Cocoa industry stakeholders accept price dictated by Ghana, Ivory Coast

Stakeholders accept demands Ghana and Ivory Coast on Wednesday announced that they had won concessions from stakeholders in the cocoa industry, including acceptance of a $2,600 floor price for a tonne of cocoa. The two nations had threatened to stop selling their production to buyers unwilling to meet a minimum price. Following a two-day meeting […]

African Public Relations Association (APRA): We are Hiring

Post: Governance & Economic Counsel Role: Part time The African Public Relations Association (APRA) the umbrella body for the practice of public relations in Africa is seeking the services of an individual that will primarily advice its Executive Council on issues of governance and economy in Africa. APRA at it’s next level of engagement, desires […]

APRA Joins in the Celebration of Mandela Day

In line with the United Nations General Assembly declaration of July 18 as Nelson Mandela International Day, African Public Relations Asociation (APRA) joins the world to celebrate one of Africa’s greatest assets whose name can never be omitted in the history of the African continent. Madiba as he was fondly called devoted 67 years of […]

APRA President lauds South African Government on List of Visa Free Countries

Barely a week after the 12th African Union (AU) Heads of State extraordinary Summit on African Continental Free Trade (CFTA), South Africa has granted Ghana and a few other countries a visa-free status. In a statement released by the South Africa Minister of Home affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, citizens of seven countries will be able to […]

A PR PRACTITIONER’S PERSPECTIVES OF KIGALI

As delegates to the annual Africa Public Relations Association (APRA 2019) conference in Rwanda, we touched down in Kigali after 11:00 pm on Monday, May 13, 2019 on board Rwandair. Personally, I was quite expectant in view of the stories I had heard about the country regarding its cleanliness and the fact that they do […]

Fifty-four countries, one heartbeat

In a dusty corner sits a drum, a piece of decor. Long gone are the days it was used to celebrate good news, signal war and accompany stories passed from one generation to the next. There isn’t another symbol so truly African, that unites us and inspires emotion. Every African country has its own drum, […]

Ethical storytelling: The quest to enhance Africa’s narrative

In its pursuit to enhance Africa’s narrative, the African Public Relations Association (APRA) will once again host its annual African Public Relations Conference, which is set to take place in Kigali, Rwanda from 13 to 17 May 2019. Now in its 31st year, APRA’s conference is geared to inspire and provide a platform to share […]

First Bank of Nigeria Limited Partners on the APRA Rwanda 2019

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is partnering with the African Public Relations Association (APRA) to foster Africa’s growth and development through the 31st Annual Conference of the association tagged ‘APRA Rwanda 2019’. APRA Rwanda 2019 is scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda from May 13-17, 2019 at the Serena Hotel and delivering the […]