May 222014
 
DHL Doubles its Press Release Distribution in Africa

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com), the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa, today announced its renewed and extended contract as exclusive supplier for press release wire distribution in Africa with DHL (http://www.dhl.com), the global market leader [...]

May 202014
 
Mail and Guardian Launches New Africa Digital News Platform

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The wait is over in Africa for a homegrown platform that tells its many stories from a mature perspective, rather than from the tired metaphor of an emerging giant. It’s not only Africans who want better insight into their continent – the world also wants to [...]

May 142014
 
CPJ calls for probe into French journalist's death in CAR

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for an immediate investigation into the death of French freelance photojournalist Camille Lepage, 26, in the Central African Republic. In a statement issued today, the French government said that French troops had discovered Lepage’s body in a vehicle driven by [...]

May 132014
 
NUSOJ condemns arrest, detention of journalists in Somaliland

MOGADISHU, Somalia, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is shocked and deeply saddened with the detention of journalists for allegedly “defaming” Somaliland officials and “publishing false Information”.   Two journalists, Yusuf Abdi Gabobe, owner and chairman of Haatuf Media Network, and Ahmed Ali Igeh, Editor-in-chief of Haatuf [...]

May 132014
 
Africa Intelligence offers its subscribers a free mobile application

PARIS, France, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa Intelligence (http://www.AfricaIntelligence.com) is today launching a mobile application for the exclusive use of its subscribers. After having gone 100% digital in April 2013, Africa Intelligence is pursuing its development and can now offer its readers the opportunity to access all their content on mobile appliances: [...]

May 132014
 
Somaliland authorities arrest two journalists

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A regional court in the semi-autonomous republic of Somaliland remanded two journalists into custody on Saturday after charging them with libel, false publication, and anti-state propaganda, according to news reports and the local Somaliland Journalists’ Association. Yusuf Abdi Gabobe, chairman of the Haatuf Media Network, and [...]

May 122014
 
Tigo's Business Unit to develop fibre and cable services

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Tigo Tanzania (http://www.tigo.co.tz) announced today that it has created a “Tigo Business” unit to develop a series of products using high-speed fibre connections to support the needs of the country’s large corporate organisations as well as its small and medium-sized enterprises.   The newly-established [...]

May 122014
 
SkyVision Strengthens its Commitment to Deliver Superior Telecommunications Solutions in Guinea

Hertfordshire, UK, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), a leading global communications provider, today announced its ongoing commitment to strengthen the telecommunications market in Guinea, by launching the company’s new fibre and wireless based services, SkyVision SkyFibre.     A member of the “Guinéenne de la Large Bande” (GUILAB) [...]

May 122014
 
Winner of APO Invitation to the 2014 AfDB Annual Meetings Revealed

KIGALI, Rwanda, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — APO (African Press Organization) today announced that Sudan Tribune Associate Editor Julius N. Uma won the APO invitation to participate in the Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), taking place in Kigali, Rwanda, on 19-23 May 2014.   “Transportation, accommodation and daily allowances [...]

May 112014
 
VIDEO-PHOTO PRESS RELEASE: Kofi Annan Launched the 2014 Africa Progress Report

ABUJA, Nigeria, May 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Mr Kofi Annan, chairman of the Africa Progress Panel (http://www.africaprogresspanel.org) launched the 2014 Africa Progress Report to the media from London on Thursday the 8th May 2014. The report finds that African countries can reduce poverty and inequality by boosting agriculture, which affects two thirds of [...]

May 112014
 
Minister Paradis to Hold Media Teleconference from Abuja, Nigeria

OTTAWA, Canada, May 8, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, will hold a media teleconference from Abuja on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The Minister will speak to Canada’s appointment as Chair of the Re-Designing Development Finance Steering Committee for the Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals as [...]

Oct 032013
 

The Radio Télévision Guinée sound archive Dr Graeme Counsel has announced the completion of the preservation and digitisation of the sound archive located at Radio Télévision Guinée in Conakry. The British Library’s “Endangered Archives Programme” provided Major Research Project funding for the project, which catalogued and archived 9,410 Guinean songs. Most of the recordings, which [...]