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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.

85 UK troops from the Engineering and Medical Taskforce in South Sudan have been awarded UN medals by HM Ambassador Alison Blackburne in recognition of their unstinting service in South Sudan. During their tour, the troops have undertaken projects including support of remedial works to a jetty on the River Nile and helicopter landing sites, flood prevention and other infrastructure improvements, as… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/uk-troops-awarded-medals-for-un-peacekeeping-mission-in-south-sudan?lang=en

La Cour Suprême du Sénégal, par son conseiller en communication Monsieur Mansour KANDJI, a transmis par mail du 20 juillet 2017 à 19 h 59 mn à la presse sénégalaise, un communiqué de presse. Télécharger le Communiqué de la Cour Suprême du Sénégal : http://APO.af/jc74Uc. La Cour Suprême du Sénégal a rendu compte de son arrêt dans des termes choisis qui tendent insidieusement à faire… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/communique-de-la-cour-supreme-du-senegal?lang=fr

Une délégation de hautes personnalités du Gouvernement du Japon et des représentants de 30 sociétés nippones, conduite par le Ministre délégué auprès du Ministère du Territoire, des Infrastructures, des Transports, et du Tourisme (MLIT), Shinsuke Suematsu, est en visite de travail à Madagascar. Au lendemain de la tenue de la « Conférence des secteurs public-privé sur les infrastructures… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/la-delegation-japonaise-conduite-par-le-ministre-shinsuke-suematsu-a-iavoloha—accelerer-le-developpement-et-lamenagement-des-infrastructures-a-madagascar-?lang=fr

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will launch the Feed the Future Ethiopia Value Chain Activity to strengthen the agricultural sector as part of the Agricultural Growth Program. The new initiative is designed to improve the nutrition and commercial viability of smallholders by improving the performance of the entire value chains to which they contribute. You are invited to cover… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/usaid-launches-new-value-chain-activity-in-support-of-the-agricultural-sector?lang=en

An unacceptably high number of people continue to develop and die of AIDS[1]-related diseases across sub-Saharan Africa. They remain left out of the global HIV response without access to treatment that prevents AIDS or the medical care they need, says international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF). In MSF’s briefing paper “Waiting isn’t… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/msf-high-numbers-of-people-dying-from-aids-in-subsaharan-africa?lang=en

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General: The Secretary-General strongly condemns the suicide attacks on 24 July in the two camps for internally displaced persons near Maiduguri, Borno State, in Nigeria. These terrorist acts are targeting people who had already fled their homes as a result of Boko Haram violence. The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the people and Government… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/statement-attributable-to-the-spokesman-for-the-secretarygeneral-on-nigeria534?lang=en

A conferência a ter lugar em Durban entre os dias 9 e 11 de outubro tem como objetivo analisar as aspirações da África do Sul para a construção de um polo energético de gás em cooperação com parceiros internacionais ao longo da cadeia de valor. A Cimeira Internacional para a Cooperação em Gás (IGCS) ([www.IGCS-SA.com](http://www.igcs-sa.com/)) terá como base os encontros ‘África do… Read more on https://energynet.africa-newsroom.com/press/durban-conference-to-address-south-africas-potential-to-become-international-gas-hub?lang=pt

Posted by: APO | 25 July 2017

EU and Egypt adopt their partnership priorities

Today’s EU-Egypt Association Council endorsed the EU-Egypt partnership priorities for 2017-2020. The aim of the partnership priorities is to address common challenges, to promote joint interests and to guarantee long-term stability on both sides of the Mediterranean. The EU-Egypt partnership priorities are guided by a shared commitment to the universal values of democracy, the rule of law and respect… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/eu-and-egypt-adopt-their-partnership-priorities?lang=en

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr. Rob Davies together with First National Bank (FNB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Public Sector Banking, Mr Kgosi Ledimo have today signed a pledge that will improve access to finance for Black Industrialists (BI) to fast-track accelerated economic transformation at a ceremony that was held in Johannesburg. Speaking at the event, Davies outlined that the… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-dti-and-fnb-sign-pledge-to-improve-access-to-finance-for-black-industrialists?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 25 July 2017

New Livestock Traceability System Launched

With the financial and technical support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Livestock Market Development activity, the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries today launched the Ethiopian Livestock Identification and Traceability System. Fully implemented, the system will help to gather information regarding source/origin of the animal, type of husbandry, and management… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/new-livestock-traceability-system-launched?lang=en

Today, the United States announced that through support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) four African countries are approaching control of their HIV epidemics. Groundbreaking new PEPFAR data show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control across all age groups in Swaziland, the country with the highest HIV prevalence in the world. Additional PEPFAR-supported studies… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/update-on-the-presidents-emergency-plan-for-aids-relief-pepfar?lang=en

S.E. Apostolic Nuncio Paolo Gualtieri and the Bishop of St Denis Mgr Gilbert Aubry paid a courtesy call to President Faure at State House this morning, accompanied by the Bishop of Seychelles Mgr Denis Wiehe. On behalf of the Roman Catholic Pope, S.E. Apostolic Nuncio Paolo Gualtieri conveyed warm salutations of His Holiness Pope Francis to President Faure and expressed the Pope’s appreciation for… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-faure-receives-representative-of-the-roman-catholic-church?lang=en

Les États-Unis saluent les annonces récentes des gouvernements du Soudan et d’Arabie saoudite, mettant en évidence l’engagement du Soudan d’établir un dialogue constructif avec les États-Unis et de poursuivre les efforts collectifs pour combattre le terrorisme. Comme on peut le lire dans le Rapport 2016 des Etats-Unis sur le terrorisme, publié le 19 juillet dernier, les États-Unis notent… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/dialogue-et-cooperation-contre-le-terrorisme-avec-le-soudan?lang=fr

With Liberian officials responsible for security in the country, the United Nations Security Council today encouraged the Government to put in place an election security plan for the October polls. The 15-member Council [agreed](https://www.un.org/press/en/2017/sc12923.doc.htm) a presidential statement – which is similar in tone to a resolution but not legally binding – commending the Liberian… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/ahead-of-october-elections-security-council-urges-liberia-to-plan-for-safe-credible-polls?lang=en

“In order to tackle the most serious humanitarian crises, we have arranged for a 9-million-euro humanitarian aid package through the Italian Cooperation service to alleviate the suffering of the civilian population Afghanistan, Somalia, South Sudan and Palestine,” said the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino Alfano, specifying that the aid interventions are to be carried… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/alfano-italy-makes-emergency-contributions-in-afghanistan-somalia-south-sudan-and-palestine?lang=en

President Danny Faure welcomed two retired Ambassadors, Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd and Ambassador Bernard Shamlaye, to State House this morning. President Faure expressed his sincere gratitude to the Ambassadors for having dedicated their careers to the Public Service and for their significant contributions during their tenures in various capacities. “You have served Seychelles in various posts… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/president-faure-thanks-retired-ambassadors-for-their-service-to-seychelles?lang=en

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the attack on a Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) convoy in Bangassou (Mbomou) on 23 July 2017 by anti-Balaka elements, which resulted in one Moroccan peacekeeper killed and three injured. The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest condolences and sympathy… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/security-council-press-statement-on-attack-against-minusca?lang=en

Com apoio financeiro da União Europeia (Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento), a Comissão da CEDEAO -Ordenador Regional do FED- pretende adjudicar um contrato de serviços de Assistência técnica para a melhoria da governação das pescas na África Ocidental (PESCAO). O pré-aviso de concurso pode ser consultado nos seguintes sítios Internet: Delegação da União Europeia na Guiné-Bissau: http://apo.af/du7ejN… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/concurso-publico-europeaid139095ihsermulti-assistencia-tecnica-para-a-melhoria-da-governacao-das-pescas-na-africa-ocidental-pescao?lang=pt

Posted by: APO | 25 July 2017

Troika and EU Joint Statement on South Sudan

The members of the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and the European Union condemn the continuing violence in South Sudan, especially the Government of South Sudan’s current offensive against SPLM-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) forces near Pagak, as well as ongoing road ambushes and attacks by the SPLM-IO. The Pagak offensive is a clear violation of the unilateral ceasefire declared… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/declaration-conjointe-de-la-troika-et-de-lunion-europeenne-sur-le-soudan-du-sud?lang=en

Les membres de la troïka (Norvège, Royaume-Uni et États-Unis) et l’Union européenne condamnent la poursuite des violences au Soudan du Sud, et notamment l’offensive actuelle par le gouvernement du Soudan du Sud contre les forces du SPLM-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) près de Pagak, tout autant que les embuscades sur les routes et les attaques menées par le SPLM-IO. L’offensive de Pagak, qui viole… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/declaration-conjointe-de-la-troika-et-de-lunion-europeenne-sur-le-soudan-du-sud?lang=fr

According the Prime Minster’s Chief Security Advisor, György Bakondi, Libya’s security and the closure of the Libyan migration route is increasingly becoming an outstanding European interest in view of the fact that huge numbers of people who are not political refugees have set out for Europe from Sub-Saharan Africa and many more are waiting in preparation. Speaking on Hungarian M1 television’s… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/closing-the-libyan-migration-route-is-an-increasingly-important-european-interest?lang=en

Le 13 juillet 2017, Total ([www.Total.com](http://www.total.com/)) et Worldline [Euronext : WLN] ([www.Worldline.com](http://www.worldline.com/)) ont signé des accords commerciaux, de financement et de coopération technologique les engageant avec la Fintech africaine InTouch ([www.InTouchgroup.net](http://www.intouchgroup.net/)). Aux termes de ces accords, Total et Worldline accompagneront le déploiement… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/total-and-worldline-partner-with-african-fintech-intouch-to-support-deployment-of-guichet-unique-an-innovative-digital-solution-for-retail-networks?lang=fr

Total ([www.Total.com](http://www.total.com/)) and Worldline [Euronext: WLN] ([www.Worldline.com](http://www.worldline.com/)) signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch ([www.InTouchgroup.net](http://www.intouchgroup.net/)) on July 13, 2017. Under the agreements, Total and Worldline will support the deployment of the Guichet Unique solution in eight… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/total-and-worldline-partner-with-african-fintech-intouch-to-support-deployment-of-guichet-unique-an-innovative-digital-solution-for-retail-networks?lang=en

Minister in the Presidency Responsible for Women, Hon. Susan Shabangu invites media to the launch of a National campaign “Against Violence Towards Women and Children” which has been initiated by the National Religious Leaders Council (NRLC), Rhema Family Churches (RFC), International Federation of Christian Churches (IFCC) in partnership with Civil Society formations like SAVE SA and Section27.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/minister-shabangu-to-participate-at-the-media-launch-of-the-national-campaign-against-violence-towards-women-and-children?lang=en

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