APRA 2020 Conference Host

The African Public Relations Association (APRA) wishes to inform its members and the general public that APRA 2020 Conference will no longer be hosted by Ghana as announced in Kigali, Rwanda earlier this year. This decision was taken by the Institute of Public Relations (IPR) Ghana owing to grounds that 2020 is an election year […]

GLOBAL ALLIANCE NEWSLETTER

Representing over 280,000 practitioners and academics across 126 countries worldwide Global Alliance News New membersGlobal Alliance welcomes its two new members: CMC Connect Limited (Nigeria) and PR Media (Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia).CMC CONNECT is a communications holding company established in 1992. This organisation which embedded its foot prints in the Nigerian business climes began as a PR firm and in time grew to […]

APRA President Calls for Peace on Xenophobic attack.

The African Public Relations Association (APRA) President, Mr Yomi Badejo-Okusanya has called for peace amongst Africans living in Africa following the xenophobic attacks currently going on in South Africa. The gory site of Africans killing fellow Africans within its continents is a deep cut in our veins. Mr Yomi Badejo-Okusanya made this call recently at […]

Ghana is being heralded as the next big tourist destination. Here’s why

When some of the most well-known faces from the African diaspora arrived for a recent vacation in Accra, Ghana, it looked like just another gathering of famous people.Actors including Idris Elba rubbed shoulders with supermodel Naomi Campbell, TV sports presenter Mike Hill, and author Luvvie Ajayi. Behind this meet-up of box office stars, fashion royalty […]

Ghana, South Africa to conclude negotiations on visa waivers

Ghana and South Africa are to meet next month to conclude negotiations on a visa waiver between them. South Africa’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Lulu Xingwana, said his country’s Head of Immigration, will be in Ghana to conclude the agreement. Ms Xingwana, told the Daily Graphic during a South African Tourism roadshow in Accra, that […]

Facebook to stop stalking you off-site – but only if asked

Facebook is drawing back the veil to show what data it collects on users. Many may not like what they see. A feature in settings called Off-Facebook Activity will show all the apps and websites that send information about you to Facebook, which is then used to target ads more effectively. You will also be […]

African Migrations

“Did you know only 11 African countries either request no visa or just a visa on arrival for all African citizens? #EquatorialGuinea is the least open country, with all African citizens needing a visa”- Mo Ibrahim Foundation Read more on #AfricanMigrations Forum Report of Mo Ibrahim Foundation here  https://t.co/EC2h3UuQ5S Good morning #Africa! #Agenda2063

U.S. Speaker commends Ghana for declaring 2019 as ‘Year of Return’

The United States of America’s House of Representatives Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has praised Ghana for declaring 2019 as ‘Year of Return’. Leading a thirteen member Congressional black caucus to address the country’s legislators on Wednesday, July 31, she said, “I’m particularly honoured to be the first US Speaker to address the Ghanaian Parliament.” “Our delegation […]