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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.

Posted by: APO | 30 November 2015

Dr Álvaro Sobrinho cleared of all allegations

The Court of Appeal of Lisbon has this week cleared the prominent Angolan businessman Dr Álvaro Sobrinho of all allegations of financial misconduct, as had been reported by Correio da Manhã earlier this year. This is the latest in a series of allegations brought against the businessman to be thrown out of court following lack of evidence, following similar instances in 2014 and 2010. The Portuguese… Read more on

Tens of thousands of people participated in the final act of the Holy Father’s apostolic trip in Africa: the Holy Mass celebrated in the Barthelemy Boganda sports complex in Bangui. Those unable to enter followed the event on the maxi screens installed outside the stadium. In his homily, the Pope invited Central Africans to be artisans of the human and spiritual renewal of the country, at a time of… Read more on

“Christians and Muslims are brothers and sisters. We must therefore consider ourselves and conduct ourselves as such. We are well aware that the recent events and acts of violence which have shaken your country were not grounded in properly religious motives. Those who claim to believe in God must also be men and women of peace”. The Holy Father addressed these words to the Muslim community of… Read more on

After celebrating Holy Mass, the Pope left the Cathedral of Bangui to greet the young people who awaited him outside the Cathedral for a night-long prayer vigil. Francis addressed some extemporaneous remarks to them, setting aside the discourse he had prepared, which is reproduced at the end of this article. Beforehand one of the young people had commented that their symbol was the banana tree on… Read more on

“Today Bangui becomes the spiritual capital of the world. The Holy Year of Mercy comes in advance to this land. A land that has suffered for many years as a result of war, hatred, misunderstanding, and the lack of peace. But in this suffering land there are also all the countries that are experiencing the Cross of war”, said Pope Francis yesterday afternoon in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the… Read more on

Yesterday afternoon the Pope met with the Evangelical Communities of the Central African Republic in the Evangelical Theological Faculty of Bangui (FATEB), instituted by the “Association des Evangeliques en Afrique” (AEA) in 1974 to respond to the needs of this Church in the African continent and where over 650 leaders have completed their preparation, going on to serve in the churches and evangelical… Read more on

The African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, Dr. Elham Ibrahim participated in the International Civil Aviation organization (ICAO) first-ever World Aviation Forum (WAF). Over 800 Ministers and senior officials from States, UN and international organizations have gathered at the Headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) during the period 23-25 November 2015,… Read more on

Twelve universities from ten African countries have qualified for the finals of the pilot African Moot Court Competition to be held from 30 November to 3 December, 2015 in Arusha, Tanzania. The finalists are: L’ Universite Catholique d’Afrique Centrale (Cameroon); Makerere University (Uganda), Moi University (Kenya) ;University of Pretoria(South Africa), University of Zambia (Zambia); Centre d’etude… Read more on

The world’s small and medium business owners are struggling to innovate due to competing business priorities and a lack of appropriately skilled employees according to a new global survey by Sage ( Nearly a third (32%) of small business owners around the world has neglected the development of a new business idea. The problem stems from a lack of time, despite small business… Read more on

On 19 November 2015, Quantum Global ( played host to the group’s second Advisory Board Symposium during an event which reflected recent work conducted by both the African Union and G7 in looking at female empowerment. The high level moderated panel discussion addressed the impact, health and likely trajectory of female entrepreneurship in Africa and its impact on markets,… Read more on

On the occasion of the International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women and Children, the European Union in Ghana (EU) including Member States represented in the country, the United Nations (UN), the High Commission of Canada and partners from Civil Society launched today the Ghana-EU initiative to support the global campaign dubbed “16 days of Activism – Orange the World, end violence… Read more on

INTL FCStone Inc. (NASDAQ:INTL) (, a leader in the development of specialized financial services in commodities, securities, global payments, foreign exchange and other markets, today announced that Stuart Ponder, Senior Vice President, EMEA of its subsidiary INTL FCStone Ltd., addressed the Africa Breakfast Club on Thursday, November 26, 2015 on the topic of “Evolution… Read more on

The Secretary-General met today in Paris with H. E. Abdel Al Sisi, President of Egypt, to whom he expressed his condolences for victims of terrorism in Egypt and underlined the need for a united and comprehensive response. The Secretary-General thanked President Al Sisi for Egypt’s leadership on climate change within Africa, stressing how serious the stakes were for the continent as a whole. The Secretary-General… Read more on

The Secretary-General met today in Paris with H. E. Abdel Al Sisi, President of Egypt, to whom he expressed his condolences for victims of terrorism in Egypt and underlined the need for a united and comprehensive response. The Secretary-General thanked President Al Sisi for Egypt’s leadership on climate change within Africa, stressing how serious the stakes were for the continent as a whole. The Secretary-General… Read more on

Posted by: APO | 30 November 2015

UK High Commissioner Jo Lomas accredited to Namibia

H.E. Jo Lomas, British High Commissioner to Namibia, handed over her credentials to H.E. Dr. Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia at State House, in mid November. President Hage Geingob and High Commissioner Jo Lomas assured each other that they will work on strengthening the healthy bilateral ties between the two countries. H.E Jo Lomas ensured the President that the British High Commission… Read more on

The African Union Commission, Department of Infrastructure and Energy conducted a Training Workshop on Advanced Small Hydropower (SHP) Systems for Member States from 22nd to 27th November 2015 in Cairo, Egypt. This Training Workshop is the third in a series of capacity building activities on hydropower systems for energy experts in African countries. The 5 day workshop was hosted by the Ministry of… Read more on

La France condamne l’attaque terroriste qui a coûté la vie à deux casques bleus et à un civil de la mission multidimensionnelle intégrée des Nations unies pour la stabilisation au Mali (MINUSMA) à Kidal le 28 novembre. Nous présentons nos condoléances aux familles des victimes ainsi qu’aux autorités des pays concernés, la Guinée et le Burkina Faso. Les responsables de cette attaque devront… Read more on

The new survey from Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) (, the global leader in high-performance cyber security solutions, reveals that insufficient wireless security is a concern for 71% of the Information Technology Decision Makers (ITDMs); hardly surprising given that 29% of the enterprise wireless networks put in place for internal employees, do not have the basic security function… Read more on

Posted by: APO | 30 November 2015

Cameroun – Attentats (28 novembre 2015)

La France condamne les attentats meurtriers perpétrés le 28 novembre à Dabanga, dans le nord du Cameroun.

Nous présentons nos condoléances aux familles des victimes.

La France est solidaire du Cameroun et réaffirme son soutien aux Etats du bassin du lac Tchad engagés dans la lutte contre le terrorisme. Read more on

Posted by: APO | 30 November 2015

UK boost to aviation security at Kenya airports

Trainers from the UK Department for Transport have been in Kenya during November to deliver aviation security training courses to Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) supervisors and other key airport security personnel, including the Police and the Military. The training covered how to handle various threats including armed attack, surface to air missiles and improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Speaking… Read more on

The links between the UK and Nigeria are deep and far reaching and rooted both in our shared past and partnership for the future. Today up to 250,000 Nigerians are living legally in the UK, making a significant contribution and adding to the rich fabric of our society. Every year around 130,000 Nigerians visit the UK from Nigeria for both business and leisure. Nigerians who come to the United Kingdom… Read more on

At the opening of the 18th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) taking place from 29 November to 4 December in Harare, Zimbabwe, UNAIDS has urged countries to further accelerate their response to HIV. The biennial conference is taking place at a defining moment in the response to the epidemic. “Africa is on the brink of breaking the AIDS epidemic,” said UNAIDS Executive… Read more on

A Semana da UE é um evento público, combinando debates, sessões de informação, exposições e actividades lúdicas e desportivas. O principal objectivo da semana é dar a conhecer ao público em geral algumas das actividades da Delegação da UE em Moçambique, e aumentar o interesse em torno das políticas da UE e dos projectos de cooperação com Moçambique. Durante a Semana da União Europeia… Read more on

PwC Ghana in collaboration with the Embassy of France to Ghana and UNDP Ghana, held the 4th series of the Ghana Sustainable Business Forum (SBF), a PwC initiative under the PwC Business School. The Forum was opened by the Minister for Environment Science Technology and Innovation, Hon. Mahama Ayariga, and the Ambassador of France to Ghana, HE François Pujolas. The event, that took place Thursday,… Read more on

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