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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.

In the margins of CHOGM Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson welcomed his Zimbabwean counterpart Foreign (and Trade) Minister Sibusiso Moyo to London for a roundtable with other international partners. The historic meeting ushers in a new era in UK-Zimbabwe relations and symbolises Zimbabwe’s commitment to engaging meaningfully with the international community. The Foreign Secretary said: “President… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/zimbabwe-boris-johnson-hosts-foreign-minister-moyo-for-roundtable-talks?lang=en

The U.S. Department of State hosted the second U.S.-Morocco Strategic Energy Working Group meeting in Washington, D.C. on April 19, 2018. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Diplomacy Sandra Oudkirk and Director General Amina Benkhadra, National Bureau of Petroleum and Mines for Morocco, led the discussions. Officials from the Department of Commerce also participated along with Moroccan… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/us-morocco-strategic-energy-working-group-on-energy-cooperation?lang=en

President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the new President of the Republic of Cuba, His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel, after the Cuban National Assembly of People’s Power announced on 19 April 2018 that First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel will replace President Raul Castro as the President of the Council of State and of the country. Cuba’s election process, which takes place every five years,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-president-ramaphosa-congratulates-the-new-president-of-cuba?lang=en

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, managed to deliver this week urgently needed assistance to hundreds of displaced Libyan families in the town of Murzuk, in southern Libya. Humanitarian help is desperately needed in this… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/unhcr-briefing-notes-united-nations-high-commissioner-for-refugees-convoy-reaches-displaced-people-in-southern-libya?lang=en

Le Conseil de paix et de sécurité (CPS) de l’Union africaine (UA), lors de sa 762ème réunion tenue le 9 avril 2018, a tenu une séance d’information sur la mise en œuvre effective de l’Agence humanitaire de l’UA (AUHA) : l’examen de l’impact du terrorisme et des conflits armés sur le tissu social de l’Afrique”. Le Conseil a pris note des communications faites par le Directeur du Département… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/press-statement-of-the-762nd-psc-meeting-on-effective-takeoff-of-the-au-humanitarian-agency-auha-addressing-the-impact-of-terrorism-and-armed-conflicts-on-africas-social-fabric?lang=fr

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), at its 762nd meeting held on 9 April 2018, received a briefing on “Effective Take-off of the AU Humanitarian Agency (AUHA): Addressing the Impact of Terrorism and Armed conflicts on Africa’s Social Fabric”. Council took note of the presentations made by the Director for the Department of Political Affairs of the AU, the Representatives… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/press-statement-of-the-762nd-psc-meeting-on-effective-takeoff-of-the-au-humanitarian-agency-auha-addressing-the-impact-of-terrorism-and-armed-conflicts-on-africas-social-fabric?lang=en

President Danny Faure met with the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi, in the margins of the Executive Session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), at Lancaster House this afternoon. The two leaders reviewed the excellent bilateral relations that exist between the two nations and the forthcoming Joint Commission that will look at general cooperation in all sectors. Prime… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/seychelles-president-faure-meets-prime-minister-modi-on-the-margins-of-the-executive-session-of-chogm-2018?lang=en

– La BEI et le FMI établissent un nouveau partenariat pour le renforcement des capacités afin de promouvoir l’inclusion et la stabilité financières en Afrique. – La BEI soutiendra les activités de renforcement des capacités du FMI en y contribuant à hauteur de 3 millions d’EUR jusqu’à la fin de 2020. – La BEI et le FMI proposeront une formation en ligne sur l’intermédiation et l’inclusion… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/european-investment-bank-eib-and-international-monetary-fund-imf-join-forces-to-build-capacity-on-financial-inclusion-and-stability-in-africa?lang=fr

– EIB and IMF establish a new Capacity Development Partnership to promote financial inclusion and stability in Africa – EIB will support IMF capacity development activities with EUR 3m until the end of 2020 – EIB and IMF to launch online course on financial intermediation and inclusion Today, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), signed a Letter… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/european-investment-bank-eib-and-international-monetary-fund-imf-join-forces-to-build-capacity-on-financial-inclusion-and-stability-in-africa?lang=en

Déclaration attribuable au porte-parole du Secrétaire général sur le décès de H.E. M. Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, Représentant permanent de la République de Côte d’Ivoire auprès des Nations Unies : Le Secrétaire général est profondément attristé par le décès soudain de H.E. M. Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, Représentant permanent de la République de Côte d’Ivoire auprès des Nations Unies.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-attributable-to-the-spokesperson-of-the-secretarygeneral-on-the-death-of-he-mr-bernard-tanohboutchoue-permanent-representative-of-the-republic-of-cote-divoire-to-the-united-nations?lang=fr

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General on the death of H.E. Mr. Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire to the United Nations: The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of H.E. Mr. Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire to the United Nations. The Secretary-General… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-attributable-to-the-spokesperson-of-the-secretarygeneral-on-the-death-of-he-mr-bernard-tanohboutchoue-permanent-representative-of-the-republic-of-cote-divoire-to-the-united-nations?lang=en

The new investments were announced as Pakistan and Nigeria joined 53 nations in London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), with the benefits of intra-Commonwealth trade high on the agenda. New investment Global consumer brand Unilever will invest £86 million in new manufacturing capacity at its 4 factories in Pakistan. Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell will also invest up to £13… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/trade-ministers-welcome-pound140-million-investment-in-nigeria-and-pakistan?lang=en

A two-day workshop to review draft chapters of a book that documents the evolution of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) kicked off on Wednesday, 18 April 2018, at the United Nations Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The workshop is organized by the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) in collaboration with the Centre for Trade Policy and Law (Carleton University, Canada).… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/review-process-underway-for-book-on-african-continental-free-trade-agreement-afcfta?lang=en

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts said the operator of Ghana’s research reactor has demonstrated a high commitment to safety following the conversion of the reactor core to use low enriched uranium (LEU) as fuel instead of high enriched uranium (HEU). The team also made recommendations for further safety enhancements. The Integrated Safety Assessment for Research Reactors… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/international-atomic-energy-agency-iaea-mission-sees-high-commitment-to-safety-at-ghanas-research-reactor-after-high-enriched-uranium-heu-to-low-enriched-uranium-leu-fuel-conversion?lang=en

Les prévisions économiques de l’Afrique de l’Ouest anglophone semblent meilleures selon l’analyse de l’équipe de recherche d’Ecobank ([www.Ecobank.com/group](http://www.ecobank.com/group)) qui figure dans la section Afrique de l’Ouest anglophone, récemment mise en ligne sur le site Web financier de la banque, [AfricaFICC](https://africaficc.ecobank.com/regions/nigeria-and-rest-of-west-africa/)… Read more on https://ecobank.africa-newsroom.com/press/anglophone-west-africas-brightening-economic-prospects?lang=fr

The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s ([www.Ecobank.com](http://www.ecobank.com/)) research team in the newly published Anglophone West Africa section of its flagship financial website, [AfricaFICC](https://africaficc.ecobank.com/regions/nigeria-and-rest-of-west-africa/) (https://goo.gl/CduKLQ). Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy,… Read more on https://ecobank.africa-newsroom.com/press/anglophone-west-africas-brightening-economic-prospects?lang=en

The leading business magazine in Africa, Forbes Africa (www.ForbesAfrica.com) is set to launch season 2 of its flagship TV show, “My Worst Day with Peace Hyde” powered by automotive giant, GAC Motor. After its successful first season, which premiered in 2016 to rave reviews, season 2 promises to deliver another round of riveting interviews from the higher echelons of wealth and power in business.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/forbes-africa-sets-premier-date-for-my-worst-day-with-peace-hyde?lang=en

GE (NYSE: GE) ([www.GE.com](http://www.ge.com/)), the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company, recently joined a delegation to Silicon Valley led by Ghana’s Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who is currently spearheading the country’s digital transformation project. The VP’s focus with this project is to accelerate the digitization of the Ghanaian economy and move Ghana beyond aid dependence.… Read more on https://ge.africa-newsroom.com/press/ge-supports-ghanas-digitization-drive-hosts-vice-president-in-silicon-valley?lang=en

Dear All, You are invited to attend the press conference by the United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Mr. Aristide Nononsi at the end of his visit to the country. WHO: The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Mr. Aristide Nononsi WHEN: 02:00 p.m. Monday, 23 April 2018 WHERE: Meroe Conference Room, UNDP Compound,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/invitation-to-a-press-conference-by-the-united-nations-independent-expert-on-the-situation-of-human-rights-in-the-sudan?lang=en

GROHE ([www.GROHE.com](http://www.grohe.com/)), fabriquant de renom d’accessoires sanitaires, a dévoilé une installation ATRIO immersive à la salle d’exposition de GROHE nouvellement rénovée (Via Crocefisso 19) en avril durant le Fuorisalone. Le cube noir monumental permet à tous les visiteurs de s’immerger dans une expérience multimédia relatant une histoire abstraire de la nouvelle… Read more on https://grohe.africa-newsroom.com/press/grohe-design-presents-the-new-atrio-experience-cube-at-fuorisalone-in-milan?lang=fr

GROHE ([www.GROHE.com](http://www.grohe.com/)), the world’s leading manufacturer of sanitary fittings, first unveiled an immersive ATRIO installation for guests at the newly renovated GROHE Milan showroom (Via Crocefisso 19) in April during the Fuorisalone. The monumental black experience cube allows visitors to immerse themselves into a multimedia experience depicting an abstract story of the new… Read more on https://grohe.africa-newsroom.com/press/grohe-design-presents-the-new-atrio-experience-cube-at-fuorisalone-in-milan?lang=en

Vingt-cinq véhicules 4×4, d’une valeur de plus de 2 milliards d’Ariary, acquis sur fonds propres de l’Etat, dont le Fonds d’entretien routier (FER), ont été remis par le Président de la République au Ministère des Travaux Publics, dans la matinée de 19 mars, au Palais d’Iavoloha. Ce fut l’occasion pour le Chef de l’Etat de rappeler l’aspect fondamental de l’entretien des routes,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/madagascar–le-president-remet-25-vehicules-4×4-au-ministere-des-travaux-publics-une-contribution-a-lefficacite-du-travail-face-aux-imperatifs?lang=fr

South Africa, an affiliate of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), will host the 38th session of the IAIA conference at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from 16 to 19 May 2018. IAIA is the leading global network on best practice in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programs, plans and projects. It… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-hosts-the-38th-international-association-for-impact-assessment-conference-in-durban?lang=en

The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises was briefed by Eskom on its annual performance plan and financial report. The committee welcomed what it heard about interventions made by the new board. However, it cautioned that the power utility has presented beautiful annual reports in the past, and yet now finds itself on the verge of collapse. The committee, on the other hand, is looking for sustainability… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-committee-welcomes-investigation-into-misconduct-at-eskom?lang=en

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