Winner of APO Invitation to AfricaCom 2012 Revealed

John Churu

John Churu from Botswana wins APO invitation to participate in the AfricaCom 2012

The African Press Organization (APO) today announced that ICT journalist John Churu from Botswana won APO invitation to participate in the AfricaCom 2012, the premier Pan-African communications event, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 13 to 15 November 2012.

APO will offer transport, accommodation and perdiem for Churu to travel to Cape Town and cover the entire event.

For three years, Churu has been Botswana Bureau Chief for ( and has written extensively on ICT issues.

“We are delighted for John and hope that this experience at the AfricaCom 2012 will benefit not only him, but also and its readers”, said Eloïne Barry, APO Executive Director.

Churu has written for the Sunday Tribune and Mmegi Newspapers in Botswana. He is a member of the Botswana Editors’ Forum.

More information about AfricaCom 2012:

Media contact:

Aïssatou Diallo

+41 22 534 96 97

Source: APO -Press Release – 1 October 2012

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