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African Leadership Magazine Presents: An African Exchange Gala Affair

The passion to integrate responsive leadership in tomorrow’s leaders has brought about a world-wide, world-class concept based on real investments- fabric, fashion and cloth/textiles within one forum. A PERFECT FUSION OF CULTURAL EXCHANGE!

ATLANTA - June 24, 2013 - PRLog -- ATLANTA, GEORGIA USA- United Kingdom based, African Leadership Magazine will present in Atlanta, Georgia USA, a conceptual forum entitled, “The African Exchange and Investment Forum” on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.

The purpose of the concept is to fuse nations,government leaders and captains of industry while engaging in cultural exchanges of artistic ideas and social responsibilities fused, with flairs of world-class entertainment, while drawing focus to tangible investments.

The African Leadership Magazine,through its Social Responsibility arm, it’s non-governmental organization known as Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), currently in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, has adopted the SEND A CHILD TO SCHOOL TODAY program to give orphans and vulnerable children the opportunity to achieve their full potential through educational support and assistance. These organizations offer scholarships to indigent orphans and children with disabilities. Currently, the organization governs 82 Children under its care, in several secondary schools across Nigeria, Liberia, Kenya and Ghana and is totally responsible for their cost of education at the senior secondary level. For the 2013/14 Academic session, CELD’s mission is to adopt 200 additional children across these countries.

Fabric being an absolute necessity for personnel and home use, automotive industries, businesses, flooring, transportation, fashion designers and world of entertainment, is synonymous with the pure blank slate of cotton or a silk worm, deriving from many different continents to be infused with the talents of an artist to bring the canvas to life.

The discovery of dyed flax fibres in a cave in the Republic of Georgia dates back to 34,000 BCE. It is this industries investment endeavors that has, indelibly fused Africa and America’s cotton and textile industries together forever.

It is in this light that the African Leadership Magazine presents a wonderful collaboration of cultural exchange Featuring- Velasquez Production's Fashion Conductor Ms. Sandra Velasquez, in association with - international couture designers: Ms. Sonia Noel- Guyana, Mr. Matthew Cashe- Trinidad & Tobago and Mr. Laron Harlem, Jr. and Mr. Laron Harlem, Sr. - Atlanta, GA (Colour Me Blind), paired with a perfect fusion of entertainment with the incomparable Sheila Ray Charles, daughter of Georgia’s LEGENDARY Ray Charles and, the Golden voice of R&B, Mr. Tony Terry, in one gala affair.

These talented artisans will assemble to exchange and demonstrate their cultural gifts as they come together to honor former Governor and, current Senator, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki who is slated to receive covenanted awards from the Georgia Governors Office, Georgia’s Secretary of State and the City of Atlanta, amid a confirmed guest list that reads like a who’s who of top brass African and Georgia dignitaries’. Dr. Saraki was an elected governor of Kwara State, Nigeria, in 2003 where he served two terms in office and, in the April 2011 elections, was elected Senator for Kwara Central.

Senator Dr. Saraki will be celebrated for his works, contributions, dedication and championship towards Health, Agriculture, Education, National Economy and worldwide Environmental issues and policies to which His Excellency Amb Ade Adefuye, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the US, Amb Geoffrey Teneilabe(Consulate General of Nigeria located in Atlanta, GA), Alh Abdulfatah Ahmed (Executive Governor of Kwara state), Sen. Mohammed Shaaba Lafiagi (National Assembly), Dr. Abubakar Kannike (Commissioner for works and Transport), Mrs. Comfort Afolayan (commissioner for Women Affairs), Hon Udi- Deputy Speaker, Jigawa State, the entire delegation of Kwara State House of Assembly and National Assembly members as well as, the African Leadership Magazine applaud.  

Special Invited honored Georgia Guests' are Governor Nathan Deal, Atlanta Mayor Kassim Reed, Ambassador Andrew Young and all elected officials and Dignitaries’.

The Theme: The Importance of Business, Cultural Arts and Investments between Africa, Georgia and the US" and will ensure with a Panel discussion with GA Rep. Billy Mitchell, GA Senator Donzella James, GA Senator Gail Davenport and while His Excellency Abdul Fatah Ahmed, Executive Governor of Kwara State Nigeria will speak on the investment potentials in Kwara state.

The invocation will be delivered by Bishop Dr. Barbara King of Hillside International Chapel and Truth Center, Atlanta,Georgia USA with the Keynote for the evening by former Georgia State Senator, Steen Miles who will speak on US/AFRICA RELATIONS: INVESTMENTS, DEVELOPMENT AND CULTURAL EXCHANGES.

Donations will assist SEND A CHILD TO SCHOOL TODAY program.

ABOUT The African Leadership Magazine is a pan-African flagship publication read by over 180,000 targeted international investors, business executives, government policy makers and multilateral agencies across Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the US. It is distributed at major international and African Leadership events around the world.

It is a niche and unbiased African voice born out of a desire to ameliorate the lot of Africans by focusing on individuals and corporate bodies that are known for their legacy-based approach to leadership around the world. The African Leadership Magazine believes in building sustainable leadership in Africa and America through the exchange of ideas in tandem with other nations and their cultural arts.

Together, the African Leadership Magazine, and the Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), strongly believe in the statement of Professor Richard Whitfield, the founding Chairman of the United Kingdom National Family Trust, “We cannot become individuals unless we have someone who is rationally, irrational and permanently committed to our welfare and interest. We ARE NOBODY WITHOUT A COMMITTED SOMEBODY. We therefore are resolved to being a committed “somebody” so that the ‘nobody’s of life can become somebody.”

LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Atlanta North and South Ballrooms- 265 Peachtree Street Northeast Atlanta, GA 30303  June 25, 2013 from 6PM to 10PM.

Register at http://africanexchangeandinvestmentforumatlanta.eventbrit...

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