300 new generation leaders to participate in ALN forum

October 5, 2012


This year’s event will be held from October 10 to 13 in Accra, Ghana/XINHUA-File
ACCRA, Ghana, Oct 4 – Over 300 dynamic new generation leaders from 40 African countries are expected to participate in this year’s Africa Leadership Network (ALN) 3rd Annual Gathering scheduled for October 10 to 13 in Accra, Ghana.

The Annual Gathering is ALN’s flagship event which aims to build collaborations for unlocking high-potential opportunities in the continent.

Commenting on the essence of the conference, Africa’s mobile devices brand, Mi-Fone CEO Alpesh Patel said the event will be an opportunity for the young investors to share business ideas and ensuring unity in the African continent.

“ This is one of the reasons ALN has been so exciting for me… meeting other new generation thinkers who also believe and know that money is not made but earned, that one has to work hard,” said Alpesh.

According to the ALN website, this year’s event will be attended by a stellar list of high-profile African leaders including Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, Zimbabwe Deputy Prime Minister, Arthur Mutambara, Nigerian businessman Alhaji Aliko Dangote, and British-Nigerian Actor, Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Key highlights on the agenda include ‘The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship’ awards ceremony to recognise the continent’s most impressive entrepreneurs.

The most prestigious African business awards, dubbed the ‘Oscars of business in Africa’, are on their sixth year.

Participants at the conference will carry home Mi-Fone merchandise comprising Mi Q100 loaded with Africa’s diverse music, poetry and comedy from artistes such as Kenya’s Liz Ogumbo.

Mi-Fone, is one of the major sponsors of the conference.

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