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 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 […]
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 […]
IAA NIGERIA President Pays a Courtesy visit to APRA
The International Advertising Association (IAA) Nigeria President, Dr Tunji Olugbodi paid a courtesy visit to the African Public Relations Association (APRA) at its secretariat in Lagos, Nigeria. The President accompanied by the Executive Director of IAA, Mrs Ayoyinka Ogunsanwo expressed his delight over the warm welcome by the APRA Team and stated the reason for […]
PR In Post Digital Age: Implication For Practitioners
Every day, we see the many changes that the post-digital age brings to business. New industries are springing up, consumer habits are changing, and industries we are accustomed to, are evolving at an accelerated rate. The public relations industry is not any different. With a history as far back as 50 B.C., the business of […]
The African Union has just launched its mobile app
It contains information about the organisation’s history, structure & organs, Constitutive Act, #Agenda2063, main programmes, partners, budget etc. “This handbook is part of the African Union Commission’s commitment towards #accountability”. It provides “a valuable guide to our structure and work”- #AUCommission Chairperson, Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat. Go to #AfricanUnionHandbook on App Store & Google Play.
APRA RWANDA 2019 CONFERENCE UPDATE
Plans are in full gear for APRA Rwanda 2019 and our first recce visit has been done. Change of Venue This is to notify everyone that there has been a Change of Venue, our conference will now hold at the Kigali Serena Hotel and no longer Kigali Convention Centre. Please all should take note and share this information within […]