Cameroon Journalist Wins APO Trip to 2019 EurAfrican Forum
A Cameroonian journalist, Monica Nkodo, has won the APO Group invitation to attend the 2019 EurAfrican Forum. This event is one of the most prestigious EU-Africa events.
Annually, APO Groups offers African journalists the opportunity to participate in the major events as a part of its commitment to support journalism in Africa. The group offers one African journalist transport, accommodation, and daily allowance to attend the EurAfrican forum.
The leading press release distribution service and media relations consultancy in Africa and the Middle East – APO Group – today announced that a journalist from Cameroon Monica Nkodo has won APO Group’s invitation to attend the 2019 EurAfrican Forum. The Forum is expected to take place at the usual venue; Cascais, Portugal, from 4-5 July.
The annual event is designed to encourage greater collaboration between Europe and Africa. The previous forum was attended by African government ministers from Algeria, Benin, Angola, Egypt, Tunisia, Cape Verde, Kenya, and Senegal. Activists, social influencers, entrepreneurs, investors, NGOs, and international media were also in attendance, sharing their views on how Europe and Africa can work together towards prosperity.
Nkodo, 31, was born and raised in Cameroon. She studied at the Advanced School of Mass Communication (ASMAC) of the University of Yaoundé II, in Cameroon. In 2010, she earned her Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Communication. On the 1st of February, 2019, Monica celebrated her 10th anniversary at Cameroon Tribune. Cameroon Tribune is the national bilingual daily newspaper where she has written articles for a number of desks – society, sports, culture, politics, and economics; amongst other contents.
In 2011, she conducted investigative research about children living with diabetes, which won her the prize of the best journalist in the print press. She is also among the African Contributors for Contemporary Art; an Online Magazine focused on contemporary art.