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AllAfrica Global Media MAURITIUS

Contact : Reed Kramer, Chief Executive Officer - Amadou Mahtar Ba, President - Director
Adresse / Address : 920 M Street SE
      Washington, DC 20003
Tel. : (202) 546-0777
Fax. : (202) 546-0676
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Created : 1999 Statut : Privé

Mission Statement : AllAfrica Global Media is a multi-media content service provider, systems technology developer and the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide. Registered in Mauritius, with offices in Johannesburg, Dakar, Lagos and Washington, D.C., AllAfrica is one of a family of companies that aggregate, produce and distribute news from across Africa to tens of millions of end users. This website,, is among the Internet's largest content sites, posting over 800 stories daily in English and French and offering a diversity of multi-lingual streaming programming as well as over 900,000 articles in our searchable archive (which includes the archive of Africa News Service dating from 1997). Strategic alliances with media and information technology companies, such as Comtex News Network, Radio France Internationale, and the BBC, extend AllAfrica's global reach.

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[FRANCAIS ci-dessous] Most of the stories available on come from more than 100 media organisations : newspapers, news agencies and publications all over the African continent (a list of the content provider with direct links to their respective website is available in the section "content provider"). Thank to this wide variety of source, reflects the diversity of reporting, analysis and commentary from as many as possible of the influential media in every country. They include government and opposition-controlled papers, as well as the growing number of independent, professional news publications across the continent, providing access to a full range of what Africans themselves are saying, thinking and publishing, an unique compilation of information. In addition to providing access to Africa’s media coverage, AllAfrica also publishes original reporting by our editorial team of award-winning journalists. Those stories are labelled "". All other stories are labelled with the name of the originating source. On a typical day, more than 1000 articles are posted on in English and French. The home page offers first "Headlines", "Top News", "Latest News". The home page proposes also access to news by country, or specific focus: Sustainable Africa, Peace Africa, BizTech, Business News, Sports News, Regional News If you want to read stories about a particular area of interest there is a menu of "Topics" half way down the left column of every page. This includes a wide range of subjects and types of story; you can opt to view stories about arts and entertainment, editorial comment from newspapers, education, health, religion, media, etc. These are listed by date, with the first paragraph of each story displayed. There is also a search engine. At the top of every page, slightly to the left, you can see a field in which you can write the keywords you wish to use. Then click on search and a list of search results will appear on a fresh page. They are ordered by date, with newest stories listed first. The searchable database extends back five years and includes our entire archive of more than 850,000 articles. A more advanced access to the archives is limited to the subscribers (US$ 95,00 yearly). ______________________FRANCAIS La plupart des articles disponibles sur « » proviennent de plus de 100 médias africains : journaux, agences de nouvelles et publications partout le continent africain (une liste de ces médias avec un lien direct vers leur site Web respectif est disponible dans la section « notre réseau »). Ces médias sont autant ceux de la presse publique que d’opposition, mais aussi de publications indépendantes et professionnelles. Grâce à cette grande variété de sources, « » reflète la diversité de ce qui se dit, se pense et s’écrit en Afrique. « » édite également des reportages originaux produits par son équipe éditoriale. Par jour, plus de 1000 articles sont postés sur « » en anglais et français. La page d’accueil offre d'abord des « titres », puis les articles « A la une ». De cette page d’accueil on peut aussi accéder aux articles par pays ou par rubrique. Celles-ci sont très variées : BizTech, Arts et Culture, Enfance, Conflit et Sécurité, Finance, Editoriaux, Education, Environnement, Santé et Médecine, Sida | Paludisme, Réponse Humanitaire, NTIC, Justice, Média, Musique, Religion, Réfugiés, Science, Sports, Football, Voyages, Femmes et Genre. Le site offre également un « moteur de recherche » dans les archives qui comptent plus de 850.000 articles. Mais un plein accès à ces archives est réservé aux abonnées (US$ 95,00 par an).

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