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APO Group and Kwesé Sports announce strategic alliance to promote rugby across Africa and the globe

Partnership means increased exposure for African rugby as teams compete to join the world’s elite at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, today announced a strategic alliance with Kwesé TV’s sports content platform Kwesé Sports (www.Kwese.ESPN.com), arguably Africa’s most trusted source for sports programming, aimed at developing the reputation and image of African rugby on a global scale.…

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APO Group unveil the referee jersey of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup’s final games

APO Group logo patch to appear on all referee jerseys during the final games of the iconic Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 - qualifier for the 2019 Rugby World Cup

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the main Official Partner of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), today announced a jersey sponsorship with World Rugby’s African association. As part of the sponsorship programme, APO Group's logo will be featured prominently on the referee uniforms for the final games at the climax of the Rugby Africa Gold…

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APO Group announces exclusive partnership with Getty Images for the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018

The partnership will bring the Rugby Africa Gold Cup competition to almost one million Getty Images customers

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations’ consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, today announced an exclusive strategic distribution partnership with Getty Images (www.GettyImages.com), a world leader in visual communications. The partnership will bring the Rugby Africa Gold Cup competition to almost one million…

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APO Group unveils world-first print monitoring for press releases distribution in Africa

APO Innovation Lab has designed a cutting-edge print monitoring system for press releases distributed across Africa

Upon successful completion of a three-month testing period, APO Group (www.apo-opa.org) today unveiled its print monitoring workflow system for press releases distributed across Africa. For the last couple of years, APO Innovation Lab has worked towards developing an advanced automation tool that pinpoints where customers’ press releases have been picked…

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APO Group and Mara Foundation create strategic partnership for Mara Mentor programme

APO Group and Mara Foundation, Mara Group’s philanthropic arm will collaborate to elevate opportunities for African entrepreneurs to find mentors

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East and Mara Foundation (www.Mara-Foundation.org), founded by Ashish J Thakkar (www.AshishJThakkar.com), today announced they signed a partnership agreement with special focus on Mara Mentor’s (https://Mentor.Mara.com) flagship programme, Mara One-on-One. Mara One-on-One objective is to support the start-ups…

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Ecobank renews partnership with APO Group

New contract highlights APO’s reputation as the preferred supplier of news distribution solutions for Africa’s most influential brands and businesses

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, is delighted to announce a new contract with the biggest independent Pan-African banking group Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com). The new deal will support Ecobank and Ecobank Foundation (http://EcobankFoundation.org) in optimizing the awareness of their activities across Africa which…

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    • (From Left to Right) – Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Bill Beaumont, Chairman of World Rugby during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • (From Left to Right) – Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
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APO Group becomes the Official Partner of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa

APO Group and the Africa's Rugby Governing Body, Rugby Africa sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), World Rugby’s African association, today announced a landmark multi-year agreement appointing APO Group as the Official Partner of Rugby Africa. The new partnership represents the highest level of sponsorship, and marks a…

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APO Group Helps Organizations Stay Ahead of News Consumption Trends with the Launch of Video Newswire®

Recent study reveals that TV is the primary source of information in Africa and the Middle East

A recent study by the Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has revealed that TV is the most popular news medium in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. When asked about how they stay informed about the latest news in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and United Arab…

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APO Group mourns the passing of former International Advisory Board Member Lucia Grenna

It is with great regret that we have learned of the passing of former APO International Advisory Board Member Lucia Grenna

It is with great regret that we have learned of the passing of former APO International Advisory Board Member Lucia Grenna. Paying tribute to Lucia Grenna, APO Group's Founder and CEO, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard said, “It is with great sadness that we learned of Lucia’s passing. As one of the first…

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Win an invitation to the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and be the privileged journalist to cover the landmark event

As part of its CSR policy, APO Group gives every year the opportunity to African journalists and bloggers to attend exclusive events held in the largest cities of the continent

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com) is delighted to announce the launch of its prize draw to win an invitation at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) (www.Africa-Conference.com). The prize draw reflects the company’s DNA and commitment to supporting journalism in Africa by responding to one of the biggest challenges local professionals face:…