à caractère historique et religieux à Tombouctou, au Mali pendant l’occupation de la partie nord du pays par les groupes armés extrémistes et autres entre juin 2012 et janvier 2013. M. Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/la-minusma-salue-le-jugement-rendu-par-la-cour-penale-internationale-cpi-dans-laffaire-almahdi?lang=fr

M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, ministre des affaires étrangères et du développement international, recevra M. Fayez Sarraj, Premier ministre de la Libye, à 18h30 au Quai d’Orsay. Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-libye–entretien-du-ministre-avec-le-premier-ministre-libyen-27-septembre-18h30?lang=fr

Le Président de la République s’est entretenu avec Alpha CONDE, Président de la République de Guinée et coordonnateur de l’Initiative africaine sur les énergies renouvelables. François Hollande a confirmé le soutien de la France à cette initiative et indiqué que la France avait dépassé en 2016 de plus de 50% les engagements pris lors de la COP21 au Bourget en matière de financement… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-guinee–entretien-avec-m-alpha-conde-president-de-la-republique-de-guinee?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 27 September 2016

Zimbabwe Australia Alumni Association Workshop

On 30 September the Zimbabwe Australia Alumni Association (ZAAA) in collaboration with the Australian Embassy, Harare will host a capacity building workshop for its members. This will be the first of such workshops to be held by ZAAA and the Australian Embassy. The theme of the workshop will be ‘Industry Insights’ and will focus on building entrepreneurial skills and capacity. The workshop will… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/zimbabwe-australia-alumni-association-workshop?lang=en

Genesys (www.Genesys.com), a market leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, and Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) (www.ININ.com), a global leader of cloud and on-premise solutions for customer engagement, communications and collaboration, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Genesys will acquire Interactive Intelligence… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/genesys-to-acquire-interactive-intelligence-to-create-the-worlds-premier-omnichannel-customer-experience-company?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 27 September 2016

Uganda Court clears Bidco of deforestation

The High Court of Uganda has cleared Bidco (http://www.BidcoAfrica.com) against claims of deforestation in the Vegetable Oil Development Program in Kalangala district. The public interest case filed by three environmental groups alleged that Bidco coerced the Government through the National Forestry Authority to de-gazette forest reserves on Bugala Island for the growing of oil palm. The court rejected… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/uganda-court-clears-bidco-of-deforestation?lang=en

L’agence MASEN est récemment devenue responsable du développement de toutes les énergies renouvelables au Maroc, en mettant en œuvre ses programmes dans le respect de trois visions : le développement local, l’intégration industrielle et la coopération internationale Nord-Sud-Sud avec des pays tels que le Sénégal, le Burkina Faso, le Mali, le Tchad, le Bénin, la Guinée-Bissau, la Mauritanie… Read more on http://energynet.africa-newsroom.com/press/energynet-is-delighted-to-announce-masen-as-official-forum-sponsor-of-the-africa-renewable-energy-forum-arf-the-labelised-side-meeting-of-cop22-in-morocco-this-november?lang=fr

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will travel to Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, September 26–30, to meet with South African government officials, officials from other governments, and representatives from non-governmental organizations, and participate in the 17th Meeting of the Conference of… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/acting-assistant-secretary-judith-garber-travels-to-south-africa?lang=en

APO ([www.APO-opa.com](http://www.apo-opa.com/)), le seul distributeur de communiqués de presse dédié à l’Afrique et à la région MENA, a annoncé aujourd’hui que le journaliste kenyan Aggrey Mutambo (@agmutambo) a gagné l’invitation pour participer au Forum Africain de l’Investissement Hôtelier 2016 (AHIF) – la plus importante conférence sur l’investissement hôtelier en Afrique ([www.Africa-Conference.com](http://www.africa-conference.com/)),… Read more on http://apo-african-press-organization.africa-newsroom.com/press/kenyan-journalist-aggrey-mutambo-wins-apo-invitation-to-attend-the-africa-hotel-investment-forum-2016-in-kigali?lang=fr

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