Media Relations - The African Press Organization Announces an Alliance With Comtex, the Leading Provider of Real-Time Content for Investors

By African Press Organization - Apo, PRNE
Thursday, November 18, 2010

DAKAR, Senegal, November 19, 2010 - The African Press Organization ( ) announced today
an alliance with Comtex News Network, Inc. ( ) for the
distribution of its Africa-related wire services via

Through an agreement with Comtex, the leading provider of real-time
content for investors, news releases issued by enterprises, governments,
political and economical organizations, NGOs and United Nations duty stations
across Africa concerning the continent's economical, political, legal and
social events and news will be made available to thousands of professionals

"Through this new partnership with Comtex, we shall be providing a
greater visibility of our clients' news releases (, in particular to the global business
community," says Nicolas POMPIGNE-MOGNARD, APO's Secretary-General.

"This new alliance with Comtex further enriches APO's portfolio of
strategic partners, and thus, reinforces our position as global leaders in
the dissemination of economic news related to Africa," added Nicolas
POMPIGNE-MOGNARD, considering that the African Press Organization has proved
once again to be the mouthpiece of the African economy across the world and
continues to strengthen its position as the global leader in the distribution
of Africa-related news.

According to the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB),
Donald Kaberuka, the dissemination of economic information related to Africa
participates in the development of the African continent.

The African Press Organization is already engaged in active partnerships
with PR Newswire, global leader in news and information distribution services
for professional communicators ( ), LexisNexis, the
worldwide leader in legal and News & Business information ( ), BurellesLuce, a 120-year-old media-monitoring
service provider located in the U.S. ( ), A24
Media, Africa's first online delivery site for material from journalists,
African broadcasters and NGOs from around the continent ( ),, the first web source of francophone
African news, receiving over five million visitors each month ( ),, The English section of ( ), and, a media outlet that provides
information about doing business and investing in Africa. (

Comtex News Network, Inc. is a leading news aggregation service that has
successfully provided satisfied customers with customized news and content
for more than two decades. A leading provider of compelling and useful
electronic real-time news and content, Comtex has developed the methods and
technology to meet constantly shifting demands of publishers and clients.

About the APO

APO is the global leader in media relation services in or related to
Africa and partners notably with PR Newswire, LexisNexis. APO has its
headquarters in Dakar (Senegal) and its Regional Office for Europe in
Lausanne (Switzerland).

    Contact :

    Jennipher TAMBADOU
    Business Development Manager
    Tel.: +221-33-829-64-33 - Skype : apo-opa5
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Contact : Jennipher TAMBADOU, Business Development Manager, Tel.: +221-33-829-64-33 - Skype : apo-opa5, Email: bdm1 at .

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