Content on this site includes reports, speeches, press releases and announcements from governments, non-governmental organizations and other newsmakers, inside and outside of Africa. These documents are selected by our editors to augment the reports and commentaries from African news organizations (for a list of publishers click here) and are included to provide our audience with access to original material, directly from the source.
Hundreds of organizations supply press releases and other material, and we select the most newsworthy. Below is a list of frequent contributors.
See African Action above.
Merged with others to form Africa Action in 2001.
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH), founded in 1903, is a worldwide organization of scientists, clinicians, and program professionals whose mission is to promote global health through the prevention and control of infectious and
The Cato Institute was founded in 1977 by Edward H. Crane. It is a non-profit public policy research foundation headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Institute is named for Cato's Letters, a series of libertarian pamphlets that helped lay the philosophica
The Liberia Media Project is a partnership of the UK-based International Alert and three Liberian groups, namely, Press Union of Liberia, Center for Justice & Peace Studies and the Justice and Peace Commission. The project was set up in 1998 to addres
The All Africa Games Organizing Committee - responsible for the Abuja 2003 Games
A non-profit, non-governmental organization that seeks to organize Ethiopian journalists and protect press freedoms in Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Press Agency, established in 1940, is a public media enterprise operating in Ethiopia. It is the sole publisher of the only daily Amharic language newspaper known as “Addis Zemen.” The enterprise also publishes “The Ethiopian Herald”, a
Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is a "Think Tank Without Walls" connecting the research and action of more than 600 scholars, advocates, and activists seeking to make the United States a more responsible global partner. It is a project of the Institute for
Established by the Global Development Program Group, a UK-registered not-for-profit organisation, the Humanitarian Development Program is an initiative organised to tackle the global concern of humanitarian relief and the requirements of emerging and deve
The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations is a non-profit, non-governmental Organization (NGO) representing national industry associations and companies from both developed and developing countries.
International PEN, the worldwide association of writers with 145 Centres in 104 Countries, exists to promote friendship and intellectual co-operation among writers everywhere, to fight for freedom of expression and represent the conscience of world litera
INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 186 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police co-operation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services whose mission is to preven
The King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue is an intergovernmental organization whose mandate is to promote dialogue to prevent and resolve conflict and to enhance understanding and cooperation .
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is an African initiative that has been established to: * Stimulate debate on good governance across sub-Saharan Africa and the world * Provide objective criteria by which citizens can hold their Governments to account
The Partnership (PMNCH) joins the reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health communities into an alliance of more than 500 members, across seven constituencies.
Reach for Change is an international non-profit founded in Sweden. Our vision is a world where all children and youth reach their full potential. We're working towards this vision by finding local social entrepreneurs and empowering them to develop and sc
To provide a coordinated global approach to fighting malaria, the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership was launched in 1998 by the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
South African History Online (SAHO), established in 1998 and registered in June 2000 as a not for profit Section 21 organisation, has become the largest and most comprehensive online website on South African and African history and culture
Traces its roots to October 2016, when an alliance charter was drafted and approved by three of Sudan’s largest professional groups. Namely, The Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, The Sudanese Journalists Network, and The Democratic Lawyers Associat
The Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa (SDGC/A) is an international organization that supports governments, civil society, businesses and academic institutions in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa. We build upon Afr
CTA is an ACP-EU institution working in the field of information for development.
The Tribune is a privately-owned fortnightly newspaper published in Blantyre, Malawi's biggest city and the main industrial and commercial centre.
U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is America’s development bank.
News updates from UNIDO
United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali, established on 25 April 2013
Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) is a nonprofit human rights organization whose core objective is to foster a culture of human rights in Zimbabwe as well as encourage the growth and strengthening of human rights at all levels of Zimbabwean society