LAUSANNE, Switzerland, April 1, 2019– APO Group the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, will award one African journalist transport, accommodation and daily allowance to attend the 2019 EurAfrican Forum which will take place in Cascais, Portugal, from 4-5 July, 2019.
The EurAfrican Forum is an annual event designed to encourage greater collaboration between Europe and Africa. Last year’s forum was attended by African government ministers from Angola, Algeria, Benin, Cape Verde, Egypt, Senegal, Kenya and Tunisia. Entrepreneurs, investors, NGOs, activists, social influencers and international media were also in attendance sharing their views on how Africa and Europe can work together towards prosperity.
The deadline for entry is midnight on 6 May 2019.
Winner will be announced on 8 May 2019.
APPLY to win the invitation: www.APO-opa.com/eurafrican-
Each year APO Group offers journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa.
For instance, the three previous recipients of the AfricaCom invitation were science journalist Aimable Twahirwa from Rwanda (www.bit.ly/2y42xAe), journalist John Churu from Botswana (www.bit.ly/2NVy4PP) and journalist Lilian Murugi Mutegi from Kenya (www.bit.ly/2y7EuAi). In September 2016, reporter Aggrey Mutambo from Kenya (www.bit.ly/2RdhgSe) has won APO’s invitation to attend the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), the leading hotel investment conference in Africa. In October 2018, Online News Editor Frank Eleanya from Nigeria (https://bit.ly/2YBnTBI) has won APO’s invitation to attend the Web Summit, the Largest Tech Conference in the World.
APO Group also sponsors the APO Energy Media Award (www.bit.ly/2NSbJ5D) and the APO Media Award (www.bit.ly/2DNPDfU) where a journalist wins $500 a month for one year, one laptop and one intercontinental flight ticket to a destination of his or her choice as well as one year of access to over 600 airport VIP lounges.
The founder and chairman of APO Group, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is a member of the Advisory Board of the EurAfrican Forum.