Honoring Africa’s Business Trailblazers at the 11th All Africa Business Leader Awards

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Deputy President Paul Mashatile has confirmed his attendance and will serve as the keynote speaker at the 11th All Africa Business Leader Awards (AABLA™). The event will take place on June 23, 2023, at the Sun City Resort in the North West Province. The AABLA celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of African business leaders who have made significant contributions to their companies, industries, and communities.

Celebrating African Business Leaders

The AABLA aims to recognize and honor the diligence and dedication of influential business leaders across the continent. The awards ceremony brings together government officials, ambassadors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, and key African organizations and individuals. The event serves as an opportunity for these leaders to connect and collaborate, inspiring future generations to strive for excellence.

Keynote Address and Importance of the Business Community

Deputy President Paul Mashatile will deliver the keynote address at the AABLA. He will emphasize the important role that the business community plays in addressing the challenges facing Africa. Mashatile will also encourage business leaders to take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to stimulate intra-Africa trade.

Empowering Africa’s Youth

As a strong advocate for young people, Deputy President Mashatile will remind leaders not to overlook the younger generation. He will highlight the value that youth bring to unlocking Africa’s economic growth potential. Empowering and supporting the youth can uplift millions of people out of poverty and create a brighter future for all.

Accreditation and Event Details

The AABLA will take place on June 23, 2023, at the Sun City Resort in the North West Province, starting at 18h00. Members of the media must confirm their attendance for accreditation purposes with Ms. Linah Ledwaba (The Presidency) and Ms. Yolande Du Toit (CNBC Africa) by June 23, 2023, at 16h00. For inquiries, contact Mr. Vukani Mde, Spokesperson to the Deputy President.

Inspiring Future Generations

The AABLA is an important event that celebrates the best and brightest minds in Africa’s business landscape. By recognizing and honoring these trailblazers, the event inspires future generations to strive for excellence and supports continued innovation and growth across the continent.

Nurturing and Empowering the Next Generation

It is crucial to recognize and learn from the experiences and achievements of Africa’s business leaders. The continent has fertile ground for innovation and growth, and by celebrating those who have made a difference, we can inspire others to follow in their footsteps. The 11th All Africa Business Leader Awards serves as a reminder of the importance of nurturing and empowering the next generation of business leaders to unlock Africa’s economic potential and create a brighter future for all.

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