APRA to hold 29th Annual Conference in Morocco

The 29th edition of the annual African Public Relations Association (APRA) conference themed “Competitive Africa: Effective Positioning through Integrated Communications” is set to hold in Casablanca, Morocco from the 10th to 12th May, 2017. The Annual Conference which attracts professionals in advertising, brand management, broadcast journalism, publishing, film-making, print journalism,…

President Akufo-Addo appoints Deputy Communications Director
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed a young entrepreneur and communications expert Fatimatu Abubakar as Deputy Communications Director at the Office of the President. The appointment is line with Section 14 (2) of the Presidential (Transition) Act, 2012 which mandates the President to appoint people to serve in... Read more
PR Professionals urge to invest in shaping their own image
Fashion Public Relations Specialist, Ms. Faith Senam Ocloo, has called on fellow PR professionals to focus on shaping their own image while they shape that of their organizations and clients. She made this known when she took her turn to host #PRChatAfrica weekly PR Chat on Twitter on the... Read more
Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards
The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017. The African Excellence Awards were created to honour the most outstanding achievements of communications and HR professionals in their field. They are part of a worldwide implementation of Excellence Awards,... Read more
Living It: Spotlight on PR Woman Brooke S. Nuwati
Brooke S. Nuwati is a Senior Officer, Internal Communications & Engagement Organization: Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Daily PR Africa caught up with Brooke on her journey through being the PR Woman she is now. Describe your job in one sentence. I’m a Corporate Communications professional, currently employed at GNPC, where... Read more
James Wilson on why PR’s success revolves around relationships
James Wilson is the general manager of Waggener + Edstrom (WE) South Africa. An experienced practitioner who has worked on both the agency and client sides of the industry, Wilson believes successful PR begins and ends with relationships, and how they are managed. He also believes a tight budget... Read more