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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 Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, signing 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)
    • (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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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:…

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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 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…

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The World Communication Forum Association Names APO Wire as Official Newswire Service for World Communication Forum 2017

More than 40 PR agencies have used APO Group services over the last 12 months

The World Communication Forum Association (WCFA) (www.WCFA.ch) announced today it has named APO Wire (www.APO-opa.com) as the Official Newswire for the Geneva World Communication Forum 2017 (www.ForumDavos.com), a unique platform for a global meeting of influencers of the worldwide communications industry, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, during the week…

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The Holmes Report selects APO as the official newswire to cover the launch of its first African SABRE Awards

More than 40 PR agencies have used APO services over the last 12 months

The Holmes Report (www.HolmesReport.com), the most influential and authoritative voice of the global public relations industry, and the African Public Relations Association (www.AFPRA.org) announced today that APO (www.APO-opa.com) will be the official newswire of the first ever African SABRE Awards (www.APO.af/a0sTo), which recognise Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation & Engagement.…

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APO Launches Search for its New CEO

Founder and current CEO to continue as chairman

APO (www.APO-opa.com), the sole press release wire in Africa since 2007 and owner of Africa Wire® and MENA Wire® press release distribution services dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, announced today that it is looking for a new CEO. Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, founder and CEO of APO, confirmed that, after…

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Kenyan Journalist Aggrey Mutambo Wins APO Invitation to Attend the Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2016 in Kigali

APO will offer one round trip ticket and accommodation in Kigali for Aggrey Mutambo to attend the leading hotel investment conference in Africa

APO (www.APO-opa.com), the press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and Middle East, today announced that reporter Aggrey Mutambo (@agmutambo) from Kenya has won APO’s invitation to attend the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) 2016, the…