African Leadership UK Concludes weeklong working visit to The Gambia

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…Signs MoU with Global Properties
…Awards 3 Scholarships

United Kingdom
November 1, 2021

As part of her week-long visit to The Gambia, the African Leadership U.K. group, publishers of African Leadership Magazine U.K., hosted the Gambia African Business Leadership Forum. The Forum, which is in keeping with the organization’s sustained efforts towards promoting investment, entrepreneurship, and development in Africa, had the key business, political and diplomatic leaders. Some of the guests include Her Excellency, Isatou Touray, Vice President of the Gambia; World Bank Country Director for the Gambia; UNDP Country Representative for the Gambia, Mr Saul Frazer, MD/CEO Global Properties Ltd, The CEO, The Chief Executive Officer, OIC Secretariat Gambia, Mr Yankuba Dibba,  among others.

The Forum with the theme, Cross Border Trade & Investment Opportunities in Africa, provided a robust platform to discuss Gambia’s growing business landscape and the opportunities and challenges. In her opening remark, the Vice President charged participants to take advantage of the unique business opportunities that the Gambia offers.

The Chairman & Founder of the African Leadership U.K. group, Dr. Ken Giami on his part, charged stressed the need for proper marketing of the country’s potentials to the global investing public.  

The highpoint of the Business Forum was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Global Properties, the Gambia leading real estate conglomerate, and the African Leadership Group, promoting the organization’s continental footprints.      

Some highlights of the weeklong visit included a private meeting with His Excellency, Adama Barrow, President of The Gambia; visit to the U.K. High Commissioner to the Gambia, Nigeria Ambassador to the Gambia, and the Senegal Ambassador to the Gambia.

African Leadership U.K. Group also inaugurated the Gambia Chapter of the African Leadership Scholars Program, with over 60 students drawn from High school and the University.

Scholarships were also awarded to three deserving students as part of the organization’s Send a Child to School program. A CSR initiative of the organization is designed to help indigent students achieve their educational dreams. 

About African Leadership Magazine:

The African Leadership magazine is published by African Leadership (U.K.) Limited, a company registered in the United Kingdom. The magazine focuses on bringing Africa’s best to a global audience, telling the African story from an African perspective; while evolving solutions to peculiar challenges the continent faces today.

Since its maiden edition, African Leadership Magazine has become a leading pan-African flagship leadership-focused publication read by over 1 200 000 targeted international investors, business executives, government policymakers, and multilateral agencies in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, Europe, and the U.S. It is distributed at major international and African Leadership events around the world. The magazine has over 1 000,000 subscribers/Followers on Facebook and a virile readership on other social media platforms. It is a niche and unbiased African voice born out of a desire to tell the African story from an African perspective by focusing on individuals and corporates known for their legacy-based approach to leadership.

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