APRA ANNOUNCES TANZANIA AS HOST FOR 2022 CONFERENCE

The 33rd edition of the Annual African Public Relations Association (APRA) Conference will be hosted in Dar es Salaam, the largest and business capital city of Tanzania from May 23rd – 27th, 2022. Aptly tagged APRA Tanzania 2022, the conference will continue the association’s longstanding quest to change Africa’s narrative by further defining strategies for […]

This New Pilot Program is Bringing Electric Cars to the Streets of Rwanda

Citing a strong electricity grid in Kigali, Volkswagen is rolling out a Rwandan version of their “e-Golf.” Rwanda is now the first country on the continent to feature fully electric cars from Volkswagen. Starting today, there will be four models of the popular Golf model, now dubbed “e-Golf,” on the streets as part of partnership […]

Former APRA President, Joseph Allotey-Pappoe passes on.

It is with deep sadness in our hearts that we announce the passing away of Mr Joseph Allotey-Pappoe, Former President, Institute of Public Relations (IPR), Ghana and two-time President of African Public Relations Association (APRA). Mr Allotey-Pappoe passed on Monday October 28, 2019 in his home country Ghana. The entire council and members of APRA […]

GLOBAL ALLIANCE HOLDS FIRST REGIONAL CONFERENCE IN CHINA. MEETINGS OF BOARD AND REGIONAL COUNCIL ALSO BEING HELD IN HANGZHOU.

The Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communications Management which represents over 280,000 professionals in 126 countries is holding its first regional conference in China from today (Friday, 25 October 2019) until Monday (28 Oct 2019). A Global Alliance board meeting and a meeting of the Alliance’s newly-formed Asia-Pacific Regional Council led by Chair, Prita […]

President of Global Alliance and Irish business leader honoured in USA with top global award for lifetime achievement in international public relations

Justin Green, President of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management and CEO of Wide Awake Communications in Dublin, Ireland, has been honoured by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) with their Atlas Award for Lifetime Achievement in International Public Relations. He received the prestigious award today (Mon, 21 Oct) at the […]

APRA TANZANIA 2020

Dear Professional Colleagues, Warm greetings and trust your week has been great so far? This is to announce the early bird registration for APRA Tanzania 2020 Conference starting from November 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020. Early bird registration cost 750USD per delegate and only applies within the period stipulated. Any payment after January 31, […]

APRA Tanzania 2020

APRA Tanzania 2020 May 11-15 Key Theme: ‘One Africa! March To Economic Integration & The Role of Public Relations’. The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) between member states, aims at creating a single continental market for goods and services as well as customs union with the free movement of capital and persons. Signed in […]

APRA 2020: ‘And The Winner Is TANZANIA!’

Following the inability of our initial nominee to host the 2020 edition of the African Public Relations Association’s (APRA) Annual Conference, the Executive Council is pleased to announce Dar es Salaam,Tanzania as the new location. The earlier announced dates of May 11-15, 2020, however remain sacrosanct. The choice of Dar es Salaam was made after […]

Nobel Peace Prize: Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed wins

The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who made peace last year with bitter foe Eritrea. He was awarded the prize for his efforts to “achieve peace and international cooperation”. Mr Abiy’s peace deal with Eritrea ended a 20-year military stalemate following their 1998-2000 border war. He was […]

Rwanda launches ‘first made-in-Africa’ smartphones

Rwanda has opened Africa’s first smartphone manufacturing plant in the capital, Kigali, in an event attended by President Paul Kagame. Manufactured by technology company Mara Group – the Mara X and Mara Z smartphones – will use Google’s Android operating system and cost 175,750 Rwandan francs ($190; £155) and 120,250 Rwandan francs ($130;£106) respectively. “This […]