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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.

Au point de presse de ce jour, le porte-parole a fait les déclarations et répondu aux questions suivantes : […] 2 – Région du lac Tchad – Crise humanitaire – Participation de M. Jean-Marie Le Guen à la conférence d’Oslo (24 février 2017) M. Jean-Marie Le Guen, secrétaire d’Etat chargé du développement et de la francophonie, participe aujourd’hui à Oslo à la conférence humanitaire… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/france-lac-tchad–france-niger–france-mali–quai-dorsay-declarations-du-porteparole-et-agenda-du-ministre-et-des-secretaires-detat3?lang=fr

Preparations are underway for the 18th Session of the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa to be held in Dakar, Senegal, from 25-26 March 2017 under the theme “UN System Support to Harnessing Demographic Dividend Through Investments in the Youth.” The theme will allow high-level participants, including the UN Deputy Secretary General, to discuss Africa’s significant asset, the youth, and… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/regional-coordination-mechanism-for-africa-meeting-set-to-focus-on-the-youth?lang=en

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have strengthened their capacities to prevent the recruitment and use of child soldiers in Somalia, thanks to a training initiative supported by the British Embassy Mogadishu in conjunction with British Peace Support Team- East Africa (BPST-EA) and the Dallaire Initiative (DI). A 10-day Training of Trainers (TOT)… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/uk-supports-somali-government-and-amisom-to-eradicate-use-of-child-soldier?lang=en

Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 (ASL2050) launched today in Addis Ababa, encouraging governments to think beyond livestock today, for the people of tomorrow. ASL2050 is a cross-sectoral initiative analysing the impact of a growing livestock sector on public health, the environment, and livelihoods. Government ministers and representatives from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/governments-meet-to-discuss-the-sustainable-future-of-livestock-in-africa?lang=en

As conflict and instability continue, the food security situation in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin is drastically deteriorating, FAO warned today, as it called for swift and decisive action from the international community to protect the livelihoods of millions of families dependent on farming, livestock and fishing for their food and livelihoods. With the next planting season starting in May, and… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/nigeria-hunger-crisis-deepens-spills-over-into-lake-chad-basin?lang=en

Alors que les conflits et l’instabilité perdurent, la situation de la sécurité alimentaire au Nigéria et dans le bassin du Lac Tchad est en nette détérioration, a averti aujourd’hui la FAO. L’Organisation appelle la communauté internationale à agir rapidement et de manière déterminée afin de protéger les moyens d’existence de millions de foyers dépendants de l’agriculture, du bétail… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/nigeria-hunger-crisis-deepens-spills-over-into-lake-chad-basin?lang=fr

MainData Nigeria (MDXi) et l’Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) ont annoncé un partenariat visant à élargir l’appairage du trafic Internet au Nigeria. Le partenariat vise à tirer parti des nombreux réseaux et fournisseurs de contenu déjà connectés à MainOne ([wwwMainOne.net](http://wwwmainone.net/)) afin d’augmenter le trafic du Nigerian Internet Exchange. Grâce à son système… Read more on http://mainone.africa-newsroom.com/press/nigerian-internet-exchange-ixpn-goes-live-at-mainones-mdxi-lekki-data-center-to-peer-local-internet-traffic?lang=fr

Le Next Einstein Forum (NEF) ([http://NEF.org](http://nef.org/)) lance aujourd’hui la recherche de cinquante-quatre ambassadeurs des sciences et des technologies, un champion pour chaque pays africain. Les ambassadeurs sélectionnés du NEF rejoindront la NEF Fellows Class dans le cadre de la communauté des scientifiques du NEF. Les ambassadeurs du NEF assisteront au rassemblement mondial du NEF,… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-next-einstein-forum-launches-search-for-54-young-african-science-and-technology-champions?lang=fr

O Fórum ‘Next Einstein’ (NEF) ([http://NEF.org](http://nef.org/)) inicia hoje a procura de cinquenta e quatro Embaixadores de ciência e tecnologia, um por cada país africano. Os Embaixadores NEF selecionados irão juntar-se ao restante Grupo de Membros NEF como parte da Comunidade de Cientistas NEF. Os Embaixadores NEF estarão presentes no evento de assinatura, o Encontro Global NEF, cuja segunda… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-next-einstein-forum-launches-search-for-54-young-african-science-and-technology-champions?lang=pt

O navio Esperanza da Greenpeace (www.Greenpeace.org/Africa/en) chegou hoje ao Porto da Praia. Esperanza navegará por 11 semanas nas águas de seis dos sete países pertencentes à Comissção Sub-Regional de Pescas (CSRP), nomeadamente, Cabo Verde, Guiné, Guiné Bissau, Mauritânia e Senegal, em que o principal objetivo é promover um debate sobre a situação da pesca, através de encontros com… Read more on http://greenpeace-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/greenpeace-ship-my-esperanza-sails-into-west-africa-waters?lang=pt

Le navire de Greenpeace (www.Greenpeace.org/Africa/fr) Mu Esperanza a amarré aujourd’hui au port de Praia au Cap-Vert. Durant onze semaines, My Esperanza mènera une expédition dans les eaux de six Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest – le Cap-Vert, la Mauritanie, la Guinée Bissau, la Guinée, la Sierra Leone et le Sénégal – pour mener une campagne de sensibilisation sur l’état actuel des pêcheries,… Read more on http://greenpeace-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/greenpeace-ship-my-esperanza-sails-into-west-africa-waters?lang=fr

The Greenpeace ([www.Greenpeace.org/Africa/en](http://www.greenpeace.org/Africa/en)) ship My Esperanza has today docked at the port of Praia in Cape Verde. For eleven weeks the Esperanza will sail the waters of six West Africa States – Cape Verde, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Senegal to raise awareness on the state of fisheries through political events, public engagement and… Read more on http://greenpeace-africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/greenpeace-ship-my-esperanza-sails-into-west-africa-waters?lang=en

Dans le cadre de son objectif de fournir uniquement la technologie audio-visuelle d’accueil de la plus haute qualité et orientée utilisateur sur des produits qui sont à la fois élégants et de conception simple, Samsung (www.Samsung.com) est fier d’annoncer la nouvelle barre audio MS750. « Samsung a plus de dix années consécutives de leadership sur le marché de la technologie audio et vidéo… Read more on http://samsung-electronics.africa-newsroom.com/press/new-samsung-soundbar-delivers-incredible-sound-and-less-clutter?lang=fr

In keeping with its focus on delivering only the highest quality user-driven home audio-visual technology, in products that are both sleek and simplistic in design, Samsung (www.Samsung.com) is proud to announce the new MS750 Soundbar. “Samsung has over ten consecutive years of market leadership in home audio and video technology and we always strive to deliver more. In this case, the MS750 Soundbar… Read more on http://samsung-electronics.africa-newsroom.com/press/new-samsung-soundbar-delivers-incredible-sound-and-less-clutter?lang=en

“Standing at the threshold of the Sustainable Development Goals, the World Council of Churches (WCC) believes it is time for the church to reaffirm the role it has played over centuries as leader in global health, and to consolidate efforts towards health and healing for all,” says Dr Mwai Makoka, WCC programme executive for Health and Healing. Meeting in Maseru, Lesotho, on 27 February, the WCC… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/wcc-to-develop-global-ecumenical-health-strategy-starting-in-lesotho?lang=en

A União Europeia apoia os Atores Não Estatais na Guiné-Bissau através do Programa de Apoio aos Atores Não Estatais (UE-PAANE) “Nô Pintcha Pa Dizinvolvimentu”. O programa é implementado pelo Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr e pela CESO CI. Um documento sobre os resultados do trabalho desenvolvido entre 2011 e 2016 acaba de ser publicado. No documento faz-se uma reflexão sobre a abrangência… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/uepaane-publica-resultados-alcancados-pelo-programa-entre-2011-e-2016?lang=pt

Le Comité pour l’élimination de la discrimination à l’égard des femmes a examiné aujourd’hui le rapport présenté par le Rwanda sur les mesures prises par ce pays pour donner effet aux dispositions de la Convention sur l’élimination de toutes les formes de discrimination à l’égard des femmes. Présentant ce rapport, Mme Espérance Nyiarasafari, Ministre du genre et de la promotion de la famille… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/le-comite-pour-lelimination-de-la-discrimination-a-legard-des-femmes-examine-le-rapport-du-rwanda?lang=fr

Le climatiseur mural Wind-Free™ de Samsung ([www.Samsung.com](http://www.samsung.com/)), primé, est l’appareil idéal pour surmonter le climat traditionnellement chaud et humide de l’Afrique. Le nouveau climatiseur AR9500M est doté de la technologie de refroidissement exclusive Wind-Free™ de Samsung intégrée dans sa conception, qui permet aux clients d’obtenir à la fois un climat intérieur… Read more on http://samsung-electronics.africa-newsroom.com/press/samsungs-windfreetm-air-conditioner-offers-better-cooling-at-lower-cost?lang=fr

Samsung’s ([www.Samsung.com](http://www.samsung.com/)) award-winning Wind-Free™ wall-mounted air conditioner is the ideal appliance for overcoming Africa’s traditionally warm and humid climate. The new AR9500M air conditioner has Samsung’s exclusive Wind-Free™ Cooling technology integrated into its design, which enables customers to obtain both a cooler indoor climate and optimal energy… Read more on http://samsung-electronics.africa-newsroom.com/press/samsungs-windfreetm-air-conditioner-offers-better-cooling-at-lower-cost?lang=en

Caterpillar Inc (NYSE: CAT) ([www.Caterpillar.com](http://www.caterpillar.com/)) today announced plans to consolidate its parts distribution centers in Isando, South Africa into a new parts distribution facility near Johannesburg at about 20 kilometers (12 miles) from the existing centers. The new facility is expected to become operational in the second quarter of 2017. The consolidation provides… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/caterpillar-to-open-new-parts-distribution-facility-in-south-africa-to-enhance-customer-support?lang=en

Le Groupe Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) ([www.Caterpillar.com](http://www.caterpillar.com/)) a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’il va grouper ses centres de distribution de pieces de rechange à Isando (Afrique du Sud) dans un nouveau centre de distribution dans la région de Johannesbourg à une vingtaine de kilometres des centres existants. Le nouveau centre deviendra opérationnel dans le courant du deuxième… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/caterpillar-to-open-new-parts-distribution-facility-in-south-africa-to-enhance-customer-support?lang=fr

– Thomas Boni Yayi, who served as President of Benin from 2006 to 2016, joins A-list lineup of African government and business participants – GABF bolsters technology and innovation program with new panelists, including Rebecca Enonchong of AppsTech The Germany-Africa Business Forum ([www.GermanyAfrica.com](http://www.germanyafrica.com/)), the first ever privately held event exclusively dedicated… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-germanyafrica-business-forum-gabf-adds-former-benin-president-to-roster-of-highlevel-speakers?lang=en

MainData Nigeria (MDXi) and the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) have announced a partnership aimed at expanding the peering of Internet Transit traffic within Nigeria. The partnership seeks to take advantage of the numerous networks and content providers already connected to MainOne ([wwwMainOne.net](http://wwwmainone.net/)) to grow traffic in the Nigerian Internet Exchange. With its open… Read more on http://mainone.africa-newsroom.com/press/nigerian-internet-exchange-ixpn-goes-live-at-mainones-mdxi-lekki-data-center-to-peer-local-internet-traffic?lang=en

In keeping with Samsung’s ([www.Samsung.com](http://www.samsung.com/)) goal to enrich and transform lives through digital technology, the electronics giant today reiterated its commitment to advancing access to technology in education across Africa. Speaking at the Samsung Africa Forum 2017, Ms. Sthembile Shabangu, head of Public Relations and Corporate Citizenship at Samsung Electronics, Africa… Read more on http://samsung-electronics.africa-newsroom.com/press/samsung-corporate-citizenship-aims-further-by-improving-access-to-education-through-digital-transformation?lang=en

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