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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.

L’entreprise FinTech Humaniq (http://Humaniq.com) annonce les dernières mises à jour de son application, qui a été téléchargée plus de 100 000 fois depuis [Google Play Store](https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.humaniq.lite&hl=ru) (https://goo.gl/ghRQL3). Les développeurs de cette entreprise ont mis en place un système de sécurité intelligent basé sur la bio-identification.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/humaniq-renforce-la-securite-des-transactions-avec-un-systeme-intelligent-de-bioid?lang=fr

The UN Independent Expert on Sudan expressed concern about reports that the security forces were using violence, intimidation and other forms of abuse to silence women across the country. “These abuses are made worse in the wider context of gender inequality in Sudanese society and the legal framework that institutionalizes it,” Aristide Nononsi said at the end of a 10-day visit to the country.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/sudan-un-expert-raises-concerns-about-violence-against-women-calls-for-legal-reform?lang=en

The Global Book Alliance, which is comprised of donor agencies from the United States, Norway, the UK, and other countries, is launching a new Global Digital Library in Ethiopia to increase the availability of high quality reading resources for children and youth across the country. Ethiopia was selected as the first country to launch the Global Digital Library, which is a worldwide effort to provide… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-global-digital-library-to-provide-free-reading-resources-for-ethiopian-children?lang=en

The U.S. Embassy will officially inaugurate a new engagement-focused facility equipped with state-of-the-art technology called the Satchmo Center, located inside the Embassy’s premises on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The Satchmo Center, whose primary purpose is to support engagement with Ethiopians on issues related to American culture, society and policies, is equipped with some of the latest technologies,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/ethiopia-us-embassy-inaugurates-hightech-satchmo-center?lang=en

On 20 Apr the United Kingdom concluded delivery of the Managing Defence in the Wider Security Context Course at KAIPTC. The MDWSC course had commenced on 9 Apr with participants from Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, the Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo and of course Ghana. This multinational array of participants were brought together for a programme that aims to enable representatives from… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/ghana-on-20-april-the-united-kingdom-concluded-delivery-of-the-managing-defence-in-the-wider-security-context-course-at-kofi-annan-international-peacekeeping-training-centre-kaiptc?lang=en

The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) of the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has organized a training workshop on electoral boundaries delimitation for the National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) from 23 to 25 April 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The multi-stakeholder training workshop drew Somali participants from the NIEC,… Read more on https://african-union.africa-newsroom.com/press/press-release-on-african-union-training-workshop-on-electoral-boundaries-delimitation-for-somalia?lang=en

– The UN plan is currently the only possible framework for a solution – MEPs call for elections to be held in 2018 – Migrants and refugees should be better protected Libya needs a government with a broad national consensus, said Foreign Affairs MEPs on Tuesday. They are pushing for elections to take place by the end of 2018. In their recommendation on Libya, passed by 45 votes to 0, with 4 abstentions,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/libya-elections-should-be-held-by-end-of-2018-say-members-of-the-european-parliament?lang=en

Le 20 avril 2018, Gécamines (http://Gecamines.cd) a assigné Kamoto Copper Company SA (KCC) et son groupe d’actionnaires majoritaires contrôlé par Glencore, devant le Tribunal de Commerce de Kolwezi, aux fins de solliciter de ce dernier la dissolution de KCC pour cause de non-reconstitution de ses fonds propres dans le délai légal. KCC est une société commune détenue à hauteur de 25% par… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/reaction-to-the-press-release-published-by-katanga-mining-on-april-22-2018-concerning-the-proceedings-to-dissolve-kcc-initiated-by-gecamines?lang=fr

On 13 April, four teenagers were caught trying to enter the United Nations base in Aweil through the perimeter fence. It was alleged that one of the teenaged girls had been touched inappropriately by a member of the Nepalese contingent in exchange for money. There was no allegation made of rape. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) deployed a Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Immediate Response… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-nations-mission-in-south-sudan-unmiss-acts-on-allegation-of-sexual-exploitation-in-aweil?lang=en

On the occasion of King’s Day, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, H.E. Frans Makken and Mrs Lina Stam-Makken, will host a Cocktail Reception on Friday 27 April 2018 at 17.00 hrs (speeches start at 17.45 hrs). BACKGROUND On the 27th of April, the people of the Kingdom of the Netherlands celebrate King’s Day, which marks the birth of our Head of State: HRH King Willem-Alexander. King’s… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-netherlands-ambassador-celebrates-good-relations-with-kenya-on-kings-day?lang=en

As South Africa celebrates the 8th African Vaccination Week (23-29 April 2018) which is aimed at raising awareness about the importance and effectiveness of vaccines, the Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi urges all parents and caregivers to take children to their nearest clinic for free vaccination to immunize children against vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles and polio. Immunisation… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-minister-motsoaledi-calls-for-parents-to-take-children-for-vaccinations?lang=en

The World Health Organization in the African Region, in collaboration with UNICEF, African Union and other partners, today (April 23, 2018) launched the eighth African Vaccination Week (AVW). The week-long campaign from 23 to 29 April 2018 under the theme: ’Vaccines work, Do your part!,’ will raise awareness of the need and right of everyone, particularly children and women, to be protected from… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/immunization-partners-launch-weeklong-campaign-across-africa?lang=en

At the colourful gathering, addressing nearly 600 guests, Ambassador Susanna Moorehead said: “Many Ethiopian friends and colleagues see this as a pivotal moment in this country’s rich and proud history. As Prime Minister Abiy sad in his inaugural address, it is a new opportunity for Ethiopia to re-focus on freedom and establishing justice, to re-engage young people and women in building this country,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/british-embassy-celebrates-hm-queen-elizabeth-iis-92nd-birthday-in-ethiopia?lang=en

President Cyril Ramaphosa has this morning, 24 April 2018, arrived in Luanda, Republic of Angola, where he is leading a South African Government delegation to the Extraordinary Summit of the SADC Double Troika. The SADC Double Troika is comprised of the following countries: Republic of South Africa (Chair of SADC), Republic of Namibia (Deputy Chair), Kingdom of Swaziland (Outgoing Chair), Republic… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-ramaphosa-arrives-in-luanda-ahead-of-the-southern-african-development-community-sadc-double-troika-extraordinary-summit?lang=en

On April 20, 2018, Gécamines ([http://Gecamines.cd](http://gecamines.cd/)) summoned Kamoto Copper Company SA (KCC) and its majority shareholders group controlled by Glencore before the Commercial Court of Kolwezi, in order to request from the latter the dissolution of KCC for failure to restore shareholder’s equity within the legal time period. KCC is a joint company held at 25% by the Gécamines… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/reaction-to-the-press-release-published-by-katanga-mining-on-april-22-2018-concerning-the-proceedings-to-dissolve-kcc-initiated-by-gecamines?lang=en

European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, will welcome the Prime Minister of Tunisia, Youssef Chaded, at the European Parliament in Brussels tomorrow (April 24, 2018) at 18:00. The meeting will follow up on the meeting of Tajani and Chaded in Tunis on 31 October last year where President Tajani met the highest levels of government and representatives of civil society over a two day visit. In… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-of-the-european-parliament-antonio-tajani-to-meet-prime-minister-of-tunisia-youssef-chaded-in-brussels?lang=en

L’Unité Mixte d’Intervention Rapide et de Répression des violences sexuelles faites aux femmes et aux enfants (UMIRR) en République Centrafricaine (RCA) est une unité mixte, composée de gendarmes, policiers, et civils qui s’engage à lutter contre les violences faites aux femmes et aux enfants. Le personnel de l’UMIRR est constitué de cadres provenant de différents ministères à savoir… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/unite-mixte-dintervention-rapide-et-de-repression-umirr-une-unite-pour-faire-face-aux-violences-sexuelles-en-republique-centrafricaine?lang=fr

One of the questions we’re asked most often is how we decide what’s allowed on Facebook (www.Facebook.com). These decisions are among the most important we make because they’re central to ensuring that Facebook is both a safe place and a place to freely discuss different points of view. For years, we’ve had Community Standards that explain what stays up and what comes down. Today we’re going… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/publishing-our-internal-enforcement-guidelines-and-expanding-our-appeals-process?lang=en

« Toamasina sera propulsé au rang des ports incontournables dans l’Océan Indien, en Afrique, et dans le monde. L’extension et le développement du premier port malgache figure parmi les priorités nationales ; il est aujourd’hui un des exemples concrets du Fisandratana, le plan de croissance et de transformation pour l’Emergence de Madagascar en 2030 ». Ce sont, en substance, les propos… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-port-de-toamasina-vers-la-modernite-pour-devenir-un-pole-incontournable–le-president-de-la-republique-lance-les-travaux-dextension?lang=fr

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) concluded a ten-day training program to officers from the Libyan Ministry of Agriculture, Animal and Marine Wealth. This program, delivered from 09 to 19 April, focused on communication and data collection, in line with the recently announced program related to strengthening national capacities in the agricultural sector in Libya. Mr.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/food-and-agriculture-organization-of-the-united-nations-fao-provides-training-for-libyan-officials-in-communication-and-reporting-on-sustainable-development-goals-sdgs?lang=en

AIS (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) announces over 2000 Registered Participants for the coming Summit to be held from 6-8 June, 2018.


Registration closing soon!

Register on http://www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com Read more on https://africainnovationsummit.africa-newsroom.com/press/update-on-africa-innovation-summit-ais-participants?lang=en

– GE Power grants 60 needs-based bursaries to deserving students from Mpumalanga province – Bursary to cover books, tuition, accommodation and stipend for all recipients – Bursary to run for a period of 4 years. [GE’s Steam Power business](https://www.gepower.com/steam) (NYSE: GE) ([www.GEPower.com/steam](http://www.gepower.com/steam)) in collaboration with ESKOM, South Africa’s power utility… Read more on https://ge.africa-newsroom.com/press/ge-power-awards-r30million-of-student-bursaries-in-partnership-with-eskom?lang=en

Quoi: Le PNUD à travers le projet de « réduction des émissions non intentionnelles de polluants organiques persistants (UPOPs) et de mercure dans le secteur santé en Afrique » fournira à six (6) formations sanitaires modèles des équipements et des matériels pour les meilleures pratiques environnementales sans incinération des déchets médicaux, lors d’une cérémonie de remise officielle.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/remise-officielle-des-materiels-medicaux-sans-mercure-pour-les-formations-sanitaires-modeles?lang=fr

The 2018 U.S. Exchange Program Alumni Conference – “Partners for a Brighter Future in Ethiopia” – was organized by the U.S. Embassy and brought together 250 alumni from all over Ethiopia. Discussions focused on how participants could contribute to Ethiopia in areas such as volunteerism, women’s empowerment, disability and inclusiveness, business and entrepreneurship, learning across generations,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-2018-us-exchange-program-alumni-conference–partners-for-a-brighter-future-in-ethiopia?lang=en

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