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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.

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid said that on the occasion of the Foreign Ministry’s celebration of Africa Day, which takes place May 25 of each year, the Ministry launched a comprehensive national program to highlight Egypt’s belonging to Africa, accompanied by an information campaign in the media and on the social networking pages and accounts of the Ministry to define Egypt’s role in… Read more on http://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/بمناسبة-يوم-أفريقيا-وزارة-الخارجية-تدشن-برنامجا-وطنيا-متكاملا-لإبراز-الانتماء-الأفريقي-لمصر-المتحدث-باسم-الخارجية-حملة-إعلامية-للتعريف-بدور-مصر-في-دعم-القضايا-الأفريقية?lang=en

Le conseiller Ahmed Abu Zaid, porte-parole du ministère des Affaires étrangères, a déclaré qu’à l’occasion de la célébration de la Journée africaine, le 25 mai de chaque année, le ministère des affaires étrangères a lancé un programme national intégré pour mettre en évidence l’appartenance africaine pour l’ Egypte, accompagné d’une campagne d’information à travers les médias,… Read more on http://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/بمناسبة-يوم-أفريقيا-وزارة-الخارجية-تدشن-برنامجا-وطنيا-متكاملا-لإبراز-الانتماء-الأفريقي-لمصر-المتحدث-باسم-الخارجية-حملة-إعلامية-للتعريف-بدور-مصر-في-دعم-القضايا-الأفريقية?lang=fr

British High Commissioner Dianna Melrose joined other high commissioners and ambassadors around the world in making a short video highlighting their key priorities for the year ahead. The videos coincided with the Queen’s Speech at the opening of Parliament in London on 18th May which set out the UK government’s plans. The High Commissioner said: “This year in Tanzania the UK is focused on partnership.… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/british-high-commissioners-top-priorities-for-2016?lang=en

‘I am looking forward to receiving colleagues from 12 key African countries on Thursday and Friday this week. They include the foreign ministers of Africa’s two largest economies, Nigeria and South Africa. Developments in Africa are important to Norway, and we have many common challenges. African countries are also important as cooperation partners and markets,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/foreign-minister-brende-to-host-africanordic-meeting-of-foreign-ministers-in-oslo-on-2627-may?lang=en

Quai d’Orsay – Déclarations du porte-parole – 26 mai 2016 La France salue la mémoire de la grande artiste camerounaise Anne-Marie Nzié, qui s’est éteinte à Yaoundé dans la nuit du 24 au 25 mai. Au fil de sa carrière jalonnée de collaborations avec des figures de la chanson française, la «voix d’or du Cameroun» a célébré la culture de son pays et fait rayonner la Francophonie. Elle laisse… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/cameroun-deces-de-lartiste-annemarie-nzie-25-mai-2016?lang=fr

Quai d’Orsay – Déclarations du porte-parole – 26 mai 2016 La France salue les consultations organisées du 21 au 24 mai par la médiation régionale à Arusha, en Tanzanie. Elles marquent une première étape en faveur du dialogue inter-burundais, seule réponse à la crise. Nous réitérons notre soutien au facilitateur, l’ancien président tanzanien Benjamin Mkapa, et à sa détermination à faire… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/burundi-consultations-sur-le-dialogue-interburundais-a-arusha-2124-mai-2016?lang=fr

Dado que o crescimento em mercados desenvolvidos (como a Europa, a China e o Norte de África) continua estagnado, é necessária uma maior integração regional entre os principais actores em África, para aproveitar o potencial de crescimento do continente. Quem o diz é Hennie Heymans, CEO da DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa (http://www.DHL.com), segundo o qual as taxas africanas, ao comparar as… Read more on http://dhl.africa-newsroom.com/press/intraafrica-trade-to-play-larger-role-in-local-gdp-contributions?lang=pt

As growth in developed markets such as Europe, China and North Africa continue to stagnate, greater regional integration in Africa, amongst all role players, is needed to capitalize on the continent’s growth potential. This is according to Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa ([http://www.DHL.com](http://www.dhl.com/)), who says that when comparing intra-regional trade statistics,… Read more on http://dhl.africa-newsroom.com/press/intraafrica-trade-to-play-larger-role-in-local-gdp-contributions?lang=en

Alors que la croissance sur les marchés développés comme l’Europe, la Chine et l’Afrique du Nord continue à stagner, une plus grande intégration régionale en Afrique, tous acteurs confondus, est nécessaire pour tirer parti du potentiel de croissance du continent. C’est l’analyse de Hennie Heymans, PDG de DHL Express en Afrique subsaharienne (http://www.DHL.com), qui indique que, lorsque l’on… Read more on http://dhl.africa-newsroom.com/press/intraafrica-trade-to-play-larger-role-in-local-gdp-contributions?lang=fr

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta today urged hundreds of key decision-makers from across the world to prioritize environmental action in support of economic and societal growth at the opening of the high-level segment of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2). Over 170 countries, 120 represented at ministerial level, are represented at UNEA-2, where they are looking to drive action on… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/environment-cannot-be-an-afterthought-says-kenyas-president-at-opening-of-highlevel-environment-assembly-in-nairobi?lang=en

Plus que quelques semaines et les quinze jeunes ivoiriens sélectionnés pour prendre part au prestigieux programme de Mandela Washington Fellowship rejoindront leurs pairs pour six semaines de formation et d’échanges dans plusieurs universités et institutions académiques aux Etats-Unis. L’Ambassade des Etats-Unis en Côte d’Ivoire a honoré ces jeunes leaders au cours d’une réception… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/des-jeunes-leaders-ivoiriens-recus-a-lambassade-des-etatsunis-avant-leur-depart-au-programme-mandela-washington-fellowship-2016?lang=fr

Almost one quarter of China will be covered in forest by 2020 if the country succeeds in its mission towards building an “eco-civilization”, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds. The adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the first universally binding climate change agreement signed last year in Paris have renewed hopes that the world can shift… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/forests-to-cover-one-quarter-of-china-in-countrys-bid-to-build-ecocivilization?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 26 May 2016

Africa Day variety show

As part of the continent’s commemoration of Africa Day, which is celebrated annually on May 25, the United Nations in South Africa hosted a variety show of poems, song, dance and inspirational statements from prominent personalities, to underscore the importance of the Day. The UN information Centre (UNIC’s) variety show in Pretoria, brought together Ambassadors and other senior members of the… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/africa-day-variety-show?lang=en

H. E. Mr. Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson, African Union Commission says the Commission will explore ways of collaboration to develop Cyber Strategies with a vision for a safe and trustworthy cyberspace, not only for the Commission, but as a model the rest of Africa can replicate. Speaking while he received a delegation from China led by H.E. Ms. Wang Xiujun, Deputy Minister, China Space Administration,… Read more on http://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/he-deputy-chairperson-meets-china-delegation-on-cyber-space?lang=en

The Government of Japan has been providing funds to local non-profit organizations through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) since 1989. This year, the following organization is one of the few that has been selected to receive the grant. Project : The Project for the Construction of JOYWO Women Economic Empowerment Training Centre Grantee: Joyful Women Organization… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ground-breaking-ceremony-joyful-women-organization-31st-may-2016-approx-kshs-118-million?lang=en

Chers compatriotes africains du continent et de la diaspora, Chers amis de l’Afrique, En ce jour historique du 25 mai, nous célébrons le 53e anniversaire de la fondation de notre organisation continentale, l’Organisation de l’Unité Africaine (OUA), maintenant l’Union africaine (UA), je voudrais vous adresser mes salutations les plus chaleureuses et les plus sincères en cette Journée de l’Afrique,… Read more on http://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/message-of-he-drnkosazana-dlamini-zuma-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-on-thecommemoration-of-africa-day-25-may-2016?lang=fr

Fellow Africans on the Continent and in the Diaspora, Our Friends and Supporters across the globe, On this historic day of May 25, celebrating the 53rd Anniversary of the foundation of our beloved Continental Organization, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU), allow me to extend my warmest and most sincere best wishes for Africa Day as we celebrate continued progress… Read more on http://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/message-of-he-drnkosazana-dlamini-zuma-chairperson-of-the-african-union-commission-on-thecommemoration-of-africa-day-25-may-2016?lang=en

TMT Finance (www.TMTfinance.com), the global telecom investment news and events provider, and IHS Towers (www.IHStowers.com), the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East, have announced the launch of the inaugural TMT Finance Africa in Lagos, Nigeria conference on September 20, 2016. http://www.TMTfinance.com/lagos The conference will gather… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/tmt-finance-africa-in-lagos-2016-event-announced-in-partnership-with-ihs-towers?lang=en

“Special Adviser Jamal Benomar is traveling to Bujumbura today following the conclusion of talks on Burundi that took place in Arusha, Tanzania. The Special Adviser hopes that the talks in Arusha were a first step towards genuine and inclusive dialogue. He welcomed the meetings and stressed the undeniable challenge of starting a viable political process. He urged all of those involved to work diligently… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/remarks-on-burundi-by-farhan-haq-the-deputy-spokesman-for-the-un-secretarygeneral?lang=en

The Secretary-General welcomes the adoption today of Security Council resolution 2288 (2016), which terminated the sanctions on Liberia. The Secretary-General notes that targeted sanctions measures have accompanied the consolidation of peace and the rebuilding of State institutions in Liberia since 2003 and that these measures have been progressively adjusted as Liberia has met the benchmarks set… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-attributable-to-the-spokesman-for-the-secretarygeneral-on-the-adoption-of-resolution-2288-2016-terminating-the-liberia-sanctions-regime?lang=en

At least six people were killed and eight more were severely injured on Thursday, May 19, in an attack on Yebi village, in Niger’s Bosso District, where thousands of people displaced by violence in the Lake Chad area have taken refuge. According to Nigerien authorities, the attack was carried out by the group known as the Islamic State’s West Africa Province (ISWAP), also called Boko Haram. At the… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/niger-deadly-attack-in-bosso-district-destroys-msf-health-post?lang=en

Under the food-aid programme 2016, an instrument of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support actions for food security and recovery of the means of production, the French Embassy in Nigeria decided to grant a financial support to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Action Against Hunger (ACF) for implementing two projects. By doing so, France intends to contribute actively… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-french-embassy-in-nigeria-is-glad-to-support-2-foodaid-projects-in-the-northeast-both-starting-in-june-this-year?lang=en

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson arrived in Nairobi today, Wednesday 25 May 2016 for a two day visit which will include the following events; – open to the press (unless and otherwise indicated) 1. Welcomes President Uhuru Kenyata to UNON for the opening of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) Time: 9.30a.m. Place: Conference Room 1, UNON 2. Opening address of UNEA Time: 10:00… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/un-deputy-secretarygeneral-jan-eliasson-arrives-in-nairobi?lang=en

Two United Nations human rights experts today urged the Ethiopian and South Sudanese authorities to increase their efforts to free all the children abducted in the western Ethiopia’s Gambella region during cross border attacks by armed men. Last month, on 15 April, 208 people were reportedly killed and 146 girls and boys abducted when armed men from the Murle ethnic group crossed the Ethiopian border… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/ethiopia–south-sudan-un-experts-call-for-the-release-of-remaining-abducted-children-from-the-gambella-region?lang=en

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