Professor Lambert Kaboyi and Erik Nyindu for work in synergy between the CPA and the presidential press

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Lubumbashi, May 2nd, 2022 (CPA).- The Director General of the Congolese Press Agency (CPA), Professor Lambert Kaboyi and the Presidential Press Director Erik Nyindu, met on Saturday at the Karavia Hotel in Lubumbashi , where they agreed on the principles of working in synergy between the CPA and the presidential press, in the treatment of information relating to presidential activities. To this end, the two officials have agreed to meet regularly to discuss a common editorial line in order to avoid any misunderstanding about information concerning the highest authority in the country. With this in mind, Professor Lambert Kaboyi requested and obtained from his interlocutor, an increase in the number of CPA permanent staff at the Presidency of the Republic. While acknowledging the need to strengthen this team of CPA permanent staff at the Presidency of the Republic, Erik Nyindu insisted on the presence of female journalists within this new team.

« We must respect the parity between men and women advocated by the Head of State, Félix Tshisekedi », underlined the Director of the presidential press who also asked the CEO of the CPA to meet him in the next few days in Kinshasa. , to establish the principle of active collaboration between the two parties. The CPA, the first source of information in the DRC, we recall, has already switched to international standards thanks to multimedia, including image, sound, video in addition to writing. It has a new face with the multimedia dimension within the framework of the evolution of New Information and Communication Technologies (NTIC).

CPA journalists have appropriated the multimedia that is already operational within this public media. Through in particular the Atlantic Federation of African News Agencies (FAAPA), of which it is a member, the CPA has a very high visibility in broadcasting in Africa and in the world and it constitutes, for this purpose, an essential and essential instrument. in the media coverage of the activities of the President of the Republic, at the African and international levels. The CPA is still among the top 10 national news agencies in Africa. ACP/