APO (http://www.apo-opa.com) will award one African journalist/blogger with transport, accommodation and a daily allowance to attend the 2015 edition of AfricaCom — the biggest and best tech event in Africa (http://africa.comworldseries.com), to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 17-19 November 2015.
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.
The two previous recipients of the AfricaCOM invitation are science journalist Aimable Twahirwa from Rwanda (http://www.apo.af/nsQpxT) and journalist John Churu from Botswana (http://www.apo.af/QpEYBG).
APO also sponsors the APO Energy Media Award (http://www.apo.af/IVnNJR) and the APO Media Award (http://www.apo.af/erwHiu) 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.
APPLY to win the invitation: http://www.apo-opa.com/application_twitter.php?L=E&vc=WIN
The deadline for entry is midnight GMT on 7 October 2015.
The winner will be announced on 12 October 2015.
APO (African Press Organization) (http://www.apo-opa.com) is the sole press release newswire in Africa and the global leader in media relations relating to Africa.
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It offers a complete range of services, including press release distribution and monitoring, online press conferences, interactive webcasts, media interactions, strategic advice, public diplomacy, government relations and events promotion. To find out more, please visit http://www.apo-opa.com.