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Rwandan Journalist Johnson Kanamugire Wins APO Group Invitation to Cover One of the World’s Largest Events for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Dubai

APO Group will offer one round trip ticket and accommodation in Dubai for Johnson Kanamugire to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai

APO offers invitations each year to major African events as part of our commitment to supporting journalism in Africa

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 6, 2017/APO/ --

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the advisory firm for companies entering the African market or expanding their presence in Africa, and owner of Africa Wire® and MENA Wire®, the press release distribution services dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, today announced that Journalist Johnson Kanamugire (@K_Ugire) from Rwanda has won APO Group’s invitation to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) (www.AIMcongress.com/en) – one of the world's largest events for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) –, to be held on April 2-4, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

The 2017 edition of AIM expects to welcome more than 15,000 participants, heads of states and governments, businessmen and investors from over 140 countries across the globe.

APO Group will offer one round trip ticket and accommodation in Dubai for Johnson Kanamugire to cover the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM).

“APO Group congratulates Johnson and is proud to offer this opportunity to an experienced Journalist with a rich background. APO offers invitations each year to major African events as part of our commitment to supporting journalism in Africa,” says Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group.

Johnson Kanamugire is a reporter with The East African and Rwanda Today newspapers, both regional weeklies published by the Kenya-based Nation Media Group. Kanamugire is based at The East African’s Rwanda Bureau where he covers a variety of beats including business for both the main paper and Rwanda Today, a smaller weekly specific to Rwanda.

During his six years of experience, the Journalism and Communication School graduate at the National University of Rwanda has developed a career in broadcast, print and online journalism.

He worked for Radio Salus and Isango Star prior to joining KFM’s digital desk in 2013.

APO Group provides consultancy for companies entering the African market or expanding their presence in Africa. APO Group understands that securing and consolidating your position in such a diverse and complex market is important and often requires expert advice. From market research to meeting country stakeholders, from defining your digital communication strategy to meeting with the press, APO Group provides tailor-made solutions that will accelerate your market entry and development in Africa.

The advisory firm owns and manages Africa Wire® and MENA Wire®, the press release distribution services dedicated to Africa and the Middle East and is the global leader in media relations related to Africa and the Middle East.

More than 40 PR agencies have used APO Group services over the last 12 months, including Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Weber Shandwick, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, APCO Worldwide, Edelman, Porter Novelli (UK), Ruder Finn (UK), FTI Consulting, Idea Engineers, Tribeca PR, Magna Carta, VUMA Reputation Management, WPP Team Gabon, Atmosphere Communications and Djembe Communications, to name just a few.

APO Group services are also used by blue chips Uber, Oracle, General Electric (GE), The Economist, DHL, L'Oréal, Starwood (Now Marriott Group), Hilton Worldwide, PwC, Orange, Philips and many more (the full list of clients is available here: http://APO.af/DJbGqJ).

More information about the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM): www.AIMcongress.com/en

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About APO Group:
APO Group (www.APO-opa.com) provides consultancy for companies entering the African market or expanding their presence in Africa. We understand that securing and consolidating your presence in such a diverse and complex market is important and often requires the appropriate advises. From meeting country stakeholders to meeting with the press, from studying the market to defining your digital communication strategy, we support your market entry and development by providing the solutions adapted to your budget.

APO Group owns and manages Africa Wire® and MENA Wire®, the press release distribution services dedicated to Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2007, APO is the sole press release wire in Africa, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and the Middle East.

With offices in Senegal, Switzerland and Dubai, APO Group has a media database comprising over 250,000 contacts in Africa and 45,000 in the MENA region, and it is the main online community for news relating to Africa.

APO Group offers a complete range of services, including press release distribution and monitoring, online press conferences, interactive webcasts, media interactions, strategic advice, public diplomacy, government relations and events promotion. To find out more, please visit www.APO-opa.com.

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