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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.

– Compete à Comissão Africana para o Audiovisual e Cinema (CAAC) promover a indústria audiovisual e cinematográfica africana. – A indústria audiovisual e cinematográfica contribui com 5 mil milhões de USD no PIB continental. Reunidos, nesta data, em Nairobi, Quénia, em Sessão Extraordinária do Comité Técnico Especializado sobre Juventude, Cultura e Desporto (STC-YCS2), os Ministros da… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-union-member-states-endorse-the-draft-statute-of-the-african-audiovisual-and-cinema-commission-aacc-to-boost-african-cinema-industry?lang=pt

– La commission africaine de l’audiovisuelle et du cinéma (CAAC) sera chargée de promouvoir l’industrie du cinéma et de l’audiovisuelle en Afrique. – L’industrie du cinéma et de l’audiovisuelle représente 5 milliards de $ É-U dans le PIB du continent. Les ministres de la jeunesse, de la culture et du sport de la réunion des États membres de l’Union africaine à Nairobi ont approuvé le projet… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-union-member-states-endorse-the-draft-statute-of-the-african-audiovisual-and-cinema-commission-aacc-to-boost-african-cinema-industry?lang=fr

1. On 19 September 2017, the United Nations convened a meeting on the preparations for the elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, in the margins of the General Debate of the seventy-second session of the United Nations General Assembly. The meeting agreed on a coordinated approach involving the United Nations, the African Union, the European… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/meeting-on-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-in-the-margins-of-the-72nd-session-of-the-united-nations-general-assembly?lang=en

For the 40th birthday of Proparco, the subsidiary of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD, French Development Agency) (www.AFD.fr) focused on private sector, AFD, Bpifrance (www.Bpifrance.fr) and the La French Tech (www.LaFrenchTech.com) have launched on 19 September the second edition of Digital Africa, a startup competition and digital innovation to support sustainable development in Africa.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/launching-of-the-new-edition-of-digital-africa-an-innovation-competition-to-take-up-the-challenge-of-digital-transition-in-africa?lang=en

A l’occasion du 40ème anniversaire de Proparco, la filiale de l’Agence Française de Développement (AFD) (www.AFD.fr) dédiée au Secteur Privé, l’AFD, Bpifrance (www.BPIFrance.fr) et La French Tech (www.LaFrenchTech.com) lancent la deuxième édition du challenge Digital Africa, concours de startups et d’innovations numériques en faveur du développement durable. La première édition… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/launching-of-the-new-edition-of-digital-africa-an-innovation-competition-to-take-up-the-challenge-of-digital-transition-in-africa?lang=fr

Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors “Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world.” In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and Rwandan president Paul Kagame… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/aliko-dangote-at-un-general-assembly-in-new-york-africa-will-become-the-food-basket-of-the-world?lang=en

On Tuesday 19 September, the British High Commission supported a dialogue on ending stigma against survivors of conflict-related sexual violence. The dialogue was organised by World Vision and the International Centre for Transitional Justice (ICTJ). The dialogue was attended by representatives of government, parliament, the judiciary, faith leaders and civil society. Discussions revolved around defining… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-british-high-commission-supported-a-dialogue-on-ending-stigma-against-survivors-of-conflictrelated-sexual-violence-in-uganda?lang=en

Assisting African countries to make the most of their commodities, particularly in industrializing to promote growth, job creation and economic transformation is now a strategic priority of the Economic Commission for Africa says Stephen Karingi, Director of the ECA’s Regional Integration and Trade Division (RITD). Mr. Karingi said this in opening remarks to an expert group meeting on the “Petrochemicals… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/assisting-african-countries-make-the-most-of-their-commodities-is-ecas-key-priority-says-karingi?lang=en

– Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) will provide Asset Performance Management (APM) software services to reduce unplanned outages and trips for LNG trains – This deal marks the first BHGE Turbomachinery & Process Solutions APM offering in the Sub-Saharan Africa region – Agreement leverages the GE store with a strong support also from GE Digital and GE Power Services – Announcement was released during… Read more on https://ge.africa-newsroom.com/press/baker-hughes-a-ge-company-awarded-contract-by-nigeria-lng-in-milestone-digital-agreement-for-subsaharan-africa?lang=en

L’économie nigériane est sortie de la récession. Compte tenu de ce fait et après le grand succès du salon AfricaBuild Lagos (www.AfricaBuild-Lagos.info) cette année, il n’est pas surprenant que fairtrade annonce la 3ème édition d’AfricaBuild Lagos qui aura lieu du 6 au 8 mars 2018 au Landmark Centre de Lagos. L’événement est devenu le salon international leader du bâtiment et de l’intérieur… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africabuild-lagos-2018-fairtrade-announce-the-3rd-edition-for-6-to-8-march-at-the-landmark-centre-in-lagos?lang=fr

The Nigerian economy is out of recession. Due to this fact and after the great success of AfricaBuild Lagos (www.AfricaBuild-Lagos.info) this year it comes as no surprise that the German trade fair specialists fairtrade Messe announce the 3rd edition of AfricaBuild Lagos to take place on 6 to 8 March 2018 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos. The international trade fair has become the leading international… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africabuild-lagos-2018-fairtrade-announce-the-3rd-edition-for-6-to-8-march-at-the-landmark-centre-in-lagos?lang=en

La Mission de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en République démocratique du Congo (MONUSCO) apporte un soutien de première urgence aux réfugiés burundais suite aux affrontements mortels qui ont eu lieu vendredi dernier à Kamanyola (province du Sud-Kivu) dans lesquels 38 réfugiés (24 hommes, 13 femmes et un enfant) et un militaire congolais ont été tués et plus d’une… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/following-deadly-clashes-monusco-provides-support-to-burundian-refugees-in-kamanyola?lang=fr

The United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) has been providing life-saving support to Burundian refugees following deadly clashes that occurred last Friday in Kamanyola (South Kivu province) in which 38 refugees (24 men, 13 women, and one child) and one Congolese military officer were killed with more than one hundred injured. MONUSCO provided… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/following-deadly-clashes-monusco-provides-support-to-burundian-refugees-in-kamanyola?lang=en

President Yoweri Museveni has told American investors that he would like President Donald Trump to prioritize economic infrastructure development to help lower the cost of doing business in developing countries. The President was addressing last Monday the Uganda Investors Roundtable organized and hosted by Norton Rose Fulbright, a leading international law firm in the United States of America and… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-museveni-wants-trump-to-prioritise-economic-infrastructure-for-developing-countries?lang=en

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies held a bilateral meeting with the United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox in Pretoria today. The meeting was a continuation of the on-going high-level engagement between South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The two Ministers meeting follows SACU’s trade ministers meeting with the United Kingdom in July this year. In… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/south-africa-and-the-united-kingdom-recommit-to-enhance-trade-post-brexit?lang=en

The Management of Dangote Industries Limited ([www.Dangote.com](http://www.dangote.com/)) 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 https://dangote-group.africa-newsroom.com/press/dangote-begs-public-to-help-monitor-report-unscrupulous-truck-drivers-sets-up-hotline-for-reports?lang=en

– 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 https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-union-member-states-endorse-the-draft-statute-of-the-african-audiovisual-and-cinema-commission-aacc-to-boost-african-cinema-industry?lang=en

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 https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-nations-high-commissioner-for-refugees-calls-on-democratic-republic-of-the-congo-to-protect-refugees-after-tragic-killings?lang=en

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 https://africa-newsroom.com/press/eu-deploys-election-observation-mission-to-liberia?lang=en

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 https://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-nord-du-senegal-accueille-la-premiere-visite-de-lambassadeur-mushingi-a-linterieur-du-pays?lang=fr

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 https://energynet.africa-newsroom.com/press/durban-conference-to-welcome-he-hon-mmamoloko-kubayi-minister-of-energy-for-south-africa-to-discuss-countrys-potential-to-build-a-strong-gas-economy?lang=pt

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 https://africa-newsroom.com/press/who-and-partners-respond-to-flood-crises-in-the-former-northern-bahr-el-ghazal-and-upper-nile-states-of-south-sudan?lang=en

Astria Learning (https://AstriaLearning.com), 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 https://africa-newsroom.com/press/astria-learning-and-the-african-council-for-distance-educationacdecollaborate-to-improve-distance-learning-in-africa?lang=en

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 https://africa-newsroom.com/press/la-fao-et-lonssa-organisent-un-atelier-sur-la-gestion-des-emballages-vides-de-pesticides-dans-la-region-du-soussmassa?lang=fr

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