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Djembe Communications Expands in Ghana, Signing MOU with Ghanaian PR & Events Management Agency The One Event (TOE)

Strategic Partnership Strengthens Consumer PR and Events Capabilities of Consultancy

Accra | Ghana, March 28, 2017: Djembe Communications, a pioneering pan-African communications consultancy, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The One Event, a leading Ghanaian public relations and events management agency, to form a strategic partnership.

Combining Djembe’s award winning international corporate communications and financial PR capabilities with TOE’s consumer PR and event expertise is a strong offering to existing and potential clients in Ghana and West African region. The expanded team, consisting of Djembe Country Manager Toyin Dania and TOE’s team of seven Ghanaian staff, will be in an even stronger position to deliver successful and impactful communication programs for clients with a particular commitment to both Anglophone and Francophone West Africa.

In Ghana to announce the MOU, Djembe Communications’ Director-International, Kevin Nolan explained, “We are thrilled to further grow our presence in Ghana with this partnership with TOE, as we will now offer our clients not only an added consumer PR and events capabilities but also be able to provide clients more in-depth insights in the West African regional market. Being the communications partner of choice across Africa, we are investing in expanding our local presence in key markets such as Ghana. With our cross-border approach when it comes to building strategies and delivering campaigns for our clients, the Ghana TOE team will be an integral part of our global network and be a benefit to all of our clients.”

In addition to a presence in Accra, Djembe is present in Angola, Mozambique, Morocco, Nigeria, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States through a wholly owned and integrated network of offices.

Paschorina Tedjame-Mortty, Managing Director of The One Event, added, “At The One Event, we recognize that the world is constantly evolving and we must be ahead of this evolution. We are therefore excited about the potential and injection of energy our strategic partnership with Djembe Communications presents not just for us, but for our clients across West Africa and the ever evolving Ghanaian business community. Our values that are centered on going the extra mile and providing high quality, creative services will only be amplified by Djembe’s award winning capabilities and solid African footprint.

Tedjame-Mortty will be working closely with Toyin Dania, Country Manager for Djembe Communications Ghana, to service existing clients such as Vlisco, Philips, Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation and Infinix amongst others. Djembe and The One Event will consult across the whole spectrum of communications encompassing consumer marketing, digital, events management, reputation management and stakeholder engagement as well as branding and design.

For more information, visit our websites: www.djembecommunications.com or www.theoneevent.com.

Ghana Media Contact
Lambert Akwa | +233 (0) 577 683269 | +233 302 798910 | Lambert@theoneevent.com

International Media Contact
Kiran Makhija | +971 55 368 8705 | kiran.makhija@djembecommunications.com

About Djembe Communications
Named after the West African drum, Djembe Communications is an independently owned, pioneering pan-African consultancy with a mission to become the communications partner of choice in sub-Saharan Africa by combining global expertise, local market capabilities and customized solutions to deliver best-in-class services to clients.

Djembe comprises an organically grown international network with local market presence in Angola, Mozambique, Nigeria, Ghana, Morocco, Switzerland, United Kingdom, UAE and the USA. The consultancy’s continued expansion builds on its remarkable success achieved in just one year and half by providing leading industry recognized capabilities. In 2016, Djembe won the Stevie Bronze Award for the 2016 Public Relations Agency of the Year for the Middle East and Africa category and Two IPRA Golden World Awards for launch of New Service Category for Djembe Insights and Publications category for Djembe Insights report. Sweeping the Awards in Angolan markets, the Consultancy won the Lusos Awards 2016 edition for Agency of the Year award for PR specifically for Angola, Lusophone Agency of the Year award for PR and a Bronze for Djembe’s CSR ‘My Dream’ project in Angola. Djembe also gained international recognition by winning the In2 SABRE Award in the Best Live Event category for the Djembe Insights Roundtables and honoured to have won four prizes at the 2016 edition of the Hermes Creative Awards.

About The One Event (TOE)
Established in 2006 by Paschorina Tedjame-Mortty, TOE started life in London before relocating to Ghana in 2012. Over the years, the agency has executed events and PR activities in the UK, Ghana, Togo and Nigeria. TOE is defined by their highly personal, creative and can-do approach, which is why they have produced some of the most exclusive and high profile events, ranging from award ceremonies and charity fundraising galas to fashion shows, private parties and conferences. TOE also has extensive experience in creating imaginative and results-driven PR campaigns for emerging and established brands and organizations.