LAGOS, Nigeria, August 19, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An African civil society or non-governmental organization will receive the $100,000 ONE Africa Award to continue to amplify the work they are doing on the continent. The ONE Campaign will present the next ONE Africa Award to a deserving Africa-led organization that has demonstrated commitment and success in their advocacy to promote the attainment of one or more of the Millennium Development Goals.
Join the conversation on Twitter and ask your questions live about the ONE Africa award.
WHO: ONE.org (http://www.one.org) hosts a LIVE Twitter Chat with the 2014 ONE Africa Award Winner from Nigeria, Friends Africa. Chidi E. Koldsweat, Communications Manager for Friends Africa, will be answering all your questions about the $100,000 award, its application process and its impact.
WHEN: THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
TIME: 9:30 am – 10:30 am Lagos time (Time converter: http://www.apo.af/ksxudG )
HOW: Use the following Twitter handles to participate in the conversation
@Friends_Africa (https://twitter.com/friends_africa) and @ONEinAfrica (https://twitter.com/oneinafrica)
Use #ONEAfricaAward to follow the conversation
All questions and Friends Africa answers will be re-tweeted at @ONEinAfrica (https://twitter.com/oneinafrica)
Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of ONE.org.
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