1000 press releases about COVID-19 in Africa distributed by APO in 20 days

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APO Group announced that it has distributed more than 1000 press releases regarding COVID-19 in Africa, in only 20 days, as part of its pro-bono initiative to support the dissemination of coronavirus-related information from African governments to the press and public.
APO Group aggregates and distributes all relevant content issued by African governments for free through its press release distribution service and a specially-designed coronavirus tag on Africa-Newsroom.com. Government-issued information is distributed in English, French, Portuguese, and Arabic.
As the largest press release distribution service in Africa, APO Group reaches more than 400,000 journalists working in or reporting on the continent.
Dozens of African governments are benefitting from the programme, including: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Libya, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.