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APO (company)

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Industry  Public relations
Founder  Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard
Type of business  Private
Area served  Africa and Middle East
Headquarters  Dakar, Senegal
Number of employees  55
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Key people  Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard (Founder and CEO)
Services  Press release wire distribution and media relations in Africa and the Middle East

APO (formerly known as African Press Organization) is a press release wire distribution service and media relations company based in Switzerland. It offers press release distribution and monitoring, online press conference, webcast, op-ed placement, events promotion, online reputation and media monitoring. Its headquarters is in Dakar, with offices in Senegal, Dubai, Hong Kong, India and Seychelles.


The company owns and manages Africa Wire and MENA Wire, press release distribution services focusing on Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2007, APO is the sole press release wire in Africa.

Content partnerships

APO has content partnerships with Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, LexisNexis, Dow Jones Factiva, Proquest, Acquire Media, Comtex, and 50 other African websites. APO also provides a feed of Africa-related news releases to 250 million mobile subscribers in 30 countries in Africa.

APO ended its partnership with PR Newswire in October 2012.


APO is an authorized agency in Africa for GlobeNewswire NASDAQ OMX Group. It is also an authorized agency in Africa for CSRwire, the Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire.

APO manages, a source of press releases and multi-media files related to Africa, publishing press releases, videos, photos, documents and audio-files for clients including Fortune 1000 companies, PR agencies, government and international institutions, including the United Nations, the European Commission, the International Criminal Court, and the African Development Bank Group.


APO' clients include the following companies, institutions and organizations.


APO (company) Wikipedia

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