Isaac Khisa from Uganda
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Ugandan scribe Wins APO Invitation to Africa Hotel Investment Forum


Ugandan journalist Isaac Khisa has won APO Group’s invitation to attend the 2019 Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), the premier hotel investment conference in Africa.

The forum will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from September 23 to 25.

APO Group will offer one round trip ticket and accommodation in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) for Isaac Khisa to attend the 2019 AHIF.

The Forum attracts many prominent international hotel owners, investors, financiers, management companies and their advisers. The latest edition of AHIF is predicted to be the biggest event of its kind ever staged in Africa, generating millions of dollars for the local economy, and billions for the continent as a whole.

Isaac Khisa has more than 10 years’ experience as a writer and Business Editor at the Independent Publications Limited and the Nation Media Group’s publications – The East African and Daily Monitor.

He has won various journalism accolades including the Pan-African Re/insurance Journalism Awards 2017, organised by the Nigerian-based Continental Re-insurance, Uganda National Journalism Awards 2013 and 2017 for the business, finance and economy category by the African Centre for Media Excellence (A.C.M.E) and the Water Efficient Maize for Africa  Journalist of the Year 2012- Media Biotech Awards.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Makerere University and currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Uganda Management Institute.

“APO Group congratulates Isaac Khisa and is happy to be able to offer this opportunity to him. Each year, APO Group offers invitations to major events as part of our commitment to stimulate the growth of the journalism sector in Africa. It is important for us to support the development of journalists across Africa by creating opportunities on the ground when and where possible,” says Lionel Reina, CEO of APO Group.