Date Published: 09/26/10
Media relations – Alliances with A24Media and Afrik.com further cements APO’s position as global leader in dissemination of Africa-related news
The African Press Organization (APO) announced today an alliance with A24 Media, Afrik.com and Afrik-News.com to distribute its wire service via www.a24media.com, www.afrik.com and www.afrik-news.com.
Through an agreement with the multi-lingual wire service, news releases issued by governments, political organizations, NGOs and United Nations duty stations across Africa concerning the continent's political, legal and social events and news will be made available to the more than 1.1 million readers of these well recognized leading websites concerning Africa affairs.
“As global leader in media relations services related to Africa, the African Press Organization is constantly exploring opportunities that provide quick access to current news releases from the African’s most important institutions and companies”, says Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, APO’s Franco-Gabonese General Secretary.
“Aligning with A24 Media, Afrik.com and Afrik-News.com further cements our position as the global leader in distribution of Africa related press releases.”, Mr. Pompigne-Mognard added.
A24 Media is Africa’s first online delivery site for material from journalists, African broadcasters and NGO’s from around the continent.
Afrik.com and Afrik-News.com are a reference point for Afro-centric news items online as well as one of Google's best referenced pages concerning African news and events.
The African Press Organization is already engaged in active partnerships with PR Newswire, global leader in news and information distribution services for professional communicators (www.prnewswire.com), with LexisNexis, the worldwide leader in legal and News & Business information (www.lexisnexis.com), and with BurrellesLuce, a 120-year-old media-monitoring service provider located in the U.S. (www.burrellesluce.com).
About the African Press Organization (APO)
APO owns a media database of 25,000 contacts and is the most trusted and important Africa-related news online community. APO offers a complete range of media relations tools including press release distribution, press videoconference, webcasts, events promotion, and media monitoring.
The African Press Organization provides free services to African journalists, innovative communications products to Public authorities, companies, and supports many African and International institutions in their strategic communications.