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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.

With the full financial support of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB), Coris Bank International (CBI), a leading bank in West Africa, headquartered in Burkina Faso, has recently launched a range of Islamic financing solutions and products under its Islamic window called “Coris Baraka”. ITFC has been… Read more on https://itfc.africa-newsroom.com/press/with-international-islamic-trade-finance-corporation-itfcs-support-and-financing-facilities-coris-bank-international-cbi-starts-its-islamic-finance-operations-in-senegal?lang=en

In a continuous effort to support children in need across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) has kicked off the 11th edition of its highly successful Road to Awareness (R2A) campaign. The initiative will see a number of the hospitality group’s hotels participate in a range of fundraising activations for local charities throughout… Read more on https://marriott.africa-newsroom.com/press/marriott-international-paves-the-road-to-awareness-in-middle-east-and-africa?lang=en

Ce samedi 23 juin, les Lions de l’Atlas marocains ont joué contre les Simbas Kényans lors de la Coupe d’Afrique de Rugby 2018, la Rugby Africa Gold Cup, qualificatif pour la Coupe du Monde de Rugby 2019 au Japon. Au cours d’un match engagé, le Kenya a battu son adversaire 28 à 24. Télécharger le b-roll et les photos: https://we.tl/6RyqXekGJs A la vitesse des Kényans qui ont ouvert le score… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/qualification-africaine-pour-la-coupe-du-monde-de-rugby–le-kenya-bat-le-maroc-samedi-a-casablanca-durant-la-rugby-africa-gold-cup?lang=fr

On Saturday 23 June, the Namibia senior rugby team the Welwitschias played against Tunisia during the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup, which is also a qualifier for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Download the b-roll and photos: https://bit.ly/2KihVkO This was the second win for the Welwitschias following their 55-6 victory over the Cranes of Uganda at the same venue a week ago. The match was one sided… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby-world-cup-african-qualifiers-namibia-defeated-tunisia-11800-today-in-windhoek-during-the-rugby-africa-gold-cup?lang=en

Le Rugby Club Okapi de Goma est invité à prendre part au tournoi international du mémorial de Génocide du Rwanda édition 2018 qui aura lieu ce samedi 23 juin au stade Amahoro de Kigali à partir de 9 heures du matin. Compte tenu de sa proximité géographique avec le Rwanda, le club du Nord-Kivu est régulièrement invité à participer à des compétitions dans ce pays. Leur participation successive… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-rugby-club-okapi-de-goma-province-du-nordkivu-invite-a-prendre-part-au-tournoi-international-du-memorial-de-genocide-du-rwanda-edition-2018-a-kigali?lang=fr

Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Namibia vs Tunisia LIVE TODAY on Kwesé Sports 2, Facebook and YouTube; Morocco vs Kenya LIVE TODAY on Kwesé Sports 2 and Facebook. Namibia vs Tunisia Today 16:00 CAT Live on Kwesé Sports 2 Live on Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/kwesesports/videos/1104154733081685/ (available from Africa only) Live on YouTube: link will be made available later today. Please follow @APO_Source… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby-africa-gold-cup-namibia-vs-tunisia-live-today-on-kwese-sports-2-facebook-and-youtube-morocco-vs-kenya-live-today-on-kwese-sports-2-and-facebook?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 22 June 2018

Zambia Rugby League, only 4 games to go

As the Zambia Rugby League enters week 14 on Saturday 23rd June, 2018 and only 4 games to go, the atmosphere has gotten tense for title contenders. Diggers Rugby Club of Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province travel to Lusaka to take on defending Champions Red Arrows Rugby Club at the Yotam Muleya Stadium in the showgrounds. Diggers Head Coach Lawrence Njovu (who is also Zambia Rugby 15s Head Coach) will… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/zambia-rugby-league-only-4-games-to-go?lang=en

The third edition of RocketBull Schools Rugby Tournament took center stage on Thursday 21 June 2018 at Emotan College in the Ancient Royal City of Benin City. PRIMARY SCHOOLS In the Primary Schoos Tournament, Prison Staff Primary School defeated Iyogbe Primary School 10-0 to cart away the Shield. Master Amobi Junior of Iyogbe Primary School however won the Most Valuable Player award, while Master… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/nigeria-rugby-edo-state-rocketbull-schools-rugby-sevens-tournament-2018?lang=en

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy firm in Africa and the Middle East will award one African national with a round trip flight to Japan during the Rugby World Cup 2019, accommodation, scheduled ground transportation, and more. APO Group is the main Official Partner of World Rugby’ African association, Rugby Africa. To enter, all you need to do is visit http://www.AfricaLovesRugby.com.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/win-a-trip-to-japan-during-the-rugby-world-cup-2019-and-meet-the-winner-of-the-rugby-africa-gold-cup-2018-courtesy-of-apo-group?lang=en

“Moves in certain countries to eliminate the gender pay gap and to strengthen laws criminalizing rape and sexual violence are also key successes in the struggle to eliminate discrimination against women,” the experts added. “It has been 70 years since women’s right to equality was enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, nearly 40 years since the ground-breaking Convention on… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/womens-rights-facing-global-pushback-from-conservative-and-fundamentalist-groups-un-experts-warn?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 22 June 2018

Rugby – Maurice : Finale Rugby à XV

Ce vendredi 22 juin 2018 à 19h30 au Sparc sports club de Cascavelle se déroulera la finale de rugby à XV du championnat mauricien qui opposera le Western Cowboys Rugby Club au Highland Blues Rugby Club. Les petits plats seront mis dans les grands pour faire de cette soirée un beau moment de rugby et de plaisir. Musique et DJ à partir de 19h, suivi de l’entrée des joueurs, de l’hymne nationale… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/rugby–maurice–finale-rugby-a-xv?lang=fr

Comme chaque année à l’approche de la fête de l’indépendance, le Président Hery Rajaonarimampianina, accompagné de sa famille, a assisté, en fin d’après-midi du 15 juin 2018, à un culte au temple Anatirova Manjakamiadana. Le premier ministre, les membres du gouvernement, ainsi que des chefs d’institutions étaient également présents. Le culte fut diriger par les pasteurs Rasoloelison… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/madagascar–culte-daction-de-grace-au-temple-anatirova-manjakamiadana?lang=fr

The 20th Africa Energy Forum concludes today in Mauritius after four days of panel discussions and networking functions focused on Africa’s Energy Sector. Over 1500 delegates attended the 20th anniversary event which took place in 26 purpose-built structures erected between the Paradis and Dinarobin Beachcomber hotels in Le Morne. Mauritius was chosen as a location for the conference this year due… Read more on https://energynet.africa-newsroom.com/press/20th-anniversary-of-africa-energy-forum-concludes-today-in-mauritius?lang=en

La région Analamanga, a ouvert les festivités dans le cadre de la célébration de la fête de l’indépendance par le déjeuner annuel offert par le Président Hery Rajaonarimampianina, notamment pour l’Atsimondrano. Un déjeuner festif a été organisé pour environ 2000 familles, ce, en présence des maires des localités concernées, suivi de la distribution de riz, de viande et de lampions… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/fete-de-lindependance–la-population-datsimondrano-ouvre-les-festivites?lang=fr

Mauritius was chosen as a location for the conference this year due to its reputation as a stable, reliable & competitive investment hub as well as for its strategic location in the Indian Ocean and impressive energy access rates. “We really wanted to do something special this year to celebrate the Forum’s anniversary,” commented EnergyNet’s (www.EnergyNet.com ) Head of Marketing, Amy Offord.… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/20th-anniversary-of-africa-energy-forum-concludes-today-in-mauritius?lang=en

La quatrième édition du Salon de l’Industrie de Madagascar a ouvert ses portes ce 21 juin 2018, au parc d’exposition Forello, à Tanjombato, dans le cadre de la célébration du 60ème anniversaire du Syndicat des Industries de Madagascar (SIM). L’événement a été marqué par le lancement du label « MALAGASY NY ANTSIKA », dont l’objectif est de distinguer et de démontrer la qualité… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/quatrieme-edition-du-salon-des-industries-de-madagascar?lang=fr

[RS Components](file:///C:/Users/Dell%20Pc/Desktop/Training/June/22/RS%20Components/RS%20Components) (RS) (https://za.RS-Online.com/web/), the trading brand of [Electrocomponents plc](http://electrocomponents%20plc/) (LSE: ECM) (www.Electrocomponents.com), the global distributor for engineers was founded as Radiospares, in 1937. The company started as a supplier of parts to the burgeoning radio market… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/global-industrial-distributor-launches-ecommerce-website-for-subsaharan-africa?lang=en

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) [1] yesterday started vaccinating Ebola frontline workers in Bikoro, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where teams have been working with the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) over the past few weeks. The trial vaccination will also be offered to contacts of patients. The Ebola vaccine (rVSVDG-ZEBOV-GP) is being used as… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/democratic-republic-of-congo-medecins-sans-frontieres-starts-ebola-vaccination-targeting-remote-communities?lang=en

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu is aware of South African citizens who are stranded in China as a result of a visa scam and she has instructed the department to work with the Chinese authorities to have their passports released so that they can come back to South Africa as soon as possible. According to SA Embassy in Beijing fifty one (51) young South Africans… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/dirco-is-working-with-chinese-authorities-on-stranded-young-south-africans-in-china-due-to-visa-scam?lang=en

– 100 power plants across renewables, gas and steam plants generating over 46GW of power – Over 300 installed turbines providing equivalent power for up to 250 million people – 100th Power plant milestone reached in Angola with recent fast, mobile TM2500 gas power installations At the forefront of innovation and technology in energy while collaborating with power producers across the region, [GE Power](https://www.gepower.com/gas)… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/ge-hits-100th-power-plant-milestone-in-subsaharan-africa?lang=en

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced today that he will lead a delegation from the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) on a fact-finding mission to Ghana later this month. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gilbert Kaplan will head the delegation on stops in Ethiopia, Kenya and Côte D’Ivoire as well as accompany Secretary Ross in Ghana.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-states-secretary-of-commerce-wilbur-ross-presidents-advisory-council-on-doing-business-in-africa-set-for-factfinding-mission-to-ethiopia-kenya-cote-divoire-and-ghana?lang=en

Following the SA – india Business Summit held in Sandton in April 2018, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe will lead a mission to India as part of goverments investment attraction drive in the pharmaceutical sector. Magwanishe will be meeting with leading companies in the pharmaceutical sector in the Indian cities of Hyderabad, Bangalore and Ahmedabad in an effort… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/south-africa-deputy-minister-magwanishe-to-lead-investment-mission-to-india?lang=en

Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana, will lead a digital migration registration and installation program in Gert Sibande District Municipality, Mpumalanga, Ermelo on Friday 22 June 2018. The registration and installation program is a precursor to the Youth Walk Into Economic Opportunities Expo which, will be held on 23 June 2018 led by the Deputy President, Mr David Mabuza. The Department of Communications… Read more on http://aposource.go-demo.com/press/deputy-minister-of-communications-connects-300-homes-to-the-digital-television-grid-in-mpumalanga1?lang=en

The sixth annual Source Africa Textile and Apparel Show opened at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, showcasing the continent’s creativity, fashion sense, and business opportunities. The June 20 – 21 event features 140 exhibitions by textile, shoe and clothing producers, suppliers and service providers from across Africa. The purpose of the show is to promote African-made products… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/source-africa-trade-show-promotes-african-apparel-and-intraregional-trade?lang=en

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