Source: Centurion Law Group |

Centurion Law Group Expands its Team to Support the Growing Flexible Legal Services

The expansion of the Centurion team comes at a strategic time for the pan-African legal conglomerate as it rolls out the first Africa-wide flexible legal services mode, CenturionPlus

The Centurion Law Group (www.CenturionLG.com) today announced the hiring  of Glenda Irvine-Smith  and Unathi Twala as Director of Business Development & International Relations  and Communications Coordinator respectively. These additions to our Johannesburg office is a valued addition to CenturionPlus, Africa’s first flexible legal services model. Glenda Irvine-Smith, with an exceptional…

Source: Amnesty International |

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Authorities must reopen media outlets and end crackdown on internet freedom

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) authorities shut down internet connection and SMS services countrywide on 31 December in a bid to stop what it termed “rumour mongering” about the election outcome

Following further closures of media outlets and a mounting crackdown on internet and mobile messaging in the wake of elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes Joan Nyanyuki said: “The authorities in the DRC must immediately reopen…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary |

Hungary accredits first ever Ambassador in Liberia

The Hungarian Ambassador to Ghana recently presented his credentials to Liberian President George Weah

"Hungary has accredited an Ambassador in Liberia for the first time: the Hungarian Ambassador to Ghana recently presented his credentials to Liberian President George Weah”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced on Monday at a press conference in Budapest following talks with Liberian Foreign Minister Gbehzohngar Milton…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Change of Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Eritrea in February 2019

Mr Alisdair Walker has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Eritrea

Mr Alisdair Walker has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the State of Eritrea in succession to Mr Ian Richards. Mr Walker will take up his appointment in February 2019. CURRICULUM VITAE Full name: Alisdair Walker Married to: Sue Walker Children: Three 2015 to 2018 FCO, Head, China Internal Section,…

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Source: Forbes |

Forbes: The Gabonese Journalist Who Built A Multi-Million Dollar Media Relations Company

Forbes interviews the founder of APO Group, a leading media relations consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East

Franco-Gabonese entrepreneur Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the founder of the APO Group (www.apo-opa.com), a leading media relations consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. The company, which Pompigne-Mognard founded in 2007, employs close to 80 employees across its offices in Switzerland, Dubai, Senegal and Hong…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Justice and Correctional Services Committee welcomes the appointment of new National Director of Public Prosecutions

Committee Chairperson, Ms Madipoane Refiloe Moremadi Mothapo, said she has full confidence in Adv Batohi steering the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) back onto the path where it will restore the confidence

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has welcomed the appointment of Adv Shamila Batohi as the new National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP). Committee Chairperson, Ms Madipoane Refiloe Moremadi Mothapo, said she has full confidence in Adv Batohi steering the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) back onto the path…

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APO Group (www.apo-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, today announced the appointment of Lionel Reina as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment was acknowledged with a photo of Lionel Reina displayed on the NASDAQ Tower in New York's Time…

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Source: APO Group |

APO Group Appoints Former Orange Africa and Middle East Senior Executive as CEO

Lionel Reina’s appointment is a signal of the company’s ambitions as it moves into the next phase of its development

APO Group (www.apo-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, today announced the appointment of Lionel Reina as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Picture of Lionel Reina: https://bit.ly/2BK9fhX   Founder and 100% owner of APO Group, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, 43, will become Chairman. His…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Committee welcomes appointment of new Minister at Home Affairs

The committee is of the view that the appointment of a new executive authority will bring with it innovations aimed at resolving some of the challenges facing the department

The Chairperson of Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, Mr Hlomani Chauke, welcomes the appointment of Dr Siyabonga Cwele as the new Minister of Home Affairs. The committee is of the view that the appointment of a new executive authority will bring with it innovations aimed at resolving some of the…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Pre-Election Crackdown on Activists

Expand International Sanctions Against Rights Abusers

The Democratic Republic of Congo government has made new arrests of pro-democracy activists during November 2018 ahead of presidential elections scheduled for December 23, Human Rights Watch said today. Congolese authorities should immediately halt the crackdown and, with the support of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo, investigate and…