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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.

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.

– IMF staff welcomes the authorities’ continued commitments to policy and reform implementation despite daunting challenges – The Somali authorities and the IMF reach a staff-level agreement on the completion of the second and final review of the Staff-Monitored Program (SMP) and on a second SMP – The IMF welcomes the authorities’ continued progress on currency reform An International Monetary… Read more on http://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/imf-reaches-stafflevel-agreement-on-a-second-staffmonitored-program-with-somalia?lang=en

Les experts présents lors de la conférence de la semaine internationale des télécommunications qui s’est tenue à Chicago ont mis en évidence la nécessité d’accélérer l’investissement en Afrique afin de soutenir l’explosion des données à large bande sur le continent. Partant du thème « Achieving A Connected Continent: Leading The Data Explosion Across Africa » [litt. Parvenir… Read more on http://mainone.africa-newsroom.com/press/mainone-advocates-need-for-greater-investments-to-drive-data-explosion-in-africa?lang=fr

“Today’s meeting is an opportunity to review the situation and open up a new phase in our countries’ relations”. This proposal made by Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter was welcomed by Rwandan Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo during their official meeting in Bern. Specifically, the two ministers decided to expand relations in areas of shared interest, in particular at the multilateral… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/swissrwandan-relations-enter-a-new-phase-development-through-vocational-skills-training-and-multilateral-cooperation?lang=en

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization: Madame President, Excellencies, honourable ministers, ambassadors, distinguished delegates, friends and colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, I thank Member States for the trust shown when you appointed me as your Director-General more than ten years ago. I promised to work tirelessly, and have done so, but never got tired of the job,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/address-to-the-seventieth-world-health-assembly-geneva-switzerland-22-may-2017?lang=en

The Department of Water and Sanitation is from this morning hosting the 7th SADC River Basins Organisation (RBOs) and Water-Energy-Food Nexus Workshop. The Workshop will run from the 22nd through to the 24th May, and is held at the Riverside Sun in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng. The theme for the Workshop is “Improved Regional Integration Through River Health and Nexus Approaches”. Delivering the SADC… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/dws-hosts-the-7th-sadc-river-basin-organisation-officials-workshop?lang=en

Au point de presse de ce jour, le porte-parole a fait les déclarations et répondu aux questions suivantes : […] 4 – Mali – Algérie Q – Qu’attendez-vous de plus de l’Algérie pour renforcer le processus de paix au Mali ? R – L’Algérie est un acteur essentiel pour la sécurité du Sahel et du Mali en particulier. C’est sous l’égide de l’Algérie que l’accord pour la paix et la réconciliation… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-mali-algerie–france-republique-centrafricaine–france-libye–quai-dorsay-declarations-du-porteparole?lang=fr

The World Health Organization with the Federal Government of Somalia and UNICEF launched a preventative measles vaccination campaign yesterday targeting 125 000 children aged 6 to 59 months from communities of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Banadir and Afgoye. The campaign was launched by the Deputy Mayor of Mogadishu, Director-General for Federal Ministry of Health and other government officials,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/measles-vaccination-campaign-launched-in-mogadishu?lang=en

The Standing Committee on Appropriations will conduct public hearings on Wednesday (24 May) on the 2017 Appropriation Bill. The Bill provides for the appropriation of money from the National Revenue Fund for the requirements of the state for the 2017/18 financial year and provides for subordinate matters incidental thereto. Members of the media wishing to attend the public participation engagement… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/committee-to-conduct-public-hearings-in-khayelitsha-on-2017-appropriation-bill?lang=en

The 2017 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) ended in Addis Ababa Friday with participants adopting an outcome document to take to the 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), which will be convened in New York in July under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The outcome document speaks to Africa’s desire to stimulate sustainable… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/regional-forum-on-sustainable-development-ends-in-addis-ababa?lang=en

His Excellency President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Excellency Hassan Rouhani, who has won the Iranian presidential elections held on Friday, 19 May 2017. The election victory will see President Rouhani serve a second presidential term, having ascended to the office for the first time in 2013. President Zuma extended his congratulations and best… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-zuma-congratulates-the-president-of-iran-on-his-election-victory?lang=en

On 15 May 2017, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and EU Foreign Ministers met the Chairperson of the Africa Union Commission (AUC) Moussa Faki Mahamat for an exchange of views on the state of the Africa-EU partnership in view of the AU-EU Summit in Abidjan on 29-30 November. In an evolving global context, the relationship between the two continents remains vibrant and essential. The meeting… Read more on http://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/joint-press-release-the-eu-high-representative-federica-mogherini-and-african-union-commission-chairperson-mr-moussa-faki-mahamat?lang=en

Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) ([www.Marriott.com](http://www.marriott.com/)) today announced the signing of an agreement with Pennyroyal Gibraltar Limited, to debut The Ritz-Carlton brand ([www.RitzCarlton.com](http://www.ritzcarlton.com/)) in the exotic Zanzibar Archipelago. Slated to open in 2021, the 90 room all-suite and villa resort will bring the defining luxury experience of The Ritz-Carlton… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/marriott-international-to-debut-the-ritzcarlton-in-the-zanzibar-archipelago?lang=en

« Je rends hommage aux valeurs chrétiennes et j’en appelle à toute la population d’honorer Dieu pour développer le pays. Si tout le monde est chrétien, les maux, comme la justice populaire, la corruption et les problèmes socioéconomiques disparaitront de ce pays » C’est en ces termes que le Président de la République Hery Rajaonarimampianina s’est adressé aux chrétiens du « Toby… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-president-de-la-republique-hery-rajaonarimampianina-assiste-au-40eme-anniversaire-du–toby-kristy-vaohombo–a-mangaoka—honneur-aux-valeurs-chretiennes?lang=fr

The Military Operations Coordination Committee (MOCC) for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) convened its 23rd meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on 19 May 2017, which was hosted by the Kenyan Defence Forces. The Chiefs of Defence Staff (CDS) of AMISOM Troops Contributing Countries (Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda) or their designated representatives attended the meeting, chaired by… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-military-operations-coordination-committee-mocc-held-its-23rd-meeting-in-nairobi-kenya?lang=en

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced today that it is stepping up its presence and programmes in Libya in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis resulting from conflict, insecurity, political instability and a collapsing economy in the North African country. Amid the increasing complexity of refugee and migrant movements through and from Libya, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/un-refugee-chief-grandi-in-libya-unhcr-ramping-up-its-humanitarian-response?lang=en

The Ministry of Posts, Telecom and Technology held today in Mogadishu a consultation meeting on the “Draft Communication Law” as part of series of meetings aimed at increasing public participation in the draft law. The conference, which was attended by more than 20 representatives from the ICT Working Group comprising of public and private sectors, discussed comments on the Draft Communication Law… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ministry-of-posts-telecom-and-technology-holds-consultation-meeting-on-the-draft-national-communications-act?lang=en

The Ogun State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OGUNCCIMA) has commended the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group ([www.Dangote.com](http://www.dangote.com/)) for its giant strides in economic development of the country through massive investments in several sectors of the economy describing the feat as worthy of emulation by other Nigerians. President of OGUNCCIMA, Mrs. Adesola… Read more on http://dangote-group.africa-newsroom.com/press/gateway-trade-fair-ogunccima-lauds-dangote-groups-collaborationas-groups-subsidiaries-offer-products-at-subsidised-prices?lang=en

A group of 34 Special Economic Zones (SEZ) practitioners and supporting sector specialists from the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), provincial departments and agencies responsible for the implementation of the SEZ Programme depart for Tianjin, China tomorrow to attend the fourth Capacity Building Programme on the SEZ taking place from 24 May–13 June 2017. According to the Minister of… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/government-officials-to-receive-training-on-special-economic-zone-in-china?lang=en

The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the military escalation at the Brak al-Shati air base in southern Libya and calls on all parties to exercise restraint and restore calm. He is particularly disturbed by the high number of fatalities as well as reports of summary executions of civilians, which, if confirmed, may constitute war crimes. The continued insecurity in Libya is a reminder that… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-attributable-to-the-spokesperson-for-the-secretarygeneral-on-libya?lang=en

In light of recent violence around Brak Al-Shatti airbase in Libya’s south which again risks escalating into renewed conflict, Taking note of relevant UN Security Council resolutions(UNSCRs), including UNSCRs 2213, 2259 and 2278, and our statement of 11 April 2017 concerning violence around Tamanhint airbase, Reiterating our determination to support the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) in order… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/joint-statement-on-the-recent-violence-around-brak-alshatti-airbase?lang=en

The Chairperson of the AU Commission, H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, expresses his profound shock and sadness at the attack at the Brak Al-Shati air base in southern Libya killing over 140 people and wounding many more. The Chairperson condemns, in the strongest terms possible, the attack and the tragic loss of life as a complete outrage committed not only against the people of Libya but would also… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-african-union-condemns-the-attack-at-brak-alshati-air-base-in-southern-libya?lang=en

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed several emergency teams to Niger to contain a meningitis outbreak that has killed 179 people since the beginning of the year. Working closely with Niger’s Ministry of Public Health, MSF teams have vaccinated more than 358,800 people in the most affected areas while continuing to monitor at-risk areas and provide medical care to… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/niger-doctors-without-borders-supports-vaccination-campaign-against-deadly-meningitis-outbreak?lang=en

The Australian High Commission is pleased to announce that our Commonwealth Games Gala Dinner, which welcomed the Queen’s Baton to Ghana on 19 March 2017, successfully raised over GH¢50,000 for the Ghana Olympic Committee and the Azumah Nelson Foundation. The gala dinner featured four exciting boxing bouts in front of 200 guests under the patronage of Ghanaian Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/australian-high-commission-raises-over-ghcent-50000-in-support-of-ghanas-commonwealth-games-preparations?lang=en

On the side-lines of the Islamic Development (IDB) Group 42nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors held in Jeddah recently, the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group has signed two Murabaha agreements between the Republic of Tunisia represented by the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company to contribute to financing… Read more on http://itfc.africa-newsroom.com/press/itfc-provides-us1-billion-of-financing-for-the-development-of-strategic-commodities-in-member-countries?lang=en

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