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APO Group’s new exclusive agreement with Getty Images offers a unique global platform for African press releases and images

Images – and press releases – about Africa will be made instantly available to over one million global Getty Images subscribers

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, today signed an exclusive agreement with Getty Images (www.GettyImages.com), a world leader in visual communications, that will make images – and press releases – about Africa instantly available to tens of thousands of media organizations all over…

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APO Group appoints Lynne Krawchuk as Vice President of Digital, Public Relations (PR), and Media Relations

Lynne’s vast experience in global digital and Public Relations roles will help APO Group in its continuing mission to build strong connections between multinational companies and African media

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, today announced the appointment of Lynne Krawchuk as Vice President of Digital, PR, and Media Relations. Lynne will lead APO Group’s consultancy division, helping multinational companies thrive in Africa. In particular, Lynne will focus on building digital…

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African Union of Broadcasting and APO Group join forces to deliver quality Africa-related content to major African and global TV and radios

All video and audio content produced or distributed by APO Group will be made available free of charge to AUB members across Africa, and to AUB’s sister associations all over the world

The African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) (www.uar-AUB.org), the professional body representing national and private televisions and radios from 52 African states, and APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, today announced a ground-breaking partnership that will provide free access to quality African content for…

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How a career in Public Relations helped shape an African Royal

APO Group’s Ewetse Khama is trading in his career in the PR industry to claim his birthright and serve his people as a member of a prominent royal family in Botswana

To some, it might seem like an unusual career trajectory, but for Ewetse Khama, working in the Public Relations industry in Africa has been the perfect preparation for the next step in his unique journey. From today, Ewetse is stepping down from his role at APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading…

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APO Group reflects on COVID-19 response

APO Group launched its Coronavirus Initiative for Africa at the beginning of April 2020

One year on from the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, continues to work on many fronts in the battle against the virus. In March 2020, at a time of great uncertainty for Africa, APO Group Founder and…

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APO Group joins forces with Invest Africa to promote trade across the continent

The partnership brings together two organizations dedicated to increasing investment in Africa and driving prosperity for all Africans

Invest Africa (www.InvestAfrica.com), a prominent business and investment platform for African markets, and APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, have entered a partnership agreement to help boost African economies. For the last 60 years, Invest Africa has led the way in promoting trade…

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APO Group appoints Shaker Akbar as Regional Vice President, Middle East

Shaker will provide strategic support to Middle East-based companies looking to communicate throughout the continent of Africa

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, today announced the appointment of Shaker Akbar as Regional Vice President, Middle East. A sales and marketing veteran, Shaker’s career spans over two decades with some of the most prestigious hotel brands in the world, including the…

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Zimbabwean journalist Debra Matabvu wins the 2020 APO Group African Women in Media Award

This year’s award brought together the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled for a journalism prize in Africa

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, today announced Zimbabwean journalist Debra Matabvu (@dmmatabvu) as the winner of the 2020 APO Group African Women in Media Award. The award recognizes, celebrates, and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.   Debra’s win…

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APO Group Announces finalists for the 2020 APO Group African Women in Media Award

The winner will be bestowed with a USD2,500 cash prize, and online courses from one of the most respected international universities

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, have shortlisted five journalists to win the APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020. The award recognizes, celebrates, and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.    The judging panel for the APO Group African…

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APO Group Vice President Media Relations Fathima Ebrahim to help evaluate Silver Quills entries for International Association of Business Communicators Africa Region

The IABC Africa Regional Silver Quill Awards programme recognises business communication excellence across the continent

APO Group (https://APO-opa.com/), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, is proud to announce that Fathima Ebrahim VP: Media Relations, will be an evaluator for the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Africa Regional Silver Quills awards (https://www.IABC.co.za/). This year there will be 27 evaluators and moderators taking part, with 54…