WIN an Invitation to the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) – the leading hotel investment conference in Africa!


apoDAKAR, Senegal, September 19, 2016/ — APO ( will award one African journalist/blogger with one round trip ticket and accommodation to attend the 2016 edition of Africa Hotel Investment Forum – the leading investment conference in Africa (, to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, on 4-6 October 2016.

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum is attended by the highest calibre international hotel investors of any conference in Africa, connecting business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into hotel development and other hospitality and tourism-oriented projects across the continent.

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.

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For instance, the three previous recipients of the AfricaCom invitation were science journalist Aimable Twahirwa from Rwanda (, 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.

APPLY NOW to win the invitation:

The deadline for entry is midnight GMT on 25 September 2016.

The winner will be announced on 27 September 2016.

*APO will  pay for one round trip ticket and accommodation in Kigali. APO will not pay for visa, food, local transport or any other expense.

Distributed by APO on behalf of APO.



Aïssatou Diallo
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