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Discover, 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, APO’s new press release distribution platform dedicated to Africa. 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 to access even more powerful features including preference settings, homepage personalization, dedicated news feeds, and more.

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Découvrez, 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, la nouvelle plate-forme de distribution de communiqués de presse liés à l’Afrique. 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 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 Management of Dangote Industries Limited ([]( has launched a passionate appeal to members of the public to assist in monitoring both the recklessness and the illegal haulage of contraband goods by some of his truck drivers. The company has also set up hotlines for the public to call in and report such truck drivers, with a promise to appropriately compensate… Read more on

– The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the African audiovisual and cinema industry. – The audiovisual and cinema industry accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP. Ministers of Youth, Culture and sport of the African Union member states meeting in Nairobi have endorsed the Draft Statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC)… Read more on

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is urging the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers after a shocking shooting incident in Kamanyola on September 15 in which at least 39 people were killed and another 94 injured. The incident took place after Congolese soldiers fired live rounds at Burundian protestors in the eastern part of the country,… Read more on

Posted by: APO | 19 September 2017

EU deploys Election Observation Mission to Liberia

In response to an invitation by the Liberian authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Liberia to observe the general elections scheduled for 10 October. This is the fourth time that the European Union is observing general elections in Liberia reflecting the EU’s long-term commitment to supporting credible, transparent and inclusive elections in the country.… Read more on

L’Ambassadeur Mushingi a effectué sa première visite à l’intérieur du Sénégal, du 11 au 15 septembre 2017. Il s’est rendu, avec une délégation, à Linguère, Ourossogui, Matam, Ndioum, Podor, Richard Toll, Ross Bethio et Saint-Louis. Cette visite de terrain lui a permis de rencontrer les autorités et les populations locales, les volontaires du Corps de la Paix américain, de voir les… Read more on

Uma conferência a ter lugar em Durban entre os dias 9 e 11 de outubro que irá receber Sua Excelência Mmamoloko Kubayi, Ministro da Energia da África do Sul, juntamente com parceiros internacionais ao longo de toda a cadeia de valor, para analisar as aspirações da África do Sul para a construção de um polo energético de gás em cooperação. A Cimeira Internacional para a Cooperação em… Read more on

The World Health Organization (WHO) in partnership with the Ministry of Health and partners are scaling up the emergency response in the flood affected areas of Aweil West and Aweil North Counties of former Norther Bahr el Ghazal State, and Maban County of former Upper Nile State. As part of the health cluster response, WHO delivered lifesaving medical supplies to the communities affected by the heavy… Read more on

Astria Learning (, the industry leader in developing technology that makes education accessible to everyone, is proud to announce that they are sponsoring the 2017 African Council for Distance Education (ACDE) board meeting in Lusaka, Zambia. The board meeting, which is slated for the 20th and 21st of September, 2017, signals an exciting time in which representatives from… Read more on

L’Office National de Sécurité Sanitaire des produits Alimentaires (ONSSA) et l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) organisent à Agadir un atelier sur la stratégie de gestion des emballages vides de pesticides dans le Souss, et ce, en prélude à la mise en place d’un programme pilote de gestion de ces emballages dans la Région. Les pesticides font… Read more on

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies and Deputy Minister Mr Bulelani Magwanishe are back in the country from Ethiopia where they attended the Informal Meeting of African Union Ministers of Trade on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) issues held at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, on 18 September 2017. The meeting, which was jointly hosted by the African Union Commission… Read more on

L’Ambassadeur Extraordinaire et Plénipotentiaire – Haut Représentant de la République Gabonaise près le Royaume du Maroc, Son Excellence Abdu Razzaq Guy Kambogo, a été l’Invité de la Matinale sur Medi-1 TV, la chaîne Télé Marocaine de l’information. Visionner la vidéo : Le Forum Maroc – Gabon qui vient de se terminer à Rabat a été l’occasion pour les entreprises… Read more on

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has called for the economic empowerment of young girls if child marriages are to end. The President who was accompanied by the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports Janet Kataaha Museveni was today speaking at a high level side event on the margins of the 72 Session of the United Nations General Assembly under the theme; “Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate… Read more on

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Solafrica Energy (Pty) Ltd., a developer of utility-scale solar power plants in Southern Africa, for a pilot project that demonstrates the performance of an energy storage system based on Primus Power Corporation’s (California) EnergyPod2® technology. The EnergyPod2® is a long-duration energy storage system based on zinc-bromine flow batteries.… Read more on

La Fondation BGFIBank ( a conclu un partenariat avec l’ONG SOS Village d’enfants Guinée Equatoriale, pour la création d’une bibliothèque destinée aux enfants abandonnés du centre. En favorisant l’essor des bibliothèques en milieu préscolaire et scolaire, la Fondation BGFIBank souhaite participer à l’amélioration des conditions d’éducation de la jeunesse.… Read more on

Dangote Foundation ( and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa. Chairman of Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, shared plans to build an African Business Coalition on Health (ABCHealth), during the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, he was co-hosting, and which took place alongside the United Nations… Read more on

Le Forum Maroc – Gabon qui vient de se terminer à Rabat a été l’occasion pour les entreprises et investisseurs marocains d’annoncer leur intention d’investir plusieurs milliards de dollars au Gabon dans les secteurs des Infrastructures, de l’Economie numérique, de l’Agro-industrie et des installations sanitaires, notamment. Réunissant près de 300 participants dans les locaux de la… Read more on

The Morocco – Gabon Forum which has just ended in Rabat was the occasion for the Moroccan companies and investors to announce their intention to invest several billions of US dollars in Gabon in the sectors of Infrastructures, the numerical Economy, Agro-industrial industry and the sanitary facilities, in particular. Bringing together nearly 300 participants in the buildings of the chancellery of… Read more on

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today (September 18, 2017) announced the appointment of Bintou Keita of Guinea as Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations. She will succeed El Ghassim Wane of Mauritania, to whom the Secretary-General reiterates his deep gratitude and appreciation for his dedicated service to the organization. Ms. Keita joined the United Nations in… Read more on

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching its Community HIV Care and Treatment project supported through PEPFAR. The five-year, USAID-funded Community HIV Care and Treatment project will expand access to HIV testing at the community level for the most vulnerable people in 200 priority woredas and help ensure that every HIV positive person has the option for coordinated… Read more on

The United Nations and its partners are urgently appealing for $9.9 million to respond to the current cholera outbreak in Borno State, north-east Nigeria, and prevent further outbreaks in high-risk areas. A Cholera Response and Prevention Plan has been developed to address the immediate needs of 3.7 million people that could be affected by the outbreak. Despite extensive efforts to improve sanitation… Read more on

A group comprising of 18 South African exporters of mining equipment and related services will showcase their products at the 2017 Perumin Mining Convention, scheduled to take place from 18-25 September 2017 in Arequipa, Peru. The convention takes place bi-annually and brings together the world’s leading technology and services in the mining and metals sector. South Africa’s participation will… Read more on

Announcing its annual results out of Johannesburg this morning, financial services group Discovery ( (JSE share code: DSY ISIN: ZAE000022331), outlined the growth in scale and impact of its Vitality Shared-Value Insurance model ( Since launching Vitality twenty years ago, Discovery has invested considerably in building a platform that serves a global… Read more on

More than 1.5 million vulnerable children across West and Central Africa risk going to school hungry or dropping out altogether, due to lack of financing for nourishing school meals from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the agency announced at the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Altogether, WFP’s regional programme faces an US$76 million funding gap, the agency warned as experts… Read more on

To enhance collaboration with key development partners, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Ms. Vera Songwe met with the European Union Ambassador, Mr. Ranieri Sabatucci, and the EU’s Head of Cooperation, Mr. Francisco Carreras Sequeros, last week. The meeting touched on areas of collaboration including the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), the Climate Change agenda… Read more on

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