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 African Development Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings (www.AfDB.org) which will
take place in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, from 11th to 14th June, 2019.
The Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank is an annual rendezvous for leaders from across Africa and around the world to discuss the state of the African economy against the background of leading issues and developments in the global system.
The deadline for entry is midnight on 13 May 2019.
Winner will be announced on 15 May 2019.
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 journalist John Churu from Botswana and journalist Lilian Murugi Mutegi from Kenya In September 2016, reporter Aggrey Mutambo from Kenya 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 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 and the APO Media Award 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.
African journalists can also win an invitation to attend the EurAfrican Forum 2019
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