APO, the press release distribution service dedicated to Africa and the Middle East, and the global leader in media relations related to Africa and Middle East, today announced that reporter Aggrey Mutambo from Kenya has won APO’s invitation to attend the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) 2016, the leading hotel investment conference in Africa to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, on 4-6 October 2016.
APO will offer one round trip ticket and accommodation in Kigali for Aggrey Mutambo to attend Africa Hotel Investment Forum.
“APO congratulates Aggrey and is proud to offer this opportunity to an experienced reporter with a rich background. APO offers invitations each year to major African events as part of our commitment to supporting journalism in Africa and creating opportunities for journalists to learn and grow across Africa,” says Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO.
A trained journalist, Aggrey Mutambo joined the Nation Media Group in 2009 and currently writes for the Daily Nation. He holds a Masters Degree in Diplomacy from the Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi.
Each year APO offers journalists the opportunity to attend major African events such as the African Development Bank Annual Meeting and AfricaCom as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa.
For instance, the three previous recipients of the AfricaCom invitation were science journalist Aimable Twahirwa from Rwanda (http://apo.af/nsQpxT), journalist John Churu from Botswana and journalist Lilian Murugi Mutegi.
APO also sponsors the APO Energy Media Award and the APO Media Award where a journalist wins $500 a month for one year, one laptop and one intercontinental flight ticket to a destination of his or her choice as well as one year of access to over 600 airport VIP lounges.