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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.

Le tourisme international au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord a montré des signes clairs de redressement en 2017 avec des taux de croissance de 5 % et de 13 %, respectivement. C’est dans ce contexte que les ministres du tourisme, les autorités espagnoles et le secteur privé se sont réunis pour débattre des perspectives d’avenir du tourisme lors de la Table ronde ministérielle sur le développement… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-redressement-du-tourisme-se-confirme-au-moyenorient-et-en-afrique-du-nord-organisation-mondiale-du-tourisme-omte?lang=fr

Au point de presse de ce jour, le sous-directeur de la presse a fait les déclarations et répondu aux questions suivantes : Libéria – Investiture du président George Weah (22 janvier 2018) M. Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, secrétaire d’État auprès du ministre de l’Europe et des affaires étrangères, représente la France à la cérémonie d’investiture de M. George Weah, président de la République… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-liberia-republique-democratique-du-congo-quai-dorsay–declarations-du-sousdirecteur-de-la-presse–22-janvier-2018?lang=fr

The International Development Secretary has travelled to Somalia, where she saw how the UK is tackling both the causes and consequences of instability, including how UK aid is saving lives and helping those impacted by extreme drought. This was Ms Mordaunt’s first visit to Somalia as International Development Secretary. During the visit, Ms Mordaunt saw how life-saving water, food and healthcare… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/international-development-secretary-in-somalia-the-uk-averted-famine-last-year-but-the-job-is-not-yet-done?lang=en

Le 22 janvier 2018, le Conseil a adopté les conclusions suivantes sur le Zimbabwe: – La transition politique qui est en cours au Zimbabwe suscite de grandes attentes chez tous les Zimbabwéens. Elle peut ouvrir la voie au plein retour à l’État de droit, dans un cadre constitutionnel et sous un régime civil, ce qui permettrait de préparer et de mettre en œuvre les réformes politiques et économiques… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/zimbabwe-council-adopts-conclusions-in-light-of-ongoing-political-transition?lang=fr

On 22 January 2018, the Council adopted the following conclusions on Zimbabwe: – The ongoing political transition in Zimbabwe creates high expectations among all Zimbabweans. It can open the way to a full return to the Rule of Law, within a constitutional framework and under civilian rule, allowing for the preparation and implementation of much-needed political and economic reforms. – The EU reaffirms… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/zimbabwe-council-adopts-conclusions-in-light-of-ongoing-political-transition?lang=en

Penny Mordaunt has hailed the “incredible power of technology to deliver aid in new ways” on her first official visit to Kenya as International Development Secretary. During her visit, Ms Mordaunt saw how UK aid is supporting vulnerable communities in the north of the country devastated by East Africa’s drought. In Kenya’s capital Nairobi, Ms Mordaunt also heard how UK support for innovative… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/international-development-secretary-we-need-new-ideas-to-futureproof-against-africas-biggest-challenges?lang=en

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the visiting Secretary of State for International Development, Rt. Hon. Penny Mordaunt, MP to a successful Roundtable meeting today at the Intercontinental Hotel. The meeting was chaired by the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury, Mr. Henry Rotich and attended by the Cabinet Secretaries for Heath, East African Community (EAC), Labour and Social Protection.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/joint-statement-uk-and-kenya-during-the-visit-of-secretary-of-state-for-international-development?lang=en

Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt, has hailed the “incredible power of technology to deliver aid in new ways” on her first official visit to Kenya. While in the country, Ms. Mordaunt saw how UK aid is supporting vulnerable communities in Marsabit County devastated by East Africa’s drought. In Nairobi, Ms Mordaunt also heard how UK support… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/visiting-uk-secretary-of-state-sets-out-further-support-to-help-kenya-future-proof-against-biggest-challenges?lang=en

Abdelaziz Bougja, président de Rugby Afrique adresse ses vœux pour l’année 2018 aux membres de la communauté du Rugby Africain : Bonne année, happy new year, سÙØ© سعÙدة , Heri za mwaka mpya Permettez-moi tout d’abord chers amis de vous adresser à vous et vos familles mes meilleurs vœux pour l’année 2018. Au nom du comité exécutif et des employés de Rugby Afrique,… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/2018-new-year-message-from-abdelaziz-bougja-president-of-rugby-africa?lang=fr

2018 New Year’ Message from Abdelaziz Bougja, President of Rugby Africa: Bonne année, Happy New Year, سÙØ© سعÙدة , Heri za mwaka mpya First of all, dear friends, allow me to send you and your families my best wishes for 2018. On behalf of the Executive Committee and all of the staff of Rugby Africa, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and congratulate you for… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/2018-new-year-message-from-abdelaziz-bougja-president-of-rugby-africa?lang=en

iflix ([www.iflix.com](http://www.iflix.com/)), the world’s leading entertainment service for emerging markets, is pleased to announce it will be the exclusive online home for Sky’s highly anticipated historical period drama Britannia. From today, iflix subscribers across the region including Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe can stream or download each episode from the moment of release, exclusively… Read more on https://iflix.africa-newsroom.com/press/skys-most-anticipated-drama-britannia-available-exclusively-on-iflix?lang=en

President Jacob Zuma will today, 20 January 2018, receive a courtesy call from President Salva Kirr Of Republic of South Sudan at his official residence Mahlamba Ndlofu in Pretoria. During the courtesy call, it is expected that President Kirr will brief President Zuma on the political and security situation in South Sudan. In 2014 President Zuma appointed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as the Special… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-zuma-to-receive-a-courtesy-call-from-president-kirr-of-south-sudan-in-pretoria?lang=en

Les forces de sécurité en [République démocratique du Congo](https://www.hrw.org/fr/africa/republique-democratique-du-congo) ont fait un usage excessif de la force, notamment en tirant des gaz lacrymogènes et à balles réelles sur des manifestants pacifiques dans des églises catholiques de Kinshasa et d’autres villes du pays le 31 décembre 2017, a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd’hui.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/rd-congo–les-forces-de-securite-ont-tire-sur-des-fideles-catholiques?lang=fr

The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane will represent President Jacob Zuma at the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect of the Republic of Liberia, His Excellency Mr George Weah, Sr. The inauguration is scheduled to take place tomorrow, 22 January 2018 in Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia and South Africa share strong economic and trade relations, further cemented during a State… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/minister-mokonyane-to-represent-president-zuma-at-the-liberian-inauguration?lang=en

The Standing Committee on Finance has congratulated the Reserve Bank Governor, Mr Lesetja Kganyago, on his appointment as the new Chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC). The Chairperson of the Committee, Mr. Yunus Carrim, said the appointment brought enormous credit to the country. “We do not doubt that he will focus on the challenges of the developing countries,”… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-standing-committee-on-finance-congratulates-reserve-bank-governor-on-international-monetary-and-financial-committee-imfc-appointment?lang=en

Le 16 janvier dernier, la MINUSMA a facilité la tenue d’une rencontre entre les femmes leaders du Mali et une délégation du Comité de Suivi de l’Accord pour la Paix et la Réconciliation, issu du processus d’Alger (CSA). La délégation était conduite par son Président, le Haut Représentant du Président de la République pour la mise en œuvre de l’Accord, M. Mahamadou Diagouraga.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/vers-une-plus-grande-implication-des-maliennes-dans-le-processus-de-mise-en-oeuvre-de-laccord-pour-la-paix-et-la-reconciliation-au-mali?lang=fr

Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today expressed its concern with the “conflicting and confusing” messages being relayed by the Office of the Public Protector regarding the remedial action of her predecessor. Committee Chairperson, Dr. Mathole Motshekga, called on the current Public Protector, Adv. Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to respect the remedial action of her… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-justice-and-correctional-services-committee-appeals-to-public-protector-to-refrain-from-confusing-the-public?lang=en

Uganda today inaugurated a new radiotherapy machine to resume essential treatment services for cancer patients after the country’s only previous such equipment broke down in 2016. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) provided technical and financial support for the re-establishment of radiotherapy services in Uganda. Responding to a Government request, the IAEA helped buy the new equipment… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-international-atomic-energy-agency-helps-uganda-restart-vital-radiotherapy-services-for-cancer-patients?lang=en

Britain’s Secretary of State for International Development, the Rt Hon Penny Mordaunt, is in Kenya for a two day visit to discuss greater UK-Kenya cooperation on economic growth and investment. The Secretary of State, who oversees the UK’s development aid, will hold meetings with members of national government and visit businesses here in Kenya. Ms Mordaunt will discuss priority areas of mutual… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-kingdom-international-secretary-visits-kenya-to-discuss-ukkenya-partnership?lang=en

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Mr. Lesetja Kganyago on his appointment as the new chairperson of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC). The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-president-zuma-congratulates-reserve-bank-governor-mr-kganyago?lang=en

Early in 2017, The Lagos League started with 8 teams in two divisions of 4 teams a piece. However, the Rugby Federation elections took center stage with after effects of a suspension on Nigeria by Rugby Afrique. The newly elected board got down to work immediately by bringing all rugby stakeholders together and started meaningful rugby activities, working also with Rugby Afrique towards lifting the… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-2017-rugby-season-was-quite-eventful-ushering-in-a-new-nigeria-rugby-football-federation-board-headed-by-mr-kelechukwu-mbagwu?lang=en

Around 150 journalists in Sierra Leone are taking part in a new initiative to strengthen coverage of health issues in the local and national media, with the official launch of the Health Accountability Network of Journalists (HANoJ). The journalists, from all districts of the country, have already taken part in two-day training workshops organized in Freetown, Makeni, Bo and Kenema during the month… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sierra-leone-new-journalists-network-aims-for-stronger-coverage-of-health-sector?lang=en

Les membres du Comité monétaire et financier international (CMFI), l’organe consultatif du Conseil des gouverneurs du Fonds monétaire international (FMI), ont choisi M. Lesetja Kganyago, Gouverneur de la Banque de réserve d’Afrique du Sud, comme Président du comité pour un mandat de trois ans, à compter du 18 janvier 2018. M. Kganyago succède à M. Agustín Carstens, ancien Gouverneur… Read more on https://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-international-monetary-and-financial-committee-selects-south-african-reserve-bank-governor-lesetja-kganyago-as-new-chairman?lang=fr

The members of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), the policy advisory committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), have selected Mr. Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank, as Chairman of the Committee for a term of three years, effective January 18, 2018. Mr. Kganyago succeeds Mr. Agustín Carstens, former Governor of… Read more on https://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-international-monetary-and-financial-committee-selects-south-african-reserve-bank-governor-lesetja-kganyago-as-new-chairman?lang=en

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