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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.

A Academia de Liderança Africana ([]( e a The MasterCard Foundation []( têm o prazer de anunciar Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, empreendedor agrícola de 22 anos de Madagáscar, como o vencedor deste ano de 25.000 dólares do Grande Prémio na sexta edição anual do principal… Read more on

L’African Leadership Academy ([]( et la Fondation MasterCard ([]( sont heureux de présenter Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, entrepreneur de 22 ans issu du secteur agricole de Madagascar et gagnant du grand prix de 25 000 $ de la sixième édition annuelle du concours africain… Read more on

African Leadership Academy ([]( and The MasterCard Foundation ([]( are pleased to announce Heritiaina Randriamananatahina, 22 year old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar, as this year’s winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize in the sixth annual edition of Africa’s premier… Read more on

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) ([](, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) ([](, announced new systems and software designed to deliver better customer experiences and return on investments. Powered by the next generation of Hitachi Storage Virtualisation Operating System (SVOS) and backed by a [100% data availability… Read more on

Nigeria is facing the worst humanitarian crisis on the African continent. Currently up to 400,000 children face starvation and citizens suffer with little or no access to clean water, health, protection, education and food security. As I complete my first few weeks as the Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator a.i., I want to assure the Government of Nigeria of the international… Read more on

Posted by: APO | 25 October 2016

Nova edição da Semana do Consumo Responsável

Na semana de 25 e 28 de Outubro, a ONG Cabaz di Terra e seus associados realizam uma nova edição da Semana do Consumo Responsável; as atividades, organizadas no âmbito do projeto Mulheres+ financiado pela União Europeia, têm como objetivo promover o consumo consciente e responsável valorizando assim os produtos locais e a economia solidária como fator de desenvolvimento. A “economia solidária”… Read more on

On 25 October 2016, the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) and the European Union Political and Security Committee (EU PSC) held their 9th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting in Brussels, Belgium, as part of their regular dialogue within the framework of the Africa – EU partnership. The meeting was co-chaired by Ambassador Catherine Muigai Mwangi (Kenya), Chairperson of the AU PSC for… Read more on

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday warned that rising ethnic rhetoric, hate speech and incitement to violence against certain ethnic groups in South Sudan is highly dangerous and could result in mass atrocities if not reined in by community and political leaders at the highest levels. Over the past two weeks, letters with graphic warnings of violence against people… Read more on–zeid?lang=en

A two-day European Union funded education curriculum workshop in NairobiKenya brought together Somali education authorities, education experts and international partners to review progress towards the implementation of the new curriculum framework and share best practices in a bid to accelerate the roll-out of the new curriculum across all Somali regions and States. The workshop organized by the Africa… Read more on

The Director-General for the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Lionel October says government needs to up its game to provide support for exporters to ensure increased growth of South African exports. He was addressing the Team Export South Africa (TESA) workshop held in Midrand today. The two-day workshop is organised by the dti and is attended by government officials from all three… Read more on–directorgeneral-october?lang=en

Statements attributable to the Spokespeople for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Rupert Colville on Iraq (1), Ravina Shamdasani on South Sudan (2). […] (2) South Sudan The High Commissioner is gravely concerned about the alarming rise in hate speech and incitement to violence against certain ethnic groups in South Sudan in recent weeks. Letters with graphic warnings of violence against… Read more on

Au point de presse de ce jour, le porte-parole a fait les déclarations et répondu aux questions suivantes : […] 3 – République centrafricaine – Violences (24 octobre 2016) La France condamne les violences qui ont entouré hier les manifestations à Bangui et ont fait 4 morts et 12 blessés, selon les derniers bilans connus. Elle met en garde tous ceux qui chercheraient à faire obstacle à la… Read more on–france-kenya–quai-dorsay-declarations-du-porteparole?lang=fr

On 24 October 2016, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, held a successful bilateral engagement with her Austrian counterpart, Sebastian Kurz, Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs. Minister Kurz is visiting South Africa from 24 to 26 October 2016 with a 50-member Austrian business delegation, which includes the President of the Austrian Chamber… Read more on

As the first Cabinet Minister to visit Africa since the UK voted to leave the European Union, the International Development Secretary set out her vision for UK aid in the continent and announced new support to boost economic development. With Africa now home to the world’s fastest growing population, Ms Patel set out the importance of generating productive jobs and sustainable livelihoods, opening… Read more on

International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Nomaindiya Mfeketo will lead South Africa’s delegation to the 16th Council of Ministers Meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA). The Meeting will convene on 27 October 2016 in Bali, Indonesia, and will include Foreign Ministers from IORA Member States, including representatives from IORA Dialogue Partners. The purpose of the 16th… Read more on

La société Minkels ([](, détenue par la société cotée Legrand (NYSE Euronext Paris : LR), a été désignée comme fournisseur de centre de données par MainOne ([](, principale société de solutions de connectivité et de centres de données en Afrique de l’Ouest. MainOne a ouvert la voie en Afrique grâce à… Read more on

Minkels ([](, part of the publicly traded company Legrand (NYSE Euronext Paris: LR), has been chosen as data center supplier for premier West African connectivity and data center solutions company, MainOne ( MainOne blazed a trail in Africa with its undersea fibre optic cable connecting West Africa to Europe and the construction of West Africa’s… Read more on

Introduction The Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS) was declared in July 2010 by the African Union Heads of State and Government (at the 15th Ordinary Session of the AU Summit) in Kampala, Uganda. This decision was made in recognition of the unacceptable and chronic crisis of hunger and malnutrition in Africa. The first ADFNS was successfully launched in Lilongwe, Malawi, on 31st October… Read more on

A delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC), led by WCC Central Committee moderator Dr Agnes Abuom, visited Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 21-22 October as an expression of solidarity to the member churches there. The delegation met with leaders of member churches, members of the Ethiopian interfaith council, and government representatives. The visit was organized in response to reports of unrest… Read more on

Posted by: APO | 25 October 2016

DIRCO to host annual Diplomatic Fun Fair

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) will host the Annual Diplomatic Fair on Saturday, 29 October 2015, at the Union Buildings, Pretoria. The Diplomatic Fair is an annual event through which DIRCO aims to provide the public with information about countries accredited to South Africa and afford government, business, the diplomatic community and other sectors the opportunity… Read more on

– A Conferência Regional Anual de Ciências da Vida e Cuidados de Saúde da DHL, “Fornecer Cuidados de Saúde a África” centrou-se nas cadeias de abastecimento de ciências da vida e cuidados de saúde para sustentar o crescimento do setor neste continente – África realçada como um mercado com uma tendência positiva de crescimento nos cuidados de saúde Mais de 125 profissionais de saúde e peritos… Read more on

– La conférence régionale annuelle de DHL portant sur les sciences de la vie et la santé intitulée « Delivering Healthcare to Africa » (Favoriser les soins de santé en Afrique) s’est notamment intéressée au soutien des chaînes d’approvisionnement des sciences de la vie et de la santé en faveur de l’Afrique – L’Afrique est un marché porteur de croissance dans le domaine des soins de… Read more on

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane arrived in Luanda, Republic of Angola, last night, 24 October 2016, where she is leading the South African delegation at the 7th High Level Meeting of the Regional Oversight Mechanism (ROM) of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Region, scheduled for 26 October 2016.… Read more on

The Government of Uganda will tomorrow (26th October) launch an Atlas that will be used to complement existing efforts to monitor the effective delivery and impact of basic services affecting children and other vulnerable groups. This effort enables government and its partners to track decentralised allocations from the centre across three priority sectors; education, health and water. Dubbed, Uganda’s… Read more on

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