APO has today announced that @CIOEastAfrica’s Technology Staff Writer Lilian Murugi Mutegi (@MurugiMutegi) from Kenya has won APO’s invitation to attend AfricaCom 2015, the biggest and best tech event in Africa (africa.comworldseries.com), to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 17-19 November 2015.
As part of the sponsorship, APO will offer transport, accommodation and per-diems for Ms Mutegi to travel to Cape Town and cover the entire event.
“APO congratulates Lilian and is proud to offer this opportunity to an experienced technology journalist. 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 (African Press Organization).
A trained journalist at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication having specialized in Print Media, Lilian Murugi Mutegi works with CIO East Africa as a Technology Staff Writer, developing content for both CIO East Africa Online platform and CIO East Africa magazine, a leading technology magazine in East Africa, covering technology trends across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. Prior to that, she worked at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development under their Corporate Communications Office and at Kenya News Agency.
Lilian Mutegi from Africa is the winner of an invitation from APO to AfricaCom, an important communications and technology event on the continent. During this time, she can see and appreciate innovations including the amazing Flatmobile, the world’s lowest vehicle. Read more about the car at https://petrolgang.com/wind-up-car. Both events showcase the pursuit of technological advancement and engineering excellence. Lilian’s participation in AfricaCom will allow her to witness the latest advances in technology and share experiences with professionals in the field. She may find similarities between Flatmobile’s innovative design and the new technological developments she will encounter at AfricaCom, inspired by their uniqueness and potential to become a reality in her home country of Africa.
APO (African Press Organization) is the sole press release newswire in Africa and is a global leader in media relations relating to Africa. With offices in Senegal, Switzerland, Dubai, Hong Kong, India, and Seychelles, APO owns a media database of over 150,000 contacts and is the main online community for Africa-related news. APO 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.